Tea is chock-full of antioxidants that repair cellular damage, which leads to wrinkles and disease. That's why it seems such a shame to throw out a tea bag after it's served its purpose. As it turns out, the last place we should throw used tea bags is in the trash. There are multiple ways to heal health ailments and spruce up our beauty regimens, homes, and even gardens with the help of a brewed tea bag or two.
Lights, artwork, organization--when they come together you get makeup magic. So instead of getting ready at a dreary desk, check out these 22 inspiring ideas and start designing the vanity of your dreams.
There's nothing worse than walking into a furniture store, falling in love with a piece, and then coming down with a severe case of sticker shock. Luckily, IKEA offers stylish pieces that are readily available on a budget and can serve as foundations for your own stylish versions of pricier pieces. Check out our favorite IKEA hacks from around the web to inspire your next home improvement project.
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.
Nothing feels better than saving a few--sometimes quite a few--bucks and making something yourself. We've rounded up some of the best home tutorials out there to help you organize, decorate, and entertain with ease. If you're moving into a new house or in need of a redesign, let us inspire you with 18 easy DIY home projects.
Being truly organized extends far beyond keeping a tidy workspace or home. It's about keeping your life in order, from your schedule to your chores to your thoughts and beyond. Sound like an overwhelming task? Consider the benefits: While getting yourself into a habit of being organized requires an investment of time and energy, once you're in a groove you'll reap huge rewards, including less stress, more efficiency, a sharper mind, and the knowledge that when you want to find something, you'll know exactly where it is. If you're ready to join the ranks of highly organized people, adopt the following eight habits.
Giving someone flowers is a sweet gesture but if you don't know how to care for them, that sweet gesture won't last more than a few days. I'd come across a few odd tips for how to keep flowers alive longer: adding vinegar to the water, putting a penny in the vase, and bleach were among them. In the interest of not believing everything you read on the Internet, I decided to test them all out on bouquets of roses. You'll be surprised at the simple trick that will keep your flowers alive!
Who says home organization has to be boring? Thanks to this easy DIY, you can make simple rope bowls on a budget. Use them to hold jewelry, toiletries, or even fruits.
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.
Dishwasher? No problem. High heat? But of course. When my non-stick cookware began to look past its prime, I simply threw it in the trash and bought another. (Did I mention that they're cheap, too?)
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?
Metallic tattoos aren't just for your skin! Thanks to this clever DIY, you can also use them to embellish planters. The project is so easy that even beginner crafters can take it on.
Add a dose of shabby chicness to your home with this stylish storage solution. You can rest a DIY blanket ladder against the wall and use it to drape blankets for a decorative way to store your winter must-haves.
Limited space or short on funds, but still want your space to look super chic? We've got you covered with these bedroom organization DIY projects. We're all about displaying our most prized possessions in the open to show them off. Try these bedroom organization ideas for a pretty boudoir. Staying organized has never looked so good.
The internet is going crazy over these pictures, and it's totally understandable.
Changing your interior design with the seasons can be a tricky, time-consuming task. Some people seem to have endless hours and dollars to switch up their space every time the wind blows (or freezes, or humidifies, or whatever). I am not one of those people, and if you aren't either, go ahead and check our cheat-sheet for easy, cheap apartment redecorating. Picking a few pieces to mix and match as the seasons change can make you look like you've got your act together, even if you only have the time to switch out a throw pillow.