Tag: decor

Light-up Jack O’ Lantern Totem

It's almost time for everyone's favorite holiday. No, not Christmas. I'm talking about Halloween! The one day of the year that it's socially acceptable to dress in ridiculous costumes and collect exorbitant amounts of candy from strangers. The only thing more fun than going out on Halloween is decorating for it. Whether you like to keep it light and breezy with smiling jack-o-lanterns, or go hardcore with a (hopefully) staged murder scene, Halloween lets us flex our creative muscles more than any other holiday. In keeping with a more family-friendly decorating process, Cathi over at Scratch and Stitch created this awesome totem pole of glowing…

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How to Find the Studs in Your Wall Without a Stud Finder

"The wall is solid."300 (2006) So, you want to hang that new family photo in the living room, or set up that fancy mirror you got for a steal at your neighbor's garage sale. If the picture frame is light enough, you can probably get away with hanging it wherever it looks good, but most of the time you're going to need to find a stud. And no, I don't mean a tall, dark, handsome man who can solve all of your household problems with a Colgate smile. I'm talking about the vertical wood framing that holds up your entire house. Those things are pretty…

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