I wish I had a huge assortment of tools and a huge gorgeous garage workshop. The truth is, I am using the most basic versions of just a few tools and I mostly work on my garage floor…BUT, I’ve still been able to get by building built-ins, wall moldings, shelves, furniture etc. with just 5 power tools. So here’s a quick list of the ONLY 5 TOOLS YOU REALLY NEED to get going on almost any home improvement or DIY project.
Cute Artificial Plants
As you all know, I keep killing all my plants…I’ve already been through 3 fiddle figs and 3 succulents this year. Maybe it’s that I have a very dark house, or maybe it’s that I smother my plants. Regardless, I finally just decided to buy some fake plants. After all, maybe these plants will be motivation to try AGAIN and actually keep one alive. Maybe?
Here are some cute modern artificial plants if you have a black thumb like me.
Black Friday List
Okay, I’m not a big shopper, but I DID round up just a few of my favorite things for this holiday season.
My Most Purchased DIY Item
5 Tools Every DIYer Needs (these are the only tools I own):
***RYOBI is having a BUY a tool get one Free at Home Depot. Check out this link for details.*** Here are some Home Depot deals below.
You can get this drill and nail gun kit combo for $51 off. The nail gun is battery operated and doesn’t even need an air compressor. I use a drill and nail gun on almost every project.
Here is a miter saw for $100 off. It can even slide to accommodate wider boards. I use one to cut all my boards.
Electric Sander: This sander makes smoothing out wood, sanding off wood putty, and all finishing aspects so much quicker.
Kreg Jig(Optional but LIFE CHANGING): This tool is so cool because it allows you to attach boards with hidden holes so the finished project looks nicer (and it makes joints stronger). This is a must if you ever get into building built ins or basic furniture. This is the exact set I’ve had for 8 years and loved.
My Home Favorites:
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This Bean Bag Chair: 20% off with the code THANKS. Its never on sale, so this is the cheapest you’ll get it. I know because I watched the price for 4 months. This is my favorite ever bean bag chair that is stylish and comfy. We use ours all the time in our playroom.
This Rug: 6o% off with code BLK60. This rug has been in our playroom for 3 years and we love it. Super soft, no shedding, and really durable with no wear.
This Nightstand: This is the nightstand I got for my son’s room and it’s the perfect color and really good quality for a great price.
This Nightstand:This is the nightstand in my room that I love!
These Pillows: Perfect 4 pack of Christmas pillows and for only $39!
Boogie Board : Such a good toy to entertain kids in the car or at church. They can write and erase on it over and over again. My kids use this all the time.
The Only 5 Tools You Really Need
I wish I had a huge assortment of tools and a huge gorgeous garage workshop. The truth is, I am using the most basic versions of just a few tools and I mostly work on my garage floor…BUT, I’ve still been able to get by building built-ins, wall moldings, shelves, furniture etc. with just 5 power tools. So here’s a quick list of the ONLY 5 TOOLS YOU REALLY NEED to get going on almost any home improvement project.