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.

Creative Outdoor Uses for Pallet Boards

If you’re like me, your outdoor To-Do list has grown quite lengthy over the past few weeks, as weather warms up and the sun’s shining on springtime beckons us outside. Along with the to-do list, however, is an expenses sheet that seems to grow exponentially with our exterior dreams and plans to create a casual and aesthetic outdoor living space.

If you find yourself facing the dilemmas of being able to afford all the things you want to do, let me suggest you look toward one trusty resource for some ideas: wooden pallets. They are so versatile! Here are some ideas for using them to create the outdoor space of your dreams:

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10 Great Ideas For Making Bird Feeders

Who wouldn’t like the sound of a happy bird in their garden or backyard? It’s so nice to wake up in the morning listening to their songs and cute sounds. So make them feel welcome into your garden by offering them a nice bird feeder to use. Making one is quite simple. Here are 10 wonderful ideas.

To make this cute bird feeder you’ll need some bird seed, water, a small envelope of knox gelatin, twine or string, cookie cutters or molds and wax paper. Mix the gelatin with the water and stir until they simmer and the gelatin dissolves. Let it cool for a minute and add the birdseed. Lay the cookie cutters on wax paper and fill them half way with your mix. Push the twine down into the birdseed and let everything dry overnight. Remove the cookie cutters and let the birds enjoy the feeder.{found on eighteen25}.

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15 DIY Ideas For Sprucing Up Your Backyard

When the weather is so beautiful and cheerful and everything around you is so sunny and bright, you don’t want to spend your days hidden inside the house. You want to get outside to enjoy the beauty. It would be a perfect time for a garden makeover. You can transform your backyard into a lovely space and it doesn’t have to be anything too complicated. In fact, we have some perfect ideas for you to choose from.

Rope wrapped.

For example, you could choose to give your planters a makeover. This project is very simple. You need some terra cotta planters and some rope. All you have to do is basically wrap the rope around the planters. Use glue as you advance to keep the rope in place. You can use more than one color to create interesting designs and patterns.{found on housebyhoff}.

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How To Make Your Own Coasters – 29 DIY Wonderful Designs

We use coasters to protect our furniture against moisture and stains. However, there’s no reason why we can’t make the coasters look good as well. In fact, they can be beautiful accessories on a table if you’re willing to spend some time making them look beautiful. Here are 29 great DIY projects for you to choose from.

To make these lovely coasters you need a piece of self-adhesive shelf liner or contact paper, a set of 4 cork coasters, a circle cutter, a ruler and a self-healing mat. Measure the area you want to cover with shelf liner and then place the circle cutter on it, insert the cutting tool, hold it in place and push the cutting tool down and in a circle shape. Peel off the paper backing and press the shelf liner onto the coaster.{found on 86lemons}.

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10 Statement Light Fixtures You Can Make Yourself

Lighting can be a great way to add a personal touch to your home. Instead of just sticking with the standard light fixtures that can be found at any home improvement store, there are so many ways to create completely customized and one-of-a-kind light fixtures yourself. Here are 15 DIY light fixtures for you to consider making for your own space.

Photo Spheres.

These paper lanterns can be made with your own personal photos. So you can illuminate scenes from your favorite vacation spot or even family photos. See the full tutorial at Photojojo to make your own.

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How Do You Store Your Nail Polish?

It’s amazing how many interesting ideas you can come up with when you need to find a solution for stuff like storing your nail polish. It should be simple: just put it all in a box and you’re done. But it’s not exactly like that. If you don’t believe, just take a look at the following examples:

Glass Bowl.

Let’s start with something very simple. All you need is a glass bowl. Just put all your nail polish inside the bowl and mix them up nicely. They won’t stay upright but this is a solution you choose more for the looks. Display the bowl on your dresser or somewhere else and you’ll also have a nice and colorful focal point.{found on likeadime}.

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10 Amazing DIY Organization Systems

Having your house always clean and organized feels great. It’s wonderful to see how everything is in its place and how everything is neat and beautiful. But for that you’ll have to be a little creative and to come up with personalized systems and ideas. Here are a few wonderful and very inspiring examples.

Smartphone holder.

Let’s start with something simple: a holder for your charging cell phone. So say good bye to charging phones seating on the floor or on tables and say hello to this great solution for the problem. To make a similar holder you’ll first have to take a look around your house. Find a plastic lotion/shampoo bottle or something similar, empty it and clean it. Measure the cell phone against it and decide on the dimensions. Trace a line and then cut using scissors. Smooth out the edges with sand paper. Then you can either spray paint the holder or glue fabric onto its exterior.{found on makeit}.

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