One’s attention naturally gravitates toward the minute details that make up a work’s fit and finish when looking at any newly finished job. In every DIY woodworking project, the way a specific surface has been completed is usually the focus of attention.

When studying any recently completed project, one’s eye naturally focuses upon the fine details that comprise a work’s fit and finish. When it comes to any DIY woodworking project, attention generally turns to the manner in which a particular surface has been finished. This is a feat that is typically…

Pole Sander Definition – Evolving Home

It likely comes as no surprise to most that a quality paint job begins with thorough drywall prep work.  Prior to laying the first brushstroke, a surface should be cleaned and sanded, leaving nothing but a smooth work surface to contend with.  However, achieving such results often requires a significant…

How To Unclog A Toilet With A Plunger | Evolving Home

Most everyone has seen a plunger tucked away under a bathroom sink, or situated discreetly behind a toilet, at some point in time. If you have never found yourself in a scenario that required the use of such a tool, consider yourself lucky. However, it suffices to say that few…

Contemporary Mirrors

I finally clicked “order” on a pair of blue club chairs I’ve had my eye on, they arrived this week and I really love them. They’re the perfect size and dose of color I needed to create a cozy conversation area. I also changed up the mirror on the mantel, I used to have one that was more ornate b …

Evolving Home: Best Drywall For Bathrooms

If you’re redoing drywall in the bathroom, it’s essential to use a mold or moisture-resistant option. These types of drywall can handle high moisture rooms like bathrooms, kitchens, and basements.  You can use a mold-proof option like greenboard or opt for purple drywall, which is mold, mildew, and water-resistant. Here’s…

European Summer Travel: What I Bring

I will be in Europe for two weeks in June and I’m already planning what clothes I’ll bring this trip. A great question landed in my inbox last week. Cheryl J. wrote: Hey Kate, I am going to Paris in July. I noted that you went in 2016 and I am making notes from that post. Have your ever posted a …

Campaign Nightstand Transformation

Today’s DIY furniture makeover features a gorgeous campaign bedside table I found on the side of the road – literally! I love the amazing results!