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How to Build a Wood Chevron Barn Door

Build a solid wood DIY chevron barn door with a herringbone pattern. Photo tutorial plus a PDF woodworking plan to make it easy to build your own barn door from reclaimed wood or fresh lumber.  See more DIY doors and barn doors in our Shut The Front Door DIY series, plus our picks for affordable […] The …

Printable Patriotic Party Pack for 4th of July BBQs

Grab this printable patriotic party pack to add some Americana style to your 4th of July barbecue and all other parties this summer, including fillable invitations and decor. Add something more to a patriotic party with this red, white, and blue parfaits, or these 4th of July BBQ ideas, and have fun making a patriotic […] The …

Water Fun: Summer Activities for Kids

Summertime and the living is… hot!  As temps start climbing, we start looking for fun summer activities for kids. We’ve got 25 ideas for you with an added bonus: WATER! Come see how kids can stay cool while playing outdoors and burning off some energy! For more summer outdoor fun, see 23 Desserts to Grill […] The …

How to Build a Cubby Storage Toy Organizer

Build a cubby storage toy organizer from just one sheet of plywood! This DIY stacked toy cubby with dividers is perfect storage for toys, craft supplies, or whatever you need to organize in a child’s room, play room, or nursery.  Our entry table with cubby storage is another great kid-friendly cubby storage idea. See more […] The …

Modern Outdoor DIY Concrete Bench with Redwood Seat

Build your own modern outdoor bench from concrete and redwood following this DIY concrete bench tutorial and woodworking plan! We show you how to make a DIY concrete bench form, then build a redwood bench seat for durable outdoor seating.  We’ve done a decent amount concrete work over the past few years, like our huge DIY […] The …

DIY Closet Organizer for a Builder Basic Closet

What is better than a functional and organized closet? Nothing!  Come see how to build a custom DIY closet organizer all from scratch!  When you finish your DIY closet organizer, go the extra mile with these ideas: How to make bypass closet doors into sliding barn doors, How to add a stacked washer and dryer […] The …

How to Install a Window in Basement Bathroom

Do you have an old window that needs to be replaced?  Today I am going to show you how I am updating an old aluminum window and installing a new double pane vinyl window in our basement bathroom.  Thanks to DAP for sponsoring this post, all opinions are ours — see our full disclosure policy […] The …

27 Beautiful Garden Edging Ideas

Garden edging is a great way to make your yard look beautiful and keep flower beds contained. Try one of these garden edging ideas to update your curb appeal. Increase the beauty of your lawn by adding edging that works well with the style and feel of your home. Whether you opt for a modern […] The …

How to Install a Pocket Door

What is a pocket door? And how do you install a pocket door? Learn the tips and tricks for installing a pocket door to save floor space from a traditional hinged door swing. An excellent solution for small spaces or awkward door areas. For more small space solutions, try these: Tips to make a small […] The …