In today’s world, it’s more important than ever to make use of materials we already have in order to cut down on waste. Not only does this help the environment, but it also does its part in helping individuals save money and to have a tidier and more organized home. Plus, finding projects that take advantage of DIY projects...
Gardening is dirty business! Literally, the word, “dirt” is in dirty and we all know the gold of the garden is in the dirt. Working with your hands in your garden bed is satisfying on many levels, undoubtedly the least of which is the filthy fingers left when you’re done. Wearing gloves may help keep your hands clean and...
During the festive season, I love to bring as much atmospheric light into my home as possible. I don’t just put Christmas lights up on the tree and outside; sometimes I run them through my garlands too. I also love to light candles to make for an even warmer holiday ambiance. And that means making DIY handcrafted lanterns! Maybe you have seen...
If you have drab or plain painted walls, wall paper is a great way to create interesting borders or contrast in the room. There are thousands of wallpaper designs available to help turn even the most boring room into something new. Hanging wallpaper is not overly difficult; however, it does take some patience and a little know how. Therefore, here is...
Hanging wallpaper on outside corners can be difficult in order to make sure that it doesn't peel or tear. Here are a few tips that can help you with this task and make it go smoothly. 1. Prepare One big issue with the outside corner is that you have to make sure that there is enough material to go around. Mapping...
You're not alone in your love of seasonal produce: Pesky fruit flies always seem to find their way to your farmer's market haul before you even get a chance to fully enjoy it. AndIt doesn't take long for them to take over your kitchen. Here are a few ways you can kill these annoying intruders: Make a DIY trap with apple cider vinegar...
Rather than tossing your empty vino vessels after you've enjoyed your favorite red or white, turn them into art. Whether used as an inventive candle holder or easy one-and-done flower vase, DIY wine bottle centerpieces can instantly upgrade any table for any occasion. (DIY wedding centerpieces? Check.) Get inspired by our favorite homemade wine bottle centerpieces, along with these repurposed wine...
Spring into the season with a DIY wreath that's easy, affordable, and of course, very pretty. Your guests will feel the warmest welcome when they're greeted by a bright and beautiful craft. You could even get the kids involved to make not only an elegant creation, but also lifelong memories they'll carry with them forever. Seed-Packet Wreath To create this retro wreath, attach 12 to...
So long, winter! Welcome spring, the season of renewal, in all its bright, warm glory with the best spring crafts for your home. From pretty DIY wreaths to decorative centerpieces, these simple projects will infuse your interior with a breath of fresh country air. You can also check out these farmhouse decorating ideas and beautiful flower crafts for more spring inspiration. DIY Patterned Carpet Why spend a fortune on...
Painting your Formica cabinets is a cheap way to give a room a whole new look. But be warned, it's tricky to paint over Formica. Formica has such a slippery surface that paint has a hard time sticking to it. The best ways to paint over Formica are to: Here's how to paint your Formica cabinets: Remove all the hardware from the...