Easy DIY Picture Rail
Want an easy and affordable way to bring architectural character to your home? This simple DIY molding project fits the bill.room. This project uses standard trim boards that you'll find at any home improvement store . The first step is to paint the wall. If you want a two toned look like we did choose two paint colors from the paint chip. We recommend using semi gloss paint. Then determine how high you want the picture rail to hit. Paint the darker color above that point and the lighter color below it. Once the walls are dry, measure the length and height of each wall and not the measurements. Measure and mark where the picture rail will hit on the painted wall [MUSIC] Then determine the amount of space you want between each of the vertical boards and mark that on the wall. Choose a width that allows you to mark the walls into equal parts. Next, determine the different sizes of trim boards you will use for this project. For this wall, we used 1 x 6's for the base and crown molding . The picture rail and the vertical boards are 1 x 4's. The top ledge of the picture rail, also called a cap,
Boy's Room Ideas: Space-Themed Decorating
Launch your child's space-themed bedroom into orbit with these cosmically cool decorating ideas.
DIY Kid's Room Ideas
No need to spend a fortune on kid's room decor. Try these creative DIY ideas for a fresh dose of personality that won't break the bank!create a larger rug at a fraction of the cost. Create an eye catching desk by cutting a round tabletop in half and mounting it to the wall. Selfish corbels support Tweet and added architectural flair.
Creative Kid's Storage Room Tricks
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How to Freeze Green Beans
Preserve the crisp fresh green beans from your garden or local farmers market with this nifty tutorial on freezing green beans.1-1/2 to 2-1/2 pounds green beans makes a quart. Cut off ends. Cut into 1 inch pieces. Blanch for 3 minutes. Drain. Label with contents and date. Fill
How to Freeze Tomatoes
Tomatoes have a short shelf life…unless you freeze them. Here's a helpful visual guide to prepping and freezing your gorgeous tomatoes.The X allows for expansion and helps loosen the skin. Immerse in boiling water for 1-2 minutes. When cool, peel of skins. Cut into quarters. Lightly crush by hand. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer
Canning Basics: The Key Steps of Canning Food
Fear not! Canning is easier than you think and is a great way to preserve in-season produce. Just follow our steps and must-know tips.as bubbles are released, add more hot liquid. Wipe rims with damp paper towel . Use magnetic want to remove lids from saucepan. Place lids on jars. Screw on bands. Tip: Tighten by hand to ensure the
Girl's Room Decorating Ideas
Jump-start your little girl's bedroom decorating scheme with these ideas for a sweet retreat.
How to Cook Green Beans
Check out our four methods for cooking fresh green beans. Each is a cinch, ensuring that you'll want to serve green beans to your family tonight.
Makeup for Downturned Eyes
Curl lashes. Apply neutral shadow across entire lid. Draw on eyeliner, and flick the end upward, cat-eye style. Smudge shadow toward the tail end of the brows. Finish with mascara.