Glass canisters are practical, inexpensive and readily available, but can be a bit boring. Chalkboard paint and an easy-to-apply stenciled detail will transform them into a unique accessory for any kitchen.
Bathroom step stools are a must for homes with small children. This DIY version is simple to make with basic woodworking skills and is just the right height to give little ones the leg-up they need.
A framed silhouette is a classic keepsake and makes a thoughtful Christmas, birthday or Mother's Day gift. A digital camera, computer and printer make this centuries-old craft a snap.
Get the kiddos involved in creating a custom plate for Santa's cookies. Durable ceramic paint allows the plate to be washed and reused year after year.
Bring the unexpected to your table with miniature Christmas trees made out of cut and curled sheet music. These fluffy trees will add texture and whimsy to any holiday arrangement.
Not everyone has a fireplace mantel for hanging stockings, so why not make one? This shelf is easy to build with some basic tools and can be customized in color, style and size to fit any family and decorating taste.
Large-scale floral arrangements, especially centerpieces for a special occasion, can be expensive to purchase and intimidating to make. This simple arrangement takes advantage of the bulk and texture of a pair of graduated, stacked baskets to make an impressive focal point that’s an easy do-it-yourself project.
Fuzzy yarn on gray wool fabric is used to make this creepy (but cute) Halloween pillow. This project involves basic machine and hand sewing, so it's a snap to make.
Give your holiday decorations a playful twist by swapping out traditional fabric Christmas stockings for metal pails painted with fun, bright colors.
A Christmas tradition, the kissing ball, can be made out of more than just mistletoe. Use preserved boxwood sprigs, magnolia leaves or even fresh evergreens to create this holiday party decoration.
When the holidays are in full swing, life is busy — the last thing anyone needs is a complicated decorating project to add to an already tight schedule. This planter can literally be put together in five minutes and the results are beautiful. As a bonus, most of the materials used can be scavenged from your yard for free!
Tired of a ho-hum, store-bought shower curtain? Try dressing your shower with custom draperies and a wood cornice fit for a picture window.
Turn plywood, paint and vintage knobs into a rustic sign that's a practical and eye-catching accessory.
Make these simple tissue pom-poms to dress up a spring tablescape or hang them from a chandelier for a vibrant look.
Dining chairs are the perfect candidates for slipcovers because they have simple shapes and are most likely to be the victim of occasional spills. Washable slipcovers with skirts and ties add function and a bit of flirty style to any dining space.