DIY Vintage-Inspired Toolbox from Ella Claire blog

DIY Vintage-Inspired Toolbox from Ella Claire blog

DIY hanging plant project with National Hardware swivel bracket

DIY hanging plant project with National Hardware swivel bracket

if you're building a room from the studs out this is a great article about remembering all of the different layers of construction and taking them into account when taking all of your measurements.  all DIYers should pin for reference.

if you're building a room from the studs out this is a great article about remembering all of the different layers of construction and taking them into account when taking all of your measurements. all DIYers should pin for reference.

#DIY Outdoor #pizzaoven! #roundboy.  We saved at least $5,000 doing this ourselves.  If we can do it, so can you!

DIY Outdoor pizza oven! - Debbiedoo's

#DIY Outdoor #pizzaoven! #roundboy. We saved at least $5,000 doing this ourselves. If we can do it, so can you!

Use cornstarch to attach lace on the window. Easy on, easy off.

She Is Literally Painting Cornstarch On Her Window But The Result Is Gorgeous! - Page 2 of 2

I did a bunch of googling and the consensus for testing oil vs. latex is this:  Apply a small amount of denatured alcohol to a cotton ball. Rub the coton ball onto the painted surface. If the surface is latex, the paint will rub off onto the cotton ball. If it is oil-based, no paint will come off. Touch the area. If it feels tacky, the paint is latex and not oil-based. (Source)

I did a bunch of googling and the consensus for testing oil vs. latex is this: Apply a small amount of denatured alcohol to a cotton ball. Rub the coton ball onto the painted surface. If the surface is latex, the paint will rub off onto the cotton ball. If it is oil-based, no paint will come off. Touch the area. If it feels tacky, the paint is latex and not oil-based. (Source)

credit: Kate Pruitt [http://www.designsponge.com/2012/08/diy-project-recycled-leather-wood-shelf.html]

Make It: DIY Upcycled Leather and Wood Shelf

credit: Kate Pruitt [http://www.designsponge.com/2012/08/diy-project-recycled-leather-wood-shelf.html]

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