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.

DIY Mini Christmas Tree for Next to Nothing

By C.A. Simonson

Repurpose tomato cages into Christmas trees.

Capper's Farmer Holiday Gift Guide 2017: For the Car, Shop, Home & Craft Room

Find smart, practical gifts for the car, shop, craft room and home.

How to Build a Saddle Rack

By Gina McKnight

Learn how to build your own saddle rack!

Homemade Root Beer: Part One

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

Root Beer is one of the greatest refreshments on a hot muggy day and home made is all that much better.


Easy to Make Suet Bird Feeders

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

Birds can use the extra fat that comes with a suet feeder when winter winds blow.

Stalking the Wild Christmas Tree

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

We successfully hunt down and capture a beautiful wild Christmas tree without getting into trouble.

My Olive Curing Experiment

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

The fifteen Mission olive trees on our ranch are begging for something to be done with their fruit.

How to Make an Almost Cost-Free Livestock Feeder

By Renee-Lucie Benoit

This feeder is easy and cheap to make, and it is safe and effective for your livestock.