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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10 Tools Every New Homeowner Should Have

When moving into a new home, you want some basic tools around the house. Even if you don’t plan on any major renovations, you’re going to run into situations where you wish you had some basic tools. If you are planning on renovation work, you definitely want these items around. Without them, you may find yourself learning what it is like to break a water line, but not have the tools to fix the leak or shut off the main. That’s a story for another time…

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