Hate touching-up your walls?Get a ballpoint paint pen.
A recent study by Rubbermaid found that 63% of Americans have at least two cans of paint stored in their basement or garage. The leftover paint is kept to handle small touch-up jobs, until people move away; but 70 percent of those surveyed say they touch up scuff marks and nicks on painted surfaces just once per year, or less. People said they avoided the dreaded task because it's messy, and difficult to match the color. Additional frustrations are the amount of time it takes, and the…
Epsom Salt Formula for Stump Removal
Removing a stump without heavy equipment can be backbreaking work. Axes, picks and pry bars are the tools required, along with at least a day’s hard work. Using chemical applications makes stump removal an easier (although slower) process.
Build DIY Floating Shelves With Ana White | Young House Love
Woodworking wonder Ana White offers up easy-to-follow plans for building your own DIY floating shelves inspired by those sold by Ikea.
30+ Kitchen Organization Tips
This article is a great compilation of the best ways to get the best use out of your kitchen. Below are a few of my favorite kitchen organizing accessories – all can be found on Amazon for less than $25! Cabinet Organizer From Amazon.com Spice Rack and Stackable Organizer From Amazon.com Sink Caddy From Amazon.com ...
This idea was created to provide mosquito relief in Sweden, but I think it’s a great DIY holiday gift as well. It’s Grandma Chic at its best! Here are a few ideas for making your own:There’s something about the lace that feels a little wintery – a little snowy, a little light. Looking for ways to make them special? Try this:• Dye your lace to better fit your surroundings.• Put colored paper behind the frame.
10 Vinegar Cleaning Secrets
I have a confession. I'm obsessed with vinegar. I first discovered my love for vinegar when it came to cleaning our wall-to-wall white carpet. Vinegar has helped me maintain my sanity (while living with white carpet and two hot-mess-cats) until we can finally rip our carpet up for good. Over time, I discovered so many more uses for vinegar. I thought I would share some of my fave vinegar tips with you today. First, let me just explain why I love vinegar. Not only is vinegar dirt cheap (We're…
Simmer Pot to Make Your House Smell Wonderful
Make your home smell wonderful with a simmering pot - it's inexpensive, it's natural (no chemicals), and it can be a gift idea! You can see more of my crazy creations here You'll need: A pot or crock-pot Cinnamon sticks Oranges Apples Water An empty mason or recycled jar (optional for preserving or gift) First slice up your oranges. Next slice up your apples. Put all the fruit slices in your pot with some cinnamon sticks. Fill the pot up with water. Put it on your stove.…