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How to paint a room

Learn how to paint a wall, trim and ceilings. We also have tips on planning for a paint project, tips on paint prep, buying paint, using paint tools and cleaning up afterwards. We’ll share techniques for cutting in, using a roller and painting trim. Save Item Send to a FriendPrint Tools & Materials Tools 5-in-1 Tool Buckets Small Paint Bucket for Trim Drop Cloths – plastic and canvas Glass Jars or Metal Containers for Clean-up Ladder Paint Brushes Plastic Putty Knife Rags Roller Covers and Frame Roller Extension Pole Paint…

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Boot and shoe drying racks

Create a place where soggy and slushy footwear can drip dry. Tools & Materials Tools Table saw or circular saw (optional) Drill press or drill and 1-inch spade bit 120-grit and 180-grit sandpaper Square Wood glue Materials 3 – 1-in x 48-in round poplar dowels, #19386 2 x 6 x 96 softwood board Valspar Duramax exterior paint, quart, Ultra White (#7006-24) Items may be Special Order in some stores. Product costs, availability, and item numbers may vary online or by market. Paint colors may vary slightly from those shown. Availability…

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Laundry room storage baskets

Mounted wicker baskets provide easy-to-reach storage and make more efficient use of the laundry room’s space, where they provide convenient access to laundry supplies. Best of all, doing it yourself is as easy as 1-2-3. Tools and Materials Tools Nail Hammer Drill Screw Materials 4 wicker baskets (#320921) 2 pine boards (#1206) 8 cup hooks (#58448) Items may be Special Order in some stores. Product costs, availability, and item numbers may vary online or by market. Paint colors may vary slightly from those shown. Availability varies by market for lumber…

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Dowel photo holder

Make these simple photo holders by the dozens to decorate any room with your favorite images. Tools & Materials Tools Miter box and handsaw or mitersaw Utility knife 120-grit sandpaper Tape measure Materials 1/2-in x 20-ft electrical tape, pack of 6, #291607 1/2-in x 48-in poplar round dowel, #19382 1-in x 48-in poplar round dowel, #19386 Items may be Special Order in some stores. Product costs, availability, and item numbers may vary online or by market. Missing anything? Shop Online Instructions Step 1 Cut pairs of dowels 3 inches longer…

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Interior paint ideas and schemes from the color wheel

When you’re decorating your home, choosing the right paint colors is the most important decision you’ll make. Thousands of combinations are possible, but by having a basic understanding of color you can create a scheme you love. Save Item Send to a FriendPrint Basic Color Terms The Color WheelThe color wheel identifies color families and how they relate to each other. Read more about the Color Wheel. Primary ColorsAll colors, with the exception of white, come from primary colors. Blue, yellow and red are the primary colors; combinations of these…

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Paint your home’s exterior

You can easily upgrade your curb appeal with a fresh coat of paint on your home’s exterior. Use this helpful how-to guide to learn about priming the outside of your home, application techniques and problem-solving. Save Item Send to a FriendPrint Paint Primer A primer will help paint adhere to the surface, providing a more uniform appearance. Use a primer when painting over new wood, bare wood, or repainting over existing bright or dark colors. Primer Buying Guide Getting Started Complete exterior repair and preparation. See Prepare Your House for…

postheadericon Wall-mounted shelf with storage

Wall-mounted shelf with storage

This easy-to-build wall shelf can be used for books or a creative place for a flat-panel TV. Tools and Materials Tools Miter saw Cordless drill and driver bits Tape measure Carpenter’s square Hammer or compressor and brad nailer Random-orbit sander and 120-grit sanding discs Level Stud finder Fine-grit sanding sponge Painter’s tape Materials See Project Diagram for lumber required 6-in angle braces 2-in flathead wood screws (verify the screws match the holes in the angle braces you purchase) 5/8-in long flathead wood screws (verify the screws match the holes in…

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Sculpted caulk christmas tree

Looking like frosting on a cake, these tabletop Christmas trees will never go stale. One tube of caulk makes two trees in your choice of styles. Tools & Materials Tools Circle compass (optional) Utility or crafts knife Straightedge or ruler Masking tape White poster board Disposable gloves Caulking gun Disposable plastic knife, fork, and spoon Glitter (optional) Materials White latex caulk, 10.1 ounces, #219873 Masking tape, #168603 Items may be Special Order in some stores. Product costs, availability, and item numbers may vary online or by market. Paint colors may…

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Photo wall art

Turn a photo into a piece of wall art by enlarging it. Download our photo to use in your kitchen, or use these steps for enlarging your own. Tools and Materials Tools Measuring Tape Materials Frame Digital Photograph Items may be Special Order in some stores. Product costs, availability, and item numbers may vary online or by market. Paint colors may vary slightly from those shown. Availability varies by market for lumber species and sizes. Missing anything? Shop Online Project Resources Onion Photo Instructions Step 1 Measure the blank wall…

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Install cabinet organizers

Make your kitchen more efficient by installing cabinet organizers near work areas. Our guide shows how to install slide-out organizers, a slide-out trash can and a door-mount trash can. Save Item Send to a FriendPrint Tools & Materials Tools Level Tape Measure Cordless Screwdriver Pencil Materials Cabinet Organizer Kit Product costs, availability and item numbers may vary online or by market. Missing anything? Shop Online Make a Storage Plan Step 1 Identify storage problems such as messy stacks of pot and pans, an out-of-the-way trash can or packaged foods in…