Tools, Tips & Links
We had too many links to keep on one page! Click on the button below to view our link collection in del.icio.us. It’s full of the best DIY, home improvement, design, victoriana, and community-building links.
Check out our Amazon store – I compiled a list of our favorite home improvement and restoration reads (and a few tools!).
Need a houseblog fix?
- BEHR: Explore Color
- BEHR: Victorian Color Palette
- Sherwin Williams Color Visualizer
- Sherwin Williams’ Victorian Color Palette
- Dutch Boy’s Project Planner
- Paint coverage
- Wallpaper & Border
- Hardwood flooring, trim and molding
- Roof Area
Project Tracking & Organizing Tools:
Basecamp – Sign up for your free account and get your home improvement projects organized! You can set up to-do lists, assign tasks, set milestones, and track your progress.
Ta-Da List – A very simple, easy to track to-do list tool
Budget Tracker – SimplePlanning.com has an easily customized Excel spreadsheet for under $10. It has nice graphs to show you at a glance where all your money is going. I bought it this past January and love it!