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DIY Sunburst Mirror Wreath

We used wood shims to create this dazzling wreath that’s bursting with energy. You can build this bold and beautiful Sunburst Mirror Wreath for your home. Just follow these step-by-step instructions. You can download and print this DIY tutorial, too. Skill Level: Intermediate Time: One day, including glue drying time Cost: Less than $50 Tools […]
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Easy DIY Frame to Hold Lawn Bags Open

Cleaning up your yard of leaves and debris is a never-ending battle. To make it worse, it seems as though the lawn bags never stay open until they are fairly full. Tom from our How-To Community has this video tutorial on building an easy PVC pipe frame to solve this common problem. For tools and […]
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How To Update Curb Appeal for Fall

Fall is the perfect time to update your home’s curb appeal. You can easily condition your soil, add trees and shrubs and do lawn maintenance. To transition your lawn into fall and prep it for spring you will want to start by clearing the leaves off of your lawn. Leaves do not insulate your lawn […]
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Make This Whimsical Garden Hose Wreath

This fun DIY project turns ordinary gardening tools into a fun year-round wreath guaranteed to delight and inspire any gardener. Here are the step-by-step instructions for this whimsical garden hose wreath. You can download and print out the instructions, too. Skill Level: Novice Time: 2-3 hours Cost: Less than $50 Tools and Materials Short garden […]
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How To Fix Common Houseplant Problems

Houseplants make an excellent addition to any room in your home. They create oxygen and can help purify the air. However, plants can be plagued with some fairly common issues that are easy to fix. In this short video, Dave from our How-To Community shows you how to diagnose and cure some common houseplant problems. […]
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How to Choose the Right Saw for Your Project

When walking down the hardware aisles, you will come across many types of saws. It can be overwhelming to determine the appropriate saw for your DIY projects. In this short video, Mike from our How-To Community goes over most of the saws you will find in the aisles and their best uses. First up are […]
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How to Create a Duct Tape Halloween Wreath

Colorful duct tape is the magic ingredient in this clever DIY Halloween wreath. Just follow the simple instructions to create a unique wreath to greet trick-or-treaters. You can also download the instructions and print them out. Skill Level: Novice Time: 4 hours Cost: Less than $50 Tools and Materials 4 rolls of colored duct tape, 2 […]
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How To Install Outdoor Lighting for Trees

Installing outdoor lighting for your trees  is a great way to add some evening curb appeal as well as extra dimension to the landscaping of your home. It is a project that you can complete in an afternoon, and it doesn’t require difficult electrical work. This short video will show you how to install outdoor […]
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How To Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are not only creepy, they will also bite. They are usually transported into a home from an outside source and hitch rides on clothing or luggage. Though they are not exclusively nocturnal, they are most active at night and are drawn to dark crevices and fabric seams. In this video Rick from our […]
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How to Create Your Own Painted Rug

Express your style by creating a colorful painted rug. It’s an easy DIY project that will brighten up any outdoor space. Our step-by-step instructions will take you through how to make this DIY painted rug from a canvas drop cloth. You can also download the instructions and print them out. Skill Level: Novice Time: 24-48 hours […]
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How to Make a DIY Mirror Frame with Moulding

Dress up a mirror with a custom-made frame. Our step-by-step instructions will take you through how to make this DIY mirror frame out of moulding. You can also download the instructions and print them out. Skill Level: Beginner Time: 4-6 hours, including paint drying time Cost: Less than $50 Tools and Materials Trim moulding, cut […]
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Color Theory and Using the Color Wheel in Your Home

What you see has the biggest influence on the way you perceive the world. What you see first is color. But to use color effectively, you have to understand what works, and what doesn’t. Here’s a quick and easy guide to color theory and using the color wheel when you’re painting your home.
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How to Repurpose Chairs to Make a Unique Bench

Don’t throw out your old, mismatched chairs. Give them new life by turning them into a one-of-a-kind bench. We have step-by-step instructions to repurpose chairs for this DIY project. You can download and print the instructions, too. Skill Level: Beginner Time: 5 hours, plus paint drying time Cost: Less than $50 Tools and Materials Power […]
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DIY Chalkboard Paint Project for Your Wall

Use chalk patterns to decorate your wall. It’s more striking than wallpaper, and you can change it whenever you’d like. Just paint your walls with chalkboard paint. Follow these step-by-step instructions. We have downloadable instructions for you to print, too. Skill Level: Beginner Time: 2-3 hours, not including drying time Cost:  About $50 Tools and […]
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How to Create an Indoor Painted Rug

This painted rug will be a striking addition to the floor of any room. Follow the step-by-step instructions for this DIY project. We also have downloadable instructions you can print. Skill Level: Intermediate Time: 24-48 hours, including taping, measuring and drying time Cost: About $120 Tools and Materials 1 gallon oil-based primer 1 gallon Behr Porch & Patio […]
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How to Build a DIY Outdoor Buffet Cabinet

Impress your guests with a delightful DIY Outdoor Buffet Cabinet. Follow the step-by-step instructions to build this one-day project. We also have downloadable instructions you can print. Skill Level: Difficult Time: 4-6 hours (including drying time) Cost: Under $50 Tools and Materials 1 × 6 lumber, 14 linear feet 1 piece of 38 1/2-inch 1 […]
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How To Build an Outdoor Serving Cart

