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Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers. Onegoodthingbyjillee. How To Make A DIY Rustic Headboard. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Yogabed.

How To Make A DIY Rustic Headboard

The opinions and text are all mine. Sleep is really important to me. Good sleep. I’ve studied the science of sleep and the brain/body connection quite a bit so I’ve always been “that mom” who makes her kids go to bed earlier than the other kids. I’ve relaxed over the years as they’ve aged but I’m still very aware of how much sleep everyone in the house gets, on average. After a week, I’m still totally pleased with how this headboard turned out and my daughter is over the moon. The new mattress is fabulous, in so many ways. We didn’t do any faux distressing of the wood. I used Ana White’s plans for a Reclaimed Wood Headboard. We used a pre-stain wood conditioner and then applied 2 coats of Minwax Wood Finish in Dark Walnut. Headboard Tips: Choose the straightest pieces of wood you can find.

How to Reupholster Almost Anything! Furniture is expeeennnssiiiveeee….

How to Reupholster Almost Anything!

Seriously, I could send my kid to a semester of college for what they want for some sofas! Luckily, you don’t always have to go out and buy new. If your existing furniture has good bones and a solid, sturdy frame, chances are you can reupholster it. Think it’s just for the pros? Nope. Our feature project above, is from Jen at ‘Chronicles of Home’. How to Install Luxury Vinyl Flooring. Watch your floor height New flooring raises or lowers the final height of the floor, which can create unexpected problems.

How to Install Luxury Vinyl Flooring

Here are some things to keep in mind: Jambs If you’re pulling out flooring that is thicker than your new stuff, you’ll end up with gaps under the doorjambs. To prevent that, you could cover the subfloor with a layer of 1/4-in. underlayment to raise the height of the entire floor. Dishwasher In most cases, there’s enough space above the dishwasher so that you can raise the floor level a little and still reinstall the dishwasher. Stairs Be careful when changing flooring that butts up to a flight of stairs. Easy Tips To Try Before You Call A Plumber. Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

11 Tips for Removing a Popcorn Ceiling Faster and Easier. Easily Repair Pet Claw Marks. How to Paint a Room Fast. Everyone who's painted has a personal technique for rolling walls.

How to Paint a Room Fast

Bill honed his technique over three decades. It's methodical, which makes it fast and efficient. It also provides even coverage. Slash Heating Bills. Slash Heating Bills. Slash Heating Bills. We all know the mantra by now—turn down the thermostat during the winter months and you'll save money.

Slash Heating Bills

And it's true. According to the Department of Energy, for every degree you lower the thermostat, you'll save 1 percent on your energy bill. But turning down the heat has a big drawback—you have to wear extra clothes to stay warm. Slash Heating Bills. Slash Heating Bills. We all know the mantra by now—turn down the thermostat during the winter months and you'll save money.

Slash Heating Bills

And it's true. According to the Department of Energy, for every degree you lower the thermostat, you'll save 1 percent on your energy bill. But turning down the heat has a big drawback—you have to wear extra clothes to stay warm. The solution? Use a space heater to stay comfortable in the room where family members gather, like the living room. Baseboard, fan-forced air and oil-filled electric heaters all have roughly the same energy efficiency, although oil-filled units are the quietest (but are also larger and heavier). Remember, space heaters cut heating bills only if you turn down the temperature in the entire house. Slash Heating Bills.

We all know the mantra by now—turn down the thermostat during the winter months and you'll save money.

Slash Heating Bills

And it's true. According to the Department of Energy, for every degree you lower the thermostat, you'll save 1 percent on your energy bill. But turning down the heat has a big drawback—you have to wear extra clothes to stay warm. The solution? Use a space heater to stay comfortable in the room where family members gather, like the living room. Baseboard, fan-forced air and oil-filled electric heaters all have roughly the same energy efficiency, although oil-filled units are the quietest (but are also larger and heavier). Slash Heating Bills.

We all know the mantra by now—turn down the thermostat during the winter months and you'll save money.

Slash Heating Bills

And it's true. According to the Department of Energy, for every degree you lower the thermostat, you'll save 1 percent on your energy bill. But turning down the heat has a big drawback—you have to wear extra clothes to stay warm. The solution? Use a space heater to stay comfortable in the room where family members gather, like the living room. Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets. Chalk Paint Vs Milk Paint? What's the Difference? -Decorated Life.

Posted on February 4, 2016 by Christine in Painting.

Chalk Paint Vs Milk Paint? What's the Difference? -Decorated Life

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! I love the countless looks you can get from using simple milk paint and chalk paint. If you’re on our email list you know I love finding new ways of doing things – simply and inexpensively. If you’re not receiving our emails, you can join here. How to clean paint brushes with dried paint. So last week I finished painting this buffet for my Paint Finish of the Month Club.

How to clean paint brushes with dried paint

And in typical #hotmess fashion, I was so excited to get the piece put back together and get the top decorated that I failed to wash my paint brushes out right away. Dang the luck. Someone please tell me they do this too???? This was just 2 of the mannnnnnnny brushes that I let harden overnight. Oops. So I thought I would show you my best tip for cleaning paint brushes with dried paint. 47 Tips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job. Fix Lovely: How to paint laminate countertops for FORTY DOLLARS! Winterize Your Outdoor Plumbing. To winterize irrigation pipes in the ground, remove the water from your sprinkler system.

Next, shut off the water supply to the system. Open all of the manual drain valves. 5 Tips for Winterizing Plumbing & Pipes. Your pipes are more susceptible to freezing damage when temperatures drop to 20 degrees Fahrenheit or below. Pipe insulation provides your first line of defense against cold temperatures and frozen pipes. If you live in an area where these winter temperatures are the norm, take extra caution when adding pipe insulation. For example, in Denver, the average low temperature is 23 degrees Fahrenheit beginning in November, and temperatures can drop into the teens in the months that follow. For pipe winterization, add a thicker layer of insulation around your pipes. How to Keep Water Pipes from Freezing. • Know where the water cut-off valve is located in your home. Make sure that every responsible person in the home is aware of its location. Bottom Line Personal.

If you are finalizing your sweater-storage solutions, here’s a way to keep winter wear smelling nice and free from moths. How to Peel a Boiled Egg in 5 Seconds. How to "Plop" Your Hair. DIY: Koolaid Dip Dyed Hair Tutorial! ⋆ The NEW N!FYmag. Find unsweetened packets (better so your hair isn’t sticky). 7 Hacks To Make This A Pest Free Summer! #1 Pennies & Water In A Ziplock Bag Flies are naturally afraid of water, and especially become confused when they see sunlight hitting the water’s surface and reflective pennies in this repellent. 15 Household Uses for Coffee Grounds - Healthy Home. The average American drinks three cups of coffee a day—that’s about 400 million cups of coffee consumed each day in the United States alone. Don’t Throw Out Your Eggshells. Make Your Own Cheaper & Greener Windshield Washer Fluid. 16 Solutions For Smelly Problems In The Kitchen & Beyond! Simple Preventives on How to Avoid Mosquito Bites.

The Lighter Side of Life. When I made my 2015 list of resolutions, I promised myself that I would live a lifestyle that’s healthier, cleaner and greener. In a more concrete context, it meant ridding myself of many (often harmful) extras in life that were unnecessary, like pesticides in my food and chemicals in my beauty products. Aside from choosing organic veggies and fruits, and getting as much fresh and raw food in my body, I promised to simplify my personal products this year, and I wanted to start by making homemade body wash. While researching, I found out that homemade body wash was easier to make than soap. Homemade Chapstick vs. Hamburger Fat « The Liberated Kitchen.

Very Simple DIY "Bucket" Solar Batch Water Heater. Natural Remedies for Getting Bigger and Fuller Lips. How to Quickly Fix A Broken Underwire Bra. Oregano THE PERFECT CHOICE FOR THE ANTI LAWN REVOLUTION. Tips and Tricks: Homemade Weed Killer That Is Safe for Kids and Pets.