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Unique Front Door Paint Colors

Everyone is always thinking “How can I make my house unique?” In the day and age of subdivisions and homeowners associations, many homes look very similar (although many developers are starting to change this...

DIY Living Room Ideas and Decor

The living room is the room most families spend the majority of their time.  Whether it is watching the television or just sitting around and chatting, many people want to make their living rooms...

Add Your Tip or FAQ to Modestly Handmade!

Add Your Tip or FAQ to Modestly Handmade!

Do you have a tip or FAQ that you’d like to see on our site?  Do you have a question that you’ve been asked a lot and simply do not know the answer to?...

FAQ: What is the Height of a Counter Height Table?

FAQ: What is the Height of a Counter Height Table?

Pretty simple answer:  the height of a counter height table is typically 36 inches above the floor.  Hint:  Do NOT make the same mistake we did and think it is 48 inches above the...

Some Cool DIY Dining Room (And More) Table Ideas

Some Cool DIY Dining Room (And More) Table Ideas

Here are a few cool DIY dining room table ideas and some links to go along with them.  Hopefully someday we’ll do our own, but until now, we can all just window shop on...

Garage Organization Kits

Garage Organization Kits

There are a ton of garage organization kits out there – some DIY, some you can just buy.  What’s the best?  Well, it depends on your garage and what you are looking to do...

FAQ: How Long Does It Take Paint To Dry On Wood?

FAQ: How Long Does It Take Paint To Dry On Wood?

It’s a common question that we get a lot – how long does it usually take for paint to dry?  The answer is that it depends on the type of paint, the surface you...