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How to Make a Living Succulent Wreath

Turn a succulent garden into a unique natural wreath. Just follow these step-by-step instructions to create this living succulent wreath. We have downloadable instructions for you to print out, too. Skill Level: Novice Time: 2 hours Cost: Less than $50 Tools and Materials 12-inch wire frame wreath (usually found at a craft store) 14-inch plastic […]
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Home Maintenance: Cleaning and Storing Tools for the Winter

All summer long you have fought weeds, mowed your lawn, tended your garden, and used your outdoor power tools. After a last large fall cleanup in your yard is finished, you can begin to prep all of these tools for winter storage. Keeping your hand tools and power tools in good working order is an […]
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DIY Headboard Makes Your Bedroom Seem More Spacious

You’ll be amazed at how this scalloped headboard will make your bedroom feel more spacious. Just follow these instructions to build your new headboard. Here’s the tutorial for this DIY headboard project. You can also download and print the instructions. Skill Level: Advanced Time: 8 hours Cost: Less than $100 Tools and Materials 1 — 4-ft […]
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DIY Wall Art Project Made from Scrap Wood

Give traditional wall art a fresh spin by creating your own. Liven up your walls with this easy and affordable DIY project. Here’s the tutorial for this DIY wall art project. You can download and print the instructions, too. Skill Level: Beginner/Novice Time: 6 hours (including paint drying time) Cost: $50 or less Tools and Materials Cull/scrap lumber […]
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Cleaning Gutters: A Quick How-To

Cleaning gutters is a project that you should do twice a year, in the spring and fall. The fall cleaning is most important and should be done once leaves are finished dropping. Cleaning your gutters will help to ensure proper water drainage away from your home and its foundation. You will most likely need an […]
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DIY Bathroom Storage Shelves

These attractive bathroom shelves provide plenty of space for towels, soap, cosmetics and more. These simple, step-by-step instructions will show you how to build these shelves for yourself. You can download and print this DIY bathroom storage shelves tutorial, too. Skill Level: Advanced Time: 4 hours Cost: Less than $100 Tools and Materials 1 — 2-ft × […]
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Fertilizer Spreaders: The Different Types

There are several types of spreaders you can use to fertilize your lawn. The type of fertilizer spreader and fertilizer you use will determine the proper usage settings on your spreader. Typically a fertilizer bag will come with recommended settings on the label for each type of spreader. A walk-behind broadcast spreader is the most […]
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Types of Fertilizers

Fertilizers are used to feed your lawn and keep it healthy and beautiful. When you walk into the Garden Center at your local Home Depot store, you’ll see fertilizers grouped into a few different categories. These categories are synthetic organic water-soluble granular Most synthetic fertilizers come in granular form, and they come in different time-release formulations. […]
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Fertilizer: The Numbers and their Corresponding Nutrients

All lawns require regular feeding throughout the year and fall is a great time to fertilize. This will keep your lawn protected for the winter and get it healthy and beautiful for spring. Before fertilizing, it is a good idea to check the pH balance in your soil so you can make sure it is […]
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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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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 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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