Content by Tammy Schoppet, Founder of Rental Decorating Digest
Assemble your own decorating toolbox! Do-it-yourself decorating can be satisfying and great for the budget. Having the right tools on hand makes this process even more worthwhile. Here is a list of the most widely used tools for basically any decorating project. With the right tools you can accomplish anything!
|Hanging ThingsPush Pins
Sewing Machine Needles (to hang pictures without large wholes, holds approximately 30#)
|Attaching ThingsGlue Gun & Glue Sticks
Can of Spray Adhesive
Staple Gun & Staples
Multi- Sized Rubber Bands
Plastic Twist Ties
Sewing Needles & Thread
Starch ( Easy on Easy off walls for fabric wallpapering or for appliqués)
|Cutting ThingsGood Pair of Scissors for Fabric
Utility Scissors for everything else
Woodworking you may need a light weight handsaw.
T-Square or Level
|Decorating ThingsGold Touch-up Pen
Spray paint Black& White
Craft Paint in your decors color scheme
Assortment of ribbons, buttons and fringe.
|The HardwareThese tools may not all fit in your toolbox, yet are good to have on hand.
Screwdriver – Phillips and Flat Head ( get multiple sizes)
Iron & Ironing Board
Storing Your Tools: Tools can be stored in a toolbox, caddy or step stool which allows for easy access and will keep your tools organized in one central location .
Replenish as needed and you are ready to conquer any decorating project!