How To Turn An Old Chair Into Abstract Art

Bella Breakdown Watch how this person throws buckets of paint on an old chair, turning it into an abstract, functional work of art for the studio! Take your chair and lay it on top of a very large tarp to catch the mess. Then, splash various colors of paint all over the chair. Use sponges and brushes to spread the paint. It makes an artistic, comfy addition to any...

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Holiday Gift Guide: Men’s Etsy Edition

Bella Breakdown Finding the right gifts for your man during the holidays is never an easy task, lucky for you, we found three Etsy pages that have great gifts for that special guy! Keep your man smelling and feeling his best with these awesome facial care items, plus, get a little scandalous with some super sexy coupons good for any occasion. Check out our favorites below and then be sure to check out Etsy for even more amazing shops built by amazing people!   Megan’s Marvelous Medicinals We’ve mentioned Megan’s Marvelous Medicinals in our past spa lovers gift guide, but we...

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5 Simple Drilling Life Hacks You Didn’t Know About

Bella Breakdown Check out these 5 super easy life hacks using a drill. 1. Transform your manual cheese grater into an effortless contraption by adapting the crank to be able to fit on the end of your drill. 2. Make your own hand mixer by using only a beater and your drill. Simply attach the beater to the drill bit and voilà! The wet and dry ingredients for your pancakes will be mixed in no time. 3. Having trouble removing that pesky cork out of your favorite wine bottle? No problem – just drill a screw into the cork...

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Try This Adorable DIY Cookie Tin This Holiday Season

Bella Breakdown With another holiday season in full swing, it seems like cookies are always being pulled out of the oven. This DIY tutorial shows you how to turn something you probably already have, or could easily get, into a super cute and festive cookie tin. A Pringles can and a little holiday cheer is all you need (well, and a few other items). Who knew that a Pringles can could serve as more than just a contraption to get your hand stuck in? DIY Pringles can cookie tin What you need: A Pringles can Wrapping paper of choice...

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5 Days of Natural Remedies & DIY Face Masks

Bella Breakdown This particular episode of ‘Try Living with Lucie’ is a week of going “au natural”. While many of the things Lucie is going to try for one week are considered pseudoscience, why not go in with an open mind? Some people are regular participants in these treatments and swear by them. Acupuncture is the first thing Lucie tried. It is one of the oldest forms of traditional Chinese medicine. The Chinese believe that “qi”, or your life force is circulating throughout the body along meridians. When the meridians get blocked, the energy is also blocked. Therefore, tiny...

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DIY Toothpaste

Bella Breakdown Now you can customize your toothpaste to be whatever flavor you want. Combine 1/2 cup coconut oil, 3 tablespoons baking soda, two packets of Stevia powder, and 20 drops of peppermint oil (or other flavoring of your choice) and mix well. Pour the contents into a jar with a lid and use as your daily...

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