Quick Spray-on Rust DIY! Hometalk
Quick Spray-on Rust DIY! 4 materials. $5. 1 Hour. Easy. For this tutorial, I'm excited to show you another way to rust metal! This method is great for large steel/metal objects that you cannot soak (see my other metal rusting tutorial for smaller items). I used it forthese AWESOME steel planter boxes from DIYCartel.
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Updating a Plant Stand
(6 days ago) Of Course! 3 materials $40 3 Hours Easy Some plant stands have gorgeous detail but they are just boring as far as color goes. into more normality in life I decided to make a table to brighten up the mood and mark the occasion.I won this on an online auction and though what a fabulous shape and design from 1960’s so started to plan the
DIY Breakfast Nook Bench Hometalk
(3 days ago) The build for the DIY breakfast nook bench took me a couple of weeks of going bit-by-bit, and a whooooleeee lot of measurements. You can read a full breakdown of this project HERE. Make your cuts. Fair warning: This took A LOT of 2x4s. We used over 92 feet of 2x4s to build the structure of the bench, which was the vast majority of the wood.
Dollar Tree Drawers Hometalk
(8 days ago) The more I go into Dollar Tree, the more impressed with their craft section I become! They have expanded to fabric and yarn and I recently found some hardware knobs which I used for this project. Check out this easy way to create some drawers for storage and eliminate counter clutter! Grab 2 of these taller crates in the wood section. Use some wood glue and glue the two crates together
Create a Cheap DIY Pergola With an Old Bunk Bed Ladder
(4 days ago) We accomplished it over the course of a 3 day weekend and YOU CAN TOO!!! Cheryl Spangenberg. Saved to your projects. Concrete Stool DIY Oh My. Hi friends! Happy Spring! It's patio, deck and fire pit season - time to think about uncovering the deck furniture and washing down the Adirondack chairs. This time of year I always feel like a little
How To Make A Modern 3 Wick Candle Using Mostly Dollar
(3 days ago) Make sure the water stays hot, so refill whenever necessary. Place water in a pot, enough water to cover about 1/3-1/2 of the candle container and bring the water to a bowl. Place the candles in the water and allow the wax to melt, stirring every so often. Using a pair of thongs, pick out the wicks and set aside.
Add Some Beauty to Your Fence with DIY Decorative Plates
(5 days ago) Add Some Beauty to Your Fence With DIY Decorative Plates. 14 materials. $20. 2 Hours. Easy. As you may have noticed, I’ve been on a quest to update the outdoor spaces of my home for the past few months. Beyond adding a new coat of paint, I wanted to add some decor to my fence to spruce it up a bit and add some visual interest.
Building a Window Seat Hometalk
(6 days ago) To start we gathered our materials, which I have detailed below; 1 sheet of 3/4″ Sanded Plywood. 1 set of 4 wood legs 16″ tall. 1 2x3x8 for the wall cleat. 1 2x2x8 for the front support. High Density foam for cushion. Fabric of choice to cover the foam.
Pottery Barn Lamp Knockoff Hometalk
(5 days ago) (Of course you could also use these any time of year)My inspiration comes from Pottery Barn who sold sets of clock plates back in 2010. I couldn’t find any for sale at the normal online auction sites or anywhere online so I’m going to make my own.
Creating a Mobile Boutique Out of a 6x10 Cargo
(Just Now) Creating a Mobile Boutique Out of a 6x10 Cargo Trailer. I have an Etsy store where I sell hand illustrated shoes and clothing. I decided that when I retired in 2012, I was going to take my business mobile. I purchased a 6x10 cargo trailer. My husband and I transformed the inside to a boutique environment that I am VERY proud of!
Floor Stenciling Makeover Hometalk
(4 days ago) Floor Stenciling Makeover. 8 materials. $60. 2 Days. Medium. From what I’ve researched, floor stenciling is a much cheaper and easier route to switch up floor tile vs removing and reinstalling. I was a little nervous to tackle this, but I decided to try my hand at it and am so excited to show you the results!!
