We all wanted to be Harry Potter growing up, and though we wouldn't jump at the chance to have a bedroom under the stairs, the nostalgia factor here is undeniably tempting. Accio a half million pounds!
It's time to upgrade from those paper coasters you have accumulated over the years to these luxurious DIY gilded agate coasters. While some may be willing to spend a fortune on a set of these, you don't have to. Follow these instructions to make your very own coasters for less than $30 and a half hour of your time!
Some people throw everything in the washer immediately after they buy it. Others (ahem ... me) prefer to live on the wild side. So who's right? Is washing new pieces right away always necessary? Or does it vary by item--sheets versus towels, underwear versus T-shirts?
I'm lucky to have mature fruit trees growing in my yard, but the last of my pears have been harvested, my plums have been stewed and frozen, and I realize I'm just two holidays away from winter. I'm dreaming of warm, savory dishes, preferably made with fresh herbs, which means it's time to bring the garden indoors. I like to stick to a few easy-to-grow basics like the ones on the list below, which offers a hierarchy of the easiest herbs to grow indoors organized by difficulty.
Paying your house guests a nice compliment is the perfect way to start off a dinner party on the right foot. And what better way to flatter your guests than laying some nice words at their feet. We went with "Cute Shoes," but you can customize your DIY doormat to say whatever suits your personality best.
So you moved into your new dorm and found you have WAY more actual stuff than real estate. Resist the urge to panic and check out our easy DIY storage hacks that will have your new place feeling like a cozy, specious home in no time.