Granite Worktops for the Kitchen – Price Factors


Granite is still extremely popular for kitchen worktops, primarily because of its exceedingly good looks and durability. But the price for a granite worktop can vary considerably – so what factors affect how much it will cost to install granite worktops in your kitchen? And how can you make sure you get the best deal? Below are some factors which ...

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Join The Street Team, Earn Tickets To Maker Faire Bay Area


This year’s Maker Faire is going to be bigger and better than any before. It won’t be possible without the help of our “Street Team” spreading the excitement. The Maker Faire Street Team passes out fliers, stickers, and business cards to expose new people to the Maker Faire. It is easy, fun, and can earn you two adult tickets to the ...

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Illuminate a Dog Collar with LEDs


It doesn’t take much to add a bit of glow to your projects. In Make It Glow, Emily Coker and Kelli Townley walk you through a number of fun LED projects perfect for kids and beginners. Here’s an excerpt from the book that’s sure to make the sweet pup in your life happy! And for reference, this is one of ...

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Sam Pynn Saves a Dated Kitchen from Too Much Wood


Overwhelmed by wood? This homeowner definitely is. Luckily Home To Win star Sam Pynn is here to help with her trademark sage advice… Denise’s kitchen From Denise: Dear Samantha, We bought our house from my in-laws and I HATE my kitchen. We are painting our cabinet doors an off-white color — the same color that’s in my backsplash and my ...

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Has The Time Come To Revamp Your Family Bathroom?


If your family bathroom is looking a little worse for wear, you might be unsure about revamping it. The problem is that family life is expensive enough as it is, without the added cost of making updates to your home. While you and your family need a bathroom that’s safe and functional, you don’t need the extra cost that comes ...

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The Spaceballs Winnebago Has Been Dronified


View post on Spaceballs is the best parody film of all time. Mel Brooks’ genius mocking of Star Wars features hilarious variations of every piece of George Lucas’ galaxy, with Han and Luke combining into the character of Lone Starr, C3PO becoming Dot Matrix, Darth Vadar as Dark Helmet, and so on. Even the Millennium Falcon gets a makeover, going ...

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Weekend Watch: Steampunk Prop Building with “It’s a Trap!”


Love Halloween? Love making? Check out our special Halloween issue for more projects to scare and delight! Available now online or in print at fine retailers everywhere If you’d like to make a steampunk-themed costume for Halloween this year, the “It’s A Trap!” (IAT) channel is a great resource for ideas and techniques. Their “Prop-building guides” playlist contains helmets, masks, and ...

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Sam Pynn on When to Stop Painting a Slanted Ceiling


Flashback to when Sam Pynn settled a cohabitation dispute involving a slanted popcorn ceiling, that went a little something like this… From Marilyn: This is a bedroom that is going to be painted soon and there is a disagreement about the slanted portion as to whether it should be painted as part of the wall or as part of the ...

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Ideas on How To Change Your Outdoor Living Style


It is rightly said “Home Sweet Home”, where you come back for relaxation, family time, protection and comfort. Your dream house can look even more beautiful when you decorate your patio and backyards with the coolest ideas available and you will never need to find a place to party again. Outdoor furniture can be pricey but is definitely worth if ...

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Six Reasons for Choosing Offsite Storage in Older Homes and Bathroom Renovations


With time, you will find that your old house has a lot of unused furniture that has accumulated and cluttered your home. Your house will even be considered unsightly by many people. This is why you will need a storage space away from your home and garage. These are the reasons why on offsite garage is great for storage in ...

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