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DIY: Turn Junk into Lamps, Tables, Mirrors, and More via the “Today Show”

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"Brian Kelsey, a licensed contractor, shows Today's Hoda Kotb and Guest Co-Host Carson Daly how to turn old junk into useful household items." "Do-It-Yourself: Turning Trash into Treasure"
Segment on July 23, 2013.</p> <p>
Posted by cristialyse on August 19, 2014 at 8:15PM | Permalink | 0 Comments


Find Trendy Outdoor Furniture Items for Less via the “Today Show”

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<span style="font-size: medium; color: #ff00ff;">"There is still plenty of time to host a big bash this summer, so why not do it for less? Sabrina Soto of HGTV shows how you can score some of the season's hottest items for budget prices." "A Backyard Bargain" Segment on July 19, 2013.

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Posted by cristialyse on July 21, 2014 at 8:19PM | Permalink | 0 Comments


Creative New Uses for 5 Common Household Items via the “Today Show”

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Brit Morin of Brit + Co. shares tips and tricks for making things easier around the home, including using spaghetti as a match for hard to reach candles and using a comb to avoid hitting your fingers when hammering nails.”
Segment on July 15, 2013.
Posted by cristialyse on October 16, 2013 at 12:46PM | Permalink | 0 Comments


DIY Tips for Sprucing Up Your Living Room via the “Today Show”

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“From simple crafts to entire living room projects, making over your home can be done yourself if you have the right materials for the job. Entertaining Expert Abby Larson shares easy DIY décor that looks store - bought.” "Designer or DIY”
Segment on July 19, 2013.
Posted by cristialyse on October 09, 2013 at 10:39AM | Permalink | 0 Comments


Home Design Tricks that Won’t Break the Bank via the “Today Show”

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Chassie Post of Gilt.com invites cameras into her own home to reveal how she decorated her apartment without spending a lot. She also demonstrates two ways to turn carnations into floral works of art.” "You Can Do This”
Segment on June 24, 2013.</p> <p>
Posted by cristialyse on October 02, 2013 at 9:09AM | Permalink | 0 Comments


New Host Alert: Soleil Moon Frye to Host “Home Made Simple” on OWN


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Punky Brewster to any child of the 80’s and a fun, mischievous, exciting wave of nostalgia twinkles in their eyes and sweeps across their faces into the biggest smile.  Well, Punky’s all grown up and joiningSeason 3 of Home Made Simple on the OWN Network as its new host. 

"Need help tackling a long list of to-dos? Home Made Simple has quick and easy solutions to help you create a home that’s clean, fresh and completely your own. And now you can watch the clever projects and handy tips you love from Home Made Simple come to life on OWN! Join host Soleil Moon Frye, known to millions for her role as TV’s iconic “Punky Brewster,” and her team of experts as they show real-world families and friends how to simplify their homes and lives… Tune in Saturdays at 9am/8c on OWN, with all new episodes beginning November 3rd at 9a/8c! Be sure to visit HomeMadeSimple.com for more information about the creative projects and easy tips you see on the show!"

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Posted by cristialyse on October 01, 2013 at 9:25AM | Permalink | 0 Comments


5 Tips for Throwing a Great Garage Sale via the “Today Show”

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Rebecca Dolgin from The Nest explains how you can make your summer garage sale stand out by advertising, serving drinks and snacks, and offering some of the proceeds to your favorite charity.” "Garage Sale Guide: How to Sell Your Stuff Wisely” Segment on July 24, 2013.
Posted by cristialyse on September 25, 2013 at 10:44AM | Permalink | 0 Comments


Newest Kitchen Gadgets Put to the Test via the “Today Show”

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</span>Sarah Humphreys, of Real Simple, shares the magazine’s new list of the handiest, sturdiest, and snazziest kitchen tools you won’t want to cook without, including a lightweight can opener and a highly efficient citrus juicer.” "Cooking Contraptions: The Ultimate Kitchen Gadget Road Test” Segment on July 8, 2013.<span style="color: #ff6600; font-size: medium;">

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Posted by cristialyse on September 18, 2013 at 9:00AM | Permalink | 0 Comments


20 Hostess Gifts for Every Occasion via the “Today Show”

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Lifestyle Expert Lucy Segal spotlights great hostess gifts for occasions such as a barbecue or weekend brunch, including outdoor pool toys, candles, photo frames and monogrammed jewelry.” "Gracious Gifts: Hostess Presents for Every Occasion” Segment on July 18, 2013.
Posted by cristialyse on September 11, 2013 at 9:00AM | Permalink | 0 Comments


Diva Life~Design Links


This week we’ve featured articles from
House Beautiful, PopSugar Smart Living, Apartment Therapy, HGTV, Consumer Reports, Today Show, and The Nest.  Highlighting Picture Frame Bookshelves, Expert Sofa Tips, Best Food Processors, Travel Guides, Art Prints, Perfect Wine Pairings, and DIY Party Favors, this week’s selection is a medley of many Travel, Entertaining, DIY, Decorating, and Organization Tips that will kick off Fall and inspire you to continue to flourish in both your Design Life and Everyday Living!!

Posted by cristialyse on September 04, 2013 at 6:50AM | Permalink | 0 Comments