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7 Easy DIY Projects to Refresh Your Bedroom This Weekend

You <i>could</i> spend every waking minute on DIY this weekend or you could tackle a few easy projects to quickly refresh a room instead. And why not update …

Brewing better beer than the pros

It is the kind of accolade most self respecting homebrewers can only dream of. Last week 39-year-old AA employee Graham Nelson was crowned this year's winner of the Great British Homebrew Challenge – one of the country's most popular amateur brewing competitions. The dad of two from Blackpool will …

Small Space Solution: 15 DIY Garment Racks

Ample closet space is hard to come by, and if you’re a big city girl, you know you’re lucky if you even <i>have</i> a closet. Whether you’re strapped for space or are just looking to fill an empty corner in your bedroom, it’s a shame to cram your best dresses or that new romper in a drawer. Bring your …

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How to Build a Harvest Table Using Pipes

Cottage Construction In Canada Has Pretty Much Ground To A Halt

It’s summer and Canadians are flocking to cottage country to soak up the sun, have some fun in the water and maybe knock back a few cold ones.<p>But …

17 Stylish DIYs That Will Help You Finally Feel Organized

Not an overstatement.<p>If you're struggling with storage space, organization, or just <i>need</i> a way to stop losing your keys once and for all, salvation is near. These DIY decor hacks will make your life so much easier, you'll wonder how you lived without them for so long. They're cheap, easy, and will …

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When to DIY and When to Hire a Pro

Tips from personal finance bloggers on whether you should try to save money by tackling projects on your own.<p>My husband recently decided to fix a …

Can you believe this is a DIY? http://apttherapy.com/HlID7d We've shown you how to make lamps before, but this project caught my eye and I'm in love with it. This brass swing arm light, from Hello Lidy, is so polished, modern, and pretty — I want two for each side of my bed.

How-To: DIY Tiki Torches

For those trying to make the most of what’s left of the warm weather this year, here is a great tutorial by Sugar & Charm on making homemade tiki torches from glass bottles.<p>[via Wattlebird]

5 Great Outdoor Mason Jar Lighting Projects

Everyone loves the mason jar… it holds a sense of nostalgia and is a versatile decorating element in any style garden! Here are five great ways to …

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Turn a Shadowbox into a Charging Station

Several months ago, I had an "AHA" moment when I came across a shadowbox in Michaels on clearance for $9.00 (original price was $60). I snatched it …

Super Simple XL Chalkboard

It's time for another fun, monthly blog hop -- featuring 10 of our favorite creative bloggers! This month's theme is all things CHALKBOARD,...

Make It: Modern DIY Brass Chandelier

Oh, hey there drop-dead gorgeous chandelier! What's that, you say? You're totally DIYable?! Tell me more!<p>Five (5) simple steps are all it takes to …

Make a Sharpie Flower Pot for Mom! quick, easy & beautiful! - Nest of Posies

Do you have an old flower pot around the house?<p>Some craft paint?<p>A black sharpie?<p>Of course you do!<p>Make this one-of-a-kind sharpie flower pot with all …

You Can Do It: 10 Not-Too-Tough Industrial Pipe Projects --> http://on.apttherapy.com/9ltDSR Some of these projects simply highlight the pipes you already have (see the brightly painted pipes above), but most use piping as material for a new project. All are worthy of a try.

Washi Tape Picture Frame Mats DIY Project, Decorating Idea

It seems we have a DIY theme lately, and that theme is art! I’m on a mission here, and my mission is to make sure that your walls are bland no more!</i> …

15 IKEA Hacks to DIY Your Apartment Into Adulthood

Stepping into adulthood means no more twin beds, meal plans or taking your laundry home to Mom and Dad's house.<p>It also means you're probably moving …

DIY Solar Lamp

This is an easy DIY project that can be done in less than 30 minutes (depending on how many solar lights you will be making). Since we don’t have …

All Natural Lip Balm

02 January 2012<p>The week leading up to the new year wasn't exactly how I had pictured it. It was the last week of the boys winter break. I had …

DIY Photo Coasters

DIY Project: Hello Beautiful Doormat

Fall is upon us, which brings crisp air, the coziest of clothes, delicious treats and lots of gatherings with our favorite people. It can also bring …

Seriously Sleek: 10 Stylish Home DIY Projects that Look Like Expensive Store-Bought Items!

(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess)<p>Looking to get crafty this weekend and add something stylish to your home that looks like an expensive item you could …

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10 Affordable Outdoor DIY Projects

Can you tell I’ve been spending a lot of time outdoors lately? I sure have enjoyed giving my yard a makeover this spring. Kate here, and if you read …

7 Eco-Friendly DIY Summer Crafts for Creative Adults (and Kids!)

It's mid-summer. The days are long and hot, and the nights, while cooler, can still be pretty hot. When people are hot and bored, things escalate to …

Spool Bookcase (Tutorial)

I'm pretty sure most of my spending money goes towards books and fabric. I have more books than I know what to do with and probably ten more books on …