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  • The Five Emergency Adhesives Everyone Needs

    We've compiled a list of the five most essential, flexible, and durable adhesives to have in your workshop so you can (hopefully) save your project from complete failure.…

  • 8 Tips to Do-It-Yourself While Pregnant

    Since this isn’t my first time being pregnant amid approximately a million home improvement projects, nor is it the first time that being pregnant necessitated some of those projects, I thought…

  • Father’s Day Projects for Non-Dads

    Everyone has a father but clearly not everyone is a dad. We’ve rounded up some projects that non-dads will enjoy that are best achieved sans kids. Weed Burning – Break out…

  • 5 Fun Labor Day Weekend Projects

    Here are a few of our favorite projects that would be great to tackle this labor day weekend. Choose an indoor or outdoor project and go for it! 1. Paint Your…

  • Upcycle Your (Recalled) Drop-Side Crib

    My daughter will be turning one here at the end of August, and as a child always in the 95th percentile of growth with no sign of slowing down, I know…

  • 5 Stay at Home Projects to Avoid Carmageddon

    It’s here! The weekend that Angelenos have been dreading for months. CARMAGEDDON!!! Simply put, the 405 freeway will be closed for two days at 10-mile stretch between I-10 and the 101…

  • Five Simple Beginner’s Ikea Hacks

    A little while back, we read an article detailing a list of things an expert thought should not be bought at Ikea — leaving pretty much decorative accessories as the only…

  • Make Your Own Gutter Garden

    For a multitude of reasons, not everyone can plant a traditional garden. Maybe you live in an apartment or condo where green space is sparse and not really yours to dig…

  • Creative Places For Built-In Bookshelves

    Here at C&H, we’re big fans of reading. And that means we’re always on the lookout for great bookshelf projects. Adding built-in bookshelves to your home is an ideal way to…

  • Install An Exhaust Fan Timer In Your Bathroom

    A hot, steamy shower on a cold morning — it’s one of life’s little pleasures, right? Yet there is a downside to the at-home indulgence. Excess moisture created by the steam…

  • When An Injury Derails Your DIY Plans

    You have your plans all set for your next DIY project — tools borrowed, paint purchased, time set aside — and tragedy strikes. You hurt yourself, and not in a way…

  • How Do You Learn To DIY?

    A coat of paint here, a new faucet there — minor home improvement projects are relatively easy to tackle. But what about the big stuff? Maybe you want to install hardwood…

  • Submit Your Favorite Project to the ReadyMade 100

    ReadyMade Magazine recently announced a big contest called the ReadyMade 100. This ambitious contest is seeking to celebrate the best 100 projects from around the world of DIY. They’re calling on…

  • Home Depot Kitchen Updates – Quick & Cheap

    The Home Depot website has all kinds of nooks and crannies to explore while looking for information and helpful hints, including a blog. This post, which I found through “liking” them…

  • Create Bathroom Bliss With A Converted Dresser

    I came across a great DIY bathroom project from the brilliant minds at Better Homes and Gardens. Instead of purchasing a new vanity, consider converting an existing dresser into the perfect…

  • Create Wow-Worthy Windows With A DIY Valance

    Thoughtful window treatments are a basic way to add style and panache to a room. Consider a valance at the top of the window that will coordinate with your fabrics–and the…

  • Mistakes To Avoid for First-Time DIY’ers

    When my husband and I bought our house, we did so with every intention of getting all HGTV on the place. Despite neither of us having any home renovation experience, we…

  • Majority Of Homeowners Prioritize Home Improvements

    A survey taken by American Express (and reported by MarketWatch of The Wall Street Journal digital network) indicates that a majority of homeowners will continue to invest in home improvements throughout…