Skaie Knox

About Skaie Knox

Skaie Knox is a storyteller on a quest to provide sparkling content through copywriting, songwriting and video production. She is founder of HomeJelly, Ruggable.com's key copywriter, a published singer/songwriter (Fervor Records/ASCAP) and kid's book author (Big Bug Lunch!). For doable DIY video tutorials, subscribe to her HomeJelly YouTube channel (for link, click on my nose!).

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    Cool Gadget For Spray Paint Projects

    Along with spring cleaning comes the “freshening up” of furniture like chairs, tables, and dressers. Painting is a fast and easy way to get the job done, and spray painting can speed your transformation even still. With a steady hand you can create a professional look in just minutes.

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    DiggersList teamed up with the Adam Carolla Network to redo Teresa Strasser’s nursery for their hit show "The Parent Experiment!"

    Watch as Pitzer creates a beautiful craftsman built-in cabinet, while Teresa Strasser keeps you entertained with her Emmy winning humor and wit she is famous for.

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    Changing out Cabinet Pulls & Knobs in 3 Easy Steps

    What’s the easiest way to give your cabinet doors and drawers an instant face lift? Change out their knobs and pulls. It’s amazing how you can update those kitchen and drawers (even bedroom dressers) by simply replacing the hardware.

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    DIY Rain Barrels Catch April Showers

    “April showers brings May flowers.” What’s better than that? How about capturing those April showers in a rain barrel to provide water for your flowers in May? According to Jason Cameron from DIY Network’s “Desperate Landscapes,” one inch of rain fall over a 1,000 square foot area (or, roof), will produce approximately 600 gallons of water.

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    Videos: Cool, Interesting, Innovative Furniture & Lighting Designs

    We at DiggersList have great respect for the abilities of builders, designers, and DIYers to create “usable art”. These videos recently came across our desks and we felt compelled to share them to both inspire and entertain you. We welcome you to send in a video of your unique and innovative creations that could be featured on an upcoming blog. For now, watch and be amazed!

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    DIY Decluttering: 15 Minutes to F.A.S.T.E.R. Garage Spring Cleaning

    Spring has sprung and so has the coils in the mattress you’ve got stuffed in the rafters of your garage. Your stuff and things have taken over the storage area of your home and no longer functions as usable space. Again…fear not…in just 15 minutes, well, after an initial “power three hour” clear-out session this weekend, you’ll be on your way to a garage where even your car (or two) will fit.

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    Income Property Renovations: Avoid the "House Poor" Blues-First Things First

    There is a fantastic new show on HGTV appropriately called “Income Property” that features Canadian host and carpenter Scott McGillivray who leads clients (and viewers) through the precarious process of income property renovations.  In a recent episode, Scott walks a homeowner  through the proper steps of “first things first” when converting part of his home into rentable…
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    Warning for Gardening DIYers: Cocoa Shell Mulch Could Be Hazardous to Your Pets

    An alarming email came across my desk yesterday warning dog and cat owners of the hazards of using cocoa shell mulch in their gardens and planters. In my last blog titled “DIY Project: Transform Your Patio Cover from Boring to Va-Va-Bamboo” I included a link to the HGTV show “Red, Hot, and Green” which contains an episode where designer Nicole Facciuto suggests using cocoa shell mulch as a green alternative.

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    Transform Your Patio Cover from Boring to Va-Va-Bamboo

    With spring arriving and the weather inviting us to spend more time outside, creating a fresh, new look to our outdoor space is a great way to enjoy this area of our homes as well as indulge in the beauty of this time of year.

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    Video: The Definite Don’ts of How to Use Ladders on the Job

    We’ve all heard the superstition “walking under a ladder is bad luck”, but, what’s probably worse is what contractors and DIYers are doing on top of ladders. Again, we at DiggersList continue to urge our users to use care and common sense on the job.