Eyeglass Cleaners: DIY

The worst part about glasses is that they get smudged and streaked and they are so hard to clean with soap and water. But, before you break down and buy the eyeglass and lens cleaner from Target or Wal-Mart’s optical center, try making your own. Thanks to our reader Jennifer, who sent this in, we […]

Rent or Buy?: Personal Finance

If you’re a renter, you’re probably eyeing the real estate market with great interest right now. It seems as though people are practically giving their homes away in an attempt to avoid foreclosure, and there is a good chance that this has grabbed your attention. On the other hand, if you’re a homeowner, you may […]

No-Sew Pillows: DIY

Pillows are a fabulous way to add color and texture to your rooms, but they can be so very expensive to buy. Conversely they are cheap and easy to make. Even if you don’t own a sewing machine and you’ve never lifted a needle in your life (and you don’t intend to) you can make […]

Crazy Cardboard: DIY

We’ve been noticing a growing trend in cardboard accessories and furniture for the home. In fact, the look is becoming quite haute and pricey—Genius Jones is selling a cardboard Chihuahua for a $140. Twenty Twenty One has a line of paper mache and cardboard items for your home. And ReturDesign Studio, based in Sweden, has […]