DIY

Sam Pynn Saves a Dated Kitchen from Too Much Wood

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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?

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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

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View post on imgur.com 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!”

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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

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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

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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

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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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Live Updates: National Maker Faire 2016

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This weekend, we celebrate the second annual National Maker Faire, in Washington D.C.. The gathering of makers of all sorts is accompanied by numerous activities and announcements. We’ll keep you updated with a close-up look at it all here — keep refreshing to get the latest. As Makey the Robot takes his bow, National Maker Faire 2016 is a wrap. ...

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Selfie Robot Combines Oversized Papercrafting and Raspberry Pi Photo Booth

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At the Ozarks Mini Maker Faire this last weekend (September 10), the Maker Faire robot mascot, Makey, was making a lot of friends. This project was the idea of Jeremy Medley. He was talking to me at a Maker Faire meeting explaining that he wanted to replicate our Raspberry Pi Photobooth. He was talking about putting it into a big ...

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Hire a Professional Designer or DIY – Bad Design is Not an Option!

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A small business needs a lot of visibility to enjoy moderate to high levels of success. Branding for small sized firms invariably becomes a must since design is crucial for brands and business. As a small business that’s just starting out in the market, there are a lot of considerations that managers from these firms have regarding design, budgets and ...

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