Open a Can Without a Can Opener Using Concrete

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Turn an Empty Fireplace into a Decor Focal Point with Fireplace Candles

An empty fireplace no longer needs to be an eyesore thanks to this fireplace candles hack. Although they make large candle holders designed to fill a fireplace, you can achieve the same effect by filling a fireplace with candles of different widths and heights. If you don’t use candle holders in the fireplace, it’s best to use large candles for a better sense of scale. Scented candles are another way to add another layer to this hack. Pro tip, when lighting the fireplace candles, start at the back and work your way to the front!

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DIY Power Cord Labels

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Copper Curtain Rods

I saved a lot of money on curtain rods by using copper pipes, L brackets, electrical hardware to hold the rods. I spray painted the hardware with copper paint. I bought 2″ rings with clips from Amazon and bought curtain material then cut it and hemmed all the way around.

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DIY Statement Art on a Budget

Photo: Mae Chevrette

Nothing brings a room to life and sets the mood like big art. You might think you can’t afford such an extravagance, but with these on-a-shoestring-budget ideas you will be surprised and delighted how affordable it can be. Apartment Therapy’s Katie Holdefehr has found several DIY statement art on a budget ideas including a DIY option using tools from your tool box, hardware store supplies like wood, fixtures, wood filler and spray paint. Other affordable options include hanging lightweight art from a half frame, inexpensive acrylic sheets (source included), a brilliant idea for framing large pieces of wallpaper and dowel rod frames on the cheap. Go to Apartment Therapy for the how-to’s.

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Mount Recycled Storage Jars Beneath Shelves for Storage

This is a great way to recycle all of those empty glass containers, plastic jars and empty cd canisters works too! YouTube’s Becky Stern shows you how to mount recycled storage jars beneath shelves for storage in your garage, craft room, workshop (fill in the blank). The space beneath shelves are an otherwise untapped location that we often overlook. Becky Stern uses an ice pick, hammer, glass jars and three drill screws to create this useful storage hack.

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