Grr-Ripper by MICROJIG

GRR-Ripper by MICROJIG Today I have the pleasure of sharing an exciting new American made product from MICROJIG, called GRR-Ripper GR-100. It is a 3-D pushblock for your table saw that will quickly replace your old push sticks. No more getting your fingers too close to the saw blade!   Upon opening the GRR-Ripper I was instantly impressed with their packaging, simple instruction manual and accompanying DVD. You would expect nothing less from an American company. The instruction manual was extremely well done. MICROJIG provides easy to follow, color-coordinated assembly steps that took about 5 minutes complete. The GRR-Ripper provides … Continued

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

How to paint kitchen cabinets - project complete

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Just DIY It! Hi HELLO family – well its ready –  How to paint your kitchen cabinets is happening right here tonight!  I wanted to take my time writing this post to capture all you need to know to do your DIY project.  So, how many of you did your homework?  Did you visit a paint shop and ask those questions?  Have you chosen your brand of paint?  Did you order the Cabinet Video from The Magic Brush? Great job!  Now let’s get started on how to paint kitchen cabinets the Hello I Live Here way. … Continued

Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

Paint your Kitchen cabinets-finished look

Paint your Kitchen Cabinets Just DIY it! Hello readers, with today’s post we start to show you how to Paint your Kitchen Cabinets!  Well, can you believe we all made it to Friday!  Hope you all have some great projects to complete today – I know I have many.  Lately, I have had clients come to Hello I Live Here for help on how to Paint your kitchen cabinets several times a week.  So, it got us thinking, how about a blog post that shows how we painted our own cabinets.  Hopefully after you read this post you will see what it … Continued

Lets Talk Milk Paint

Lets Talk Milk Paint Just be nice Hey Y’all – Lets talk milk paint – you saw I wrote a post about Chalk paint last night, today Lets just get milk paint out of the way too, Just let’s be nice about it.  I use and blog so many paints because like a hamburger, you need more than one place for a variety to make your world happy. Milk and Chalk paint have been getting a bad rap for some time, yet they have been around for centuries and have done the job of designing furniture for years.  Why all of … Continued

Chalk Paint…Yep Another Opinion

Table completed with Annie Sloan French Linen and Professional Top Coat

Chalk Paint…Yep Another Opinion Just have fun Hi Y’all – well, here we go – Chalk Paint…Yep Another Opinion!  Lately we are reading a bunch about chalk paints by those who choose not to use them.  I want to clear the air about Chalk Paint and why we use it.  For Hello I Live Here, the perfectly imperfect decorative paint helps give otherwise old, ugly furniture a beautiful velvety, matte finish.  It’s not meant to hide an older piece of furniture, but to accentuate its aged beauty.   I use this delicious paint because it is very easy to work … Continued

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