Chalk paint and chalkboard paint are not exactly the same thing. Chalkboard paint (aka blackboard paint) is used to create a writable surface for drawing, notes, etc. Chalk paint is used to refinish items without needing to scrub, sand and prime them first. Here’s how to make your own Chalkboard paint in any color you’d like…
How to Keep a Saw Sharp
How to Make your Own Tire rocker or seesaw!
If you have a swiffer mop you know how wonderfully convenient they can be, but how inconvenient it is to pay for those tiny little bottles of cleaner! Here’s my favorite method for refilling a swiffer mop easily…
How Clutter Affects your Life… You may have noticed that when your house is a …
Frustrated by a cluttered kitchen? Getting rid of clutter can seem like an overwhelming task, but here are a number of surefire tips to get your clutter cleared and get you back on track with minimal effort!
Do you use sponges for cleaning? Here’s a simple way to clean and sanitize them properly to avoid spreading illness (aka Cooties!) throughout your home.
Creative ways to have a dining room table and still have plenty of space
There’s no doubt that vacuum sealing foods makes them last longer in storage and helps …
It’s Murphy’s law that if something can go wrong, it will. . . and most …
Recently I started noticing how much money I was spending on dishwasher detergent, especially the pods or pellets. Brand-name pellets ranged from a low of 2.98 to 6.29 for 20 pellets on a recent visit to the grocery store. That’s when I decided to make my own.
If you happen to have a bi-fold door that you’d like to re-purpose, learn this fantastic trick for increasing space in a tight spot! Or, if you happen to have a tiny closet, office or water closet, learn how to expand that area with minimal effort . . .
The One Board Challenge was issued by Ryobi Tools encouraging Do It Yourselfer’s to build a project using only one 1x8x8 board.
Fels Naptha vs Zote– the true laundry challenge! For years we’ve offered a multitude of …
We love using our Original Super Laundry Sauce detergent recipe, it is by far the most frugal option out there, but there are occasions when we need a dry soap that is easy to store or pack away, such as when we’re camping, or traveling and can’t bring glass, etc. Here is a Very simple, do it yourself recipe for making your own Easy Dissolve cold water Laundry tablets.
Snake Control can be a matter of life or death if you have pets or young children in your home. In our area, copperheads, rattlesnakes and water moccasins are plentiful. Here are several natural, organic ways to repel snakes from your yard and garden.
Remove Sediment from Your Water Heater Before It Can Cause Damage
5 Home Rental Updates You Can Take with You
It is not uncommon for renters to feel discouraged when they think about different ways to upgrade their homes. Many renters do not realize that there are plenty of ways to customize a home without
Here’s how to build your own Homemade Trike! The perfect way to carry someone confined to a wheelchair!
Does your garbage disposer in the sink smell like a dump? Here’s a simple way to freshen it quickly and rid the kitchen of lingering smells.
Food blogging has taken an interesting turn the last year or so and video has really exploded! Being a budget based site, I cringed when I researched the various equipment that is often necessary to create videos . . . and quickly figured out how to build my own “Studio”, lights included for about $100. Here’s how..
Stockpiling a decent freezer stash can really help save on the grocery bill, but having …
If you have white appliances and they’re a couple years old, chances are they’ve already started to take on a yellowish-tint. Here’s a simple De-Yellowing Formula for White Appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, air conditioning units and more…
Tired of cleaning out the poultry waterer every day? We were too, that’s why we designed this simple DIY automatic watering system that provides fresh clean water year round . . .
Moving can be rather frustrating and overwhelming, and packing is often the hardest part. Here …
Here’s a tip from a home made product that I have used for years in my homemade soap powder for clothes washing.
Taking today’s economy into consideration, it can be tough to even Think about remodeling areas of your home that need some work. Fortunately, giving your kitchen a complete makeover can be accomplished under $500.
Geodesic Dome greenhouse Idea
We thought it might be a good idea to make a greenhouse in the shape of a dome because the wind can be very strong on
Have you ever needed to peel a large number of potatoes quickly? Perhaps you wanted …
Do you have basic kitchen or bathroom cabinets that you’ve grown tired of? We did too, but here’s how we transformed them into gorgeous cabinets over a weekend for less than $75!
Learn how to put together this simple sliding rail storage system using a few basic materials.
Wainscotting can really dress up a room and give it a more sophisticated appearance. Unfortunately, various materials for wainscotting can be rather expensive, but here is a simple #DIY project that will transform any room with elegance for just a few dollars!
Tired of spending $10-20 on a “Big” bottle of laundry detergent that lasts only a couple weeks? Here is a Super Concentrated Laundry Detergent Recipe that doubles as a laundry softener with a clean fresh Lavender scent- as if that weren’t enough, you won’t need a dryer sheet either! Oh, and did we happen to mention that it costs less than $2 to make enough concentrate to do 128 Loads of laundry?!
So I love the wall art that uses the word LOVE in it and has it shaped like a square, but I could never find anything design wise that fit my style…until…I got the great idea to make my own. Unfortunately I didn’t take any step by step pics so I will describe as best as possible and if you have further questions ask away! Oh and of course you don’t have to do the word love it can be done with any word.