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How to Replace a Ceiling Fan Light Socket

Changing out your fan's light socket is quick and easy.

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Wiring a Ceiling Fan With Two Switches

One job that you can do at home without hiring an electrician is wiring a ceiling fan.

How to Make a Resin TableTop

Resin is something that can add a lot of durability to your tabletop.

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How to Hang a Shadow Box

A shadow box is a great way to display a small piece of artwork or a small picture. Shadow boxes are

How To Make Homemade Floating Corner Shelves

Corner shelves add a finished look to any room while providing additional storage and preventing built-up clutter.

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How to Refinish a Wood Room Divider

Dividers can be an elegant way to break up a large room.

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Dwell on Design 2013: Things I Saw That You Want

Highlights from the largest design event in America.

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Build a Shadow Box for a Sports Jersey

Keep that jersey safe in an easy to make display case. This guide will help you do it yourself like a pro.

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Advantages of a 3 Blade Ceiling Fan System

When you choose a ceiling fan for your home, consider the blade count.

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How to Keep Dust Off Your Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans are a cool way to stay cool.

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Alternatives to Acrylic Resin

Making molds and creating objects out of acrylic resin is a lot of fun. You can create costume jewelry,

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Easily Program a Universal Ceiling Fan Remote

Having a universal ceiling fan remote allows you to easily control your ceiling fan's particular speed.

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Creating a Shoji Screen

Create your own decor statement piece with a Shoji screen. The process is easy for almost any level of DIYer.

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Why Babies Stare at Ceiling Fans

Why are babies so fascinated by ceiling fans?

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Which to Choose: Stand-up vs. Ceiling Fans

This article will help you find out which type of fan will be more efficient for your living space before deciding which one to buy.

An acrylic nurse and sailor statue.
How to Repair an Acrylic Resin Statue

Preserve your sentimental souvenirs even after a brutal fall with these repair methods.

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Placing a Mantel Shelf Over a Fireplace

The fireplace mantel shelf is one of the most important elements in integrating a fireplace into a room's decor.

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How to Paint Acrylic Resin

Many trinkets and other items are made from acrylic resin, which can be updated with a fresh coat of paint.

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3 Best Ways to Secure Items in a Shadow Box

This wide type of picture frame can hold a lot of memories, but do you know how to keep objects from shifting? Find out!

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How to Install Closet Brackets into Drywall

Closet brackets will enable you to fit shelves into the area

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Spray Painting Ceiling Fan Light Fixtures

When your ceiling fan light fixtures become dull and dated, give them a fresh look with a coat of paint.

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How to Remove Ceiling Fans

Before installing your new ceiling fan, you must first take down your old ceiling fan. Ceiling fans can

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Adding a Ceiling Fan Pull String

Adding a ceiling fan pull string is a simple electrical task for anyone with basic electrical wiring

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Glass Mantel Shelf Pros and Cons

A glass mantel shelf can draw attention to your mantel without destructing the room. Mantel shelves made

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How to Build a Light Box for Light Therapy

Light therapy is a popular treatment using light boxes which are used to deliver light. Light therapy

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How to Build a Homemade Cube Shelf

A cube shelf is a simple, convenient solution for the storage or display of household objects like books,

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How to Install Folding Shelving Brackets

Extra shelf space is always useful, and shelving brackets are a great way to turn wall space that you

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7 Tips for Cleaning and Caring for Your Metal Coat Rack

If you have a metal coat rack, cleaning it and keeping it looking pristine might seem like a difficult

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How to Make a Homemade CD Shelf

Homemade shelving can save you a lot of time, some money as well as provide you with a sense of accomplishment