Carol Benton

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Carol Benton is a longtime homeowner with enthusiasm for DIY, gardening, and home décor projects. As a retired college professor, Carol has transformed her love of research and writing from the academic world to the world of freelance writing for the internet. Visit Carol’s blog Scribbling Boomer to see what she’s up to.

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FEBRUARY 23, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Copper Spray Paint for Your DIY Projects

Copper spray paint is a top choice of home decor enthusiasts, DIYers, and crafters who love to transform furniture and accessories into fashionable, on-trend, decor pieces. Available in a...

FEBRUARY 23, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Fabric Spray Paint for Your DIY Projects

Whether you're refurbishing upholstered furniture, updating throw rugs, adding pizzazz to a pair of canvas shoes, or wanting to monogram baby gear, the best fabric spray paint can elevate...

FEBRUARY 22, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Eraser for Your Art and DIY Projects

Artists, DIY enthusiasts, students, and office workers use pencils and other writing and drawing instruments on a daily basis, for both creative and utilitarian purposes. But everyone occ...

FEBRUARY 16, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Cat Carrier for Taking Your Pet on the Go

Whether you’re taking your cat on a cross-country flight for a vacation or a car trip across town to the vet for flea treatment, a cat carrier can make the journey less stressful for both...

FEBRUARY 14, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Acrylic Paint Brushes for Your DIY Project

Artists and crafters favor acrylic paint for its versatility. It is used not only on canvas, but also on glass, wood, metal, fabric, ceramic, and stone to create colorful, artistic effect...

FEBRUARY 14, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Gel Pens for Coloring and DIY Projects

In years gone by, coloring books were found mainly in children’s playrooms and kindergarten classrooms. Today, adult coloring books proliferate, offering beneficial opportunities for rela...

FEBRUARY 5, 2021 | FRIDAY
The Best All-Purpose Cleaners for the Home

Versatile and effective, all-purpose cleaners can help save money by performing multiple cleaning functions. As spray-on cleaners or concentrates, they can remove grime and germs from cou...

JANUARY 30, 2021 | SATURDAY
Buyer's Guide: The Best Electric Pencil Sharpeners

There once was a time when many of us would draw, doodle, scribble, and write with pencils, and sharpening our pencils was a never-ending chore. Fast-forward to the 21st century, and we h...

JANUARY 27, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Pillow Protectors for Dust, Allergens, and More

If you frequently awaken to a stuffy nose and sneezing, you may be the victim of allergy-causing particles trapped in your pillow. You may want to consider using a pillow protector to cre...

JANUARY 25, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Pillowcases for Your Bedding

For optimal health, sleep experts recommend seven to nine hours of sleep each night. That means our heads, hair, and faces make contact with our pillowcases for approximately one-third of...