How to make a paracord-laced hanging pallet 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....

Get creative with rattan ball patio lights!

If you're thinking of a good patio lighting that you can use all year round, then this inexpensive project is for you! Simply replace rattan balls to suit any season or occasion... Plain rattan balls can be easily found in your local dollar store by the bag. You can customize these...

Awesome DIY garden art ideas

Want to add a little whimsey to your garden? Flowers and colourful plants surely bring life into our homes, but sometimes we still feel the need to add more to make it merrier. If you - or your children, think your garden needs more life, these garden art ideas can turn...

Products every lazy person needs when cleaning

We might not want to admit it but we all get lazy at times. Hey, it's normal! And it's normal to wish there were easier ways to clean around the house. Would these cleaning products help you in your most dreaded chore? If you're used to conventional ways of cleaning you'll consider the...

Wonderful Ways to Display Indoor Plants

Want to know how to improve your home interior using indoor plants? One or two of these beautiful ideas for displaying your plants might just suit your home! Indoor plants are perfect elements for brightening up a room, but displaying them could be a challenge to some of us. This is why we've collected amazing...

DIY Gabion — Rock Walls Without Concrete

Do you have heaps of rocks in your property or around your area? Did you know that you could use those rocks to build garden walls and fences -- without using concrete? This type of fencing is actually better than concrete walls in a number of ways... They are called Gabions -- wire cages...

Awesome Hanging Lounger Made From Recycled Pallets

If you want a really cheap, fun piece of outdoor furniture to really relax on, then you might want to consider a hanging lounger made from upcycled pallets! Pallets are hardwearing and sturdy, which makes them a good material to use when making your own hanging lounge. If you're looking for some inspiration, here...

The DeWALT DCS331M1 20V Max Lithium Ion Jigsaw Kit

OK, I can hear you asking... what has an electric Flymo mower got to do with a DeWALT 20V jigsaw. Well, a surprising amount. Let me explain... Years ago - OK, so it was many decades ago, Flymo hit the market with a truly innovative idea - a light, easily maneuverable,...

Port-A-Mate 7000 – The ultimate work-stand?

If you intend to use your work-stand for more than a single project, you need to seriously consider the value equation of cheap and nasty versus quality and functionality. Like all tools, you tend to get exactly what you pay for. Before deciding on this unit I looked at a...

The Evolution of the Air Bed!

After a six year old decided to use our old air bed as a trampoline, it was time to go on the hunt for a new one. We don't use it often, but we do enjoy a little extra comfort when we do go camping and, of course, there are...

New building panels could mean big savings for home-owners

A panel-based structural building system developed in South Australia promises to transform the building industry by dramatically reducing the time and cost required to produce a finished home. The innovative approach to home construction, developed by NU-TEK  Building Systems, involves the use of structural, load-bearing wall panels whose edges are embedded...

Bark Studio

Noosa Hinterland  Q  Australia  -  Bark Design Year built:     2001 Built area:     100 m2  (1,080 sq.ft.) Awards: Royal Australian Institute of Architects:  Sunshine Coast Building of the Year Royal Australian Institute of Architects:    Beatrice Hutton Award for Commericial Building Architecture Australian Steel Institute:    Architectural...

Timber Finished Floors – Which One Is Right For You?

OK, carpet may be soft underfoot but there are so many reasons why it's time for change. If you have ever been present when carpet is pulled up, you have seen the mountains of dirt you thought you'd vacuumed away with your weekly clean! Those millions and millions of fibers...

Building Plan: DIY Small Open Shelf

Your bathroom can be one of the messiest parts of your home.  Partly this is because it is normally the smallest room of the house.  The other reason why our bathrooms get messy is because of the amount of products and items that get used while we're in there. The...

JAG Grill

Throughout history we've loved to gather around the fire while preparing or enjoying a meal… to share, reminisce, love, or just stay warm. This 3-In-1 Grill (Grill / Fire-Pit / Table) is perfect for such occasions. JAG Grill combines all of the things you need in your outdoor area. It’s...

Tables with Built-In Cooler/Planter

Don't settle for a single function outdoor table and find one that can give you more. And these tables with built-in cooler/ planter have a lot to offer. The built-in cooler in the middle of the table keeps your drinks and food chilled. Just fill it with ice and your...

Ingenious DIY Shoe Storage Projects

Walk a mile in my shoes! Do you have lots of shoes lying around your house? Here’s a collection of DIY shoe storage projects that will help keep those shoes organised and off the floor.   All you need to do is choose an ideal space in your home where you’ll...

Space Efficient Bed With Storage

Do you need more storage in your bedroom, but lack the floor space for additional cabinets? The space under your bed is great for extra storage, but you don’t have to buy a new and expensive storage bed. We’ve put together a collection of space efficient storage beds. They’re completely...

Wagner Smart SideKick Roller

Painting jobs are fun. But when it’s a huge one already, even thinking about the time and effort to finish it can be dreadful, right? Well, this will solve the problem. Wagner’s Smart SideKick roller takes out all the inconvenience of the old tray-and-roller. It’s very easy to use (and even...

Black&Decker BDCDE120C 20V Max Lithium

If you’ve ever driven a screw halfway through your board because you forgot to adjust the torque on your drill, you’ll appreciate this new arrival in the handyman section of your tool shop.     This new cordless drill from Black & Decker sure comes in handy for DIY projects....

How to build a space-saving hanging shelf

Here’s a unique looking set of hanging shelves made with steel cable and turnbuckles. It’s easy to build and very affordable. This hanging shelf system makes a great conversation starter in your living room. Hanging shelves made from steel cable and turnbuckles are something you don’t see in most homes. Aside from...

DIY Hand Planters

If your tastes tend toward the unusual, these hands will appeal. Relax! These are 'armless hypertufa hands :D Hypertufa is a 'rock' made from aggregates bonded together with Portland cement. It's a manufactured substitute for natural tufa, which is a slowly precipitated limestone rock. Being very porous like the real...

DIY Pantry Door Spice Racks

Not everyone can afford a spacious farmhouse-style kitchen. An expansive, well-ordered kitchen is beyond the bank accounts of most people these days.  So many of us have to deal with tricky kitchen storage dilemmas. You either have to extend your kitchen to have more space, or you look for simple...

DIY Arbor Trellis

An arbor makes a lovely entrance to a whole garden or just a garden room. With the added trellising, you can also grow your favourite creeper. Wisteria, jasmine, grapes? What would you grow if you had this trellis in your yard? :) Materials: Cedar Timber .25″ OD (outside diameter) x .028″...