We've all been sucked into a white elephant exchange at one point or another, going home with a useless gag gift. But wouldn't it be great if the pool was stacked with things you'd actually want to keep? Luckily, we've rounded up a few options that are cute, quirky, and all less than $30.
This year, flatter the new homeowner in your life with a darling gift. Nothing says, "Happy Holidays" quite like a polka-dotted tea kettle or a sparkly set of monogrammed champagne flutes. These are our top picks for the housewarming gifts that will make her welcome home so much sweeter.
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Whether you're painting the interior of your home yourself or hiring a professional to help, estimating how much paint to buy in advance will save you valuable time and money. It's an easy process involving third-grade math skills, which I'm sure many of you have brushed up on over the years while helping your kids with their homework.
The internet is going crazy over these pictures, and it's totally understandable.
Summer isn't complete without cheery home decor. Instead of spending a pretty penny, make a set of DIY placemats. Even beginner crafters can take this on.
You're late, you're late, for a very important date! If you are always running a few minutes behind, it's time to craft yourself a solution with this DIY wall clock!
It's time to get out the 'Honey-do' list and begin those chores around the house you have put off; but if your honey won't do or you simply cannot manage the menial tasks alone, hiring a handyman may be to your advantage.
Watching a butterfly float through the air inspires a kind of peaceful calm that just can't be topped.
In need of a new centerpiece? We've got you covered.
Update your old light fixture with this pretty (and easy!) DIY chandelier. It adds a dose of glam to any room, without any rewiring required.
Has it been awhile since your car has actually seen the inside of your garage? Are you having trouble finding that last box of Christmas lights? Can't remember the last time you could actually use your cluttered worktable for work? If any of these scenarios sound familiar to you, or if you're just plain sick of the mess living in your garage, it's time to start your next home improvement project--and this one will truly improve the value and look of your home
Does your space need an upgrade? Make this sweet and simple wreath in just 15 minutes.
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!
Don't ditch all those straws you gather from fast food restaurants. Plastic and paper straws can easily be turned into all sorts of affordable (and cool!) decorations for your home.
So you just moved into your first apartment. It's roughly the size of a shoebox but you still want it to feel like home. Spruce up the space with our advice for decorating small spaces.
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Lovely Ming design flower vase crafted from durable, high temperature hard white Chinese porcelain ceramic. Delightful east Asian ...court courtesan art motif. Ideal for display with traditional 18th and 19th century European antique style furnishings as... read more
Traditional Asian jar, crafted using high temperature fired, durable Chinese porcelain ceramic. Colorful Asian courtyard scene sur...rounded by medallion pattern border and oriental motif pattern. Top and base feature bands of traditional Rose Medallion... read more
This unique decorative vase features a classic shaped body. The hand applied glazed finish on the resin vase makes the Three Hands... piece more sophisticated. This beautiful vase will work well in any space regardless of decorating style. Due to the hand... read more