Category Archives for "Home Improvement"

How to Make a Wooden Floor Mat

The other day we decided it was a good Saturday to work on a project. I needed a new floor mat for the entrance and so we decided it would be a lot of fun to build a wood floor mat. We searched Pinterest for ideas and found a wooden floor mat that we wanted […]

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Top 5 DIY websites that will inspire you to create!

1. Ana-White.com Ana White is a mother and self-taught DIY’er from Alaska. Her website provides hundreds of comprehensive project plans drawn up by Ana herself, advice on how to get started, and an active community of followers. I think what is most appealing about her site is her personal, down-to-earth tone and “You can do […]

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10 Shop Essentials You Can Never Have Enough Of

1. Shop Pencils The Case of the Disappearing Pencil is a long-running mystery many people are familiar with. Put it down for a second and suddenly it’s gone. A well stocked jar of pencils is important for any shop. 2. Shop Towels I can never have too many shop towels at hand. Great for a […]

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How to Make Etched Glass Vinyl Designs for Your Windows

Etched glass creates a classy look that can often be seen on office windows and doors. Real etched glass is expensive and permanent. But, with a little DIY inspiration you can create your own designs using frosted vinyl which is inexpensive and can be removed easily! To make my home a little more welcoming I […]

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DIY Chalkboard and Coat Rack

The other we decided to build a new coat rack with a rustic touch. We had a vision of what we wanted to create and got to it. For wood, we used some wood off a trailer I recently restored in my How to fix up an old trailer post. However, you could build this […]

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DIY Epoxy Garage Floor Tutorial

Epoxy garage floors are a great DIY project you can do to spruce up your home. Epoxy will make your floors look nice, clean up easily, and give your garage a finished look. Over the years I’ve epoxied about 10 garages for friends and family. All of them have turned out great, and the floors […]

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How to install stained glass window coverings

I closed on my new house last year and have slowly been working on house projects. This weekend I heard about Window Fims from Artscape and decided to give them a try. I had ugly curtains up before, and they are hard to open or close because the window is up pretty high. It took […]

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How to Acid Stain a Concrete Patio

How to Acid Stain a Patio

For an updated and more detailed tutorial please check out my in depth Acid Staining tutorial by clicking here: How to Acid Stain Concrete. You will find all sorts of updated information along with the video seen below. Acid staining a patio can turn your boring grey concrete patio into a masterpiece. I did this particular […]

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