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Go green this Earth Day — Upcycling and DIY projects

In 1970, 20 million Americans held rallies across the country in honor of the first Earth Day. Twenty years later, the effort went global with 200 million people in 141 countries coming together to draw the international community’s attention to … Continue reading

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DIY party ideas for St. Patrick’s Day for college students

If you’re on a dry campus, you’ll have to forego the green beer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. Besides, don’t you think St. Patrick, that plucky saint who legendarily chased the snakes … Continue reading

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Ready for Valentine’s Day? Check out these DIY valentines ideas for college students

Valentine’s Day. It’s a hotly contested holiday: Is it a commercial way to exploit traditional romantic relationships? A way for florists and chocolatiers to bump up their annual sales? Or is it actually a positive celebration of romance that can … Continue reading

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How to beat the winter blues—DIY tips for college students

Spring semester has started—you’re half way finished with the year! Congratulations! So why are you not excited? Maybe you’re even having trouble leaving that warm, cozy bed to brave the cold and make it to class on time. Wintertime can … Continue reading

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DIY presents—Make your own homemade holiday gifts

You love receiving presents—desperately trying to unknot the bow, giving up and sliding it off the box, ripping the paper and then casting aside the lid to reveal the thoughtful treasure your loved one has imagined you would adore. But … Continue reading

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DIY Wednesday: How to make your own last minute Halloween costume

If you’ve waited to learn how to make your own last minute Halloween costume, you’re in good company!  Doing a quick search on the web comes up with these great last-minute Halloween costume ideas that you can make with just … Continue reading

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College advice: DIY dorm decorating ideas to spruce up your space

Pimp your place with some cool do-it-yourself decorating ideas. Whether you’re a college freshman in a dorm or a senior in an off-campus apartment, dazzle your roomies and your guests with some homemade charm and sparkle. Decorate your door, spice … Continue reading

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Holiday and DIY decorating tips: For your college digs when you’re short on cash

You are well into your first semester, but your college dorm or apartment looks like you just moved in — or, worse yet, your “home” resembles an insane asylum with its barren interior and dim lighting. Your drab walls scream, “Help me!” … Continue reading

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How to build a loft for your dorm room: Follow a plan, gather your supplies and stay safe

Lofted beds can make even the smallest dorm room feel like a palace. At most universities, there are loft-building services all over campus at the beginning of the semester. But if you don’t have the funds for that, learning how … Continue reading

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