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Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Counter Top Storage Tray

From: The Design Confidential Increase your counter space with this countertop storage tray, by going UP with this simple, elegant and super quick build! This plan features a 2 foot wide by 5-1/2 inch deep and 8 inch tall countertop storage tray to stack those items that you need in a pinch … spices, cups, […]

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DIY Stripping Steam Box for Antique Window Glazing Removal and Restoration

From: Old Town Home What’s the best way to remove 130 year old glazing and paint from wavy glass antique window sash? While it may not be something you ask every day, it’s a good question if you’ve ever wanted to restore an old window or salvage old glass. And quite possibly the right answer […]

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The Bathroom Fixture Choice That Surprised Even Me

From: Vintage Revivals Hey hey!! Guys are you ready to start talking about fun design stuff?! Sheesh, I’ve been writing this post for a month but my attention keeps getting diverted to things like drywall and framing. BUT NO MORE! Lets talk about our plumbing fixtures cause getting them is at the top of my […]

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5 Home Projects No One Could Mess Up

From: Moonworks Home Improvement Blog Although replacing a roof, windows or your HVAC system is a job best left to the professionals, there are some DIY projects that homeowners can tackle without much risk of damage or mess-ups. Here are some home projects that are just about foolproof for even the most novice homeowners. Painting […]

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Acorn Stairlift Review

From: The Stylish Nest When my dad started having problems getting around the house, and having falls, we knew we had to do something to help keep him safe. The last thing we wanted was him to fall down the stairs, and the stairs in their home are actually pretty steep, so it would certainly […]

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Fall Fix-Up Tips

From: Today’s Homeowner With Danny Lipford As the season changes from the warm days of summer to the chilly days of fall, it’s the perfect time to prep your home for the cold months ahead. Our 4 Seasons of Home Ownership: Fall checklist is full of tasks to make your home more energy efficient and […]

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Painting for the Future

From: Fresh Nest Blog We are no strangers to the paint game. Anyone who has ever read this blog or seen either of our houses knows that. We also have recently announced that we’re expecting a baby in November, so we’ve begun prepping a spare room. It was a little less than a year ago […]

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6 Tips For Approaching Home Upkeep Like A Pro

From: Homey Improvements For a lot of homeowners there’s something appealing about personally taking care of jobs around the house. While there are definitely times to leave it to the professionals, there’s something satisfying about using your own hands to fix up your home when you can manage it. Of course, much of your ability […]

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How to Repair a Medium-Size Hole in Drywall

From: One Project Closer Repairing drywall is a great do-it-yourselfer task because tools and materials are cheap, and there’s very little risk (to you or the house). Plus, if you can master the repair, it’s a skill that will serve you well no matter if you own or rent. So before you call the local […]

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Adding Small Touches of Fall to Our Home Décor With Michaels

From: The DIY Playbook By: Casey Finn Well, it’s officially September … which in my mind means it’s basically time for pumpkin spice lattes, sweaters, and football season. Yep, fall will be here before we know it and I must admit that I’m secretly looking forward to those crisp days ahead. Read more …   […]

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