Sharpie Shiplap Hometalk
(9 days ago) Do you love the look of shiplap, but you don’t love the price? Maybe you don’t have access to all the tools to cut the wood boards and attach them to the walls. Well, I have a hack for you! And the tools are all easy to find, easy to buy and store. First- you’ll want to gather your materials! You’ll need:•white paint (farmhouse white by Behr)•primer (if the color you are covering
Fix That Broken Landscape Light Stake! Hometalk
(4 days ago) I hope you'll visit me on my blog for more fun projects!This is a GREAT quarantine project because you can order materials online and then try out your local hardware stores curbside pickup for the bigger things, like the whiskey barrels, dirt, and plants. Many local …
Budget Built-in Hometalk
(4 days ago) Budget Built-in. 2 materials. $100. 2 Weeks. Easy. We've spent some time working on a very budget-friendly basement makeover. I'm talking paint and a few upgrades. No carpet or wood floors, no drywall, just making a useable space with a few fun additions. One of those additions was making use of the "wasted" space under the steps by building a
Old Window Greenhouse Hometalk
(5 days ago) Old Window Greenhouse. 5 materials. $500. 3 Months. Medium. Built by my husband & I out of repurposed/recycled (90%) items, mostly from our 1900's Craftsman home remodel. We collected & laid reclaimed brick as our greehouse floor-Frame used was from …
Antique Secretary Refresh Hometalk
(4 days ago) We found this beauty on Marketplace and it was too sweet to pass up! Antique pieces are my absolute favorite to refresh. It certainly needed a lot of love, and that began with a good cleaning. We used some denatured alcohol with water, a 50/50 mix and scrubbed. There were quite a few nails that had popped out and left holes, so after sinking them back in, we filled the holes with Plastic Wood
Farmhouse Wall Hanging Hometalk
(1 days ago) I stage furniture a lot. So sometimes I need to think of inexpensive wall decorations with items I already have. I started gathering my supplies. I grabbed an old frame from an antique cabinet that was missing glass, 3 bottles from old decor, twine, and scissors. Old windows would also work. These are the glass bottles I had, or you could recycle Starbucks iced coffee bottles and use them. I
How to clean exterior stone Hometalk
(3 days ago) You can take a garden sprayer, put soap, a half cup of bleach, but be careful with it. Spray it generously, scrub brush after 15 minutes or so to loosen heavy stains, then pressure wash. Stay away from windows, you can break them. Stand about 4 feet away.
DIY Planter to Hide Hose Hometalk
(1 days ago) As practical as a hose reel is, frankly it's just not that nice to look at. When I was making these planters for the side of our garage, I realized that because of their size, they would be a perfect place to hide the hose! This is my second planter box tutorial. You will see very similar steps in my first one, but this box was intended to hide our hose so it's a little different. If you're
Solar Light Cleaning Hack Hometalk
(4 days ago) Solar Light Cleaning Hack. 3 materials. $10. 1 Hour. Easy. So if you have solar lights, then no doubt at some point and time they developed that white hazy film over the panel. I have tried several hacks, the toothpaste, WD40, vinegar, nail polish removeryou get my …
Eucalyptus Wall Hang DIY Hometalk
(8 days ago) Giant wall clocks are pretty popular online - on a stair case wall, over a mantel, as part of a gallery wall - the problem is they can be pretty pricey - unless of course you make it yourself!! Jenni Ingram. Saved to your projects. DIY Wall Art.
Cabinet Cookie Sheet Storage Hometalk
(2 days ago) Cabinet Cookie Sheet Storage. 2 materials. $20. 4 Hours. Easy. I have had my cookie sheets, broiler pan, pizza stone etc in a metal upright divider in a cabinet on the opposite end of the ovens. At least they were on the same side as the ovens in my galley kitchen.
Quick Lights for My Deck Stairs You Can Put Almost
(3 days ago) Something simple - that's not easily broken I built some new stairs for my deck last summer. I ran out of warm weather, and haven't installed the riser boards yet (the boards that keep your feet from sliding thru) which will have LED lights in them to illuminate the stairs. Meanwhile I have to take a flashlight outside every time it's dark. I looked back at my very first Hometalk post and saw
String Light Posts and Planters Hometalk
(Just Now) String Light Posts and Planters. 10 materials. $200. 4 Hours. Medium. As part of our little patio makeover, I really wanted to add some lights for all the cozy ambiance. To start off this project, we got 4- 4x4x8 pressure treated lumber posts. 4” from the top and centered on the post, we drilled a hole and then inserted a metal o ring.
How to Use Paint to Soften Wood Grain Hometalk
(6 days ago) Here’s one coat. Apply a second coat the same direction after the first coat is completely dry. Paint again with brush strokes with the grain. Let the second coat dry completely. After the second coat is dried. (Pictured) Apply a third coat rosin against the grain. This will help soften the look. To attract the eye to certain areas I chose a
What kind of sealer can be used over rustoleum hammered
(7 days ago) We sealed them with Envirotex Lite, which is very easy to mix and use and self-levels to a good thickness. It is also very shiny. You can find it at craft or home improvement stores and of course, online. Regardless of what you coat it with, always use a cutting board and/or trivets. Helpful Reply.
Recovering Roman Shades
(8 days ago) When we bought our house 4 years ago, one of the first things that I did was replace the dated maroon mini blinds with in-stock white roman shades. After 4 years of hot Texas sun, the shades have yellowed and become sun bleached. For months I scoured the internet looking for shades to replace them. I never found any that I loved, but there were many I liked. As with most things, though, they
Where Do Old Bikes Go When They Die
(8 days ago) To the Garden of Course! 2 materials. $16. 3 Hours. Easy. My old bike from the 50's was great fun. It was handed down to me from my sister. I rode many streets of Inglewood back in the day. The bike went from LA to a small town and stayed at my parents where grand kids could ride it.
