How to Make an Upholstered Bench

An upholstered bench adds beauty, character, and function to any space. Place it anywhere you need extra seating, or a quick place to tie your shoes, for instant charm. This DIY version is easy and budget friendly. Choose a fabric that matches your décor, personality, and style to make it unique and beautiful.

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Best Paint for Furniture and Raw Wood

So, you’re looking for the best paint for furniture. I applaud you for doing your research. Paint is a great way to give new life to an otherwise tired piece of furniture. But, your good intentions can turn into a nightmare, if you choose the wrong paint. After all, it’s not like you’re painting a wall. Whether you are painting raw wood, an old piece of furniture, or even cabinets, it’s important to find paint that comes in a variety of colors, is easy to apply, and has long durability.

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Building a Drawer Box the EASY Way

If you are looking for a simple way of building a drawer, look no further. After searching the entire Internet (mild exaggeration) I saw no tutorials out there that were simple enough for me to tackle. By “simple” I mean “for dummies”. Once I start seeing words like rabbet (rabbit?) locks, dove tails, dados, etc…you’ve lost my attention. After hopeless searching I asked myself: How can I build a drawer box using the tools and skills I have NOW?.

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How to Remove Baseboards…and what NOT to do {video tutorial}

Do you know how to remove baseboards? If you are intimidated by attempting to remove trim, you are not alone. Removing baseboards is one of those tasks I always thought should be done by a professional. When I considered trying it for myself, my amazing (but non-handy) husband, Duane, gave me one of those –are you sure you know what you’re doing– looks, which gave me the motivation I needed to try 🙂

Scroll to the bottom of this post for a how-to video!

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