Tag Archive: doors and windows

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Turn A Cabinet Door Into An Erasable Shopping To-Do List

I'm lucky. Because our nearby farmers' markets offer fresh produce every day, I have evolved into a Locavore. What is a Locavore you ask? As defined by Webster, a Locavore is "one who eats locally

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Weekend DIY Project: Turn An Old Cabinet Into A Kitty Loo

Right off the bat, I have to confess that I'm not much of a cat person. This blog is actually for my brother-in-law Johnnie (and, of course, for our wonderful readers) who recently asked if I could help him solve a common small

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Weekend DIY Project: How to Personalize Your Welcome Mat

After all the spring cleaning many of us have done these past couple of month, we may have forgotten one key thing: the welcome mat! Though it's been a relatively mild winter, it's still possible our old doormats could use a permanent vacation and

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Rental House Gets Paint-Pampered

"Rental-schmental!" It's ours for now, and despite our landlord's tightly shut wallet and reluctance to home-improve his 1930s era property, we're willing to part with a few bucks to spruce up this house we call home. Spring sure has been a busy season for

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Weekend DIY Project: How to Quick-Fix a Seemingly Unrepairable Window Ledge Using Bondo

There are times when home improvement requires a person who possesses finesse, fine craftsmanship, and expertise. Then, there are the projects that just need a "Get 'er done!" attitude and only asks that someone with enough

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Fab Fairy Doors In All Kinds of Places

Walt Disney had it right all along, "You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality." It seems that artist Jonathan B. Wright, founder

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Room of the Day: Wall of Windows With A View

Every once in a while we enter a space that literally takes our breath away. This one did just that for me. For lovers of light and the outdoors, this is a dream room with expansive, slanted, and floor to ceiling paneled windows. There's no

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5 Nifty Home Nooks

Whomever emerged from the design and architecture school of "it's in the details", please stand up. You deserve a round of applause for thoughtfully and structurally embedding what many of us

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Sweet & Simple Architectural Salvage Pieces For Our Homes

To some "antiquing" is considered a little girlie, probably because of all those tea cups and saucers. That's okay, there's another craze that's emerging in even the highest ends of design: architectural salvaging. In a recent visit