It's officially summer break here in Kentucky. The kids are going to be home for a couple of months. As parents we're always looking for boredom busters, right? Well here are a few ideas to take into consideration.
I bet you were expecting something other than wallpaper removal tips with a title like that weren't you! Well today's topic is wallpaper stripping. This is a topic that everyone cringes at having to do. Hopefully one of these tips will be found helpful for you as you...strip away those wallpaper blues.
With the coming summer break for our children, have you been thinking about ideas for projects to occupy their time? Here's an inexpensive project that is not only fun but functional! DIY message boards!
Not only are message boards functional for everything from leaving messages to displaying photos, but it also cuts down on the amount of damage to walls from nails, tacks or tape. DIY message boards are great for instant decor as well. You can design your message board to go with a theme or style in any room, not to mention very low cost.
- Ceiling Tile
- Box Cutter
- Hot glue gun
- Measuring tape
Day to day living can cause wear and tear on the fabrics in your home between children, pets and family get togethers. Below are some helpful tips and suggestions for fighting the stain war.
Recently I have made a conscious choice to go green in my home remodeling. What do I mean? Well with the growth of ECO consciousness in cleaning supplies, paints, stains and other household items, as well as the energy efficient movement, I have decided to reduce the chemicals my family comes into contact with in our home.
When you think about that room or rooms you are going to repaint in your home or business, think about buying No VOC paints. You want to know what VOC stands for?
After the long dreary winter season, it's time to brighten up the indoors as well as the outdoors! Here are a few ideas to help bring the spring indoors.
When you walk into your home, do you sound like a broken recordsaying, "Clean up your mess!" over and over to the members of your home? Or do you simply feel like you are out of storage space in your house? Look at the room you deam your clutter zone and I mean really look at it. Examine every square inch from closets to corners, every inch is usable. Now that you have scanned your clutter zone, here are some easy suggestions on battling the war against clutter!
Don't you hate it when you go to put up decorative or functional shelves and they don't hold? The frustration can be very high when you put up shelves and then the screws start pulling away from the wall or you come home to find your favorite collectibles crashed in a heap on the floor below the spot you just hung that display shelf the night before. Well here are a few tips that might help you with your installation.
The first thing to know is what type of wall you are attaching to and what type of hardware you need for that surface. The most important thing when hanging shelves is having a strong anchor into the wall.
This is a fun and easy DIY chalkboard project you can do with or without your children. Chalkboards are great for kids rooms or message boards in the kitchen. With this DIY project, you can customize this project for just about any room.
Day to day life can be hectic or chaotic at times with keeping everyones schedules running on track, such as getting ready for work, getting children off to school on time, where you left your keys, etc. When you are getting ready, do you have to search for that favorite sweater or shirt? What about when you are getting ready for your grocery run, do you feel like you are uncertain what you need because your pantry is in disarray?
When thinking about how little ways to make your life run smoother, think organization. An organized home can help you with an organized life. With this said, think about the storage areas of your home and how they function for you.
Close your eyes and think about your pantry: