Cement Pears

Cement pears, concrete pears, cement spray paint, pears in decor

Add a bit of industrial coolness to your decor without mixing up concrete or spending a fortune.  Check out how I turned this fake fruit into cement pears for my home decor using just a cement spray paint! I’m working on an awesome workbench for my She-shop.  This beauty is 4′ by 8′ with both […]

What clamps do you need for woodworking?

What clamps do you need for woodworking, Bessey, malleable cast clamp, clamps for DIYers

As a DIYer with no formal training in wood-working, my clamp game was sketchy at best.  To resolve this – and to help you  – I’ve done the research and talked to the professionals to help you with a beginner’s kit that will see you through most small-build projects. What are clamps for? Despite common […]

DIY Nightstands from Rogue Engineer

DIY nightstand, DIY bedside table, Cooper nightstand, nightstand with one drawer

With easy-to-follow building plans, these Cooper bedside tables are a simple and inexpensive route to furnishing a bedroom – check out my DIY nightstands and see for yourself! I FINALLY have a build to share with you today! I started these Do It Yourself (DIY) nightstands at the end of January, but with recent events, […]

Christmas Ornament Cards

Christmas cards, Christmas card, ornament card, Minted.com

Send friends and family inspired Christmas cards this year – like these brilliant Christmas ornament cards; intended to be hung as ornaments on your tree so you can decorate with everyone’s warm wishes. I have to tell you a story; a couple/few weeks ago I posted a photo of my DIY Christmas tree stand to […]

Winterizing the Garage Doors

damaged weatherstrip on the bottom of garage door

We tend to think of garage door maintenance come Fall when “Winterizing” is on our minds, but weatherizing your garage doors will protect your home from pests, insects, leaves,water, dirt and extreme temperatures any time of the year. Is the above photo shocking? This is the bottom weatherstrip on my garage door.  It’s shifted, been chewed […]

Painted Laundry Room Cabinets

Pick up some Craig’s List cabinets, freshen with a coat of paint and upgrade your laundry room (on a very small budget). I bought these cabinets through MaxSold – a sort of online garage sale – and while they look pretty rough: they were the right measurements to fit where I wanted them in my unfinished […]

Maintaining Your Front Door

Removing weatherstripping from around front door

Your front door is the most used entrance/exit in your home. It’s one of the most important aspects of curb appeal and it protects your family – not only from intruders, but from weather, noise, dust, dirt and insects as well. Given all of this, maintaining your front door should be an important part of […]