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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 …

50+ Hanging Planters, Pots, and Planters

Hanging planters, pots, and planters are all great ways to add a touch of greenery and life indoor and outdoors around your home. They can also add your own touch to your decor by picking a pot or planter that matches for style. Build a planter wall to go with these planters and pots. Read […] 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 …

Crispy Chicken Tacos

These crispy chicken tacos are amazing! Super crispy chicken strips served over a bed of lettuce, some red onion slices and tucked into a warm corn tortilla. Adjust the toppings to fit what you have on hand and love: cotija cheese? Guacamole? A squeeze of lemon juice? Yes, yes, and a million times yes! See […] The …

How to Build and Hang a Window Cornice

Learn how to build your own wood window cornice box to dress up your window frame. Building a custom wood window valance is a great beginner building project! See more of self-taught DIYer Jenny’s home and tips for beginning DIYers here — you won’t want to miss her beautiful kitchen and living room! Plus read […] The …

30+ Raised Garden Beds to Buy or DIY

Raised garden beds can make gardening easier and more accessible. There are elevated varieties, different shapes, sizes, and materials to make gardening available almost anywhere. Looking for more garden ideas? We have some simple 2×4 outdoor building ideas. Then get in a game of Yardzee with a set of yard dice. And enjoy the views […] 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 …

Outdoor DIY Lounge Chair with Storage

Get ready to relax with a DIY lounge chair, with storage for cushions or other pool items. Build your own reclining deck lounger for under $100 each with these woodworking plans.  Complete your outdoor oasis with a patio table with drink coolers, outdoor farmhouse coffee table, or built-in deck benches.  Hi it’s Amy from Hertoolbelt […] The …

DIY Painted Countertops and Reviews

Painted Countertops can easily change the look of a kitchen or bathroom counter on a budget. But, how well do they hold up? We’ve gathered research and are ready to share the painted countertops durability in multiple cases. After you’ve painted your countertops, consider adding a banquette bench to your kitchen and dining nook. Or […] The …

Ginger Chicken Fried Rice

Ginger chicken fried rice is a delicious and healthier alternative to take out! Super quick to make and using ingredients you probably already have on hand this recipe will surely become a staple in your home.  For more takeout style recipes you can make at home in a hurry, try 10 Minute Butter Chicken, One […] The …