Tagged: DIY

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5 DIY Home Fixes Any Renter Can Try

Are you having some problems in your apartment that are so small you don’t know how to deal with them? Below are some tips on how to solve small apartment issues that need to be fixed, DIY-style. 1. Squeaky Doors  It’s...

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7 Shark Tank Products Every Apartment Dweller Needs

For those who don’t know, Shark Tank is a super popular TV show where budding entrepreneurs come to pitch their invention/product to a group of venture capitalists. If the “sharks” like the idea then they’ll invest in the company. I...

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Clever Decorating Tips for Small Apartment Living

The best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, has inspired many people to think critically about their belongings. The key to this system of decluttering in your apartment is to discard that which doesn’t bring joy. When you’ve spent...

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Adding Charm to Your Apartment with Reclaimed Items

When you first move into a new space, it’s tempting to go ahead and fill it up. New apartment renters might be itching to deck their walls and establish an interior design scheme. You’re anxious to immediately determine your colors...

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How to Decorate Your Apartment on a Budget

  Decorating a new apartment can be fun, exciting and, if you’re not careful, expensive. When you rent an apartment, one of the first things you’ll likely want to do is decorate. Here are some ways to decorate your apartment...

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How to Paint Wooden Furniture Like a Pro

Painting wooden furniture is one of my favorite ways to decorate a space while saving a little money. It’s also a great way to create pieces for your space that may not be available at your favorite retail store. For...

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How to Make a Pendant Lamp out of an Old Cardboard Box

The folks at Poppytalk have come up with an ingenious way for you to reuse your corrugated cardboard boxes to make a pendant light, or at least contributor Chelsea has. So whether you live in Columbia, Manassas or Glen Burnie,...