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Turn a plain bulletin board into a message center for greeting cards and holiday photos. This project took just a couple hours to make and cost less than $15.

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The Best Ways to Run Power to the Outdoors

Run electricity outdoors conveniently and safely by taking power to an outbuilding or installing an outdoor socket outlet.

Kitchen Lighting: Brilliance on a Budget

These tips for low-cost kitchen lighting are kind to your wallet and keep your kitchen shining in style.

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