Monday, October 31, 2011

Remove Rust From Slate

Slate is a natural stone popular for flooring. Slate is a natural stone frequently used for indoor and outdoor flooring. Though slate is du...

Clean A Rusty Skillet

Don't toss that pan - a little elbow grease (and some real grease) is all it takes to bring a rusty cast-iron or steel skillet back to l...

Friday, October 28, 2011

Clean Outdoor Lights

Outdoor light fixture It is easy to forget to clean outdoor light fixtures . They are often taken for granted, both for their decorative a...

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Use A Sizzle Plate

Steaks and chops can be finished cooking in an oven with the use of sizzle plates. Have you ever been to a Mexican restaurant and ordered f...

Identify An Antique Treadle Sewing Machine

Table top machine, supported by cast-iron treadle mount In 1850 Isaac M. Singer envisioned the treadle, a cast-iron, foot-powered pedal, as...

Paint An Iron Bed

You can paint a cast-iron bed or one with wrought-iron elements with enamel paint or spray paint that is formulated for metal. Cleaning the ...

What Are Longaberger Baskets

The Longaberger Company, an American craft company, was founded in 1973 by Dave Longaberger, based on his family's affinity for making b...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Lawn Chair Tips

Wrought iron makes a durable chair for patio or lawn. Lawn chairs come in a variety of configurations, materials and coverings, from plast...

What Preservations Can Prevent Rust From Forming

Rust is a common problem in households as it can form on cars, furniture, cookware and other objects. Rust is corrosion that develops on met...

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Which Is Better For Patio Covers Aluminum Or Wood

A patio cover helps keep a patio dry. Aluminum and wood have some very different properties, and they each have pros and cons as patio cove...

Hang Pots & Pans From The Ceiling

Pots and pans can clutter a kitchen workspace if not organized. Kitchen space is often limited. Pots and pans can take up valuable cabinet ...

Monday, October 24, 2011

Create Planters From Found Items

Slip a plastic pot inside found containers if you wish to preserve the container. One of the benefits of container gardening is that you ar...

Cook On A 1928 Home Comfort Wood Cooking Stove

Wrought Iron Range Company of St. Louis began making Home Comfort wood cook stoves in the late 1800s and continued the line until the 1940s....

Classy Table Decoration Ideas For Halloween

Sometimes the focus of Halloween becomes campy and childish. While ghosts, witches and bats may be whimsical and festive, they tend to lack ...

Friday, October 21, 2011

Hang Mirror Wall Tiles

Mirrored wall tiles may add light to a room and double its size, appearance-wise. Reflective mirrors bounce both natural and artificial ligh...

Iron Canopy Bed Guide

Iron canopy beds provide stability and serve as a focal point in a bedroom. Iron canopy beds have been around for centuries. In Medieval E...

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Attach A Wroughtiron Fence To A Block Post

Wrought-iron fences come in simple or elaborate styles. Block posts are solid square posts used in fence building. Available in materials s...

Different Designs Of Beds

When entering a bedroom the eye is immediately drawn to the bed. From the simple to the elaborate, the design and style of bed that you choo...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Instructions For Installing Iron Balusters

Instructions for Installing Iron Balusters As you look for an attractive way to remodel or finish a deck, stairway, or porch, iron baluste...

Use A Wroughtiron Patio Table Top

A wrought-iron patio table top can be a decorative and useful element for your home and your landscape. There are many ways to use the table...

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Buy Wall Mounted Wine Racks

A wall-mounted wine rack is a chic and modern way to store wine bottles. Storing wine on a wall creates an excellent focal piece for your di...

Make Cushions For Wicker Furniture

Making wicker cushions at home is comfortable and cost effective. Wicker is suitable for outdoor furniture because it is durable and withst...

Iron Fencing Styles

Picket is one style of iron fence. Fences serve many purposes, including providing privacy, enclosing areas, confining animals and providin...

Monday, October 17, 2011

Mount A Trellis To Stucco Without Drilling

Accent your stucco wall with a metal trellis. A trellis serves a decorative and functional purpose in your landscape. It allows you to grow...

Create Christmas Decor With A Theme

One of the most dramatic ways to decorate your home for Christmas is to choose a color theme. A favorite combination is red and white with ...

Friday, October 14, 2011

Victorian Home Exterior Ideas

What sets off the Victorian home from other styles of homes is the details. The Victorian period, named after Queen Victoria, conjures up a...

Install Vinyl Mobile Home Skirting

Mobile homes need skirting to protect the underside of the home. Your mobile home is set on a foundation, which means the underside is open...

Compatible Fences For Pets

Choose fencing appropriate for your yard, budget and pet. Pet-compatible fencing has much to do with the type and age of the pets you'd...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Spanish Hacienda Style Interior Design

Spanish hacienda Spanish haciendas are designed around large open areas and uncluttered spaces. Colors found in nature--red, off white, and...

Build An Iron Trellis

Most "iron" trellises are actually made of steel or aluminum. The ironwork effect is created by hammering the metal or by the use ...

What Is Tuscan Style Decorating

Tuscan decorating is inspired by the Italian countryside. Utilizing warm earth tones and rich colors, Tuscan decorating has a rustic, hospi...

Kitchen Design Styles

You've heard it before: The kitchen is the heart of the home. That truism makes your kitchen 's design an important decision. To get...

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Decorate Your Master Bedroom In Minimalist Style

Minimalism is a great decorative option for a master bedroom because it lends itself to soothing serenity. Here are some objectives. ...

Welding Projects For A Plant Stand

Found metal objects can be used to create a welded metal plant stand. Creating a plant stand as a welding project requires a design, materi...

Monday, October 10, 2011

Measure & Cut Cast Iron Pipe

Cut cast iron pipe with a cold chisel and ball peen hammer . Depending on local building codes, cast iron pipes can still be used for hous...

Measure Wrought Iron Gates

Gates come in many shapes and sizes. Wrought iron gates come in varying sizes, shapes and designs. You may need to measure wrought iron gat...

Replace A Wrought Iron Porch Railing With Wood

Wrought iron porch railings can be a suitable complement to a home's exterior. However, if you desire to up your curb appeal and present...

Friday, October 7, 2011

Clean Candlesticks

Candlesticks can become covered in wax over time. Candlesticks are often the centerpieces for elegant gatherings in the dinning room. Over ...