Posts Tagged ‘diy’

9 Amazing Life Hacks for Better Organization

9 Amazing Life Hacks for Better Organization

Organizing your life may seem like a massive challenge, especially if you’re trying to get through the semester without incurring credit card debt. You can go drop a few hundred bucks at IKEA and The Container Store, or you can use random things around the house, from crafting stores, and pieces found at Home Depot ...

Quick Tip: The Easiest Way to Wrap Headphones

Quick Tip: The Easiest Way to Wrap Headphones

There’s no shortage of ways to wrap headphones and avoid tangles. If you’re looking to just get them put away fast, you’re probably wrapping them around your smartphone and stuffing them in your pocket (then scrambling to unwrap when Mom calls). Other ways include wrapping the cord around a few fingers while holding one end with ...

A DIY Fall Wreath for Under $25

A DIY Fall Wreath for Under $25

When youʼre a college student on a budget, decorating isnʼt the easiest thing. Finding decor thatʼs both attractive and affordable is near impossible. But if you feel like being crafty, there are tons of ways to make decent looking decor without draining your bank account. If youʼre thinking, “Oh, I live in a dorm, so ...

How to Throw a Great Party for Under $50

How to Throw a Great Party for Under $50

What’s more fun than having a party? Having a party on the cheap. Anyone can throw money at a good time to try to make it happen and still fail. The truly enterprising minds will find ways to spend less money and maximize everyone’s good time. Do you accept the challenge? Related: 7 Methods to Prevent ...

Stop Shaving Cuts From Bleeding with These Toiletries

Stop Shaving Cuts From Bleeding with These Toiletries

Who thought of putting toilet paper on your face when you cut yourself shaving? More importantly, why do people still do it? That business went out with the ark — Noah’s Ark. There are so many better ways to stop the bleeding and heal your face after you slice it up like Freddy Krueger. You ...

Use Command Hooks to Create Tablet Stations Throughout Your Home

Use Command Hooks to Create Tablet Stations Throughout Your Home

If you find yourself lacking the motivation to do the dishes, installing a tablet-holding station in your kitchen will add a little entertainment to this otherwise monotonous task. Using Command hooks, you can create tablet stations throughout your home to make leaving the couch much less difficult during a Netflix binge. The idea comes to ...

Make Great Iced Coffee with Coffee Ice Cubes

Make Great Iced Coffee with Coffee Ice Cubes

There’s nothing better than waking up to a hot cup of joe on a cold winter morning. And while it’s also great during the warmer seasons, often times you may want a cooler beverage to get you through the day. Nowadays, you can drive by Starbucks or any fast food place that serves breakfast and ...

4 Makeshift DIY Phone Stands for Your Desk

4 Makeshift DIY Phone Stands for Your Desk

Forget keeping a stack of books on your desk to hold your phone up; and don’t even think about buying an expensive case or stand. There are plenty of things you may have lying around that make a perfectly good DIY phone stand. Here are four quick and easy solutions for the times when you ...

Simple DIY: Orange Candle

Simple DIY: Orange Candle

If you’re looking to get a little extra out of your citrus fruit, an orange candle is a great way to start. It’s aesthetically pleasing for either ambiance or emergency situations. You’ll need the following: Orange (more than one if you’re not confident in your peeling ability) Plate or cutting board (skip if you dare) ...

3 All-Natural Odor Removers You Probably Already Have

3 All-Natural Odor Removers You Probably Already Have

You could go ahead and invite that company over or you could do some modest cleanup first. Should you choose the latter (and you’re going to choose the latter) you’re going to have come up with a better way to kill the dirty laundry smell than spraying it with perfume. Cuz they’ll know. They always ...

DIY Smartphone Gloves

DIY Smartphone Gloves

Thanks to capacitive touchscreens, which use the conductive power of the human body to activate, winter becomes a tough time to use a smartphone. But with a little old fashion hacking, we’ll solve that problem. We’re going to turn your favorite pair of gloves into static generating smartphone gloves using the power of conductive thread. ...

Waterproof Your Canvas Bag with Wax

Waterproof Your Canvas Bag with Wax

Going to college these days means that you are almost assuredly carrying some electronic gadget with you in your bag or backpack at any given time. A particularly expensive and likely highly beloved gadget at that. So what if you get caught in a sudden snowstorm, or if you, like me, live in a place ...

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