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How To Nest for Less: Do-It-Herself Workshops

Posted by: on February 12th, 2013 | Make A Comment

Erin Hankins, the author of the blog How to Nest for Less, is an Art Director based in St. Louis, Missouri. Her blog features daily adventures of DIY and home improvement projects, interior decorating and all things creative. Her work has been seen across the web including features in Country Woman magazine, Family magazine and the January 2013 cover of DIY Lifestyle magazine. This month, Erin will be guest-hosting Do-It-Herself Workshops at The Home Depot.


I’m thrilled to be teaming with The Home Depot for the Do-It-Herself workshops this month. We’re going to help women gain the skills and confidence to make basic repairs and easy home improvements with FREE monthly workshops - giving step-by-step instructions and hands on experience.


White painted cabinets with black appliances and grey counter tops


One of my biggest Do-It-Herself makeovers to date (and also the least expensive) was a mini-kitchen makeover by simply painting my kitchen cabinets. The bland builder grade oak cabinets were given a fresh start in bright white. Just a couple coats of primer and paint completely transformed my space for less than $100.

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Top 5 Holiday Forget-Me-Nots: You’ll Need These to Decorate for Christmas

Posted by: on September 4th, 2012 | Make A Comment


The eggnog is chilling, Bing Crosby is crooning and Dad just finished stringing the Christmas lights on the tree. Only problem is, there’s no outlet nearby. The merriment is put on hold so Dad can jump in his car and drive to the nearest drug store. Avoid dampening everyone’s spirits and stock up on this list of essential decorating and utility doodads.

And do it soon! (Don’t you have enough on your holiday list to handle later?)

Here’s what you need to set up all your holiday decorations

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