Category Archives: DIY Tutorials

DIY – How to Make Perfect Picnic Folding Stool

This simple Picnic Folding Stool  made from two pieces of dimensional pine can help solve seating shortages at your next gathering – and it folds neatly away for the next get-together. All you need is a 4' 1x8, an 8' 1x4, some 3⁄8" x 11⁄4" bolts and 3⁄8" nuts and washers, and a basic set of…
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Wood Joinery – Half-Lap Joint

The half-lap joint is where half of each of the two boards being joined is removed, so that the two boards join together flush with one another. This type of wood joinery can obviously weaken the strength of the two adjoining boards, but also is a stronger joint than butt joints. There are a number…
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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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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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How to Paint Outdoor Furniture?

Give your outdoor furniture a refreshing new look with a repainting project. When doing a painting project, there are a number of things to consider. Add temperamental weather and all the other elements and your list is multiplied. Here we’ll try to answer common questions about how to paint outdoor furniture. What supplies do you need…
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DIY – Make Your Own Apple Cider Vinegar

Raw, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar is considered by most health and natural living enthusiasts to be liquid gold! This versatile vinegar boasts a seemingly endless list of uses – from a digestive aid and blood sugar stabilizer to a balancing hair treatment and skin tonic. For a truly healthy and all-natural product, why not make your…
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How to Paint Terracotta Pots

How to Paint Terracotta Pots Terracotta pots and saucers offer the perfect blank canvas to create beautiful, unique works of art and add color and class to any outdoor space. Creating a colorful herb garden would be a great way to not only spruce up the space, but to provide fresh ingredients for the dishes…
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Eco-Friendly Essential Oils Cleaning Solutions

Did you know that the average American home is filled with thousands of artificial chemicals? Only a small percentage of these chemicals have been thoroughly tested for safety! It’s crazy considering how often we’re exposed to these chemicals, and how little we know about their effects on our health and the environment. Of those that…
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How to Decorate Holiday Cookies Like a Pro

How To Decorate Snowflake Cookies Decorating Holiday Cookies always seems like a good idea, but they never quite turn out like the ones baked by the professionals. To avoid frosting fails and crumbled, misshapen cookies, follow this expert-approved advice—which spans dough to delivery. Make the Dough Ahead of Time Because dough needs to be fully…
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10 Essential Tools for any DIY Project

DIY projects are something we all love to put off…from making it our new year’s resolution every year to get things done, to promising to finally complete that unfinished project at the weekend. Read our list of some of the top 10 essential tools you’ll need to tackle any task this year… 1) Hammer Building…
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DIY Feather Christmas Tree

DIY Feather Christmas Tree Christmas decoration trends this year is the feather Christmas tree. Decorate your home with a feather Christmas tree and enjoy! Follow this simple how-to for a stylish feather Christmas tree. You can make them for a fraction of the price you'd find in a store and have fun doing it! First…
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DIY Hot Glue Snowflakes Video Tutorial

DIY Hot Glue Snowflakes Video Tutorial Even if you aren't crafty, these easy glue snowflakes decorations come together with the help of a hot glue gun. You can make a beautiful, glittery glue snowflakes fast and easy ! They make glitter hot glue, and if you’ve never tried it before, this is your excuse! This is…
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Make Your Own Homemade Perfume with Essential Oils

To make your very own simple homemade perfume isn’t difficult, in fact you may already have some of the ingredients available right now. Commercial perfume such as Dior or Ralph Lauren is primarily made from a special perfumers base- which put simply, is very strong, very pure, and very high proof denatured alcohol. Of course there…
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Amazing Art – Japanese Yosegi Decorations

Instead of using paint, Japanese Yosegi decorations are made out of natural fine grains and textures of wood. First, timbers are cut into rods of desired sections, the rods are then glued together to form a section of geometrical design pattern. The surface is sliced into thin plates of wood, which are glued onto boxes…
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Learn Japanese Gift Wrapping Hack – You’ll Need it!

You have a pile of presents ready to be wrapped and you know it will take hours to get them done. But here's a little holiday gift. Perfect the Japanese Gift Wrapping method and you'll breeze right through them. Employees at Takashimaya Department Store in Japan can zip through the process in less than 15…
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DIY Christmas Garland Tutorials And Ideas

DIY Christmas Garland Tutorials And Ideas Christmas garlands add holiday flair to stairways, doorways, mantels, and more, plus they bring the fresh scent of pine and evergreen into your home for the holiday season. Check out our Christmas garland decorating ideas, which will give you fun and unique ways to adorn a leafy garland, we…
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