2014 Stylemaker Challenge: Gallery Wall
We put three home bloggers to the test in our recent Stylemaker Challenge: create a gallery wall on a budget and a tight deadline. See how they did and the surprise twist they had to face.checkout. High-five today. Today we made it. Exactly. We made it. My total price was $196. $189.86. [MUSIC] I think I'm a little more worried coming into day two than I was at the end of
Stylemaker Challenge: See Jennifer's Project
Blogger Jennifer Stagg of withHeart took our Stylemaker Challenge: create a gallery wall on a budget and on a deadline. See how her traditional-meets-modern wall came together!inspiration. I have this really beautiful. Swatch of designer fabric. So my color scheme is mostly coming from this. I feel really blessed that I was chosen to be a part of the challenge. It's been
Stylemaker Challenge: See Stacy's Project
Blogger Stacy of Stacy Risenmay: Not Just a Housewife completed our Stylemaker Challenge to construct a gallery wall on a budget and on a deadline. See how her nature-inspired wall turned out.it. [LAUGH] My name is is Stacy Risenmay and I have a home decor blog called Stacy Risenmay:Not Just a housewife. I've been reading Better Homes and Gardens since I was about. Ten. [LAUGH] I am
Stylemaker Challenge: See Sarah's Project'
Blogger Sarah Dorsey of Sarah M. Dorsey Designs stepped up for our Stylemaker Challenge, which was to create a gallery wall on a deadline and with a limited budget. See how her bright and cheery wall turned out!there's nothing that I would rather do. Right now I'm finalizing my color palette . I always love mixing in a little bit of texture. I think it really adds a warmth to the design. I also love really bright and happy spaces so I like to use a lot of white. We've always had Better Homes and Gardens on the magazines on the coffee table . It's just a dream come true. Go big or go home. Soon as I heard we couldn't use screws or nails I
The Trick to Cleaning Faster
Spend less time cleaning with these speedy tips from home cleaning expert Donna Smallin Kuper.fast. Set a timer and go, just really work fast. Grab a laundry basket , that's what I do and I pick up anything that doesn't belong where it's currently at and then go ahead and put
Clean With What You Already Have
Get your house in tip-top shape with tools you wouldn't think to use for cleaning. And another perk? You probably already have these secret cleaners in your home.
Cleaning Hardwood Floors: The Tricks That Work
What's the secret to fabulously clean hardwood floors? Find out from home cleaning expert Donna Smallin Kuper.[MUSIC]. Cleaning hardwood floors is actually a lot easier than people think. You only wanna clean them when you really, really need to clean them. Andyour floors. The technique that you want to use for cleaning your hardwood floors is to try to go with the grain. I've heard a lot of people say they, they can't get their hardwood floors looking good when, once they've been mopped because they're not going with the grain. And also you're going to mop yourself out the door. Don't, don't try to mop yourself into a corner. Don't soak your floors for sure. That would be a big mistake. Because it can ruin a hardwood floor by soaking it, now I use a steam cleaner on my floors on all my hard floors and then I clean and sanitize at the same time and I really, really like that.
Are You Cleaning It Wrong?
Save yourself some time and some hassle by correcting these common cleaning mistakes.Sometimes, mirrors can be really hard to clean, because if you're using paper towel , that's gonna leave behind some lint. And if you're using just a regular cloth, you'll see streaks and you'll see fogging. What I've discovered is that all you really need is a microfiber cloth . Spritz the microfiber cloth with a little bit of water. Wipe the mirror, walk away. That's it. The microwave is also another hard place to clean.
The Dirtiest Places in Your Kitchen
Do you know where the dirt lurks in your kitchen? You may be surprised. See where grime loves to hide and how to clean these kitchen trouble spots.in a while what I have found is I can wrap a microfiber cloth around a, a knife. Just a butter knife and then get down in there and clean up that area. And it just, it makes me feel a lot better. A toothbrush is a really great little cleaning tool. And I will use a toothbrush anytime that I have to get in around the sink where it meets up with the countertop. And it does a great job. I think that people. Tend to overlook cleaning under and behind small appliances on your counter top . You're gonna wanna pull them out and you'll be surprised what you'll find. But clean under and behind those small appliances.
Sneaky Ways to Clean Your Home Less Often
Want to spend less time cleaning your home? Here are the strategies that will make that dream a reality.dirt in our carpets comes from our shoes. Put a piece of paper towel over the plate that you're putting into the microwave to keep the splatters from messing up the microwave. So there's a lot