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PRACTICAL TIPS FOR HOME IMPROVEMENT DIY-ERS AND CRAFT ENTHUSIASTS

Wood Dye – A Popular Wood Finishing Technique

wood dye and how it can be used

When it comes to wood coloring and finishing techniques, a lot of people often get confused between the terms wood dye and wood stain. Most people are familiar with the latter term, but not so much with the former. Others use both the terms interchangeably. However, there are many differences between wood dye and wood … Read more

Refinish Wood Stairs without Sanding – Make Your Stairs Look Brand New

Sanding is not necessary to stain the wooden stairs

When left unattended for a long time, wood stairs can leave big, blotchy marks that are extremely unpleasant to the eye. Some people paint their staircases in different colors, which also tend to leave a mark behind. If you have recently come across a staircase with ugly blotches, don’t worry. You don’t have to strip … Read more

Don’t Stress! Distressing Wood Is Easy With These Tools

I just love the look of distressed wood. It looks worn-in, rustic, and really does wonders when it comes to adding character and texture to any home. And through all of my DIY projects, I’ve learned that it’s just as much fun to distress wood yourself as it is to decorate with! And with the … Read more

MDF VS Wood Baseboards

My husband and I have been helping my brother prep his home for move-in. We’ve had a lot of busy weekends full of carpentry work and DIYs, but that’s just how we like it and the house is looking absolutely incredible so far. The next project on our list is to replace the wood baseboards … Read more

Age New Wood With These Two Ingredients (vinegar and steel)

Do you love the look of aged wood? Don’t know how to find someone to age new wood for you? Did you know that you can age new wood yourself? The process is simple. Head to your pantry in search of two items that you probably already have: vinegar and steel wool. With only these … Read more