DIY

DIY – Do It Yourself

DIY, aka Do-It-Yourself, is when you build, change, or repair items without the help of professionals.  They are often more affordable, and fun!  Find DIY projects and craft ideas perfect for your home & family.  All of these can be done on a budget and rather quickly too!

Beginner’s Guide to DIY Chalk Paint

Beginner’s Guide to DIY Chalk Paint

You’ve probably used solid chalk to write on blackboards and sidewalks, but there’s another way to enjoy the fun: chalk paint! Chalk paint is exactly what it sounds like—a decorative paint that dries to appear like chalk, but without all the trouble of the ever-shrinking solid version. Arts and crafts activities are perfect ways to engage kids, especially those on the autism spectrum. Plus, chalk paint is really easy to make.  Here are all the instructions, ideas, and tips you’ll need to create and use DIY chalk paint: Instructions for DIY Chalk Paint Making the paint is simple, so your…
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3 reasons to Give Repairing Your Appliances a Try

3 reasons to Give Repairing Your Appliances a Try

We’ve all been there. You go to put the washing on, only to discover that the washing machine is not working. No amount of jiggling, switching it on and off, or repeatedly opening or closing the door will get it to work. So, you pull it out, check the socket, make sure the pipes are not blocked, and look for coins and other debris in the drain trap. Then, you conclude that is it and call the repairer or go online and order a new one. Most of us never stop to consider the third solution, which is to repair…
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7 DIY Ideas to Recycle Old Glass Bottles and Jars

7 DIY Ideas to Recycle Old Glass Bottles and Jars

Looking for ways to upcycle your old wine bottles and mason jars? Check out these 7 DIY Ideas to Recycle Old Glass Bottles and Jars Did you know that you can easily reuse old glass bottles and jars that pile up in your home? Instead of throwing them all to landfills, you can transform them into amazing do-it-yourself projects. 7 DIY Ideas to Recycle Old Glass Bottles and Jars Although some may find recycling hard and complicated, we're here to make it easy and straightforward. Here is a list of 7 DIY ideas to get you started. Chic Home Decor…
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What You Need to Know About Covering Your Face During a Pandemic

What You Need to Know About Covering Your Face During a Pandemic

Are you looking for information on what type of face covering you need during the COVID pandemic? Do you need to know how to make a DIY face mask? Keep reading to find out everything you need to know! The coronavirus pandemic has caused utter chaos around the globe. As lives are at stake, people are doing all they can to protect themselves from the deadly microbe. In addition to washing hands regularly, you need to practice social distancing and wear the appropriate protective gear. Everything You Need to Know About Covering Your Face During a Pandemic Coronavirus spreads through…
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Easy Art for Non-Artists – Art Projects for Anyone!

Easy Art for Non-Artists – Art Projects for Anyone!

Art isn't for just the most creative! There are tons of art projects out there for anyone to be able to do. If you are looking for easy art for non artist, you've come to the right place! Being gifted in art is something a lot of people find useful. They get to create things for aesthetics, and they can make everything beautiful around them. Everyone has an inclination towards art, but unfortunately, some are not born to be an artsy person -- or at least, some people are not able to make art the way conventional standards dictate. Easy…
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Why Your Homemade Hand Sanitizer Might Not Be A Good Idea

Why Your Homemade Hand Sanitizer Might Not Be A Good Idea

Hand sanitizers are a great way to fight germs but only when used correctly. But is homemade hand sanitizer a good idea? Let's look at the reasons it might not be and what you can do to keep yourself safe during the COVID 19 crisis. On January 20th, 2020, The United States recorded its first case of Coronavirus. The disease that is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus quickly spread and was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11th. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends repeatedly washing your hands and when you cannot, using…
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7 Easy Projects to Improve the Comfort of your Home

7 Easy Projects to Improve the Comfort of your Home

Do you want to improve the overall comfort of your home while increasing its resale value? Even if you're not planning to sell, there are ways to make your house more inviting. A few simple improvements can really up the coziness factor. You don't have to shell out a ton of cash to make a significant difference, either. Small organizational details can lead to significant improvements. Your family will thank you for taking the initiative to improve your home's look and feel. So, where do you start? 7 Easy Projects to Improve the Comfort of your Home 1) Build Toy…
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Bed Bug Infestation at Home? Safe, Effective Ways to Solve the Problem

Bed Bug Infestation at Home? Safe, Effective Ways to Solve the Problem

There has been a resurgence in the population of bed bugs in recent years, and naturally, so has ways on how to get rid of them. Have you find blood spots on your bedsheets and bite marks on your skin? These could mean you have a bed bug infestation at home. Fear not! Here are some safe, effective ways to solve this problem once and for all. Bed Bug Infestation at Home? Safe, Effective Ways to Solve the Problem Bed bugs are small, oval, brown insects that feed on the blood of humans or animals. Most bedbug bites are painless at first…
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7 DIY Projects to Organize Your Home Office

7 DIY Projects to Organize Your Home Office

Having a home office can be beneficial. There is no commute and you can wear what you'd like. Also, you can decorate your workspace with your style. Nowadays, working from home has become a fairly popular trend. Many workers opt out of working from the office in favor of working from home to avoid traveling far distances to the office. Doing so helps to save time, money, and often improves the efficiency of the worker. While there are lots of benefits to having a home office to work from, there are few common problems that people experience when using one.…
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