Dryer sheets are almost unnecessary in the summer time, but now that the air has gotten crisper as we head into fall and winter, static begins to wreak havoc on my laundry. Instead of purchasing scented, chemical-laden dryer sheets from the grocery store, this time I opted to upcycle my own using some simple household items and a repurposed pair of old blue jeans. Continue reading
This DIY project is amazing cool, trendy and chic. With a little bit of effort, you’ll have a great new and functional piece to hang in your home. Check it out! Continue reading
I love decorating my home year round to change with the seasons and summer is no exception! To take advantage of beautiful flowers and large plants during the growing season, bringing them inside can add a lot of your design and help you get closer to nature.
My most recent DIY project was the transformation of a simple garden pot. An annoying one to have around, the clay from this pot makes the dirt suck dry faster than usual, leading to a long string of very sad and thirsty plants. After failing yet again to water this one often enough, I was about to give up on growing in it, and had banished it to the storage closet. Continue reading
Nail polish isn’t the first thing I would think to use when it comes to household crafts, but this super easy DIY way to make colorful, marbled looking mugs uses nail polish front and center! I had some mugs I picked up from a thrift store to upcycle into herb gardens, so this was the perfect thing to use! It is so simple and easy, the whole craft took under 20 minutes to complete. Continue reading
A shiny kitchen sink makes your whole kitchen feel more comfortable. Cleaning the sink is never a fun chore, but this easy way to clean the sink naturally will save you time scrubbing and inhaling harsh chemicals in the process. Here is how to naturally clean your kitchen sink. Continue reading
Have you ever thought about making your own laundry detergent? It doesn’t take very long and one batch lasts for months. Try adding different scents (or none at all.) You’ll be proud to save tons of money when you choose homemade!
Homemade Laundry Detergent
What You’ll Need:
4 cups of hot water
1 grated bar of soap Continue reading
You and your yoga mat get up close and personal on a regular basis, so treat it with some love and respect by spraying it daily with a homemade cleaning spray. No need to purchase commercial cleaning sprays, this antibacterial spray is easy to make and is easy on the wallet.
How to Clean Your Yoga Mat
Make a Cleaning Spray
1 part Water
3 parts Vinegar
Mix together in a spray bottle. Continue reading
Making your own dishwasher soap is a good way to control the chemicals entering your kitchen. Here is an easy recipe to make tablets for your dishwasher that won’t leave a build-up.
DIY Dishwasher Tablets
(makes 22 tablets)
1 Cup Borax
1 Cup Arm & Hammer Washing Soda
1/2 Cup Epsom salt
3/4 Cup lemon juice Continue reading
Organizing your closet can be a hassle. Placing clothes on and off hangers can take tons of time and seem pointless. Hanging clothes shouldn’t take up the majority of your morning, there’s an easier way to hang your clothes and enjoy them all.
I am a huge fan of anything that makes my life easier. I institute systems into my household to make chores like dishes and laundry easier. I have an elaborate system of washing, drying and hanging my clothes based on their fabric types and style. Continue reading