A portable generator is power—that means normalcy, heat, hot showers, safety—when there is none. It’s real payback: Connecting people and power cords. Note: We worked with Briggs & Stratton on this blog. The thoughts, opinions, experiences and how-to are 100% MyFixitUpLife’s. It’s how we roll. The Q6500 QuietPower Series inverter generator … see more
I had an idea to make a witch table for Halloween this year, and this is how I created it using Krylon® Brand.
A round table is a perfect base for making an upside-down witch hat. And it’s easier, and takes less time, than you might think. see more
Ryobi’s P738 inflator may be the perfect tool for clearing away annoying sawdust and debris. Note: We teamed up with The Home Depot for this blog. However, the opinions here—and full-tilt freak out for this lime green goodness—are 100% MyFixitUpLife’s. Tool review in two-sentences: Ryobi’s P738 inflator is the first … see more
My own memories of living through several terrible storms wasn’t enough to push me to buy a portable generator. So what tipped the scale? Simple math. Note: We worked with Briggs & Stratton on this blog. The thoughts, opinions and how-to are 100% MyFixitUpLife’s. It’s what we do. The now … see more
Fred is our new DIY Halloween Spider. We made him from soldered copper pipe and he is now an 8-legged part of the family. Want to make one of your own? We know you do. Note: We’re stoked to say we’re Torchbearers and partnered with Bernzomatic to produce this post. … see more
I transformed this little side table with a fresh stain of pink-and-pink, and I think it’s ready to brighten up a little girl’s bedroom.
If you are looking for inspiration for your home or you want to do a project like this, I hope you’ll check out other fun DIY projects that we’ve shared on our blog. see more
I love this raised garden bed. It’s awesome all by itself. Adding a stain and sealer makes it extra awesome. But, stain is still liquid with its inherent challenges. I found that using a brush, roller and tray—together—made the work easier and fun. Yes, I said fun. Note: We partnered … see more
I took a chance with this copper pipe coat rack design. And I’m glad I did. Somwhere between woodworking and plumbing and design, it was touch and go there for a few minutes. Note: We’re proud to say we’re Torchbearers and partnered with Bernzomatic to produce this post. The DIY, … see more
Elkay USA—makers of the magnificent kitchen sink—invited a few of us from the world of home improvement and social media on a factory tour of their Chicago facility. Their vessels for kitchen, bath and beyond arrive in their factory as impossibly heavy rolls of stainless steel and leave there the … see more
If you have a backyard playset that needs some TLC, read this blog. I think I encountered every deck-stripping, finish-applying, pressure-washing challenge bringing this baby back up to snuff. Pick up a tip, or check out how to build your own. There’s something for everyone. Note: We partnered with Thompson’s … see more