Category: DIY Projects

DIY Projects for Home

Country “Redneck” Christmas Outside Decor

When you get right down to it, simpler is better. Your neighbors may spend days trying to out-decorate Clark Griswold, but what’s important is that you make your good wishes for a Merry Christmas known to all who visit with…

Basic Poinsettia Care

There are many poinsettias in varied colors and types on the market today. There culture is the same and easy: Poinsettias don’t like a lot of water. Allow to dry out before watering and remove the foil for good drainage.…

Centerpieces for Thanksgiving

When it comes to Thanksgiving, we know there’s a never-ending checklist of things to be done: guest rooms to prepare, turkeys to roast (or fry!), visits from relatives to emotionally prepare yourself for, parents and in-laws to please. However, take some time to prepare a…

Thanksgiving Decor for Your Home

Thanksgiving is about much more than food. Well, partly about more than food. It’s also about the decorations.  I’ve found a great collection of ways  for Thanksgiving decorations that won’t take much time or money. Whether you like creating things…

Prepare Your House for Winter

How To Prepare Your House for Winter To prepare your house for winter while the weather is nice, which can help you prepare for whatever the season brings, from ice to sleet, heavy snow, gusty winds, rain, and more. Prepare…

Shipping Container Homes

Container homes, looking for an inexpensive backyard office or a tiny house in the woods? Check out the growing field of container architecture, which offers container homes constructed from reused shipping containers. Builders today offer prefab container homes. There are…

Halloween Decor for the Front Yard

Halloween is not far away which means that if you do not yet have your decorations up that you probably soon will. To help you achieve that local celebrity status, I have gathered some easy, DIY Halloween decorations that will…

Autumn Decor for the Front Yard

Line your stoop or walkway with an assortment of pumpkins and gourds in a variety of sizes. Try layering and interlacing them with mums which you can buy now at most stores, coming in different colors and sizes. You can…

Door Knockers

Consider a door knocker for a quick upgrade to your front door. Depending on how you like visitors to announce themselves, you might want to consider a door knocker for the handsome authority it brings to a door. Most door knockers…

Update Your Light Switch Covers

If you ever feel the need to make some sort of change in or around the house, consider starting small before doing something drastic like painting the walls a new color or flipping the furniture around. Sometimes making a little…

Outdoor deck

Since the outdoor deck plays such a key role for your exterior, it’s very important to give your design ample thought before diving in.When it comes to outdoor deck ideas, your first point of consideration should be the construction materials used.…

Upgrade Your Doors with Unique Knobs

Choosing a quality door knob is important both aesthetically and to provide adequate security for your home. The term lockset refers to both the door handle and lock, which can be combined in several ways: Unique handles. Handle and lock…

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Your yard is an important part of your home; you use it for hosting parties, spending a quiet evening after work and even for attracting wildlife. In any case, most homeowners like to maintain backyard and front yard privacy. So…