Tag: DIY

Posted on 07/18/2022
DIY: How to Build a Decorative Barn Door
This may sound counterintuitive, but some of the most eye-catching barn-style accent doors rank among the easiest DIY home improvement projects. And a few insider tips might help push the project along. For example, people who do not work in the construction trades rarely realize that many 10-inch wide boards run closer to 9.25 inches. That insider tip...
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Posted on 04/18/2022
5 Ways to Preserve Leaves
Preserving leaves can give them new life and give you new creative ideas. There are plenty of crafts you can do with leaves both freshly fallen and preserved, but why not take the best leaves you can find and make them last? Here are several methods for preserving leaves any time of the year so that you can...
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Posted on 03/28/2022
Grow Plants Indoors With These DIY Mini-Greenhouse Ideas
Whether you're gardening in the winter or protecting delicate houseplants, indoor greenhouses are an excellent solution. You can find miniature greenhouses meant purely for utility and others meant to provide aesthetic appeal. If you build your own mini-greenhouse, it's up to you. Here are some ideas for simple mini-greenhouses to use indoors. Plastic Bin Greenhouse For a convenient,...
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Posted on 02/28/2022
Trending Shelf Designs to DIY
No matter the time or place, storage will always be in style. Finding attractive and efficient ways to use your space is an essential part of interior design and can even serve as its own decorative element. Wall shelving is a time-tested way to clear up floor space and add aesthetic appeal and as small spaces become more...
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Posted on 11/01/2021
Thinking of Adding a Kitchen Island? Check Out These DIY Ideas
Image by Solomon Rodgers from Pixabay Installing a kitchen center island ranks among the most significant changes homeowners make to the house's most used space. The benefits of increased surface area and the idea you can design a kitchen center island to include a breakfast counter make this improvement attractive. But the cost can of an installation can...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
Cabinet Greenhouses: The Indoor Plant Trend You Need to Try
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels For every low-maintenance houseplant there are multiple plants with strict climate and lighting needs. Many houseplant enthusiasts use portable humidifiers and grow lights in order to help their favorite plants grow indoors. One trend that is becoming more popular both in the plant and design world is creating mini-greenhouses out of display...
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Posted on 07/05/2021
Garden Balls & Gazing Spheres: How to Make Your Own
You can find colorful, shiny or subtly decorated orb sculptures in gardens everywhere. Sometimes called garden balls, gazing balls or spheres, these globes have been a popular outdoor decoration for decades. They come in myriad designs, styles and sizes and are very simple to make yourself. Here we’ll go over a few ways to decorate your own garden...
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Posted on 07/27/2020
Is it Time For New Tile and Grout ?
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay That bathroom tile once looked terrific, so newly laid contrast between tile and grout. You were so proud to show it off to all your guests. But over time, grout becomes dull, stained and chipped. Tiles fade and look dated. When they do, it's time to refreshen or replace tile and grout....
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Floating Shelves - How to Optimize Floor Space while Saving Money
Photo by U.U. via Pixabay Floating shelves offer your space a more streamlined look. Your walls seem less cluttered, which allows your focus pieces to take center stage. Because floating shelves require less space than traditional shelves, you can put them anywhere all while maintaining your floor space below. They can be any length you choose -- within...
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Posted on 03/08/2020
DIY Ways to Bring Better Water Efficiency to Your Bathroom
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Water efficiency is good for both the environment and your wallet. Changing habits, such as turning off the tap while brushing your teeth saves about 3,000 gallons a year. This is great, but if you want to take it a step further to conserve water, here are four DIY ways to bring better...
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Posted on 06/02/2019
Transform Your Garage
Want to expand the square footage of your home without moving to a new house? Consider all of the changes you can make to your garage to add a den or playroom, home gym, workshop, or a combination of any these to enjoy a larger living space. First, to determine what area(s) of your garage are flexible, consider...
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Posted on 04/21/2019
Easy DIY Ways to Make Over Your Bedroom
There's nothing more soothing than going back to relax in a beautiful space at the end of the day. Bedrooms have been known to look neutral. If you're willing to step out of that thinking and give your room a new look, here are some DIY bedroom makeover ideas you should try. Use complimentary patterns From your bedspreads...
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