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Jun 10

Pallet Countertops & Backsplash

I have done a similar project using epoxy. I must say, it’s very easy to work with and you can put anythink under it. Plus it makes for a very hard, low maintenance surface. I used copper under the epoxy, but I have seen bottlecaps, pennies, baseball cards and even photos used before. It makes …

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Jun 08

How To Make a Marble Mosaic Fence

This is such a creative way to give tour boring wood fence some character. It’s also a fun weekend project with the kids! You can bore the holes and leave it to the littles to insert the marbles. If the lighting is right in your yard, this could come out really beautiful! If ever we …

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Jun 06

My Backsplash SOLUTION (yep, you can paint a tile backsplash)

We actually did this, and I will say it does work! For a very low cost diy makeover, it is quite easy. Just be sure to seal the paint very well, or the heat or utensils hitting the backsplash will scuff the paint and expose the old tile. (we know from experience ūüôā ) Overall, …

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Jun 04

Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

  I have a healthy fear of working with anything electric. But for those with either more skill, less fear, or both, here is the easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost, thanks to the Family Handyman:   Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere | The Family Handyman

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Jun 02

Small House Living In A Barn

  These folks were lucky enough to have a barn that was going to be demolished given to them. They moved it, fixed it up and lived in it. Here’s their story:   Small House Living¬†In a Barn

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May 31

How to Build a Screened In Patio 

If you live in a mosquito dense area, screened in porches are a must. They can get expensive if you hire a contractor. If you’re a reasonably capable diy-er, they are do-able. If you are feeling up for the challenge, here are instructions! How to Build a Screened In Patio

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May 25

Quick and Clever Workshop Storage Solutions 

These are all great, but the flip through storage rack is especially genius! A cluttered workshop can really slow your projects down, I hope these help to keep your space organized. Quick and Clever Workshop Storage Solutions | The Family Handyman

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May 07

How to Build Deck Stairs 

I’ll admit I tried a balcony deck remodel with absolutely no help, guidance or prior knowledge… It was not great, BUT it didn’t fall apart! I wish I had researched just a bit more beforehand. Even if you think you have the know-how, it’s always best to consult with an authority first, just to make …

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May 05

16 Clever Cleaning Hacks

  It is an odd bird who actually enjoys cleaning their house. I’ll admit, there is sometimes an enjoyable, meditative aspect to doing certain jobs around the house, but for the most part we all just want to clean what is needed and move on with our lives. On that note, there are some time …

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May 03

31 Tiny House Hacks

Living in a small space breeds ingenuity, I am sure of it. You learn to come up with creative solutions for all of life’s little conundrums. Here are some hack from tiny house dwellers that will help you maximize your space and do more with less (space that is) 31 Tiny House Hacks  

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