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

DIY Folding Display for Craft Shows and Markets

DIY Folding Display for Craft Shows and Markets

I participated in two vintage markets in 2016 and needed a place where I could hang things for...

Wood Fence Upgrade

Wood Fence Upgrade

Last year we happily removed the old chain link fence in our backyard and replaced it with brand new...

DIY Dog Gate From a Bench - A Tutorial

DIY Dog Gate From a Bench - A Tutorial

A week ago I got sick of our temporary gate that we keep at the bottom of our stairs for our cocker...

DIY Garden Fence Using Picket Fence Panels

DIY Garden Fence Using Picket Fence Panels

The deer were eating our tomatoes! We originally put a border around our garden using 2 x 8's, but...

Light Your Table on Fire... (Seriously!)

Light Your Table on Fire... (Seriously!)

When the weather's warm, parties tend to migrate to the outdoors. And what hotter way to enjoy your...

No Saw Required Holiday Skis

No Saw Required Holiday Skis

For all of you DIYers out there who are hesitant to make things because of the lack of tools, this...

Celebrate

A Casual, Homemade Wedding!

A Casual, Homemade Wedding!

This blog link will take you to the summary of the casual, homemade wedding for my daughter which...

Glass Christmas Trees

Glass Christmas Trees

What you will need for the project:
Styrofoam cones or stack trees.
Craft paint
...

Monogram Ornament Wreath

Monogram Ornament Wreath

A tutorial for making your very own monogramed ornament wreath.

driftwood christmas trees

driftwood christmas trees

dreaming of a simple natural white christmas with driftwood trees i made and handstamped gift tags.

How to Make a Semi-Natural Evergreen Wreath

How to Make a Semi-Natural Evergreen Wreath

Can you BELIEVE that before photo was hiding underneath that beautiful wreath? Love the look of...

Simple Snowman DIY Christmas Ornament

Simple Snowman DIY Christmas Ornament

What a sweet little cutie! This simple little snowman is perfect for inexpensive gifts, on your...

Clean

No-Rub Magic DIY Cleaner & Degreaser for Your Kitchen Hood

No-Rub Magic DIY Cleaner & Degreaser for Your Kitchen Hood

Seriously. Do you remember last time you cleaned your kitchen hood? I do: Never! So it’s time to...

Clean and Lube Your Tower Fan to Keep It Running

Clean and Lube Your Tower Fan to Keep It Running

Did you know that your tower fan needs regular maintenance to keep them running? Tower fans are...

How to Deal With a Dirty Dishwasher!

How to Deal With a Dirty Dishwasher!

The other day, I was unloading my dishwasher, when all of a sudden I saw a nasty rust-colored splat...

How to Clean and Deodorize Your Microwave

How to Clean and Deodorize Your Microwave

There is only one thing worse than a dirty microwave and that would be a dirty AND stinky microwave....

How to Clean the Dishwasher Naturally

How to Clean the Dishwasher Naturally

If your clean dishes still have food stuck on them, it might be time to clean your dishwasher....

How to Clean a Humidifier

How to Clean a Humidifier

With cold and flu season approaching, it may be time to pull out the humidifier. These are GREAT to...

Decorate

Wooden Salad Bowl To Succulent Garden

Wooden Salad Bowl To Succulent Garden

I love to junk and one thing I see over and over is wooden salad bowls. When I scored this beauty...

Swap Meet Find Becomes Unique Vintage Succulent Planter

Swap Meet Find Becomes Unique Vintage Succulent Planter

I needed a housewarming gift for a friend and new I wanted to give her a succulent planter, so off...

Spruce Up Your Old Flower Pots For Free

Spruce Up Your Old Flower Pots For Free

Waking up to the sound of birds singing, feeling the warmth of the sun, the urge to buy the entire...

7 Amazing Upcycling Ideas

7 Amazing Upcycling Ideas

Literally transform trash into treasure with these easy upcycling ideas.

Ladder Planter --The TUTORIAL

Ladder Planter --The TUTORIAL

It all began on a sunny day while chatting with my neighbor. We were in her garage and I said to her...

