Blog Posts - Do It Yourself



DIY Halloween Tangerine Pumpkins!

These Halloween tangerine/orange pumpkins are a healthy and fun recipe to make. Not only will kids enjoy these treats, but so will the adults!                It's really easy to make! Here are the ing...
by Twenties And Fabulous on Oct 26, 2016

DIY Financial Planning: Yay or Nay? (Part 2)

Last week, I talked about DIY Financial Planning and Hiring a Professional, Fee-only Financial Planner (not a salesperson!). Let me tell you that I started out with DIY financial planning, but I still ended up getting into the financial world, learni...

DIY financial planning: Yay or nay? (Part 1)

An interesting response from last week’s topic of “Is your financial advisor a planner or salesperson?” is that rather than spend money to get a financial planner, one should consider the route of “Free” D.I.Y. Financial Planning.D.I.Y. mea...

Blogparade – Basteln, Do-it-yourself – Geschenke oder anderes selbst machen?

Nun ist es Zeit, unsere zweite Blogparade ins Leben zu rufen. Als Thema haben wir uns „Basteln, DIY – Geschenke oder anderes selbst machen? „ überlegt. Heutzutage ist schnell ein Gutschein oder etwas anderes gekauft, aber freut sic...
by Aktiv durch das Leben on Sep 7, 2016

New Product: Saltwash

I wanted to introduce you to our newest DIY product now available in the shop and online, it’s called Saltwash! Saltwash® … continue reading...
by Stylish Patina on Aug 10, 2016

DIY: Banner

I adore banners. I have made them multiple times for different occasions. It is a sweet little touch to add to any event that you may be having, or quite simply to add decor to a child’s bedroom. After making a banner for my friends baby shower...
by This Librarian's Life on May 11, 2016

DIY: Decorating Wine Glasses

I love to make my own gifts for people. Sometimes it is easier to purchase a gift card and such, but I tend to try and make things more personal and fun. This isn’t always an easy task but seeing that I love to craft and make things, it makes t...
by This Librarian's Life on Apr 27, 2016

Build The Easiest Step Stool

Yes, we all keep seeing these ultra cute step stools on Pinterest and Facebook. But guys, they’re the easiest to build. If you can make a pocket hole and know how to use a drill, this tutorial will take under 10 minutes to do! So first things f...
by The Rugged Rooster on Mar 24, 2016

Stop Shrinking Your Clothes

Just the other day when I was doing laundry I realized that one of my very favorite tips lies in the laundry room. I am self-admittedly one of the worst laundress around. Not even sure if that is a term, but let’s just say washing clothes well...
by A Thoughtful Place on Feb 26, 2016

My New Favorite Sewing Table

I can’t believe I finally found time to sit down and put together a blog post!  I tell ya, February is a crazy month around here.  I have three birthdays and four Valentines day parties to get through.  Breathing is optional. No seriously. J...
by Mommie Cooks on Feb 21, 2016

How to Reset the Security Code of a Toyota Factory Stereo

Toyota car stereos are equipped with an anti-theft feature that requires a four-digit access code. The feature is activated whenever the head unit is disconnected from the power source. After repairs or replacement, you will need to reset the access...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 28, 2016

Butler’s Pantry

So excited to share our butler’s pantry with you today! We designed and built it ourselves and it just may be one of our favorite spots in our home. It’s now a spot that boasts a wine refrigerator, cookbooks, extra stemware, serving piece...
by A Thoughtful Place on Jan 18, 2016

2015 in Review | Projects & Tips

January is such a nice time to look back and reflect on the past year. On New Year’s Eve, while out to our favorite Chinese restaurant, we asked the children the three things they are most proud of for the year. It was both interesting and real...
by A Thoughtful Place on Jan 7, 2016

How to Prep a Concrete Slab Floor for Painting

So you’ve ripped up your carpet and are ready to clean up the slab.  Hooray! Before you can paint it, you have to prep it by getting rid of the glue as well as removing the tack strips and repair the holes. How to Prep a Concrete Slab Floor fo...
by The Bold Abode on Oct 21, 2015

How to Rip Up Carpet

Ugh. Carpet. I loathe carpet like it’s a pimple on my dimple.  We’re so hard on it that every carpet we’ve ever had has turned into zombie carpet within months.  It’s grimy and gross and worn down and is basically just a pe...
by The Bold Abode on Oct 20, 2015

Rose Water Benefits For Skin And How To Use It Properly

Rose water is a major beauty trend this season and the rose water benefits for skin are diverse. You should definitely try it and be amazed of its pureness. The post Rose Water Benefits For Skin And How To Use It Properly appeared first on Estilo Ten...
by Estilo Tendances on Oct 8, 2015

DIY Coffee Trick or Treat Pail

I am back today with the step by step instructions for the DIY Coffee Trick or Treat Pail (extra whip, of course). It’s a super simple project and a great compliment to the DIY Donut Costume I made.  So let’s get straight to it. In this...
by A Thoughtful Place on Oct 6, 2015

Homemade Air Freshner Spray

We are always looking for ways to relax our mind and body through different ways, meditation, music, deep breathing techniques or a relaxing, soothing warm bath. There is no dispute regarding the effectiveness of these methods, but I think the best w...
by Diary of a Homemaker on Aug 24, 2015

Back to School Banner

Can hardly believe it’s that time of year again! I know many of you already sent kiddos back to school. We have just one more weekend and then the children go back on Tuesday. Where in the world has the summer gone?  While I am excited to get...
by A Thoughtful Place on Aug 20, 2015


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