Repurpose & Upcycle

Housekeeping

Bathrooms may not be the most exciting rooms in our homes, but it's hard to imagine life without them.
These little Ziploc bags are great for organizing so many things around the house!
Kitchens and dining areas are the heart of the home, but with so many utensils and supplies, it's an area that can easily get ou
Over-the-door shoe pockets aren’t just for footwear!

Kitchen

​Even if you are comfortable in the kitchen, this list is a handy mnemonic device for deciphering recipe instructions.
Genius hacks and simple solutions are amazing because they make our lives easier, save time, and minimize effort.
Here is a wonderfully creative collection of tips that spotlight resourcefulness and intelligence in the kitchen and pantry.

Cleaning

How to Deep Clean Your Vacuum Cleaner
If your vacuum cleaner isn't working as well as it used to, this deep cleaning method will get it back up to speed. When it comes to keeping your home clean, your vacuum cleaner is one of the most powerful tools at your disposal. In addition to removing dust, dirt, and hair from your carpets, many vacuums can also help with other tasks like cleaning hard floors, dusting surfaces, and cleaning out crevices!
Simple Checklist for Summer Kitchen Cleaning + Tips
​Summer is a wonderful season to enjoy the beautiful weather outside, and home maintenance is the last thing you want to worry about in the summer. Therefore, summer kitchen cleaning does not have to be an overwhelming affair. You can increase your productivity, get the job done faster and more effectively with the right techniques and tips. These tricks will help you keep your kitchen clean with the least possible effort.
Specialty Cleaning Hacks. Practical Tips And Recipes
Although some time is required for cleaning, it does not have to be an overwhelming affair. You can increase your productivity, get the job done faster and more effectively with the right techniques and tips. These tricks will help you to remove rust, make homemade spray air freshener with ease, to make green all-purpose cleaner and floor cleaner at home, to prepare wall, window and mirror cleaner and homemade yoga mat spray wash affordably and with the least possible effort.
8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally
These kitchen cleaning hacks promise to make housework easy and super fast. Depending on how much of a clean fiend you are, tackling the kitchen could be your idea of heaven, or hell. However, with these kitchen cleaning hacks in hand, scrubbing everything from the fridge, oven and dishwasher to the sink, cutlery and not to mention small appliances, needn't be a long and arduous task.

Baking

Baking Substitutions Guide
Who hasn't been there: looking forward to a recipe only to discover that one of the required ingredients, such as eggs, milk, flour, or certain spices, is not available or missing. Or, in some cases, a certain kitchen tool or utensil to make it all work. But with these substitute instructions for some of the most common ingredients and equipment, you can whip up a chocolate cake or batch of cookies without having to make a last-minute run to the supermarket.
Delightful Baking Hacks You Can’t Miss
Discover secrets to easy and efficient baking with these top hacks! I love how simple these ideas are, yet they make a huge difference. These tips are truly brilliant, you will wonder why you didn’t have them before! Well, sometimes baking can be a real challenge, and this list of 9 tried-and-true baking hacks is aimed to help you make baking a little more enjoyable for you. Check these baking hacks and find yourself becoming more of an expert every day!
Practical Baking Tips for Perfect Desserts
Nothing is worse than spending time in the kitchen creating what you think is a work of culinary art, only to see the finished product fail to live up to expectation. Make your time in the kitchen a little bit more pleasant with these top 10 practical baking tips that actually work. These tips are easy to follow and require almost no extra effort.
12 Life-Changing Baking Hacks
Baking is an enjoyable endeavor, but it can be tricky if you’re a novice with the oven. However, it’s not impossible to make something at home that looks and tastes like the work of a professional. Try these easy baking tips to simplify your next baking project-so you can focus on the fun.
7 Baking Hacks & Simple Solutions
Discover simple ways to know your cake is ready and an easy toothpick test for baking, learn why to place a small test batch in the oven first before baking. Find out how to toast nuts, why to cool baking sheets before reusing, and more. It’s true that baking is more scientific than cooking, but it doesn’t have to be intimidating. There are both hard and some soft rules to live by in the baker’s kitchen that take some of the guess-work and worry away.

Crochet

The crab stitch is definitely the easiest border stitch ever! It makes a great border for blankets, as well as hats, scarves, and other projects. The crab stitch has a scroll-like texture and is very quick to work!
If you've never used the triad stitch before, you really need to try it! The texture of this stitch is incredible. It's a bit of a yarn eater, but it's worth it.
If you want to go green, crochet can be a great way to do it! There are all sorts of things you can crochet while helping the environment. You can crochet reusable items to replace things you would normally throw away.
Add a new crochet stitch to your crochet repertoire with the beautiful Alpine stitch. It's easy to learn, but creates a unique texture you'd never guess was so easy to work. If you are proficient in single and double crochet, you can perform this stitch.

Knitting

Here is the second part of the series of posts about bedding in knitting. Today’s we’ll talk about knitted-in beading on a knit row. This is a really effective beading method and is the preferred method of most knitwear designers.
The plainest knitted project can be made stylish and interesting by the addition of sparkling beads, colorful embroidery, perky pom-poms or an elegant fringe.
Novice knitters sometimes ignore this aspect of a knitting pattern, but you really must pay attention to it or all the time you spend knitting a project could be time wasted.
Add this elegant cast on to your repertoire for pieces with incredible polish and elasticity.