Handmade Door Decorations to Usher in a Happy Holidays

Handmade Door Decorations to Usher in a Happy Holidays

There is no denying this has been a crazy year. So, maybe you’re thinking about holiday decorating a little earlier this year to spark some joy around the house. And, maybe with budgets a little tighter, more time on our hands, or just something to distract the kids, you’re considering doing some DIY. Here are a few door decorations projects to add some fun to your front door.

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Did You Know Our Design Center Helps With These?

It is called the Kitchen and Bath Design Center, so we understand why one might think that is all we do. While we definitely specialize in both of those, that isn’t all we can do. Our experts have helped homeowners with a lot of custom projects. Just like kitchens and bathrooms, no household is the same. Yes, houses can be similar but our lifestyles can vary from homeowner to homeowner. That is why we are happy to help with making the most of your space. Here are some other projects our design center can help you with.

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4 DIY Woodworking Projects to Get You in the Fall Spirit

4 DIY Woodworking Projects to Get You in the Fall Spirit

As the weather begins to chill and the holiday season is fast approaching, there’s never been a better time to get in the spirit of fall. And, to heck with store-bought Halloween and fall-inspired home decor. We know you would rather make them yourself (it’s more fun that way too). So, take a weekend with the family, head out to the garage, and get your hands dirty with some DIY woodworking projects. Here are four fun projects that can all be finished up in the span of a “fan-less” football game.

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What is the Kitchen Triangle?

What is the Kitchen Triangle?

If you know anything about kitchen functionality (or you just happen to have a kitchen yourself), you may have heard of the “working triangle” or the “ kitchen triangle” design. The decades-old design concept implies that a kitchen’s three main work areas will always connect to form a triangle shape. Specifically, the sink, the refrigerator, and the stove. Now, take a moment and think about the layout of your kitchen. Can you find the triangle hidden in there? We’re willing to bet you can.

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Pressure Treated Wood – What, Where, and How

Pressure Treated Wood - What, Where, and How

There is a lot of information about pressure-treated wood out there. And, unless you are a contractor, some of the details can be overwhelming. This is why we wanted to put together a list of the top three questions we get regarding pressure-treated lumber. If you are a homeowner or looking to do an outdoor project, this might be helpful. If you have any additional questions, our staff at Friel Lumber is happy to help.

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Inspirational Quotes You’ll Love to Hang in Your Home

Inspirational Quotes You'll Love to Hang in Your Home

We do a lot of articles about updating, designing, and making big remodeling decisions in your home. Except there is one thing that we don’t discuss a lot of, decor. And that is for good reason. While we can remodel kitchens or baths like no other, we are not interior designers. If it’s what backsplash works with your countertops, we got you. That being said, what makes a house a home is the character we add to it. At Friel Lumber, we are all about putting your own stamp on your home. That is why we want to talk about wall art. It’s an easy, inexpensive way to jazz up any room. And there are a lot of inspirational quotes to choose from. Here are some great quotes you’ll love to hang in your home.

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How to Teach Kids About Tools

How to Teach Kids About Tools

While Maryland residents are required to shelter-in-place during the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s plenty of time to keep the kids busy with a few DIY projects. Not only are these projects fun and entertaining, but they can also provide an effective way to teach kids about tools.

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5 Creative DIY Projects to Keep Kids Entertained at Home

5 Creative DIY Projects to Keep Kids Entertained at Home

The current COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented circumstances for everyone. Many of us are self-isolating and working from home, and just as many have children who are online-learning during the school closures. While adults might find it easier to make the transition from work to home, the kids may be getting restless. If this is the case for your family – it’s time to create DIY projects to keep kids entertained at home.

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It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Yard

It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Yard

Spring cleaning isn’t just for sprucing up the inside of your home. With the arrival of warmer temperatures and some much-needed sunshine comes the task of spring cleaning your yard. Fortunately, when you break it down into steps, the annual task isn’t nearly as daunting as you may think.

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Top 10 Tools for Every Homeowner

Top 10 Tools for Every Homeowner

Between minor cosmetic projects and daily maintenance, having the right tools on hand can help you stop sweating the small stuff. Sure, while there are some tasks better left to the professionals, every homeowner should be prepared for the tasks of everyday repairs or even the occasional DIY project. Here are 10 essential tools that every homeowner should have in their toolbox.

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