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Written By Michael

I love gardening, building, making and fixing things. 

 

 

 

 

How to Carve a Halloween Jack-O-Lantern

Take your Halloween pumpkin carving to another level with these tips! The kids have their Halloween costumes picked out and are eagerly anticipating trick or treating! And one of the best parts of Halloween for most kids is to carve and to decorate Jack O’ Lanterns. Around… 

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A Quick Guide to Recovering Your Furniture

Reupholstering is often thought of as a difficult process to go through in order to achieve a new look for your piece of furniture. It’s much simpler to throw the family in the car and head off to a big box home store, where upon you will find… 

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No Sew Fleece Blanket and Pillow

Winter time means wanting something extra to toss on the sofa, for the kids, the spouse or even sometimes you, to cuddle under and watch television or snack. Making your own winter fleece blanket will be a fun crafts project. This reversible fleece blanket… 

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How to Find the Right Garden Bench

Need a place to sit in your garden? Find the perfect bench like this modern finished-metal bench. A bench for your garden need not be new to be deserving of a place in your garden. One which is well weathered and has aged gracefully over many years will… 

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How to Stencil a Wall Border

You can dress up any room with this small decorative idea; use stencils to create a unique wall border. Used primarily to define a wall pattern, or simply as a decorative element, a border was important to early walls because it was usually all the decoration… 

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How to Install Window Blinds that are vertical 

Affordable and versatile, vertical window blinds are easy to install yourself. Read our installation guide to learn how. Vertical window blinds are easy to install and one of the more affordable and versatile home window treatments available today. Since… 

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Install a Laminate Kitchen Countertop

Today, laminate countertops can give you the look of natural stone at a fraction of the cost. And, you can easily install your own laminate kitchen countertop.Kitchen countertops can get expensive quick, but it’s possible to do the job without completely… 

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How To Make Your Home Theater Comfortable

Todays home theater equipment provides the cinema experience in the comfort of your home, but have you given much though to seating and furniture in your media room?So you have the latest LCD or Plasma flat screen TV and 7.1 Dolby Surround Sound! But… 

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Decorating your boys room is a fun project to do with your son. Make his room a place he will love to spend hours pretend playing and enjoying with siblings and friends alike.If you’re looking for new decorating theme for your boy’s room,… 

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A Butterfly Garden will give you plenty of relaxation and enjoyment.Typically, the butterfly garden is more about plants and plant selection than design. Certain flowers and plants will attract certain types of butterflies and if you plant these you will… 

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How to Install Window Blinds

Learn how to install window blinds in your home, eliminate the cost of hiring a window blinds installer and do a bit of home improvement at the same time . Window blinds are one of the easiest window treatments to install, and there are many design options beyond the usual white blinds that you see… 

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Selecting a Kitchen Window Treatment

Window treatments can add color and style to your kitchen, as well as enhanced light control and privacy.In many homes, the kitchen not only serves as a place to prepare food, but also a family gathering place, homework station, and dining area. Because… 

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Installing a Kitchen Backsplash

Installing your own kitchen backsplash is not as difficult as you might think. A new kitchen backsplash can really improve the look of your kitchen, and it has the added advantage of being really easy to clean. The project can be really cost-effective… 

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How to Install Kitchen Cabinets

If you’re looking to save a little money on your kitchen cabinets, consider installing them yourself. With the right hardware and some careful planning, the process is actually very easy. It’s a good idea to tackle your traditional kitchen cabinet installation.. 

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Table lamps or floor lamps wrapped in rope seem to be making a comeback, particularly those which are made of alternative objects such as oars, glass globes or something along those lines. The rope trimmed or wrapped items such as lamps and lamp shades… 

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About a year ago, I decided to remodel my master bedroom… pic 1). Should I go Oriental, Modern, Contemporary, or Traditional? NOT! I wanted something totally different and unique. I want to decorate my walls in an eye-catching manner so, I began searching the Internet for a wall mural and came across… 

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The nursery will be the first thing that your newborn remembers as he or she grows, and it will be a place that will make wonderful memories for you too and decorating it will be one of the most pleasant and rewarding experiences you have ever known. In… 

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Redecorating Teen Bedrooms

Your teen has come to you and wants a change. Don’t panic and don’t automatically scrunch up your nose anticipating the worst. Just like anyone else, teens want to express themselves and their personality in living spaces. Consider, did… 

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Some of the most popular designers today are working in vintage motifs, looking to the classics of Victorian, Art Deco, and even the 50’s and 60’s for decorating ideas. Because of the privacy a bathroom affords, it’s also become a… 

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Winter Time Country Florals, Swag

This gorgeous swag would look superb on the mantel or draped on the fireplace, as well as on a sideboard or buffet. It’s made by you, from a rich mix of many varied materials, including being made from pine boughs. The bluish pine (spruce) that… 

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Bow Tie Pasta Christmas Ornament

These little ornaments are fun for kids to make and work up easily and quickly for them if you use fast drying gel type glue, so that they can be painted within a half hour of making them. (Recommended for ages 6 and up) Materials: Bow-tie pasta Spool… 

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Decorative Films for Windows

Decorative Window Films which are also titled faux stains, or faux stained glass, or frosted window films. A horse, by any other name, so they say. These are actually frosted or stained glass lookalikes that can be used to add a decorator effect over… 

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Punched Tin Candleholders for Christmas

Christmas is glitter and glitz and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune to make the room shine exactly as if it had. I love candles and candlelight, and the more ornate the holders, the more they sparkle and reflect the light, the more I like it. These… 

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Curtains and Drapes – Measurements

Curtains and draperies are sewing projects that even the most inexperienced seamstress can undertake, because success depends less on talent than it does on careful measuring and thoughtful relationships between style and fabric. Procedure is basically… 

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Decorating Green: The Basics

Green is considered the most restful color to the eye. It can create a natural harmony in your home. Whatever your personal style is, you can use environmental friendly decorating. Now that green is in, every home décor magazine you pick up has plenty… 

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