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Want an easy way to make your bathroom look fancier? Stacey over at DIY blog Dinner & Discourse has a guide to making stylish towel pockets to keep your guests impressed.
Impress your family, friends, and houseguests with a towel-folding technique you're likely to see on a cruise or in a hotel. Howto web site wikiHow runs down step-by-step instructions for folding a "towel monkey." You'll need matching hand and bath towels, along with a clothes hanger with clips (like a pants or skirt hanger). For more towel animals, see also how to fold a towel cat, fold a towel lobster, fold a towel elephant, and fold a towel dog. How to Fold a Towel Monkey
Housekeepers at the Four Seasons luxury hotel chain know how to make beds, and they say it's easy to give your feet room to move between the sheets: Each flat sheet is tucked in with a three-inch "foot pocket" fold across the bottom so feet don't get squished. "In one Seinfeld episode, George went to a hotel and ripped off the covers because they were so tight," says Erik Wood, director of housekeeping in New York City. "No one has to worry about that here." Give your tired dogs the room they deserve with that extra three-inch fold at the bottom. Got any other bed-making techniques? Do share in the comments. Bed-Making Tips from...the Four Seasons
Wine guy Dr. Vino demonstrates how to carry a pair of wine bottles using furoshiki, a traditional, Japanese decorative cloth. He says the Japanese use furoshiki to wrap and carry items in lieu of plastic bags. If you don't have any authentic furoshiki around the house, any square cloth will do; Dr. Vino says his is 24x24 inches. This looks like something you want to arrive at the dinner party with in hand.
HOWTO: make a furoshiki wine carrier