how to refinish furniture without sanding

No Sanding! She used a cover stain primer. Cover stain primer instead of sanding the wood down? Does this really work?

Mix 7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup lemon juice and 1/4 cup vinegar. Spray the concoction onto the dirty grout, let sit, and scrub with a brush. Sparkling grout await.

Sparkling Castle - for old or dirty grout add 7 cups water, cup baking soda, cup lemon juice, cup vinegar into a spray bottle; Spray onto grout and let sit. Scrub with a brush and mop off excess. Sparkling grout from Sparkling Castle.

From Home Depot. Paint them whatever color, glue each one together and make a great magazine, book, or mail holder.

How to Build a Magazine Rack

how to build a magazine rack: pick up some brackets and wood from home depot, paint them, glue each one together and make a great magazine, book, or mail holder.

Use for travel soap box: gift cards, business cards, playing cards...

Using dollar store soap boxes to organize - card games GENIUS! The crapy cardboard boxes most card games come in do NOT last long in the hand of an excited four year old.

Bathroom organization- this is what i need!

Linen Closet: Roll with It. Save space in a shallow linen closet by rolling up towels instead of folding them. Put lost space to use by installing towel racks on the back of the door to hang wrinkle-susceptible linens, such as tablecloths.

Dozens of killer cleaning tips--it's like the Pinterest motherlode with snappy pictures.

Surprising Cleaning New Uses

Salt as Iron Cleaner Eliminate sticky residue from an iron. Run the hot iron (no steam) over plain paper sprinkled with salt.Salt as Iron Cleaner

turn a bar of soap into 2 liters of liquid hand soap

Turn a bar of soap into 2 liters of liquid hand soap! "All it takes is melting the soap with water, adding a little vegetable glycerin, and voilà, you have made liquid hand soap." 1 c soap flakes 10 c water 1 Tbs glycerin

Altoids tins. Genious!

Love this, I envision some Washi Tape and a sharpie to make faux-calligraphy. If only I had a desk drawer. Organize all the little things you need with altoids tins. Perfect for a desk drawer.

Store wrapping paper on the closet ceiling.

Clever ideas: gift wrap storage inside closet or cupboard ceiling. Look up! Use wire to make a space to store gift wrap rolls against the ceiling, rather than cluttering up the floor.

Add shower curtain rings to hanger for scarves.

Add shower curtain rings to hanger for scarves. My OCD self would have to get a nice hanger with NICE curtain rings. Indont want my closet looking like a shower ring.

club soda, baking soda, and vinegar to clean carpet stains (even SHARPIE pen stains!)

club soda, baking soda, and vinegar to clean carpet stains (even SHARPIE pen stains!) gonna try the club soda since ive never tried it but as for the vinear and baking soda they are a permant household item in my house!

How to clean a dishwasher, and get standing water out every time.  Amazing tricks!

How To Clean Your Dishwasher In 3 Easy Steps

Use mayonnaise to remove a water ring from wood....who knew?

The Mayo Trick… Water ring or spot on a piece of lovely *antique* or wood furniture? Here’s a trick to make the water stain go bye bye.

WD-40 USES:           1. Protects silver from tarnishing.      2. Removes road tar and grime from cars.      3. Cleans and lubricates guitar strings.      4. Gives floors that 'just-waxed' sheen without making them slippery.      5. Keeps flies off cows. (I love this one!)      6. Restores and cleans chalkboards.      7. Removes lipstick stains.      8. Loosens stubborn zippers.      9. Untangles jewelry chains.      10. Removes stains from stainless steel sinks.      11. Removes dirt and…

USES: Protects silver from tarnishing. Removes road tar and grime from cars. Cleans and lubricates guitar strings. Gives floors that 'just-waxed' sheen without making them slippery. Keeps flies off cows.) Restores and cleans chalkboards.

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