Category Archives: Do-It-Yourself Projects

High Quality, Do-It-Yourself Projects for Your Home and Life

Make Oil Lanterns From Wine Bottles

5 Do-It-Yourself Projects to Make with Empty Wine Bottles

There are tons and tons of do-it-yourself projects out there for what to do with empty wine bottles. Now since I make my own wine I prefer to fill them back up and empty them again whenever I get the chance. However there are occassions […]

Decorate Your Wall With Your Guitar Collection

5 Ways of Decorating with the Things You Love

It always bothers me when I hear about “real” decorators telling people what should and shouldn’t be used to decorate and what is and isn’t right for a room. Shouldn’t you feel comfortable and happy when you walk into your room? And what better way […]

Using Printer Paper for Glass Smooth Finish on Your Do-It-Yourself Projects

How to Get a Super Smooth Finish on Your DIY Projects

I know most people who have built their own do-it-yourself furniture or projects from wood tend to approach the the last step of the process with at least some fear and trepidation. Finishing your project is probably the most nerve wracking part of the whole […]

Floor of Pennies

Using Pennies as Flooring or Table Top Surface

If you like the metallic look then you’ll love this. I have seen this in a few different places now, pennies used as flooring or a table top surface. It has quite a unique look and I suppose it would make estimating the cost of […]

Turn a Coffee Table into a Bench

Build a Bench From an Old Coffee Table

I found this little project while searching for ways to inexpensively fill out my new master bedroom. Having a bench at the foot of the bed is great for getting dressed in the morning or to help the kids and dogs get up and down. […]

Hidden Door Bookcase

How To Build a Secret Bookcase Door

I’ve wanted a door hidden behind a bookcase in my house ever since I saw one watching Scooby Doo when I was a kid. Now that I have built a new house I finally have started planning on where and how I can install one. […]

Use a Gutter as a Sunken Drink Chiller in Your Patio Table

Build a Sunken Drink Chiller into Your Patio Table

This is a brilliant yet simple idea to update your patio furniture for entertaining. Adding a sunken drink chiller to the middle of a picnic style patio table. I couldn’t find the steps involved with this project but it seems pretty straight forward. From the […]

Old Shutter Used for Home Office Storage

Make Home Office Storage From an Old Shutter

I’m sure even in the digital age we all still have too much paper work laying around. It’s pretty much inevitable. That’s why I love this idea. A simple way to organize your bills, tax information or whatever other kind of paperwork you have building […]