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Lighting bromance: bathroom romance with the perfect LED light fixture

If you approach a bathroom like a laboratory, a place where we become clean and neat, you’ll forget about mood lighting, atmosphere, and creating intimate spaces. That’s why lighting is an essential element for the perfect bromance. Lights must dim for a bromance to bloom.

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DIY painting: How to clean up—without making a mess

There is almost no less sexy, less inspiring totally and complete thrill-kill than the words ‘clean up’, whether that’s part of your DIY painting, elementary school activity, or the dishes after dinner. So we made a video about it. Because there IS something less sexy than cleaning up a DIY painting mess: Cleaning up two of [...]

How to paint a room: Step 1—Get started!

In this video we share some ‘how to get started tips’ we love to paint a room. Without losing your mind. Empty is best. If you can do it, before you paint a room move all the furniture and art and everything out of the room. If not possible, moving it to the center of [...]

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Enjoy the full moon with the perfect beer

Here’s what we’ve learned about the perfect beer to pair with a full moon.
There are at least two approaches to solving this problem.

Workshop organization

Workshop organization: DIY materials cart

Is workshop organization kind of a part time job for you? Seems like it is for me. The fewer places I have to store things, the slower things go. Except screw-ups and frustration. Those things speed up. Whether it’s for the project d’jour or the ‘I know I’m gonna need this’ repair, all the materials [...]

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Add lighting drama with LED backlighting ideas

That’s why I love that it’s easy to try out LED backlighting. Using lamps that you already own, or battery-powered LED strip lighting, you can achieve the look without having to change what’s already in your home. And for the less-than-visual family members, testing out a look helps give them an opportunity to react to your ideas.

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Old doors, new style

  Don’t throw your old doors away! We have ways to upcycle and bring in some awesome new style to your home. If you have old doors, they don’t need be thrown away. Check out some of these ideas for upcycling. For more amazed and amused check out our Pinterest page.    Door wall. Doors are [...]

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7 Shingle art designs to dress up your home…what?!

While searching the internet, I came across shingle art. Now, the concept is pretty cool, except for the fact that it might not make a quality roof. What do you think? Are these good for keeping your house dry or just an awesome art project? Comment below, send us an email, or connect with us [...]

Patch textured drywall

Video: How to patch textured drywall

If you can patch drywall, you can patch textured drywall. Even if it’s a DIY First, our video shows you how…without boring you to sleep. Promise. Watch the bloopers. ‘Textured drywall’ is a finish sprayed on to regular drywall boards during construction. It’s joint compound, but instead of a smooth finish, it’s left as ‘orange [...]

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Yes, LED light bulbs can have a warm glow.

If you love a warm light, you can be happy with LED light bulbs. Having a savvy shopper attitude is an essential when shopping for LED light bulbs. There are lighting specs and lingo that we need to know in order to make sure we’ll purchased the kind of product that’s going to give the [...]

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