How to be a Handy Woman ;D
When you blow a fuse, it's frustrating to have to fumble around in the dark to find the right switch. To ensure that you will be able to see the fuse box when you need to, attach a flashlight to the box itself. You can use magnets for metal flashlights, and strips of Velcro brand or strong double-sided adhesive tape for other types.
Organizing: Organizing Basements & Storage Rooms - Martha Stewart
LOVE all the crown molding, door facings, and ceiling can lighting around the room
How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture... using liquid sandpaper.... - cuts out the sanding step. From Better Homes and Gardens
DIY and paint it: Tips for buying second hand furniture.
Use tape to measure distance between the two holes, then put the tape on the wall. Smart and simple!
Fabric spray paint. I didn't know there was such a thing. Good to know.
How to paint over laminate...
This is genius! Write the name of the paint color and swatch number and date painted on painter's tape on back of lightswitch for each room you paint and even add a swatch of the paint so you can match it if needed.
How To Spray Paint All Different Textures and Materials Instructions for painting several common surfaces, including glass, metal, plastic, porcelain, ceramic, and wood. Spray painting is one of the easiest ways to transform any object -- an accessory, a piece of furniture, even electronics -- in a matter of minutes. You already know the rule
how to spray paint different surfaces
Stainless steel appliance paint
OMG!!!! this is AMAZING .... PURE GENIUS!!!!! A trick for hanging photo collections: Lay out your arrangement. Flip frames over. Lay waxed paper on top of frames. Mark hanger/nail spot on waxed paper. Flip waxed paper over and tape to wall, nail into wall where indicated. Tear down waxed paper. Hang photos.-- Found this ONE day after I spent HOURS hanging a "gallery wall"
For picture frames with two holes, hang them evenly and easily by placing a single strip of masking tape over the back covering the two holes. Mark each end of the tape where the holes are located for hanging the frame. Take the tape off and place it on your wall. Make sure it is level then hammer a nail in at each pen mark.
Quick and Easy Way to Hang Pictures
painting laminate furniture...a MUST know!
This Old House; How to Repair Wood Furniture Scratches, Nicks and More!