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Tips & Tricks: Outside Corner Spackling

Spackling is all fun and games to apply and smooth out until you have to cover the outside corners. The awkward angle, variable dry time, and extra smoothing or blending required calls for a bit more finesse and planning. 203 more words

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Day 1 Painting

Day 1

On the first day there was paint. And spackling. And cursing…

Materials Used:

  • 1 gal. Valspar Ultra Paint+Primer Flat “Dove White”–ceiling; primer for trim and doors …
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How to Properly Use Spackling Compound - doityourself.com

Spackling compound is an invaluable tool for repairing holes and gaps in walls and other surfaces. It is available in both powdered and paste form. When properly used, spackling compound can do a great job of fixing imperfections. 382 more words

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Tips & Tricks: The Trick to Fixing a Poor Spackling Job


If a previous spackling job left you with rough edges or an unblended texture, you can remedy this by using a drywall sander. A hand held sander is a grip-able applicator that you can set sand paper on for smoothing out surfaces. 95 more words

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How to create mouthwatering, Ice Cream Cone Wall Art

Here’s the scoop on how to make the cutest Ice Cream Cone Wall Art for your kitchen, a kid’s room, or just about anywhere you’d like to add a little whimsy. 720 more words

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04/07/2014 Journal Entry – DIY Maniac

Once upon a time in a galaxy far far away, I was one of those weird folks who loved to paint. Not artsy painting but bathrooms, bedrooms, and living rooms.  For years I was on call for my entire family or anyone else who needed something painted. 375 more words

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