The Best Way to Remove Wallpaper Without Losing Your Sanity

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The Best Way to Remove Wallpaper Without Losing Your Sanity By: Deirdre Sullivan Be the first to comment Tagged in: Home Improvement Painting These wallpaper removal tips (secrets!) turn the worst gig in DIY into a no-brainer. Added to Binder Tweet Print Email If a trip to the DMV sounds better than this DIY, stop right there. Water and a little know-how can make this project a success. Image: Kranenburg Painting Inc. What would you do to avoid removing wallpaper? Probably whatever you could, judging by the stories of woe we found on the web. DIYer Rachel Meeks wrote in her “Small Notebook” blog that she was so overwhelmed by the prospect of removing 40-year-old wallpaper from several rooms that she actually knocked down a couple of walls rather than spend time scraping. That fear a ...

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4 Low-Cost Ways to Reinvent Tired Kitchen Cabinets

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4 Low-Cost Ways to Reinvent Tired Kitchen Cabinets By: Deirdre Sullivan Be the first to comment Tagged in: Home Improvement Rooms Kitchens Create the kitchen you want with one of these wow-worthy ideas. Added to Binder Tweet Print Email If your kitchen cabinets have great bones but could use a style boost, take inspiration from four bloggers who transformed their cabinets with paint. Image: "Newton Custom Interiors" There’s nothing structurally wrong with your kitchen cabinets; they’re just blah. Here are four DIY ways to take them to the next level. 1. From Blah to Ooh La La Using Paint Image: “From My Front Porch to Yours” If you like the idea of painting, but hate all the prep work, listen up! Pamela, the blogger behind “From My Front Door to Yours,” gave her cabinets a French c ...

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Kitchen Color Schemes: Avoiding Kitschy Colors

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Kitchen Color Schemes: Avoiding Kitschy Colors By: Lisa Kahn 4Comments Tagged in: Home Improvement Rooms Kitchens Tempted to spread your favorite hue across your kitchen? You might want to think twice when choosing your kitchen color scheme. Added to Binder Tweet Print Email You may be gaga for green, but a pro will tell you neutral palettes work best in kitchens. You can add pops of your favorite color with accessory items, like a rug or window treatments. Image: Anna Williams/Offset.com The kitchen is the heart of the household, a place where you prepare meals and make memories. So it only makes sense that your kitchen’s color scheme reflects your unique tastes and personality, right? The answer to that is yes — and no. Although there may be a special hue that gets your heart thu ...

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3 Inventive Ways to Brighten Your Home’s Exterior with Paint

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3 Inventive Ways to Brighten Your Home’s Exterior with Paint By: Deirdre Sullivan Be the first to comment Tagged in: Home Improvement Painting Curb Appeal If your front-facing outdoor space leaves you yawning, these 3 inexpensive paint ideas will perk up your curb appeal. Added to Binder Tweet Print Email Revamping your curb appeal doesn't have to be a pricey undertaking. Three bloggers show us how they used paint to freshen their front entryways. Image: The 2 Seasons/Bella Tucker/A Pinterest Addict Think your exterior entryway lacks zing? Is your plain garage door a bore? Be bored no more with these budget-friendly painting projects. A Playful Porch Image: Bella Tucker Dana from Bella Tucker wasn’t fond of her dowdy front porch with a cold cement floor. Several coats of fresh ...

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Painting Tips and Ideas to Make the Pros Jealous

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Painting Tips and Ideas to Make the Pros Jealous Tagged in: Home Improvement Painting Added to Binder Tweet Print Email Best Painting Tricks: How to Hide Flaws, Highlight Features Tips for Choosing the Right Paint Sheen Wacky Exterior Paint Jobs: What to Consider If You Go Rogue 7 Things to Paint Instead of Replace to Save $$ How to Warm Up Cold Concrete with Paint The 7 Worst Wall Stains and How to Get Rid of Them Tweet Print Email Track Your Progress Added to Binder Continue reading

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