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Learn all about joining wood planks for a tabletop! It’s easier than it might sound, and it’s a skill that can help you make beautiful furniture. How to join wood planks together for a tabletop I’m working on building a new coffee table for my living room right now. We’ve been using a painted trunk …

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Learn how to make a hanging indoor garden with my tutorial! Learn how to make a hanging indoor garden This project started out as a hanging herb garden, not a hanging cactus/succulent garden. I’ve wanted to have a garden for a long time now. Unfortunately, apartment living and no convenient community gardens leaves me with …

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Learn how to reupholster a lampshade to perk up an old lamp! How to reupholster a lampshade Guess what sucks about rental apartments? Aside from having neighbors on four sides, rental apartments don’t have much—if any—overhead lighting. Which is pretty terrible. I’ve always wondered why that is. Apparently, the National Electric Code requires a switched …

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This article offers tips for hanging shades without damaging walls using the DIY insulated blackout shades I made as an example. Let’s chat about hanging shades without damaging walls There are a bunch of different options for hanging shades and curtains, whether they are DIY or store-bought window treatments. We mounted a curtain rod with hardware …

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