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DIY Projects

Easy Steps to Update Ugly Metal Door Knobs

Cheap metal door knobs with worn metallic coating are eyesores. If they are especially ugly, they will diminish the entire look of a room....

Three Easy Do-It-Yourself Home Repairs

More and more women are donning a tool belt and trying to do more home improvement projects on their own before calling a handyman....

How to Prevent Heat-Related Illness During Home Project

Whether you're planting a garden, fixing your roof or installing a new shower enclosure, working indoors or outdoors could not only get seriously injured...

How to Refurbish a Wooden Accent Table

Flea markets and thrift stores are a great way to find wooden accent tables for cheap. But how do you get them to fit...

Refurbishing a Shower Curtain into Wall Art

Fabric shower curtains are definitely a great way to add style to a bathroom space. However, when you want to change to something different...

Wood Burning Tools and Wood Species

While high-quality wood burning is a skill that takes time to learn, all of the practice in the world won't make a difference if...

Creative New Uses for an Old Dressing Table

Not everyone wants or needs a vanity for applying makeup and styling their hair, but an old dressing table is still worth saving and...

How to Refresh the Smell of a Cedar Chest

When opening a cedar chest, the aroma of natural wood is often noticed before the contents of the chest are observed. It is a...

How to Make Throw Rugs Non-Slip

Rugs without attached latex backing are ideal for carpeted areas, but they are not always great for linoleum, wood and other potentially slick flooring....

Easy Ways to Update Vintage End Tables

Nothing will date a room faster than vintage end tables, especially those from the 60's and 70's. Unless they have been updated in creative...

Update a Side Table With a DIY Glass Pebble Top

If you are in the market for a budget living room side table, do not pass up an outdated or ugly thrift shop find....

Easy Decoupage Tips and Tricks

Decoupage is perhaps one of my favorite past times, as I love nothing more than taking old wooden objects and transforming them into one-of-a-kind...

How to Make a Wooden Crate Headboard

If you're going to invest in a headboard why not have one that is useful as well as pretty? There are many choices of...

Creative Ideas to Decorate with Old Trunks

Old travel trunks that were once used to hold personal belongings during overnight trips are now being used to decorate homes in unique and...

Creative New Ways to Use Old Wall Calendars

It seems like such a shame to throw away old wall calendars when the next year begins, especially those with fantastic photos or graphics....

How to Make Pine Cone Covered Planters

Have you noticed the current prices of planters and flowerpots? Basic planters are fairly cheap, but like many others, I always seem to go...

How to Use Fabric Spray Paint to Improve Home Furniture

Fabric Spray Paint for Your Old Furniture Some products let us down, though, when it comes to performance. Dyes often wear off onto clothing and...

Recycle Linoleum Scraps – Crafts for Home Decor

Linoleum has a soft, supple texture perfect for mimicking the effects of rubber stamps. Use some of your leftover linoleum scraps to make your...

5 Decorative Ways to Reuse Old Doors

It seems a shame to waste a beautiful, old wooden door. Do you have an old door that no longer has a purpose in...

How to Build a DIY Closet Organizer on a Budget

A DIY closet organizer can be the difference between a hectic and crazy start to the day and a wonderful morning. Building a closet...