35.5 F
New York
March 20, 2019
Home DIY & How to

DIY & How to

The History of Easter Trees The Easter Egg Tree or “Osterbaum” is widely believed to have originated in Germany. German couple Christa and Volker Kraft became famous for their tree, which they started decorating in 1965 with just 18 egg ornaments. Before they retired the tradition in 2015, their tree grew to include 10,000 uniquely decorated eggs, which supposedly took the...
There’s nothing worse in a bathroom than feeling like your already small vanity is completely disorganized and overcrowded. When that happens, every time you go to brush your teeth, grab your hair brush, or even just wash your hands, you feel like something is going to topple over and you may even begin to feel like your vanity just looks...
If you celebrate Easter, you're familiar with the holiday's traditions, including the Easter bunny, gifting Easter baskets, going on egg hunts, and dyeing eggs. But what you might not realize is that all the pretty pastel colors associated with those spring festivities actually have a deeper meaning when it comes to Easter, a holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Liturgical colors, the colors found...
There's nothing like a crafting afternoon with your little ones to make memories and establish family traditions. Kick off the festivities this spring with these easy Easter crafts for kids. These DIY ideas for Easter are inexpensive and fun—plus, the finished products make cute Easter decor! Looking for more activities your children are sure to love? Check out these fun Easter games and Easter egg hunt ideas. Hoppy crafting! DIY Easter...
Tough as it is, drywall can withstand only limited abuse. A door flung open with too much force can produce a doorknob-size hole in the wall. This kind of damage looks bad, but even large holes are easy to fix. The easiest way is to purchase a drywall repair kit. Measure the hole, and visit your local hardware store or...
Due to shrinking of the wooden studs that are behind the drywall or warping of the wooden frame, nails and screws that were driven into the drywall can become loose and pop out. You can tell if you have a screw popping out either because you see a bump on your wall around the size of a quarter or...
Your kitchen backsplash sees a lot of mess, from spattered spaghetti sauce and spilled drinks to cooking grease and normal dust accumulation. Keep your kitchen germ-free by replacing a painted backsplash with easy-to-clean tile – or give your room a new look by replacing your current tile with a new design. Here are five easy steps to redoing your...
Professional furniture restorers and hobbyists alike all have one thing in common: the desire to pluck a piece of furniture off the side of the road and restore it to its former glory. What's not to like? You're saving something from a landfill and breathing new life into a forgotten item. The former owner only saw a table with broken legs...
Do you remember the old song “Paper Roses?” Since I was a little girl I have been sort of obsessed with paper roses and recently I came across these gorgeous roses that you can make from old book pages. These are so lovely and can be used in so many ways to create so many gorgeous things. If you...
Some of my favorite projects to work on involve making furniture. I’m not even close to being an expert at it but I’m always willing to give something a try. And there are so many great design ideas out there on Pinterest or the woodworking forums. It’s pretty easy to get a good set of plans and start a...

Most popular

Recent posts