Friday, February 27, 2009

Make A Wrought Iron Wine Rack

Customize your own wine rack. Wrought iron is typically a casted metal that you can purchase in panels from home improvement stores or craf...

About Wrought Iron

While wrought iron remains a popular material for decorative applications--gates, fences, outdoor stairs and railings--it is for that very r...

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Decorate A Home With A Tuscany Theme

Create the look of Tuscany with warm tones and natural materials . Tuscan-themed decor is centered on rustic elegance. Warm colors and natu...

About Vintage Patio Furniture

About Vintage Patio Furniture In the last century or so, outdoor entertaining has become not only acceptable but popular. Many of us rememb...

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Chandeliers From The 1900s

Chandeliers became symbolic of art and fashion. At the turn of the 20th century , the chandelier evolved from serving a primarily functiona...

Repair Outdoor Wicker Furniture

Repair damaged wicker furniture instead of replacing it. Outdoor wicker furniture is commonly used on patios, decks and gardens because it ...

Redo Plant Beds

Ask for help when redoing a plant bed. If you have old garden beds that need a re-haul, or you moved into a home with garden beds plante...

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

A Front Courtyard

Courtyards can be inviting entries into a house or secluded private places that are attractive from the street side. They are popular in pla...

Design Ideas For Spanish Colonial Kitchens

Southwestern accents and art fit right in with a Spanish Colonial -style kitchen. Spanish Colonial d├ęcor is a mixture of styles influenced ...

Friday, February 20, 2009

Restore Cast Iron Clawfoot Tubs

Before you turn that old tub into a planter, consider restoring it. Many older homes that have been renovated have had their original cast ...

Repair Wrought Iron Beds

Many iron bed repairs are relatively easy. Few things are more romantic than a wrought iron bed. Whether old or new, wrought iron beds are...

Thursday, February 19, 2009

What Is African American Art

African American Art is loosely considered to be any visual art made by Americans of African descent. More specifically, it is art influenc...

Identify Antique Steel Fence Posts

An ornate wrought or cast iron fence. Determining the vintage and make of your antique fence can be very much like following the bread crum...

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Creative Ideas On What You Can Use For A Fireplace Grate

An ornately decorated fireplace grate will make a bold statement. Wood or coal is placed on fireplace grates made of steel rods to keep th...

Fry Chicken In A Cast Iron Skillet

Fried chicken is a quintessentially American dish. It is a picnic standard and a regular on dining tables, especially in the South. Cooking ...

About Shooks

About S-Hooks S-hooks have long been a household staple because they are so handy for hanging things. From hanging plants to pots and pans...

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Lift A Fence Gate

Gates are difficult to open when not lifted properly. A fence gate needs to be lifted when the bottom edge of the latch side of the gate ha...

Date Griswold Cast Iron Pans

Griswold collectors preserve cast iron pans. Griswold Manufacturing, makers of cast iron cookware, started business in Erie, Pennsylvania,...

Monday, February 16, 2009

Remove Wrought Iron Fencing

Remove wrought iron fence and redo the look of your landscaping. Wrought iron fencing consists of sections of fence attached to evenly spa...

Italian Garden Art

Bacchus, the god of wine, is a common decorative item in Italian gardens. Italian garden art features many of the same elements and colors...

Friday, February 13, 2009

Decorate With Antique Wall Clocks

Many antique clocks are beautiful yet simple and replace artwork as the primary focus of a wall display. Antique clocks provide a room wit...

Anchor Posts For A Wood Fence

Anchor Posts for a Wood Fence Anchoring fence posts in the ground can be accomplished in two ways--by cementing or anchoring. Both methods ...

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Decorating A Small Country Style Master Bedroom

Decorating a Small Country Style Master Bedroom Country Colors The first step in decorating a country style master bedroom is selecting a...

About Mexican Cabinet Hardware

About Mexican Cabinet Hardware Folks who absolutely love furniture done in the mission style, thick wood or Mexican designs will definitel...

Decorate Your Kitchen And Dining Room Tuscan Style

Are you looking to bring a bit of Italian Country into your home but don’t think you have the budget for it? With the central themes of Tusc...

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

About Metal Patio Furniture

About Metal Patio Furniture Metal patio furniture , or also called garden furniture, is a growing trend. While there are many types to ch...

Characteristics Of Nineteenth Century Furniture

A typical cast-iron chair The 19th century marks a period of transition from the old world to the modern world, as can be seen in the furn...

Restore A Wrought Iron Fence

Restore a Wrought Iron Fence A wrought iron fence can add a beautiful touch to any landscape. Nevertheless, wrought iron, like anything els...

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Wroughtiron Fence Styles

Wrought iron is a malleable material that offers the potential for a variety of styles. If you gaze upon a metallic fence surrounding a Got...

Monday, February 9, 2009

Make Pig Iron

Massive blast furnaces are required to make pig iron. Pig iron is the most basic form of iron after it is first extracted from the iron ore...

Remove Rust From Old Cast Iron Stove

Cast iron stoves have been around for a long time. These heavy and sometimes ornate stoves add a rustic charm to the kitchen. But keeping th...

The Best Mini Lathe For Making Pens

A high quality mini lathe is required to make high quality pens. Pen making a specialized area of fine machining requiring a specialized l...

Friday, February 6, 2009

Decorate With Black Iron & Stainless Steel

Use a wrought iron gate as a piece of artwork. If you're looking to create an industrial look with a hint of rustic charm in your home...

Tuscan Style Home Decor

Tuscan Style Home Decor Tuscan-style home decor embodies a warm Mediterranean feel with a splash of color and natural elements. Implementin...