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 Easy Easter Day Decor Ideas

The Easter bunny is on its way and you’ve still got time to get the house prepared before the big arrival! From the kids’ rooms to the kitchen, there are plenty of simple, novel ways to inspire this wonderful, springtime holiday. Check out all of these easy ideas and decorate the house before you dye the Easter eggs!

1. Easter Egg Garland.

Spruce up the doorways with some colorful, Easter eggs. It’s springlike and playful, and works great as a festive, holiday piece. You can DIY some yourself using some twine or string with plastic eggs you may use for the annual Easter egg hunt! It’s simple, it’s easy and the kids can help you create it!{found on familyfocusblog}.

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Decorate With Test Tube Bases – 10 Micro Stylish Ideas

Flowers are extremely popular decorations and they’re appreciated for their freshness and delicacy. People put them in vases and admire them but when they lose their freshness they get replaced. This means you have little time to enjoy the flowers and you have to make it count. So choose the vase carefully. These test tub vases are particularly stylish and you can see it all the following examples.

Test tube flower vases.

This is a very simple, chic and also original vase design. It’s hand crafted and they’re made with aluminum wire. The simplicity of the vases allows you to focus on the flowers and their beauty. The transparent vases don’t hide anything so get to admire the entire plant.{found on vidaflores}.

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DIY Outdoor Swings, Perfect For Relaxing In The Garden

If you’re living in a house and especially if you have a garden with a large beautiful tree then you must know how great it can be to just sit outside and relax. This is one of the greatest advantages of owning a house. You can relax in the garden and you can even build a swing which is fun for both children and adults. Building a swing is not difficult. Here are a few ideas that could help.

Tree swing.

If you want to build a tree swing then you’ll need a piece of wood for the seat, another piece of wood for the top and some rope, wood glue, clamps, a drill, wood screws, sand paper and paint. Cut the piece of wood into two parts and then cut another two. Put the two longest pieces side by side and glue them together. After that, glue the two shorter pieces to the ends. Pre-drill holes in each of the four corners and then two holes in the outer corners. Sand and paint the wood and then add the rope. Make sure the knot is sturdy.{found on abeautifulmess}.

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Creative ways in which you can repurpose Altoids tin cans

Altoids is a brand of breath mints and they’ve existed since the 18th century. The country of origin was Britain but, with time, the mints became less widely available there than in the countries where they are exported. Altoids has become a recognized symbol for the distinctive shape of the tin cans. These cans are very versatile and they can be repurposed in many different ways. Here are a few examples.

Message board.

If you have a few of these cans in your home or garage then you could use them to make a message board. You’ll need Altoids tins, spray paint, epoxy, pliers, a drill, strong magnets and a magnet with handle. First clean the tins and push the metal flaps inside using the pliers. Drill a small hole in the top right corner of one tin and top left corner of another. Then spray paint the cans. Paint the magnet with handle as well and use it for the tin that will become a key holder. Then arrange them all as you want and attach them to the wall.{found on designsponge}.

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DIY 3D home Accessories

You don’t have to spend a lot of money in order to add style to your home. In fact, a space has more character if you decorate it with items that you have crafted yourself. Today we’ve made a selection of DIY projects focusing on 3D designs. It’s a nice way of adding some dimensions to your home décor.

Geometric accessories.

This is a very interesting and also very unusual object. It could be used as paperweight or simply as a decorative piece that you can display on a shelf. It resembles a faceted gem and it’s made of wood. It’s a nice project for a beginner sculptor. Maybe after this you’ll make something more complicated.{found on curbly}.

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Small-Space Garden Ideas

It seems safe to say that by the end of winter, most of us are craving a little green. We start dreaming of lawns and tree leaves and flowers and gardens. One common challenge in the gardening realm comes down to sheer square footage. Frankly, some (many?) of us don’t have acres to commit to a large garden, which can perhaps discourage us from the thought of doing any garden at all. The good news is, however, that even in the smallest of spaces, growing a garden successfully is possible – deliciously so, if your intentions target vegetables and herbs. Here are five small-space garden ideas to get your green thumb going:

Pots.

This one is fairly obvious, of course, but it has to be included. Whether you have space for multiple small pots (like the tiers in this garden photo) or just a couple of large pots, this is a great method for growing an herb garden indoors. Imagine the deliciousness of fresh herbs year-round! Other vegetables (like tomatoes) thrive in pot gardens as well. Bonus: Pots are fairly mobile and can be moved indoors or outdoors according to weather.

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23 Creative ways of using buckets in interior and exterior décor

In interior décor it’s all about being creative. A beautiful décor is not based on strict rules and on following certain lines bur on being able to think out of the box and to use objects in new and unusual ways. For example, something as simple as a bucket can be used in numerous ways and it’s up to you to choose the option that you like best or to even come up with one of your own.

Outdoor Metal Drink Bucket.

A metal bucket can be useful in many different ways. One example would be to fill the bucket with ice and to use it to keep your drinks cool. It’s a great idea for when you’re planning an outdoor party, barbeque or dinner. It’s simple and it’s also practical.Available for 31$.

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