Tag Archives: DIY

Replacing a Window Screen

I am blessed to live in wonderful neighborhood. Neighbors all keep an eye out for each other. There are many retirees and SAHMs that are at home most of the time. I find no need to close and lock my back doors … Continue reading

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Master Bath Window Covering

I don’t expect to be featured in Better Homes and Garden, but I’m happy with the outcome. Estimated cost  of materials: less than $5. Time to complete project:  about 3 hours, unless you count the years that I spent looking … Continue reading

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Window Covering

My Master bath still needs a covering for the window. After the shower curtain, there wasn’t enough fabric left for a curtain so for the past 3 years I’ve just had the leftover fabric hanging over a tension rod in the window. … Continue reading

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Back Story

I have a 3/4 Master bath in my home. I’ve made several changes improvements to it over the years. I replaced the big square mirror with this oval one. I spray painted the frame silver then antiqued it with shoe polish … Continue reading

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Bistro Set DIY

Many years ago I tore this page from a catolog because I thought this bistro set was sooooo cute. $199 for the table and another $99 for the chair was waaaay more than I was willing to spend. I began … Continue reading

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A plea for DIY help

  Saturday St. Vincent de Paul had a half price sale. EVERYTHING in the store 50 % off! I perused the whole store and found only two small items totaling $1.59, and that was at full price. Then I took … Continue reading

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