Everything You Need to Know About our March Sale

Have you been waiting for the right opportunity to buy a new grill for your favorite BBQ enthusiast (or yourself)? Get ready to up your grilling game for spring, because we are running a Customer Appreciation Sale like we haven’t run before! The first weekend in March, from Friday the 2nd through Sunday the 4th,…

Inspiration: Fall Front Doors

Tomorrow is the first day of Fall, ya’ll!  If you’re like us you’re ready to start decorating and welcoming the best season of the year in hopes that the weather change will soon follow. Check out these fun front door/porch ideas that we found on Pinterest and get inspired to decorate your own home or…

These 5 Things Will Get Your Lawn Ready for Fall/Winter

“Feed” Your Lawn Feeding your lawn a couple of times during the fall and winter will help it be more lush when next spring rolls around. Look for a “weed and feed” type product that will act as a weed killer and give your grass stronger, thicker roots in the spring. Out With the Old…

Five Ways to Use Amy Howard One Step Paint

Now that the end of summer is in sight, we’re starting to think about DIY projects (that will be much more tolerable in cooler temps). If you’ve been in our store and browsed our paint section, hopefully you’ve seen the Amy Howard One Step Paint on its cute display near the front. This paint is…

Sun’s Out, Keep Bugs Out: Window Screen Repair

Ahh, spring. Aside from the occasional tornado warning, this is one of the prettiest times of year in the South. One hallmark of a Texas spring are warm (but not too warm), breezy, sunny days. And what do we all want to do on a breezy, warm day? Fling our windows open and let the…

Freshen Your Exterior With Benjamin Moore

It’s that time of year, spring. For most of us, it’s the time to clean up inside and outside our homes. If you’ve been watching as much HGTV as we have, you may be dreaming up some changes as well. Updating the color of the exterior of your home is a great way to change…

Dot’s DIY: Easy Easter Centerpiece

Easter is just a hop, skip and a jump away (see what we did there), and we’ve come up with a cute project that would look adorable as a centerpiece or table decor for your Easter meal or party. Supplies: – Ball Mason Jars – Paint (we like the look of Amy Howard at Home…

So You’re Ready to Start Your First Garden

If you’ve ever thought about planting your own garden and growing your own fresh veggies, now is the time to get started. If you’ve never gardened before and want to wade in, a raised flower bed (or even large containers) is a good way to start. There are a ton of DIY plans online for…

Dots DIY: Painted Flowerpots

It’s that time of year – seed planting time! And once you buy your seeds, you’ll need something to put them in. We can help with a fun DIY Project that’s fun for kids and adults alike. Supplies: – Terra cotta pots – Paints! Acrylics were used for this project that involved little hands, but…

Getting Married? Register at a Hardware Store!

Ahh, weddings. It’s one of the few times in your life as a couple that people are willing to shower you with gifts. When we think about registries, we often think about those classic wedding gifts: fine china, silver, beautiful wine glasses—things meant to last a lifetime. But let’s get real. Fine china is amazing,…

Home Storage Hacks to Help Organize Your Space

A place for everything, and everything in it’s place. That’s easier said than done, right? But it’s true! Taking the time to carefully plan your space and designate a place for every item can make a huge difference when it comes to organizing your home. Luckily, there are a few handy products that can help…

Five Unconventional Valentine’s Gift Ideas

  Valentines Day is approaching, and visions of flowers, chocolates and strawberries are being paraded in front of our consumer eyes. Why not try something outside the box this Valentine’s Day? Your local neighborhood hardware store has a few ideas that can help you change it up this year! 1. Go Big with Big Green…