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Easy DIY Save for a Tired Old Sofa

Easy DIY Save for a Tired Old Sofa

We had a tired old sofa, but we didn't want to get rid of her. She had good bones, super-comfortable...

Using Bondo to Make New Feet

Using Bondo to Make New Feet

I needed to make new feet for a demilune table becaude only one of them had all the pieces and was...

Hardwood Floors From Plywood??? YES!!!

Hardwood Floors From Plywood??? YES!!!

We had nasty carpet that was old and stained in a room we wanted to re do as a guest room. We wanted...

Restyled French Cane Chair

Restyled French Cane Chair

I have a serious weakness for chairs and this one immediately caught my attention with its pretty...

How To Fix Torn Drywall Paper

How To Fix Torn Drywall Paper

We've all been there.
You want to repaint a room in your house. You remove the trim, but maybe
...

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...

Clean and Lube Your Tower Fan to Keep It Running

Clean and Lube Your Tower Fan to Keep It Running

Did you know that your tower fan needs regular maintenance to keep them running? Tower fans are...

Shaker Bottle Fruit Fly Trap

Shaker Bottle Fruit Fly Trap

Use an empty shaker bottle to create a fruit fly trap. Those pesky fruit flies can't resist the...

One Man's Trash Becomes My Cute Treasure!

One Man's Trash Becomes My Cute Treasure!

My coworker had two "damaged" chairs and he decided to get rid of them ... hell no I said..there are...

I LOVE DIY. new Ballast in my kitchen light $20.00 VS. a whole new light fixture $120.00....SAVED us $100 PLUS+

I LOVE DIY. new Ballast in my kitchen light $20.00 VS. a whole new...

New Ballast in my kitchen light $20.00 VS. a whole new light fixture $120.00....SAVED us $100 PLUS+....

Quick and Easy Fix for Sagging Sofa Cushions

Quick and Easy Fix for Sagging Sofa Cushions

I made a big sofa purchase for our small living room about 13 years ago, spending more than I ever...

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...

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...

Bondo to the Rescue

Bondo to the Rescue

In order to repair veneer damage we often use bondo. It isn't porous so when you paint over it after...

How to Hide Your Ugly Water Heater

How to Hide Your Ugly Water Heater

Compliments are always so nice, right? They can totally change everything. I mean you’re going...

Common Apartment Problems - How to Be Your Own Handyman

Common Apartment Problems - How to Be Your Own Handyman

One of the main benefits of renting rather than owning is the fact that when something needs fixin’,...

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...

Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

This is the coolest trick to unclog a toilet. It's so much cleaner than using a plunger. I can’t...

Use  Olive Oil to Clean 5 Household Items.

Use Olive Oil to Clean 5 Household Items.

Eco-friendly cleaning products are always a favorite in my household. Why? I have young children and...

DIY Beeswax Food Wrap

DIY Beeswax Food Wrap

This is a fun little project that is helping me go green and pinch some pennies in the New Year!Have...

Spa Inspired Upholstered Parsons Chair

Spa Inspired Upholstered Parsons Chair

I work as a "creative consultant" for my salon/spa. It sounds fancy - because I totally made up the...

A $30 Mid-Century Armoire Gets a Makeover

A $30 Mid-Century Armoire Gets a Makeover

I purchased this Mid-Century Armoire/Dresser about 6 months ago at Goodwill for just $30 and it’s...

How to Unclog a Sink Like a Pro

How to Unclog a Sink Like a Pro

Many of you asked me to do a tutorial on how to unclog a sink.
So I put an extensive tutorial
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How to Install a Toilet in 1 Hour or Less

How to Install a Toilet in 1 Hour or Less

Today we're going to share how to install a new toilet on a tile floor.Specifically American...

Personal Space Heater

Personal Space Heater

This is a simple and inexpensive personal space heater that you can move and take with you. You can...