DIY Rustic Wood Shim Flag

DIY Rustic Wood Shim Flag

DIY project to proudly display a cool piece of rustic art and pride in your country at the same time. What a great way to use left over wood shims. Supplies (5) 6” Wood Shims (40 shims needed) TIP: Buy a couple extra bags to weed out damaged shims (1) 12”x24” Plywood...
DIY Mason Jar Pendant Light

DIY Mason Jar Pendant Light

I love these DIY mason jar pendant lights. This light can be mounted anywhere a regular pendant light would be (bathroom, kitchen, laundry room, etc.) Supplies Quart Wide Mouth Mason Jar – Color of Your Choice Mini Pendant Light Kit 40W A19 Vintage Bulb (Edison...
DIY Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer

DIY Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer

This is a cool DIY project for the bathroom or I could even see this in a laundry room using mason jars, pipe clamp, black pipe supplies and a piece of wood. You could make this any size depending on your available space. Supplies (3) Pint regular mouth mason jars (3)...
How to Hang Curtain Rods

How to Hang Curtain Rods

Tools Hammer Step Stool or Ladder Level (at least 2 feet long) Power Drill Safety Glasses Screwdriver Stud Finder Tape Measure Drywall Anchors – Only needed if the rod brackets are not aligned with a stud Materials Curtains Curtain Hardware Curtain Rod Step 1...
Prepare Yard Tools For Winter

Prepare Yard Tools For Winter

Here are a few tips to keep your garden tools in great shape so they can be used year after year. On a nice cool afternoon gather your tools and clean them well before storing them away for the winter. Here are some tips to help make the process easier. Hoses and...
Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

As we say good bye to summer and welcome back brisk fall days it’s time to prepare for the cold winter days ahead. The following is a list of ideas to help your home remain comfortable through the winter months. Inspect Chimney and Fireplace The creosote that builds...
How to Maintain Power Tools

How to Maintain Power Tools

When our power tools start not working properly, it may be they just need a good cleaning. The following is a general guideline to maintaining small power tools. Always double check your manufacturers guidelines. Batteries Power tool batteries can lose a charge when...
Choose the Correct Roller for Your Next Paint Project

Choose the Correct Roller for Your Next Paint Project

If you have the desire to make an affordable update to your home, painting is a great way to give your home a quick and appealing facelift. A good cutting-in brush, and a roller will make your painting project a much simpler task. Choosing the roller with the correct...
Paint Sheen Differences And Which One to Use

Paint Sheen Differences And Which One to Use

Paint comes in several sheens from flat to high-gloss and the higher the sheen, the more durable the paint. While there are certain paints for certain applications, it is really your personal preference that will determine which one you use. Flat Paints – Hide...