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How To : Make your own water color paints at home

Teaching your kids to paint with watercolors is a great way to help them learn their colors. Watercolor paints are fantastic because they are less messy and last a long time. In this clip, learn how to save some money and make your very own watercolors at home with common hous ...more

How To : Select Home Exterior Paints

Find out if there are local restrictions on color Before you fall in love with “Brilliant Blue”, “Gauche Green”, or any other paint color, check to see if any local authority restricts the colors you can use. This is especially important if you live in an historic area, newer ...more

How To : Paint a home's interior walls

Painting may sound like a tough task, but in fact is really easy to do. Yes it's hard work, but in the end, you're left a beautiful looking room that makes your home feel more welcoming. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to paint a home's interior walls. It's something tha ...more

How To : Paint your home's exterior trim

Painting is one of the easiest and simplest things you can do to help improve the overall look of your home. Inside or out, it's easy to do and the results will be great. So in this next tutorial, you'll be finding out how to paint your home's exterior trim by prepping it and ...more

How To : Properly paint your home using a roller brush

Owning a home can be a great accomplishment for many men and women. Once you own it, you can do almost anything you want with it, even give it a new paint job. Now, painting is a fun and easy way to customize rooms in your home that may lack character, but it can be a tough jo ...more

How To : Paint metal patio furniture with the Home Depot

In this DIY guide from the folks at the Home Depot, we learn how to prepare a patio set for painting. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the technique in about a minute. For all of the details, take a look.

How To : Roll paint ceilings in your home

Paint A House demonstrates how to roll paint the ceilings in your home. To roll paint your ceilings, first paint the edges of the ceiling where it meets the wall. Then, make sure you have enough paint on your roller. Raise the roller to the ceiling, making sure that you stand ...more

How To : Paint a room in your home like a professional

Anyone can paint a room, but can you do it like a professional? Attention to detail and overall care are the key factors in getting the best paint job for your room. In this video you will learn exactly how to paint a room in your home like a professional. Professional handym ...more

How To : Brush paint a wall in your home

In this video, we learn how to cut a line using paint onto your walls. To do this you will need walls, a paint brush and your choice of paint. Make sure you get just the right amount of paint onto your brush and place the bristles against the wall right next to the corner of t ...more

How To : Create abstract paintings for your home

Paint a large scale, modern abstract painting for your home! This free online video art lesson will teach you everything you need to know from supplies to technique and it's all taught by expert David A. Clemen. Part 1 of 15 - How to Create abstract paintings for your home. Cr ...more

How To : Repaint home furniture

Spruce up the look of a room by repainting drab looking wood furniture. This how to video teaches you how a simple paint kit can breathe new life into an old piece of furniture. Related Links: http://rustoleum.com

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Hang Curtains Without Making Holes in the Wall

For anyone who lives in a space that may frown upon making holes in the walls, or for anyone who may not want to take on such a task, there's a simple alternative to hanging curtains or drapes. And the answer is brilliantly simple. Look no further than 3M Command hooks. Yes, ...more

How To : Turn an old window into illuminated wall art

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. Well, if you have a thing about windows, especially barn sash windows, then you can pass this cool art design for your home ...more

How To : Bodypaint a dragon on a female body

Body painting isn't just art, it's sexy. More and more people are shedding their clothes and adding some paint for a new shocking look that is bound to drop jaws. If you're not into being painted into a Picasso, then maybe you'd like to try your hands on the other side of the ...more

How To : Dye your hair in an ombre shade at home

We don't know how the ombre hair trend got started, but if nothing else it certainly is interesting. Like ombre clothes, ombre hair fades from one color to another, like watercolor painting. On hair this means a deep brown on the crown of the head fading into a light blond on ...more

How To : Make over a fireplace with tile and a mantle

If you have just recently moved into a home with an old drab fireplace, a good makeover may be in need. Brick fireplaces can be easily painted over and even adjusted so new tile can be installed. This tutorial will show you how to make over a fireplace using tile and a mantle. ...more

How To : Give a car a custom paint job

This how-to video shows viewers how to create their own custom paint job at home by yourself. The segment is a continuous video in fast forward. The video explains how to do everything from taking molding off, sanding the old paint, fixing the dents with bondo, to the actual s ...more

How To : Use decorative paper napkins to make tile coasters

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. With the help of some 4-inch square ceramic tiles, turning decorative paper napkins into a set of very polished-looking coa ...more

How To : Make hand-printed fleece scarves

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. This easy no-sew, no-knit, hand-printed scarf project makes a perfect and perfectly easy gift for everyone on your list. An ...more

How To : Practice the "Gimme an A" cheerleading cheer

Are you a first time cheerleader? Then "Gimme an A" is a great cheer to start with. You can personalize this cheer by changing the letters to spell out the name of your favorite team. Follow along with this cheerleading how-to video to learn the "Gimme an A" cheer. Instructio ...more

