Creative and Unusual Mailbox Designs

Creative Unusual Mailbox Ideas

We love creative project ideas that make every home unique and express the individuality of its owner. If you, too, love designing and making DIY projects for things around your house, you’re going to enjoy this collection! This album is all about unusual and creative mailbox designs you don’t get to see everyday. It’s impossible not to notice them […]

Build a Cinder Block Pit Smoker For $250

Cinder Block Pit Smoker

I have always wanted to try barbecuing food in a block pit smoker. Since my last yard task entailed re-stacking all the concrete blocks in my brick pile, I decided to seize the opportunity and re-stacked the blocks in the shape of a smoker. I was not disappointed! Buying a smoker is a big no-no […]

Turn that old filing cabinet into a smoker!

Filing Cabinet Smoker

The start of the summer holidays is widely regarded as the unofficial kickoff to the backyard grilling season. But the calendar is becoming increasingly irrelevant as our shared love of all things grilled and smoked becomes more of a year-round obsession  – even in regions that experience cold winters! That’s probably why there are lots of […]

Make a Real Indian Tandoor Oven Out Of Terracotta Flower Pots!

DIY Flower Pot Tandoor Oven

Tandoori cooking is one of the world’s favourites. Although most of us think of Tandoori foods as being Indian (think Tandoori Chicken with the freshest of Naan breads) , it’s a style used from the Causcas, down through Turkey and the Middle East right through to South Asia.  The secret to Tandoors is the very high […]

How to make a $6 brick rocket stove

Brick Rocket Stove

Need a temporary, easy-to-build rocket stove? Just grab 16 bricks or blocks and you are all set for this DIY brick rocket stove project! People have been using them for thousands of years, and now brick stoves are making their way back into the mainstream. People are making these traditional style ovens more and more frequently […]

Tomato Cage Bird Bath

Tomato Cage Bird Bath

Commercially sold bird baths usually have fancy designs. They’re also fairly expensive. If you’re looking for a simple DIY birdbath, this idea has got to be #1 on the list! Do you happen to have a tomato cage just lying around in your home? That is what the birdbaths featured here are made of. Cut the […]

American flag pallet coffee table

American Flag Coffee Table

Now, this is impressive DIY furniture expressing patriotism! Do you have some pallets waiting for a project? Why not try making this coffee table with your own country’s flag? 🙂 Historically, flags originated as military standards. Soldiers used flags as field signals. The practice of flying flags indicating the country of origin outside of the […]

Eight beautiful rain chain ideas

Rain Chain Ideas

Need to have your downspout replaced? Instead of buying boring pipes, why not make rain chains using recycled materials? Rainchains are a wonderful alternative to downspouts. Rain chains don’t only manage rain water but also decorate your home’s exterior. They are widely used in Japan, where houses wear them like dangling jewelry! There are several […]

How to make a paracord-laced hanging pallet chair

Paracord Pallet Hanging Chair

Pallet furniture is a chic DIY trend that anyone can get into over a weekend. Using the pallets as a starting point, you can create countless projects for the home. You can stain, stack, paint, and finish them any way you want. It’s a cheap alternative to buying new furniture. Of course, the special bonus […]

Old sewing table turned colour popping planter

Sewing Table Machine Planter

Is there anything more inviting than a clean, well-furnished porch? Whether it’s a spacious front porch that greets guests or a back porch that’s perfect for entertaining, we all love the way a porch functions as an additional living room. That’s why it’s important to make the most of this outdoor space. Think your porch […]

Glass Jar Greenhouse

Want to build a greenhouse in your backyard? If you have access to plenty of glass jars, you can use them for a very cheap building project! Start asking your friends and neighbours for empty jam jars. You can also ask your local restaurants and take-aways to keep bottles for you! This greenhouse costs almost nothing depending on the materials you […]

Chic projects to do with timber offcuts!