Fancy Red Planter Made From Free Two Drawer Metal Filing Cabinet

Fancy Red Planter Made From Free Two Drawer Metal Filing Cabinet

I picked this two drawer metal filing cabinet up from road side throw out just round the corner to...

Furnish

How You Can Make This Awesome $5 Garden Potting Stand!

How You Can Make This Awesome $5 Garden Potting Stand!

After my peanut and I made a terrible, dirty mess all over my dining room table planting seeds, I...

DIY Pet Memorial Photo Bench

DIY Pet Memorial Photo Bench

Build a Pet Memorial Bench that incorporates your pet's photo. Easy weekend project.

Needed a Garden Bench

Needed a Garden Bench

Out of necessity for deck furniture I made this garden bench. I started out with twelve cinder...

Repurposed Pallet Into a Do-It-Yourself Bench

Repurposed Pallet Into a Do-It-Yourself Bench

This was an awesome project. We ship our gutter guards from the plant to the main warehouse on...

Steamer Trunk Up-cycle

Steamer Trunk Up-cycle

We had this old steamer trunk that for several years simply stored Christmas decorations. I have...

Build a BIG Outdoor Storage Bench

Build a BIG Outdoor Storage Bench

Do you need extra outdoor storage?
We were tired of our patio seat cushions getting wet.
So I
...

Garden

How To Prune & Feed Mint In Pots To Promote Growth

How To Prune & Feed Mint In Pots To Promote Growth

This is all about how to prune and feed mint in pots (or in the garden) to promote the new growth...

Silly Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Silly Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Today we decided to paint silly terra cotta pots for a few plants that I found on clearance at...

DIY Brush Stroke Pots

DIY Brush Stroke Pots

My kitchen window in front of my sink needed a little brightening up. I've seen "brush stroke" type...

Grow Garlic in a Container

Grow Garlic in a Container

We've recently moved into a new home with no backyard. While we are still putting in the landscape,...

A Starter Herb Garden For An Apartment-Bound Gardening Newbie!

A Starter Herb Garden For An Apartment-Bound Gardening Newbie!

I've always loved the idea of growing my own, fresh herbs. But i have to admit, I've also been very...

Harvesting and Preserving Herbs

Harvesting and Preserving Herbs

If you have herbs growing like crazy but just can’t use them fast enough, you are not alone! Try...

Make Over

Summertime Porch With A Vintage Flair

Summertime Porch With A Vintage Flair

I added some vintage items to my front porch last year to give it a fun vibe. I don't normally do...

Privacy Fencing Mini-makeover

Privacy Fencing Mini-makeover

My deck has been neglected since we moved in 4 years ago. And because our dining room window faces...

Mailbox Redux, With a Secret Message for the Mailman!😊

Mailbox Redux, With a Secret Message for the Mailman!😊

So, I'm entering this project in the address plaque challenge, although it's not literally a...

Mailbox Makeover

Mailbox Makeover

My Mailbox was in need of a makeover….really bad. I stripped off the numbers and sanded it down...

DIY Mailbox Makeover

DIY Mailbox Makeover

This is the story of an old, sad mailbox remade into a pretty copper and white beauty. Our mailbox...

Mailbox Makeover Under $20

So my house is a really cute cottage with great curb appeal. My mailbox, however, looks like the...

Organize

Very Sturdy But Cute Hose Guards

Very Sturdy But Cute Hose Guards

When I pull my hoses around a corner, invariably it drags right through my flowers and rips some...

Hose Pot Without the Hose Pot Price!

Hose Pot Without the Hose Pot Price!

I crafted my flower pot tower earlier this summer. I loved the look but hated the curled hose at the...

Trash Bag Storage Dispenser/Container

Trash Bag Storage Dispenser/Container

Repurpose a bleach wipe container into a trash bag storage container. It's affordable, easy, cleans...

Hiding a Dime Bank in Plain Site

Hiding a Dime Bank in Plain Site

With a little work, you can make everyday food stores look like things no thief would think to...

You're the SALT ...to My PEPPER

You're the SALT ...to My PEPPER

My husband really is the salt to my pepper. The bread to my butter. The sun to my days and the...

Tire Rim Water Hose Holder

Tire Rim Water Hose Holder

If you're looking for a quick project to brighten up your yard this summer, here's something to...

