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Liz Lichtenberger

About Liz Lichtenberger

Liz Lichtenberger is an assistant editor at NRHA. When she’s not writing about what’s going on in the hardware industry, she enjoys doing DIY projects around the condo where she and her husband live, trying to decide what paint color to try next, swimming, and cheering on her two favorite college teams: the Kentucky Wildcats and the Xavier Musketeers.

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Paint the Exterior of Your Home

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Now that the warm weather is here, it’s a great time to work on those little projects around your home’s exterior that can really up your curb appeal. Even if you aren’t planning to sell any time soon (but if […] Read More »

Preparing Your Home for Sale

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So you’ve decided to sell your home. Maybe you’re looking for a bigger or smaller house, or you’ve decided to move closer to family, or you want to be a little closer to work to shorten that daily commute. Whatever […] Read More »

DIY Egg Dye

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Easter is right around the corner, and it’s time to get some eggs dyed. This year, why not skip the boxed egg dye and try making your own instead? It’s quick and easy and gives you a chance to put […] Read More »

Getting Organized in the New Year

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Happy New Year! If you’re like most, you’ve probably made a resolution or two for goals you’d like to achieve in 2014. While some of the most common ones are things like “Eat healthier” and “Work out regularly,” another popular […] Read More »

Retiling a Shower

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There was some water damage behind the tile in our shower. Although my husband, David, and I didn’t know the extent of it, it was easy to tell by the loose tiles that something wasn’t right. We knew we needed […] Read More »

Paint Swatch Coasters

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I’m one of those people who usually likes to have a snack and a drink nearby when I’m watching TV or reading on the couch in our family room, so having coasters for the coffee table was a necessity for […] Read More »

Tiling the Kitchen Floor

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I recently shared how we removed our old kitchen flooring. Now I’m back to talk about the new flooring we installed. We chose a neutral beige ceramic tile. For the grout, we just picked the closest color. Some people choose […] Read More »

Tearing Out Old Kitchen Flooring

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After my husband, David, and I painted our kitchen walls (and then painted them again) and painted our kitchen cabinets and got a new counter-top and sink installed, the next step was a new floor. Here’s what the old floor […] Read More »

Color Blocking the Kitchen

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One of the things my husband, David, and I love about our condo is the open floor plan—the kitchen leads to the dining room, which leads to the family room, which leads up the stairs, down the hall and into […] Read More »

Picture This

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Sometimes the easiest DIY projects are the ones that take the longest. After my husband, David, and I got our wedding pictures back, we had to decide which ones we wanted to frame and hang in our house. The plan […] Read More »