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.

5 Patriotic Must Have Decorations for July 4th

July 4th is right here and it’s no time to start decorating the doorways, the kitchen, the banister and the porch with all things red, white and blue!You’ll need a wreath, a banner, some stars and maybe even some glitter to get this decor done right. Allow us to provide you with some quick and easy ideas and inspiration while you get to moving o your July 4th decorating!

1. Flags are a must.

What’s July 4th without the most patriotic symbol of all? It’s an absolute must to have a flag somewhere in or outside your own. Small or large, tucked inside a shadow box or flying high, a great U.S. home needs the symbol of our country and freedom, especially on Independence Day!

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Ultimate 4th of July Decoration And Craft Ideas

The 4th of July is just around the corner but there’s still a little time left to get ready for the event. So don’t waste any more time and start decorating your home, your garden, yard and windows. Get ready for the guests that will come over and plan a beautiful dinner or barbeque. The table needs to look amazing and all the dishes must be chosen according to the theme. Here are some great ideas you could use as inspiration.

Table décor.

The colors are important so be creative and paint some tin cans turning them into lovely vases for the flowers.

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25 Amazing 4th of July Craft Ideas

The 4th of July is a very fun and beautiful holiday. It’s a great opportunity for family members and friends to gather on a picnic and to admire a firework show. The picnic is informal but this doesn’t mean you can’t make it special by giving it a little pop. Also, you don’t have to limit yourself to that. Give your home a festive look too. Here are some simple and fun DIY projects you might like to try this year.

Make custom paper plates for the picnic. Print the decal, then layer a piece of graphite tracing paper in between and trace and design onto the paper plate. Use food coloring pens to make the plates food-safe.{found on confettisunshineblog}.

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5 Fun & Patrioct July 4th DIY Wreaths

Soon we will be celebrating Independence Day and if you haven’t already, it’s definitely time to start the decorating process! Get out all the ribbons and bows, and reds, whites and blues! The front door, the patio and even your car can be decked out in all things patriotic and in the spirit of USA! But, the first step to decorating for any holidays is with a wreath of course. And the best ones are already DIYed! Check these beauts out!

1. A Ruffled Patriot.

With the right amount of felt you too can make this magical piece of patriotic decor! A a bit tedious and time-consuming, this project will be worth every bit of the minutes that it’ll take to complete the project. It’s warm, homey and welcoming to everyone coming over to the backyard BBQ!{found on creativecapitalb}.

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10 Awesome Beach-Themed Projects For A Vacation-Like Feel

The feeling you get when you’re far away from home in a beautiful resort on simply on the beach is wonderful. It’s why we want to recreate that feeling in our homes. It’s actually quite easy to give a room a vacation-like feel. You just need to pick some beach-themed projects that suit your tastes and to get to work. Use the shells you brought with you from your vacation or some other accessories and put them to good use. Here are some great projects to choose from.

Mirrors.


You can completely transform a plain and simple mirror into something wonderful using nothing but some shells in different shapes and sizes, a mirror, newspapers and glue. Tape the mirror with newspapers to protect it and glue the shells on the frame.

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Sweet, Family Summer DIY Projects

It’s summertime and that means it’s also … family time! We all know that the holidays are meant for lots of family fun and togetherness, but why rule out summer? The kids are out, vacations by the sea are on the horizon and spring cleaning is done and over with. On a lazy afternoon, when the thunderstorms are rolling in, how about gathering around the kitchen table and creating something fun and usable for the home? Let’s take a look at these sweet, family summer DIY projects and pick one to try out this weekend!

1. Paint Some Rocks.

Have the kiddos go out in the backyard and gather up some rocks. Then get to painting. This is a great way to test your creativity, show your personality and make a special little something for the house. Display them on the windowsill. Or grab a cute bowl and stack them inside for your guests to go through during a summer, evening BBQ. Or, even better, use them to decorate the garden!

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5 DIY Chalkboard Projects for Your Home

Chalkboard paint is gaining a lot of popularity among home design and DIY enthusiasts, and for good reason. It makes note-taking and list-making around your home so much easier. It can also be decorative. And chalkboard paint is easy to find in craft stores and you can even make your own. Here are a few chalkboard projects you can easily make around your home.

Framed Chalkboard

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When you picture a chalkboard, you probably picture a large, plain board with no flare or defining characteristics. But chalkboards can certainly be decorative. HGTV shows you how to make an ornate gold-framed chalkboard that you can use as a menu, party sign, or decoration.

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