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.

DIY Soap Recipes: From Laundry Detergent to Body Wash

A necessary evil, cleaning is a big part of having a nice home. The dishes, the floors, the clothes …. that’s right …. they all have to be cleaned. But they can also be cleaned on a budget! Fortunately, there are hoards of recipes out there for creating your very own soaps from laundry detergent to your very own body wash. Take a look at what we’ve found!

1. DIY Laundry Detergent.

What you’ll need? Borax, baking soda, washing soda, Fels-Naptha bars and some lemon zest for a nice fragrance. All of these ingredients are fairly inexpensive and will last you a while! And yes, they’ll get your laundry smelling fresh and completely cleansed of dirt, grime, sweat and school germs! Pour your mixture into cute jars or containers and show them off in the laundry room.{found on brydiy}.

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15 Ikea Rast Chests Get Hacked In Style

If you want personalized furniture which you can build on a budget, then Ikea is the perfect place to look for parts. A lot of pieces allow multiple configurations and designs to be created. For example, take a look at these Ikea Rast hack projects. They’re all focused around the same element and yet each design is different and unique.

Nailhead & Marble Ikea Rast Hack.

One idea would be, for example, to give your Rast a nailhead makeover. The idea is basically to start with a clean base and to then add some fresh coats of paint. The color can be white, if you want a clean, classical look, or something more vibrant and bright. After that you can also replace the drawer pulls with some that are a little more eye-catching. Then add the nailhead trim which is the key element for this design.{found on theabundantabode}.

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22 Ingenious DIY Projects Featuring Repurposed Hangers

Every object you have in your home has a specific function and was designed for a specific reason. Still, this doesn’t mean you can’t find other uses for that object. For example, a hanger can be used in many different ways and not always for the purpose it was intended. In fact, here are some very interesting projects featuring repurposed hangers.

Hanger Holder.

This is a hanger holder which you can use for magazines and newspapers. It’s basically just a hanger attached to a knob. You can use any hanger, not just wooden ones. You can also hang it anywhere you want. The whole idea is to have the magazines within arm’s reach.{found on bhg}.

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DIY Wedding Reception Centerpiece Ideas

Weddings are fun and beautiful but they can also be very stressful and expensive. There are many things to worry about and, even though the decorations and the centerpieces are not the most important part of the wedding, they make everything so much more beautiful. It’s why they have to be chosen carefully, still, you can’t afford to spend a fortune on decorations. A nice idea would be to make some yourself. We have prepared some great DIY projects for you to take a look at.

Use lanterns.

For a vintage appeal, try to pair the lanterns with floral arrangements

You can keep the décor simple and casual while also maintaining an elegant feel

A very nice and lovely idea would be to use lanterns as centerpieces. By doing so, you can create a vintage look and a charming atmosphere. Moreover, the candles will make the atmosphere more romantic and intimate. As opposed to using only candles, lanterns are much better choice because they are safer and a much better choice for outdoor receptions.

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10 Creative Ideas For Reusing Toilet Paper Tubes

It might sound weird or strange, but toilet paper tubes are great for lots of different projects. They can be recycled and reused in many ways and most of the projects are quite inspiring. We’ve selected a few ideas for you to take a look at. Maybe you’d like to try some yourself these days.

Easy gift packing from tubes.

We’re going to start with something simple and fun: treats. Here’s what you need for this project: toilet paper rolls, hot glue, paper ribbon, mod podge, small candy, a ruler, labels, scrapbook and scissors.

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4 Cute DIY Mini-Garden Designs

Fresh plants and flowers always make a home more beautiful. Indoor gardens make things even better. But what if you don’t have the space for a garden or what if you don’t have the time to take care of it? Don’t worry because you can always have a smaller version. Mini-gardens are wonderful and they’re also very cute. Here are a few designs that you’ll definitely enjoy.

DIY Snail Shell Miniature Gardens.

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10 More Inspiring Ideas For Recycled And DIY Planters

A planter is an item that makes a space feel like home. It makes it feel inviting, cozy but, at the same time, it makes it look fresh. A while ago we created a top (Top 30 Planters – DIY and Recycled) with 30 creative ideas of either recycling all sorts of items and turning them into planters or making them from scratch. Now we’re adding ten more similar examples that we hope you’ll enjoy just as much.

Mason Jar Wall Piece.

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