Creativity and self expression can be done in so many ways. Using old furniture or unique items you find in your home can add a unique style to your home. Recycled furniture like adding a garden gate to your wall gives an added flair. While hanging cooking utensils or pots can add more organization and storage in your kitchen.
What about all those baseball bats? Try building a chair with the great Ash wood of the baseball bat. Using old tubs as dog beds or sofas or even a planter for your backyard. What about an old dresser as a cocktail bar area? This is a great way to maximize the use of recycled furniture. Create a fun project to master and impress your friends with the uniqueness of the piece. Using half tables as wall art and shelving. Or old wagon wheels as tables or sleigh seats as benches. Fencing as a head board or luggage as a table. Pots and water basins as lamps.
Try using old stainless steel utensils as wind chimes to welcome your guests. A rake as a wine glass holder or key holder. Use an old window to make a jewelry organizer. There are so many creative minds that can turn a piece of unused into something special! For some more great ideas, visit our Pinterest board.
Many of us have the desire, skill and passion to perform DIY (Do It Yourself) projects. But some of us do not have the skills for DIY Projects. And even certain projects may require specialized contractor skills like electricians or plumbers that we do not have the skill to perform. While other people may just prefer to hire contractors or interior designers to manage their projects. Skilled and experienced contractors will perform the work because they either are not handy or do not have the time to allocate to a project. Now we talk about project tip 3, to DIY or hire a contractor. Read More
Pool season is upon us and there are some facts that need to be understood, as well as, safety tips that anyone either owning or participating in the use of a pool should understand. It is estimated that 300 children younger than five years old drown in swimming pools and spas and more than 3,200 go to the hospital due to pool injuries annually, US Consumer Product Safety Commission. In pools and spas, hair, jewelry and bathing suits can get caught in drain covers or limbs can get lodged in suction openings. Thus, this causes problems as people and small children get stuck in these situations and some body parts can be held underwater by suction from the filtration systems causing death. Read More
The kitchen generally has a lot of tools to are used to make a variety of recipes. Kitchens often have more items than other parts of the house. So smarter kitchen storage is essential to maximize space in your cooking and serving areas. Leveraging space throughout your kitchen area is the first key to successful storage and organization.
Finding space for every kind of gadget and utensil is important. So being creative with your organization is key. Stacking or standing your cutting boards to create more room is a great way to manage space. Placing your knives in a central location is not only organized but safe. Read More
Budgets, priorities, and time always seem to get in the way of your project ideas. You probably want to get them all done, now or at least in the next 6 – 12 months. But reality sometimes sets in. And all your ideas have to be planned out in terms of priorities, what you need to do now. Reviewing budgets, what you can afford to do now. And time, when you can do them. It is challenging sometimes to manage getting around to getting your projects started and completed. Home projects also tend to get prioritized against all those other things in life, like vacations, cars, education, kids sports, etc. Now we talk about DIY projects tip 2, following the money.
The project planning page in HomeZada is a quick and easy way to see all your wish list projects in one place. In this section of HomeZada, you can learn to space out the projects over months and years for better project management. You can also assign and give yourself quick estimates to help with the financial planning process. All projects require money or time. Sometimes money is lower because some homeowners can perform the tasks themselves. Some couples use HomeZada’s home improvement features to get on the same page in regards to priorities of projects. Which project will start first, how much will it costs and how long will it take to complete the project
This short video shows you how to easily manage all your projects.