I’m not sure where this image originally came from, but I wish I had known about this the last time I had to paint a wall. It’s great for when you have to go up on a high ladder and don’t want to bring the paint bucket with you.
Filed under: Cleaning/Decorating — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:13 am on Wednesday, February 13, 2013
I curious about these Patterned Paint Rollers, which let you roll a pattern on your wall to get a wallpaper look in a room. Here is a woman demonstrating the product:
It seems like there are quite a few advantages to these. Cost, for one thing. Wallpaper is expensive. This is the cost of the roller (about $16) plus paint.
There are a lot of creative possibilities here, too. You can have any color combination you want in the room.
And while it looks like these might be a bit of a pain to use–you would have to have a very steady hand to get it look right–hanging wallpaper is a pain too. And if you don’t like the end result, you can always paint over it.
Has anyone used a patterned paint roller? What did you think?
I use a magnetic strip to hold my kitchen knives and I love it. It keeps them out of the way and yet within easy reach. But there’s no reason this useful gadget has to be relegated to knives. Here are four other ways to use a magnetic strip:
2012 was a humdinger of a year for my family, but when it gets down to naming what specifically happened, things can get blurry. So in 2013, I’m going to do this project I heard about on Facebook: a New Year’s jar.
Every time something good happens, you write it down on a piece of paper and put it in the jar. Then at the end of the year, you go through the jar and remember all the good things that happened.
This week I have a pile of present to wrap and put in the mail, and a load more to buy. You’re probably in a similar situation. Here’s a round-up of past posts that cover everything from making your own bows to how to get the best deals on shipping: