Turn an Old Pair of Ice Skates or Boots into Beautiful Christmas Decorations!

Christmas the Purple Stilleto Way The First Appearance of Red Ranger! Thanks to guest blogger, the Purple Stilleto for this post! She lives a comic book life of adventuring and …
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Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets in 6 Steps!

Did you know that the average cost of remodeling your kitchen is right around $20,000? Yes, $20,000. That’s a significant amount of money. So significant, in fact, that it means …
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How to Paint and Distress Crown Royal Bottles

So, what does The Purple Stiletto do with things that most people would throw away? Get creative, of course! I was presented with some clear glass bottles, the contents having …
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Deck Staining Tools: What’s Better, What’s Best?

When it comes to applying stain or sealer to your deck, there are a wide variety of tools and applicators available. But which tools work the best? Which ones do …
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How Do I Clean an Old, Gray Deck?

“We just bought a new house and the deck looks terrible!  It’s gray and faded. How do we get it ready for a new coat of stain?” This is a …
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The Eyebrow Incident

The wheels started to come off right away this morning when I moved a little slower than normal while getting ready. A little delay here, a little delay there and …
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