Articles on DIY

Milking It: 5 Easy Homemade Cheeses

From cottage cheese to mozzarella and more, these five cheeses are delicious and totally easy to make at home.

Home Improvements That Pay Off

If you're eventually planning to sell your home want to spruce it up, follow these suggestions to make savvy improvements that provide the best ROI.

25 Gifts You Can Make Today

Have a last-minute celebration? There's still time to craft an affordable, meaningful homemade gift with one of these 25 awesome ideas.

How to Get Rid of Bees

These buzzy insects are important for pollination, but they're not quite fun when they're within stinging distance of your front door. Here's how to deal with them.

No-Sew Ways to Update Your Wardrobe

If you have some outdated clothes that you want to revive, these easy updates will give you a new look, no needle and thread required.

15 Ways to Recycle and Reuse Old T-shirts

Give your old T-shirts a new life with these DIY ideas ranging from highly personalized quilts to durable pet toys to household rags and much more.

How to Clean Silver Naturally

If you have heirloom silverware or silver jewelry that needs a good polish, learn how to clean it without resorting to harsh chemicals.

Repaint Your Old Furniture for a Budget Décor Update

Give new life to your old furniture with this step-by-step guide to applying good old-fashioned paint.

10 Gardening Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Finally, my black thumb has turned green, and I can pick fresh vegetables for our dinner several nights a week. Learn from my trial and error.

6 High-Tech Tools to Help Your Garden Grow

From identifying flowers to knowing the best time to plant those peas, bring your old-fashioned garden up to snuff with these six stellar tech tools.

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

How to Make an Easter Basket for a Grown Man

This year, play Peter Cottontail and surprise your guy with an incredible basket filled with his favorite things.

Should You Repair a Dripping Faucet?

Sure, that dripping faucet might be annoying, but does it make financial sense to fix it? Find out with these simple calculations.

Homemade and Store Bought Mouse Trap Designs That Work

If you have an unwelcome visitor in your home, you probably already have everything you need to make humane, or deadly, mouse traps.

How to Fix a Bike Flat

The open road, miles away from home (and cell coverage), is no place to discover that you don’t know how to repair a flat tire. Learn now.

How to Make a Piggy Bank

Since I don't like being weighed down by these precious metals or the idea of losing them, I've started saving all of my loose coins in a do-it-yourself piggy bank.

6 Items You Might Have Forgotten in Your Emergency Kit

Building an emergency kit is a key step in disaster preparedness. Here's a look at six items you might have left off the list of necessities.

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies

Instead of spending oodles of cash on toys your pup is only going to rip apart, make these cheap, easy, and sturdy dog toys with items you already have.

Houses You Can Build Yourself

From eco-friendly prefab kits to dwellings built out of other people's trash, the possibilities for building your own home are only limited by your imagination.