Ever wonder how to make candles at home? Candle making is easier than you might think. Take a look at these adorable soy candles--you'll have plenty of time to make them before Mother's Day. Everyone wants to spoil their Mum on Mother's Day, so why not take your time and create a unique gift she … Continue reading Candle Making Step by Step: Mother’s Day Candle Gift Set
When people decide to get into the “DIY lifestyle”, they are often extremely excited and gung ho about picking up their first set of tools and heading around the house fixing everything that might need fixing. Of course, that’s a great thing. Because getting involved in DIY really can be an immensely rewarding and fulfilling … Continue reading Mental Shifts When You’re Getting into DIY
As you pass through your kitchen feeling agitated and disappointed with your outdated surroundings, the heart of your home has perhaps been demoted to a less useful organ, like an appendix.
DIY has become the norm for good reason. Before starting any home upgrade project, a series of questions need to be answered. Arguably the biggest decision, however, is deciding whether to call a pro or take the DIY option. While the latter may seem quite daunting, it is the perfect solution in a host of different situations.
What do you think that people see as soon as they see your home? Do they see something that they just can’t wait to see what the inside looks like? Or do they see something that might need a little bit of work doing here and there?
Everybody wants a home that they love. When you first buy your property, you may be overwhelmed by the amount of work that you have to do - especially if you have bought a fixer-upper.
You don’t just have focus only on the main rooms of the house when thinking of aesthetics. Yes, large rooms do play a big part, probably the biggest. But, there are other areas to your home that you need to consider, especially now that the weather is beginning to heat up again.
A home is many different things to each individual. It’s a place where you can relax and shelter yourself from the irritations and storms of the outside world, but it’s also the stage for many social gatherings, from barbecues to birthday parties and movie nights.
Home maintenance can be tricky, especially if you don’t consider yourself to be the ‘handyman’ type. Some people seem to be naturals when it comes to DIY and taking care of the home, other people need a little more help.
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.