Decorating

5 Things That Make a Small Kitchen Look Bigger — Small Space Kitchens

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Whether you live in a small apartment, an older (pre-island fetish) home, or just an average house, you probably wish your kitchen was a little bit bigger. Or at least wish it looked bigger, right? We can't help you increase the square footage, but we can help with the second part of that.

Here are five things that'll make your kitchen seem bigger than it really is.

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The Best and Easiest No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas — The Great Pumpkin

Creating a killer pumpkin doesn't have to require whipping out your sharpest cutlery. This Halloween, craft a standout gourd with hot glue, paint, balloons (seriously!), and a few other random supplies.

Here are a few ingenious ideas to inspire you.

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8 Ingenious Ways to Decorate Pumpkins (Without Carving!) — The Great Pumpkin

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Creating a killer pumpkin doesn't have to require whipping out your sharpest cutlery. This Halloween, craft a standout gourd with hot glue, paint, balloons (seriously!), and a few other random supplies.

Here are a few ingenious ideas to inspire you.

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11 Smart Ways to Use the Space Above Your Cabinets — Small Space Kitchens

I seriously don't understand why there is space above my kitchen cabinets. If someone knows of a historical reason, please illuminate me in the comments. Why can't my cabinets just go all the way to the ceiling? I do not know. What I do know is that it's a terrible waste of space and it tends to get pretty gross and dusty.

Do you share my pain? Here are a few ideas to make that space actually work for you — and me!

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The 10 Easiest, Cleverest Pumpkin Carving Ideas — The Great Pumpkin

The idea of carving pumpkins for Halloween can be downright scary. Not only is it messy (all those guts and seeds!) but thanks to Pinterest, designs are also becoming more and more complicated. Gone are the days of the simple goofy-looking jack-o'-lantern, Now everyone's all about gruesome faces, intricate designs, and even carved quotations.

While we love a good masterpiece as much as the next person, there's something to be said for a design that can be done quickly — and easily. In that spirit, we've rounded up 10 carving ideas that won't take you a (witching) hour to complete. Here's what you should do.

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The Cleverest Halloween Porch Decorating Ideas on the Internet — Trick-or-Treat

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This Halloween, if you want to be the coolest house on the block, you're going to need to be super clever. Delight every ghoul, goblin, and trick-or-treater that comes your way with one of these clever front porch ideas.

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