Jill Washburn, FOX 2 Detroit

Jill Washburn

FOX 2 Detroit

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Past articles by Jill:

Super Simple DIY No-Sew Shirt Repair

I'm showing you how to do a super easy, no-sew repair to a damaged shirt. Even I was blown away by how good the shirt looked when it was done! → Read More

Creative Affordable Do-It-Yourself Way to Divert Rainwater

I show you a creative and affordable trick that I used to keep rainwater from flowing into my garage. It's so easy, and it really works! → Read More

Cover Furniture Scratches Easily the DIY Way

I have a handful of tricks up my sleeve when it comes to touching up furniture. One of them is very unconventional, but it totally works!! → Read More

Easy Do-It-Yourself 4th of July Dessert Treat

I've got the best little easy and show-stopping 4th of July treat. It'll be the hit of any party or family gathering for the 4th! → Read More

DIY Pro Tips for Lining Dresser Drawers with Fabric or Paper

I show two great ways to line a dresser drawer. One is a permanent felt liner that looks so rich and the other is a paper liner that you can change on a whim. → Read More

Super Simple DIY Way to Get Carpenter Bees to Leave Your Home

This is the easiest Jill of All Trades I've ever done. I wish I would have discovered it years ago. My carpenter bee problem... solved! → Read More

DIY Tips for Repairing Your Own Clock and Replacing the Clocks Works

I showed how easy it is to replace the battery-operated clock works on the back of a clock. It took me only a few minutes to take the back apart, remove the works, install a new one, and reassemble the clock. → Read More

DIY Baking Jill's Famous Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

For the first time ever, I share my very own chocolate cake recipe. It's one of the cakes I'm known for and now you can enjoy it, too. → Read More

DIY Rehab Tips for Renovating Trash-Picked Bench

This is Part 2 of the rehab of a bench I found on the side of the road. In this segment, I finish bracing and reinforcing it, and seal the deal with a good coat of paint. → Read More

DIY Fixes For a Trash-Picked and Weathered Old Bench

I found an old workshop bench in someone's trash. I'm saving it from the landfill by making repairs to it. There are some good basic skills here that would apply to many other projects. → Read More

Homeowner DIY Tips to Scare Away Woodpeckers

I show you how to keep woodpeckers from damaging your home. One of the ways is pretty unconventional... but it works! → Read More

Fixing Your Car Liftgate with DIY Tips

I'm showing you how to figure out if the hydraulic struts on your vehicle's liftgate or trunk lid need replacing or just a little maintenance work. Either way, it's an easy and affordable fix! → Read More

Finding New DIY Ways to Wash Household Items in the Dishwasher

In this Jill of All Trades, I show you how handy your dishwasher can be for cleaning things other than dishes (and I don't just mean pots and pans). You can clean things from all over the house by running them through the dishwasher. → Read More

Tasty, Simple, Healthy DIY Dog Treats

I made the best homemade dog treats for my puppers! They were so easy, they tasted good, and the dogs LOVED them! → Read More

The Salvaged Desk Turned Nightstands DIY Project Part 3

I take you through the last few finishing steps to complete the nightstands. You'd never guess that they started out as a desk! → Read More

Salvaged Desk Turned Into Nightstands DIY Project Part 2

I am starting the rebuild for the nightstands that I'm building from an old desk. Here I am putting the trim around the tops. → Read More

Salvaged Desk Turns Into Nightstands DIY Project Pt 1

Jill of All Trades, Jill Washburn, gives an old desk a new life as a pair of nightstands. The week, in Part 1, Jill cuts apart the desk. → Read More

Rehabbing a Toddler Bed Rescued and Recovered on Trash Day

I put the finishing touches on the toddler bed that I saved from someone's trash on trash day. Here, I show how to reinforce it, so it will stand up to any kid's antics, then I patched holes and put a fresh coat of paint on it. → Read More

Make a bouquet of cut flowers last longer

This week on Jill of All Trades, Jill shows us her secret to keeping her flowers looking fresh, and lasting longer. → Read More

Tackling problem hinges around the house

This week, our Jill of All Trades, Jill Washburn, shows us how to tackle some problem hinges on cabinets around the house. → Read More