Paint

Guest Bedroom Makeover

Guest Bedroom Makeover

THE PLAN
This makeover is very close to my heart. I did it in 4 days and I worked everything out in
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Learn How To Stencil A Dog Bed!

Learn How To Stencil A Dog Bed!

Cutting Edge Stencils Gives Simple Steps To Paint A Dog Bed Using Stencils
Is today feeling like a
...

Wall Lettering Made Easy

Wall Lettering Made Easy

No need to go out and buy new stencils if you want to add some personalization! Michael Goins, owner...

Painted Poppy Chair With SK

Painted Poppy Chair With SK

Exacting every ounce of creativity from a woeful old chair. Give her new clothes and updated...

How to Make an Old Sign... on ANYTHING

How to Make an Old Sign... on ANYTHING

I've run a vinyl decal sign shop for the past 20 years. But being a lover of all things rustic, one...

How to Draw on your Walls with Marker

How to Draw on your Walls with Marker

A few months back Vintage Revivals posted about how she made a DIY Sharpie Wallpaper and I had to...

Repair

Backyard Makeover

Backyard Makeover

We moved into our house in March of 2015 and we could not WAIT to start this transformation!

2 Ways to Get Rid of Flies

2 Ways to Get Rid of Flies

Getting Rid of Flies with 2 Different Ideas to find out more go here...

Fixing a Walkway With Sinking Stones

Fixing a Walkway With Sinking Stones

Our landscape was a huge selling feature for us when we moved in—green grass, nice landscaping,...

How to Weatherproof Your Vinyl or Wood Screen Door

How to Weatherproof Your Vinyl or Wood Screen Door

I've always loved the old fashioned screen doors. And the home improvement stores have a nice...

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies With Household Items

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies With Household Items

I don't know about you, but this time of year the fruit flies are out in full force at our house. ...

How to Hide Your Ugly Water Heater

How to Hide Your Ugly Water Heater

Compliments are always so nice, right? They can totally change everything. I mean you’re going...

Tile

Learn to Tile Like a Pro

Learn to Tile Like a Pro

So Last week I had the amazing pleasure of hosting Hometalk’s DIY Facebook session. It was so much...

Bathroom Makeover: Before & After

Bathroom Makeover: Before & After

My husband and I have spent the past several years remodeling our little house in the country. The...

How To Change the Look of Your Tile Grout for Less Then 30 Dollars

How To Change the Look of Your Tile Grout for Less Then 30 Dollars

Cleaning your tile grout is always a choir and time consuming. Applying a grout color sealer like...

Carpeted Bathroom Gets a New Tile Floor

Carpeted Bathroom Gets a New Tile Floor

I am currently working on a bathroom remodel for a friend. We are nearing the finish line, our...

How to Make a Old Tile Grout Look Brand New

How to Make a Old Tile Grout Look Brand New

This is a Bathroom that will be transformed with the grout shield color seal

Master Bath Remodel Phase 1

Master Bath Remodel Phase 1

Lived with this nightmare bath for nearly 11 years... FINALLY got it done (DIY)... LOVE IT NOW! I...

Upcycle

4 Ways to Turn Ordinary Items Into Pottery Barn-style Home Decor!

4 Ways to Turn Ordinary Items Into Pottery Barn-style Home Decor!

Got an old ladder, window or table legs lying around? Here are 4 perfect ideas to up-cycle your...

Creative Storage in Dead Space Behind Door

Creative Storage in Dead Space Behind Door

My New Year's Weekend get organized project. One of my business resolutions was to create an...

Fire pit Table Top

Fire pit Table Top

Convert your square fit pit into an outdoor table with a removable top. See the details here....

Ladder Herb Garden

Ladder Herb Garden

I’m sure you have seen many of these ladder gardens on Pinterest among other great ideas for DIY...

Repurposed/Upcycled License Plate Clipboards

Repurposed/Upcycled License Plate Clipboards

This is the second round of license plate clipboards I've put together so far. I got a hold of two...

Striking Wall Decor Using Old Wood Siding And A Ladder

Striking Wall Decor Using Old Wood Siding And A Ladder

I hated the big blank space over my stairway. I have the most perfect spot to relax and sip my...