Here’s How To Make Your Own DIY Curtain Rods

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Instead of buying some expensive wooden curtain rod why not make your own?  We’ve found a way to take a few items you’ll either have around the house or just need to pick up at your local store and put together beautiful curtain rods for a fraction of the cost.

Watch this short video to learn how to quickly and easily make your own curtain rods:

Supplies needed:

  • Thick wooden dowels
  • Drawer knob
  • Stain or paint

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Here’s A Simple Way To Eliminate Dust When Drilling

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Drilling holes in the wall can be messy, and who has time to spend cleaning up unnecessary mess? Here’s a quick and practical way to eliminate dust while drilling for about $0.02 per hole. The solution is BRILLIANT!

Check out this short video to save the dust for the rest of your days:

Supplies Needed:

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How To Remove Water Stains From Wood Furniture

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This is a great video that shows a simple and easy way to remove water stains from wood.

All you need to do is rub a little mayonnaise onto the water stain, let it sit for an hour, then wipe clean. Finish by polishing with furniture polish.

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Use A Coffee Mug To Sharpen A Dull Knife

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Are your knives living on the dull side? There’s a simple solution for knife sharpening! No need to go out and buy an expensive knife sharpener when you can use something you already have at home that works like a charm.

Watch this video to see how you can bring your knifes back to life in less than a minute:

Supplies Needed:

  • A dull knife
  • Ceramic coffee mug

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Make A DIY Coffee Table

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Could this coffee table be the missing piece on your patio or a great addition to your living space? Summer is right around the corner, what better time to begin your next at-home project? Save money this season and make your own coffee table from a galvanized tub and wooden top.

Check out this tutorial on how to turn a galvanized tub into you newest, trendiest piece of furniture:

Supplies Needed:

  • Galvanized tub
  • 2×4 piece of wood (approximately 8)
  • 1×2 wooden strip (2)
  • Drill and screws
  • Saw
  • Measuring tape
  • String
  • Permanent marker

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How To Temporarily Stencil A Design Onto Your Walls

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This is such a great idea. If you rent property and aren’t allowed to paint your walls (or you have kids that change favorite superhero characters every month), you should try this trick.

Start be stenciling a design in chalk. Then in a bowl, crush up the chalk colors you want to use. Add a small amount of water and mix to create a paste.

Once the paste is ready, “paint” your walls with the chalk. To remove, simple wipe down your walls with a Magic Eraser.

How neat is that?

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How To Preserve Your Paint Roller So You Can Paint With It Later

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If you’ve ever had to paint a room (or rooms), sometimes you need to take a little break and pick up painting a few hours later.

This simple trick lets you save the used roller. By wrapping it in cling wrap and storing in a potato chip can, the roller will not immediately dry out.

Watch the quick video for instructions and how-to. This is brilliant!

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Customize Boring (Or Cheap) Rugs With Latex Paint

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We all know it, patterned rugs are expensive. With a capital E. This video shows us how to jazz up a bland rug with a paintbrush and latex paint.

Watch the video for the simple how-to instructions. Here’s some additional pin-spiration:

 

 

 

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Here Are The Easiest Ways To Give Wood That Cool Distressed Look

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Sometimes when you’re working on a project, you might want it to look a little bit older than it is. You want to give it a little history and we can teach you how to do that, really easily.

Supplies needed:

  • Inexpensive piece of wood
  • Claw hammer
  • Nails
  • Sandpaper
  • Stain and rag

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