Tag: DIY

Posted on 06/12/2022
DIY Tips: Building Your Screened-In Room
When rain, bugs and other issues have you avoiding your open porch, a screened-in porch might be the answer. Screened-in porches offer shelter from the elements and stop bugs from getting in. These porches can also make it safer for pets to sit outside with you, since they can’t run off. If you’re planning to turn an existing...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
How to Make Your Own Seed Starter Containers on a Budget
Sprouting seeds indoors is an excellent way to get a jump-start on your gardening projects. Whether you’re planning on growing vegetables outside or simply wish to grow your own houseplants from seeds, it’s a rewarding and incredibly low-maintenance process. There are many choices of seed-start-and-grow kits available on the market, but you can just as easily create your...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
What to know before you build a greenhouse
If you want to build a greenhouse at home, there are many things to consider first. Everything from building materials, style and intended use is worth planning carefully before you start. Here are some of the main things to consider before you build a greenhouse: What you’re planning to grow A greenhouse gives you the chance to grow...
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Posted on 02/20/2022
Perfect Patio Plants: 3 Ideas to Try
Container planting is an excellent way to enjoy gardening without a lot of outdoor space. You can grow flowers, greenery and even vegetables in planters on your porch or patio. While you can find a wide variety of traditional pots and planters at your local garden store, it’s not always clear how best to arrange them. Here we’ll...
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Posted on 02/06/2022
DIYs with paint: Upcycled decor projects to try
If you want a creative project that won’t break your budget, consider DIYs with paint. Painting an entire room or house can take time and effort, but smaller projects can be accomplished in a single weekend. You can even make your own custom decor by upcycling items you already own. Here are some budget-friendly DIY ideas with paint...
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Posted on 01/30/2022
Make Your Own Farmhouse Decor With These DIY Ideas
The farmhouse style is defined by wooden pieces, neutral colors and comfortable decor that creates a welcoming and inviting atmosphere. It's a style that arrived onto the scene and became an instant sensation, and this trend shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Fortunately, it's easy to create a farmhouse look in any room with these DIY...
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Posted on 01/16/2022
DIY Patio Storage Solutions
With small spaces, multi functional furniture is key. Outdoor spaces especially benefit from furniture that is versatile and serves more than one purpose. Probably the most important example is storage. There are many ways you can combine storage solutions with other furnishings, whether they be furniture or purely decorative. What’s even better is that many of these furnishings...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
Create Your Own Front Door Decor
Photo by Benjamin Elliott on Unsplash Your front door is not only the entrance to your home but it's also the one feature of your home's exterior where your personality can shine through. Decorating your front door with a wreath, hanger or another accent piece allows you to showcase your style and set the stage for what people...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Control Garden Pests With This DIY Solution
Dealing with pests in your garden is frustrating. What’s worse is that with the plethora of pest control options available on the market it can seem impossible to make the right choice. This is especially tricky if you want to avoid using harsh chemicals present in most of the leading insecticide brands. Luckily, there are DIY options that...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
How to Find & Prepare Your Own Reclaimed Wood
Crafty homeowners may enjoy a rare opportunity to transform seemingly old and useless lumber into inspiring rustic interior designs. In recent years, the trend to repurpose home furnishings and products spilled into the construction materials realm. With the aid of a few basic tools and a DIY attitude, you can reclaim wood and enhance the quality of their...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Must-Have Craft Supplies for Beginners
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels If you are just beginning your own crafting adventure, then you will want to stock your craft closet with a few basic supplies. When you have the right tools and instruments at your disposal, you can easily take on any craft project that inspires you. These are the craft supplies that any beginner...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Add a Touch of Nostalgia by Using Vintage Tinware as Planters
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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