I started with a list, an increasingly long list that grew as I looked around my house. “Where do I begin?” I asked myself. I quickly realized I needed to prioritize my list. My fear was starting a whole bunch of projects and not finishing any of them. A pet peeve of mine is walking into a house and seeing a ton of unfinished projects or improper paint jobs (you know when the red paint like runs onto the white adjoining wall). I don’t ever want to be that person.So I started ... Read More about Bedroom Secrets
Decorative pieces don't always require a lot of money. With a couple of drawer fronts I took off an old dresser I was able to reuse to make wall art. I removed the drawer fronts. Upon determining the desired width and length of the frame, I used a table saw to cut the ends off with the trim molding. This can also be done with a circular saw or a hand saw. However, a table saw created clean straight cut. Next, using a miter saw the frame pieces were cut at a 45 degree angle. Glue the frame ... Read More about Upcycle: From Drawer Fronts to Picture Frames
Whether your hanging a picture frame, installing a shelf or tackling a major home improvement project, having the right tools is essential to getting the job done. Prior to purchasing this home I had been renting for 6+ years after I sold my home and moved to the Washington, DC area. So I had a limited tool collection. I had a renter's toolbox, basically everything one would need to hang pictures, patch nail holes and put together IKEA furniture.So needless to say I needed to go ... Read More about THE ESSENTIALS! Basic Tools for the Do-It-Yourselfer
An area in the blog dedicated to things that may or may not be related to home improvement but may add some insight into your day or maybe just have you cracking up at your desk over my sheer randomness (side note: I knew you're reading this while at work).Follow my blog with Bloglovin ... Read More about What is ‘Odds N Ends’?
A ToolBox Diva is a woman of courage, a woman of honor and determination. She is someone who is willing to take that leap of faith and try something new without fear or trepidation because she knows at the end of the day it will only make her stronger. She tackles life's challenges with class, style and grace. With a hammer in one hand, a toolbox in the other and enthusiasm in her heart, she comes equipped to handle any task. She is a ToolBox Diva. Are you a ToolBox Diva? Subscribe TODAY! ... Read More about What is a ToolBox Diva?