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Turn a Plywood Board Into Easy DIY Outdoor Art Jun 7, 2022

Does your patio, porch or deck have a case of the blahs? We'll show you how to easily stencil a plywood board to turn it into colo …

How to Upcycle a Cutting Board Into an Address Plaque Jun 17, 2022

Is your cutting board a bit too small to make the cut? No problem. In just a few steps, you can upcycle it into a stylish stand-in …

How to Decoupage a Chinoiserie-Style Planter Pot Jun 17, 2022

HGTV's design-on-a-dime pros share how to give a plain terra cotta pot a trendy, high-end Chinoiserie makeover using just paper na …

DIY Rainbow Doormat May 12, 2022

Brighten up your entryway with this easy DIY doormat.

Make Homemade Play Dough May 12, 2022

Whip up this colorful DIY play dough in a snap with only a handful of simple pantry staples.

How to Make Stress-Relieving Glitter Slime May 9, 2022

Ditch the stress ball. Step up your game and create something sparkly to help put your mind at ease. Learn how to make stress-reli …

Make a Mini Blooming Garden Table to Showcase Your Favorite Succulents Mar 22, 2022

Indoor garden tables are trending big time right now, but if you don’t have the space for one, you can make a tabletop version in …

How to Build a Floating Shelf With Hidden Charging Station Apr 7, 2022

Don't let unsightly cables and cords clutter your living space. This DIY floating shelf has a built-in power strip tucked away in …

Upcycle an End Table Into a Cute and Cozy Dog Bed Apr 7, 2022

Transform a thrifted table into a comfy retreat for your pup that’ll look great in your living room or bedroom.

How to Build a Cozy Cat Hideaway Apr 7, 2022

Create a comfy, private retreat for your feline friend with basic items from the hardware store.

Upgrade a Bookshelf With Cane Webbing Apr 7, 2022

Cane furniture is hot in home design, but it can be pricy. Give your basic, open-back bookshelf a trendy new look with this easy h …

Make Clay Pinch Pot Hanging Planters to Display Your Fave Succulents May 9, 2022

Learn how to make clay pinch pot hanging planters, perfect for mini succulents, with just a few materials and this easy, step-by-s …

Turn an Old Tomato Cage Into a Storage Basket May 9, 2022

Make a colorful, fabric storage basket out of a tomato cage and cotton twine with this simple and super-affordable tutorial.

How to Build an End Table With a Built-in Pet Bed Feb 17, 2022

Learn how to make a three-sided cube that can serve as both a side table and a pet bed.

Easy-to-Make DIY Beach Scene Painting May 9, 2022

Bring the ocean right into your living room with this fun, easy-to-make DIY beach scene painting. Make it on your own or at a pain …

Turn an Old Laundry Detergent Pod Container Into a Moon Planter for Succulents May 9, 2022

This trendy, DIY upcycled moon planter is surprisingly easy to make out of an old laundry pod container. No one will believe that …

How to Make a Cactus Pincushion May 9, 2022

Liven up your sewing station with this DIY cactus-shaped pincushion. It’s an easy project to bring a dash of cuteness to any craft …

How to Make DIY Reusable Produce Bags May 9, 2022

Make a sustainable change by crafting your own reusable produce bags to bring to the grocery store or farmer’s market. This is an …

How to Make Calming DIY Glitter Jars May 9, 2022

Who isn’t feeling the stress these days? Take a moment to calm down and try this fun, crafty project that will help you sparkle yo …

How to Make a DIY Upcycled Bookend Vase From an Old Cereal Box May 9, 2022

This trendy DIY upcycled bookend vase looks like clay, but it’s actually made of cardboard! Transform an old cereal box to give yo …

How to Turn a Dresser Into a Combination Pet Bed and Nightstand Jan 12, 2022

We gave one old bureau two new purposes: stylish storage and sleeping space for pets.

How to Turn an Old Crib Into a Dog Crate Jan 12, 2022

Dog crates are expensive and are not usually very attractive. See how easy and inexpensive it is to upcycle a baby’s crib into a c …

How to Make a Pet Bed Slipcover From a Flat-Weave Rug Jan 10, 2022

If your pet's bed is looking worn and tatty, use inexpensive rugs to create a stylish slipcover for your furry friend's favorite r …

How to Make Negative-Space String Art Jan 10, 2022

Most string art creates a picture or shape; this technique does the opposite by outlining a silhouette instead. Try this easy and …

How to Turn an Old End Table Into a Pet Bed Jan 10, 2022

See how we reinvented a 1970s thrift store find by turning it into a dual-purpose end table and pet bed.

Cute + Crafty: Back-to-School DIY Crayon Hair Bows May 9, 2022

Get ready to go back to school with these adorable DIY crayon hair bows. Make them in every color of the rainbow so you can rock a …

Make a Winter Woodland Mushroom Cloche Decoration May 10, 2022

Use clay to create adorable mushrooms to welcome in winter this holiday season. Turn them into gift toppers, ornaments or add to y …

DIY Upcycled Sweater Wreath May 9, 2022

Don’t throw away your old, worn-out sweaters. Make a big mug of hot cocoa for a crafty night in and turn them into a cozy DIY upcy …

Customizable DIY Felt Letter Banner May 9, 2022

Make a different banner for every holiday of the year with these cute DIY letters made out of nothing more than felt and string.

How to Make a DIY Floating Frame for Canvas Art Dec 6, 2021

Give your canvas artwork an easy, sleek upgrade by creating a DIY floating frame using scrap wood. It only takes a few easy steps …