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    How to build an easy DIY shoe rack

    Any entryway can quickly become a hazardous mess of cast-off footwear, ready to trip up anyone who enters your home. You may know in your heart that the solution to this inhospitable problem is a shoe rack, but you may not know how easy it is to build one. There are advantages to building one from scratch, too: Not only will you get to personalize the project to match your style and decor, but you can save money. While the price for a low-quality, assembly-required shoe rack can exceed $100, I was able to put this rustic hardwood table together  

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    Boris Share New Music Video for ‘Beyond Good and Evil’

    Today the hugely influential Japanese heavy rock band Boris share a second single from their forthcoming album ‘W’, which will be released on January 21st through Sacred Bones Records. “Beyond Good and Evil” captures the intuitive use of dynamics and contrast that Boris are famed for, building from delicate beginnings to a vast crescendo, taking inspiration from the devastating past of Wata’s hometown, Hiroshima. Speaking on the track, the band comment: “There is a vast magnitude in a huge mushroom cloud and in decaying ruins. We feel both the sadness and beauty of these things at the same time; that  

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    Dont Fret debuts a gallery inspired by Wicker Park’s bygone DIY scene

    Chicago street artist Dont Fret hopes people feel at home when they visit his Wicker Park gallery space—at least in part because the gallery is located inside Fret’s actual home, an apartment on Damen Avenue filled with vintage furniture and family mementos in addition to the art on the walls.  Inspired by his upbringing amid Wicker Park’s DIY scene as well as time spent living in an artist commune in London, Fret aims to fuse elements of art, food and culture at the half-gallery, half-apartment space, which he’s named Home Away From Home. When it opens to the public on  

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    Kate Garraway ‘set to become the new Nick Knowles as she will host DIY SOS-style show on ITV’

    Kate Garraway ‘set to become the new Nick Knowles as she will host DIY SOS-style show on ITV that follows people changing their homes’ The TV presenter, 54, will draw on her experiences caring for husband Derek Draper at home as he battled coronavirus for the show According to The Sun, the series will see a team of experts arrive at people’s homes and help them deal with a major change in their lives  Kate spent thousands in order to adapt her home for Derek’s return after he spent a year in hospital with Covid-19 She changed the ground floor  

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    What Are Polygel Nails? Pros, Cons & How to DIY Polygel Nails at Home

    Manicure upkeep can be difficult — when one nail chips, the whole set is ruined. Plus, there’s the question of whether or not you’re ruining your nails with treatments like acrylics or gels. Still, a polished and pretty set of nails can make you feel like a million bucks — not to mention, nails can be an outlet for self-expression via different nail shapes, polish colors and designs. If you are obsessed with the look of acrylic, dip powder or gel manicures, but hate to risk damaging your nails, your new manicure hero has arrived: polygel. This gel-acrylic hybrid provides  

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    Jim Dixon’s DIY Dish: Swedish-Style Caramelized Cabbage

    Jim Dixon wrote about food for WW for more than 20 years, but these days most of his time is spent at his olive oil-focused specialty food business, Wellspent Market. Jim’s always loved to eat, and he encourages his customers to cook by sending them recipes every week through his newsletter. We’re happy to have him back creating some special dishes just for WW readers. Swedish-Style Caramelized Cabbage In a fondly remembered New York Times food column, food editor Sam Sifton stopped by to check in on a pregnant neighbor and caught a whiff of cabbage cooking—her grandmother’s  

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    Limescale cleaning hacks – DIY solutions to tackle tough limescale

    Removing limescale from your property can seem like a losing battle when it continues to return time after time. Each time you run water or use a dishwasher, limescale can build up as the minerals in the water dissolve, leaving calcium and magnesium residue behind. Everything from white vinegar to citric acid has been claimed to clean these tough, chalky deposits – but these are the remedies that work best. Whether you’re looking to tackle limescale in your dishwasher or chalky taps and showerheads, white vinegar and lemon juice are two of the best ingredients to remove limescale in the  

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