Family and Dining Rooms

How to Install Cable Lighting

Most of us live with the lighting our home came with. But when we show you how easy it is to change out a light fixture, you'll realize that you've literally been 'in the dark' for too long.

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How To Install a Dimmer Switch

If you've never had a dimmer switch on any of your lighting, you're in for a treat. This easy-to-install device will add ambiance to every room in your house.

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How To Build a Customized Wall Unit

See how we built a custom piece of furniture that served two purposes, shelving AND seating.

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How To Properly Paint a Red Wall

Like fashion, nothing makes a statement like red. But before you grab a paintbrush and that can of cherry, rust, or ruby, heed the story of this month's Jane-in-training, Jeryl.

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How to Winterize Your Windows

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How to Keep Your Windows From Letting In The Cold

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With the winter about to blow in, don't spend another year throwing money out the window. By sealing your windows before the season hits you'll keep warmer during those long winter months and cut your heating bills by more than 30%!

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Is Your Home In The Mood For Love?

When you are juggling long days at work, a family and social commitments, romance may be the last thing on your mind. See how a few minor changes at home might help get you in the mood.

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Keeping Your Family in Touch

Creating a family message center is a great idea for busy families on the go. This multi-functional space entails creating a "magnetic" chalkboard using specialized magnetic primer, chalkboard paint, and decorative molding.

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How To Install Shelving with Flair!

Shelving is a great way to add both functionality and charm to any room of your home. Wall shelves are perfect additions for helping you stay organized and showcasing your personal treasures.

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How to Install Carpet Tiles

Nothing looks worse than a carpet that has countless spills and years of caked on, crusty food and dirt. What to do? Carpet tiles may be just the solution.

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Painting Technique: Faux Leather

If adding some warmth and texture to a room or two is for you, than a faux-leather wall may be just the project. A fabulous looking faux-leather paint job is surprisingly easy to create with the right tools and a little direction. Even if you doubt your talent as a painter, it's easy to get a professional looking result with just a little effort. Read on to find out how to fool your friends with faux.

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