Don’t ‘DIY’ With These Home Improvement Projects

Bella Breakdown You’re thrifty, you’re crafty, and we are proud of you. Maybe you reuse curtains, table cloths, mason jars and clothing and are the queen of the DIY routine. But, there are certain home improvement projects you should consider skipping the DIY avenue on. Here’s a list of a few things you should definitely either buy new, or seek help in doing! 1. Switching from gas to electric: This one kind of seems like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised. Changing your stove top from gas to electric could cause an explosion if not done properly. 2. Removing...

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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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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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Thanksgiving Recipes That Are Perfect for Little Helping Hands

Bella Breakdown Thanksgiving is almost here! The weather is cooling down, the holiday commercials are on TV and the time for cooking delicious food has arrived. If you have children, this is an especially wonderful time to include them in the traditions of preparing fun holiday treats. While you would not want to chance your prize dessert or the main course of the turkey on having it repeatedly touched and licked by little fingers and tongues, there are some smaller, more kid-friendly ways to make use of those little helping hands. You and your kids will cherish these fun...

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