Posts tagged "home"

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? Bring o…
By: StyleList Home / April 20, 2012

10 Eco-Friendly DIY Spring Cleaning Ideas

Do you smell it in the air? Do you feel it in your bones? It's spring cleaning time! The internet (and when I say "the internet," I mean "Pinterest") is overflowing with DIY cleaning recipes and ideas that make scrubbing your bathtub seem almost fun. But the real bonus? Whipping up your own cleaning solutio…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2012

Scissors For Speedy Snipping

If you love to cook but patience isn't your strong suit, kitchen appliances and utensils that cut corners and speed things along should fill your kitchen. May we suggest you add these multi-blade herb scissors to your arsenal? Finely cut rosemary, chives, basil, etc. without any pesky (and dangerous!) knife-work. Better grab 'em before they're…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 4, 2012

17 Things Every Woman Should Know How To Do In Her Own Home

As we wrap up Every Woman Needs month here at The Frisky, let's talk about some of the most basic -- and often overlooked -- things every woman needs to be able to do in her own space. Whether you live in a teeny tiny apartment or a sprawling estate; coupled or single, here…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 31, 2012

Dress Your Salad Appropriately

All salad lovers know that the most challenging part of making the perfect salad is dressing it. It's hard to dress your lettuce appropriately with traditional bottle dressings. You are always running the risk of ruining your greens. No one wants to eat a salad that is either drenched or dry. The Misto gourmet olive…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 16, 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

Home Inspiration: Tangerine Dreams

Looking for a simple way to brighten up your living space? Try a pop of orange. This sunny color looks fabulous in any room of the house. Check out some of our favorite pieces in shades of pumpkin, coral, and tangerine. Shopping details after the jump!
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 22, 2012

A Mug Made For Cookies

Cookies and milk are an American staple. So why has no one ever thought of this before? This mug makes serving up your favorite treat a one handed feat! Now you can have a free hand to command the remote, text your man, or play words with friends. Why stop at milk? Go wild and…
By: Sophie Leon / February 17, 2012

A Lovely Loaf Of Coasters

My mother always taught me that it's good manners to put a coaster under your drink so as not to destroy furniture. So, yes, I grew up to be a coaster freak. I have them in all shapes in sizes, in every room, whether they are necessary or not. Nobody wants to risk getting a…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 16, 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 minimize…
By: StyleList Home / February 11, 2012

Dam Those Tea Bags!

I just recently discovered the joys of tea, and oh how I love sipping English Breakfast in the morning and a soothing vanilla blend at night. What I don't love? Taking out the soggy tea bag and leaving drips everywhere. That's why I'm so excited about this ingenious -- and cute! -- tea dam cup,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 6, 2012

Color You Happy: 5 Nearly-Free Ways To Spruce Up A Room With A Bit Of Color!

Re-decorating should be just as fun, cheap, and easy as changing up your nail polish. Well guess what — it can be. Try these five quick and cost-effective color-friendly tips to give your home some new life.
By: Leonora Epstein / February 2, 2012

Who Knew? A Test Tube Chandelier Is Surprisingly Lovely

Inspired by legendary scientist Marie Curie, designer Pani Jurek created this chandelier out of test tubes and plywood. It's clever, yes, but it's also surprisingly beautiful. On its own it resembles a classic crystal chandelier, but the tubes can be filled with colored liquids or even fresh-cut flowers to create totally different looks. So smart.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 29, 2012

50 Teeny Tiny Ways To Make Your House A Lot More Fabulous

January is New Year, New You month here at The Frisky, and one of our resolutions was to take some teeny tiny steps to be more fabulous. Next up? Let's give our living spaces the fabulous treatment too. Here are 50 easy, affordable ways to make your living space better reflect your fabulou…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 25, 2012

6 Easy Steps To Becoming A Candle Person

Growing up, my family never had candles because my parents generally understood that my brothers and I would use any open flames in the house to set our youngest brother on fire. Also my dad hated any smell that wasn't whale bones or microwaved hominy. Recently I've decided that hey, I'm an adult, I have…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 24, 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

Get An “A” In Seasoning

A kitschy kitchen is what I aspire to. Dinner conversation will cease to be dull with this pencil salt and pepper mill, perfect for the literary set. You got an "A" in English, but now you will earn top marks in seasoning. This shaker set will give even your most lowbrow dinners an air of…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 19, 2012

Cupcakes Never Had It So Good

Everything is yummier in cute little cups. These genius silicone cups allow you to make tapas style servings of everything!  Start dreaming of muffins, crustless quiche, pot pie, and individual apple crumbles -- or let your imagination run wild. Drooling yet?  No need to use butter, make a dozen, or scrub a pan. These puppie…
By: Sophie Leon / January 13, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Kitchen Tools For The Amateur Foodie Chick

The great thing about shopping for a foodie is that there is always some new gadget, gizmo, or simple tool that makes cooking easier. If she's the type of chick who loves to bake her own bread, make sausage from scratch, and doesn't think cheese should be anything but freshly grated, here are 10 gifts that will…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 6, 2011

Etsy Spotlight: 9 Nerdy Pencil Sets

Themed pencil sets add a wonderfully retro feel to any desk, nightstand, or bookbag, and they also make fantastic stocking stuffers. We scoured Etsy shops for the nerdiest writing implements and settled on these 9 sets, decorated with references both helpful (chemical element symbols) and not-so-helpful (assorted quotes from "The Big Lebowski"). Write on...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 30, 2011
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