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i have a shirt that i haven’t worn for a long time because it had an oil stain right on the front. for some reason, i seem to get these a lot. maybe i need to start cooking with an apron on?! here’s the stain: spread some dawn on it, let it sit and work … Continue reading

neon pots

neon pots

painting terra cot pot is no novel idea, but when i saw this picture on pinterest i was inspired. i loved the neon colors as well as the pot within a pot within a pot look. i gave it a try and think they turned out great! TIP: on my honor’s tutorial included taping the … Continue reading

oven rack cleaner

oven rack cleaner

to be honest, i’m not sure why i decided to try this pin. i think it just sounded interesting to wash something using dryer sheets and dawn dish soap. i was so shocked by how well it worked! i didn’t capture before and after pictures. the picture above is after. go take a look at … Continue reading

chalkboard bottles

chalkboard bottles

remember when i tested different ways to remove the labels from bottles? as i mentioned, i’ve been really loving using bottles as decor lately and pinterest has been a great source for inspiration. these chalkboard wine bottles were one of the first pictures that really inspired me. ruthi auda used the wine bottles as signs. … Continue reading

carpet stain remover

carpet stain remover

we have carpet in the majority of our apartment (which is unfortunate. i’d love to have hardwood floors! but i guess that something to look forward to in the future, right?) despite being occupied by only 2 adults, we still have managed to stain the carpet a few times in less than a year (the … Continue reading

diy etched glass

diy etched glass

one of my favorite restaurants in the city serves water out of etched glass bottles (see picture above). i’ve always thought they were really cute! (surprise, surprise). i was excited to find home and away’s diy etched glass bottles (which is essentially the same as lil blue boo’s etched soap bottle also seen on pinterest) … Continue reading

clean your microwave in 2 minutes!

clean your microwave in 2 minutes!

i admit that i don’t clean my microwave often enough – like never.  i do realize that if i just wiped it down immediately following a mess, i wouldn’t need to do steam clean it, but i don’t and this is pretty easy and effective! all you do is microwave a bowl filled with 1 … Continue reading

quick cake stand

quick cake stand

we’ve already shared a few pins (like the raspberry bites, better baked potatoes, or sock bun) that are so simple we don’t really even “test” them, but they are so great we can’t help but re-share them. this diy quick cake stand is another one of those pins. while there are tons of really gorgeous … Continue reading

bottle label remover

bottle label remover

i’ve been majorly obsessed with bottles lately! i am consistently attracted to home decor that incorporates old bottles (new bottles too i guess). pinterest has been a great place to collect inspiration. slowly, but surely, i’ve been incorporating bottles into my apartment decor thanks to my pinspiration board. here are just a few collections of … Continue reading

storage solution- bathroom cabinet hooks

storage solution- bathroom cabinet hooks

when you live in a city apartment, you get city apartment storage. which is essentially no storage. anyone who has had this great experience knows that organization solutions are welcomed with open arms. one of the major pain points of our place in particular is the bathroom. we have a tiny cabinet to store all … Continue reading