Music To Paint To

I could see the light at the end of the painting tunnel, and needed some extra inspiration for pushing forward. Right now, I am tackling the kitchen, which can be more tedious than the other rooms. I’ve also been working on some abstract art for the house, so having some good music to paint to never hurts. Whether you’ve got the rollers out and are changing an entire room, or just have some small canvas work to take care of, this playlist has plenty of feel-goods to keep you moving forward.

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House Update: Half Wall

There have been a ton of new projects around the house, but removing the half wall between the kitchen and living room has been a big one. If you are going to take on a similar task, make sure you are not taking down a load-bearing wall. It is your responsibility to have an engineer look at your home and get any necessary inspections done prior to a project of this size.

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How To Install a Clothes Rod

If you don’t know how to install a clothes rod, it is a simple process and comes in handy when you need a quick solution for hanging clothes. Simple brackets like the ones used in this project are cheap, and follow the same steps as a shelf installation. These are a temporary solution in my bedroom until I build something permanent in the closet.

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Spent Coffee Ground Uses – From Waste to Wonderful

If there is one thing you should know about me, it is that I like coffee. I like coffee a lot. I was once obsessed with the stuff, then found myself not drinking caffeine for a few years. My friend Will from Music That Is Good┬áreminded me of my coffee love last year, and the habit soon returned. If you’re powering through beans like I am, save your spent grounds! There are some great uses for them around the house.

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