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.

11 DIY Yarn Crafts That Add Charm To The House

I never realized it but yarn is extremely versatile. It’s a great thing to use for DIY projects. You can use it to make decorative items and ornaments, to give a makeover to one of your home’s accessories or to simply personalize some items. There are lots of interesting projects that you can do using yarn. Here are some of them:

DIY Yarn Wrapped Bottles.


Three Spring Paper Garland Decorations

As you may have noticed, spring is slowly making its way back through the winter and soon it’s going to take its place. The atmosphere is already more cheerful and relaxed. So let’s celebrate this change by making our homes look cheerful as well. A lovely paper garland would definitely change the atmosphere. Making paper garland is easy and it can also be fun. Here are a few designs that you might want to try out.

Mini Paper Garland.

This lovely paper garland would make a nice decoration for your home and making it is very easy. Here’s what you should have before you start the project: assorted paper, scissors, ribbon and a glue stick. First decide how big you want the triangles to be and cut the paper to twice the length you want.


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}.


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}.


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}.


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.


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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