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Repairing the Lens on a Solar Light I love solar lights and have used them for years! The light adds a warm ambiance to the outdoors and is so welcoming. The only problem is that the lens on the top Read more…


How to Replace a Light Socket I love refurbishing lamps! Some of the lamps I find are very old (and so is the wiring), and some of the lamps just need a new socket. In this tutorial, I will share Read more…


Easy to Build Open Chunky Shelving When we converted the spare bedroom into a kitchen after the tree fell on the house, we reused the old lower cabinets and countertop, but didn’t want to use the upper cabinets in fear Read more…


How to Use a Countertop Coating to Update a Kitchen or Bathroom When I remodeled my kitchen and bathrooms the first time, I built custom countertops for each space. Eventually, it was time for a change and I discovered a Read more…


How to Build an Interior Slab Door I live in a manufactured home where the doors are not a standard height. When I needed a new door for the bathroom (because I used the old one to make a fabulous Read more…


An Easy Way to Hang a Wall Shelf Hanging shelves is not always a fun task – especially for me… If I don’t use a level, that shelf is all sorts of crooked! When we found a really awesome wall Read more…


How to Install an Outdoor Sink Faucet So, I’ve already shared how I built my own DIY outdoor sink. Now, I will share how to install the outdoor sink faucet and connect it to the outdoor faucet! It is such an Read more…


I know some of you are saying,”Laminate? On a countertop? Doesn’t that go on the floor? She must be crazy!” No, I’m not talking about laminate flooring, I’m talking about laminate for a countertop (the crazy part is still up Read more…


A Simple Guide on How To Install Kitchen Cabinets We are finally at the point in the Rebel house where we can install kitchen cabinets! Matt and I have waited for this for what seems to be ages… We built Read more…


How to Build Table Legs or Posts from 2x4s A while back, I mentioned my friends, Chris and Elizabeth, who had an awesome idea using 2×4 lumber to make posts. I love this idea and decided to make the legs Read more…

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