Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Build A Wood Fence With Galvanized Posts

Fences are sturdier with metal posts. While most fences are either all wood or all metal, using a mix of the two materials has both design ...

How A Steel Mill Continuous Caster Works

Background Continuous casting works as a steady-state process. This means that, essentially, the state of the metal (steel in this case) at...

What Are The Gray Marks In My Whirlpool Glasstop Stove

Smooth top ranges are often Ceran or glass cooktops. If you have a Whirlpool glass top stove, keep it clean and looking new with some care ...

Monday, August 30, 2010

Medieval Decorating Ideas

Stained glass adds a medieval feel to rooms. Decorating a room or house in the style of the Middle Ages adds a richness and luxury to a spa...

Friday, August 27, 2010

Make Furniture With Wrought Iron

Creative designs make park benches stylish. Elegance and style come in many forms, but a piece of furniture made from wrought iron adds a t...

Log Cabin Decoration

There are several forms of rustic decor that work well in a log-cabin setting. Primitive, country, Adirondack or ski lodge and Western theme...

Cozy Restaurants In Indianapolis

Indianapolis offers a selection of cozy restaurants. It doesn't matter if it's your first date or your 25th wedding anniversary, if...

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Decorate A Front Porch Swing

A swing is a classic porch decor element. Swings are decorative and functional accessories for the front porch area of a home. They create ...

Decorate Your Master Bedroom In Victorian Style

The Victorian style master bedroom has an antique, typically feminine feel. Because the Victorian era lasted from the 1830s until about 1900...

Remove Paint & Rust From Steel Mailbox Posts

A mailbox sees all sorts of weather throughout the year, from rain to sleet to snow, and everything in between. It all takes its toll on the...

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Interior Home Decor In The Southwest

Rich colors of the earth make up the Southwest design palette. The design trend of over-the-top, cheesy Southwestern decor is long gone. In...

Install A Wrought Iron Gate

Hanging wrought iron gating adds a historical design element to many homes. Where they were once used for utilitarian purposes, wrought ir...

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Types Of Verandas

The vaulted roof and stand alone structure identify this as a gazebo design veranda. A veranda should provide a welcoming outdoor spot for ...

Buy A Cast Iron Woodburning Stove

Buy a Cast Iron Wood-Burning Stove You've always been drawn to those sturdy, no-nonsense cast iron wood-burning stoves. Your childhoo...

Vinyl Vs Wrought Iron Fence

Wrought iron rod fences have a timeless appeal, while newer vinyl fences don't need as much maintenance. When Robert Frost wrote that ...

Monday, August 23, 2010

Ideas To Build A Raisedhearth Fireplace

A raised hearth makes the fireplace the focal point of the room. A raised-hearth fireplace will keep pets and children away from a fire and...

Friday, August 20, 2010

Ways To Display Your Art In An Outdoor Canopy

Art shows can be held in a variety of venues, ranging far beyond the traditional gallery space. Outdoor art shows serve as a relaxing envir...

Kinds Of Paint For Furniture

Preparing to paint. The kind of paint used for furniture depends on what the furniture is made of. On metal, like a wrought-iron lawn chair...

French Antique Paint Techniques

French antique paint techniques can be used on furniture, picture and mirror frames, door and room moldings, or room accessories such as box...

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Projects On Halloween Yard Haunts

Create a spooky Halloween graveyard display in your yard. Outdoor Halloween displays often are as simple as a lit jack o' lantern or tw...

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Separate A Cast Iron Pipe

Cast iron pipe is still used in household sewer lines today. Sewer systems use cast iron pipes around the world due to their strength. Toda...

Decorate A Country Bathroom On A Budget

Use antique brass fixtures in your country bathrooms. Decorating a bathroom with country decor brings charm and nostalgia to the room. Many...

Baker'S Rack Directions

Baker's racks are made of many different materials, from solid oak and other woods to wrought iron and pipes and wire. Baker's racks...

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Hang A Pot Rack And Lights Over A Kitchen Island

Hang a Pot Rack and Lights over a Kitchen Island This is a technique for hanging a pot rack and lights over a kitchen island. You will see...

Decorate The Patio And Deck Areas

Patios and decks are ideal gathering spots for barbecues. Patios and decks are places where you can host outdoor barbecues, watch your chil...

Monday, August 16, 2010

Furniture Made With Wrought Iron

Wrought iron furniture rusts if left untreated. Wrought iron furniture, meaning iron furniture made by hand, dates back to around 700 B.C....

Bunk Bed Tips From Moms

Bunk beds are a lot of fun and can be great space savers, as they contain one bed on top of another. However, the main concerns with bunk be...

Decorate Outdoor Screened Porches

Fill a screened porch with plants in decorative pots. Make the most out of a screened porch by filling it with decorative items and comfo...

Make An Upholstered Headboard For A Wrought Iron Bedframe

A wrought iron bed frame can provide a classic, sophisticated look for your bedroom. However, this type of bed frame may not include a headb...

Friday, August 13, 2010

Remove Rust From A Cast Iron Stove

Remove Rust from a Cast Iron Stove A cast- iron stove can be both a decorative and functional part of a home. Rust, however, can not only...

Thursday, August 12, 2010

A Metal Puppy Guard To An Iron Fence

Puppy guards can be add to iron fencing to contain your pets. Iron is one of the most durable fencing materials on the market. Iron fencing...

Garden Fence Types

Garden fences come in a variety of simple and elaborate styles. Garden fences serve a variety of purposes. They provide a barrier to keep a...

Cut A Brass Rod

Cut a brass rod with a hacksaw. A hacksaw will cut through a brass rod, but you'll have the best results if you use a new, sharp blade,...

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Design A Wrought Iron Gate

Closeup, custom cane bolts A wrought iron gate can add elegance and character to the entrance of your property, open entry, fenced area or ...

Design A Fence Gate

Adding a gate to your fence can make it easier to get things done in the yard. Just as fences vary in size and style, so do fence gates. Thi...

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Install A Lowe'S Vinyl Fence

Lowe's vinyl fencing provides homeowners with a substitute to the conventional rail or wood picket fences used in landscaping for decade...