The Right Way to Weatherstrip a Door
Door drafts can be a cause of real discomfort. Besides the immediate unpleasantness of a chilly gust invading the warmth of your home in winter, there’s also the impact that drafts can have on your energy bills. That’s where weatherstripping comes in. According to Energy Star, the installation of weatherstripping can save you up to […]
The 51 Things Most Homeowners Aren’t Doing But Need To
You probably haven’t done these cleaning and home maintenance tasks lately (if ever!), but it’s imperative that you do. The good news is they’re easy, and we’ll show you how.
How to Create a Faux Leather Finish Using Brown Paper
This tutorial will walk you through the steps to create a faux leather look simply by using brown craft paper, glue and paint or stain. This treatment can be used on furniture,walls, book covers and even floors! #fauxleather, #fauxfinishes, #diy, Supplies you'll need: Elmer's Glue and water (or Matte Mod Podge), brown craft paper (brown grocery or lunch sacks can also be used), paint brushes, paint or stain of your choice. Tear your craft paper into the sizes of your choice. Do n…
The Paper Flooring Experiment, Part I - Paper Options
Well, today I'm kicking off my first series! I wasn't originally planning on making it a series - I was going to post the whole experiment in one big post, but quickly realized it would
31 Days to Decorating on a Shoestring Budget, Day 3
Day 3: Paint! But this isn't going to be about what you think it's going to be about... Painting is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to give a room new life. Since just about every decorating blog tells you to paint your walls for high impact at low cost, you might be thinking "duh, I already know that". The difference is, I'm going to tell you where to find cheap prices for paint. If you are struggling to spend the money on a gallon of paint check your local paint stores for mis-tints…
DIY ceiling fan update
Shanna Dillard(@the_tiktok_counselor) has created a short video on TikTok with music original sound. Y’all why didn’t I do this sooner?! #diy #diyhomedecor #ceilingfan #diyproject #fyp
DIY Textured Flooring On A Budget
We recently replaced the carpet in our bedroom with bamboo flooring. It looks so good that I really wanted to replace all the carpet in all our rooms with bamboo but alas, it’s not in our budget right now. What to do, what to do... I decided on brown paper flooring. Why? It’s inexpensive and when we want to put down hardwood, it can be laid on top. So here we go! Begin by removing the carpet, padding and tacking strips. Vacuum and damp mop the floor so it’s super clean. Brown paper…
Save Time and Hassles - Know Your Circuit Breakers
Save Time and Hassles - Know Your Circuit Breakers If you have an electrical emergency or just a common problem, you can save time for yourself and yo...
Jk wall putty new panch texture design ideas
Hi guys.About this video..Is video mai apko dikhaya gya jk wall putty se new panch texture design kaise banate hai..Apko ye video kaisi lagi coment karke jar...
How to Prepare a Room For Painting
How to PROPERLY prepare walls for painting with FREE Printable painting checklist! Includes step by step instructions for smooth, streak-free painted walls! #diy #tutorial #paint #walls #howto #printable #freestuff #homeimprovement #renovation #decor #decorideas
50 Wall Texture Ideas, Learn How To use Decorative Roller - Engineering Discoveries
These DIY painting tips will help you roll your walls quickly and smoothly—without leaving roller marks. We'll show you the tricks and techniques that
Faux Painting Basics 101- Technique, Tricks and Inspiring Faux Finishes
In a society based on consumerism and mas producing, we tend to get quite irritated when we discover that our items are faux, inferior, a duplicate and we hilariously become outraged.We search to stand out from the crowd from the way we dress to the gadgets we acquire and the interior decor we choose for […]
Tissue Paper Faux Finish 101: A Tutorial
How to paint a Tissue Paper Faux Finish to texture to a ceiling, feature wall or any wall. This is one of my favorite timeless faux finishes.
Brown Paper Bag Wallpaper
This project originally started as a texture background for the paint in my bathroom walls. Eventually I grew to just LOVE the vintage brown look that it gave the little room. We moved from the house that originally hosted this project so I thought I would share my technique this second time around. I call it the brown paper bag effect. First you will need: rolls of brown paper bag material, wallpaper glue, a tray to dip your pieces in, gloves, a old sponge and a squeegie tool to even out…