We have a small front porch, but it gets a good breeze and provides a nice place for the baby and dogs to play outside. Outdoor living spaces are important to me — so our front porch is the first place I decided to tackle with a makeover! See how I transformed our small boring porch into a cabana-like space — complete with porch curtains, a walk-through baby gate, wireless speaker, area rug, and much more.
Whether you already have a porch or you're thinking of adding a porch onto your current (or future) home, you'll appreciate these firsthand tips and ideas from fellow homeowners. You'll find clever ideas for a front porch, back porch, even wraparound porches!
See how I made some really inexpensive PVC pipe curtain rods to hold long, sheer porch curtains for around $15. After getting all the supplies at Lowe’s, I was able to measure, cut, and install the outdoor curtain rods and hang the curtain panels on my front porch in about 1 hour myself. They are holding up perfectly (even after storms and heavy gusts of wind). And they look great!
A list of a zillion great uses for Mr Clean Magic Erasers from people who actually use them. See what makes a Magic Eraser cleaning block work so well & what this magic sponge is made of. What’s the secret that enables Mr. Clean Magic Erasers to work miracles?
I’ve always wondered if no-name melamine cleaning blocks are as good as Magic Erasers. So I tested them side by side. A cheap melamine sponge works great!
See how to make your home entry more enticing when staging your home… because first impressions are everything when it comes to selling your house!
If you’ve got a shoe collection that’s out of control, and you want to organize your shoes to make it easier to find exactly the pair you want each time, following are some great ideas. Some fun ways to organize shoes in your home and KEEP them organized!
Here are a few tips from a professional housecleaner to help you deep clean your home. Doing all of these things will give your home a thorough deep cleaning and get it in the proper condition for selling, moving in, or moving out.
Here are my favorite things to do before and during a yard sale that will inevitably boost your sales. The trick?… Get a little creative and think outside of the box!
When it comes to having a successful yard sale, you should always have a rain plan. Otherwise, if it rains, you’ve gone to a lot of work for nothing! So be sure to check the weather forecast. However, overcast days are often more successful than sunny, hot days!
Want to see some more examples regarding the ‘magic’ of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers?… Here are a few more ways that I’ve used Magic Erasers in our home and how I continue to be amazed by these low-tech gadgets.
Freecycle is a great place to find free stuff AND a great place to give away free stuff. Here’s how to find a Freecycle group in your area.