Hammer - to hammer out any problems
Screws - because you may have some loose ones when you finish
Plaster - because owning a home is just "patch, patch, patch"
Paint - to brighten up your life
Carpet - to soften life's blows
Level - to keep your life in balance
Measuring tape - for the next big project
Glue/adhesive - to help you stick with the project
Piece of floor tile - so you can "have the floor"
Nails - to hold
Trowel - to smooth out any rough spots
Bandaids - for those boo boos you make
Chocolate candy - because it makes working worthwhile
Duct Tape for when he/she WON'T Shut Up!