Improve Your Home With These Ideas

Improve Your Home With These Ideas

1.Refresh your rooms with paint

Painting your walls can give them a burst of depth or wash away your decorating sins with virgin white. That's the power of a coat of paint. It rearranges your reality. Which is why it's one of the most common DIY home-improvement jobs.
There is more to painting a good job than simply slathering color on the wall. Find out how to paint the walls like a pro in just one weekend, from the first scratch of the pole sander to the final feather of the brush.

2.The Easy Way to Add Crown Molding

The most popular remodeling project is crown molding because it adds charm and value to a home rather than because people enjoy fussing over the corners. Fortunately, there's an easy way to avoid miter-saw frustration.
A lightweight polystyrene foam that's coated in hard plaster gives your room an elegant lookin just a weekend. No coping, no tricky angles, and ragged joints will disappear with a dab of mud.

3.Rewire a Vintage Entry Lantern

Many hanging lanterns of the first half of the 20th century looked as if they were crafted by blacksmiths rather than machines.
It's easy to restore a vintage lantern once you've gotten the parts. If you've scored one at a yard sale or stashed one in the attic, you can invite guests in by bringing it back into service.
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