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.

Creative DIY Home Projects

These items can be found easily at salvage stores and promise unconventional DIY home projects with a big payoff.

DIY Soda Bottle Seed-Starters

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

How Clutter Can Affect Your Health

Discover how clutter and your health are connected, and get tips for how to start decluttering your space for better overall well-being.

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.

10 Ways to Reuse Your Cosmetic Containers

Don’t throw out that old makeup compact! Repurpose and reuse it. Here are the top ten upcycled projects you can do with cosmetic containers whether you’re an expert crafter or not.

How to Start a Compost Bin

Have you ever wondered about the difficulties of starting a compost bin? Check out our recommendations and suggestions for composting as well as its benefits for your garden.

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.

Building Fairy Gardens For Kids

One guest blogger loves building fairy houses for kids and with kids. She never ceases to be amazed at their instinct for this activity. They see things in nature to use and create with that we could never imagine. Check out some fairy garden ideas from the brightest children.

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.

Herbal Projects: Make Your Own Toothpaste

Whether you're worried about your synthetic chemical intake or simply want to save some money, making your own herbal toothpaste or powder can be a simple change.

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.