Modern living is all about living well on a budget. Why pay more if you dont have to? This is particularly true when it comes to home decorating and home repair. You dont need to be an expert handyman to tackle many of the tasks that arise day toMoreModern living is all about living well on a budget. Why pay more if you dont have to? This is particularly true when it comes to home decorating and home repair.
You dont need to be an expert handyman to tackle many of the tasks that arise day to day when you are living in an apartment or house.In this guide, the author offers suggestions as to how even busy moms and professional women can get started with great Do It Yourself (DIY) projects to repair or beautify your home.From painting to papering, re-upholstering to tiling, you can modernize, refurbish and renew your home, creating a whole new look and feel to a room, and adding value to your greatest investment: the home you own.No matter where you live, or what your budget, your home can become your palace once you are armed with your own tool kit and the knowledge needed to tackle the tasks on your to-do list.Nag no more.
Why wait for your partner to perform a particular chore, when you can do it yourself? If you are a single gal, why pay a pro a small fortune for simple jobs a smart woman like you can easily manage yourself?Successful DIY is all about being willing to learn and put in a bit of effort. If you are eager to improve the appearance of your home as you go about doing your spring-cleaning, or getting ready for the holidays, you can get started today.Discover the best ways to start on simple DIY projects that dont need to cost a lot, but can all add up to impressive results once you know how.
Save money and cross off all the chores on your to do list, and feel the great sense of accomplishment that comes with becoming a smart do-it-yourself mom and creating a lovely home that will impress any guest.Word Count=13,600=====TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTIONCHAPTER 1: PAINTING YOUR HOME YOURSELFCHAPTER 2: REFURBISHING YOUR UPHOLSTERYCHAPTER 3: UPDATING YOUR FIXTURESCHAPTER 4: HOW TO DEAL WITH WALLPAPERCHAPTER 5: HOW TO DEAL WITH CHAIR RAILS AND CROWN MOLDINGSCHAPTER 6: HOW TO USE TILE TO TRANSFORM YOUR HOMECHAPTER 7: EXTERIOR PROJECTS FOR DIY MOMSCHAPTER 8: HELPFUL HINTS FROM EXPERIENCED DIY MOMSCHAPTER 9: ORGANIZING YOUR PROJECTS: TURNING YOUR FANTASY HOME INTO A REALITYCHAPTER 10: OWNING THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE JOBCONCLUSIONFURTHER READING=====ABOUT THE AUTHORCarolyn Stone is one of the main editors and writers for the Guru-Goddess.com website, by women, for women, about women, and the author of over four dozen health and self-help titles.