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Pro Tips to Clean and Preserve Your Paint Tools

They say a tradesman is only as good as his (or her) tools, and when it comes to painting, there is no exception. Although more expensive in the initial outlay, good quality paint brushes and rollers can not only save money in the long run (even the cost of cheap paint brushes adds up when you need to buy new ones each and every time you start a new painting project) but they can also save time and frustration during the job. If you have ever had to carefully pick out stray paintbrush bristles from your freshly-painted wall, you will
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7 Amazing Storage Ideas You Need To Try

If you’ve ever been to IKEA, you know that innovative storage solutions can turn even the tiniest room into a brilliantly organised space without compromising on aesthetics.  As a passionate DIY-er, you’re probably always on the lookout for new ideas to improve your home and nudge comfort up a little.  We’ve gathered some inspo for your future projects! Here are 7 amazing storage ideas you need to try! 
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7 Brilliant Tile Combinations to Revamp Your Bathroom

Let’s face it: renovating a bathroom isn’t the most exciting project, especially if your budget isn’t generous enough to allow for major changes. With a bit of creativity, however, you can revamp your bathroom and make it look magazine-worthy without having to change everything. Now that makes you feel a bit excited, doesn’t it?  The tiles you choose can make or break the design of your bathroom. Most of the time, we’re quite conservative when choosing them – maybe because we know we can’t change them easily if we don’t like the result. Time to get out of your comfort
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All You Need To Know About Hardwood Floors

Choosing hardwood flooring for your home sounds like an exciting task, especially when compared to other aspects of renovation. It can be fun, but only if you get your facts straight and take all the necessary factors into consideration, like size, type of wood or cost.  Which one works best for your home? Let’s have a look at the different options and help you answer that question!
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Out with the old and in with the new: 3 Ways to revamp an old kitchen

Your kitchen is often the lifeblood of your house – its where our fave comfort meals are created; meaningful conversations are had, and quality time with loved ones are shared. It makes sense that you want your kitchen to be a stylish, functional centre point of your home. And often when you get into a new place, an outdated kitchen is the first thing you want to rip out and replace. You could end up spending thousands in renovations, but depending on how dated things are, some simple updates may make all the difference. Read on to find out the
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Make a DIY Wooden Phone Stand in 6 easy steps

Phone stands are a handy little fixture for your workspace. This cute work-of-art keeps your phone out of reach when you’re hard at work, but still remains visible and in its own designated area. This stand also comes in handy if you need to make a video call, charge your phone, or just like to keep your desk space looking tidy and cute. Today we share how to create your very own wooden phone stand with the best DIY products. Thanks to DIY expert Kirstie Lynn for the inspo! You can check out her full instructions here.
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