As someone who works from home and spends a lot of time in my house — I LOVE receiving clever (and useful) home gifts. If you know someone who recently moved into a new house or someone who appreciates owning one-of-a-kind items… then you’ve come to the right place to find something special for them this year! I own most of these items myself and I know that your friends and family members are going to enjoy them too!
You might not realize how important having pictures of your stuff can be! Here you'll find helpful tips for taking photos before, during & after a move, how to use photos to keep track of everything you own, our favorite tricks for hanging art and photos on walls like a pro -- even tips for photographing the items you're selling on eBay.
It’s important to have a detailed inventory of all your belongings in the event of a natural disaster, accident, or theft. The best way to create and maintain your personal inventory is to use one of these FREE home inventory programs, apps, and printable forms.
Earlier, I wrote about the life expectancy of home components — things like appliances, doors, flooring, faucets and fixtures. Now, here’s how long household products last — including cleaners, electronics, furniture, bedding, carpet & rugs.
If you’re like me, then making sure that all pictures hang straight on the wall is a huge deal. I hate it when I hang pictures only to spend forever adjusting and re-adjusting them in an attempt to get them all to hang just right. Here are all the best picture hanging tips to get things right the very first time you hang pictures or artwork on your walls.
Never sold anything on eBay before? Have no fear… it’s easy to sell your first items in an eBay auction, thanks to these 2 great tools. Plus, lots of tips for selling on eBay from the pro’s — those who’ve made a lot of money doing it.
Check out this cool system of hanging photographs using wire, pulled taut across a span, from floor to ceiling, with small hardware holding the photos in place.
Whenever we’re contemplating moving to a new area, we take a picture using that area’s natural surroundings to creatively spell out the name of the town we’re considering. Check it out… It’s now become one of our most unique traditions!