Stretch a rubber band over your gallon of paint to swipe the extra paint off of your brush. (If I manage to do this without spilling the entire gallon of paint getting the rubberband on, it's truly a genius idea.
A narrow flagstone path through lush plantings turns a sideyard into a magical walkway. Yes, it's a side yard, but this space is also a private garden to be viewed from indoors. The leafy tree canopy adds a sense of intimacy