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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!

General Finishes Gel Stain: Kitchen Cabinet Makeover

General Finishes Gel Stain: Kitchen Cabinet Makeover Are you thinking about refinishing your kitchen cabinets, but don’t want to spend the time stripping and sanding the old finish off? I have the perfect solution! General Finishes Gel Stain can give your kitchen cabinets a fresh look. Oh, and make sure to follow us on Pinterest! …

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A Complete Buyer’s Guide To: Types of Paint

A Complete Buyer’s Guide to Types of Paint Walk into any hardware store, and you’ll be overwhelmed with the number of options in the paint department. There are many different types of paint. Today’s paint options consist of oil bases, water bases, and oil-modified bases. In addition, paint sheen is an important factor to consider …

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Safe Green Cleaning Recipes

Safe Green Cleaning Recipes Most cleaning products contain various chemical ingredients such as detergents, disinfectants, surfactants, solvents, corrosion inhibitors, fragrances, and preservatives. Some of these chemicals are classified as corrosives, irritants, sensitizers, carcinogens, or neurotoxic agents. These can be harmful to your health and the environment. Cleaning manufactures are required by the EPA to list …

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