Monthly Archives: February 2016


I just did a DIY for CNET that I think you’ll love! You’ve probably seen cloud lamps floating around Pinterest, well I figured out a simple way to make one in less than an hour. Here are the instructions for making a cloud lamp. Bonus tip: If you use an LED light that can change colors your cloud can have a bunch of different dreamy effects. Here are some photos of my finished lamp:

How to Make a Cloud Lamp


easter wreath DIY 44 comments
This year, I wanted to do something a little different for our Easter wreath. My kids are a little older, so I decided to use all of their old plastic eggs to make a wreath. I wanted to something different with the base, too, so I made a wreath form from a shipping box. Take a look: First, I folded down all of the flaps of the box. It looked like this when I was done: There was a crevasse area from the flaps… So I filled it with Easter grass: Then I hot glued Easter grass all over the […]

DIY Plastic Egg Wreath for Easter


upcycling 29 comments
Don’t throw out those broken headphones just yet. Here are two hacks that can make them useful again in just seconds. Replumb your Headphones My daughter hates earbuds and will only wear headphones. Unfortunately, she usually ends up wearing out the cord or connectors every few weeks. Headphones are typically more expensive to replace then earbuds, so I came up with a solution. I simply tucked a pair of earbuds into the padded flaps on the headphones and cut off the old cord. She still has plenty of comfort, but I don’t need to buy her new headphones. Of course, […]

2 Quick Hacks to Upcycle Broken Headphones



how to remove a stripped screw
Taking photos is a major part of writing my DIY and how-to articles for clients. I decided to share some of my favorites. In just 24 hours this article on removing stripped screws has gotten 1.7 thousand likes and 750 shares! People really have problems with stripped screws! Yes, I took that photo. I’m quite proud of it. I’ve been a gamer since Atari, so I love this photo I took for the article How to keep your video game accessories organized. The light in the photo is just stunning, if I do say so myself. People loved my article on […]

Some DIY and How-to Photos I’m Proud of


how to clean your ceiling fan 21 comments
Want to make cleaning your home easier? I have the hacks you need! Check out some of my latest articles: This simple hack can keep a hard-to-reach spot in your kitchen clean with just aluminum foil. Here are 10 unexpected things you can wash in the washing machine. Even better, there are 20 unexpected things you can clean in the dishwasher. I got a lot of heat on this one. I promise, all of these ideas are safe! Did you know that there are 10 things you should never use vinegar to clean? It’s true! Don’t use laundry detergent on hand-wash […]

56 Home Hacks You Need to Make Your Life Better