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Craft Time: A Surprising New Use For Old Suitcases

Old suitcases are great for holding your things — in more ways than one! Blogger Korrie Bastian of Red Hen Home dressed up an empty wall in her entryway by turning vintage luggage into a sturdy set of unique shelves. Just large enough to hold a framed photo or flower vase, these clever suitcase wall shelves give…

By: StyleList Home / April 23, 2012

5 New Uses For Vodka

Vodka can do more than just make a happy hour, well, happier. It has lots of “off-label” uses that go beyond the bar. Don’t believe me? Check out this list of 5 uses for vodka. Share yours in the comments!

Goo Remover: Got a price tag, sticker or label that just won’t peel off?

By: StyleList Home / April 20, 2012

7 Ways To Remove Wrinkles Without An Iron

Whether you’re short on time or don’t have an iron, there is no longer an excuse for creased and crumpled clothes. We’ve rounded up seven easy ways to straighten out wrinkles using a little moisture, heat and common household items. From taking a steam shower to using a hair straightener, with a little know-how, you…

By: StyleList Home / March 18, 2012

DIY Project: A Charming Way To Store Your Jewelry

Showcase your baubles and stay organized with this Craft Of The Day. It’s a charming tiered accessories holder that keeps rings and necklaces in reach and free from tangles. Better yet, this jewelry stand is easily made using two old plates. Keep reading for the how-to. Read more…

By: StyleList Home / March 15, 2012

6 Reasons You Should Make Your Bed

Let’s face it, the last thing you want do in the morning is make your bed. In fact, there are a number of excuses we tell ourselves: It’s just going to get messy again. It’s difficult to do if you have a loft-style or bunk bed. It’s ultimately inconsequential. You could get into bed faster…

By: StyleList Home / March 14, 2012

How To Shop At Warehouse Clubs

Sometimes, shopping at warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam’s Club can be overwhelming. With aisle upon aisle of bulk items and products, it’s easy to lose track of time and buy things you don’t necessarily need. Instead, make your shopping experience easier and more efficient with our tips.

Prior To Leaving
Organize your list. Know…

By: StyleList Home / March 13, 2012

11 Places You Forget To Clean … But Should

When it comes to cleaning, most people know to hit the common areas: toilets, sinks, floors, etc. But just because something appears spotless doesn’t mean it’s not a breeding ground for bacteria and other germs. While most bacteria are harmless, germs and dusts particles can make us more susceptible to colds and allergies. To…

By: StyleList Home / February 11, 2012

5 Alternative Uses For Beer

Growing up with many German relatives, I knew from an early age that beer was very important to people. But as an adult, I learned that beer is useful for more than just drinking. From an (oddly true) sleep aid to a natural pesticide, here are my favorite “other uses” for beer.

Wash

By: StyleList Home / February 7, 2012

What You Don’t Know About Fabric Care Symbols

American fabric care labels can be difficult enough to read, but internationally-manufactured clothing often provide different variations of cleaning care symbols. And when we’re trying to get through laundry day, the last thing we want to do is spend time trying to crack the code of a squiggly line with a circle (or whatever). Instead,…

By: StyleList Home / February 6, 2012

DIY Ideas: 14 Home Improvement Projects That Cost Under $10

Believe it or not, redecorating your home doesn’t need to be a massive and expensive project. Simple touches like adding a decorative tray or changing your pillow cases can have dramatic effects. To help you get inspired, we pulled together 14 easy decorating ideas that will update your home without breaking your budget. In fact,…

By: StyleList Home / January 21, 2012

15 Amazing Duct Tape Craft Projects

It turns out that we have something in common with 2011 Miss America winner Teresa Scanlan. She’s obsessed with using duct tape…for crafts and accessories that is. According to this New York Times article, Scanlan can’t get enough of the adhesive. She said, “I’ve made a duct tape skirt, shorts, a couple shirts and a…

By: StyleList Home / January 15, 2012

Craft Of The Day: DIY Hand Warmers

Cold hands? Not for long! Stay toasty warm with this Craft Of The Day. These DIY hand warmers are perfect for a frigid winter afternoon – all you need to do is pop the bag in the microwave and voila! Added bonus: there’s no need to purchase fabric, you can utilize old scraps instead. Keep

By: StyleList Home / January 12, 2012

Craft Of The Day: Scrabble Tile Picture

We’re writers, so of course Scrabble is one of our all-time favorite games, meaning we couldn’t pass on the opportunity to turn it into a Craft Of The Day. Enter this awesome Scrabble tile sign. All you need to do is pick a short but sweet message you like to live by, grab the corresponding…

By: StyleList Home / January 9, 2012

How To Be Organized: What The Average Purse Weighs And How To Organize It

“Do you have a pen?” my friend asked.
“Yeah sure, just go into my purse,” I said.
But what my friend found wasn’t a pen, but approximately 5 handfuls of receipts, a small notebook and 4 lipsticks/lip glosses. There was at pen, at some point, in this fashionable garbage pail that I call…

By: StyleList Home / December 17, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 17 Surprisingly Easy Homemade Gift Ideas

The trick to a great homemade gift idea is getting the end result to look as if it was professionally made, and, believe it or not, that’s an easy thing to do! From leather phone cases to high-end lotion bars, we’ve found 17 deceptively easy homemade gifts that are sure to impress. Just click through…

By: StyleList Home / December 12, 2011

Buying Guide: How To Shop For All Kinds Of Candles

Let’s be honest: Shopping for candles is a fairly thoughtless task. If we do spend more than 3 seconds mulling over whether to buy one candle over another, it’s mainly for scent reasons. But whether it was a taper that dripped all over the table or a pillar that burned so unevenly that you’d think…

By: StyleList Home / November 25, 2011

Decor Tips That’ll Make Your Family Stop Fighting

Your home is filled with sights, sounds, and scents. Which ones should you select to build positive relationships among the members of your family? This is the third article in a three part series about using home design to enhance family ties.
Consider the colors you put on your walls, furniture, and floors. Color…

By: StyleList Home / November 23, 2011

Check Out Hilary Swank’s NYC Apartment!

Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank keeps a relatively low profile in Hollywood, so we’re not surprised to see that her New York apartment, which is featured in the latest issue of Elle Decor, is all about serenity and comfort. So it’s no wonder that the coziness of her dwelling ranks higher than the square-footage of the space…

By: StyleList Home / November 22, 2011

Mouse In The House? Testing 7 Ways To Get Rid Of Rodents

As we geared up for our guide to getting rid of mice, we asked you for your awful rodent stories. (Because seriously, you’re not alone.) We got a great response, but our favorite is the story of how a mouse made a nest in a car’s glove compartment.
Now to the good part: We had a…

By: StyleList Home / November 20, 2011

Road Test: Rose-Gold Hair

Throughout my entire life my mother stressed natural beauty. She never let me experiment when it came to hair trends: no dyes –- temporary or permanent, and no unconventional cuts. The worst was every September, while the other girls got their back-to-school highlights, I stuck to the same boring style.

Now in my…

By: StyleList Home / October 1, 2011

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