As a full-time, professional makeup artist, I cleanse and sanitize my makeup brushes several times daily. A clean and sanitary work environment is the number one rule of makeup pros.
I received a message from a subscriber the other day. She pointed out that DIY Home & Garden hadn't offered up a free printable in months on end. I thought back to the last free printable which was a recipe called Peanut Pie. The date? November--I had published the recipe as an alternative to pumpkin … Continue reading Free Printable: Happy 4th of July Frameable Artwork
30 Baking Soda Uses cheat sheet - how to use baking soda outside of the pantry!
In this hot season, we worry about the plants in our garden. Can they thrive in dry conditions or would they die off and put all our gardening efforts to waste? What if the season itself is not as much of a problem as the environment? Living in an arid area prone to long seasons … Continue reading Drought Resistant Plants
Drinking lemon water is a trend everywhere. From the lobbies of hotels to your local day spa, everyone's serving up this tasty twist on plain old water. As the temperatures climb as we head into the summer, it's a trend that's right on time.
Summer is here! Sunny days, flowery dresses, frolicking at the beach... and languishing in the sweltering heat. Yes, summer days are hot and the heat might make you want to tear your hair out and strip your clothes off. It's even worse if you don't have an AC at home. Now, if you can, you … Continue reading 6 Hacks to Beat the Heat in Your Home This Summer
There's nothing quite like the smell of hot and tasty fajitas. Zesty, seasoned steak meets freshly grilled onions and peppers. The aroma is tantalizing. Better yet, they are cheap, quick, and so simple to make. In fact, the prep time takes longer than the actual cooking. It's a fantastic and easy way to feed a crowd for cheap!
Summer brings just the right weather for a wonderful backyard cookout. This is the best time to have a barbecue for your family and friends. A properly-planned backyard cookout will have your friends talking about it all summer long! Here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
Don’t you just love summer? Summer is my favorite time of the year. The spirit of summer is captured in the warmth of days at the beach, lots of fun and good cheer. I am sure you already have a new summer wardrobe, right? What about your home? It is time for a summer makeover to transform it from the dark winter mood. You may be thinking that you don’t have money for this. Well, these ideas will challenge you to realize that you just need some creativity, time and fun to do so.
If you plan on remodeling your home soon and you’re undecided on a style or color pattern, here is an infographic from Jarrimber which traverses the globe to pick out a few popular styles from all corners of the world.