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4 Mini Home Remodels -- Small Changes with Big Impact

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 21, 2015

How would you like a fresh new look for your house … on a budget? What would you say to extra storage space or savings on energy? You can have any (or all!) of these, without...


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Building a Barn

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 04, 2015

When you plan to build a barn, it may be intended to serve one or more purposes -- to shelter your livestock; to act as a workspace; or to store feed, tools, and equipment. Before construction...


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These Magnet Gadgets Simplify DIY

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2014

Your first do-it-yourself project as a child may well have involved magnets. Whether you glued buttons and pebbles onto magnetic backing to adorn your family’s fridge, or experimented...


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Dress Up With Wainscoting

Posted by Katie Marks | Apr 02, 2014

Ever walked into a home and felt like it's just a little more classy than your average house? Chances are that sleek interior look was helped along by crown molding, or wainscoting,...


Meredith K. used overlays to punch up this ho-hum dresser. Photo: Meredith K./Hometalk

Dress Up Furniture With Overlays

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 18, 2013

You know how IKEA sells all this super plain, almost stark furniture? Many people use it as-is, since the utilitarian look is a totally legitimate design choice, but I view it less...


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Inspiration: Four Rustic Tables Made from Scrap Lumber

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jul 17, 2013

The great thing about the rustic furniture trend is that you can take something kind of rough-hewn, and it's suddenly fashionable. Have you seen the Restoration Hardware catalog recently?...


This picture of a climbing wall in a lodge is what dreams are made of. Photo by gshowman/flickr.

Guidelines for Building a Bouldering Wall at Home

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jun 12, 2013

Building a bouldering wall at home requires planning, possible engineering help, power tools, and a good friend or two to help (or a good carpenter). Planning: You'll need to find a...


Removing veneer from a table at/by Gypsy Barn via Hometalk.com.

1 Cool Trick for Stripping Veneer Without Power Tools

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Mar 29, 2013

Have you experienced this? You find a table at the thrift store that looks perfect for rehabbing, except there is this one little problem...it's covered in veneer. You don't like stripping...