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Tag: DIY

Posted on 11/14/2022
Ideas for decorating with vases
Vases are a popular decor item, but they tend to lose their luster after several years or just may not fit with your home decor anymore. But what if there was a new way to revive an old vase, either from your collection or found at your favorite local shop? Given their different shapes and sizes, seemingly outdated...
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Posted on 10/24/2022
DIY: 3 Electrical Repairs That Don't Need an Electrician
Loose outlets, overloaded circuits and other problems can raise the risk of fires and electric shock. While you should call an electrician for major electrical issues, you can do simple ones on your own. Here are a few DIY electrical repairs you can handle on your own. Loose Outlets Outlets can become loose over time, resulting in loose...
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Posted on 10/17/2022
Exterior Home Renovation Projects on a Budget
Whether you are putting your house on the market or just need a new look, there are plenty of exterior renovation projects you can handle yourself. The best part is that most of them are budget-friendly and easy to DIY. Here are some of the most affordable DIY projects to renovate your home’s exterior: Add a Path or...
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Posted on 10/17/2022
Here's why you should build a greenhouse
If you want to get the most out of their gardening regardless of climate, one of the best ways is to build a greenhouse. Greenhouses come in many styles and can be built to fit your specific needs. Whether you own a few plants or maintain an entire garden, here are some of the biggest reasons to consider...
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Posted on 08/22/2022
5 Ways to Preserve Leaves
Preserving leaves can give them new life and give you new creative ideas. There are plenty of crafts you can do with leaves both freshly fallen and preserved, but why not take the best leaves you can find and make them last? Here are several methods for preserving leaves any time of the year so that you can...
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Posted on 06/06/2022
One Fun Way to Repurpose an Old Chandelier
If you’re a plant lover and looking for a creative way to display your potted plants, try repurposing an old chandelier. Whether you want to hang it indoors or out on the porch, a plant hanger chandelier adds whimsical charm to a space while giving an old furnishing new life. Here we’ll go over the materials and process...
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Posted on 05/16/2022
How to make DIY concrete box planters
DIY concrete projects are a great way to increase your home improvement skills, while providing meaningful concrete crafts that could help you stay organized for years to come. However, concrete DIY projects can often seem daunting, but they can be as easy as any other DIY project. For example, try turning an old cardboard box into a custom...
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Posted on 03/07/2022
3 Ideas for Adding Planters to Your Patio
Container planting is an excellent way to enjoy gardening without a lot of outdoor space. You can grow flowers, greenery and even vegetables in planters on your porch or patio. While you can find a wide variety of traditional pots and planters at your local garden store, it’s not always clear how best to arrange them. Here we’ll...
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Posted on 02/21/2022
DIY Ways Homeowners Can Integrate Solar Energy to Offset Cost & Enhance Quality of Life
Although adding solar energy systems to single-family dwellings can reduce utility bills and improve property values, a large installation's price tag sometimes proves prohibitive. Spending tens of thousands of dollars on state-of-the-art panels, wiring and equipment necessary to convert the sun's rays into lighting can easily exceed one's budget. However, increasing your renewable energy footprint does not necessarily...
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Posted on 02/07/2022
How to Build Your Own Shelves
If you need more shelves but want to build them yourself rather than buy, you can use a variety of methods and materials. Building your own shelves can be complex or simple depending on the look and function you want. Luckily, there are plenty of clever options for DIY beginners to start with. We’ll go over some easy...
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Posted on 01/03/2022
Budget-Friendly Ways to Add Privacy to Your Porch or Patio
Image by summa from Pixabay Adding some privacy to your outdoor spaces doesn’t have to cost a fortune. While you might be tempted to splurge on brand new awning systems or the latest trends, you can accomplish a lot while sticking to your budget. There are also many projects you can DIY easily without taking up more than...
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Posted on 12/13/2021
DIY Guide: How to Press Flowers
Unfortunately, flowers don’t last forever. However, you can still enjoy their color and beauty long after their time by preserving the blooms. Pressing flowers is a longstanding technique for drying and preserving flowers and can make a great starting point for a unique art piece. Here are some expert tips for pressing flowers you can enjoy as art...
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