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6 Easy DIY Projects That Will Boost Your Home’s Value

Your house is likely to be the biggest investment you make in your entire life. Whether you’re planning to sell it or you’re there for the long haul, it is important to take care of your investment. 1,117 more words


Meet Liz Constable, Book Artist

Liz is a book artist who also writes books, working from her studio in West Auckland. She says: “I have always loved words, not just the words themselves but the artistic nature of them. 723 more words

Visual Art


Picture this. After a stressful day at work, you have acquired a massive headache and are unable to fall asleep after you fall into bed. You toss and turn throughout the night and are finally able to drift off to sleep only to have the alarm clock go off soon after. 1,117 more words

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DIY Deck Improvement

The summer months are a popular time to make improvements around the house—deck building included. Home improvement specialist Bill McAnally says that regular inspection and repairs are critical to a deck’s longevity but are often overlooked by homeowners. 222 more words


Working hard (or hardly working?)

So, time for a short introductory post to some of the stuff we do. In this case it’s my creative outlet, woodworking. I had a course a few years ago on how to make knives, and since then the hobby has expanded. 152 more words


Getting back on the horse . . .

Well, my friends, it’s time . . . to get back to regular posting, I mean, as I finally caught up with your kind and thoughtful comments!   1,604 more words