How-Tos and Inspiration
When I’m hanging something heavy like a mirror or a large piece of artwork with glass, I want to make sure I can be confident that it won’t come crashing to the floor in the middle of the night. Can you imagine the mess a broken mirror would make? And who wants seven years of bad luck?
North, South, East and West; our picture hanging tools have really had a workout lately.
For a warm-up, Tyler Ryan from WACH-Fox TV took our products to a Lowe’s store in Columbia, North Carolina for his DIY Painting and Walls demonstration. Tyler was definitely impressed when he tried our CenterFinder, Hang & Level, Déco Nails and Déco Screws. He liked them so much that he wrote a full review on his blog, where he also championed our Déco Hammer and Anchor Points.
A back to school supply list for elementary students usually means coloured pencils, spiral-bound or composition notebooks, three-ring binders, glue sticks, scissors and a Disney-themed of backpack. With high school, it's all about the clothes and how cool they look in front of their friends. But for university or college kids, you need to think about the things they need to decorate either a dorm room or first apartment, and that's the stage my daughters are at.
Wall art doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, you can make your own without spending much money at all, just like we did with this project. This DIY wall art is easy to make, incredibly inexpensive, and fun for kids to do on their own too. Here’s the step-by-step: Time: less than an hour […]
The answer is simple: screws are much stronger than nails. If the item you want to hang is light-weight, use a nail. If it’s heavy, use a screw. The rule of thumb is this: when in doubt, use a screw. The last thing that you want is to have your artwork tumbling off the wall. […]
Congratulations to Barrett Black-Caldwell, who won our Guess and Win contest! We asked readers to guess the number of Déco Nails pictured in a photo we posted and Barrett guessed 200 — very close to the actual total of 194 nails. You win a selection of our handy tools. Hopefully they’ll come in handy next […]
Who doesn’t love a great contest? We have a fun one that will take you only seconds to enter. All you have to do is to guess how many of our Déco Nails are in the above picture. Whoever comes the closest will win a terrific UTR prize pack (shown below) made up of a selection of […]