DIY Videos

Here you'll find a compilation of my YouTube DIY videos. To view all of my videos online, you can visit my YouTube channel directly: http://www.youtube.com/user/megstonemyjewishhome/

How to Make a Faux Canopy

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Canopies are just beautiful. They transform a bedroom into a magical, flowing, calm space.  Canopies tend to require ample space and my bedroom just isn't large enough for a real canopy.  So I've come up with a simple and highly effective … [Read more...]

Getting Rid of Moth Larvae in Carpet!

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I like to think of myself as someone who tries their best to discourage moths and other pests from setting up camp in my home. With lots of vintage clothing items stored away in my wardrobe, I've always been diligent, using cedar, rosemary and even … [Read more...]

Planning a Baby Nursery

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I believe that a baby's nursery bedroom should be practical and beautiful! Here are some lovely ideas that have a positive effect on decorating a wonderful room for your little one! To achieve a beautiful and clutter free space, it is important … [Read more...]

How to Re-Plump a Tired Chair Cushion

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Sometimes soft furnishings can just look a bit depressed, don't you think? My husband, two boys, dog and my cat all love to jump on, climb over, laze about and leap from my sofas and chairs. They are certainly used and abused, no wonder they … [Read more...]

Getting Rid of Moths!

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Moths can be such a nuisance, especially when you have delicate clothing and these little pests insist on residing in your wardrobe! here are my 3 top tips for keeping moths away from your cloths. 1. Hang sprigs of Lavender in your cupboard 2. … [Read more...]

Fixing Peeling Wallpaper

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I love wallpaper, it really brightens up rooms and hallways. Living in England though, my wallpaper has quite a rough time in the cold winter months when rain and wind wreak havoc, my wallpaper sometimes begins to peel. I've found a great way to … [Read more...]

Painting Diamonds on Wooden Floors

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This video documents the way I transformed the carpetted entryway of my home into a diamond adnored wooden painted floor. This project was relatively inexpensive especially when I consider how beautiful the final result is. I hope you find this video … [Read more...]

Cleaning Wooden Kitchen Surfaces

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In my kitchen, I have a wooden butcher block. You'll probably have seen me preparing food on this wooden surface in my cooking and baking videos. As you can probably tell, this butcher block gets a lot of use. To care for my work surface, I prefer to … [Read more...]

Thoroughly Cleaning Painted Wood Floors

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I love painted wood floors they're practical for families with young children (and those of us susceptible to spilling the odd glass of red wine) and really brighten up spaces. They require little attention. I sweep my floors twice a week, mop them … [Read more...]

Vinegar Cleaning Mirrors and Glass

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I have a lot of windows and mirrors in my home and love each and every one of them to look pristine. I've found a brilliant non-toxic solution to make- what could otherwise be an arduous task of cleaning and scrubbing- really easy just by using … [Read more...]

Cleaning a Microwave with a Lemon

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Sometimes the inside (and outside) of microwaves can just get a little bit grubby. I don't like using toxic cleaning solutions where I cook and prepare food. I've discovered an inexpensive, non-toxic solution that works really well at getting rid of … [Read more...]