Wood Plank Projects

Most projects and all building sites end up with lots of random length offcuts. Even with the best of planning and purchasing, it’s almost impossible to finish a project with all your materials used up. So what do we do with these leftovers? Here are some beautiful ideas to help you make use of excess wood […]

Ten wonderful ways to improve your outdoor with wood

Outdoor Projects with Wood

Whether it be fine wood furniture, wooden vases and bowls, hardwood floors, barn wood beams, reclaimed wood bar tops, butcher block countertops, we seek it out. Perhaps the universal appeal of wood is an extension of our common love of trees, nature, and the outdoors. Wood is great for outdoor projects because its a  low-maintenance material […]

Nine ways to repurpose milk crates

Milk Crate Ideas

Have you ever thought of using milk crates to organize and decorate your home? I haven’t, until I saw these interesting ideas… How do you usually re-purpose milk crates in your household? We only used them as containers for produce. But some people saw more potential in this material and used it for beautiful purposes. The […]

Illuminated Pallet Bed

Illuminated Pallet Beds

Have you ever noticed how bright and sunny weather somehow inspires an upbeat disposition? In contrast, we seem a little less motivated on rainy and dull winter days. That’s because our bodies respond to the psychological effects of lighting, and it often changes our moods. Mood lighting can enhance the character of any room, especially […]

Eight clever tips for a more productive garden

Gardening Tips

Did you know that gardening can allow you to burn 200 to 400 calories per hour? If you mow the lawn, you could burn between 250 to 350 calories per hour! Gardening is a fun and de-stressing activity anybody, of any age, can do… until critters and pests try to eat and destroy your plants! […]

Eight and a half ‘no dig’ ways to grow the humble spud!

Potato Planters

Fresh is best and that applies to the humble spud as much as any other food! But potatoes are typically very inexpensive when store-bought so is it really worth the effort to grow them yourself? Because potatoes are a high-yielding crop, you only need to set aside a small area to grow them.  The whole […]

Eight lovely planters on wheels

Planters on Wheels

There’s something about planters with wheels that we find adorable. Agree? These planter ideas are proof that plants and wheels go well together! Planters with wheels, like the ones featured below, aren’t just cute and decorative features for your garden. They also come in handy when you need to move plants around your yard. Aside from […]

How to build an inexpensive chicken feeder from PVC

DIY PVC Chicken Feeder

Raising chickens can be therapeutic, rewarding, and fun. For beginners, it can also be a bit nerve-wracking! There are tons of readily accessible information about raising chicks and chickens. So much so that it’s sometimes hard to sort through it all. One thing is certain, though, and that is raising backyard chickens comes with its […]

Genius tricks to organize your home with leftover PVC pipes

PVC Projects Organize Home

Want a clutter-free home? You’ll be surprised that the solution to your organizing problem can be found in the plumbing aisle of your local hardware. PVC pipes can solve almost all your organizing problem at home. You might even come up with your own organizing idea using this versatile and inexpensive material. PVC pipes are […]

Terra cotta pot projects to spice up your garden

Terra Cotta Pots Project

Terracotta pots never go out of fashion and they never lose their appeal!  Even when they’re broken they can still add beauty to your garden. And they’re perfect for bringing both wildlife and fairies into your garden!  Use Terracotta pots to greatly improve the look of your outdoor area! These terracotta projects are great additions to […]

Genius ways to use binder clips

Binder Clip Tricks

Binder clips aren’t just for fastening papers together! You’ll be surprised how they can make your life easier… Aside from keeping documents organized, binder clips are also great storage and organizing solutions. Binder clips also provide simple solutions to other problems such as keeping things in place when it’s windy outdoors. Instead of buying costly organizers, consider using binder clips as […]

Surprising uses for eggshells that you should know about!

Eggshell Uses

You’re probably like most people… you throw away the eggshells when cooking? Or maybe, like us, you throw them in with the compost. You’ll never do it again after you’ve seen these surprising uses for those eggshells! We’ve now learned that eggshells are a natural solution for removing stains. Sprinkle crushed eggshells over the stain, pour on some warm […]

Awesome DIY transformations you have to see!

DIY Transformations

Ever driven down the street, seen old, unloved furniture sitting on the footpath and thought, “I could make something with that”? Old furniture pieces are often just an opportunity waiting for someone to make it happen. All it takes is a little imagination and effort as these fantastic examples prove. Have you got some ageing […]