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The 7 Most Popular BrightNest Posts of 2013

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01.02.14

Here’s one thing we know for sure: a lot happens in a year. Last January, the Royal Baby hype was just getting started and Miley Cyrus was still best known for playing Hannah Montana. So let’s take a moment to rewind and review some of the best BrightNest tips and tricks of 2013 – everything from clutter-clearing secrets to the perfect way to upcycle an old cookie tray.

Here’s to even more tips, tricks and ideas in 2014!

1. Attract Butterflies by Making a DIY Feeder in 6 Simple Steps

Who doesn’t love butterflies? To lure these beautiful creatures into your yard, make a DIY butterfly feeder out of an old mason jar. 

2. Power to the Lemon: 10 Amazing Household Uses

Your favorite cocktail sidekick just got a new job! Not only is lemon delicious in tonic water, it’s a powerhouse cleaner all over the house.

3. Clutter, Clutter, Everywhere! 5 Tricks to Fight the Mess

Clutter-be-gone! We’ve found the five most common clutter hot-spots and given you the tips you need to fight the problem.  

4. The Best Bathroom Cleaning Trick Ever

Multitask by cleaning your grout while you take a shower! All you need are a few extra supplies in your shower-caddy and an added minute to your bathing routine. You’ll keep your grout mold- and mildew-free with minimal effort!

5. Turn an Old Cookie Sheet into a Serving Tray

With less than $10 and ten minutes, you can transform a worn-out cookie sheet into an attractive (and impressively functional) serving tray. 

6. Paint Chip Projects for Color Lovers

If you’ve painted recently, you know that paint chips are a valuable tool when you’re choosing a color. But then what to do with those attractive swatches? Make one of these projects!  

7. Be Your Own Dry Cleaner

Paying for dry cleaning is about as fun as paying for parking tickets. Keep your money in your wallet by doing this cleaning task at home, instead! 

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