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I turned my bookshelf into a cat-approved climbing tree

For years I've wanted a bookcase that incorporates a cat tree. I think it's really important for my cats to have a designated place to scratch that isn't the furniture and a way to be the tallest thing in the room without knocking over breakable stuff I care about. BUT I hate the look of cat trees. Hence, the cat tree bookcase.

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Pimples, flowers, and crystals: Awesome non-medical uses for aspirin

Aspirin is something of a wonder drug. Aside from stopping headaches, fever, pain and possibly having the potential to stop heart attacks and strokes, aspirin has a lot of topical and day-to-day uses that you may not know about. Aspirin, or acetylsalicylic acid, has some pretty cool properties that make it useful outside of the medical realm…

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How to make these awesome Star Wars pegboards

My husband belongs to a Star Wars costuming group called the 501st, and I'm working on a costume so I can join, too. After going to a party at the home of another 501st member with a decked out Star Wars-themed garage, I decided that for my husband's birthday I'd give him a little Star Wars flair for our own garage. Since we have been talking about needing to organize our garage pretty much since day one, it made sense to combine Star Wars into our plans. And thus, the idea for the pegboards was born.

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How do I transform an ugly desk without taking it out of the room?

Homies, I need help. I have the ugliest desk imaginable. What I can't figure out is… how it made it's way into my house. It was here when I moved in, and even without the unscrewable legs, we can't take it out any of our doors.I need to paint it, style it, anything — but I have to be able to do it inside. Can you homies help me transform this ugly desk?