Category Archives: DIY Ideas

DIY Christmas Wreaths Ideas

Create your own beautiful Christmas wreaths DIY Christmas wreaths ideas if you want to be different. Why not make a simple and fun one by yourself at home?Take a break from your Christmas shopping, and over a mince pie, create your own beautiful unique garland to take home with you on the evening. Maybe you have…
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How to Clean and Remove Stains from Leather Sofa

The benefits and rewards of owning leather furniture are numerous. Leather upholstery is natural, durable, and looks good as the focal point of any room. Leather is also one of the few materials to actually look better with age – it develops an attractive sheen with frequent use. Leather furnishings need plenty of tender loving…
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5 DIY cat trees to improve your kitty’s life

If you share your home with a cat, you're likely accustomed to your feline friend scaling bookshelves or napping atop the kitchen cabinets. This desire to be up high and observe the world below is instinctual for cats. It helps them feel safe by providing a secure vantage point to survey the landscape. In the…
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Great DIY Seashell Wind Chimes Ideas

Great DIY Seashell Wind Chimes Ideas Turn the seashells collected from your beach vacation into fun crafts and beautiful ways to decorate your home. String shells along florist wire, and attach to a simple wire hanger for a primitive wind chime. You can drill a hole in each shell with a small drill bit, but…
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How to Paint Your Outdoor Woodworking Project

Outdoor woodworking projects such as patio or furniture present a problem that isn't encountered when building projects that will be kept indoors: how to finish the project so that it is protected from the weather. If you're building a project destined for the great outdoors, you may want to consider using weather resistant woods such…
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The HemLoft – Hidden Treehouse

Former Canadian software developer and current carpenter Joel Allen built a unique egg-shaped tree house, The HemLoft. It is located in the woods near Whistler, British Columbia. The exact location of the house is a secret though, because Allen built it on Crown lands – government property – without permission. Allen had to hand-carry all…
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DIY Wall Art Ideas

Looking for some creative DIY wall art ideas ? With redecoration on the top of everyone’s mind, it is the perfect time to take a look at some of the best DIY wall art ideas around. Family Tree on the wall this is such a great idea  for those doing genealogy and family history.  Easy…
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Wood Joinery – Sliding Dovetail Joint

Of all dovetail joints, the sliding dovetail may be the least well-known, particularly among relative newcomers to woodworking. However, the sliding dovetail may be the most versatile of all dovetail joints. It is not only very useful for connecting two pieces of stock at a right-angle, as in a drawer or case, but can also…
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DIY- Staining Concrete Slabs

Staining concrete can be an inexpensive way to update the exterior look of your home. Acid stain can be one of the cheapest things you can do and it provides a great bang for your buck. This look is achieved by creating a chemical reaction that alters the color of concrete. Concrete acid stain contains…
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New Smart – Home Technologies

Digital advances have dramatically reshaped our daily lives, yet for the most part, today's typical home isn't very different from a home built 50 years ago. There may, however, be a significant shift on the horizon. As energy and environmental concerns drive a wave of innovation, a critical mass of homeowners are seeking to live…
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Teak Furniture Care and Maintenance

Teak is unique because it produces its own natural oil that makes it very low maintenance in comparison to other types of outdoor wood furniture. Furthermore, teak oil prevents water and moisture from sinking into the wood that can cause dry rot. If you don’t mind the grayish patina teak will develop overtime, teak requires…
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Easter Craft and Decorating Ideas

Turn your home into an Easter Bunny's paradise Grab your creativity and find the project that best suits your decoration needs. You are sure to find something that is easy and fun and will allow you to create beautiful decorations that you are sure to want to show off this Easter. These colorful, fun and…
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Wood Joinery – Mitered Butt Joint

The butt joint is the most basic woodworking joint, where two pieces of wood are butted together (most often at a right angle to one another). The butt joint isn't the most prettiest of joints, since the end grain of one of the two boards will be visible. When you want a more attractive option,…
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How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed

Tips How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed Creating your own home garden is not always an easy task, but with this DIY U-Shaped garden, it will be easier than you may have thought. Not only is the soil quality better in a raised garden, it will drain better as well. If you have short…
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How to Install a Pet Door

Pet doors are easy to install and can create a lot of convenience for pets and owners alike. Giving your pets easy access to a fenced yard can save you from the need to participate in every bathroom break and help keep dogs and cats active and healthy. For safety and security, most pet doors…
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DIY River Stone Doormat

DIY River Stone Doormat How to Make a DIY River Stone doormat. Here's the coolest doormat ever, and you can easily make one yourself! This is a great idea. Buy yourself a plain door mat with no decoration. Make sure it has holes to let water drain through. Gather a bunch of river stones (wash them…
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