DIY Projects

Read all about what you can build for your home, how you can upcycle or repurpose an item, or when it’s beneficial to turn a generic piece into a beautiful, customized item that you’ll love forever. This DIY section is full of helpful how-tos and creative ideas for everyone, from people who were born with a hammer in their hands to those who break a sweat at the thought of picking up a paintbrush. You’re sure to find a project that will make your home happy.

17 DIYs for Your Halloween Dinner Party

So you’re tired of handing out candy to trick-or-treaters. I get that. When you’re a grown up and you don’t like scary, what else is Halloween for but to compete with your neighbors about who has the best hand-outs? Here’s a thought for you. Pull out that old flapper style dress from the back of your closet and host a Halloween dinner party for all your friends! These 17 DIYs will help you make this the party the one they’ll all want an invitation to.

1. Goblets Display.


Copper Wire Clothes Hangers

I’ve always been a fan of the simple wire clothes hanger. It combines minimalism with just enough material that gives its function. It does this whilst at the same time creating clean lines that are aesthetically pleasing. It’s so simple and perfectly designed there’s no need to mess with the form at all, but instead we can decorate the hangers to make them look even more beautiful than they already are.


DIY Picture Ledge, The Updates Gallery Wall

I must be going on a major wood staining kick. Because I cannot seem to do anything else lately. Today is no different. I wanted to add some pictures to a wall. Even thought about them being done in a collage way. But, I have so many gallery wall collages. A picture ledge is the way I decided to go.


DIY Woven Basket Lampshade

They say when you’re proof reading a document you should turn the whole page upside down rendering the text useless and unrecognisable. When your brain has to focus on reading something a different way you notice more detail and instead of skimming the surface really pay attention to what’s on the page. When it comes to being creative with decorating your home it often pays to turn an item completely on it’s head.


DIY Branch Jewelry Holder

Combine functionality and glam to create this aesthetically pleasing jewelry holder that provides a lot more than your basic storage and organization functions. As an added accessory to the wall it can serve as a stand alone piece of wall art.


DIY Sweater Pumpkins

That start of October means it is time to get up those Halloween decorations! Add a bit of the holiday without over doing it or breaking the bank with these cute little sweater pumpkins. They can be made in all different shapes, sizes, colors and textures. Bonus- you get to repurpose last year’s outgrown or outdated sweaters!

sweater pumpkin tutorial


Dalmatian Spotted Planter

It’s my theory that you can never have enough plants in your home. If there’s a space that needs filling you can’t go wrong with a little greenery. It doesn’t matter whether you have ample space for a fiddle leaf fig or just a small corner for a spiky succulent introducing a little lushness into your dwelling will enhance your home tremendously.

Dalmatian Spotted Planter


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