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How to Build DIY Fancy Window Trim the Lazy Girl Way

Make your builder grade windows pop with this budget savvy window trim project! Create a craftsman look with this super simple tutorial. Before & After 1) Start by cutting the 1×6 for the sill, cut it to the size of your window plus 10 inches so that you will have 5 inches of overhang ledge on each side2) Next, take your 1×6 and mark 5 inches from each end and the width of your window sill. It should look similar to this.3) Use your jigsaw to cut these two sections out BIG TIP:…

Gonna have to try this!…Line a pathway with rocks painted in glow in the dark paint. During the day they “charge” in the sun and in the evening they reflect the stored light. Rust-Oleum Glow in the Dark Brush-on Paint.

Before & After: Quick Curb Appeal Makeovers

Design, Decorating and Lifestyle

How-To Paint Laminate Furniture

How-To paint laminate furniture

It is possible that there is wooden furniture in your house, which in reality consists of paper layers with a wood pattern. In other words, laminate. Just like other furniture, laminate can be painted. Although laminate takes a little more time than ordinary wooden furniture. Supplies Primer (oil base) Acryllatex Paint brush Paint roller Sandpaper […]

Self stick tiles on wire shelving!

Tuesday's Tip

~Wire Shelves~ UGH! These shelves can be such a pain, especially when they are in your pantry. Cereal boxes tip over, cans sit uneven, things don't slide easily....etc. I would love nothing more than to have my closets and pantry with the wooden shelves, but unfortunately, our house didn't come with those! :( Neither did our first house, but we found a solution. Self-adhesive vinyl floor tiles. No particular brand, just whatever is the cheapest. I, personally, like the self-adhesive, but…

How to clean a plancha? - HomeDBS

Vive la plancha and its homogeneous, fast and user-friendly cooking method, in addition to being used indoors and outdoors. No way to let it get dirty after each use. It is cleaned carefully to ensure its proper functioning and longevity.… Continue Reading →

Diy tips to change kitchen decoration for a new look

Making some changes in kitchen will most likely result in fresh and relaxed scene if a correct diy project is applied. Of course diy projects are applications created for those who want to do something

Small Bathroom Wall Storage Cabinet Unit @ Home Improvement Ideas

4 DIY Updates for your Laminate Countertops (without replacing them!)

DIY Updates for your Laminate Countertops (without replacing them!)

Countertops are a standout component of any kitchen…for better or worse. Some people are lucky enough to mince garlic atop custom countertops that match the style of their dreams; others may chop leafy greens on unsightly surfaces straight from the 80s (or worse). Because of its economical benefits and long-lasting capacity, laminate or Formica is...

Simple DIY Bathroom makeover

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Martha Doesn't Live Here

OMG yes!

Pinner Said: Wish I knew these tips BEFORE we painted our entire house! Just read these, they are quick fast easy things that will make painting a little faster and less messy.

Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

Protect against spills, splatters and other disasters!

Site with paint colors

Favorite Paint Colors Blog - Inspiration for Your Next Painting Project

Inspiration for Your Next Painting Project

tutorial

Kitchen Cupboard Makeover Part I

Edit: Please note that the date of this post was in 2010. We sold this home in 2013, and have since moved to a new home. Look all you want, and the kind comments are always appreciated, just know that the details are getting fuzzy in my head! Thank You! Last Week I Re-Did the Cupboards that are around My Peninsula, Here is How I Did It: Before: I Quickly Washed Them Down With Dish Soap and Water, Then I Sanded Them, Using a Sander and Course SandPaper. I was Really Worried about the Wood…

DIY Outdoor Seating  inexpensive cinder block bench.

DIY Outdoor Seating

We finally finished our outdoor seating! Here's the before and after photo. When I first learned about this awesome cinderblock and wood outdoor seating on Curbly, I was so amazed at how simple and ingenious this design was. I instantly had to give it a try! The step by step tutorial can be found here at Kaylas Basement. during... What you will need: 12 cinderblocks (6 for each side) 4 pieces of 4" x 4" x 10 ft. lumber concrete adhesive cushions How to: *Tip: Make sure the ground is level…

How to apply "Airstone" to bath, plus more DIY bathroom prettifying oooh

Update Your Boring Builder Bathtub With AIRSTONE!

