How to Hang a Gallery Wall (Featuring Katherine Schwarzenegger)
HOW TO: Building a Gallery Wall. 1. Choose larger pieces as anchors. 2. Choose a color scheme. 3. Play with scale - vary the size and orientation of the art. 4. Keep at least 1.5" - 3" between each piece. 5. Allow at least 6" between the couch and the first frame. 6. Use 2 to 3 styles of frames. 7. Use different mediums of art - photography, art prints, gift wrap, decorative objects, etc.
For us who grew up being told to NEVER EVER wash your cast irons with soap...scrub your cast iron with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt is a natural abrasive and will absorb oil and lift away bits of food while preserving the pan's seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry. This link has lots of cleaning tips as well.
Sometimes the key to making a fix is just knowing the right product to use. A team of professional carpenters, plumbers, painters, electricians and fix-it gurus tell us what their favorite products are, and what they never leave home without.
Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows; refresh after it rains.