Do It Yourself Projects

DIY projects for the homemade life! Crafts and techniques, hand and power tools, repurpose and recycle, sewing and quilting, and woodworking.

Raw Edge Concrete Plant Stand

Written and Photos by Lily Ardor

Learn how to build your own DIY raw edge concrete plant stand to highlight your favorite leafy companions while giving them a sturdy foundation.

How to Make Beaded Blossoms

Story and Photos by Hazel Blomkamp

Learn how to make beautiful, three-dimensional beaded flowers to use as textural accents in your embroidery projects.

Homemade Flannel Pillowcases

Written by Rebecca Martin with Photos by Allison Sarkesian

These easy-to-sew flannel pillowcases make a great gift for any occasion, and can be customized to fit every style.

DIY Christmas Gifts

Written and Photos by Jonathan Olivier

Skip the lines at the mall, and learn how you can craft these homemade gifts for your loved ones, from scented candles, to a holder for your mugs.


Crocheted Bear Hood

Written by Tammy Flores with Photos by Tanya Haswell

When cold weather threatens to send your little bear wannabes into hibernation, you can dress them in this warm homemade hood.

Rustic Luminary Project

By Traci Smith

This luminary project is a great way to create a soft glow on a table or mantle, while showcasing loved ones at the same time.

Photo Frame Craft Projects

By Traci Smith

Turn inexpensive picture frames into charming creations such as luminaries, trays and wall decor for your home with these simple projects.

Multipurpose Tray Project

By Traci Smith

This all-purpose tray can be used for a variety of things, such as carrying condiments outdoors for a summer gathering, and serving as a catch-all tray.

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