DIY - Custom Upholstered Ottoman

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Perfect for nearly any room, and a project that involves no heavy equipment, the hardest decision you'll have to make is what fabric to use!

See the full project including measurements, a material list, step-by-step instructions and diagrams at yesspaces.com

Homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce

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This homemade Nacho Cheese Sauce recipe has only five ingredients and it's super quick and easy, only 10 minutes to make it!

Go to Fifteen Spatulas for more delicious and simple recipes!

Turn Wire Hangers Into ...

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Jihong Yeom shows in the video below brilliant ways to make useful objects from wire coat hangers!

Make a tent for your dog using wire hangers and t-shirt!

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Here are some innovative ways to use your wire hangers!



Banana Ice Cream - 5 Delicious Ways

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In this video below Sara Lynn Cauchon from The Domestic Geek shows how to make 5 delicious Banana ice cream. It’s guilt-free, super versatile and actually tastes like ice cream. Make a big batch and store it in the freezer. When you are ready to eat it, let it thaw for ten minutes and it's the perfect dessert!

Classic Banana 'Ice Cream'
2 ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
1 tbsp almond milk (soy, rice or dairy milk work just as well)
1 tsp vanilla extract

Peanut Butter 'Ice Cream'
2 ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
1 tbsp almond milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 tbsp creamy peanut butter

Very Berry 'Ice Cream'
2 ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
1 tbsp almond milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ cup mixed berries, frozen

Pumpkin Pie 'Ice Cream
2 ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
1 tbsp almond milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
¼ cup pumpkin puree
½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tbsp maple syrup

Butter Pecan 'Ice Cream'
2 ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
1 tbsp almond milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ cup pecan halves
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp maple syrup

Chocolate Hazelnut Banana 'Ice Cream'
2 ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
1 tbsp almond milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 tbsp chocolate hazelnut spread

How to Separate Bacon Slices

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Sticky bacon got you down? Roll the package of bacon lengthwise, and secure it with a rubber band before refrigerating. When you open it, the slices will separate easily.

DIY - Fold-up Work Center with Tool Storage

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Build a work surface for tackling small projects and protect your most frequently used tools—without giving up floor space in your garage or workshop.

Check out the full tutorial on the Lowe's

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DIY - Glow In The Dark Table

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Mike from Instructables made this beautiful glow in the dark table using some wood planks, clear casting resin, blue glow in the dark powder and basic woodworking tools. The glow powder charges up in sunlight and emits a cool blue glow when in partial or complete darkness. Watch Mike create the awesome table in his how-to video at the bottom of the post.

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Really light up your next dinner party with a table that glows in the dark!

Check out the full tutorial on the Instructables.

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As you can see the result is spectacular!

Fornasetti Ikea Hack

gdgsMake a beautiful Fornasetti inspired chair using an inexpensive chair from Ikea. 

Go to Mark Montano for instructions and clip art images.

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So beautiful!

12 Volt Battery Hack

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Here is a short video showing how to hack an A23 12 volt battery and some applications.

What to Do With Your Leftover Candy Canes

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After the holidays, you may be left with a ton of extra candy canes. "Don't throw them away". Here are some tips to put them to good use!

How to Peel Kiwi The Fastest Way!

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Perfect for a kiwi or mango, and even works with avocado.

3 Delicious Quinoa Recipes

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In the video below Sara Lynn Cauchon from The Domestic Geek shows how to make 3 delicious Quinoa recipes! Easy and delicious recipes that are perfect for lunch!

Chinese Fried Quinoa

2-3 cups cooked quinoa
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 carrots, peeled and diced
½ cup frozen peas
2 eggs (optional)
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp sriracha (optional)
2 green onions, chopped

Tangy Thai Quinoa

2-3 cups cooked quinoa
1 red bell pepper, chopped
¼ red cabbage, shredded
2 carrots, shredded
½ cup edamame, cooked

1 tsp peanut butter
1-2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp honey
½ lime, juiced
1 clove garlic, minced
½ tsp ginger, grated
chili flakes to taste

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa

1 cup quinoa
2 cups vegetable broth
1 crown broccoli, cut into small pieces
1 cup white cheddar, shredded
½ tsp paprika
salt and pepper


    How to Store Christmas Lights

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    If unraveling a tangled web of hastily stored Christmas lights is part of your annual celebration, here's how to break with tradition.

    See here... How to Store Christmas Lights Around a Coat Hanger.

    Candied Cherry Sugar Garnish Caramel

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    Learn how to glaze a cherry in some cooked sugar. You can then use the Candied Cherry to garnish your dessert plating and presentation.

    Diy New Years Eve Banner

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    Learn how to make New Years Eve banner!

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    DIY - Glow In The Dark Jars

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    Great outdoor decoration idea for the New Years Eve. It is fun and very easy to do. See how in these videos below.

    Make Fairy Glow Jars Using glow in the dark paint.

     Make Homemade Fairy Glow Stick Lanterns


    Chocolate Strawberry Roses

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    A fresh bouquet of chocolate strawberry roses makes a beautiful and creative gift.  Perfect for chocolate lovers everywhere!

    Go to How to Cook That for Strawberry Chocolate Rose Recipe details!

    Dark Chocolate Caramel Almond Candy With Sea Salt

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    Just say the words dark chocolate, sea salt and caramel and odds are you'll have people listening. Add a few blackberries or other great fruit and you have something uniquely special.

    Watch the video below from The Food Channel to see how easy it is to make!

    Just say the words dark chocolate, sea salt and caramel and odds are you'll have people listening

    How To Make The Ultimate Bacon Snack

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    This is the ultimate way to eat bacon! Center cut bacon pressed with brown sugar and pecans roasted until the brown sugar caramelizes...it's meaty salty sweet delicious!

    Go to ifood.tv for more delicious recipes!

    Brilliant Product - The Amazing Happy Birthday Candle

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    Add wow to any birthday party with this magical flower candle.

    Once lit, the flower sparkles whilst the petals slowly open lighting the candles around. At the same time, the "Happy Birthday" tune starts playing. Get yours here...

    Microwave Meringues in 40 seconds

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    Cook these speedy meringues in the microwave in just 40 seconds. Quick and easy dessert that will sure to be a hit!

    Ingredients

    1tbsp (15g) egg white
    150g (5oz) icing sugar

    Cream
    250ml (9fl oz) double cream
    25g (1oz) white chocolate, grated
    50g (2oz) raspberries

    Source: Good Housekeeping

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    Magic Marbled Microwave 'Meringues. Recipe...

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    How to Make Stained Glass Cookies

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    Stained glass cookies are beautiful sugar cookies with cut-out shapes filled with translucent hard candy.

    Check out this great video tutorial to learn how to make them.


    Picture source: A Sparkley Silver Lining, Kaptein Biff,




    DIY - Straw Star Ornaments

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    Make these super cool plastic stars using drinking straws, plastic straps and spray paint.

    Such a cool, unique idea!

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    DIY - Cupcake Ornaments

    dfgdgLearn how to make Christmas cupcake ornaments! They are the perfect decoration for your tree & a great last minute gift idea.

    Snow Ice Cream!

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     Tawra Kellam, editor of www.LivingOnADime.com demonstrates how to make homemade snow ice cream.

    Watch the video below to see how it's done :)