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How to Build a Wood Window Box Planter

Add curb appeal to any home by making a cedar wood window box planter. This cottage window box style is simple to build and install, and easy to customize to fit your home’s style. Read more ideas for adding curb appeal, such as building affordable DIY wood shutters and painting your front door a fresh […] The …

DIY TV Wall Mount — for Under $15!

Buying a new TV is expensive enough and getting a bracket to hang it just increases the price, but here’s a clever DIY TV wall mount solution that will cost you less than $15! Once your TV is up, complete the room with 95 Ways to decorate around a TV and also How to decorate […] The …

How to Build a Faux Fireplace

This statement-making DIY  faux fireplace was accomplished for less than $600! Also learn how to transform a builder-basic kitchen island, a walk-in bedroom closet, and traditional doorways. How to Build a DIY Faux Fireplace by Lauren of Bless’er House Hello, I’m Lauren from Bless’er House. I blog all about my adventures to make my new basic […] The …

25 Unique DIY Fall Wreath Ideas

Fall wreaths are the perfect way to add a bit of seasonal flair to your front door. There are lots of great ways to get a DIY look for your door. More great fall crafting ideas: make a pinecone wreath, continue beautiful decor with pretty entryway colors, and add a wood mantel to your fireplace […] The …

25 DIY Backyard Games

Backyard games are the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors at home. Spend time with family and friends, while having fun with these 25 ideas. More backyard fun: fort ideas, build a pallet deck, and learn how to paint a patio. Hey guys, it’s Cecily from Ceci Bean, back with another roundup of fun […] The …

DIY Folding Craft Table or Foldable Desk

Build a folding craft table or foldable desk with storage! Inspired by the IKEA Norden gateleg table, this folding desk is a great option for a small craft space or home office. Better yet, it can be built using only scrap wood! For more space-saving furniture for small rooms, build a ladder chair folding step […] The …

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 …