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How to Make a Giant Paper Flower Wall

Inside: An inexpensive DIY tutorial for making all kinds of giant paper flowers; great for seasonal decor, birthday parties, weddings and photo backdrops! You know when you’re a kid and…

Does the KonMari Method Really Work? | Three Years After a Journey of Decluttering

Inside: An honest review of the KonMari Method three years after the fact; what helped, what didn’t help and the places where clutter builds back up.  I know it’s really…

Kid-friendly Coconut Blondie Bars

Inside: An easy recipe for ooey-gooey coconut blondie bars made with shredded coconut and chocolate chips; otherwise known as blonde brownies, these sweet bars are a delight with hot tea…

How to Paint a Plaid Wall

Inside: Step-by-step tutorial for painting a plaid wall in a corner using four colours of paint; the difference between plaid and checkerboard; troubleshooting crisp paint lines. I’ve been promising this…

Combat Kitchen Odours with a DIY Compost Bin

Inside: How to deep clean a kitchen compost pail to keep things smelling fresh; plus a quick DIY to make your own counter top pail to keep your food prep…

Declutter Your Life | How to Organize Your Receipts

Inside: Tips for how to organize and store receipts in file folders and digitally; how to log receipts for tax time; how to keep receipts from fading and a simple…

Make Easy Monkey Bread with Pre-made Pillsbury Dough

Inside: Adapting an old classic recipe to use Pillsbury Grand dough and make gooey, sugary Monkey Bread; great recipe to make with little kids; best served warm. Making monkey bread…

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Reviewing Saman Interior Wood Stain

Inside: A DIYers honest review of Saman Interior Wood stain; used on pine board shelving; comparison to Minwax; plus tips on using the right stain applicator, water based stain versus…

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