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How to Fold a T-Shirt
Learn how to fold T-shirts neatly and keep them wrinkle-free with these simple tricks.between the shoulder and the neck. Now, pinch halfway down with your left hand . Cross your right hand over your left to pinch the hem. Now, pick up the shirt and pull your left hand through, uncrossing your arms. Now, drag the shirt along the table to straighten out the sleeve and flip one side over the
How to Install Laminate Floors
Give your floors a new look by installing laminate flooring. Learn how with these step-by-step instructions.- Laminate flooring is beautiful and affordable. Here are five tips to show you how to install laminate flooring like a pro. First, get the right tools for the job. You'll need a handsaw, carpenter's square level, pencil, pull bar, pry bar, utility knife , safety equipment, spacing blocks, tape measure , hammer, rubber mallet, tapping block and finishing nails. Calculate the room's square footage to determine how much flooring you'll need. Do this by multiplying the room's length by its width. Purchase at least 10% more flooring to ensure you have enough. A melamine backing is important for moisture resistance and stability. To save time, look for laminate with under laminate already attached. An aluminum oxide top coat helps protect against wear. Once the laminate planks have acclimated to the room for 48 hours, begin installation following thethe floor and the wall. Now that you know how to install laminate flooring , you can add this beautiful and durable material to any room of your home.
How to Stencil
Stencil your walls for an easy decorating update. Here's how to stencil and bring pattern to your walls.
How to Paint Furniture
Painting furniture gives an old piece a new look. Here's how to paint furniture and get great results.paint, such as this wood table, a drop cloth, safety mask, fine grit sandpaper , tack cloth, a small paint brush , a medium paint brush , paint stick, primer and interior latex paint. Lightly sand the entire surface, and wipe it down with a tack cloth. Wear a
How to Gold Leaf
Add shimmer to your decor by learning how to gold leaf. This easy DIY technique can be used on many surfaces. See how it's done!-Learn how to gold leaf and add sparkle to your décor with this easy technique. Here's what you'll need: the object you'd like to gold leaf . We're using a vase, a top cloth, gold leaf adhesive, 2 foam brushes, gold leaf sealer and sheets of gold or silver leaf. Prep the vase. Wipe off dust with the top cloth. Apply a thin, even coat of adhesive with the foam brush. Let it sit for 30 minutes or until the surface is tacky and the adhesive changes from white to clear. Carefully apply gold leaf to the object's surface with your fingers. Gently rub the gold leaf into place with your finger or foam brush. Continue these steps until the surface is covered overlapping sheets if necessary. When the entire surface is covered in gold leaf , use a foam brush to remove excess flakes. To finish, seal the surface and let it dry for at least 5 hours. You can gold leaf many ceramic, paper, glass and wood surfaces. Get ready to shine.
How to Paint a Room
Painting is one of the easiest ways to bring color to your decor. Here's how to paint a room like a pro.First, get the right tools for the job. Most paint jobs require damp cloth , painter's tape, 5-in-1 tool or putty knife , 2-inch angle sash brush, a 3-inch brush, a roller and roller pan. Use synthetic roller covers and brushes with dense nylon bristles when using latex paint. Use thicker rollers for more textured surfaces. Determine how many gallons of paint you'll need. Measure and add up the total width of the walls then multiply it by wall height. Next, divide by the number of square-feet the gallon of paint will cover which is typically 350. A good paint job starts with good prep work. Wipe the walls with the damp cloth then let them dry. Then, apply painter's tape in short sections to the ceiling, baseboards and trim. Seal the edges with the 5-in-1 tool or putty knife . Load a small amount of paint unto a 2-inch brush to outline the walls and ceiling. Start painting by cutting in corners
How to Spray Paint a Chair
Refresh a wood chair with spray paint. Here’s how to complete this easy decorating project that will give old furniture new life.for longer periods of time. Apply 2 to 3 thin coat of spray paint . Complete 1 entire coat including all the details and the underside before starting the next. Allow to dry completely between coats. See
How to Spray Paint
A can of spray paint can transform almost any object. Here's how to spray paint and add fresh color to your decor.paint almost anything. You'll need an item to paint. We'll use a terra cotta garden pot, a drop cloth, a microfiber cloth, a safety mask, gloves, goggles, a can of spray paint and something to hold
How to Iron-On Transfer
Using iron transfer paper, you can customize totes, pillows and more. Learn how to iron-on transfer with these simple steps.Personalize a fabric item such as this tote bag , or a T-shirt, or pillow cover with your favorite photo using this simple Iron-On Transfer Method. Here's how. Gather your materials: a fabric item (we used a tote bag ), your image printed on transfer paper, and a piece of cardboard. Print your image onto iron-on transfer paper. Be sure you loadcold delicate cycle. Don't put your bag in the dryer. Your new tote bag is ready to use.
How to Photo Transfer
Use favorite photos in your home's decor. Learn how to photo transfer with this crafty DIY project.piece, an image printed in reverse from a laser printer at a copy shop , gel medium, a foam brush, a spoon, water, a rag, and clear sealer. Brush a thin layer of gel medium on top