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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!

Food Safe wood stain

A Complete Guide to Food Safe Wood Stain and Sealers

During my time as a paint department manager, I had many customers ask me what type of food safe wood stain and sealer would best for things like butcher blocks, cutting boards, salad bowls, wooden utensils etc. According to George Snyder, a Product Manager with Woodcraft, “all finishes made after 1972 are food-safe when cured …

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7 Paint Products You Won’t Want to Paint Without

If you’re looking to make your next painting project quick and easy, these 7 products are must haves! I’ve tried and tested each of the products below as well as many other paint products. I’ve chosen these 7 items specifically because I use them all of them when I’m painting.  Handy Paint Cup There are …

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