DIY

HGTV's Joanna Gaines Would Love to Have Another Baby — or Twins!

<i>HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines open up about their happy marriage, how they stay humble and life at home in Waco, Texas.</i> <i>Subscribe now</i> <i>for the</i> …

Chip and Joanna Gaines

How to Replace Laminate on a Cabinet Side | Home Guides | SF Gate

Some cabinets are built with a material known as medium-density laminate. This material -- also known as MDL -- is a slick, tough, particleboard or plywood product that is cut into pieces with a table saw and assembled into cabinets. If the side of a cabinet is exposed to direct sunlight or …

Home Improvement

Secrets of Painting like a Pro Unveiled | Times Square Chronicles

Secrets of Painting like a Pro Unveiled<p>Painting your home can be a very satisfying job because it is one way of imbibing your personality into your …

Home Improvement

11 Big Mistakes You Make When Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets

Only fools rush into this major DIY undertaking.<p>Painted cabinets are ruling Pinterest these days, since intrepid DIYers love the idea of updating their kitchens with only a few coats of a new color. It seems like a no-brainer project, but this undertaking actually has many potential pitfalls. Avoid …

Home Improvement

How to Make a DIY Hanging Cabbage to Keep Your Chickens Entertained

Low-impact exercise + a healthy snack = happy chickens.<p>Do you have a bunch of bored, out-of-shape chickens on your hands? Then this could be the DIY solution you've been looking for. Chicken owners have been making their own hanging cabbages to place in their chicken coops or runs, which are …

Chickens

Do-It-Yourself Projects to Save You Money

Learn how to make your own fertilizers and homemade soil amendments, so you don’t have to buy them. Find creative ways to rid your garden of pests …

Hacking

How to Make a Draft Dodger

1<p><b>Measure the area where your Draft Dodger will be placed (along the bottom of a door, the inside ledge of the window, etc.</b>). This will help you …

Sewing

33 Storage Ideas for Your Entire Home

01 of 33<p>Get Organized Now<p>Limited on space or have too much stuff to know what to do with? These storage solutions will help you keep every room in …

Hacking

Porcelain vs Ceramic Tile - Which to Choose?

Discover the similarities and key differences between porcelain and ceramic tiles so that you pick the right one for your next project. Once you've …

Renovations

Wonky House Block Tutorial- So Scrappy!

<b>wonky</b> (ˈwɒŋkɪ) <b>— adj , -kier , -kiest</b>1.shaky or unsteady2.not in correct alignment; askewSince our Block of the Month has appliqued and embroidered …

Sewing

DIY Sensory Board Ideas

Looking for some unique and FUN Sensory Board ideas to make at home for your toddler or baby?<p>We just love these busy boards — such a clever way to …

Kids Crafts

Are You Sure Your Contractor Is Insured?

Chris Gash for The Wall Street JournalHome-improvement projects take off in the summer, when many homeowners gut the kitchen or add a bathroom. But …

Home Improvement

Review: Clipper Creek HCS-50 Electric Vehicle Charging Station

At-home charging stations are almost a must for electric car owners. Unless you can charge at work everyday or really like waiting a long time to …

Electric Vehicles

#WeekofMaking: Mad About Making At Artisan’s Asylum

Part of a series about 2017 National Week of Making.<p>They don’t call it Artisan’s Asylum for nuffin. The 40,000 square foot makerspace in Somerville, …

Makerspaces

Guy creates the tiniest origami cranes we’ve ever seen

<b>A man who has mastered the art of origami over a period of three years, after learning while visiting a friend in South Korea, is now making some of</b> …

Origami

The Most Common Places People Hide Their Keys

While we all have a fear of locking ourselves out of our homes, how many of us actually do something about it? According to a recent survey of 1,000 …

Hacking

Patchwork Triangle Pillow with Octopus Appliqué + Starfish Pillow: TokyoMilk presents Neptune and the Mermaid by Margot Elena for Coats

Sometimes, a very special fabric collection sometimes deserves very special shapes! We’ve created a pair of dimensional pillows in <i>Neptune and the</i> …

Sewing

Solstice Crochet pattern by Katya Novikova

Description<p>Solstice is a trapezium-shaped shawl made of join-as-you-go motifs. Finished size is 73" x 32" (186 x 82 cm), size is easily adjustable by …

Crafting

Star Crossed - Featured in McCalls Quilting!!

Today I am excited to share another secret finish from a few month's ago. This is called Star Crossed and I just love that it combines my two …

Sewing

Monkstown semi-D sets deep retrofit example

Deep retrofit is the future, but we’ve a lot to learn. The term deep retrofit refers to an energy- efficiency upgrade that achieves dramatic savings …

Home Improvement

New algorithm generates folding patterns to produce any 3-D origami structure

In a 1999 paper, Erik Demaine—now an MIT professor of electrical engineering and computer science, but then an 18-year-old PhD student at the …

New CPAP User Frequently Asked Questions | CPAP.com

Many PAP users experience nasal congestion and dryness of the nose and throat during treatment. This can be especially problematic for new users who …

Home Improvement

No Pool, No Problem: 6 Clever Ways to Beat the Heat on a Budget

Jay Reilly/Getty ImagesDo you gaze wistfully upon the neighbors as they frolic and splash in their backyard pool? Is your lawn too small (and your …

Home Improvement

Peter Chittenden

<b>Individual Apartments & Lot Owners</b><p>As previously outlined the OC covers many areas of maintenance and repair in a strata plan scheme, and the date of …

Home Improvement

Home Repair Tips: How to Find a Reliable Plumber | Times Square Chronicles

Home Repair Tips: How to Find a Reliable Plumber<p>Home improvement and repairs is part of the regular maintenance obligations that we all have to do to …

Home Improvement

4 Big Day DIY Traps You Need to Look Out For

Creating décor details for your wedding can be a really fun, meaningful experience. Not only can it give you a chance to bond and create memories with whoever is helping you make the items—your mom, your bridesmaids, your fiancé—but DIY-ing can give you a real sense of pride.<p>That said, some …

Weddings

The Easy Upgrades That Will Add Value to Your Home

Home renovations aren't just good for transforming an outdated space, when done right, they can add serious value to a house and make it, quite …

Home Improvement

Shaving Horse & Drawknife Basics

Traditional chairmaking starts with a shaving horse and a drawknife. Used with both green and dried wood, woodworkers have relied on these two tools …

Woodworking

Retain talents in Jilin

A new maker space -- Match -- which intends to support graduates' innovative and entrepreneurial careers, was established in Changchun, Jilin …

Makerspaces

DIY: 7 things you can make in one weekend

Working with concrete is actually pretty easy, if you've got the right materials…<p>Decorating a home with plants allows you to create an enjoyable and …

Sandpaper