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Transform Your Home without Buying a Thing

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 14, 2014

Are you depressed by the blah look of your personal space when you come home at the end of the day? Maybe you have a stack of old clothes, unfiled paperwork and cassette tapes un-listened...


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These Magnet Gadgets Simplify DIY

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2014

Your first do-it-yourself project as a child may well have involved magnets. Whether you glued buttons and pebbles onto magnetic backing to adorn your family’s fridge, or experimented...


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Furnishings for Frequent Movers

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 28, 2014

Some folks live in the same place all their lives, while others change residence every few months. If you fall into the latter category, you may move due to employment, education, finances...


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Do Your (Interior) House Painting Homework

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 14, 2014

When your home’s interior needs a decorating boost, painting is a cost-effective method which can give you a great new look with a price tag much lower than that of a complete...


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Lively Uses for Dead Trees from Hometalk

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 13, 2014

After this winter’s heavy gales, a friend of mine was left with a dangerously unsteady tree in her front yard. She hired a gardener to chop it down before it could come crashing...


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Hosting a Successful Outdoor Celebration at Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 05, 2014

Graduation, weddings, the Fourth of July … summer is jam-packed with exciting events! Why not take advantage of the warm weather and host a celebration in your own garden? Make...


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How to Use Every Fabric Scrap

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 30, 2014

The story is told of a dedicated crafter whose workroom was filled floor to ceiling with leftovers from her past projects. She couldn’t bear to...


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10 Bright Ideas for Repurposing Just About Anything

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 29, 2014

Beyond recycling, repurposing (also known as “upcycling”) simply means finding a new use for an old item. You might change a leaky bucket...