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.

6 Spring Scents: DIY Home Fragrance

In the blink of an eye, it’ll be officially spring, whether the weather chooses to agree with us or not. Even though some of us may be dealing with a bout of ice and snow, it’s never too early to do a bit of spring cleaning, organizing and sprucing when it comes to the house. We’ve compiled some easy, family-friendly tutorials for you to try our and get your home smelling like springtime! Take a peek and try your hand out on some of these DIY home fragrances!

1. Lemon, Rosemary Mix.

For a subtle hint of spring with a warm richness, try adding some fresh ingredients together. Slice your lemons, add some fresh rosemary stems and a bout of lavender essential oil to the mix. Boil them on the stove or set them out in a bow with a scoop of baking soda so that it fills the space.{found on myfrugaladventures}.


10 Ways to Use Chicken Wire in Your Décor this Spring

Trend alert: Chicken wire. That’s right. It’s not just to keep our egg-laying friends safe from the foxes anymore. Chicken wire is showing up outside AND inside the most stylish of homes. It’s a down-to-earth resource that has both an organic vibe with a bit of modern geometric and industrial appeal. That’s right. Chicken wire has it all. If you’re interested how you could incorporate this trend into your home décor this spring, read on for ten fantastic ideas:

1. Chicken Wire: Wallpaper.

You might be on board with chicken wire as the primary component of accessories, but have you ever considered using it as wallpaper? If not, this master bedroom might be the inspiration you’re after. Chicken wire spray painted gold and mounted on the main bedroom wall lends a subtle geometric backdrop to the cozy cottage feeling.{found on ashleyannphotography}.


DIY Shoe Organizer Designs – A Must-Have Piece In Any Home

If there’s one thing every entryway has that would be a shoe organizer. It’s a crucial piece because it allows you to have a well-organized, clean and neat entryway and to also have a practical way of storing all your shoes. If you’d rather not buy a shoe rack or if you can’t find the design you like, try instead to make it yourself. There are plenty of designs and ideas you can use.

PVC pipe shoe racks.


Get Things Done While Standing – 10 DIY Standing Desk Designs To Get You Inspired

Standing desks are designed for writing, reading or working while standing up or sitting on a high stool. They feature benefits such as the fact you get to burn calories while simply standing up or the fact that sitting up allows you to better concentrate on the task at hand. If you plan on getting a standing desk or making one yourself, there are a few things to consider.

First of all, the table height should be at or slightly below elbow height in order to be comfortable. Also, make sure the screen sits at a distance of at least 20” and at a 20 degree angle. And, although standing desks do help, sometimes you just need to sit down so find a high chair or a bar stool that feels comfortable.{images from site}.


Make it Fresh! 15 Mantel Decorating Ideas for Spring

It’s no surprise that, after the last snows melt away from winter and green grass blades begin showing their fresh heads, we’re all ready to freshen things up. To start anew. To embrace the longer lighter days and make our homes reflect the change in seasons.

If you’re looking at your tired mantelscape this week, wondering just what direction to take in freshening things up, you’re in luck. Check out these inspiring photos of lovely Easter mantels, then use that inspiration to create something uniquely your own at home.


Why Hide Your Cables And Cords When You Can Turn Them Into Beautiful Wall Art…

All the cables and the cords from things like the computer, the lamps, the TV, etc are seen as an inconvenience and we often try to hide them. There are even lots of accessories to help us do that and we’re also showed you plenty of DIY projects designed to help you do the same thing. But why hide the cables when you can turn them into wall art? Take a look at the photos and you’ll understand exactly what we mean by that.

You can come up with all sorts of ideas for this type of wall art. Just pick a theme or try to create something abstract. It doesn’t have to be an exact replica of the real thing.


DIY Floor Lamps – 15 Simple Ideas That Will Brighten Your Home

Personalize your home with accessories you’ve made yourself such as, for example, a DIY floor lamp or a tripod lamp. They’re easy to make, useful and amongst the most popular types of home accessories. You could, of course, just buy a lamp. But why miss the opportunity of adding a personal touch to your home’s décor? Here are 15 ideas to choose from.

Hockey Stick Floor Lamp.

There are lots of things you can use for building a floor lamp. A hockey stick is one of them. Here’s what you have to do: buy a cheap and simple floor lamp and replace the rod with the hockey stick. You’ll have to measure it first and make it fit.{found on paintspeckledpawprints}.


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