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How To Remove Christmas Tree Sap From Your Carpet

How To Remove Christmas Tree Sap From Your Carpet

Christmas tree sap can damage carpet. Here’s how to clean it.

Host A DIY Swap Meet

Host A DIY Swap Meet

Isn’t everything more enjoyable if you can make it a party? You may have attended (or hosted) a clothing or housewares swap party, but what about planning one with a DIY focus? Gather up anything DIY-related you’re no longer using — tools, paint, books, paint chips and anything else — […]

The Grass Really Is Greener With Design Grass

The Grass Really Is Greener With Design Grass

You’ve got a dilemma. Maybe you live in an urban environment and are starved for lush landscaping. Or you live in an arid climate in which grass is minimized to require less water. Or you really, really love the outdoors and want to bring them inside your home. The solution? […]

Are Single-Basin Sinks Superior?

Are Single-Basin Sinks Superior?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve lived in homes with double-basin sinks. Although I sometimes find myself cramped for space, I’ve developed inherent habits that instruct me to use the left side for rinsing/washing/pre-dishwasher purgatory and the right side for drying hand-washed items. I may not be ready […]

Fabulous February

Fabulous February

February has been a blast! Traffic is surging and we are receiving a lot more feedback from our readers which we love. We launched our DIY City Guides in Feb and started with Los Angeles and Chicago. Portland and New York are up next, so if you’ve got some suggestions […]

Beyonce Loves her Tables

Beyonce Loves her Tables

The hip-hop mega-couple, Beyonce and Jay-Z, recently purchased this dining room table from Hudson furniture. It features a handmade cast bronze base with claro walnut top. We find it absolutely gorgeous but at $70,000 a bit out of our price range.

Make Termites Skip Your Home

Make Termites Skip Your Home

Finding termites in your home can make you gasp. I’m sure that is how Mary over at Shelterrific felt after she found the little buggers underneath a damp section of her basement wall. According to Orkin, 95% of termite damage in North America is caused by the Subterranean Termite which […]

Stylish House Numbers

Stylish House Numbers

Clearly marking your address is not only good form to allow guests and deliveries to easily find you but also increases the likelihood that the fire department or police know exactly where to go. There are a myriad of house number options and Shelterrific has found quite a few great […]

Weekend Project: Building a Beehive

Weekend Project: Building a Beehive

Angela at Shelterrific has started the process of building beehives at her house in the Catskills. She and her husband are finding Betterbee a great resource and hope to have some tasty honey to show for their efforts. We’ll be sure to keep an eye on their beehive building venture […]

Color Helper for Picking Paint

Color Helper for Picking Paint

We found this Color Helper on Shelterrific last week and are interested to hear if anyone has tried it. It claims to match color palettes from all of the leading paint manufacturers (over 13,000 colors).