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Not every project is worth doing it yourself, but there are a lot of things that you should try to do on your own. Sometimes you can do things better than a professional because no one cares more about your home that you do! If you aren’t afraid of a little sweat equity than here are DIY home improvement ideas that will save you a lot of money!

How to Make Your Own Bathroom Shelves

Shelving and brackets can get expensive, so instead you should consider making your own bathroom shelves. These shelves can be built from scrap wood or for less than $20 in lumber. DIY Bathroom Shelves To build bathroom bookshelves you will use 1×4’s, 1×3’s, and 1×2’s. The 1×4 will be used as the back piece that …

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13 Coastal Pendant Lights For Any Style Home

Bring the shore indoors with these coastal pendant lights. Even if you do not live near the beach, these basket lights will look great in your boho style home. What is Pendant Lighting? You might be wondering what is pendant lighting? Pendant lighting is a light fixture with only one light bulb that hangs from …

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Hearth and Hand Magnolia Decor and Furniture

Hearth and Hand Magnolia is the brand made by Joanna Gaines for Target. The brand designs beautiful home decor and furniture that is right on trend, affordable, and durable. Hearth and Hand Magnolia Side Table The furniture comes with clear instructions and is is easy to assemble. I assembled 2 end tables and a coffee …

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10 Dining Table Centerpiece Ideas

Every table needs a centerpiece to bring in visual interest and make the table feel complete. These dining table centerpiece ideas will inspire you to get creative with your tablescape. Neutral Who doesn’t love an all neutral dining table centerpiece?! All of the monochromatic neutrals are soft and calming without overpowering the space. The texture …

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15 Basket Pendant Light Ideas

Basket pendant light ideas that will make your space feel warm, inviting, and interesting. These pendant lights aren’t your typical glass light fixture, they add a soft glow while bringing texture to a room. Coastal Pendant Lights Typically a basket pendant light has a coastal feel, but you can incorporate them without making a space …

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5 Simple Tricks to Organizing Pots and Pans

Ever feel like an avalanche of pots and pans are going to explode out of your cabinet?! Then you need these pot and pan organizer ideas to tidy up your kitchen cabinets. Getting Started With Organizing I should have organized my kitchen cabinets years ago because it was actually much easier than I expected. Organizing …

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Lifeproof Flooring: What You Need to Know!

If you are thinking of replacing your existing floors with Lifeproof flooring, here is what you should know. Before rushing into this large purchase read the pros and cons. What is Lifeproof Flooring? Lifeproof vinyl flooring is extremely durable and scratch resistant make it a great option for kids and pets. These floors can seriously …

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7 Easy Woodworking Projects for Beginners

These woodworking projects are easy and can be completed by a beginner with very little woodworking experience. All of our DIY tutorials provide clear and detailed instructions. How We Got Started with DIY Before getting into diy projects we lived in a one bedroom apartment for a couple of years before buying out first home. …

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Here is Why Agreeable Gray Looks Great in Any Room

The name agreeable gray says everything you need to know about this paint color. It literally agrees with any interior design style and warms up a room. Agreeable Gray by Sherwin Williams Agreeable gray SW7029 is one of the most popular neutral paint colors by Sherwin Williams. Understandable so because this color is not just …

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Beginners Guide to Lumber: 2×4 Dimensions

Have you ever walked around the home improvement store trying to figure out what the true 2×4 dimensions are? When we first started with woodworking projects, we were confused on what the actual sizing of lumber was. Now that we have taken on several diy wood projects, we have accumulated a lot of scrap wood. …

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Laundry Room Shelving Ideas to Maximize Space

These laundry room shelving ideas, will add a ton of extra storage to keep everything neat and organized. Laundry rooms are often overlooked when it comes to updating, but you should consider this space for a quick weekend project. Go Bold in Your Laundry Room If you have a bold wallpaper that you have been …

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Decorating with Textured Modern Farmhouse Decor

Easily bring texture into a room without making the space feel cluttered with this modern farmhouse decor. Decorating with texture makes a room visually pleasing! Modern Farmhouse Decor with Texture If you struggle with committing to a color scheme then adding texture is your best option. You can layer various textures to make an all …

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Mix and Match Throw Pillows for Grey Couches

If you are like me then you struggle to use decorative pillows correctly. I finally figured out how to put together throw pillows for my grey couch with these rules. Struggling to Decorate with Throw Pillows Before I came up with my own rules for decorating with throw pillows, I would stand in the pillow …

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7 Green Paint Colors That Work Anywhere

If you have been following recent home trends, then you will know that green paint colors are in. There’s a modern twist on the once very popular sage green paint. Gray green and dark green paint might be trending, but it is here to stay. Choosing Green Paint Colors Green paint colors are calming and …

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Tips and Tricks on How to Repaint Cabinets

Did you paint your kitchen cabinets or bathroom cabinets and they didn’t turn out how you hoped? You can easily repaint cabinets with these tricks! Repainted Kitchen Cabinets When I bought my first home a few years ago, I jumped on the gray bandwagon.  I painted everything in my house gray, even my bathroom vanity which …

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Bedroom Makeover Ideas on a Budget

I finally took the time to giving my bedroom a makeover on a budget. Give your bedroom an affordable makeover, so you create a space that you can relax and feel comfortable. Before Starting Your Bedroom Makeover Before you start decorating any space in your home, you should know your personal style. If you have …

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Scrap Wood DIY Desk Plans for a Small Office

Easy scrap wood project to make small office using DIY desk plans. Our DIY wood desk is beginner friendly, affordable, and sturdy! Get creative with this scrap wood project and see what you can repurpose to make farmhouse desk. What is Needed to Make a Scrap Wood DIY Desk To make this rustic desk you …

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Easy Christmas Crafts Using Upcycled Materials

These easy Christmas craft ideas are upcycled using outdated decor or trash! Fun Christmas craft projects that the whole family will enjoy making. Should You Make Your Own or Buy New? Crafting and DIY projects are fun, but sometimes the cost to make something yourself doesn’t always makes sense. Making something from scratch is very …

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Basement Bar Ideas That You Haven’t Seen Before

Basement bar ideas to inspire you to get started building your own bar. These basement bars and out door bars built by our readers with little to no woodworking skills! Shiplap Basement Bar Our family used our bar plans to build a similar basement bar that we have in our basement. So, we helped build …

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Repainting Kitchen Cabinets and Caring for Them

I am sharing my best tips and tricks to fix and repainting kitchen cabinets and how to clean painted cabinets. How to Clean Painted Cabinets I found the best way to clean cabinets is to use mild household products and soft towels or sponges. Grease and smoke from cooking may make white cabinets appear slightly …

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Easy DIY Bathroom Update With these Beginner Tips

A DIY bathroom remodel doesn’t have to be hard, as long as you take your time and pay attention to detail. Follow our tips and tricks to simplify your project. DIY Bathroom Remodel Tips and Tricks Ugly laminate flooring, a basic orange-ish vanity, unframed mirror, and an 8 dollar light fixture. Does this sound like …

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8 of the Best Paint Interior Products

Here are the best interior paint products that I have used for various DIY projects in my home. Read on to learn why I recommend Wooster paint brushes, Behr chalk paint, and more! I’m a Paint Fanatic! I literally painted my house top to bottom, stained and painted several pieces of furniture. I love that …

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Easy Stone Fireplace Makeover with Airstone

You can instantly update a fireplace, bar, accent wall, and much more with airstone! In only a few hours you can give your fireplace a makeover with birch bluff airstone from Lowe’s. Stone Veneer Fireplace This Airstone birch bluff from Lowes dramatically changes the appearance of your home and can potentially increase the value. Please …

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