Making ice with an ice cube tray is easy enough, but, did you know that concrete objects is nearly as easy? With a single silicone ice cube mold, you can make a variety of useful objects for the home. Read on for step-by-step instructions on how to do it!
I was inspired by this professionally designed living room and wanted to make changes similar in mine. Molding can transform a bland wall into a showpiece, creating several interesting focal points throughout the room. So today, I'm sharing a quick guide to this inexpensive way of changing a space.
I'm all about inexpensive updates around the house. They are far more justifiable and brag-worthy, in my opinion! Take this faux transom as an example- more light, more architectural detail, and more brownie points. See how easily it was done!
Got flat doors? Want a little enhancement? Check out Ron Hazelton’s tutorial on DIY door augmentation. It’s a relatively simple process that gives slab doors a recessed panel look. Note: Ron assumes some woodworking ability for the DIYer; however, it’s still a nice tutorial.
An alternative to Ron's molding idea is to apply (with finish nails) recessed door panels directly to the flat door for a dimensional look. Recessed panels are often sold at...
Recently, a fellow Curblier posted a question about painting natural wood interior trim. With several total house remodels under our belts we’ve been faced with a lot of ugly molding. Some of it we’ve replaced, some we’ve refinished and some we’ve painted. Along the way, we’ve come up with a few rules that work for us. I thought I’d pass them along.
Rule #1: If the molding is in bad condition, you paint it. But be aware that painting a thousand...