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Posted on Mar 27 2013 - 12:05pm by Brent Hardy
Comments Off on Simple DIY for Outdoor Spring Maintenance

  With a bit of planning, you can make things much easier on yourself! I believe that’s true in so many areas of life, including when it comes to spiffing up your garden and other outdoor areas this spring. After all, spring is one of the most beautiful times to enjoy your outdoor space. So, if you can get tasks like gutter cleaning done more quickly, you’ll...

Posted on Mar 22 2013 - 10:33pm by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on 5 Storage Containers You Can Make Yourself

  Photo via Flickr user Trilliumdesign Storage can be a dreary business, centered on boring cardboard boxes and garish plastic tubs. Of course you can find more stylish bins and boxes but the prettier they are, they more expensive they get. Luckily, with only a little effort and hardly any cost, you can make your own storage items in exactly the color, pattern,...

Posted on Mar 15 2013 - 9:45pm by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on DIY in 10 Minutes or Less

You don’t need a lot of time or money to DIY. In fact, some very neat crafts can be whipped together in ten minutes or fewer.   Are you fingers itching to get to work but you don’t have time to commit to a major project? Try a few of these mini DIY projects to get your crafty fix. ...

Posted on Mar 1 2013 - 11:36pm by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on Best DIY Blogs of the Blogosphere

“DIY” is more than knitting hats and making bookshelves out of old milk crates. It can refer to projects as small as cutting out paper snowflakes for your window or as large as remodeling your bathroom. There’s something for everyone! And thanks to a recent wave of enthusiasm for DIY, there are blogs for every flavor of inspiration-seeker. Check out these neat...

Posted on Feb 15 2013 - 9:54pm by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on Pinterest Favorites: Cozy at Home

  Now that Old Man Winter is knocking at the door, it’s time to plan some cozy days in. Next time the gales howl, check out Pinterest to find some wonderful ideas for puttering in your pajamas. Spend your time decorating, playing games, doing crafts, and enjoying some comforting snacks. Decorate Discover fun decorating ideas, such as tips for rented spaces...

Posted on Feb 13 2013 - 4:00am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Build Your own Bird Feeder for National Bird-Feeding Month

  You probably already know that February is the month of love, but did you know that you’re supposed to extend some adoration to your feathered friends this month as well? February is National Bird-Feeding Month! It’s an official designation too. Congressman John Porter read a resolution for National Bird-Feeding Month that’s on the Congressional Record...

Posted on Jan 30 2013 - 9:11am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Start Planning Your Treehouse

  It may be chilly out right now, but before you know it, lovely weather will be upon us! Call me an overgrown kid, but I still think that one of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors is hanging in your very own treehouse. And plenty of people agree with me. Today, spectacular treehouses are being designed and built more often than you might imagine. Perhaps the...

Posted on Oct 15 2012 - 6:16am by Tim Eyre
Comments Off on Uncover Extra Space: Make Recessed Shelves

  Did you know that hidden inside your interior wall is a recessed shelf waiting to be created? But why would you do that? Good question.   A recessed shelf is an ideal solution to the annoying problem of not having enough storage space in the bathroom. So, if you’re in love with your pedestal sink, but need a place for that container of cotton balls,...

Posted on Aug 31 2012 - 7:22pm by Tim Eyre
Comments Off on Planning DIY Projects

  Whether you are settling into a new home, planning to move or just doing a little routine maintenance, planning is key to successful DIY projects. Taking an hour or two to select your projects and budget the time and money for them can remove a lot of stress. Here are some tips for making DIY plans. . .and sticking to them: Choose and Prioritize Your Project(s) The...

Posted on Aug 22 2012 - 9:23pm by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Home Style to High Style – My DIY Bedroom Redesign

  In preparation for our new baby, my wife and I are trying to get as organized as possible. A couple of weeks ago I talked about how we organized our baby’s room, converting it from a guest bedroom to a place for our little one. Now that that’s finished, it’s onto the next project!   For the past two weeks our focus has been on our bedroom. Realizing...