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How To: Hide screw holes with wood plugs

There are a number of ways to deal with screw holes that are visible. You can buy some wood buttons and put them in the holes. You put a little wood glue in the hole and then tap the wood buttons into the holes using a hammer. This is a decorative solution to cover up screw holes. If you want to completely cover up the holes completely put a plug cutter on your drill and cut a plug out of a piece of wood that matches the wood that the hole is in. Take the plug put a little glue on it and tap ...

How To: Make a fake stained glass window

If you want to make a beautiful fake stained glass window, in order to decorate the bathroom, kid’s room or any other room, without much fuss and money involved, here are some tips. First you need an old window on the desired dimensions and then you need some resin from local hobby store (like Michaels) and some marbles. Put the marbles on the window in any way you would like. Be creative! Then you mix the resin and pour it on the marbles.

How To: Create a cute DIY purse wall hanger on a budget

If you have an endless supply of purses and a limitless supply of wall empty wall space, it's about time you made some DIY purse racks. In this video, you'll see a very easy (and cheap) way to hang all of your purses (and please your boyfriend). For this DIY purse rack, you'll need some coat and hat hangers (hooks), feather boas, screwdriver and a tape measure.

How To: Install faux wood cathedral ceiling beams in your home

Just because you have a cathedral ceiling in your home, doesn't mean you can't enjoy the beautiful decorative texture of wood beams. Faux wood ceiling beams are a great way to add character and warmth to a plain room. Compared to real wood, they're cheaper, lightweight and easier to install. See how to install them in a cathedral ceiling. This video gives you step-by-step instructions for installing fake wood beams, including materials and tools list.

How To: Paint roof eaves

In this DIY project on video, learn how to paint the roof eaves and fascia of your home. Our expert will show you everything you need to know to get the job done. Get tips on preparing the eaves with a pressure washer, scraping off old paint, caulking, spackle, priming, and more. Learn the proper paint mixing techniques to get an even, professional result. Watch these videos carefully, and turn a potentially disastrous endeavor, both for you and your home, into a simple painting project. When...

How To: Design a fall centerpiece in a watering can for a home

In this tutorial, we learn how to design a fall centerpiece in a watering can for a home. Start off by cutting branches off of a willow and placing it into a watering can. Next, arrange Japanese lanterns around. After this, cut alstromeria and seeded eucalyptus and place them around the can where you feel they fit best. The best part of this arrangement is that you can arrange it however you want! You can add different types of fall flowers and add more or less of flowers you prefer. When fin...

How To: Create French pleats with four prong drapery hooks

French pleated drapery adds decorative touches to any window treatment and room. Watch this Home & Garden how-to video to learn how to instantly create triple pinch pleats with 4-Prong drapery hooks and deep pleat tape. Once you learn to use the four prong drapery hook you will want to create French pleats on all your window treatments.

How To: Reglaze ceramic tile

Remodeling your bathroom can be expensive, unless you know how to do it yourself. Watch a professional tile reglazer work his magic on an outdated bathroom in this how to video. Reglazing tiles can last for up to 15 years and it completely changes the look of any old bathroom.

How To: Re-cover a lampshade

Updating an old lampshade is a great way to brighten up a corner, freshen up a room, and lighten up your life. Learn how to re-cover your lampshade with this tutorial. All you need is fabric, spray adhesive, fabric glue, ribbon or cording to easily cover your lampshade at home.

How To: Install a bifold door like a professional

This video is about installing a bifold door. This door opening is 54" so we will use a 30" and 24" door to fit. To align the door: Scribe a line on the ceiling which is the distance on either side of the door opening. Run the line down the bottom so the hooks are in the same position and the doors are vertical. Start at the bottom. Use a square on both sides of the wall which is set as half way point. Put the larger door on the right. Have the doors open inward. Place the tract on top of the...

How To: Make a chandelier with CDs

It isn't a disco ball, but it does shine just like one. If you have some old cd's around the house use them to make a decorative chandelier for your room. Watch this how to video to learn how to put your CD chandelier together. All you need is: CDs, glue, and and old lamp shade. Make a chandelier with CDs.

How To: Install a pebble tile wall with Lowe's

In this video, we learn how to install a pebble tile wall with Lowe's. First, you will need to measure out your walls to figure out how much of the tile you need. Now, lay down a drop cloth on the floor so you don't get the floor messy. Next, turn the power off and remove the outlet cover and outlet from the wall. After this, wash the walls so they are clean, then apply your waterproof sealant from top to the bottom. Apply two full coats and make sure they dry completely before you move on. N...

How To: Prep and paint kitchen cabinets with Lowe's

In this tutorial by Lowe's, we learn how to prep and paint kitchen cabinets yourself! First, you will want to make sure you don't have laminate or tile countertops, because these can simply be replaced. After this, you will need to use sandpaper to sand down the surface of the cabinets. Next, you will need to paint primer on the surface of the cabinets, making sure you get into the creases of them as well. Now, paint over the primer once it has dried with your choice of glossy paint. After th...

How To: Design an asian quince design for your home

TheFlowergod teaches you how to design an Asian quince design for your home. You start with an empty vase for this flower arrangement. You will need four types of plants for this: one with lots of small leaves and no flowers, one with red or pink flowers, one with only one large leave and one with a long stem and only branches. For the design to work, you have to layer the plants according to length. Add the plant with the long leaves, then the one with lots of small ones. Below that make you...

How To: Paint with decorative painting techniques

There are a variety of decorative painting techniques that can help you add personality to your home, as shown in this how-to video. Learn glazing, ragging, masking, and stenciling. Remember to try everything out on some scrap board first. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to paint with decorative painting techniques.

How To: Install a laminate closet organizer with Lowe's

In this video, we learn how to install a laminate closet organizer with Lowe's. First, you will need to gather all your tools for installation and for the closet. After you have all of these, you need to anchor your units to the walls, removing the base boards from the wall first. After you have the brackets into the wall and the shelves installed, you can start to add in brackets for the rest of the closet. Once you have the tower unit or corner unit finished, install the expandable rods to ...

How To: Brush paint a wall in your home

In this video, we learn how to cut a line using paint onto your walls. To do this you will need walls, a paint brush and your choice of paint. Make sure you get just the right amount of paint onto your brush and place the bristles against the wall right next to the corner of the wall. Slide it down making the line as straight as possible. Keep going until you have a line all the way down the corner, making it very straight and neat. Do this on both of the walls and you will a have professiona...