Where is that hammer ?
Save time and frustration by assembling your own decorating toolbox. Most do-it-yourself projects are hampered by the lack of tools (or knowing where to find the tools) to get the job done.
Storing Your Tools: A toolbox, caddy or a storage step stool can be used andwill allow you to organize your tools by making them available for easy to carrying.
The Right Tools for the Job:
- Push Pins
- Plastic Anchors
- Picture Wire
- Thumb Tacks
- Sewing Machine Needles (to hang pictures without large wholes, holds approximately 30#)
- Cup Hooks
- Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
- Can of Spray Adhesive
- Staple Gun & Staples
- Multi- Sized Rubber Bands
- Plastic Twist Ties
- Fusible Interfacings
- Fabric Glue
- Sewing Needles & Thread
- Starch ( Easy on Easy off walls for fabric wallpapering or for appliqués)
- Good Pair of Scissors for Fabric
- Utility Scissors for everything else
- Box Cutter
- Woodworking you may need a light weight handsaw.
- Tape Measure
- T-Square or Level
- Gold Touch-up Pen
- Spray paint Black& White
- Craft Paint in your decors color scheme
- Assortment of ribbons, buttons and fringe.
These tools may not all fit in your toolbox, yet are good to have on hand.
- Screwdriver - Phillips and Flat Head ( get multiple sizes)
- Iron & Ironing Board
Take the time in advance to gather your equipment and that next do-it-yourself project will be simpler and faster to accomplish.
Where is that hammer? In your Decorating Tool Box!
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