DIY Project How-Tos

Vintage Window = Chalkboard Planner
Exercise your DIY decorating skills. Watch these videos to learn new techniques and get inspiration for your next project.

Refresh a wood chair with spray paint. Here'€™s how to complete this easy decorating project that will give old furniture new life.

How to Spray-Paint a Chair

Give an old chair a fresh look with paint. Watch this video to see how it's done.

You won't believe how easy it is to capture the elegance of lace on canvas in a fresh, modern way.

Easy Art

With just canvas, lace, and paint, you can make a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind art piece.

Put the emphasis on staying in touch with this clever memo board built from a picture frame, backing board, and cork.

Pretty Memo Board

Frame a pretty memo board to keep track of your family's schedule and important reminders.

Want to update a piece of furniture, but don't want to overhaul the entire thing? Try this simple approach with paint.

Nighstand Project

Refresh a plain nightstand to bring personality to your bedroom.

String is all it takes to make a clever frame for your snapshots. Use a symmetrical style or wrap randomly. Either way, the final result puts your favorite photos front and center.

Quick-Change Picture Frame

The secret to this DIY project is simple: string. This crafting basic creates a fun and unique picture display.

Add a backsplash of color to a boring bookshelf. Follow the easy instructions to add a pop of personality to any room using inexpensive scrapbooking paper.

Bookshelf Boost

Give a plain bookshelf a fresh new look in a few simple steps.

Skip the sewing machine and warm up your iron. Your own custom cafe curtain is just a few simple steps away.

No-Sew Cafe Curtains

Dress up your windows with a simple, no-sew curtain project.

Take out-of-season storage to a new low by adding casters to drawers -- and then sliding the slim storage units underneath beds.

Underbed Storage

In just a few quick steps, you can transform old dresser drawers into handy underbed storage.

Make a lasting impression with this artsy science project. The sun does the work, with a little help from photo-sensitive paper, and you get truly one-of-a-kind prints.

Sun Prints

Use photo-sensitive paper to create custom works of art.

Start with an ordinary mailbox from a home center or hardware store. End up with a colorful container that keeps your kids' clutter where it belongs: hidden!

Control Clutter

Keep disorganization at bay with a jazzed-up mailbox.

Restore a past-its-prime lamp base to good style with high-gloss spray paint.

Lamp Lift

Bring an old lamp back into the light with a clever facelift.

Update your kitchen or bath on a budget by adding architectural trim to existing cabinets. We'll show you how.

Cabinet Upgrade

Use molding to update your kitchen cabinets.

Get a simple rotating art gallery by placing pretty fabric swatches in photo shadowboxes.

Shadow-Box Gallery

Use versatile shadow boxes to easily create a rotating art display. Here's how it's done.

Organize your family's schedule by taking an old window (glass removed) and adding a backer board covered with chalkboard paint.

Chalkboard Planner

Keep track of your schedule by recycling a window frame into a memo board using chalkboard paint.

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