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  Before we realize it we land up with a closet full of old clothes, toys and other trinkets of our kids. Some even carry a lot of sentiments due to which we never part with them and land up filling our homes with a lot of old stuff. Here is how we can recycle your kids old stuff that we simply store instead of throwing them away: 1. Socks Most of us just throw away old socks. Why not use them to make interesting stuffed animals for your little one? 2. Instant food jars Spread your home with jar filled with fresh flowers. You can use...

Flowers are a great way to decorate a room. Apart from lending a great appearance to the room, they also give a wonderful fragrance that takes to another place altogether. Fresh flowers are great. But once they are cut to be used for improving the decor they lose their life. Fresh flowers will last for 2-3 days. There are some ways to increase the life of these cut fresh flowers: 1. Soda As crazy as it sounds, soda helps in increasing the life of cut flowers. So instead of putting the flowers in a vase full of water, use a 1:1 ratio of...

Have you often scouted the market for a shade of nail polish that matches your dress? Don’t fret. You can make the desired shade of nail polish with just a few simple ingredients. Here’s what you need: Eye shadow – of the desired color Sandwich bag Small mixing bowl Brush Clear nail polish How to make nail polish at home: If your eye shadow is already powdered then you need not do anything. But if is a slab then you need to place it in the sandwich bag and crush it with a heavy object till it becomes a fine powder, without any...

We all have a stash of post-it notes to jot down stuff especially around the telephone or on the refrigerator. Don’t undermine the use of these sticky notes, they come handy in more ways than you can even think of. Here are some fun and creative uses of these tiny paper bits: 1. Mark cables Differentiate between different cables by wrapping different colored post-its around them. You can even write on these post-its so that you can be sure which each cable belongs to. It is the perfect solution to tangled wires behind the home theatre...

Women have every right to pamper themselves; especially after the demanding lives they lead every day. Most of us turn to store bought ingredients for our skin care. The fact is that even the most natural skin care product does contain chemicals.Body butter will nourish your skin and make you feel all girly instantly.Here is how you can whip up some body butter at home with just 3 ingredients and will give you better results on your skin as compared to the store bought variety.The trick lies in getting the right consistency by mixing...

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