It’s important for everybody to have time away from the stressful things in their lives – but putting leisure time on the back-burner is too easy if you’re always busy with looking after work, the house or the kids. If you have dreamed of your own man cave but wonder how on earth you will find the space for it, you might be interested in considering these four tips:
Did you know you can make your own cleaning products from ordinary pantry items? Instead of running to the store every time you need to clean your home, mix up a few of these do-it-yourself solutions. Of course, you’ll save time and money. Better yet, you’ll be doing your home and the environment a favor by only using natural ingredients.
Furniture waste (f-waste) fills American landfills. In fact, furniture is often discarded when it's shabby but still useable. The option to re-finish it instead of trashing it is often overlooked.
Outdoor weather is rolling around quickly and the allure of the patio is growing. And one of our favorite activities is always enjoying eating - and cooking - on the patio. Maybe you want to hold onto the old portable grill just for tradition - wheel it out and scrub it down, drag out a card table and try to make do. It does have its own charm. But you can do even better by building your own outdoor kitchen that adds an element of charm while also helping you to keep everything handy!
Vertical gardens are a huge trend right now, and for a good reason: They allow urban gardeners to save enormous amounts of space, increasing yields and transforming boring old walls into living pieces of art.
Regardless of whether you are a professional interior designer working on a large project or just want to redesign your kitchen, it always pays to know the best ways to save as much money as possible. Decorating your home is rarely a cheap thing to do and usually comes with stress, hassle and a lot … Continue reading 20 Tips to Save Money DIY Decorating
Need replacement windows? If your windows are older than 25 years of age, the chances are good that it's time to take the plunge and make this important investment.
I'm sharing an infographic today called "10 Simple Ways to Make Your Home More Secure." It goes without saying that home security is really important for everyone; having an intruder the home carries the high price tag of the personal safety of every household member
I'm one of the few people who admit to actually liking to clean. Some people think that makes me just a touch of crazy. However, I love the process of taking something that's dirty, spending a few moments giving it some attention, and having the gratification that I made some kind of improvement. I guess that's why I love baking, cooking and DIY projects so much, as well.
Happy Easter! For so many of us, Easter marks a time of rebirth, renewal, and new beginnings. Here in North Carolina, signs of new life are everywhere. The sun is shining, the birds are singing happy springtime songs, and squirrels are playfully chasing each other near their feeder in the backyard. I'm so thankful for … Continue reading Happy Easter from DIY Home & Garden