How to Make a Pegboard Shelf

Try this modern take on an old-school storage idea. It’s easy to build and you can customize the colors however you’d like.

Budget-Friendly Bathroom Makeover

Copy these easy updates with our downloadable instructions and shopping lists.

Make an Adjustable Pegboard Shelf

Try this modern take on an old-school design. Color and configure it to meet your needs.

Frame a Mirror and Paint the Vanity

Here are two surefire projects to give your space a big dose of pizzazz.

Get Ready for Summer Entertaining

Get the step-by-step details for creating a fun and functional backyard.

Save Space With a Fold-Down Bar

Build a foldaway outdoor table and cabinet so you’ll be ready for a party anytime.

Turn a Metal Cart Into a Grill Station

Trick out a utility cart so it can be used as a portable outdoor kitchen island or bar.

What’s Your Growing Zone?

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Re-Cover Metal Posts in Wood

Give builder-grade support posts a makeover with an easy wood wrap.

Build a Porch Swing From a Door

Learn how to construct a swing using basic 2x4s and an old door.

Refresh Your Entrance With a New Hue

Energize your home's exterior by painting the front door and molding.

Create an Arched Entry

Accent your entryway with premade corbels and easy-to-build columns.

Plant a Colorful Walkway

Create an inviting entry to boost curb appeal and make your house the best on the block.

Make Geometric-Patterned Trellises

Add architectural interest with this unique alternative to standard window shutters.

Easy Half-Day Projects

Turn a Tomato Cage Into a Plant Stand

Get this cool mid-mod look for just a few bucks.

Plant a Water Garden in a Flower Pot

Add a touch of the tropics with a pond in a pot.

Illuminate With a Sputnik Chandelier

Light your outdoor space with a modern fixture made from solar landscape stakes.

DIY Window Treatments

Assemble a Double Curtain Rod

Double rods can be pricey; make your own with easy-to-connect galvanized pipes.

Build Barn-Door-Style Metal Shutters

Upcycle flat-panel doors into industrial-style rolling shutters.

Turn an Old Blind Into a Roman Shade

Cover an old blind with a canvas drop cloth to make a new window covering.

Make a Linen and Leather Roll Shade

For a classic look, craft a window treatment from natural linen and leather straps.

Construct a House Number Planter Box

Display your home's identifier in style.

Craft a Succulent Wreath

Plant living decor for your door.

Low-Maintenance Landscape Tips

Family-Friendly Gardening

Give Your Dog a Sensory Garden

Plant a garden that appeals to a dog’s strongest sense: smell.