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You Don’t Have to Be a DIY Pro to Make This Hanging Herb Garden

An easy project you can do in a weekend.

This Mom Is Making Play Versions of Everyday Items Out of Leftover Cardboard

A clever learning tool before her kids can use the real thing.

6 Paint Projects You Shouldn’t Tackle Solo

Leave these to the pros.

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Why Appliance Meetings Matter, and Other Lessons From a Ground-Up Build

Like how to design around sunlight.

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Bella Hadid’s Backyard Swing DIY Is Your Easy Afternoon Project

You don’t have to be a power-tool pro.

Disguise Your Ugly (But Still Functional) Oven for $60

This designer’s fridge got a paint job, too.

Who Says Gallery Walls and Shelves Can’t Coexist Harmoniously?

An inside-the-box project is proof otherwise.

A Paper Lantern DIY to Try With Your Kids—And Show Off in Your Backyard

How this mom is celebrating Eid al-Adha at home.

Amanda Seyfried’s $2 Crochet Project Is Surprisingly Easy

Possibly the cutest DIY this year.

These 100-Year-Old Doors Make All Other Room Dividers Pale in Comparison

How Anthony D’Argenzio created a movable wall.

How to Paint Bathroom Tile, According to Someone Who DIYed It

Don’t skimp on sealer.

How to Turn Your Backyard Into an Open-Air Movie Theater

All you need is a king-size sheet and some kid-friendly snacks.

Every WFH Setup Needs These 2 Things, According to Orlando Soria

He shares his advice ahead of the premiere of his new HGTV series.

7 Ways to Make Your Stock Tank Feel Like a Grown-Up Pool

Stay cool without spending a fortune.

I Couldn’t Find My Dream Coffee Table, So I Had One Custom-Made

Here’s everything you need to know.

A New Zealand Stylist Shares Her $100 Nursery Room DIY

Two words: indoor fort.

Kitchen Renovations Can Be Expensive, But Your Cabinets Don’t Have to Be

Designers spill their secret sources.

I DIYed My Dream Island From IKEA Cabinets and Leftover Wood Slats

Sarah Sherman Samuel walks us through her latest project.

5 Ways to Cool Down When You Don’t Have Air-Conditioning

This old-school trick actually works.

Hannah Bronfman Just DIYed a Concrete Table

She brought new life to a 10-year-old piece.

The Cinder Block Sofa on This Chicago Deck Is One of Many Genius DIYs

Planters make great coffee tables.

Small Rooms Don’t Need Small Furniture—And 9 Other Surprising Design Truths

A design duo eliminates the guesswork.

How This Pro DIYed Stained-Glass Windows for Just $16

They even hold up to her 6-year-old’s fingerprints.

This DIYer Removed Her Popcorn Ceilings in One Morning

Get a smooth surface in five steps.

How Many Different Ways Can You Paint a Bookshelf?

A limit does not exist.

5 Designers Share the Quarantine Projects They Finally Finished

What have you checked off your list?

There’s No Secret Recipe for Restoring Wallpaper—But This Approach Is Close

Anthony D’Argenzio walks us through preserving his 100-year-old find.

How to Tile a Bathroom Floor Yourself

Rule number one: Always order extras.

You Can DIY a Trendy Ribbed Console From Cardboard Tubes

This tastemaker’s project has only four steps.

Can’t Introduce Your Baby in Person? Make This Life-Size Poster Instead

An announcement as big as their personality.

A Ceramist Built Her Own Studio Using YouTube Tutorials

How she made do with her $5,000 budget.

From Sink Skirts to Floor Paint: 5 Design Tricks From a Ground-Up Build

Located in dreamy Todos Santos, Mexico.

How to Paint Wood Furniture, Step-by-Step

The third coat’s the charm.

How to DIY This Floating Cabinet, Down to the Cane Doors

No painting required.

Your Next Outdoor DIY: A $600 Pool With Its Very Own Modern Deck

No need to dig a hole in the ground.

4 Pros Predict the Future of Homes Post-Quarantine

From how we’ll decorate to where we’ll shop.

This Outdoor DIY Idea Is Trending, Just in Time for S’mores Season

Go off the grid in your own backyard.

A Serial House Flipper Shares Her Real-Estate Checklist

Including the winning trifecta of features.

I DIYed My Own Candles Using Amazon Supplies

An easy gift idea—for yourself or someone else.

The Key to a Brand-New Sink Isn’t a Sledgehammer

Justina Blakeney shares her how-to.

6 Ways to Use Outdoor Fabric to Spice Up Your Backyard—Beyond Pillows

A staycation is just a weekend project away.

How to Paint Wood Kitchen Cabinets, Step-by-Step

Yes, a hand sander is worth it.

A Freehand Paint Border Is All It Took to Transform This Room

Frieze-worthy trim done on a lazy afternoon.

I’m Keeping My Only Child Busy With Shrinky Dinks and Lots of Drawing

A cardboard camera is handy, too.

This $55 WFH Setup Will Inspire You to Ditch Your Bed

A few IKEA pieces and a whole lot of repurposing.

Nate Berkus’s #1 Tip for Refreshing Your Routine Is So Simple

No furniture rearranging necessary.

This French Artist Is Painting Her Home Full of Flowers to Pass the Time

Sparking joy while sheltering in place.

I’m Dealing With Quarantine by Writing Through the Weirdness

Three prompts to get you journaling, too.

Want to Foster a Dog in Quarantine? Here’s Everything You Need

Make like Leonardo DiCaprio and bring a new furry friend into your home.

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