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How can I refresh an old ugly lampshade?
Madeline Madeline Answered Yesterday

How can I refresh an old cloth lamp shade that has just gotten stained & ugly over the years. The shade is a strange shape so I need an easy solution. Any ideas? Than... See more

How can I make affordable arm covers for new chairs?
Susan Susan Answered Yesterday

I’m redoing my living room and giving it a completely new, slightly glam/modern farmhouse look. Neutral Color scheme will be white, grays, a little black, touches o... See more

How do I decoupage old glass bulb covers from light fixtures?
Angela Angela Answered Yesterday

I need ideas for updating hanging light fixtures in kitchen then have the brass colors and clear glass cone bulb covers. I’d like to decoupage the glass covers ?

Can you use Hot Glue on "pool noodles"?
Susan Susan Answered on May 01, 2024

I am trying to make something with pool noodles. I am splitting some of them and opening them up. I am trying to make a "tree hide" for our Corn Snake. She has out gr... See more

How do you use washi tape?
Amy Poulton, Hometalk Editor Amy Poulton, Hometalk Editor Answered on Apr 19, 2024

Looking for ideas on how to use washi tape for DIY projects and crafts.Do you use it on notebooks, gift wrap, and journal pages?How about decor pieces and organizing ... See more

Is washi tape recyclable?
Sarah Sarah Answered on Apr 19, 2024

I'm moving to a new place and taking down my renter-friendly washi tape decor when I thought... wait, isn't this just paper? Can I chuck the washi paper in the recycl... See more

Can you write on washi tape?
Tikva Morrow Tikva Morrow Answered on Apr 19, 2024

I have some gorgeous translucent washi tape and I want to use it to label items. Has anybody written on washi tape before? If so, what type of pen/ink works best to s... See more

Is Rub 'n Buff waterproof?
Danielle Segev Danielle Segev Answered on Apr 14, 2024

I've seen some amazing projects on here using gold Rub 'n Buff on faucets and other bathroom fixtures, and I want to try it myself. But do I need to seal it with poly... See more

What is the best hot glue gun? We own a flower shop and do silk
Guffey Guffey Answered on Mar 27, 2024

What is the best hot glue gun? We own a flower shop and do silk

What is a good top coat for a diy tile coaster that is heat resistant?
Gay Sherwood Scroggins Gay Sherwood Scroggins Answered on Mar 27, 2024

I want to make a diy tile coaster using my cricut. I want a top coat that is waterproof and I can put a hot coffee cup on it too. Any suggestions?

How can I dress up this light fixture?
Michelle Michelle Answered on Jan 16, 2024

Hallway ceiling light I like to find a way to dress it perhaps a chandelier, any ideas welcome, thank you

How can I glue sisal rope to cardboard? What is the best glue to use?
Karen Karen Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I am trying to make decorative baskets using heavy cardboard boxes. I tried a spray glue, but it wasn't working.

How do I attach legs to large tray?
Melanie Wyma Melanie Wyma Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I have a very large, heavy, oval silverplated butler’s tray that I want to attach metal legs to, to make an end table or small coffee table. I don’t know how to a... See more

What adhesive should I use to attach wood trim to a mirror?
Khicks4330 Khicks4330 Answered on Jan 07, 2024

I am placing wood trim on the edge of a mirror. What adhesive or adhesive tape would be best to use

How do I replace wicker drawer pulls?
Peggy Peggy Answered on Jan 02, 2024

How can I replace broken drawer pulls on a small wicker chest?

Can I dye a wedding dress with Rit dye?
Terri Terri Answered on Dec 29, 2023

A friend of mine is getting married shortly and would love to have a dramatic black wedding dress.She has changed her mind AFTER buying her beautiful blush colored go... See more

How do I open this tube?
Louise Louise Answered on Dec 20, 2023

The end of this tube is very hard. I slightly tried to punch the end of a knife into it and also tried a large paper clip but neither budged it. I was a bit timid in ... See more

What kind of glue do you use for glueing puzzle to canvas?
Stephanie Rolfe Stephanie Rolfe Answered on Dec 01, 2023

I have already completed puzzle and used mod podge to keep it together. I want to glue it to the canvas but am not sure what type of glue to use. Please help! Thanks!... See more

Stop fabric marker bleeding?
Sharon Sharon Answered on Nov 05, 2023

I’m using Tulip fabric markers on clean washed cotton but I cannot get a sharp edge because the colour bleeds. am I supposed to treat the fabric with something firs... See more

What kind of glitter do I use for a snow globe?
Shellie Weber-norton Shellie Weber-norton Answered on Oct 17, 2023

I be used glycerin and still the glitter floats.

What glue do I use to adhere Velcro to a plastic ball?
Thea Thea Answered on Oct 08, 2023

I want to stick velcro to to a plastic ball. What glue should I use and what should I absolutely not? I will freak if it eats a hole in my project!

What glue can I use to adhere a mailbox to a brick wall?
Bonnie Beth Robbins Bonnie Beth Robbins Answered on Oct 08, 2023

Can I use glue or adhesive to attach my mailbox to an exterior brick wall?

How long would cut mesh pieces for different sizes of wreaths ?
Carie Johnson Carie Johnson Answered on Sep 30, 2020

Is there a guide somewhere to show length and width of deco mesh for the different sizes of wreaths? Newbie here and only sizes of wire wreaths I have found are 8" an... See more

Make stained glass out of dollar store beads??
Diane Brenner Diane Brenner Answered on Oct 02, 2023

I was wondering if anyone has ever made stained glass look sheets in the oven, out of dollar store beads? I know you can crackle the beads in the oven at 500° for 20... See more