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Slip-proof your rug: To give an area rug some traction, flip it over, and apply lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Once dry, you can safely put down your rug; the rubbery strips will hold it in place...via Martha.

shelves attached to the inside of a closet door... Shoes....purses....genius

Very Paigefrom Very Paige

DIY dropcloth rug

RUG: Ikea fabric, drop cloth

Apartment Therapyfrom Apartment Therapy

Painting Tip: Use Nails in Furniture Feet

Use nails to hold up furniture while you paint!

Tips & Tricks #1

Tips & Tricks #1

Tips & Tricks #1

The Family Handymanfrom The Family Handyman

How to Refinish Furniture

How to refinish old furniture fast and easy while avoiding stripping it down.

To get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Put a pot of water to boil. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain. Baking soda has the ability to neutralize fatty acids so it will work and eating away the grime while you are waiting for the water to boil. 3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil remove it from the stove and pour it down the drain. 4. Let the water and baking soda work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 minutes. 5. After 10 minutes has…

one pinner said ....This is exactly why I save every scrap... I just didn't realize I would actually find a use for them- until now.

Another pinner said: I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries.#Repin By:Pinterest for iPad#

this is soo cool! just buy some cheap foam blocks and paint them and you have a nice rug comfy rug!