Some people say save your best for last, but I like to lead with my best step forward. This light utilizes industrial pipes and beer bottles to make a phenomenal light for an eclectic room.
Purging Your Closet in Four Easy Steps Many of the women I polled before writing this article found that a major closet purge woke them up to the fact that they buy too many clothes. Now, before they purchase something new, they find they ask themselves questions like; “Where and how often will I wear it?, […]
Choosing the Right Bookshelves The three styles pictured represent the basics found in most online or brick and mortar stores. The budget friendly flat packed particle board units found in department stores. Take note that these do not hold much weight. Watch for an upcoming article on how to dress them up. Real wood bookcases. Most are constructed of […]
Looking to add more storage and counter space? It is actually pretty easy. Installing base cabinets is a simple process and a great way to improve a laundry room or work shop. It takes a bit more work to make cabinets look great for kitchens or bathrooms, but it isn’t a big deal for a […]
Tools of the Trade Concrete Float with Long Handle (This smoothes the concrete after it’s poured.) Concrete Edger (It’s just what it sounds like, it gives the smooth edges.) Concrete Joiner (This makes the seams in concrete to help keep it from cracking.) Concrete Finishing Broom or push broom (This adds texture for skid resistance.) […]
First, gather your supplies: Being a Seamstress, I often cross use my tools. For instance, when marking where the holes needed to be cut in the tile to go around the flexible conduit I used my sliding ruler, which is normally used to measure hems when sewing. I also used my quilters cutting mat to […]
It is common for homeowners to take a lot of time picking out paint colors, selecting curtains, and matching up patterns, but forget electrical faceplates. There are many options out there that are big upgrade from the typical plastic cover, including: oil-rubbed bronze, stainless steel, white porcelain, and wood that can be painted to match […]
Original Plan in Progress I fell in love with Victorian homes as a child. I especially liked the gable fretwork and sawn balustrades on the many porches they had. Since my hubby and I both prefer new homes, when we bought land in the country to build a home on we decided we’d build in […]