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fun & creative diy ideas for your home

  • Mugs with farm animals

    Decorative paint makeover ideas

    Update everything from furniture and mugs to floors and doors with a fresh coat of paint, in an unexpected color or pattern.

  • Book Box for Remote Control

    37 ways to make something new out of something old

    Get creative with these ideas for crafts made of recycled materials.

  • Canvas photographs on wall

    10 personalized DIY wall art ideas

    In a decorating rut? Try these simple and chic wall art ideas to personalize your home.

  • Brilliant Ikea hack: Using Mykea decals on Ikea furniture for added color

    25 brilliant Ikea hacks

    Repurpose standard Ikea furniture into customized pieces of home décor without spending a lot of money. A little bit of creativity goes a long way in making successful Ikea hacks. Here are 25 of our favorite DIY Ikea hacks that even non-crafty people can do.

  • Contractor working on home structural changes

    10 home remodeling projects you shouldn’t DIY

    Home remodeling is on the rise. It can be satisfying to complete a DIY home project (and save money!), but some projects are best left to the professionals. Before you take home improvement matters into your own hands, look at these 10 projects you really shouldn’t DIY. There’s nothing fun about wasting time, money, or the headache of regret in having to fix a major DIY mistake. -- Charyn Pfeuffer

  • Woman cleaning the fridge

    New year, new organized you

    Ring in the New Year with our 12-month plan for organizing your home and life. Since no one likes to live in disarray, we’ve compiled a month-by-month plan of simple tips to rid clutter from all aspects of your home. Find out how to get organized this year with our 12 top tips.

  • A shelf made out of a skateboard

    Home décor craft ideas

    Got an afternoon to spare? These quick and easy craft ideas will keep you entertained and leave your home looking better than ever.

  • Chalkboard Globe

    Cheap & easy DIY

    Painting, gluing, cutting paper -- if you're as crafty as a 5th grader you can make these simple home décor projects. No mad art skills necessary; just a willingness to repurpose and see old stuff in a new light.

  • Brilliant yarn bombing idea: Tree covered in colorful knit

    25 brilliant yarn bombing ideas

    Looking for new ideas to inspire your knitting? Yarn bombing is a type of street art (think graffiti meets knitting), which uses colorful displays of yarn. The clever craft phenomena usually occurs in urban settings, but can really happen anywhere. Improve your landscape, create a large-scale installation or recycle old home décor with easy crochet patterns and techniques.

  • DIY organizing idea: Clear shoe rack as a pantry organizer

    38 DIY organizing ideas for your home

    Finding the right organization and storage solutions for your home can be hard. But making your own is much easier than you'd think! These 38 DIY organizing ideas may inspire you.

  • Paper bag lanterns for DIY wedding decorations

    30 gorgeous ideas for DIY wedding decorations

    More and more brides are giving their special day a personal touch with DIY wedding decorations. According to American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, 70 percent of newlyweds said they opted for a DIY approach to save on wedding costs. Couples got crafty assembling their own guest favors, creating their own centerpieces and ditching the DJ in favor of a homemade playlist. A few brave brides even made their own wedding dress or baked their own cake! The good news: You don’t have to be overly ambitious or possess amazing crafting skills to tackle most of these DIY wedding decor projects. (We do want to make your life easier, after all!)

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