Fall Cleaning

Autumn is a great time to straighten up the yard and garage.

5 Essentials for Fall Yard Care

Do a few fall chores now to make sure your yard blooms brightly in the spring.

Build Storage Shelves for the Garage

Keep tools and equipment organized with this customizable pegboard shelving unit.

Projects to Enhance the Entry

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

Keep It Neat With a Wall Organizer

Conquer entryway clutter with this easy-to-build handy helper.

Install a Tile "Rug"

Add high style to your high-traffic foyer with this transitional floor tile inset.

Budget-Friendly Bathroom Makeover

Build 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.

Create a Fun + 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.

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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.

Get Your Kids Interested in Gardening

Share the magic of watching a garden grow.

Add shade and privacy with these classic outdoor structures.