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98 DIY Farmhouse-Style Decorating Ideas

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Trunk Turned Coffee Table

Old wooden trunks are stowed away in many attics and often end up in yard sales or thrift stores at a great price. Give one an update by simply adding casters to make it a functional (and mobile) coffee table.

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Add Casters to an Antique Trunk for a Mobile Coffee Table

Family Recipe Wall Art

Put a cherished family recipe on display by transforming it into an inexpensive, farmhouse-inspired work of art. No more squinting to see an old recipe card, either!

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Turn Your Favorite Recipe Into Rustic-Chic Wall Art

DIY Cookbook Stand (Great Gift Idea!)

Everyone could use an extra hand in the kitchen, especially when they’re whipping up a new recipe. Beginner woodworking skills and our step-by-step instructions will help you turn lumber into a thoughtful gift for your favorite chef.

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How to Make a Modern Tablet or

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60 Gorgeous DIY Wedding Decor Ideas

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Bikes + Blooms

Add a touch of whimsy to the entrance of your venue by nestling a bucket of overflowing seasonal blooms and lush seeded and silver eucalyptus bunches down into the basket of a vintage bicycle.

Dreamy Floating Centerpiece

Before you say “ew” to faux florals from the dollar store, think again. When placed in water, even the cheapest flowers look like the real thing. Simply fill a plastic terrarium bowl 3/4 of the way with water, pop three blooms off the stems and let them float. The best part? This stunning centerpiece will only set you back $2.

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38 DIY Dollar Store Wedding Decor Hacks

Celebrate Your Roots

Your wedding day represents the start of a new life and a new adventure with your spouse. What better time to honor the past than when looking ahead and celebrating the future? Show your roots some love by

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17 Best DIY Wall Decor Ideas in 2021

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Nicole Franzen

Nobody wants to live in a plain white box, but sometimes spending a fortune on art just isn’t an option. The alternative? Repurposing items you already have into decorative objects and making your own pieces of art to display on the wall. It truly does many a transformative difference, and you won’t have to spend a lot of money. We found tons of creative, designer-inspired DIY wall art ideas, from framing your children’s work to creating your own wall hanging. If you’re worried about using a nail gun or hammer, don’t worry—you got this… Because these examples are super simple and easy to replicated. So go ahead and grab glue gun to get ready to spruce up your space with these seventeen creative DIY wall decor ideas.

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Painted Tarp

Leanne Ford is the queen of high-end DIYS. “I had an old canvas

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40+ Easy and Stylish DIY Home Decor Ideas (With Printables)

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Creating your own decor is rewarding: you get the satisfaction of making it yourself and having it be the exact style you want. From wall art to lamps, you can choose which pieces fit your unique style and vision.

Whether you’re looking for rustic home decor or DIY ideas for your bathroom, you’ll find plenty of inspiration in our 41 DIY home decor ideas. Our collection includes photos and tips so you can get started on exciting projects today.

Want to give your bedroom or living room wall a special touch? Design a canvas wall print with a favorite photo from a family trip or day at the beach.

DIY Beach-Themed Wall Art Printables

If you’re looking to create a more inviting space, nothing says “welcome home” like a tropical theme. Download and print the printables below to bring some relaxation to your home.

DIY printables on wall

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6 Times You Should Not DIY a Home Improvement Project

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HGTV makes everyone feel as if they’re only a couple of power tools away from being home renovation masters. But don’t be fooled. There’s a reason building and construction trades are considered skilled jobs.



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Tackling a home renovation project requires more than an eye for design and the ability to match colors. You also need to understand how the various parts of a structure fit together, and you may even have to (gasp) do some math.

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What’s more, a home improvement project done wrong can be expensive to fix, or even dangerous. Before you end up with a DIY disaster, here are six times when you should probably call in a pro.

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1. You don’t understand what you’re doing

Yes, this seems so obvious, doesn’t it? And

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There’s a new DIY advent calendar perfect for home improvements lovers and you can get it from Wickes

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IF there’s someone in your household who loves a bit of DIY then we have found the perfect advent calendar to buy for them this year.

