Do you have a vegetable garden? And you are looking for tips on how to grow fruits and vegetables easily? You are in the right place ! You will also need our homemade insect repellents.
Introduction We found a big old school chalkboard at a recycling center and turned it into a family memo board, calendar, and summary to organize keys, mail, and cell phones. Step 1 Preparation board Clean the Chalkboard Use a tape measure and some math to determine equal spacing for your c
Step 1 Clears the window Thoroughly clean the glass and frame, then allow to dry completely. Use a window with safe glass and break them into true light panels (not a snap-in piece). Make sure the caulking around the glass is secure as well. Step 2 Clean and Seal Your Window Seal the woo
Did you know that Sundays newspaper could become Mondays framed portrait? Jennifer perkins She can not only use the old newspaper to make decorative sheets of craft paper, but she can also put it through the printer.. In this episode of DIY this with Jennifer Perkins She learns how to make pap
Washing machines are available in many sizes and cost just pennies. You can create big, chunky necklaces with giant washers or dainty, dainty necklaces with tiny washers. Charm bracelets can be made using lots of small washers, and walnut earrings are perfect for summer fun. You can use so many typ
Materials and tools: various yarns (we used Amerah #275 [Oh Girl], Melody #516 [Vixen], Shimmer #405 [Copper], Phoenix 100% Silk Soy #506 [I-Candy], and Fur Real [Circus Pony], all from the South West Trading Company) glass bead with big hole Small hook that fits through the heel hole. Variety o
Introduction If you find yourself in need of a little extra elbow room and dont have the budget to go out and buy a new desk, dont worry. A simple and inexpensive plastic folding table can easily be dressed up to look like part of a sleek, modern, minimalist desk. Step 1 Prepare the surface
Introduction DYLAN_EASTMAN adam cohen For our breakfast nook, we wanted a new take on banquet seating. Since Blog Cabin 2016 was in fishermans paradise, a recycled wooden boat seemed like a great opportunity. Each ship style features different lines and angles. Sailboats are usually long an
If the space includes a large wall and a lot of floor space, make some decisions by arranging the artwork on the floor first. Measure how far they should be from each other. Then take one at a time and place them on the wall. Another option is to make a template of each piece to hang. Simply trace
The best way to learn what genuine antiques look like is to study them carefully at an antique shop, auction, or collectors home. Look carefully at the different styles and pieces, observing their construction, details and finishes. A number of features give good indications of the age of a piece.
For water marks and scratches, try to wipe off the mayonnaise. The oils will help lift the watermark and return the wood to its original color. If that doesnt work, try lemon oil and 0000 grade steel wool. Wipe with the grain, using light pressure to smooth out scratches and restore color. If the w
Caster wheels fall into two categories:furniture store wheels and equipment. Plastic furniture casters have two wheels and roll well on carpet. They are light duty wheels and cannot carry much weight. They are long lasting tools. Hard rubber wheels swivel in all directions for increased mobility.
Antiques are hot. And anything that is hot is likely to be reproduced. Not knowing how to tell the difference between something that was made a hundred years ago and something similar that was made last year can lead to buyer burnout. With the prices paid for many antiques, it could be a serious bur
The first thing that the Queen suggests is to replace cleaning products and cleaning products with chemicals that do not harm the environment. Here are some products that will save money and remove toxins from your home: white vinegar Baking soda Soda Club Lemon juice To clean the shelves, remove
A DIY can save money by staining unfinished furniture. But stains are scary because they are permanent, and DIYers have to be careful. There are also a plethora of products to use, including oil-based and water-based stains and wood conditioners, which can be confusing. Here are some ways to avoid c
Materials and tools: (1) light brown felt sheet (1) pink felt sheet pink seeds scissors pink cotton yarn light brown cotton yarn washable chalk straight pins sewing needle Steps: 1. Create a pattern by placing the iPod on the light brown felt and drawing around it with washable chalk. Bein
Eclectic, whimsical, colorful, these are all the words I would use to describe my home. Im happiest with the current design situation when I find the perfect intersection of kitsch and chic. Years of excitement, a love of all things quirky, and being raised in a 128 year old Victorian home by avid
Knitting more than just grabbing some needles and a ball of yarn:you actually have to use your little gray cells. After youve been knitting for a while, terms and abbreviations become second nature, but when youre starting out, sometimes those letters just dont make sense. So the editors at DIYnetwo
Stitching: One stitch sewn one stitch length backwards on the front and two stitch lengths forward on the reverse to form a solid seam line on both sides Bar bar: A very short thread reinforcement for stress points. Baste: To sew with long loose stitches to hold something in place temporarily Par
I say it every Thanksgiving. This year, Im going to keep things simple. But when my mom and I are involved, the chances of simplicity actually materializing are slim. We cook too much, we spread too much. We natch overeat. But if I can simplify one thing this Thanksgiving, I will. And I have found
Im always blowing bubbles Pretty bubbles in the air. They fly so high, they almost reach the sky. So as my dreams fade and die. - John Kellette, Im Forever Blowing Bubbles Granted, the old standard lyrics are kind of boring when you stop and listen, but blowing soap bubbles is a pretty nice