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Upcycle Instead Of Buying New: Our Old Armchair Gets Revamped

In Home & Gardenby eva.katona@yahoo.com3 Comments

Gifted item Ethel’s Chair have been with us for years. Before that it belonged to my mother-in-law and before that it belonged to Ethel herself. Ethel was my husband’s grandma. She died decades ago, but her favourite armchair is still here and being referred to as “Ethel’s Chair” even by her great grand children who know nothing about her. We …

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from the Carpet?

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This is a collaborative post Chocolate stains on the carpet are some of the most difficult to deal with. The product contains fats, milk powder or cream, sweeteners, cocoa butter and other components, due to which very persistent pollution forms on the material. A professional carpet cleaning will help to get rid of it, but if you do not want …

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Review And Giveaway: Shore & More Handmade Nautical And Wooden Gifts

In Giveaways, Home & Garden, Reviewsby eva.katona@yahoo.com46 Comments

Gifted item Shore & More has a great range of speciality gifts: for those loving all sorts of nautical: handmade wooden boat models, ships in bottle and wall art. Being a big fan of the seas and the beaches myself, I always have a sailing ship in the living room room window since I was lucky enough to by the …

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3 Ways Of Making Your Kitchen More Efficient

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This is a collaborative post. There’s nothing worse than an inefficient kitchen when you come home from work and all you want is to make dinner and go to bed. Your patience is thin from a hard day at the office, your kitchen should never be fighting against you. Yet, we set ourselves up for failure but not paying attention …

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4 Great Concrete DIY Projects From Leftover Concrete Mix

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This is a collaborative post. When you think of concrete, ‘beautiful’ or ‘gorgeous’ probably aren’t the first words that come to mind. Most people may think that concrete is purely for driveways and pavements, but the newest DIY trend takes it to a whole new, modern and elegant level. Before you throw away the leftover concrete mix in your garage, …

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4 Tips to Help You Organise a Small Room or Dorm Room

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This is a collaborative post. Do you have a small space you’re trying to make the most out of? Whether you have a tiny bedroom or a small dorm room, you likely need to push to use every square inch. Looking for ways to maximise your square foot usage? Here are four tips to help you organise any small room …

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Create A Chill Out Room On A Budget

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This is a collaborative post. Even the smallest of families create clutter and no matter how clean you are, being tidy is a totally different thing.  In every home across the land there will be ‘stuff’ laying around. Wellies in the hallway, school bags hanging on the stairs, and probably a hat on the floor.  If there are very young …

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Upping the Comfort of Your Garden

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This is a collaborative post. Most of us are pretty good at ensuring that the inside of our homes are well-decorated and comfortable, since that’s where we spend the majority of our time. However, there is another area of your property that requires some love and attention, too: your garden. If you’re going to spend a considerable amount of time …

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11 Simple And Homemade Eco-Friendly Swaps

In Green & Ethical Living, Home & Gardenby eva.katona@yahoo.com3 Comments

This is a collaborative post. To live a more environmentally friendly, often you don’t have to buy all the new eco-friendly products. It’s great to have all of those available for when you need to buy new things or replace old ones – but let’s be honest making changes cost money. You can avoid this by making simple and frugal …

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How To Create The Ultimate Low Maintenance Garden

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This is a collaborative post. Having a garden is a fantastic luxury. A place to relax when the weather is good, entertain friends or a safe playground for the kids.  But the truth is, maintaining a nice garden takes an awful lot of hard work. You may not have the time or the inclination to maintain it.   So what are …