The Draper Tools advent calendar includes a measuring tape, adjustable wrench, a selection of pliers, hexagon keys and a ¼” hex magnetic screwdriver with 31 different insert bits.

This Draper Tool calendar comes with 49 different surprises - perfect for creating a brand new tool box

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This Draper Tool calendar comes with 49 different surprises – perfect for creating a brand new tool box

It also comes with a handy, sturdy case to keep everything safe and organised.

The limited edition calendar will be available from stockists nationally around the country and online, including Wickes, from end of October.

It’s Recommended Retail Price (RRP) is just £34.99, although individual retailers can set their own prices.

The full list of contents for the calendar is:

  • 1x 2m Measuring tape
  • 1x 100mm Adjustable wrench
  • 1x 115mm Combination pliers
  • 1x 115mm Diagonal pliers
  • 1x
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DIY fan gives outdated kitchen an amazing makeover using Wilko bargains & saves a fortune by doing EVERYTHING herself

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A DIY enthusiast has shown off the incredible result of hard work and creativity after completely transforming her outdated kitchen on the cheap.

Rachel Rose wanted a brand new kitchen for her Glasgow home, but wanted to keep the costs down – so took to it with a paintbrush instead giving is a bright, modern makeover.

Rachel Rose gave her kitchen a cheap makeover and it looks incredible

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Rachel Rose gave her kitchen a cheap makeover and it looks incredibleCredit: Rachel Rose/ Mrs Hinch Made Me Do It/Facebook

Opting for a white-wash, modern look, Rachel, who shares her home interiors on Instagram, said she achieved the look by painting the cupboards with Wilko paint and tackled the work tops with modern marble-effect sticky-back plastic.

But the DIY fan thought of everything – even a solution for extra storage.

Rachel said she picked up some storage extenders from The Range for just £3 which helped her declutter and store more in

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Try These DIY Cocktails With the Simplest of Ingredients From Your Kitchen

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The white spirits have often been unanimously hailed as one of the most popular when it comes to cocktail making. With the colourless, distilled spirit of vodka being a common favourite for so many, the 4th of October is celebrated as International Vodka Day. This day raises a toast to this one-of-a-kind creation in the world of spirits. While the origins of vodka lead back to the 14th century, the word vodka stems from the Russian word ‘voda’, which means water, attributing to its production process, unique taste and versatility. Distilled and fermented, vodka can be made of grains, potatoes and even grapes! Its refreshing and fresh flavour profile can be moulded into any way that flatters the drink by adding the simplest of ingredients. While it’s traditionally consumed neat in a lot of countries, the liquid has been internationally known for its
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DIY Boom Continues to Drive Demand for Home Improvement Stores

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Home improvement stores are on track to permanently land in the essential services or daily needs category, which retail investors have focused on for years. This year, home improvement activity has increased dramatically, and 40% of consumers have indicated that they plan to continue home improvement projects beyond the recession, according to research from the NPD Group. The activity has driven home improvement store sales up 11% this year.

During the pandemic, home improvement stores have become the second fastest growing retail segment in both brick-and-mortar and online sales. In lawn and garden, tools, paint, kitchen and bath and hardware segments, each saw a double-digit increase in both online and in-store purchases. The average shopping trip also increased 10% compared to the average trip in 2019.

Home Depot Versus Lowe’s

Placer.ai, which also looked closely at shopping trends in the major home improvement brands, found that Lowe’s saw an early

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DIY Home Improvement Retailing Market- Actionable Research on COVID-19 |Technavio

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Advent of E-commerce will Drive the Market Growth During the Forecast Period

The DIY home improvement retailing market is expected to register a CAGR of over 4% during 2020-2024, as per the latest research report by Technavio. The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement Retailing Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Request for Technavio’s market report estimates including pre- and post-COVID-19 impact on DIY home improvement retailing market. Download a Free Sample Report on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic analysis.

Due to the extensive spread of the virus across the globe, the Consumer Discretionary industry is anticipated to have Negative impact. The DIY home improvement retailing market will showcase Negative impact during

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