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Recycle Yarn: Rip Out a Sweater and Reuse It!

Have you ever had a thread of yarn dangle off a sweater and start to unravel the garment? If you have a perfectly good sweater in your closet that hasn't seen the light of day for a while, why not gra…

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Bathroom Storage: Open Shelving

We like the practical open shelving in these baths; an appealing—and easy access—approach to bathroom storage. Above two photos via Taverne Agency. Above: A bath from Living Etc., featur…

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Feng Shui A Green Garage (with video)

Do you long to create a garage that is not only functional, but one that also extends your living space? Is your garage overstuffed with tools, bikes, paint cans and sporting goods? Does your garage s…

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Is Fresh Fruit Wilting Your Veggies? (video)

Don’t put your veggies and your fruit together in the same drawer in your fridge. The taste of many vegetables can be degraded by the ethylene gas given off by many fruits and a few vegetables. It’…

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DIY: Rustic Wooden Shelves

Proof that a couple of bracket mounts and a length of salvaged wood can make great shelving displays. Above: A clever Flickr shelf. Above: Rustic kitchen shelves, also on Flickr. Abov…

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Packing Away Winter Without Hazardous Mothballs

Sunnier, longer days beckon us to enjoy more time outside, and to do the clothing switchover. Bye-bye corduroys, hello linen. As you pack away your down comforters, favorite sweaters or other items…

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Eco-Friendly Tips for Recrafting the Craft Room

“Use it or lose it.” “Storage is not a dirty word.” “Clutter happens.” “There’s an Inbox and Outbox for everything.” These phrases have been dancing around my head with regard to my latest project…

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Taming the Junk Drawer: DIY Card Files

Is the junk drawer in your home a venerable catch-all storage bin? After reading this post, I went on a clutter-clearing mission. Possessing the awareness of controlling the clutter in your home can …

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Feng Shui Your Clutter – Win the Book!

I recently heard the quote "The way you do anything is the way you do everything." This rings true for the most part but is a little tough to admit when it comes to my closet. My personal relationsh…

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Greening the Home Office: Dress Code Casual

Home is where the heart is--and the computer, the fax machine, the scanner, the conference phone, the answering machine, the file cabinets, the UPS and FedEx truck… It’s morning in my office. The…

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