DIY Indow Windows (Interior Storm Windows) with the Magnetseal Kit

How to make and install your own custom interior storm windows


How to convert your closet into a bedroom

Author’s note: This post is from 2010, back when I was single, living in a studio in DC. This was always a popular post so I’m leaving it here, as it captures the spirit of what jkcoolmom is all about.   I like to tell people I sleep in my closet. Rents are rising faster…

How to stripe furniture with electric tape

So I got this wonderful vintage sideboard off Craigslist, and decided it was a little too “solid wood”-looking for my small dining area.  It just seemed to take too much visual weight, and the walnut clashed a little with my espresso dining table. How to make it look more whimsical and less traditional? Easy –…