ISBN 9780553384024,Do-It-Yourself Family: Fun And Useful Home Projects The Whole Family Can Make Together

Do-It-Yourself Family: Fun And Useful Home Projects The Whole Family Can Make Together


Eric Stromer


Random House India



Random House India

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9780553384024

ISBN-10 0553384023


Number of Pages 211 Pages
Language (English)


The genius of Eric Stromer's book is showing that do-it-yourself projects are a wonderful way to bring your family together. While enjoying each other's company, you learn how to set reachable goals and to build a little confidence along the way. Thank you, Eric, for your enthusiastic encouragement of constructive family time (literally) and for sharing practical tips to make the effort fun and successful. I can't wait for our next trip to the hardware store." -Amy Grant Love do-it-yourself projects but have no time? Have your kids taken your hearth and home hostage? Let TV's Superhandy Dad, Eric Stromer, Walk You Through Fun Do-It-Yourself Activities and Home Improvement Projects That You and Your Brood Can Enjoy! Eric Stromer brings his kid-friendly approach to this fun and practical how-to guide for large and small projects for the whole family. Taking you through the major areas in your home, Eric's step-by-step techniques will show you how to: •Create entertainment anywhere with an amazing portable activity center your kids will love, while you enjoy some adult time •Rediscover the person you married by transforming your bedroom into an orderly romantic oasis •Make supervised backyard playtime a snap with fun and functional improvements •Control clutter in every room with storage your kids will enjoy maintaining And with every project, motivate your kids-and their friends-to make your home improvement goals their weekend of play and a memorable time with you! Whether you're an experienced do-it-yourselfer or a beginner who's always dreamed of tackling home remodeling projects, let Eric Stromer get you started, keep you going, and help you finish like a pro. About the Author Eric Stromer, named one of People magazine's "Sexiest Men Alive" and iParenting's "father of the month," created clean-up solutions for TLC's Clean Sweep-for which he has solved problems in over 250 rooms and remodeled nearly 50 homes! In Fall 2005, Eric also starred in NBC's primetime show, Three Wishes, the much-heralded series designed to grant wishes and inspire hope to families and communities across America, co-hosted by Grammy-winner Amy Grant. Eric studied theater at the University of Colorado, where he began work in construction to make ends meet. Upon graduation, Eric moved to Los Angeles, where he began remodeling houses. His eye for design and great craftsmanship captured the attention of celebrity clients like Mel Gibson, Elijah Wood, Dylan McDermott, among others. Eventually, Eric landed a role on the soap opera Santa Barbara, and his new career in front of the camera was born. Eric is the father of two boys and a husband to an accomplished and busy woman. Following his own dad's example, Eric brings his family closer together by engaging in building projects as a team.