Doing it yourself

I’m the original cheapskate jack-of-all-trades; I might not be a professional, but I can give it a darn good try. So can you.

DIY Oil Rubbed Bronze Door handle

Not Just Spray Paint: a DIY Oil Rubbed Bronze Finish

Skip the Cleaning Aisle: DIY easy green clean recipes

Skip the Cleaning Aisle: DIY easy green clean recipes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIY Organic Hand Cleaner for Oil-stains and paints (that's actually good for your hands)

DIY Organic Hand Cleaner for Oil-stains and paints (that’s actually good for your hands)

Chalk Paint Chairs 101: cheapskate style

Chalk Paint Chairs 101: cheapskate style

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a light for your path, part 1: never buy a new lamp again...

a light for your path, part 1: never buy a new lamp again…

a light for your path, part 2: rewiring old lamps

a light for your path, part 2: rewiring old lamps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Color Snap

Living Color

painter's tools

Imperfectly Sanded, Imperfectly Primed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Random thoughts about cleaning carpets and getting a house ready to sell

Random thoughts about cleaning carpets and getting a house ready to sell

If It's Worth Doing; or A Treatise on fixing other people's mistakes

If It’s Worth Doing; or A Treatise on fixing other people’s mistakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City House For Sale SOLD; or, more than ten reasons to never sell a house…. 

City House For Sale SOLD; or, more than ten reasons to never sell a house….

random thoughts on painting wood (from a carpenter's wife)

random thoughts on painting wood (from a carpenter’s wife)