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How-to-Projects that you can tackle in a weekend. Celebrity Designer and Real Estate Maven, Didiayer Snyder shows us many of her easy how-to-projects.

The holiday season is finally upon us, and it's the time to transform your home into a warm and inviting haven for family and friends. From decking the halls to preparing your space for guests, we've gathered 15 essential tips to ensure you can relax and enjoy the holidays to the fullest.

1. De-clutter Ruthlessly

One of the most satisfying pre-holiday tasks is de-cluttering. Start by purging problem areas and freeing up valuable space. A de-cluttered room often appears cleaner, even if you haven't done a deep clean. Create a sense of peace in your home by getting rid of items that no longer serve a purpose.

2. Clean It and Forget It

Get a head start on cleaning the spaces that are often neglected throughout the year. Over the coming weeks,…

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DIY Wallpaper Bookshelf


I love a good DIY project that you can do in an afternoon. In this video, I show you how to take an old bookshelf and turn it into a stylish piece of furniture using some paint and wallpaper! For this project you are going to need the following supplies:

Bookshelf: Wallpaper: Wallpaper Adhesive: Paint: Paintbrushes: Paint Tray: Scissors: Hammer: Cleaning Cloth: *As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

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 DIY Floating Plank Chair by Didiayer Snyder

 "Turn your patio or front porch into a relaxing space where you can—literally—hang out. All you need to put together your own floating plank chair are a few planks of wood, some paint, rope, and a pair of hooks. Home Made Simple's Didiayer Snyder shows you how."

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How To Create The Perfect "Table" for Your Tiny Living Room

"If you love the idea of adding an ornate coffee table or desk to your living room but don't have the space, consider this solution from Home Made Simple designer Didiayer Snyder. By drawing and painting table legs beneath a floating shelf, you get the benefit of extra storage on a whole new and innovative level.

To get started, use a pencil and stencil to draw a phantom table underneath an installed floating shelf (be sure to remove the shelf before painting). Didiayer chose an elegant table pattern stencil that she found online. Next, choose a high gloss paint in a color that pops off the wall. The phantom table and floating shelf will both need to be painted for the effect to…

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How To Turn Any Old Blanket Into a Bean Bag Chair

"This adorable bean bag chair transforms an old baby blanket without destroying the fabric. Use this DIY to make something fun for your kids or re-purpose an old blanket in your home that could use a new life. Home Made Simple's Didiayer Snyder shows you how."

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How To Build A Succulent Planter Coffee Table

"A backyard garden is always one of the best parts of summer, but some of us have greener thumbs than others. If taking care of a full garden is a little above your reach, or you're just looking for a beautiful way to add color and life to your outdoor space, this living coffee table project is for you.

By assembling four empty, discarded fruit crates you can create a small coffee table that fits anywhere from your deck to your front porch. Line the center of the crates with a sturdy plastic bag to hold soil for the planter. Drill some holes to allow water to pass through and then fill with soil.

While this coffee table can work with almost any kind of plant or flower, succulents are a great…

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