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.

4 Easy Valentine’s Day Decor DIYs

Valentine’s day is coming. Soon your house will smell of roses and heart-shaped chocolate boxes will cover the kitchen counters. In the meantime, it’s time to start thinking about how to make your home a little more festive. Hearts, pink, sparkles ….. it’s all a part of the Valentine’s day spirit!!

1. Curly-Q Garland.

Grab some red and pink paper and create your own, airy heart garland! Hang it around the window or in the hallway for a Valentine’s day dinner party or just for some extra lovey cheer around the 14th. Make sure you have some fishing wire so the hearts look like they’re just floating around the space instead of colored string you can clearly see from far away.

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Popular projects to try out as a DIYer

If you like taking matters into your own hands than you’ve probably already completed several DIY projects. In case you’re wondering which projects are the most popular amongst DIYers, we’ve done some research and came up with a top. Take a look at them and see if you’re already a DIY expert or if you still have some more projects to try out.

1. Paint.

As a talented DIYer you don’t want someone else to paint your home for you. This is something you can do by yourself. It’s not that complicated and it’s something you can perfect in time. A fresh coat of paint can change the atmosphere in a room, it can make it look fresh again and it can also be the detail that the room needs in order to stand out. But before you get to work with color, make sure you follow all the steps: filling cracks, sanding, cleaning and priming.{found on desigsponge}.

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DIY Concrete Features That Will Add Charm And Character To Your Home

Concrete is considered a rough material and one that’s difficult to work with. However, it’s not always the case. There are lots of features that can be made of concrete and that will definitely ad charm to your home. We have selected some of them and we decided to share them with you.

Table With Concrete On Top.

A very simple project that you can make by yourself in a week-end is a table makeover. For example, this table has an interesting base but the top but not exactly eye-catching. Its owner removed the top and decided to make a new one using concrete. The rough concrete top contrasts with the sleek white base.{found on weekdaycarnival}.

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23 More Inspiring DIY Wall Art Ideas

A home often feels empty without wall art. It’s a detail that lets us express ourselves in the form of art and it has many faces. For example, DIY wall art is quite popular but different styles suit different rooms and types of decors.

If you want to create something original you can use postcards that you have gathered over the years to create an interesting display for the wall. Just make a frame and stick the postcards to it with tape or glue. Try to mix the colors for a more interesting effect.{found on howaboutorange}.

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Creative and inspiring DIY cut in half table designs

Usually when you only have half of the piece of furniture you wanted it’s not exactly useful. There’s not much you can do with half of a bed but there might be something you can do with half of a table. In fact, there are plenty of designs features cut in half tables and the whole idea behind them is to save space, to impress and to be original. Here are a few examples that you can use as a guide when you decide to start your own project.

There are lots of things that you can do with a regular unused table. For example, you could turn it into a pair of night stands. We’re going to show exactly how. Frist you need to find a small wooden table. Then gather the other materials: tape measure, a pencil, a 1×2 wood trim, a drill, some wood screws, some paint and sealer, an extension cord, plastic sheeting, a table saw, sander and a damp rag. Start by cutting the table to size. Then remove the existing finish and apply a new one. Apply the sealer and let it dry. Then create a cleat and install it. After that, attach the table to the cleat and enjoy your new nightstand.{found on hgtv}.

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15 DIY Cord And Cable Organizers For A Clean And Uncluttered Home

It’s always annoying when you see cables everywhere, especially at the back of your desk. Even if you arrange and organize them nicely at first they eventually get all tangled and it all becomes a mess. An easy solution would be to have a cord organizer to help you keep everything in place. If you can’t find one in stores or if you simply prefer to make one yourself, there are plenty of projects that can give you useful tips and ideas. Here are some of them.

Using toilet paper rolls.

Keeping your cables organized doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated. There are lots of very simple solutions that you can use. For example, you can use toilet paper rolls. It might sound funny at first but toilet paper rolls are actually great for this. Simply write on each one what type of cable it contains and the labels will help you save space and time when looking for your cables.{found on someoneelsesgenius}.

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Give your home a romantic makeover with some Valentine’s Day wall art

Valentine’s day is almost here and there’s not much time to get ready. If you want to make your home a little more romantic then you should start planning a makeover. It doesn’t have to be anything major. You can simply add some decorations in order to change the atmosphere. Some wall art would definitely help. Here are a few ideas that you could use:

Valentine’s Day Glittered Bunting Wall Art.

If you like working with glitter then you’ll also like this project. You can start with a blank 10×10 canvas. First add a coat of acrylic paint. Feel free to choose any colors you want. Then cut some scrap paper in the shape of triangles. Arrange them and the letters and then add the ribbon that connects them. Sprinkle some glitter and you’re done.{found on sistersofthewildwest}.

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