The DIY Home

By Bonnie Rush | Inspiration for making your home feel comfy, all with your own hands.

MY DIY | Out-the-door Box Storage

If you knew how much time I spent looking for my ______ (insert keys, wallet, sunglasses here), you would really start to question my brain …

Woodworking

DIY Concrete Vanity

When I was designing the studio bathroom, I wanted to create a few interesting elements for the space. Originally, I was going to use an old dresser …

Description

• Georgian Rectory in West Sussex<br>• Beautiful main living room with period features<br>• Two other living rooms<br>• Stunning modern kitchen with cloakroom and …

DIY Giant Frames for Your Dinosaurs (+ $100!)

With the recent addition of our streamlined gallery wall in the living room’s gap, we’ve been itching to add something <i>large</i> – very large! – above our …

The "Mountain Mural" Bedroom Makeover

<b>Makeover by:</b> Pam Lostracco, owner of Pam Lostracco Custom Designed Murals <b><br>Location:</b> Toronto, Canada<p>Last spring, I started envisioning how my artwork …

Murals

How to Paint Stripes on a Cement Floor

THE BEFORE PICTUREMy boy’s carpet had been through a lot.Potty training x 2.1 particularly lazy potty training boy.Accidentally muddy …

DIY

How To Strip and Refinish Wood Furniture

You'd never know it, but this Mid-Century Modern credenza was once disguised in flat white paint. For twenty bucks, it was really hard to resist …

Woodworking

DIY Plumbing Pipe Table Tutorial.

I’ve been shopping around for a patio table but just couldn’t seem to find the perfect one. When you can’t find one, make one! As promised I’m back …

Home Depot

DIY Dining Room Open Shelving

Over year ago I wrote a post about how I wanted to add a big wall of shelving to our dining room. And for over a year, I’ve been patiently waiting …

DIY Home Repair Kit with Makr - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

My Mom is the best gift giver. Everyone knows it. She always has the most thoughtful ideas, which also happen to be completely practical. It’s …

Crafting

Brass Chandelier DIY

Giving credit where credit is due, I was initially inspired by a custom light I saw in a kitchen designed by Københavns Møbelsnedkeri. Its minimalist …

Threading

Modern Cube Plant Stand With Optional Fretwork

Shares 100<p>Hello again, it’s Amy from Hertoolbelt back to share another build project. At my house, we have differing styles and tastes. My husband …

DIY Wire Laundry Hamper

The laundry hamper in our bedroom has been on its last legs for a while. It’s the one we got when we were newlyweds, so it’s lasted a good 10 years. …

Laundry Rooms

How to Build a Tree Bench

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build a Tree Bench<p>This charming and …

Woodworking

Make: Upcycled & Personalized Glass Water Bottle - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

I am always a fan of a practical project that replaces an expensive purchase. Everyone loves to save some money, right? Since we switched completely …

Chemicals

DIY Ikea Hack Distressed Wooden Shelves to Elevate your Home

For those of you that have been regular readers of Sugar & Cloth, you may recognize this DIY. This was one of the projects I created for the Ikea …

Hand-stitched Stuffed Animals - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

Last year, Faith wanted to make something special for my Mom. Faith picked the shape, color, and whole project itself. There’s no stopping her …

Sewing

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Woodworking

Make Your Own Concrete Planters

1 of 13<p>Let Spring Blooms Add Color Contrast<p>Concrete planters are made using a small container and a large container as molds. How far you push in the …

Landscaping

DIY Paver Planter

Here's What You Need:<p>Here's What You Do:<p>1. Put pavers together without adhesive to make sure the size and shape are what you want.<p>2. Use landscape …

DIY

HomeMade Modern EP36 Ironbound Bookcase

This DIY bookshelf project has a nice rustic, modern look and is easily created from angle irons and 2x10s.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>Two 2x10 (8' long) <i><br>Available at</i> …

Woodworking

diy modern and very cool cooler

well, just like last year, and the year before that — we’re throwing ourselves a little birthday picnic for our shared birthday week. so of course i …

Build A Leopold Bench Today So You Can Relax In Your Garden Tomorrow

When the famed conservationist and father of the modern environmental movement Aldo Leopold wanted a place to sit down, he built himself a simple …

Woodworking

DIY Wood Scalloped Wall Tutorial

Today’s the day! I have had floods of comments and emails asking for this DIY Wood Scalloped Wall Tutorial and as promised, here it is!!! This wall …

DIY Midcentury-Style Plant Stand

Hey, it's Mandi! You guys, this project is so easy I almost feel like I shouldn't be calling it a project. It's a pretty simple concept that's not …

Make It: DIY Picnic Box

Try your hand at this simple picnic box. All it takes is a little plywood, dowels and copper pipe. Paint it or leave it raw, then pack your …

Tutorial : Macrame Lawn Chair

Macrame Chairs!<p>Hello everybody and welcome to the first ever Henhouse video tutorial. I know crazy, right? I’m not super good at these sorts of …