If you love decorating, then you know that you need to have a variety of tools on hand for any decorating job that might pop up. One way to make sure you have what you need is to make up a special decorating toolbox like the one described in the article below so next time you rush home from that yard sale with the perfect print for your kitchen, you won't have to hunt around for the proper tools to hang it up!
Decorating Toolbox 101
Home Decorating Digest
Where is that hammer ?
Save time and frustration by assembling your own decorating toolbox. Most do-it-yourself projects are hampered by the lack of tools (or knowing where to find the tools) to get the job done.
Storing Your Tools: A toolbox, caddy or a storage step stool can be used andwill allow you to organize your tools by making them available for easy to carrying.
The Right Tools for the Job:
Sewing Machine Needles (to hang pictures without large wholes, holds approximately 30#)
Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
Can of Spray Adhesive
Staple Gun & Staples
Multi- Sized Rubber Bands
Plastic Twist Ties
Sewing Needles & Thread
Starch ( Easy on Easy off walls for fabric wallpapering or for appliqués)
Good Pair of Scissors for Fabric
Utility Scissors for everything else
Woodworking you may need a light weight handsaw.
T-Square or Level
Gold Touch-up Pen
Spray paint Black& White
Craft Paint in your decors color scheme
Assortment of ribbons, buttons and fringe.
These tools may not all fit in your toolbox, yet are good to have on hand.
Screwdriver - Phillips and Flat Head ( get multiple sizes)
Iron & Ironing Board
Take the time in advance to gather your equipment and that next do-it-yourself project will be simpler and faster to accomplish.
Where is that hammer? In your Decorating Tool Box!
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