DIY

Redecorate Your Bedroom: DIY No-Sew Custom Curtains

DIY no-sew curtains

Your bedroom is your sanctuary, but it’s often the room that gets decorated last. If you never got around to it, or if you’re ready for a refresh, this is the series for you. We show you how to redecorate your bedroom, one affordable project at a time.

Next up: no-sew curtains. No need to worry about threading your sewing machine; you can make these custom curtains with inexpensive, store-bought sheers (available at your local discount store), pom pom trim (available at your local fabric store), and hot glue.

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Redecorate Your Bedroom: DIY Jewelry Holder

DIY wall-hanging jewelry holder

Your bedroom is your sanctuary, but it’s often the room that gets decorated last. If you never got around to it, or if you’re ready for a refresh, this is the series for you. We show you how to redecorate your bedroom, one affordable project at a time.

Next up: a jewelry holder that hangs on your wall. Organization never looked so pretty! Colorful and color coordinated (this one complements our yarn art and custom headboard), the rack may look simplistic, but it holds all your favorite baubles.

Never again will you have to dig through an unorganized jewelry box or drawer. Your rings, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings can all be displayed on this fun bedroom piece.

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Redecorate Your Bedroom: DIY Custom Headboard

DIY headboard

Your bedroom is your sanctuary, but it’s often the room that gets decorated last. If you never got around to it, or if you’re ready for a refresh, this is the series for you. We show you how to redecorate your bedroom, one affordable project at a time.

For the second installment in the series, we show you how to create a custom-painted headboard. By making it yourself, you can ensure the headboard fits perfectly in your bedroom — colors and all. And it will be completely original.

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Redecorate Your Bedroom: DIY Yarn Wall Art

DIY yarn wall art hanging in a bedroom

Your bedroom is your sanctuary, but it’s often the room that gets decorated last. If you never got around to it, or if you’re ready for a refresh, this is the series for you. We show you how to redecorate your bedroom, one affordable project at a time.

For the first project, tackle those empty walls with some DIY wall art, specifically a colorful yarn hanging. You can customize it any way you want — the colors, pattern, and overall design — allowing your creativity to shine through.

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DIY: How To Turn a Vintage Suitcase Into an Adorable Dog Bed

A vintage suitcase turned into a dog bed

You love your pets. They deserve the best. But the best doesn’t have to be expensive. It can simply be a creative DIY project that expresses your affection for your fur baby, like this vintage suitcase turned into a comfy dog bed.

This stylish bed — suitable for small dogs as well as cats — has cool vintage character and only costs a few dollars to make. You can find an old suitcase at a local thrift store. Then it’s just a quick trip to the hardware store for the rest of the materials, and you’re ready to get to work.

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5 Tips for Organizing Your Digital Photos

Girls in front of laptop looking at digital camera photos

Our smartphones make it a cinch to capture every moment, from fancy entrées to goofy candids and enough selfies to fill the cloud. It’s estimated that 1.2 trillion photos will be taken in 2017, which begs the question: How will we ever organize them all?

Photo management has become such a conundrum in our modern lives that you can actually hire a personal photo organizer to tackle the task for a fee. But thanks to our handy guide, you can save yourself the money — and perhaps use it to buy some actual prints of all those digital photos.

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