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10 Creative uses for empty wine bottles

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Unlocking the potential of a used or recycle item has its benefits. Besides being cost effective, it's also an easy way to add a creative and elegant touch to your home. Wine bottles are the perfect pieces to make over once you've enjoyed their happy hour greatness. Whether it's a new centerpiece, garden accessory or candle holder, there are endless craft possibilities to transform empty bottles of vino and turn them into a work of art. Get inspired! 

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5 Budget-friendly bedroom updates

Bedrooms are really pretty straightforward--four walls, a floor, a ceiling, and maybe a doorway or two--but that doesn't mean that updating one isn't an overwhelming task. For most people, the biggest problems are knowing where to start and setting and sticking to a budget. Thankfully, there are tons of easy ways to upgrade your bedroom without loosening your purse strings too much. Keep reading to find out more.

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6 Easy bathroom updates anyone can do

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The bathroom is arguably one of the rooms in a home that becomes the biggest eyesore when it's in need of an update. Unfortunately, bathroom renovations are notoriously time-consuming and budget-busting, which means outdated bathrooms tend to stick around longer than most people would like. But, there are actually quite a few things you can do to instantly update your bathrooms on the cheap. Keep reading to find out some of our favorites.

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5 Ways to make you bedroom an oasis

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My husband and I just purchased our very first house and moved in this past weekend, and though our over 100-year-old fixer upper requires lots of updates, I'm currently attempting to figure out how to make it feel like "home" white they're completed. For me, that means transforming it into a place I want to relax in--particularly our most-used rooms, one of which is the bedroom. 

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This homemade Christmas potpourri will keep your home smelling great!

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This is such a festive time of the year that you want everything to feel, taste and smell like Christmas. If you are fortunate enough to live in a part of the country where you can buy a live tree you know your house will smell like pine as long as you have the tree up. But if you have to buy a fake tree, getting your house to smell like Christmas could be challenging. You probably have to invest in several pricey candles and diffusers to achieve that aroma. Don't worry my friend; you are in luck because I'm going to tell you how to get the Christmas scent for less.

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5 ways to save designing your nursery

Decorating a baby nursery can be fun, but also costly. According to Baby Center, most parents spend at least $1,500 decorating the nursery. Wouldn't it be nice to save some of that cash for your child's future or for the rest of your household? We have tricks for decorating a baby nursery on a budget. Yes, you don't have to break the bank for a cute baby room. We promise. 

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10 Simple ideas to decorate your house for your Thanksgiving party

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Thanksgiving Day is a very special holiday. It means family, celebration, joy and reflection. It's the most important banquet of the year and I know you've been preparing it for weeks. Your appetizers, dinner and drinks are ready and you can't wait to have everybody over. But wait. What about the decorations? Well, don't worry because in this slideshow, I will show you simple ways to make your home Thanksgiving-ready last minute!



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12 Awesome ways to display Christmas Cards

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Do you enjoy receiving a flurry of holiday cards, but hate the cluttered mess they create? Consider making them a part of your holiday décor! Holiday card displays are as easy to make as they are fun to create--especially if you're crafting them with your very own little helpers.

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11 Ways to use a pumpkin

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With Halloween just a few days away, there's probably no shortage of pumpkins at your local store just begging to be taken home and carved. But did you stop to consider all the other ways you can put that pumpkin to use? Yes, they're good for so many other things that don't necessarily involve a sharp knife and a candle. Below, eleven ideas that will make you rush to your nearest farmer's market to bring one home with you right now!

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Brighten up your kitchen with this fun DIY upgrade

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If you have big dreams of a kitchen renovation, but the budget for it is nowhere to be found, we have a trendy trick for you. Paint your kitchen cabinets! And no, we're not talking a new shade of stain or a coat of classic white (though nothing's wrong with that), we're talking bright, bold and whimsical hues that are sure to put a smile on your face every time you load the dishwasher. Painting your cabinets is an affordable DIY upgrade that will give your space an entirely new look and requires minimal investment. Depending on the size of your kitchen, you could even complete the revamp in a single day. 

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