Websites

Buy and Sell, Baby and Kid Gear on Built by Kids Classifieds

Buy and Sell, Baby and Kid Gear on Built by Kids Classifieds

We just launched a Craigslist alternative on our partner site, Built by Kids. It’s a safe and friendly place to buy and sell, baby and kids gear with your neighbors and community.

Bob Vila’s Toolbox App for the iPad

Bob Vila’s Toolbox App for the iPad

Get lost in home improvement heaven with Bob Vila’s Toolbox app for the iPad

Meet Porch – Your Home Improvement Network

Meet Porch – Your Home Improvement Network

With data from more than 90M home projects, Porch aims to be the first tool you use when considering a home remodel.

HomeHacks and HomeFail FTW

HomeHacks and HomeFail FTW

Two new sites from the creator HomeFixated are set to shake up the home improvement universe

DIY City Guide: Los Angeles

DIY City Guide: Los Angeles

We’ve come to appreciate the City of Angels and realize the history and communities are as vibrant as anywhere in the country. This applies to the do-it-yourself spirit that is surging across the city and that’s why we’ve chosen LA as the subject of our first DIY City Guide. We’ve […]

Kevin O’Connor – Host of This Old House

Kevin O’Connor – Host of This Old House

Who is Kevin O’Connor and how did he become the host of This Old House

Search Real Estate Listings On the Go

Search Real Estate Listings On the Go

Realtor.com helps you get fresh real estate listings from your mobile device so you can search properties on the go.

Moving Day

Moving Day

After 7 years in Movable Type it was time to migrate to Wordpress

Build It Yourself: Surfboard Storage Rack

Build It Yourself: Surfboard Storage Rack

Since moving to LA from NYC last year I thought I’d be doing a lot more surfing. It hasn’t worked out like that. As soon as the water got warm the waves went flat. I guess that’s par for the course in Southern California. Even if I don’t hit the […]

4 Home/Life Improvement Blogs You’ll Love

4 Home/Life Improvement Blogs You’ll Love

There are a bunch of lists out there rating the best home improvement blogs but in my experience these blogs are the ones I always read first. To make my list the blogs must be updated daily, have expert commentary, are authentic and have great personalities. Merrypad and Dadand I […]

10 Tool Blogs You Need to Know

10 Tool Blogs You Need to Know

There are plenty of design and DIY blogs but the world of tool blogs is fairly small and among them a few stand out. These sites cover the latest tools and hardware from all the main manufacturers and they often highlight tool companies that are lesser known. Some of these […]

Introducing Built by Kids – The ABC’s of DIY

Introducing Built by Kids – The ABC’s of DIY

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks around here, but we’re finally ready to pull the cover off our new project, Built by Kids! We launched the site on Labor Day and the next day my wife Laura went into labor! Our son came a week early, so instead of […]

Share Your Project with Built by Kids – Win Some Stuff

Share Your Project with Built by Kids – Win Some Stuff

This has been an amazing summer for us. We’ve been putting in the miles with media trips across the country and mixing in a jaunt to Paris…for a babymoon. Yes, Laura and I are expecting a boy in September! We’re super excited and thought, why not make this extra fun […]

John Deere Unites Landscaping Artists In Virtual Lawnscape Community

John Deere Unites Landscaping Artists In Virtual Lawnscape Community

Are you THAT type of landscaper? You know … the one who’s not just satisfied with a tidy, mowed yard, but who takes landscaping to the next level? With a new feature on John Deere’s Facebook page, you now have a community to call home! The recently launched Lawnscaping page […]

Make Your Own Antiqued Mirror

Make Your Own Antiqued Mirror

As you probably already know, we have an unbridled love affair here at Charles & Hudson with spray paint. So imagine our glee when we found this project at ECABonline.com, in which Elizabeth DIYed a vintage, leaded-glass window pane into a beautiful antiqued mirror with SPRAY PAINT! Elizabeth writes that […]

Preston Koerner of Jetson Green

Preston Koerner of Jetson Green

We’ve been avid fans of green building blog Jetson Green for a few years and it’s been great to see the site grow in popularity and influence. Founder, Preston Koerner, has always maintained a unique editorial voice that may be attributed to being based in Salt Lake City as well […]

Chalkboard Paint And Inventive Touches Transform A Mini Bathroom

Chalkboard Paint And Inventive Touches Transform A Mini Bathroom

One of the greatest things about DIY projects in your homes is that rooms are a blank canvas. Sure, there are some practical considerations to keep in mind, such as budget, skill, time, etc., but when faced with redoing a room, you can let your imagination run wild–and the results, […]

The Home Depot Unveils Improved iPhone & iPad App

The Home Depot Unveils Improved iPhone & iPad App

The Internet experience is becoming increasingly mobile, thanks to a proliferation of browser-enabled smart phones and tablets like the iPad. Although Home Depot has had an iPhone and iPad app for some time, the company recently redeveloped the application to offer increased functionality and a host of new features. You […]

Copy Cat Chic: Decor And Furnishings That Won’t Break The Bank

Copy Cat Chic: Decor And Furnishings That Won’t Break The Bank

Maybe you’re trying to set up house for guests this holiday season. Maybe you’re in the middle of a room renovation and the budget’s a wee too tight to get the ideal piece of furniture. Or maybe you’re just always on the lookout for a great deal to add to […]

FSBO: 7 Tips For Selling Your Home Yourself

FSBO: 7 Tips For Selling Your Home Yourself

If you follow along with DIY blog Young House Love, you’ll know that they have decided to move and are selling their home themselves. After three years of renovations, decoration, tweaks, and even adding a baby to the mix, they’re saying sayonara to their first homestead and moving on to […]

Make Craigslist Even Simpler With CraigsEasy

Make Craigslist Even Simpler With CraigsEasy

Craigslist can be the virtual mecca for DIY enthusiasts. Whether you’re looking for the perfect vintage dresser, discount kitchen cabinets, or gently used children’s wares, the free online classified posting site is ripe with deals to be had and items to repurpose. Yet even with all the tips on how […]