DIY Projects & Ideas

Find hundreds of DIY projects for your home and garden that you can actually do. Whether you're an experienced DIYer or an ambitious beginner, these DIY ideas will enable you to create the home you love while saving time & money.

Build

Build your own furniture, decorative items, outdoor structures and more to get a space that suits your exact needs, style and taste.

How to Build Gorgeous Concrete Countertops Two Ways

With the high cost of remodeling a kitchen or bath, many homeowners are turning to DIY options...

The Absolute Easiest Wooden Fence Installation Tips

Fences are a lovely addition to any landscape. They’re a great way to add curb appeal, frame your...

How to Build Garage Shelves | The Best Way!

This loft style garage shelving setup allows you to utilize the top portion of your garage walls...

Solve Your Storage Woes By Building a Shed

Many of us have the same problem. We need more storage. Hobby supplies fill our closets, and our...

How to Make a Garden Box for Your Best Yard Ever

Do you want to grow fruits and veggies but have limited space? A DIY garden box may be the perfect...

Customize Your Room By Building Your Own Bed Frame

Building your own bed frame is a great way to customize any bedroom in your home. Bed frames can...

Paint

Painting is a great way to breathe life into your tired furniture, or transform your home into something spectacular indoors and out.

How To Stain A Deck The Right Way Every Time

All year round, outdoor decks get hammered by the elements. Winter weather especially takes a toll...

How to Paint a Rug With Chalk Paint

If you think like I think, then finding the perfect rug can take forever. Good thing we can design...

How To Paint A Floor With A Tile Stencil

Patterned tile floors are super trendy and also super pricey. Don't toss your tiled dreams aside...

How to Stencil a Metallic Floral Feature Wall

Hello hello, Cutting Edge Stencils fam! We have another GORGEOUS floral stencil to show off today....

Create a Unique Piece of Art Using Acrylic Pouring Technique

Create a beautiful art piece using the acrylic pouring technique. It is such a fun and creative...

Grow

Beautify and maintain your home's outdoor spaces or bring the green indoors with these great gardening tips and methods.

Quick, Easy, and Creative Ways to Grow an Avocado Tree From a Pit

Avocados have become an extremely popular menu item in recent years. At the same time interest in...

The Most Ingenious Vertical Garden Ideas For Small Spaces

When you’ve got the urge to grow flowers or veggies, but don’t have the space, vertical gardens are...

9 Easy Ways to DIY Decorate Your Home With Succulents

Who doesn't love succulents? With their range of colors and shapes, and their limited needs,...

Seed Starting Guide: Quick Tips for Starting Seeds Successfully

I raise a lot of seeds and thought it might be helpful for beginners. These are some tips for those...

How to Grow a Pineapple at Home

If you want to enjoy pineapple year-round, consider growing a pineapple at home. This post will...

Turn Paper Towel Rolls Into Cheap, Biodegradable, Seed Starter Pots

I've been wanting to plant some seeds for a while now, and I thought of using paper towels. My only...

Organize

There are so many DIY organizing ideas and solutions that will have even the messiest home organized, one room at a time.

Tissue Box Turned Storage Bins

If you are anything like me you don't just have one junk drawer... you have one too many! I know...

Dear Hometalk: How Do I Add More Storage to My Small Kitchen?

Do you have a small kitchen like I do? I have a cute, cheap, easy solution for you!

7 DIY Garage Storage Ideas You Can Use Right Now!

Your garage might just be the hardest-working space in your house -you use it as a workshop, a...

Over the Door Organizer Turned Bedside Storage

If you like to keep a good book by the bed, or store anything bedside, this easy repurpose project...

Easiest Under the Sink Organizer Hack

If you have a mess under your kitchen sink cabinet, there’s no need to fret! I have a super easy and...

Teal and Coral Wooden Crate Storage Cubbies - Shabby Chic

I love my wooden crates. I am constantly creating new ways to use them all over my house. I plan to...

Clean

Clean those stubborn stains on your furniture and get your favorite appliances sparkling clean with these DIY cleaning tips

Avoid Bacteria Growth With These Easy Steps for Cleaning a Humidifier

Humidifiers are commonly used in winter months to add moisture to the air. They can be a great way...

How to Clean Silver and Bring Back the Shine

From family heirlooms to the perfect yard sale silver serving piece, the brilliant shine of silver...

9 Unusual DIY Cleaning Tricks That Really Work

Using ingredients you've already got in your pantry, tackle those tough mess areas in your home that...

How to Clean Your Dishwasher

My dishwasher is one of the hardest working things in my house (I basically run it everyday!), but...

Non-Toxic Reusable DIY Cleaning Wipes, Made From Old Tees & Towels

Ever thought about how “clean” disinfectant wipes really are? Some—if not most—have harmful...

How to Clean an Oven Window

Here is a simple way to clean your oven window on the inside with no harsh chemicals. You can see...

Decorate

Transform your home into a spectacular space that really speaks to you! Find DIY home decor tips here for decor inspiration from other DIYers.

Skip the Remodel - Try These 12 Bathroom Decor Ideas

Even though it is often the smallest room in a house, the bathroom is one of the most expensive to...

6 Awesome DIY Bath Bombs

These awesome recipes and instructions for DIY bath bombs are the bomb!

