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Decorating Toolbox 101

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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:

Hanging Things:

  • Push Pins

  • Plastic Anchors

  • Picture Wire

  • Thumb Tacks

  • Sewing Machine Needles (to hang pictures without large wholes, holds approximately 30#)

  • Cup Hooks

Attaching Things:

  • 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)

Cutting Things:

  • Good Pair of Scissors for Fabric

  • Utility Scissors for everything else

  • Box Cutter

  • Woodworking you may need a light weight handsaw.

Measuring Things:

  • Yardstick

  • Tape Measure

  • T-Square or Level

Decorating Things:

  • Gold Touch-up Pen

  • Spray paint Black& White

  • Sandpaper

  • Brushes

  • 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.

  • Hammer

  • Screwdriver - Phillips and Flat Head ( get multiple sizes)

  • C-Clamps

  • 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!

Home Decorating Digest - http://www.HomeDecoratingDigest.com is an online magazine that helps homeowners find home decorating ideas and feature articles on style, color and interior design. Get decorating basics, do-it-yourself projects, organizing and outdoor garden design tips.

 

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