Cleaning in today’s world requires us to use multiple products for all the different surfaces we have in our homes. Our granite counter tops require one cleaning solution. While our wood surfaces have a different solution. Oh and glass has yet another solution to use to clean it. Read More
Outside entryways are a great way to quickly make a fantastic first impression with your guests. What does your entryway say about you? Do you have a glass door where you are welcoming people into your home easily? Or do you have a door that is a color to show your guests your fun side? Doors are a dramatic way to set the stage for an entryway and a starting point to sprucing up your outside entryway. A door can be big statement piece or simple designs that keep you protected.
Preparing for a home remodeling project gets people thinking of options and ideas of what they want for those particular projects. This happens whether the project is a full remodel or simply updating home decor in a room. Online shopping for various items for your projects is fun and an important part of the process. Online shopping can help you determine what you want for your project. But visiting many different internet sites and trying to either save internet bookmarks or remember each item you are considering quickly turns into an unorganized mess. Finding what you researched a week ago becomes a time consuming hunting process over save links all over your computer. So how do you create a plan that helps you better manage these shopping and potential project options? Now we talk about DIY projects tip 4. Read More
Creativity and self expression can be done in so many ways. Using old furniture or unique items you find in your home can add a unique style to your home. Recycled furniture like adding a garden gate to your wall gives an added flair. While hanging cooking utensils or pots can add more organization and storage in your kitchen.
What about all those baseball bats? Try building a chair with the great Ash wood of the baseball bat. Using old tubs as dog beds or sofas or even a planter for your backyard. What about an old dresser as a cocktail bar area? This is a great way to maximize the use of recycled furniture. Create a fun project to master and impress your friends with the uniqueness of the piece. Using half tables as wall art and shelving. Or old wagon wheels as tables or sleigh seats as benches. Fencing as a head board or luggage as a table. Pots and water basins as lamps.
Try using old stainless steel utensils as wind chimes to welcome your guests. A rake as a wine glass holder or key holder. Use an old window to make a jewelry organizer. There are so many creative minds that can turn a piece of unused into something special! For some more great ideas, visit our Pinterest board.
Many of us have the desire, skill and passion to perform DIY (Do It Yourself) projects. But some of us do not have the skills for DIY Projects. And even certain projects may require specialized contractor skills like electricians or plumbers that we do not have the skill to perform. While other people may just prefer to hire contractors or interior designers to manage their projects. Skilled and experienced contractors will perform the work because they either are not handy or do not have the time to allocate to a project. Now we talk about project tip 3, to DIY or hire a contractor. Read More