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diy projects

  • Free Your Inner Artist With A Sharpie Floor

    Sharpies are such a versatile item. Sure, they’re an ideal office supply (and a must-have when it comes to preparing for a garage sale.) But Sharpies also have nearly unlimited DIY…

  • Can You Self-Install An Attic Fan?

    Attic fans are one of those brilliant inventions that you don’t really notice until you don’t have one. Growing up, my dad’s house had an attic fan and it made all…

  • Transform Your Bathroom In One Weekend

    We’re heading into a long weekend, and you know what that means–it’s a perfect time to tackle what’s on your DIY to-do list. Plus, you may find some specials at your…

  • How To Create A Gallery Wall

    If you have a lot of artwork or framed photos to display, creating an in-home gallery wall is a striking way to exhibit your prized mementos. It’s a relatively easy project,…

  • Form Meets Function With Dolly Bookshelf

    C&H readers, you’re probably starting to think I’m obsessed with bookshelves. And you’d be right. After dealing with the odyssey of our salvaged Borders bookcase, I look at all shelving with…

  • What A Borders Bookshelf Taught Me About DIY

    It’s been an interesting weekend at our household. A few weeks back, we had purchased a large, double-sided bookcase from one of the Borders close-out sales. After we quickly realized our…

  • DIY As Couples’ Therapy

    Anyone out there watching “Parenthood?” It’s one of our favorites right now, but we especially love that one of the characters, Crosby (played by Dax Shepard) is currently renovating a newly…

  • Best Way To Build Custom Window Screens

    C&H universe, I’m in desperate need of your help. My dilemma? The gorgeous windows in our loft are without screens. We can’t open them wide enough to get a decent breeze…

  • Transform Wood Furniture With Teak Oil

    During the colder months, it’s hard to envision lazy summer days spent outside, lounging on outdoor furniture with a book (or your latest DIY to-do list.) We’ll help chase away the…

  • How To Whitewash Brick

    Brick, like wood trim and other architectural details, is one of those materials that draws strongly opposed crowds when it comes to painting … or preserving. If your brick isn’t in…

  • Feel The Heat: At-Home Saunas On The Rise

    They say that your home is your sanctuary, so it only makes sense that your space reflect your interests, tastes and, in the case of at-home saunas, your leisure preferences. What…

  • Give Your Baseboard Moldings New Height

    Baseboard moldings are one of those thoughtful touches that polish a room and add just enough architectural aesthetic to make things interesting. Yet depending on your home, you may find yourself…

  • Make A Fireplace Log Out Of Newspaper

    If you have a fireplace, you’re probably used to saving stacks of old newspaper to use as kindling. With a couple of days and a handful of materials, you can also…

  • Transform Your Home Before Thanksgiving

    That wonderful day of eating and giving thanks is a mere week away! You’re probably busy planning your menu (and devising your grocery store plan of attack), but if you have…

  • DIY Projects For The Holiday Weekend

    What better way to celebrate Labor Day than by laboring on a few of your own DIY projects? Sure, the weekend is typically spent saying a three-day farewell to summer, but…

  • What Spring DIY Projects are You Planning?

    The weather’s getting warmer and the days are getting longer. What Spring projects are you planning? What DIY project are you eager to start this Spring? ( polls)…