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Deal Alert! Do you have a pet that you want immortalized in a beautiful hand painted portrait? Just Paint It is offering a discount on her pet portraits for a limited time! http://justpaintitblog.com/2018/01/pet-portraits-sale/

P.s. I'm so glad I have this portrait of Buddy aka Handy Dog now that he is no longer with us.

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Easily turn that small nook into a reading library for the kiddos!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/childrens-closet-library/

How to Make Dirt Cheap Matching Wood Putty

How to Make Dirt Cheap Matching Wood Putty!

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If you have some unused bottles around the house, try this DIY!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/diy-glass-etched-vases/

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If you're spending the month purging, don't get rid of that scrap wood! Here's a perfect and easy DIY for you to tackle!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/diy-scrap-moulding-trays/

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Small spaces (or anywhere) can benefit from better organization and storage with pegboard!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/how-to-install-pegboard-walls/

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Have you ever wanted to replace a pull chain light with a standard light fixture and a switch?

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/add-switch-light-fixture/

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Isn't this framed mirror just beautiful?! Even better, there's a simple DIY available so you can make it yourself!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/diy-wood-framed-mirror-tutorial/

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Keep your humidifier in tip top shape with these easy cleaning tips!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/how-to-clean-a-humidifier/

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Nothing ruins the look of a well maintained house like a hole in the drywall. Whether it be an angry child throwing a temper tantrum or a careless mover. Patching the hole is an easy task, but it requires several steps to get a perfect result.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/patch-holes-drywall/

How to keep extension cords neat and tangle free

Handy Tip: How to Coil and Store Extension Cords to Keep them Neat and Tangle Free!

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Do you have a little closet or spot that could add Fake Wall-to-Wall carpeting with an area rug?

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/faking-wall-wall-carpet-area-rug/

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Skip the custom framing and opt for an inexpensive DIY using plywood!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/diy-plywood-frame-glass/

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Reader question: How do I increase the light in my dark basement?
Check out my five tips: https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/5-easy-ways-to-lighten-up-a-dark-room/

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I used to buy expensive piping from my local fabric store... and then I learned how to make my own!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/make-piping-thrift-store-finds/

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What I did here could save you $$ on your heating bill! http://bit.ly/DraftStop

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Build a beautiful, rustic wine holder from your scrap wood pile! It can be customized to fit as many bottles as you like!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/scrap-wood-wine-holder/

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Can you guess what this jewelry dish is made out of?! Check out the tutorial to see if you're right!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/concrete-jewelry-dish/

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Wouldn't you like to know each time I post a new tutorial? What about a behind the scenes look at life in Pretty Handy World?
You can have your cake and eat it too! Plus, I'll send you the 33 Handy Home Fixes - Easy Tips & Tricks ebook FREE when you join my private email list!
xxxooo - Brittany
http://eepurl.com/1ayz5

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Did you know that approximately every three hours, a home fire death occurs somewhere in our nation?! Stay safe with these tips!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/smoke-detectors-dont-know-kill/

How to find a stud without a stud finder

If you're completely lost without a stud finder, check out all these ways to find a stud without one! 💪🏻🔥👊🏻

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I’ve been on a major mission to purge things I no longer use or love from my house. I have almost completely filled our dining room with things to donate. I had contemplated donating my cobalt kitchen canisters because the color wasn’t making me happy anymore. But, then I realized that I could give them an entirely new look with some spray paint.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/diy-metallic-color-blocked-canisters/

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Leaky faucet? Try replacing the valve - an easy ten minute fix!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/fixing-leaky-faucet-take-2/

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A candy-free valentine idea for you - a leather heart necklace.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/leather-heart-necklace/

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Cleaning a boys' bathroom is no joke - check out my tips and tricks to help you make it out alive!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/how-to-clean-stinky-boys-bathroom/

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Get some kitchen cart inspiration with this quick and easy makeover!
https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/quick-kitchen-cart-makeover-bb-frosch-chalk-powder/

How To Build a Shed

Sheds are great for storing all your outdoor tools and equipment - take a look at this glimpse on how we built one for ourselves!

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Looking for an easy craft to do with the kids? Check this out!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/cute-sock-snowmen/

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A tutorial to show you how easy it is to create a heart shaped topiary with ivy clippings.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/heart-shaped-topiary/

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All about tile setting without thinset mortar... yes, it can be done!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/marble-tile-backsplash-laundry-room/

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Have you ever reached for a towel and realized that the towel bar was barely secured to the wall? Installing a new towel bar securely is a fairly simple DIY task!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/how-to-install-towel-bar-securely/

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Time to create some Hidden Storage Under our Laundry Room Sink. Having everything that we store underneath it on full display isn't so rockin'.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/hidden-storage-laundry-room-sink/

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I had a hard time putting my hands on a perfect Bali-esque tray. Sometimes, you just have to DIY it! This Rustic Pallet Serving Tray fit the bill.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/rustic-pallet-serving-tray/

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Today I'm sharing a diy project that combines two of my favorite materials: wood and copper. Here's how to make this wood and copper cake stand.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/wood-copper-cake-stand/

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Blogger, Mom, student, cook, taxi driver. I've dropped a few balls in this juggling act. How I got organized with a Family Organization Center Door!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/family-organization-center-door/

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Build a Wood Plank Desktop for About $40!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/build-wood-plank-desktop/

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Do you have a solid cup holder in your car that doesn’t hold all size bottles and cups? The console cup holder in our older Honda CRV has been a constant source of frustration for us. When we drive around a corner the larger water bottles will inevitably tumble. Finally, I got tired of our bottles tipping and spilling on turns.

Best part? You'll never guess where I found the solution!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/auto-cup-holder-extender/

How to Find the Circuit

Smart Tip: How to Find the Circuit for A Fixture using a Craft Item! ⚡️☝️💡

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Do you love the look of copper, but the price makes your head whip the other way? Have no fear my dear! You can create inexpensive faux copper and patina for a fraction of the cost.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/inexpensive-faux-copper-patina-metal/

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My chandelier was looking a bit dingy with the aged yellowing sleeves. I decided to spray paint them copper for a new look. You can do it too, with this quick and easy tutorial!
https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/painted-chandelier-sleeves/

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One very popular home decor item that we are going to get pretty handy with this month is antlers. If you love rustic or outdoor style, this project is perfect for you!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/how-to-mount-antlers/

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A rustic wine bottle centerpiece to bring some charm to your dining room table!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/rustic-wine-bottle-centerpiece/

How to hire a contractor so you don't get burned!

How to Hire a Contractor. 🔨 Answering your questions 🙋🏻‍♀️ and giving you the tools to hire the best and not get burned. 🔥💸

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I’ve been on a major mission to purge things I no longer use or love from my house. I have almost completely filled our dining room with things to donate. I had contemplated donating my cobalt kitchen canisters because the color wasn’t making me happy anymore. But, then I realized that I could give them an entirely new look with some spray paint.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/diy-metallic-color-blocked-canisters/

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Leaky faucet? Try replacing the valve - an easy ten minute fix!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/fixing-leaky-faucet-take-2/

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A candy-free valentine idea for you - a leather heart necklace.

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/leather-heart-necklace/

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Cleaning a boys' bathroom is no joke - check out my tips and tricks to help you make it out alive!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/how-to-clean-stinky-boys-bathroom/

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Get some kitchen cart inspiration with this quick and easy makeover!
https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/quick-kitchen-cart-makeover-bb-frosch-chalk-powder/

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Looking for an easy craft to do with the kids? Check this out!

https://www.prettyhandygirl.com/cute-sock-snowmen/

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