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Tag: DIY

Posted on 06/19/2022
DIY with paint: Simple upgrade ideas
If you’re searching for ways to upgrade existing furniture and decor, DIYs with paint might be perfect for your next project. A little paint can go a long way, whether it’s on walls, cabinets, furniture or decorative accessories. DIY paint projects for your walls Painting your walls might seem like an enormous undertaking, but the reward is well...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
DIY living room decor: How to make a rope basket
If you're interested in ways to create unique and budget-friendly DIY living room decor, consider upcycling a plastic laundry basket. With some simple materials, you can turn a plain round basket into a rustic woven rope basket for storing blankets and other items in your living room. Here is a short guide to creating your own DIY rope...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Ideas for DIY Backyard Gazebos
Backyard gazebos provide shade, shelter from rain and a place to enjoy fresh air with family and friends. Gazebos can also serve as a focal point for your yard and add a decorative touch to it. Building a backyard gazebo is a fairly simple project, although you can make it more complex by adding certain features or designs....
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Posted on 03/20/2022
3 Ideas for Adding Planters to Your Patio
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 03/06/2022
Sweat Equity: What It Is and Why You Should Care
When you start talking about what you can do to improve your property value, you may start seeing dollar signs. As the old saying goes, it takes money to make money. However, it doesn't have to be this way regarding your home. Did you know you can boost your home's value simply by putting in some hard work...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
DIY Tips for Customizing Your Own Accent Mirror
A mirror is one of the most underrated pieces of home decor. Not only does a mirror serve a useful purpose by giving you and your guests an opportunity to catch a quick glance of your reflection, but it also helps to increase the perceived size of your room. A mirror can be a valuable accent piece, as...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
Expert Tips for Decorating Terracotta Pots
If you’re a gardener or plant owner, it’s likely you have at least one terracotta pot in your collection. They’re inexpensive, easy to find and incredibly versatile. However, some find the look of them drab and boring and opt for more exciting colors and finishes. Luckily, terracotta pots are easy to paint and the upgrade will cost a...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Tips To Process & Reclaim Wood For Rustic Interior Designs
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 03/07/2021
Get Ready for Spring! How to Build a Raised Bed
Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay Nothing says spring like fresh-turned earth, the tender green of young shoots, and a brand-new DIY project! Building a raised bed is a great idea for a number of reasons. First, your soil may be rocky or have high percentages of clay or sand, in which case it makes sense to put...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Constructing Your Own Pergola
Photo by marcdenning via Pixabay Adding square footage of living space to your home is always a sound investment. Not only does it give you and your family more space to play, but it adds resale value, too -- even if the square footage you add is outdoors. A well-designed and constructed pergola does both. It provides shade...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Green Tips: Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Solutions
Photo by Monfocus via Pixabay Homemade cleaning solutions aren't just effective. They're also free of irritating chemicals, gentle on delicate surfaces, and easy on the environment. Here are a few recipes for making your own cleaning solutions. Natural Wood Polish This is a classic mix: In a small cup, mix one part olive oil to one part lemon...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Tips on Building a Fire Pit in Your Own Backyard
Photo by jamie410 via Pixabay A fire pit can elevate your yard into a truly enchanting entertainment area, liven up your space and even help enhance your curb appeal. While some home projects are not ideal for the DIY approach, you can make a striking firepit on your own in about a weekend. You'll need to gather some...
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