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use thumbtacks on the back of things you are painting so they dont dry and stick to the surface

use thumbtacks on the back of things you are painting so they dont dry and stick to the surface

Use a paper cup to catch debris when drilling into the ceiling. What a great idea!  Check out www.redheadrehabs.com for more awesome ideas, money saving tips, and other great information!

Use a paper cup to catch debris when drilling into the ceiling. What a great idea! Check out www.redheadrehabs.com for more awesome ideas, money saving tips, and other great information!

Take an old VHS case, slide a photo under the film and screw it to the wall, you have a picture frame and a hidden storage space!

Take an old VHS case, slide a photo under the film and screw it to the wall, you have a picture frame and a hidden storage space!

You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

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You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!! Transfer any image to anything (fabric and wood) using this process. Can you imagine the possibilities? I MUST REMEMBER THIS!

OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!! Transfer any image to anything (fabric and wood) using this process. Can you imagine the possibilities? I MUST REMEMBER THIS!

When you paint a room, put some extra paint in a baby jar and keep it handy for quick touch-ups. much better than trying to dig the leftover paint out of wherever it's buried! Store in the room it was used in. by toni

When you paint a room, put some extra paint in a baby jar and keep it handy for quick touch-ups. much better than trying to dig the leftover paint out of wherever it's buried! Store in the room it was used in. by toni

2 Liter Drip Catcher - Cut out the bottom and long side of a 2 liter bottle. Cut a hole large enough to get the spout of your container through (make sure to leave enough room for dispensing). Voila! – No more mess on the floor and shoes!

2 Liter Drip Catcher - Cut out the bottom and long side of a 2 liter bottle. Cut a hole large enough to get the spout of your container through (make sure to leave enough room for dispensing). Voila! – No more mess on the floor and shoes!

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