6 Questions to Ask When Planning to DIY an IKEA Kitchen
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6 Questions to Ask When Planning to DIY an IKEA Kitchen

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home…so I guess our heart is dirty, broken, and in need of a replacement. In fact, a kitchen/heart transplant is in order! But where, oh where, to begin? When you are considering a big project like a kitchen remodel, it’s easy to get overwhelmed! Rather than…

Make Roman Shades from Mini Blinds that Hide the Blinds (No Sewing)
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Make Roman Shades from Mini Blinds that Hide the Blinds (No Sewing)

Vinyl Mini Blinds are the workhorses of window coverings: they are cheap, easy to install, and do their job admirably. They also provide a nearly perfect structure for a more professional looking window treatment: DIY Roman Shades.  You can make Roman shades from cheap vinyl mini blinds (that hide the blinds hardware) with only five…

How to Hang a Hammock Chair From a Tree Without Climbing It
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How to Hang a Hammock Chair From a Tree Without Climbing It

For years, I’ve wanted swings in our backyard. I could just picture my kids gently swinging and enjoying the peaceful scenery of a summer evening. But the hanging of said swings was always something I could not figure out, and it was just enough deterrent to keep me from pursuing the children’s idyllic childhood bliss….