This DIY Outdoor Serving Cart is not only functional, but it’s stylish, too. Here are step-by-step instructions to build this cart, and we have downloadable instructions you can print out. Skill Level: Advanced Time: One weekend Cost: Around $170 Tools and Materials (cut list below) 4 — 2-in x 4-in x 10-ft studs 1 — 4-ft […]
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How to Build an Outdoor Privacy Wall

This stylish divider provides a little privacy on your platform deck while letting the breeze through. We have step-by-step instructions for the DIY outdoor privacy wall project. You can also download printable instructions. Skill Level: Intermediate Time: 1-2 hours for one 5 x 8 section, not including time for the stain to dry Cost: Around $400 […]
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How to Build a Stone Fire Pit

Fun family evenings around a fire make this DIY project a winner. It will enhance the look of your backyard, too. Here are the step-by-step instructions. We have printable instructions you can download, too. Skill Level: Advanced Time: 2 days Cost: Around $1200 (for an appox. 15×15-foot patio with a 66-inch fire pit) Tools and Materials Marking […]
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How to Create a Flower Tower

Make an instant statement in your garden with this DIY Flower Tower project. You might have seen this project featured in a Home Depot TV commercial. Here are the step-by-step instructions. We have printable instructions you can download, too. Skill Level: Intermediate Time: 1-2 hours Cost: Around $100 Tools and Materials 4-foot galvanized wire fencing with […]
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How to Build a Paver Garden Path

This paver stone garden path is easy to build, and will enhance the look of your yard. Just follow the easy step-by-step instructions. We have printable instructions you can download, too. Skill Level: Beginner Time: 4 to 5 hours Cost: Less than $400 Tools and Materials 28 12-inch x 12-inch paver stones or step stones 40 […]
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How to Build a Stone Medallion Garden Path

Add a beautiful stone accent to an outdoor walkway. Here are the step-by-step instructions for this Stone Medallion Garden Path. We have printable instructions that you can download, too. Skill Level: Beginner Time: 2-4 hours Cost: $55-$65 for each medallion Tools and Materials Landscape border project kit Leveling sand Polished pebbles Miter saw Hammer Tamper […]
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How to Build a Hanging Bed

This DIY Hanging Bed project is perfect for a back porch or summer home. Here are the step-by-step instructions. We have printable instructions that you can download, too. Skill Level: Intermediate Time: 8 hours Cost: $350 Tools and Materials 4 3/8-inch x 6-inch eye bolts 8-foot long 4 x 4 posts 8 2-in x 4 in […]
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How to Build a Brick Path

Create a walkway with a unique, random pattern using brick-style pavers. Here are the step-by-step instructions. We have printable instructions that you can download, too. Skill Level: Advanced Time: One weekend Cost: Around $240 Tools and Materials 200 4-inch x 8-inch pavers (4½ pavers per square foot) 20 bags sand paver base 6 bags paver leveling sand Measuring tape Stakes […]
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How to Build a Zipper Garden Path

This eye-catching garden path is easy to build in just one weekend. It’s practical and pretty, too. Here are the step-by-step instructions. (No pun intended.) We have printed instructions that you download, too. SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate TIME: One weekend COST: About $200 TOOLS & MATERIALS • 20 12-inch x 12-inch paver stones • 20 bags of sand paver base […]
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How to Build a DIY Vertical Garden

This charming DIY vertical garden is so easy to make, and it will make your patio look beautiful. It’s perfect for a small patio, if you live in an apartment or a condo, but it will dress up a bare corner on any size patio or deck. Skill Level: Beginner Time: About 45 minutes to […]
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First Look: FluidMaster Click Seal Supply Line

For many of us, the thought of having to replace a sink water supply line bring images of waterfalls and leaky pipes to mind. Fortunately for those of us in that camp, FluidMaster has introduced a flexible supply line that installs and seals without tools, so any easy do-it-yourself installation is a reality. The FluidMaster […]
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Gardening Q&A: Norfolk Island Pine

In past weeks we’ve told you how to care for two more-or-less traditional holiday plants, the Christmas tree and Christmas cactus. But how do you celebrate if you’re starting from scratch, tradition-wise, in a small space? Or maybe your flight was canceled at the last minute, and you now find yourself faced with the prospect […]
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First Look: WaterSense Rated Delta Toilets

A great way to save water and money in your home is updating your old toilet. The latest Delta toilets are WaterSense rated and save up to $170 per year on water bills, giving a quick return-on-investment for any homeowner.  Delta toilets feature the Smart Fit tank to bowl connection, which reduces potential leak points […]
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Gardening Q&A: How Do I Care For My Christmas Cactus?

Q: How do I care for my Christmas cactus? A: These colorful holiday plants are actually succulents, not cacti. Keep the soil moist, but not soggy, while they’re in bloom. If the stems start to look flabby, you’re probably over-watering. Christmas cacti like warm temperatures, bright light (but not direct sun), and well-drained soil. When […]
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