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YOUR PANDEMIC DIY: Potted Vegetable Garden

PROJECT: Potted Vegetable Garden by Hannah Emmerson GARDEN TYPE: The first thing I did when my job was laid off was to head to the nearest garden store and panic buy seeds to start a garden. I tried to only buy the seeds for plants that I couldn’t readily germinate from my weekly groceries. As long as you buy organic you can regrow things like tomato’s, squash, and even celery, spring onions,...

HOME IMPROVEMENT: Garden Style

How to start your garden and improve your home and your FOOD! There’s nothing more DIY than growing your own food! This global pandemic has brought to light our lack of food security and preparedness so with all this free time on our hands now is the perfect time to take control and get in the garden. As any seasoned gardener will tell you, gardening is always a learning experience and like with...

BS&R How To: Get creative with your furniture

In case your significant other hasn’t already told you politely, we will: Just because you saw it on a DIY Pinterest page doesn’t mean it’s easy to recreate! Don’t misinterpret us, we very much enjoy when people get their hands dirty and attempt to build or refinish their furniture. Some of our clients have hidden woodworking talents that are only expressed during rare moments of free time blended...

DIY HACKS

Walnuts to fix wood scratches Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your wood furniture can disguise dings and scrapes. Ice Cube Magic Place an ice cube on a carpet indentation and Let it melt. Once the carpet is wet, use your fingers to fluff the flbers and the carpet back to normal. Wine Rack Genius Wine racks make great towel holders and provide an interesting look in your bathroom. Flip Flop...

Why DIY? The Pros & Cons

A few weeks ago my partner and I spend hours at first the hardware store and then back at home trying to fix our dishwasher connection to our sink. Dismantling both, sizing parts, and doing some serious math and problem solving to create a fix that actually (and surprisingly) works. Another time my partner insisted he could build his own ramp & stairway for our cats to climb rather than simply buy...

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