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Build-It-Yourself

  • Chicken Cribs: The Next Design Frontier

    I’ve been hearing a lot about chickens lately. This post over at Design*Sponge got me thinking about the rising popularity in tending to our own gardens, growing our own food and…

  • Enjoy a Pest Free Summer with a Screened Porch

    MINI Track recently contacted us regarding their do-it-yourself porch screen solutions. We love spending time outdoors in the summer but sometimes the little buggies can get too much and its nice…

  • Easy-to-Make Glass Ball Chandelier

    I can’t get over how easy and amazing this do-it-yourself chandelier was that Small Notebook created – for only $70. They got the idea from the smart folks at Readymade. Here’s…

  • Shed Storage With Shelves and Stuff

    We keep all sorts of different things in our backyard sheds, from dangerous chemicals like gasoline and weed killer to sharp implements like pitch forks and harmless toys like basketballs. Any…

  • Go Bananas for a Raspberry Trellis

    They are exceptionally easy to grow and even easier to eat. Raspberries are a favorite garden plant for many homeowners, both suburban and rural. Even city slickers can get into the…

  • Building a Swing Set for Backyard Play

    There’s just something about it – your hair whipping with the wind and your feet reaching for the clouds. Almost every kid loves to rise a swing, wild and free, and…

  • Benefits of Deck Designs with Multi-Levels

    Wood and composite decks have a distinct advantage over stone patios. With a wooden frame, it’s a simple thing to install more than one level, creating an attractive and usable space.…

  • Build Your Own Backyard Putting Green

    The Masters begins play this week and besides all of the Tiger talk, it’s nice to think of the golf season starting again. If we had a bit more room and…

  • Deck Designs Get Cozy With Privacy Screens

    As popular as outdoor living areas have become, there’s often one essential thing missing when lounging on your backyard deck. Privacy. Many suburbanites love their wood or composite decks and would…

  • Delicious DIY Furniture

    This do-it-yourself pallet bench from Casasugar caught our eye. The rest of this gallery is also amazing!…

  • Vertical Gardens Are Here!

    You heard it here first when we called this trend coming to the States! A Cup of Jo spotted San Francisco florist Flora Grubb’s vertical DIY panels. Here’s what they say:…

  • Pavestone Walkways Lead to Private Nooks

    The beauty of a path is that it directs you (obviously). But a well built and properly designed path can do so much more for your home. Pavestone is the perfect…

  • Craft Your Way to an Updated Home

    According to the Craft & Hobby Association, March is National Craft Month. And “crafting” is a great way to DIY some of the finer aspects of your home. Many different stores…

  • Build-It-Yourself Coffee Table Bench

    Spotted over at IKEA Hacker, I love Melanie’s bench-coffee table contraption. Melanie used an Ikea office bench (in zebra), a Flort remote control pocket and u-shaped tables made from plywood. Here’s…