Category Archives: Tool Box

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53 Tools to Build Your DIY Library

DIY nail art | our workshop Given the number and variety of projects we’ve documented here on YBH, we get a lot of requests for tool buying advice. We totally get it; with the sheer volume of brands, styles, cross-compatibility (or lack thereof) and varying levels of quality available, purchasing decisions can certainly be overwhelming. SoKEEP READING >

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How to Clean a White Enamel Sink (Safely and Naturally)

faucet | sink | toaster | coffee maker | sconce | hardware | towel Let’s switch gears from the Tree House kitchen remodel, and instead, I’d like to talk about a decision we made in our home kitchen years ago. That room came a long, long way (over the course of way, way too long!), and we made the decision to use a lot of white –KEEP READING >

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An Organized Garage = Happy DIYers (+ a Giveaway!)

Our plans for the garage were a bit of a roller coaster. Initially, we thought we’d hang some hooks, get our bicycles off the floor and call it a day. But then we remembered, ha, this is us!, and considering we seemingly love to add an element of extra work to most things (busted), we thought, but how can we make it a space we really,KEEP READING >

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The Week’s End, Super Dogs and a Renegade Preview

Per the norm around these parts, the weekend was a hectic one. What with the Chicago Renegade Fair only a few weeks away (for more information, see the new button on the sidebar over to the right!), the holidays fast approaching and canine eye surgeries to help fund, let’s just say there’s not a lot of time for chillin’KEEP READING >

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Nice Caulk!

As homeowners, one task that we tend to put of as long as humanly possible is that of re-caulking the bathtub every few years. No matter how you spin it, this is among the least exciting jobs one can take on. But alas, fair readers, ya gots to do what ya gots to do. Bear with us through the boredom and there just might be a surprise at the end!KEEP READING >

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Candy Store Saw

After our recent flood, all of the contents of our then water logged basement were placed into a wetness relocation program. (Get it? Oh, so punny.) Some things made their way to the cozy confines of our office, while some soggy and bulky items were left outside on our semi-secure deck to dry out. Yes, we know you know this. However, one thing weKEEP READING >