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How to Stencil Your Kitchen Back Splash
How to Stencil Your Kitchen Back Splash

I have acquired a few skills along the way. If I am able to help someone else with these skills, I am more than happy to share. With a Little Time and Effort You Can Create a Colorful Back SplashIf you have painted a room before or even a piece of furniture, your experience will help you with this project.

For the Love of Double Tropical Hibiscus
For the Love of Double Tropical Hibiscus

The author lives in a quiet rural community in lower Puna on the Big Island. He& 39;s an avid gardener, traveler, and photographer. Hibiscus is an ornamental plant commonly grown in the temperate, subtropical, or tropical regions around the world.A hibiscus flower usually has five petals. Thanks to modern cultivation techniques, some varieties can produce flowers with more than five petals – called “double hibiscus” – in a dazzling array of colors, sizes, and shapes!

Sunflowers: Easy-to-Grow, Big Flowers With Large Seeds
Sunflowers: Easy-to-Grow, Big Flowers With Large Seeds

I have & 34;green-fingers,& 34; and love my garden. I enjoy watching wildlife and being outdoors.Large, Colorful, and Easy-to-GrowGrowing sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) is a good choice for beginner gardeners. The flowers are huge and the seeds are nice and big, making them easy to sow. The stem and leaves grow fast, so you will quickly see the result of your efforts.

Plants That Need Acid Soil Conditions Exclusively
Plants That Need Acid Soil Conditions Exclusively

Plants that Require Acid Soil Conditions ExclusivelyAcid Soils OnlyMany plants are listed that thrive on acid soils, but on closer inspection can also cope with neutral or even alkaline conditions. This is not particularly helpful if you& 39;re looking for plants that require an acid soil exclusively.

How to Grow Lavender Indoors
How to Grow Lavender Indoors

Katy& 39;s garden of herbs, peppers and greens is constantly expanding as she learns new techniques and tries new plants!Grow Lavender IndoorsWe have lavender in the garden but why not bring that smell inside?Lavender is a beautiful plant to have in the kitchen or at your bedside. It has many uses and if you have a few plants in your home you& 39;ll soon find many more!

How to Bubble Wrap Windows for Winter Warmth
How to Bubble Wrap Windows for Winter Warmth

Athlyn Green is interested in common-sense approaches to health, quality of life, and planning for the future. Bubble Wrap . Really?You may have heard of using bubble wrap on your windows and wondered what all the fuss was about. Is this is a new craze or a practical, workable idea to keep cold out and warmth in?

Simple Ways to Beautify Your Old Sofa
Simple Ways to Beautify Your Old Sofa

Linda is a seasoned writer and home-decorating authority. She loves sharing design trends, decor ideas, and useful tips with her readers. If your old sofa is a little worse for wear, don’t give up on it yet without trying to update its look. Even though you’ve had it for a few years, it doesn’t make much sense to drain your bank account to go out and buy a new one.

Elechomes Air Purifier Review: The Best Bedroom Filtration System
Elechomes Air Purifier Review: The Best Bedroom Filtration System

Krzysztof is a lifelong future tech junkie investigating the latest stories from companies like Apple, Samsung, Google, and Amazon. Elechomes Air Purifier: A Breath of Fresh AirThe Elechomes Air Purifier is an ARB certified air cleaner that filters out dust, pet hair, pollen, cigarette smoke, and other common allergens.

Creating an Entryway With Big Impact
Creating an Entryway With Big Impact

Linda is a seasoned writer and home-decorating authority. She loves sharing design trends, decor ideas, and useful tips with her readers. 1. Emphasize Architectural ElementsIt’s not necessarily about the layout, decor style or even trendy accessories that bring your entry to life. The overall personality of a home’s entrance often lies in subtle architectural elements.

Virtues of Vinegar: Uses for Vinegar Beyond Cooking
Virtues of Vinegar: Uses for Vinegar Beyond Cooking

Thelma is a former field editor for Taste of Home magazine and has a huge collection of recipes submitted to her from cooks across the USA. Learning Ways to Use VinegarWhen I first became a homemaker at age 19, I was told, & 34;always keep a bottle of vinegar in your cupboard& 34;. So, I bought a small bottle and there it sat.

Tips for Spray Painting Gutters and Downspouts
Tips for Spray Painting Gutters and Downspouts

Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews. Can You Paint Downspouts and Gutters?Painting downspouts and gutters is a cheap alternative to buying replacements, and using a sprayer to paint them is a lot faster than doing the work by hand.

How to Grow Peas
How to Grow Peas

Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. A Brief History of PeasHumans have been growing and consuming peas for about 6,000 years. The Egyptians ate them. The Romans ate them. The Chinese ate them. But they all ate different peas from the vegetable that is familiar to us.