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By The Unclutterer Team

The iPhone 4 Wall Mount Dock

Materials: Lack shelf, utby leg 110cm, some wiring, Dock insert Description: The shelf shall be used as a docking station for the iPhone 4 with power and audio connection. First I glued the needed wires to the dock insert which you can buy for 9 dollars for three inserts. Cut a hole on top of the Lack shelf for the insert and a smaller one on the bottom for the audio and/ or usb cable.

5 Tips to Find the Perfect Career for You

These days job dissatisfaction is one of the most common problems among people. Many people are either dissatisfied with their jobs, hate the tasks they are assigned or  find it boring. Just ask 10 people on a Sunday night how they feel and you will discover that the majority of them are feeling really bad because they will have to work the next morning. Yes we all love to have fun and to wake

Lyngdal livingroom storage

Materials: Lyngdal sliding doors, creative speakers, home depot wood and joints Description: Found these Lyngdal doors in the AS-IS section in IKEA and decided to change the doors of my Pax wardrobe but when got home found out that they were the wrong height :( Well, decided to do something with it and found that this space in the living room had almost the same dimensions.

A Minor Mistake: Shopping While Hungry

I often write that I still make financial mistakes, but it occurs to me that I don’t share them here as much as I once did. After April’s story earlier this week about the cost of healthy food, now seems like a good time to share a mistake I made on Tuesday. Generally, I work out in the morning. I get up at 5:15 and am at the gym for the 6:30 Crossfit class.

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #38

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1.

Video: Steve Jobs on How to live before you die

View engaging conference lectures, interesting how to discussions, and high quality freelance advice via video here on FreelanceSwitch. This week we look at Steve Jobs on How to live before you die by Steve Jobs. In this video the CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks — including death itself..

A sign of the times...

Materials: DALOM Pedestal table, Newspaper cuttings, PVA glue, paint brush and clear varnish. Description: I had just discovered decoupage and rather than have a tester go at it, I launched straight in and decoupaged an IKEA table. For those of you who don't know, decoupage is basically covering an object in some type of paper or material.

How to Create a Million-Dollar Business This Weekend (Examples: AppSumo, Mint, Chihuahuas)

Noah Kagan built two multi-million dollar online businesses before turning 28. He also looks great in orange. (Photo: Laughing Squid) I first met Noah Kagan over rain and strong espressos at Red Rock Coffee in Mountain View, CA. It was 2007.

Perpetual Family Photo Calendar

Materials: IKEA Tolsby Photo Frame Description: Repurposed $1 Tolsby picture frame turned into an interactive perpetual calendar made with photos to flip for each day of the month! - Remove inserts that normally 'sandwich' the photo - Trim cardstock and photos so they will swing through the opening once hung.

Spreading Out Your Grocery Shopping

Dinner with My Family is on a one week hiatus (which is party explained below). It will return next week. Over the last month, Sarah and I have been experimenting with a longer period between grocery store trips. Prior to this month, we had almost always done a weekly grocery store visit, usually on Saturday but occasionally on Sunday or Monday.

Clearing Clutter? Think About Appearances, Too.

One of my Secrets of Adulthood is: Outer order contributes to inner calm. For many people (including me), in fact, this seems disproportionately true. It's not such a big deal to have a messy coat closet or a crowded desk -- yet I get a surprising rush of happiness and relief when I clear clutter.

Saving Pennies or Dollars? Canning Fruits and Vegetables

Saving Pennies or Dollars is a new semi-regular series on The Simple Dollar, inspired by a great discussion on The Simple Dollar’s Facebook page concerning frugal tactics that might not really save that much money.

Workspace of the Week: One desk, two workstations

This week’s Workspace of the Week is Jacob’s graphic design studio: Jacob’s office is a wonderful example of how to arrange a desk when you have two separate needs for your work space.

Cal Evans and the Education of Freelance Developers

It’s not uncommon to find educational conferences and seminars for most professions. But finding educational opportunities when you’re a freelancer can be a more difficult matter.

Ask the Readers: How Would You Sell a Collection?

I am a collector. I always have been. When I was a boy, my parents gave me one closet in the trailer house to have as my very own. They called it the “rat’s nest” because I’d fill it up with all the sorts of things a boy might collect: bugs and twigs and baseball cards and comic books, among other things. As an adult, I’ve remained a collector.