15 Really Fun DIY Projects

Looking for fun DIY projects? We've got 15 really fun DIY projects that you can get started on...

Cool DIY Projects

Our top picks for cool DIY projects that you'll love to create and show off to your family and...

10 Creative and Beautiful DIY Room Divider Ideas

While many people are looking to tear down walls in their homes, sometimes you just need to divide...

Best DIY Holiday Gifts

The holiday season is around the corner, and here are our top picks for some of the best DIY holiday...

Room & Spaces DIY Projects

Make all the rooms and spaces in your home reflect your style, needs and taste with these DIY projects. Whether you're taking on a small project or large, here you'll find everything you need to get the job done and create a home that you love.

Bathroom

Add shelving to get more space for toiletries and towels, or change up your countertop, vanity or backsplash to get a beautiful AND functional bathroom.

Easy, Budget-Friendly DIY Bathroom Makeovers

The bathroom may not rank high on the list of favorite rooms in the house. Many of us would love a...

11 Best Bathroom Decor Ideas

Maybe you are a renter and have limited options to decorate your home, or perhaps you are a...

12 Creative & Gorgeous Bathroom Remodel Ideas for Any Budget

Want to redo your ugly 70’s bathroom but just can’t find the right inspiration? Sometimes it’s hard...

Beautiful Bathroom Tile Ideas That Will Make You Want To Renovate

Tile has been a bathroom staple for decades. It’s a practical and pretty choice. Not only does its...

Easy, Budget-Friendly DIY Bathroom Makeovers

The bathroom may not rank high on the list of favorite rooms in the house. Many of us would love a...

Skip the Remodel - Try These 12 Bathroom Decor Ideas

Even though it is often the smallest room in a house, the bathroom is one of the most expensive to...

Bedroom

Change up your decor, add an accent wall, makeover your furniture or completely redo the entire space to create the bedroom of your dreams.

10 Savvy DIY Bedroom Decoration Ideas for Bedrooms of All Sizes

Small changes can have a big impact: From the nursery to the master bedroom— so don’t make the...

Mantel Headboard

My daughter and her husband bought a new house. They are just starting out, so they are still...

Intergalatic IKEA Hack

My little boy Joshua is obbesessed with STAR WARS and anything OUTTER SPACE! So when he said he...

25 Minute Accent Wall Master Bedroom Makeover

I have been wanting to re-do my bedroom for some time now. Every room in my house is done with good...

Creative a Massively Beautiful Ceiling With Paint, Plaster & Stencils

My very large master bedroom ceiling just seemed plain to me. Being an artist by nature, I simply...

Living Room

Chic or cozy, form or function, check out the hundreds of living room ideas shared here by other DIYers like you.

Fireplace Makeover

Brick fireplace makeover with stained wood.

Faux Rustic Wood and Beams

I've always loved the look of rustic wood and beams mixed with chandeliers and French Country decor....

5 Family Room Ideas to Create a Cozy Retreat

In this article, you’ll see 5 family room ideas to create a cozy retreat for you and your family....

6 How-To's That Will Make Your Home Better This Month

Your home is waiting to be DIY'd up the wazoo! DIY home decor is filled with tons of home decorating...

Faux Brick Wall

I have wanted an exposed brick wall for quite some time, but don't live in a place where I can do...

Update an Old Ceiling Fan With Spray Paint!

We finally got our kitchen, living room and some hallways painted several weeks ago. When the...

Outdoor

Update your deck, porch, patio, sunroom or even shed with these awesome DIY projects. Refresh your outdoor decor or get inspiration for outdoor furniture ideas, and make it happen!

9 Amazing Patio Ideas You Need to Try This Summer

Sometimes decorating your outdoor patios can seem tricky. Especially when you are trying to do it on...

How To Make A Paving Stone Planter Box !

Last year there was a great sale on paving stones, priced at 5 for $1.00 at Lowes. So we purchased...

Cinder Block Bench

I just completed this project on Saturday and it has added a great outdoor living space and really...

Wine Bottle Tiki Torches

With summer comes bugs, and more annoyingly, mosquitos! Thankfully, this summer I will have these...

Macrame Privacy Wall

Earlier this year I asked for suggestion for creating a separating wall between neighbors.

Front Porch Privacy Screen

When our neighbours decided to store their garbage bins at the side of their house we had more than...

Kitchen & Dining

Refinish your cabinets, update your lighting, or resurface your counters to bring new life to the busiest room in your house.

8 Ways to Make Over Your Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the places you most likely spend a ton of time in every day and can easily be...

Under-Cabinet Rope Lighting

If you're like me and find yourself wanting a little mood lighting in your kitchen (or any other...

Galapagos Blue Kitchen

We are adding Galapgos Blue everywhere we can! It is our signature color that we invented and WON a...

Unexpected Ideas For Your Kitchen And Bathroom Mobile Home Remodel

Single or double wide, mobile homes are a popular, affordable option for anyone eager to become a...

9 Inspiring Kitchen Cabinet Makeovers (Before and After)

Everyone knows that a kitchen is never fully dressed without some grade A cabinetry, and luckily,...

Kitchen Facelift

This is a before pic of my kitchen. I don't have a ton of money to sink (get the pun) into my...