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If you’re reading this, you probably have the DIY bug, and we don’t blame you. It doesn’t matter whether you’re hoping to make a custom storage container, repair a shelf or craft your own curtains, it can be done! All you need is inspiration, support and the right tools.

We think that DIY is empowering. When you opt for DIY, you don’t have to settle on what’s available in the store, and you don’t have to wait around for the handyman to show up. With DIY, you can accomplish important goals on your own terms and your own budget.

Inside this DIY category, we’re building a collection of posts to help you foster your DIY dreams. Expect to find informative posts on topics like growing your garden, maintaining your yard, crafting decorating projects, making holiday gifts, tackling home improvement jobs, finding new uses for old items and making your own storage containers.

If DIY is your goal, we’re here to help!

If the storage container options at your big box store leave you uninspired, take matters into your own hands. These five highly affordable DIY storage container projects will leave you extra organized, and so inspired. Don’t think you need more storage containers? I’m a firm believer that you can never really have too many fun storage boxes! If you do have a...

                    Downsize your wardrobe. Chances are your closet and drawers are filled with clothing you haven’t worn in years or simply forgot about. Conquer clutter by first getting rid of all of the shirts, pants, and shoes you don’t wear anymore. Sell them for extra cash or donate them to people who...

Just because your kids are growing up doesn’t mean you have to throw away all of their toys. While they may not play with them, putting certain toys away might be a good idea for sentimental, monetary, and “just-in-case” reasons. Here are five toys you should never throw out. Video games. If video games and their consoles are still in working condition,...

Dare to transform yourself into a DIY elf, and you’ll see some smiles when gifts are opened! It’s barely autumn, true. Yet, this is the perfect time to get started on making your own holiday gifts. Just follow the links for tutorials. Creative DIY Gifts for Adults 1. Herb Garden Coffee Table: They’ll never see it coming, but those with sunrooms and a bit of...

Kids love novelty, but there are only so many new toys a family’s budget can afford. And why buy plastic junk when you can make your own amusement? DIY Network Not only do the kiddos get new things to play with, they also learn some useful skills in the process and emerge with a satisfying sense of accomplishment. Here are some of the best DIY kids’ projects the...

In honor of National Animal Day, we bring you nooks for your pets! Do you love sharing your home with your pet so much you would customize pet nooks for sleeping or eating? You might be surprised how many people do it! And, if you’re craving some extra storage space at home, or just wanting to get those pet beds or food dishes out of the way, you’re going...

Alternative Titles: 7 Spooktacular DIY Halloween Costumes Go green this Halloween and leave those cheaply made, cookie-cutter costumes at the store. Using a few simple items from your house, you can make your kids some fun and exciting costumes that they will love on Halloween and beyond. You will not only save money, you’ll also encourage creativity and teach your...

  Remember when you used to make a gift for your mother in art class? She would place the less-than-perfect project by the kitchen window and talk about how much she loved it. Well, it’s time to get back to your roots this Mother’s Day! Plus, now that you’re all grown up you can make a more, ahem, perfect project!   Need another reason to be old-fashioned...

Being eco friendly in your home means a lot more than just being good to the environment, it also means saving money. Have some smart plans in place in your home to be more energy efficient can end up saving you hundreds of dollars each year. To get started, it’s pretty easy, let’s take a look at some easy ways to make your home http://www.enjoywarmth.com more...

http://imgur.com/TIXL2 All over your home lie scads of useful and under-appreciated items. Many things you assume have only one purpose are actually perfect for other tasks. Here are 15 ideas to give your junk drawer a whole new life. ...