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Get out your hot glue gun, glitter and ribbon, and you’ll be on your way to creating DIY holiday décor. From faux snow vases to a decked-out dreidel garland, use this infographic as a guide to fashion unique decorations for…

jack-o-lantern tips

You have mastered the basic jack-o-lantern face–the classic triangular eyes and pointy-toothed grin–but now you are left with your carving knife in hand and wondering how to take your squash-styling skills up a notch. Check out this frightening list of…

[find-an-apartment] One of the easiest ways to inject a little personality into your space is to mix up the styles. Modern meets organic when you combine an urban, silver arc lamp base with a funky, rustic DIY bird’s nest lampshade. Get started on this DIY decor project with these simple steps:

Your front door is one of the first things your guests see about your home. Adding topiary to the front stoop is an easy way to dress up the area and welcome guests. Another simple way to add charm to your front door is by adding a festive wreath. And when fall arrives, the possibilities are endless with DIY fall wreaths. [find-an-apartment] Head out to your local craft store, purchase a few items and put them all together to create a beautiful wreath for your front door. Here are a few ideas.

It can be frustrating when you have little control over how your apartment is decorated. You can't paint the walls, you can't change any fixtures and you might not even change the curtains.

However, there's one thing you do have control over: The art you hang on your walls. The problem, then, is about how to find art or pictures that are truly unique. After all, who wants the same old pictures of Audrey Hepburn or Pinterest crayon art?

A spatter paint canvas is a great way to create something that is unique and stylish — something that can never be replicated, even by you! Here's how you can make unique artwork for your apartment in no time.

DIY Security Tips can prvent burglars

While your landlord will make sure there is a certain level of security, there are some DIY security tips steps you can use to protect your valuables and personal items and make sure your apartment is as safe as possible. If you’re concerned about shelling out hundreds of dollars to keep your apartment safe, rest assured: these are simple, inexpensive ways to protect yourself and your home.

One of the biggest challenges for most renters is storage – What do you do with all your stuff if you have limited space?  Make your storage workfor you. Use a folding screen – specifically one that you can personalize…

8 Quick and Easy Closet Upgrades

Is your closet a wasteland of clothes you haven't worn in years and piles upon piles of shoes, handbags, scarves, and more? If so, it might be time for an upgrade-- if only to make it easier to find your…