How To : Choose exterior paint schemes with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to choose exterior paint schemes. Steps: 1. For small, simple Queen Anne home, choose a three-color scheme; large, elaborate Victorians can support up to seven different colors 2. Choose paint colors for three main areas: the ...more

How To : Crush metal with ice water (and air pressure)

Air. It's all around us. Put it to work with this home science how-to, which demonstrates a cool method for crushing aluminum cans with a little bit of ice water and a whole lot of air pressure. To follow along with this experiment at home, you'll need a soda or paint can, a l ...more

How To : Paint perfect edges using painter's tape

Most home interior painters, professional and ameteur alike, rely on painter's tape to get around edges without splattering paint everywhere. But painter's tape allows for little air bubbles to form, meaning paint can easily seep below and ruin your work. Painting a clean lin ...more

How To : Paint an XBox 360 case correctly

Many people who go through the elaborate process of modding their XBox 360 decide to paint it while they have it in pieces anyway, giving it a much sexier look than the basic off-white it come in. This video will show you how to paint the case properly, including instructions ...more

How To : Make a terrarium waterfall at home

If you own any bored reptiles and want to zest up their terrarium environment on a budget, this video will teach you how to make a cool waterfall for their terrarium using basic materials. It should take a couple of hours, and the results are very pretty (depending on your pai ...more

How To : Consistently Locate Hidden Wall Studs in Your Home

Wall studs are both critical for maintaining the structure of your home and supporting items of weight and function on the interior walls (e.g. cabinets, shelves, plasma TVs, etc.). With wall studs playing such a critical role, consistently being able to find them is important ...more

How To : Make Handwriting Fun

Letter formation can be fun! Few children enjoy traditional handwriting practice. Copying the same black letters over and over again with a pencil is boring! Here is how you can make letter formation fun while practicing with your child at home. Vary the tools A pencil isn ...more

How To : Revamp a junk table with paint

In this tutorial, we learn how to revamp a junk table with paint. If you find a cheap junk table, buy it! Just grab some paint brushes and a nice white or cream colored paint. Then, use the brushes to brush a white undercoat onto the entire table. After this has dried fully, t ...more

How To : Make a piece of graphic wall art with Threadbanger

In this video, Meg shows us how to make a piece of graphic wall art with Threadbanger. First, gather stencils in the letters that you want. Then, place them on contact paper and trace them with a permanent marker. After this, cut the letters out and put them on the wall where ...more

How To : Create a Lauren Conrad girl next door makeup look

Former "Hills" hottie Lauren Conrad is the type of girl you'd bring home to your parents. With girl next door wholesome looks, a can-do attitude, and charming demeanor, Conrad has undoubtedly been the most successful "Hills" star, garnering a book deal and a Kohl's clothing li ...more

How To : Hang small & large framed pictures on a wall

I bet you can't wait to hang that beautiful painting you just ran across. But before you try to hang it and damage your wall take a point from Barbara K. In this video she will demonstrate exactly how to hang small & large paintings on your wall. Hang a heavy framed picture o ...more

How To : Paint a little girl's tea table

This how-to video is a vibrant and animated tutorial on how to paint children’s furniture: in particular, a little girl’s tea table and chairs. It’s fast paced yet easy to follow. The video couple takes you from the taping and preparation of the table and chairs to the complet ...more

How To : Paint a rainbow French tip nail manicure

Colorful fingers really look amazing and nothing stays colorful like rainbow tipped finger nails. Going to the nail salon can get expensive and at times can be unneeded, as they aren't always perfect. I will show you how you can make your own rainbow tipped finger nails from t ...more

How To : Strip paint with a pressure washer

Manually stripping paint with a scraper is an intense, time-consuming project. But it doesn’t have to be if you use a pressure washer. A heavy-duty project like this requires a pressure washer with a rating of at least 2500 PSI. This Home & Gaden How-to video will show you how ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Make silver different colors by anodizing

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make silver different colors by electrochemical anodizing. Without using paint, you can give a silver surface various colors by anodizing it. WARNING: Anodizing solution is corrosive, so wear gloves at all times when ...more

How To : Model railroad scenery using extruded foam

Are your hobbies building model trains? Well, I hope you are building your own model sets the way you want to, but if you're stumped in the model railroading process, check out this nine-part video tutorial to see how to model railroad scenery using extruded foam. If you aren' ...more

How To : Refinish exterior lights

Are your exterior lamps looking totally out of place? Bring them back into the fold with a simple spray paint face lift. As every fashion-conscious gal knows, accessories make all the difference. The same is true for your house: the decorative touches, accent pieces, and color ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : Apply paint to ceilings and walls

Check out this home painting how-to video. Learn the proper techniques for applying paint to your ceiling and walls, along with tips on how to use brushes and rollers, how to cut edges on the ceiling, and how long to wait before removing painters' tape. Follow along with the s ...more

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