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The Cheapest Way to Build a Swimming Pool in Your Backyard!

The magic of pallets!






Who doesn’t want a swimming pool in the backyard? Nothing beats the convenience of being able to take a refreshing dip whenever you want or hold pool parties with friends. But alas, not all of us are blessed with money to have pools constructed in our yards…well, the traditional pools, at least. But there’s another way to build one and it costs way, way less than the typical swimming pool.

Torben Heather wanted a pool so bad he found a way to create one using pallets…yes, those piles of strong wooden planks that can be found in construction sites or backyards. Here’s how he did it:

Lay a heavy duty tarp on the ground to hold the water. Pile full-size pallets around in a circle to form a wall.

Fasten the pallets together by nailing boards on the top and the sides of the pallets. Place heavy duty load straps around the entire structure for strength and support.

Cover the interiors with towels, blankets, and sheets, using a staple gun to fasten them.

Use a large medium duty tarp as the pool liner. Place it in the pool frame and attach it permanently.

For a smoother look, you can put bamboo roll down blinds to the exterior of the pallet frame.

All it takes is 9 wooden pallets and some creativity to build this!


Voila! Now you have an awesome swimming pool in your backyard!


And here you have it, a DIY swimming pool that does not cost you a fortune!

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Amazing Girl Designs Her Own Prom Dress From Pop Tabs

The dress is gorgeous, it’s hard not to notice her.




While some girls want to dress up nicely with elegant long dresses or sparkly gowns to prom, one girl wanted to stand out by designing a unique prom dress.

She did achieve her goal of standing out as you will be surprised at how elegant her dress is.

And the material she used to come up with a prom dress – those soda pop tabs you usually throw out once you open a can of soda.

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30 Cool Storage Ideas For Your Small Apartment

Here’s how you make the most of your limited space!

Mark Andrew



Keeping your stuff neat and organized can be particularly challenging if you are living in a small apartment.

Space is always an issue and, most of the time, your only options would either be to get rid of your clutter or, you know, simply get used to it.

Just leave your stuff on the floor or whatever. Who cares, right? Just clean them up when your friends are coming over or something.

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Your Ultimate Lunchbox Guide: 10 Tips in Choosing The Best Midday Meal Containers

Your kids will thank you. You’ll thank yourself, too.

Dondi Tiples



For many people, lunch is an essential meal. Especially if you skip breakfast and rely on that midday pick-me-up to refuel your body and get you ready to face the afternoon. And more importantly, to save money on takeouts by packing your own lunch.

If you are looking to purchase a good lunch container for yourself or for your kids, this 10-step guide will be useful in ensuring the noon meal you prepare makes it through half a day without spoiling, leaking, wilting, or looking like something the cat dragged in from the garbage.

The ultimate lunch pack is comprised of the main food box, a water bottle or juice container, and the lunch container which holds the previous two items. Here is a checklist of the best qualities you need to look for in the optimal lunch kit:

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