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11 Features of Old Houses Worth Restoring
Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or simply looking to dabble in a minor DIY restoration, old houses have a certain appeal that's hard to resist. Here are 11 features of old houses worth restoring.
8 Tips To Help You Sell Your Upcycled Furniture
There are many options available when you are planning to flip and resell used furniture. It can be a tricky space and unpredictable as many times it includes satisfying the buyer's personal tastes. The presentation can also determine the level of interest and the price point you are selling the piece at. There are a few factors to consider when you are upcycling furniture, and we will look at eight of them below:
5 Benefits of Upcycling Furniture
Are you wondering why people should upcycle furniture? Here are five reasons that will spur you into upcycling furniture beginning from today!
Top 9 Places To Find Cheap Old Furniture To Upcycle
Do you want to dabble in a bit of furniture upcycling? Does the thought of giving old worn-out furniture a new purpose in life satisfy you? Perhaps you want to experiment with some fresh paint and styles and leave your creative mark on each new upcycled piece! Well, You’re in the right place!
9 Awesome DIY Woodworking Projects for Absolute Beginners
When you create an object out of nothing, it brings a huge sense of satisfaction. And that is why woodworking is among the best hobbies in the universe. It avails you the opportunity to make your own pieces, add your flair, and feel accomplished each time you look at the project. Additionally, it is an amazing means of living within your budget when giving gifts or redecorating your space. In the end, you will realize that the prices of tools and lumber are lesser compared to buying the same ...
8 Ways to Use Leftover Paint
When starting a new DIY project, it is easy to miscalculate how much paint you will need for a project. Often, we buy extra paint to cover our projects just in case we need it. Since we do not want to waste the leftover paint, we store it in the shed for use later on and, if you are like most people, they will end up staying there! As you may know, opened paint tins usually have a lifespan of around two years. So for the sake of de-cluttering and taking a "waste less" approach. From paintin...
10 DIY Easy Woodworking Projects That You Can Make and Sell
Making an extra income can make a tremendous difference for most people. If you have some tools and knowledge of woodwork, you can start earning extra cash by selling what you make. Woodworking is a hobby that rewards you for doing what you love. You can even make it a full-time job or keep it as a little side hobby for you to do on the weekends or when you have some extra time. The great thing about wood is you can purchase it or get innovative and recycle old bits of wood you may have ...
DIY Home Projects That Add Value to Your Home
As a homeowner, it is always a great feeling when you add value to your home. In some cases adding a small, inexpensive D.I.Y. home project added to your home can lead to a high increase in value if you decide to sell. If you are not looking to sell but want to update your home and are eager to try a D.I.Y. project, this list of ideas can also work for you! Maintaining the value for yourself or your family can be a rewarding feeling and gives you the ability to use your creative flair! Some...
9 small paint projects to transform your home
Instantly transform any space with a little paint and a brush! A new color can transform an old piece of furniture, add a warm welcome, and give a beautiful dose of color to any room. Sprucing up your home doesn’t have to take over your week! Painting a room can be a large task but you can get large results with much less paint. Add a pop of color in your home over the weekend. Get ready to let your creativity out with these 9 quick and easy projects! Update your front door A fresh ...
How to Prep a Room for Interior Painting
Now that you’ve picked out your perfect interior color, there’s a few key things to do before you pop open the paint can! First things first,
3 Strategies For Picking The Right Interior Wall Color
Picking an interior color for your home can feel like a daunting task, but these tips make it a breeze! Before lifting a paint palette, take a detailed look at your home. Take note of all the home finishes, flooring type, and color, exposed beams, fireplace, ceiling details, etc. Be mindful of these tones and hues in your search. Below are three ways to find the perfect interior color. What’s your favorite piece in your home? A rug, painting, or pillow could have the colors you're looking f...
9 Steps To Get Your Painting Project Started Today
Have you got a Diy painting project you want to start working on? Here are some top tips to get you going and keep your Diy'ing needs in check! 1. Research Before you start, make sure you do your homework, especially if you haven’t painted before. The best way you can go about this is to read up on information and ask some professionals for advice. In today’s day and age, it’s so easy to find all the facts you need on the Internet. So, watch videos, read up on articles, and depending on ...