When Airstone contacted me last month to see if I’d be interested in trying their product, I had no idea what it was. So, of course I checked out the site and did a little research. It didn…

Other Pins

How to Build DIY Fancy Window Trim the Lazy Girl Way

Make your builder grade windows pop with this budget savvy window trim project! Create a craftsman look with this super simple tutorial. Before & After 1) Start by cutting the 1×6 for the sill, cut it to the size of your window plus 10 inches so that you will have 5 inches of overhang ledge on each side2) Next, take your 1×6 and mark 5 inches from each end and the width of your window sill. It should look similar to this.3) Use your jigsaw to cut these two sections out BIG TIP:…

Gonna have to try this!…Line a pathway with rocks painted in glow in the dark paint. During the day they “charge” in the sun and in the evening they reflect the stored light. Rust-Oleum Glow in the Dark Brush-on Paint.

Before & After: Quick Curb Appeal Makeovers

Design, Decorating and Lifestyle

How-To Paint Laminate Furniture

How-To paint laminate furniture

It is possible that there is wooden furniture in your house, which in reality consists of paper layers with a wood pattern. In other words, laminate. Just like other furniture, laminate can be painted. Although laminate takes a little more time than ordinary wooden furniture. Supplies Primer (oil base) Acryllatex Paint brush Paint roller Sandpaper […]

Self stick tiles on wire shelving!

Tuesday's Tip

~Wire Shelves~ UGH! These shelves can be such a pain, especially when they are in your pantry. Cereal boxes tip over, cans sit uneven, things don't slide easily....etc. I would love nothing more than to have my closets and pantry with the wooden shelves, but unfortunately, our house didn't come with those! :( Neither did our first house, but we found a solution. Self-adhesive vinyl floor tiles. No particular brand, just whatever is the cheapest. I, personally, like the self-adhesive, but…

How to clean a plancha? - HomeDBS

Vive la plancha and its homogeneous, fast and user-friendly cooking method, in addition to being used indoors and outdoors. No way to let it get dirty after each use. It is cleaned carefully to ensure its proper functioning and longevity.… Continue Reading →

Diy tips to change kitchen decoration for a new look

Making some changes in kitchen will most likely result in fresh and relaxed scene if a correct diy project is applied. Of course diy projects are applications created for those who want to do something

Small Bathroom Wall Storage Cabinet Unit @ Home Improvement Ideas

4 DIY Updates for your Laminate Countertops (without replacing them!)

DIY Updates for your Laminate Countertops (without replacing them!)

Countertops are a standout component of any kitchen…for better or worse. Some people are lucky enough to mince garlic atop custom countertops that match the style of their dreams; others may chop leafy greens on unsightly surfaces straight from the 80s (or worse). Because of its economical benefits and long-lasting capacity, laminate or Formica is...

Simple DIY Bathroom makeover

On the V Side

Martha Doesn't Live Here

OMG yes!

Pinner Said: Wish I knew these tips BEFORE we painted our entire house! Just read these, they are quick fast easy things that will make painting a little faster and less messy.

Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

Protect against spills, splatters and other disasters!

Site with paint colors

Favorite Paint Colors Blog - Inspiration for Your Next Painting Project

Inspiration for Your Next Painting Project

tutorial

Kitchen Cupboard Makeover Part I

Edit: Please note that the date of this post was in 2010. We sold this home in 2013, and have since moved to a new home. Look all you want, and the kind comments are always appreciated, just know that the details are getting fuzzy in my head! Thank You! Last Week I Re-Did the Cupboards that are around My Peninsula, Here is How I Did It: Before: I Quickly Washed Them Down With Dish Soap and Water, Then I Sanded Them, Using a Sander and Course SandPaper. I was Really Worried about the Wood…

DIY Outdoor Seating  inexpensive cinder block bench.

DIY Outdoor Seating

We finally finished our outdoor seating! Here's the before and after photo. When I first learned about this awesome cinderblock and wood outdoor seating on Curbly, I was so amazed at how simple and ingenious this design was. I instantly had to give it a try! The step by step tutorial can be found here at Kaylas Basement. during... What you will need: 12 cinderblocks (6 for each side) 4 pieces of 4" x 4" x 10 ft. lumber concrete adhesive cushions How to: *Tip: Make sure the ground is level…

How to apply "Airstone" to bath, plus more DIY bathroom prettifying oooh

Update Your Boring Builder Bathtub With AIRSTONE!

When Airstone contacted me last month to see if I’d be interested in trying their product, I had no idea what it was. So, of course I checked out the site and did a little research. It didn…