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Hanging Stockings Without a Mantel or Fireplace

No mantel? No fireplace? No problem! Hanging stockings without a mantel is simple! And it works whether you have a fireplace or not. And when you’re thinking about filling those stockings, we’ve got some ideas for you: Tween and Teen Stocking Stuffers and Stocking Stuffers for Mom and Dad and Stocking Stuffers for Little Kids […] The …

11 Ways to Reuse Old Calendars

Reuse old calendars as you put up the new with these amazing craft ideas! Recycel and reuse those pretty pictures to make something new. If you are in the crafty mood after you reuse your calendars, try a 4×4 craft, indoor winter crafts for kids, or canvas art projects. The year may be over, but […] The …

How to Raise Stair Treads to Fix Uneven Steps

When we added new flooring in our 1970’s home remodel, it made the top basement stair taller than the others. See how we easily and quickly raised the stair treads to fix the uneven steps and correct the rise of the staircase.  See all of our basement remodel vlogs and projects here.  Pssst: Our once-a-year […] The …

Winter Decorations: Snowman Wreath

Celebrate the chilly season with this easy winter decoration! Our easy, no-sew no-glue snowman wreath can be made in one afternoon. For more winter decoration ideas, check out snowman door decorating kit, a fun collection of DIY outdoor winter decor, and 25+ Best Winter Wreaths. I saw this cute duct tape wreath by Jones Design […] The …

11 Easy DIY Christmas Cards

Spread some Christmas magic with one of these easy DIY Christmas cards. Get crafty and in the Christmas spirit and send some Christmas cheer. Need more Christmas craft ideas: Christmas gifts to make for tweens, Christmas crafts for kids, and advent calendar garlands. While holiday greetings in all forms are certainly welcome this time of […] The …

Recessed Light Fixtures for a Low Ceiling

Wondering how to install lights in a basement with a low ceiling and shallow clearance? We found a great affordable light fixture for low ceilings! This thin LED light requires only 3/4″ clearance and is easy to install.   See more about our basement remodel updates here, including the exposed ceiling in the rest of the […] The …

21 Sentimental Gifts to DIY this Christmas

 Here are some perfect simple sentimental gifts to DIY this Christmas (or anytime!) for everyone – from your spouse to your grandma! While you’re at it, take a look at DIY Christmas Gifts for under $10, $20 and $50 and Gifts for Kids to Make on Their Own and great ideas for Holiday Neighbor Gifts. […] The …

Simple Wood Projects Made With One Sheet of Plywood

Simple wood projects can be versatile, inexpensive and beautiful – and you can’t get much more simple than a project made with one sheet of plywood.  Check out these 30+ ideas for inspiration! Search our whole collection of Plywood BUT Pretty projects for builds such as a Plywood Pennant Banner, a beautiful Leaning Shelf and a […] The …

DIY iPad Stand or Tablet Holder

This DIY iPad stand tablet holder is perfect for holding your device on your desktop during Zoom calls for online school or working from home, or for holding your tablet while you follow a recipe in the kitchen. Make your own for around $5!  Working and schooling from home? You’ll also love our DIY folding […] The …

15 DIY Fall Wreath Ideas

We’ve rounded up 15 fall wreath ideas you can DIY to decorate your home this fall. Happy fall, y’all! With fall arriving, you’ll also need our From-Scratch Zucchini Cake recipe and 25 Creative Halloween Costume Ideas, right?   [pinit] 1. Autumn Burlap Initial Wreath Personalize this darling wreath from Sophistishe by adding a wood or […] The …