How to Temporary Repair Your Vertical Blinds With a Flat Head Screwdri

How to Temporary Repair Your Vertical Blinds With a Flat Head...

My Vertical Blinds are always breaking. So one day I found a way to temporary fix them by using a...

Installing Faux Wood Window Blinds

Installing Faux Wood Window Blinds

We needed something to block the windows beside our front door, and for many years, we used some...

Re Grouting Glass Block Tiles.  You Can Do It!

Re Grouting Glass Block Tiles. You Can Do It!

You can repair and replace the grout in your glass tile all by yourself! If you can ice a cake you...

Bubble Wrap Window Insulation Hack

Bubble Wrap Window Insulation Hack

If you're like me and come from a small town with old houses, you can remember insulating your...

Window Privacy

Window Privacy

Hi everyone! I am so excited to share this project with you. I have a long window next to my front...

DIY Window Grids (Mullions)

DIY Window Grids (Mullions)

UPDATED: I figured an easy way to make them removable. For more details, please visit...

Material of the Week: Insulation Kits

Material of the Week: Insulation Kits

Winter is in full swing, and while our spirits are high, temps are low! If you’ve already made your...

How to Make Your Windows Airtight in 9 Steps

How to Make Your Windows Airtight in 9 Steps

When Kevin O'Connor, the host of This Old House, renovated his 1894 Queen Anne, he never once...

DIY Custom Sidelights Using Frosted Vinyl

DIY Custom Sidelights Using Frosted Vinyl

I've been debating what to do with my sidelights since I moved into our house. Wanting to keep some...

Don't Replace Your Windows Until You Try This!

Don't Replace Your Windows Until You Try This!

Our 25-year old home is feeling twice it's age, I imagine, living in the mountains with harsh...

Fix Your Vertical Blinds

Fix Your Vertical Blinds

This simple fix will extend the life of your blinds

How To Shorten Faux Wood Blinds

How To Shorten Faux Wood Blinds

I love my faux wood blinds but they were always too long and bunched at the bottom. Of course, I...

Make Thermal, Insulated Blackout Shades

Make Thermal, Insulated Blackout Shades

This project is an easy and cost-effective way to temporarily insulate your windows. We're loving...

How to Fix Your Mini Blinds!

How to Fix Your Mini Blinds!

I don't know what it is about my kids, but they love to break the mini blinds in our apartment....

Super Easy DIY Craftsman Style Window Trim

Super Easy DIY Craftsman Style Window Trim

I recently added a new window in one of our closets. I wanted to try the Craftsman style to see if...

10 Ways Technology Has Changed Your House

10 Ways Technology Has Changed Your House

From Judith Flanders' The Making of Home (available at: www.JudithFlandersBooks.com) here are ten...

DIY Cape Cod-Style Starfish Shutters

DIY Cape Cod-Style Starfish Shutters

The boring vinyl siding on our 1928 beach cottage had been leaving me feeling blah for years. This...

How to Paint Window Sills and Trims

How to Paint Window Sills and Trims

I'm in the middle of doing a room reset, changing up our formal lounge room. Our house is about 20+...

Buying New Blinds: A Cellular Shades Review With Tips and Tricks

Buying New Blinds: A Cellular Shades Review With Tips and Tricks

For years we lived behind old, yellowed, cracking plastic slatted blinds. They were in rough shape...

A DIY Tutorial on Window Trim

A DIY Tutorial on Window Trim

We’ve all heard the story of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. Then he wants some milk, then a straw,...

The Simple Cure for Drafty Windows!

The Simple Cure for Drafty Windows!

We finished our attic space as my home office, and the window above my desk faces due west. Since I...

Catio, All Done! (At Least, Mostly So.)

Catio, All Done! (At Least, Mostly So.)

We've been working for several months on a catio so our indoor cats can get a tiny taste of outside...

9 Things in Your Home That You’re Not Caring for Properly

9 Things in Your Home That You’re Not Caring for Properly

I’ll be honest, the last time I replaced my AC filter was the month after I moved in. The last time...

Hanging Curtain Rods for an Average Window (no Complications)

Hanging Curtain Rods for an Average Window (no Complications)

First, let me say that this is one of a long list of things that I am doing to makeover my guest...

Adding Texture With Bamboo Shades

Adding Texture With Bamboo Shades

The interior of a home is much like a great garden…it is made up of many layers. As we plant and...