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Freda K Eckel is the owner of Rented Mule. She enjoys writing about all types of home and garden related topics, especially DIY projects that save the homeowner money and reflects their personal style.

 She is  currently writing a series of DIY articles for Hubpages which include gardening, home remodeling, decorating inside and out and more.

 Freda enjoys creating the Scrappy SIgns Collection  by painting handcrafted barnwood signs from reclaimed antique  KY barnwood for her business.  More information about the signs can be found here  Follow Scrappy SIgns on Facebook at


Her websites are SBI sites, find out all about the advantages of being an SBI owner  for yourself at

She also loves gardening, taking photos of her garden, and sharing them on Facebook and her websites, being creative and home renovation projects. See her latest garden photos at 

 Freda  does all of the writing for her home improvement site  which features DIY projects that have been done to her home and garden. Follow the website on facebook at ot


Follow RentedMule on Facebook at!/pages/Rented-Mule-DIY-Home-and-Garden-Improvements/206674036024018 to see the latest inspiring ideas for your home and garden.

Freda welcomes your comments on her individual Hubpages articles, which can be left at the bottom of any Hub.

She also welcomes your feedback and suggestions  on her home improvement website. The link to leave comments there, is

Or share your own DIY project stories at