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How to Paint a Door to Boost Your Curb Appeal

When one door opens, you meet a friend! I met Katie when placing an order for vinyl house numbers. I originally wanted them for my door but it didn't work out (my doors have windows and it just wasn't going to look right) but I had to use my cute numbers somewhere! So I used them on my flower pots and get so many kind comments. :) In our subdivision, lots of houses round here look pretty similar. So, Memorial Day I treated myself to a pretty curb appeal project by painting my front door. I'll tell you right now, I'm not a professional, but I got the job done. And I think it looks lots better than the original. If you want to do the same, here's what I did: Start with an ordinary boring door that looks like everyone else's. Check. Clean said door thoroughly with soapy water. Take an exacto blade and clean any bug guts, mud, or any other gross stuff off. If you've put any vinyl on your door previously, use your blade to remove it, and get some

Glass Furniture, Mirrored Furniture, Modern Venetian Mirrors

Glass Furniture, Mirrored Furniture, Modern Venetian Mirrors - A mirror by the front door is handy for checking one's hair is tidy, of course. But mirrors are far more than simple looking-glasses; used imaginatively, they can create the illusion of space or camouflage less-than-perfect features. Glass is hugely versatile and can also be surprisingly tough. Mirrored furniture, fire-surrounds, and even glass floors can add a clean, elegant sparkle to a room. A mirror by the front door is handy for checking one's hair is tidy, of course. But mirrors are far more than simple looking-glasses; used imaginatively, they can create the illusion of space or camouflage less-than-perfect features. Glass is hugely versatile and can also be surprisingly tough. Mirrored furniture, fire-surrounds, and even glass floors can add a clean, elegant sparkle to a room. Martin, managing director of Chandeliersandmirrors.co.uk, says that this versatility means he might be working on a loft apart

Bathroom Wall Mirrors

Bathroom Wall Mirrors If your bathroom is in need of an update and you are looking for inexpensive ways to reinvigorate the space, consider adding a frame to your mirror. Most of us have a boring sheet glass mirror hanging on the wall, yet it serves as the focal point of our bathroom. What can you do to add some pizazz to this important bathroom fixture? You could pull it down and purchase a framed mirror to hang in its place, but that leads to the expense of removal and disposal. Furthermore there's the cost to fix the paint or wallpaper behind the mirror. Why not frame the existing mirror to give it a custom look found in high-end homes and design magazines? Framing a mirror can be easily handled by anyone from the do-it-yourselfer to the husband or wife that's all thumbs. Depending on your skill level and budget, there are several ways to complete a mirror framing project: For those that want professional help, a carpenter or cabinet builder is a great place to start. W