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Hi there! Welcome to my blog. I'm glad you're here! My name is Alyssa and my passion for DIY and crafting started when I got my first job at a small hardware store. I’ve learned a lot about different techniques, products and design. I started this blog as a way to inspire and share the things that I’ve learned with others!

coffee table decor

Coffee Table Decor – How to Decorate Your Coffee Table

Coffee tables obviously exist for function over anything else, but the table also provides an opportunity to create a focal point in your living room. Coffee table decor is simple. Whether you prefer a simple balanced look, or organized chaos, I’ve listed several examples and ideas below to help you create a coffee table you …

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What is Floetrol? When Should You Use It?

What is Floetrol Floetrol is a latex paint additive used as a conditioner to help reduce build up on paint brushes, eliminate brush marks and extend drying time. It’s made and distributed by Flood.  Many professional painters use Floetrol as their “secret weapon”.  As oil based paints continue to be phased out, Floetrol gives latex …

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Most Popular Benjamin Moore Cream Paint Colors

When it comes to choosing paint colors, no shade is more timeless than cream. Cream paint colors can be paired with bright, bold hues in a large space, or paired with muted pastels. Regardless of the accent colors you decide to pursue, consider using one of these designers’ go-to cream paint colors.  Windham Cream  Benjamin …

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Best paint sprayer

Best Paint Sprayers For Home Use | Graco and Wagner

Are you looking for the best paint sprayer for home use? This article reviews the best paint sprayers for DIY and home improvement projects.  Using a paint sprayer will not only save you a lot of time and effort, but it will also provide the smoothest finish.  There are two types of sprayers: airless sprayers …

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What’s the Best Spray Paint for Plastic?

Spray painting plastic can be a frustrating task. Most spray paints do not adhere well to plastic surfaces and can quickly peel, bubble, chip or flake off, making the surface look worse than before you started. This is why it’s important to use the right spray paint for plastic.  I’ve tested several different brands and …

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Modern Horizontal & Vertical Fence Design Ideas

Most people install a fence for privacy, defining property lines or keeping pets and children safe. However, fencing can also serve as an architectural piece that compliments the exterior of your home. Fencing can be made of wood, metal,  There are so many options and styles to consider outside of the basic designs from old. …

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