Guest Groups: Spring for Fabulous Flower Vases

With spring right around the corner, I have flowers on my head! I like to find beautiful and unique vessels for holding my crops, herbs, orchids and blossoms. Here’s a selection of a few of my favorite choices for showing freshly cut borders and flowers. — Candice in The Design Boards Jamali Floral & Garden […]

Guest Picks: Hot Air Balloons Assist Decor Soar

Hot air balloons are easy to incorporate into any decor and a burgeoning trend. It is possible to discover balloon-themed items from all time periods, from the Victorian era to the ’50s release of Round the World in 80 Days, more mod styling of the ’60s and ’70s and the way to today. Though a […]

How to Remove Old Wax Off Tile Flooring

Though most tile does not require waxing to maintain its shine and look, linoleum and some kinds of vinyl may require it. Frequent cleaning is essential to prevent dirt and stains from building up in the wax coating. Aged wax can turn yellow and look dull or dirty, despite the best care and maintenance. When […]

The Ideal Way to Seal Eucalyptus Wood

Eucalyptus — or simply,”lyptus,” as it is usually known by woodworkers — has become widely used for flooring, cabinets and any other program where hardwood is needed. It is dark reddish, exceptionally tight-grained and strong. But it’s an Achilles heel; it is full of resin that prevents complete from functioning properly. However there are ways […]

How to Place the Shine Back in Kitchen Cabinets

Prepare your kitchen cabinet to get a fresh look by eliminating particles and dirt stuck into your cabinets’ exterior, while paying attention to the materials and current condition of the cabinets. A wood surface revealing signs of flaking or discoloration may require a refinishing project to prevent additional damage to the timber. Use a spray […]

The Way to Get Oil and Dirt From Bedsheets

Dirt and oil build up on sheets from contact with hair and body care products, natural skin oils and normal sweating that happens while you’re sleeping, tossing and turning. Proceed to bed with clean skin and hair free from greasy lotions, cosmetics and products to maintain sheets cleaner between washings, but maintenance for your sheets […]

Can Cedar Siding That's Painted Be Stripped & Stained?

Many homeowners prefer the rich, natural appearance of timber as an alternative — particularly when the timber delivers the rustic aesthetics of cedar while paint offers long-lasting and durable protection for timber siding. Stripping all of the paint from cedar that was formerly painted may be a chore, but employing an or NMP, chemical stripper […]

How to Wash and Restore a Worn Fiberglass Shower Base

Freestanding showers — especially in old homes and apartment complexes — often comprise fiberglass showers pans. These one-piece plastic bases, made from glass fibers embedded in resin and covered with a shiny gel coat, take less labor and time to install than grout and tile. But with use and age they become stained using soap […]

Spraying Roses With Hairspray

There aren’t many things as lovely and romantic as a new bouquet of roses, whether straight from your garden or received as a gift. It would be great to store them in your home forever, but new roses may be an expensive thing to replace every couple of weeks. Turn those new blooms into dried […]

White Cherry Tree Flowers

A planting of flowering cherry trees (Prunus spp.) In spring is a breathtaking and inspiring sight. Masses of white or pink blooms, often aromatic, cap the branches, using pink cultivars more numerous than white ones. Oriental flowering cherries developed in Asia, particularly in Japan, where it’s Japan’s national emblem. Flowering cherries were gathered from Japan […]

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