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How to display Boy Scout patch collection

Boy Scouts 100 years celebration during 2010 [donate2] Things Needed • Boy Scout patch collection • Colored foam core poster board • Box cutter or mat knife • Small map pins • Digital camera or cell phone with camera • Wood frame with non-glare... More

How to become a guerrilla gardener

Guerrilla gardening is about transforming neglected urban spaces by illicitly working the soil and adding plants and flowers to reclaim them back into the public domain. There are many networks of guerrilla gardeners in many cities throughout the world, in fact there is a good chance one or two... More

How to create a wall that looks like marble

Faux marble is easily done with a rag and some paint If you are looking for a way to dress up a wall, but you hate the repetition of wallpaper, try using a faux marble technique. With a rag or two and a little bit of paint, you can change a drab wall into something beautiful. The marble look... More

How to increase your lawn mower’s fuel efficiency

While your lawn mower will never use anywhere near as much gasoline as your car or truck will, it can still consume gas at a high rate -- often much higher than necessary. If you don't mind getting your hands a little dirty, there are several steps you can take to increase the fuel efficiency of... More

How to decorate a mudroom

Decorating for practicality. One thing is sure. No matter how clean your family's shoes or boots were when they went out, they won't be that clean when they come home. The idea of a mudroom is to give the family somewhere apart from the hallway to take off those dirty boots, overcoats, anoraks,... More

How to remove vinyl wallpaper

Removing vinyl wallpaper Vinyl wallpaper has resistance to water, which makes it a good choice for walls that need to be cleaned. The same reason that makes vinyl wallpaper so durable, and cleanable, can also make it harder to remove. Don’t dismay, it is easier to remove vinyl wallpaper... More

How to install a GFCI receptacle

Wiring a GFCI receptacle: The basics Wiring a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter receptacle isn't all that different from hooking up a level-1 49-cent outlet. There are a couple of key differences, but the protection against deadly shocks is well worth the effort. The National Electrical Code (NEC)... More

How to use feng shui to set up your bedroom

Positive chi in the bedroom The literal translation of feng shui is wind and water. Feng shui is the ancient Chinese science of balancing the energy in your life and in your home. It will bring peace and well being into your life and your enviornment. Every room in the home can... More

How to decorate on a small budget

Add impact to your rooms with inexpensive decorating tips When times are tough and the economy is not doing so well, most people try hard to eliminate or reduce excess, unnecessary spending. Still, the look of your apartment or house may need a lift. You can redecorate on a small budget, usually... More

How to set the time on a Sharp Carousel microwave

Resetting the clock on a Sharp Carousel microwave is an easy task to do. Whether you just bought the microwave, or you recently experienced a power outage, or you want to adjust for Daylight Savings Time, you can set the time on the microwave in just a few simple... More