Creative and clever DIY projects, tips and ideas for home improvement, decorating and crafts to improve your daily life and transform your home into something special.

How to Reduce Food Waste in Your Home and Why You Should Do It

Reducing food waste in your home is one of the best things you can do to minimize the effect you have on the environment. It will not only mean that overall less food needs to be produced. It also means reducing the carbon footprint of food manufacturing as well as reducing other negative environmental side-effects of food production. When you reduce food waste,…

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5 Simple and Effective Ways to Economically Heat Your Home

As sure as the night follows the day, energy prices seem to rise year after year. Because of this, you have to be more frugal with how you heat your home. For many people, this means simply not heating their homes as much and simply putting up with the cold, this can be detrimental to health and those seriously struggling to pay energy…

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Do It Yourself Disaster Survival – Infographic

A disaster has a tendency to strike when we least expect it. A natural (or man-made) disaster rarely gives you a warning before turning everything you know and love upside down, leaving you with very little to protect you against its elements. The general contents of an emergency DIY disaster survival depend on the location you live in. Some of the basic components…

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How to Improve Your Home and Well-being with Himalayan Salt Lamps

With the changing of seasons, come increased allergies, colds, the flu virus, and the dreaded “winter blues.” You may do your part to prevent these conditions with proper handwashing, diet, rest, and exercise for example, but there happens to be another relaxing and fun way to increase your well-being and prevent illness, Himalayan salt lamps. Himalayan salt lamps are a great addition to…

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15 Air Purifying Plants to Remove Harmful Toxins

It’s possible to filter your indoor air with the right air purifying plants. The results are so proven that even NASA has concluded that the plants you choose for your home make a difference. Here are some of the best plants that will go to work making your indoor environment cleaner. 1. Peace Lily One popular choice for an indoor houseplant is a…

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This Is Why You Should Never Throw Away The Used Tea Bags Again

In fact, used tea bags can serve as very helpful tools in life. It is a known consensus that tea is good for your health, my health and everyone else’s health as well. But all jokes aside, tea has more healthy aspects that can be contained within a small tea bag. Not only for your health, but also for your overall self-esteem. Take…

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Ways You Can Help To Improve The Environment Without Spending A Fortune

We all know that being good to the environment is the right thing to do, for ourselves and for future generations. But it can seem like to make a big impact on the environment you have to do something extraordinary and potentially expensive like buying a hybrid car, having solar panels fitted or only buying more expensive locally sourced food. Big gestures may…

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Top 10 Outdoor DIY Projects You Can Do in Under an Hour

You don't need a ton of time or even effort to upgrade your outdoor space. In fact, in an hour or less you could complete a project that will further turn your backyard or balcony into an impressive oasis. Here are 10+ such projects to consider. 10. Get Rid of the Pests Nothing kills an outdoor party like insect bites. Make your own…

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This Simple DIY Will Heat Your Room on the Cheap

I love the power of Freecycle. With the use of a few candles, you can achieve your free room heating and you can also save a few bucks. I managed to get enough terra cotta pots to make six large candle space heaters. Now I made the mistake of using too many pots. With large ones on the outside, they were not as…

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17 Ways to Prepare Your House for Inspection Success

I recently accompanied a home inspector on a 3-½ hour tour of a home we were considering purchasing, and these were some major points I picked up along the way. In general, it's good to have intimate knowledge of your house's nooks, crannies, and weak spots. Not everyone knows how to prepare their house for inspection success. The following items are things you…

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