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How to Repair Drywall

A well-placed piece of art may be the quickest way to disguise a hole in your wall. But for a professional fix, follow our tips on how to patch a hole in drywall.

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DIY Regulation Cornhole Boards

Building a cornhole set is a fairly easy project that you can tackle in a day.

How to Remove Wallpaper

Wallpaper removal is relatively simple with some elbow grease and a few household items.

How to Refinish a Dining Room Table

Easily refinish a dated or worn dining room table to give it a fresh look.

How to Preserve Flowers

Keep the beauty of your garden going all year long with the best ways to preserve flowers.

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Easy DIY Holiday Cards From HGTV Magazine Oct 24, 2023

Make a note: These DIY cards are sure to impress your friends and family.

At Home With 'Desi Meets Design' Creator Mitesh Trambadia 23 Photos

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Spackle vs. Joint Compound: What's the Difference? Nov 2, 2023

Wait a second — spackle and joint compound aren't the same thing? Though they seem similar, spackle and joint compound serve compl …

100 Beautiful Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas 101 Photos

Trim your tree in style with easy DIY projects, design tips and unique color palettes from the holiday decorating pros.

Halloween Decor: How to Make Glowing Specimen Jars Oct 25, 2023

By: Jessyca Williams

Brighten your Halloween decorations with these neon-green, glowing jars that look like they came straight out of a mad scientist's …

Halloween Decor: How to Make Creepy Apothecary Jars Oct 24, 2023

By: Jessyca Williams

Take your Halloween decor to the next level with these easy-to-make apothecary jars made from recycled medicine bottles.

Block Print Like a Pro: How to Carve Rubber Stamps for Fabric Printing Oct 17, 2023

If you’ve always wanted to create your own T-shirt design, this tutorial by Maine artist Allison McKeen will have you block printi …

How to Make Giant Tombstones for Halloween Oct 16, 2023

Go big and learn how to craft a giant (5-foot-tall) gravestone for your front yard Halloween decor.

Make This Easy-to-Sew Spider Hand Puppet for Halloween Oct 10, 2023

No sewing machine is required for this darling spider hand puppet!

How to Make a DIY Hydroponic System Oct 6, 2023

Get growing with your own DIY hydroponic garden system. We've got everything you need to know for getting started in hydroponic ga …

5 Easy DIY Halloween Headbands Sep 29, 2023

Looking for the perfect headgear for Halloween? Craft one of these easy-to-make headbands — googly monster eyes, spiderweb, deely …

How to Make Fake Blood Sep 28, 2023

Looking to take your Halloween costume or decor to the next level? Make this easy, edible fake blood recipe using things you proba …

How to Make Giant Spiderwebs for Halloween Sep 28, 2023

By: Jessyca Williams

The secret to great-looking Halloween spiderweb decorations? Beef netting — the kind butchers use to wrap meats. It easily stretch …

Black Gothic Halloween Front Porch Decor Sep 26, 2023

By: Jessyca Williams

Dress up your front entry with this elegant but creepy floral seating area. All your guests and ghouls will want to stop and sit f …

How to Make Scary Halloween Candles Out of Pool Noodles Sep 26, 2023

By: Jessyca Williams

Learn how to inexpensively make a haunted-house-worthy spooky candelabra using pool noodles, battery operated candles and a few ba …

DIY Outdoor Halloween Decoration: Illuminated Life-Size Witch Sep 25, 2023

By: Jessyca Williams

Light up your yard and greet trick-or-treaters with this easy-to-make, lovely lady.

3 Easy Halloween Costumes Made From a Little Black Dress Sep 22, 2023

Take on Halloween in style with these three simple costumes — silent film star, bat and spiderweb — that all begin with a black dr …

How to Make a 'Broomba': A Robot Vacuum Turned Into a Halloween Witch’s Broom Sep 15, 2023

Turn your robotic vacuum into the life of your Halloween party by transforming it into a self-moving witch's broom.

20 (Almost!) Free Updates for the Bedroom 21 Photos

Don't let a modest budget stand between you and the bedroom of your dreams. Breathe new life into your boudoir with these budget-f …

How to Make a DIY Terra-Cotta Pumpkin Jack-O'-Lantern Sep 15, 2023

Terra-cotta pumpkins make for pretty autumn decor, but they also cost a pretty penny to buy. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with t …

25 Mom, Dad and Baby Halloween Costumes to Buy or DIY 25 Photos

From newborns to tweens, find matching costume ideas for parents and children to wear together.

30+ Funny (and Punny) DIY Halloween Costumes 32 Photos

Looking for a low-budget, last minute Halloween costume sure to get some laughs? Look no further than these clever, easy ideas.

How to Make a 'Dying to Meet You' Welcome Sign for Halloween Sep 9, 2023

Dress up your porch or doorway with this glowing, easy-to-make Halloween outdoor decoration that uses basic craft supplies, a batt …

How to Make a Skeleton Chandelier for Halloween Sep 6, 2023

Learn how to turn a thrifted light fixture into stylish and spooky lighting decor for Halloween.

How to Make a Halloween Skull Topiary Sep 6, 2023

Dress up your entryway for Halloween with this easy-to-build topiary that uses a tomato cage, an urn planter and plastic skulls.

55 (Almost!) Free Living Room Updates 56 Photos

Don't let a barely there budget keep you from creating a room you'll love living in. Get creative with our best ideas for updating …

12 Things to Include in Your Wedding Welcome Bags Aug 8, 2023

Welcome out-of-town guests to your wedding festivities with a thoughtful bag brimming with everything they need for the weekend ah …

Difference Between Laminate and Vinyl Flooring Jul 31, 2023

By: John Riha and Emily Fazio

Vinyl and laminate flooring options offer affordability and durability for homeowners, but each of these popular options comes wit …

10 Questions We Have for Mercury Stardust, TikTok's Famous 'Trans Handy Ma'am' Sep 6, 2023

Mercury Stardust is a popular TikTok creator, author, speaker, LGBTQIA+ advocate and burlesque performer who wants renters and hom …