Posts tagged with «DIY»

Contemporary and Industrial DIY Shelving Units

Shelving units can be expensive to purchase and usually use the same boring designs. Why use store bought shelves when you can make them yourself? We came up with a list of our favorite DIY shelves to install in your home. In this list we included a DIY industrial or urban shelving unit (pictured above) made out of pipe that one of employees created. We included the full instructions on how to install these shelves in […]

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6 Tips on Prepping Walls for Painting

Painting walls can be troubling when there are a great plural of wall flaws that will disrupt your painting. Luckily, there are a lot of quick fixes for wall issues that will get your surfaces even and ready for paint. We’ve collected a list of six common problems with walls that people run into when they go to paint or repaint a room and the solutions to these problems. 1.) Stained Walls When going to paint […]

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Home Improvement Projects to Leave to the Professionals

This season is the perfect time to finish up your home improvements projects before the cruel winter weather appears. People often think DIY home maintenance is the best solution. However, some projects are much more complex for the average DIYer and are best left up to the professionals. We’ve gathered a list of home improvements that are illegal to do yourself, and the reason why you’ll want to hire a professional to perform these tasks. 1.) Replacing […]

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Unique DIY Halloween Decorations

Seeing the same old Halloween decorations every year can get old very fast and be irritating. Luckily, we have found new creative DIY Halloween decorations for you to use in and around your home. Trick-or-treaters will love the new additions to your home with these decorations. The best part is that you can make them at home, instead of wasting your money on factory produced décor. If your pet refuses to wear a costume for […]

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2 Quick Fall Crafts to Decorate Your Home

With the leaves starting to change and cooler weather keeping you indoors, it’s the perfect time to get started on new fall crafts. It can be difficult and expensive to pick out home décor at your favorite shopping center. Luckily, it can be so much easier to decorate your home by using things that are commonly found in your backyard. Check out these fall crafts from items that you would find in your backyard! These […]

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4 DIY Fall Scents for Your Home

From pumpkin spice to apple cinnamon, fall scents are quickly coming back into style this year. Many stores sell overpriced candles and sprays that can help your home smell like fall again. Yet, there are many homemade recipes for these scents that are a fraction of the cost of the store bought items. Check out four great DIY fall scent recipes that you can make in your home. 1.) Fall Potpourri with Dried Fruit and […]

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Backyard DIY Projects that Won’t Break the Bank

Summer is finally here! With the kids out of school and summer holidays coming up, odds are you will be hosting plenty of backyard parties this season. As you think of ways to spruce up your yard and make it more comfortable for your guests, potential costs may be weighing heavily on your mind. The good news is that you don’t need to shell out hundreds to fix your yard. You can find many fun […]

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See the Best DIY Pallet Projects to Spice up your Outdoor Living Space

Pallets are versatile materials that you can upcycle into everything from planters, to walls, or even an outdoor pallet bar. And you can often get spare pallets for free from your local hardware store! Read on to find out how to make some of the best DIY pallet projects and add style and personality to your outdoor space. Getting your Pallets One of the best things about working with pallets is that you can often […]

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Stay on Track with These 6 Key Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Summer is the perfect time for cookouts and vacations, but if you let things go on the home maintenance front you could wind up with expensive repairs that could leave you stuck at home. Read on for key tips on solving 6 issues that crop up during the summer, from deck problems to leaky basements, so you can get back to having fun! 1: Wet Basement All of those summer thunderstorms can lead to a […]

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Save Money with these Easy DIY Garden Tools

The right garden tools are essential for nurturing beautiful flowers and scrumptious vegetables. It’s easy to spend a fortune on fancy garden tools, but sometimes the perfect tool for the job is already right under your nose. Read on to find out how to make several super-handy garden tools for little or no cost and very little effort, and keep lots of green in your wallet as well as in your garden! Re-purposed Garden Tools […]

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Easy Steps to Transform your Home’s Look, Indoors or Out

Whether you’re rejuvenating your tired old kitchen or revamping your outdoor living space to get ready for summer fun, a new look for part of your home is a wonderful way to welcome a new season and perk up your days. Read on to get lots of key tips for transforming your home’s look! Add some Style Indoors You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars and gut a whole room to fundamentally change the […]

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Liven up Your Outdoor Space with these 2 Easy DIY Videos

Now is the perfect time of year to fire up the grill, kick back on the deck, and make lots of fun memories with your family and friends. You want your outdoor living space to have just as much style as the inside of your home, and these 2 easy DIY projects will help you get there. Read more to see our video instructions for making your own stylish pallet bar and gorgeous flower tower! […]

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Clever Can Camo: 5 Creative Ways to Hide your Trash Cans

Trash cans: we all need them, but nobody wants to look at them. So what do you do? Read on to discover 5 creative ways to transform your indoor or outdoor trash can from eyesore to décor without sacrificing function or convenience.   1: DIY Cedar Camouflage Fence The first idea is for outdoors. This couple built an attractive disguise for their trash cans using cedar fencing, 4X4 posts, and framing made of 2X4 treated […]

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Trade up your Thermostat and Slash your Heating and Cooling Bill

Installing a programmable thermostat is one of the quickest, easiest ways to reduce your home energy use and save money. All you need are some basic tools and about 20 minutes, and you’ll be on your way to smaller heating and cooling bills! This step-by-step guide with photos and video has everything you need to know to install your new thermostat and start saving. Why Switch Thermostats? If you don’t already have a programmable thermostat, […]

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Transform your Old Dresser with this Step-by-Step Video!

Is your old dresser or end table in desperate need of a re-boot? No need to spend a fortune at the furniture store! This easy-to-follow video will show you everything you need to know to completely transform your dresser from dull to “wow,” step-by-step. You won’t recognize your old dresser! Why drop a load of cash on brand new furniture if you don’t have to? The video below shows you everything you will need to […]

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The 3 Keys to a Clean and Clog-Free Shower Drain

Your shower should be a place for you to relax and wash away the day’s worries. But if you find yourself standing in a puddle of dirty water, or if disgusting odors keep wafting up from your shower drain, your shower suddenly changes from a place of relaxation to a source of stress. Keep your shower drain clean, fresh and clog-free with these 3 essential tips! Clear out Clogs Every drain will clog at some […]

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Get the Job Done Right with these 4 Essential Painting Tips

A few cans of paint are some of the top tools in your DIY arsenal for totally transforming any room’s look, or for beautifying and protecting your home’s exterior. But the wrong equipment or improper preparation can lead to a big mess and a bigger headache. These 4 tips for painting will help you breeze through your house painting project and get the job done like a pro, without the hefty contractor price tag. Start […]

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Holiday Centerpieces

In the next few weeks our highly used dining rooms are going to be filled with friends and family for the upcoming holidays. Easily enhance your tables with some simple centerpieces. Most of the items we used in our centerpieces were bought at our local Hobby Lobby. Take a look at our video and you may get some holiday decorating inspiration.

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Water Your Garden, Save Money and Live Green with a Rain Barrel!

We all need to water our lawns and gardens sometimes to keep them green and healthy, especially during a dry summer. But if you just reach for the garden hose when your lawn and garden are thirsty, you’re spending more on your water bill than you need to. Many of your neighbors use rain barrels as an inexpensive, environmentally-friendly way to keep their plants healthy. Read on to find out how to try a rain […]

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