The Potato Vine Caterpillar

Potato vine (Solanum jasminoides) is a flowering vine that does not create vegetables of any kind. This evergreen plant develops in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 11, producing fragrant bluish-white flowers. Potato vines attract various guests with their leaf and blooms, including hummingbirds and butterflies. Some butterflies utilize the potato vine [...]

How to Make Double-Sided Table Runners

Table runners are an easy project to undertake, even if you’re a somewhat beginner crafter. Make it even easier by utilizing whole-piece, pre-printed fabric instead of complicated blocks you’ve stitched yourself. Your local fabric or quilt shop has a variety of fabrics that are pre-printed with layouts that work well as table runners. Or, go [...]

Sound Dampening in an Apartment

You’ve found your dream apartment in an ideal place and there is just 1 thing wrong with it. But that 1 thing will drive you, or your neighbours, to anger and madness if you can not mend it efficiently and efficiently. Noise is the bane of city dwellers, apartment owners near heavily trafficked highways or [...]

7 Tips to Designing Your Bedroom

Have you ever been in a room that just feels right? Nine times out of 10, it’s because it’s a simple design that works well. But creating a simple design is harder than it seems — particularly in bedrooms. Why? Because each bedroom absolutely has to get a mattress in it. And beds are large [...]

Harmonize Your Home

Any musician knows how easy it is to accumulate stacks and stacks of sheet music. I played the piano for many years as a child, and by high school I could barely shut my piano bench because of an accumulation of every song under the stars. If you’re running into this issue and are just [...]