From Boring to BOHO Coffee Table Hometalk
(9 days ago) We have all been through such difficult times of late and to celebrate light and brightness as we emerge into more normality in life I decided to make a table to brighten up the mood and mark the occasion.I won this on an online auction and though what a fabulous shape and design from 1960’s so started to plan the transformation.
Easy Frisbee Golf For Your Backyard! Hometalk
(2 days ago) It's summertime and I'm creating things fun things to do with my kids! With some tomato cages and dollar store laundry baskets you can easily make a fun Frisbee golf course for your backyard. You can see more of my crazy creations here You'll Need:Tomato Cages (as many as you want)Dollar Tree Laundry Baskets (the same number as tomato cages)Frisbees or Beach BallsI decided to make 5 Frisbee
Steel and Wood Retaining Wall Hometalk
(8 days ago) Steel and Wood Retaining Wall. 5 materials. $2500. 2 Weeks. Advanced. This is a BIG and expensive project! We have several retaining walls on our property that need to be redone. The photo below shows just one of the walls that is falling down (we are looking at the lower wall, light green wood). We decided to tackle these walls one section at
Folding Table Makeover With Retique It Liquid Wood Hometalk
(1 days ago) I was browsing online the other day for new planters, and I came across this awesome one from Target. However, it was over $350 for a set of three! I couldn’t believe it. I also would never spend that much on planters. A few days go by, and I can’t stop thinking about how cute they were.
Cleaning dog urine of off pavers Hometalk
(3 days ago) For our dirt yard we use 12oz of molasses and 1-1 1/12 gallons of water. Mix in a 1-1 1/12 tank sprayer. I soak the affected areas with water, which is mostly the edges of my yard, and then I spray the mixture over the area. The smell is completely gone after two days. Repeat weekly for best results.
Wall Hanging/table Runner Hometalk
(4 days ago) Wall Hanging/table Runner. 3 materials. 45 Minutes. Easy. I love to do projects that cost next to nothing and use items I already have on hand. This project is so versatile and can be tailored to whatever taste or style you have in your home. I really like it either way. But what a great way to fill an empty wall.
Vintage Mahogany Nightstand Makeover Hometalk
(5 days ago) Vintage Mahogany Nightstand Makeover. 11 materials. $100. 12 Hours. Medium. This dark and dreary set of nightstands was destined for something better! We found these on Marketplace and knew they could have a beautiful new look after some much needed attention.
Budget Friendly Raised Garden Beds Hometalk
(3 days ago) Budget Friendly Raised Garden Beds. 6 materials. $30. 1 Hour. Medium. Whether you're a first time gardener or a pro, gardening costs add up. I'm going to show you how to build a budget friendly raised garden that will last for years to come. Supply List.
How to Deep Clean Your Bathtub- No Scrubbing Required
(1 days ago) All you will need to clean your bathtub is 1 tbsp of blue dawn dish soap, 1/2 cup of white distilled vinegar, and 1/3 cup baking soda. Pardon the gross drain, but I wanted to give you a good idea as to what I was working with and how well this method works. As you can see the chrome fixtures have soap scum and water marks on them, and the tub
Hanging Plant Ladder Hometalk
(7 days ago) Hanging Rug as Wall Art. Hanging a rug as wall art is an excellent way to cover a large area of wall in your home with a new texture, I love that instead of another hard surface on the wall like framed art it can add some softness to the walls & sometimes in a less expensive way if …
How to Make a Wood Beam Chandelier Hometalk
(8 days ago) Wood beam lighting suspended from the ceiling around which is wound cables and light bulbs, perfect lighting for beams, make a very original rustic ceiling. Of course I built everything from recycled materials Wood beam lighting suspended from the ceiling around which is wound cables and light bulbs, perfect lighting for beams, make a very original rustic ceiling. Of course I built everything
Rug Cleaning Solution Hometalk
(8 days ago) Of course I went right to Pinterest to find a way to battle these pet stains. It only takes two ingredients and a tiny little bit of elbow grease and your carpet will look nice and smell way better too! DeeDee. Saved to your projects. Living With a Shag Wool Rug.
How to Clean Carpet in 5 Easy Steps Hometalk
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Patriotic Farmhouse Fabric Stars Hometalk
(1 days ago) Add a touch of Americana to your farmhouse decor with these easy-to-make DIY fabric stars. You don't even need a sewing machine to complete this project, and it's fun for kiddos to learn some basic hand-sewing skills, as well! The decorating possibilities are endless for these sweet fabric stars. Use them in your tiered trays, as shelf tucks, or nestled into patriotic vignettes.Plus, stars are