Clothes Closet Tips
Is your clothes closet in need of an organization makeover? Go for it, using these tips to help you create better storage even in the most basic of closets.wall for storing handbags. From heels to boots, different shoes need different storage options . Use wall-mounted shelves for boots, flats and wedges. Hang heels from a wide piece of molding hung on the wall. Replace mismatched hangers with a single style. Wrap the upper portion with different colorful tapes. This signifies short sleeve tops, long sleeve tops and dresses. Use baskets and bins to organize out-of-season clothes on the top shelf and for a stylish touch, replace closet doors with pretty curtains.
Junk Drawer Organization
Just because a junk drawer stores a little bit of everything doesn't mean it has to be void of organization. Learn how to declutter a junk drawer with these tips and tricks.A junk drawer is a household necessity just like the rubber bands , stamps and tools at houses. But an organized junk drawer isn't a myth or even impossible. See how to take your junk
Adorable Gingerbread Houses: Our Construction Secrets
Create a fun gingerbread house with basic candies and our tested construction techniques.Simple Gingerbread House . Use a pattern to cut sides. Join the walls with frosting. Attach the roof. Attach the candies with frosting. Wafer cookies make
Pretty Christmas Garland: Make It with Paper!
With a little bit of time and just a handful of supplies, you can make a pretty Christmas garland that costs just pennies. This holiday decoration will make your mantle extra merry.a round paper punch, red cardstock, white floral wire and a hot glue gun . Trace the leaf template onto both vellum and cardstock and cut them out. Using the scoring template from bhg.com, which has been traced onto cardboard and cut out, score each leaf several times using a bone folder. Do this on a cushioned surface such as a cutting mat. Gently, fold the leaf along the score line. Repeat the process to make several more leaves. Using a hot glue gun , attach the stems of the leaves to a piece of string, alternating vellum and cardstock leaves. Using a paper punch, make several circles from red cardstock. Cut three pieces of white floral wire, fold each strand in half and twist it. Sandwich a piece of wire between two red circles and hot glue gun together. Twist three of the wire strands together to make a cluster. Repeat the process to make several more clusters. Using a hot glue gun , attach the berries to the box of every third or fourth leaf on the garland. Finally, hang your garland.
Four Freezing Secrets for Cookie Dough
How to Freeze Cookies. Finish your holiday baking early! If you have sturdy cookies: Place baked, cooled, and unfrosted cookies in freezer bags. If you have sliced cookie dough: Wrap dough logs in plastic wrap and tin foil. If you have shaped cookie dough: Freeze balls on a cookie sheet and placeyou have sliced cookie dough: Wrap dough logs in plastic wrap and tin foil . If you have shaped cookie dough: Freeze balls on a cookie sheet and place frozen balls in a freezer bag. Cookie dough: Frozen dough in a tightly sealed container. Thaw in fridge before baking.
Budget Kitchen Makeover
See how a few simple updates transform a bland, builder-grade kitchen into a one-of-a-kind space and how you can implement the same budget-friendly kitchen remodeling and decorating ideas at home.
Kitchen Color Tips
Take a color cue from this kitchen and learn the secret to putting together a beautiful kitchen color scheme. See how color adds personality to this kitchen and how you can do the same in your space.Paint your island a bold color like this kitchen with the pistachio green island stands out against the lighter green lower cabinets and don't forget neutrals. Use whites, grays and ivories as visual palate cleansers among colorful elements. Use flooring, countertops, hardware and fixtures to play up your color scheme. A mahogany countertop, oak floors and brass fixtures and hardware bring out the warm burnt orange in the back splash and that's how you add color to your kitchen beyond just walls.
Decorate Cookies Like the Pros: How to Use Luster Dust
Add color and sparkle to your cookies with luster dust. We'll explain this so-easy, so-cheap tool for making standout decorated cookies.
Cheap Candle Craft
Discover the secret household ingredient you can use to turn pillar candles into display-ready centerpieces.you how to get an easy frosted look on pillar candles using kosher salt . What you'll need to get started, kosher salt , pillar candles, spray adhesive and a large dish. First, spray the candle with adhesive on all sides. Set up a cardboard box to shield your workspace from any overspray. Then roll the candle in the dish of kosher salt , turning and pressing it into the salt to coat evenly. Arrange several candles on the platter that's been lined with rock salt
Kelly Senyei on Food
Food blogger Kelly Senyei of Just a Taste chats with us about the ingredients she always has on hand, plus food trends and more.whole another level. The three ingredients I always have on hand are parmesan cheese , I put cheese on everything, dark chocolate , chocolate is one of my favorite foods and then the third one is actually Hoisin sauce and it's a great base for