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Funky Colourful Draught Excluder

Funky Colourful Draught Excluder

Do you live in an old draughty house like mine. Then keep the cold air at bay with this fun...

How to Repair Damaged Drywall  AfterYour Baseboards Were Removed...

How to Repair Damaged Drywall AfterYour Baseboards Were Removed...

I was called to a home where these folks were getting new tile flooring and they did the do it...

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,...

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Send fruit flies on a one way trip with this easy and effective solution using stuff you already...

DIY Farmhouse Light Fixture

DIY Farmhouse Light Fixture

A lightbulb went off (literally) when I saw this wire basket at a recent barn sale. It was the...

An Affordable Flooring Option

An Affordable Flooring Option

When it comes to updating laundry rooms, it can be tough to find a balance between pretty, practical...

Easy Door Upgrade With Moulding: No Nails Needed!

Easy Door Upgrade With Moulding: No Nails Needed!

My apartment has very inexpensive hallow core doors that have zero character or architectural detail...

Thrifty, DIY Outdoor Fan Makeover

Thrifty, DIY Outdoor Fan Makeover

Our back porch outdoor fan/light fixture was badly in need of some TLC. So I took some paint and...

Properly drilling into brick

Properly drilling into brick

Before you begin your project, its important to ensure you have the proper equipment. A lightweight...

How to repair settling cracks in the drywall.

How to repair settling cracks in the drywall.

This is only a patch, so if significant settling is still occurring at a fast rate, take care of...

How to Get A  New "Ice Maker" for Under $4!

How to Get A New "Ice Maker" for Under $4!

Oh those ice makers are a life saver if you love having ice in your cold beverages! But when they...

Repair Termite Hole in Hardwood Floor

Repair Termite Hole in Hardwood Floor

Termites may be important for the ecosystem, but no homeowner would ever be happy finding these...

Refurbishing Old Wicker Couches

Refurbishing Old Wicker Couches

I wanted to share with you guys the project I have been working on lately - its finally finished!...

DIY Wood Conditioner

DIY Wood Conditioner

I have a major penchant for wooden utensils in my kitchen. I just love how earthy they feel. They...

Modern Upholstered Dinette Chairs

Modern Upholstered Dinette Chairs

I love taking a thrift store treasure and give it new life. These chairs are perfect for my...

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...

Reupholster an Office Chair

Reupholster an Office Chair

This tutorial on how to reupholster an office chair may seem daunting at first, but if you follow...

Replacing & Cool Weather Operation of *Heart* a Ceiling Fan

Replacing & Cool Weather Operation of *Heart* a Ceiling Fan

The Story :: Most folks are unaware that a ceiling fan may be set in the winter to optimize your...

Before and After Cast Iron Bench Restoration

Before and After Cast Iron Bench Restoration

I picked up two cast iron bench ends and the cast iron back insert for 40 bucks. The wood was...

All Natural Bug Spray Recipe

All Natural Bug Spray Recipe

I'm one of those people who mosquitoes seem to love - but their bites don't love me! I get huge, red...

Common Molding Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Common Molding Mistakes and How to Fix Them

As much as I love the look of molding, I literally start to sweat when I know I’m about to take on a...

Adding Peel and Stick Wood Planking to Your Wall for a Whole New Look.

Adding Peel and Stick Wood Planking to Your Wall for a Whole New...

My kitchen is going through a cosmetic transformation. I started with a traditional looking space...

Blow It Out Your Roof: a Guide to Replacing a Bathroom Fan!

Blow It Out Your Roof: a Guide to Replacing a Bathroom Fan!

They say nothing is certain but death and taxes, but I'd like to add a third: repairs! Last week...

When You Can't Do Real Hardwood

When You Can't Do Real Hardwood

Thanks to some very creative inspiration, We redid the floors in our new/old house in plywood. ...

From Candle to Solarabra!

From Candle to Solarabra!

I ran across this candle holder chandelier at a thrift store. I just knew what I wanted to turn it...