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might need to know later. How to fix your iphone after water damage - better safe than sorry

For the Love of Spray Paint! Great Tips & Tricks PDF for spray painting anything!!

How to raise prices on your handmade items.

iPhone tips and tricks with iOS 6 ... for instance, i had no idea you can now use songs to wake up to on alarms rather than just ringtones! :)

Did you know many mason jars can be attached directly to your blender?

How to paint a perfect line-this is brilliant! THIS needs to be printed on the paint can. GENIUS!

Create the Tarnished Silver/Mercury Glass Look With Spray Paint, Water and vinegar

DIY decal how to

I'll be glad I pinned this some day! Change out your builder grade brass shower trim using Rustoleum's Oil Rubbed Bronze spray paint ... what would cost you $800 to replace, will only cost you $5 to paint. Holds up well with the water because it is indoor/outdoor paint..... (Pinner says: I also did this with my light fixtures when we moved into our house)

Bow making trick -

A veteran painting contractor shares his secrets for painting walls fast, yet producing first-rate results.

For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze. No more salt eating at the concrete in your sidewalks

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.

The Rubber Band Trick - If you need to remove a nail, criss-cross a couple of rubber bands over the top of the hammer before using the hammer's claw. The rubber bands will protect the surface that you're removing the nail from.

Crisco Candle for emergency situations. Simply put a piece of string in a tub of shortening, and it will burn for up to 45 days.

How to paint perfectly even lines - The House of Smiths

First letter of each persons name. So much simpler! Genius!

How to wash and cut Burlap! Make the smell go away, and even out the edges.... easily!

Saving Money On Life: Thrift Store Survival Guide - Blog - impulsesave

Use tape to measure distance between the two holes, then put the tape on the wall. Smart and simple!

Sewing 101

bug spray

Hot Vinegar and Dawn Soap! 1 cup of HOT Vinegar (microwave 1-2 min) and 1 cup of blue DAWN liquid soap. Shake into bottle and creates a gel that is OUT OF THIS WORLD! Will need to try this.

Gardening Tips and Ideas

Homemade scrubbing bubbles