How to Refinish a Door

Learn how to make a worn-out door look great again, from removing varnish from wood to fixing rot and applying a new coat of paint.

DIY Soda Bottle Seed-Starters

Save money and plastic consumption by repurposing old soda bottles into containers and greenhouses for your seedlings.

DIY Pillows: How to Refresh Old Pillows

The three Rs—reduce, reuse and recycle—take on a whole new meaning when you think of creative ways to use things you have around the house to make something new. Learn how to refresh sad pillows, and even make new do-it-yourself ones, out of existing items you have lying around the house.

Make Your Own Reed Diffuser Oil

Try your hand at making your own reed diffuser oil. This fun DIY project keeps homes smelling clean and fresh without the use of possibly harmful chemicals.

10 Homemade Holiday Gifts

This holiday season, avoid the shopping frenzy and make your own gifts straight from the heart. These homemade holiday gift ideas are fun and should cover nearly everyone on your shopping list.

5 Wine Cork Crafts

Upcycle old wine corks into fun yet functional items with these five wine cork crafts.

3 Favorite Home Remodeling Blogs

These three great design blogs share inspiration to redecorate our homes on a budget—using rescued and reclaimed items.

DIY Tiki Torches

Make your own tiki torch and fend off mosquitoes at the same time.

Gardening With Disabilities: Jump-Start Seedlings Indoors

Starting seeds indoors is economical, fun, and easy to do for most anyone. Gardening under lights can be as simple or complex, inexpensive or expensive as you desire. Starts can then be planted outdoors in easily accessed containers or raised beds.

Recycled DIY Dog Bed

Build a sustainable dog bed out of recycled T-shirts or newspapers. When placed in a revamped end table, it makes a nice piece of doggie furniture, too.

Gardening Tips: Easy Indoor Compost

Whether you don't have the space for outdoor composting or you just want to get to work on your gardening preparations as soon as possible, this indoor composting method is a simple way to start.

Green Your Life: DIY Repurposed Bird Feeders

The weather outside is frightful, and feeding birds is so delightful. All it takes to make one of these great bird feeders is a dip in the recycling bin, bird seed and a little creativity. 

Green Rookie: Sewing Starters

It’s easy to cut back on consumption, reuse great fabrics and add style to your rooms when you tackle basic sewing projects.