Posts Tagged‘diy’

10 Fun Art Projects to Give Life to Your Walls

Are you tired of staring at the same boring, blank walls at home? If so, here are 10 fun art projects that should liven things up a little. The minimal look might still be popular, but nothing adds elegance and personality to your home like some new artwork. However, if your budget doesn’t stretch to buying art, there’s always the option of creating your own. Not only will it be more original and a great conversation starter when guests come over, you’ll also save a lot of money. And for those of you who aren’t blessed with artistic talent, don’t…

5 Fantastic Ways to Bring the Outdoors to the Indoors

Source Intuitively, many of us know how good nature is for our health and happiness, and these days, an increasing number of scientific studies is proving just how true this is. This comes as no surprise, considering how many of us feel so revitalized after spending time among the trees, rivers, and mountains, or under the sparkling grandeur of a starry sky. Given the many positive benefits of engaging with nature, it makes perfect sense to incorporate elements of the natural world into our homes. In this article, we’ll provide you with a few tips on how you can bring…

4 Problems Lurking in Your Closet and How to Stop Them

When you think of your most valuable assets, you probably don’t think of your closet. You should, though. A study indicates that the average woman’s closet has $2,000 worth of personal belongings. What you also may not know is that these goods are at risk. Here are four problems lurking in your closet and how to stop them. Lack of Air Image via Flickr by njhomepictures With so much invested in your clothes, you’re likely to try to protect your best pieces. In doing so, you could cause unintentional harm. When you take your clothes to the dry cleaner, the store…

The dangers of DIY jobs in the home

DIY is a great way to save a little cash when updating or repairing your home. It’s also a great way to put yourself in harm’s way; every year, hundreds of thousands of people require an emergency room visit due to injuries sustained from DIY gone awry. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Simply knowing which jobs are reasonably safe – and which should be left to the experts – is all it takes to limit your chances of ending up with an injury. Here are some of the most dangerous DIY jobs that are best left to…

The Health Risks Attached to DIY

We are a nation that simply loves our DIY, many of us opt to make our own home improvements or repairs in order to keep the costs down when it comes to paying professionals and many simply love to get their overalls on and embark upon a DIY project. A recent survey found that the average Brit spends around £210 annually on DIY projects with Generation X-ers leading the charge, 29% of them are planning projects for 2017. Women look to be turning their attitudes towards up cycling with 40% being up for this challenge compared with men, when it…

DIY tips for inspirational home décor

One does not need a degree or special qualifications to carry out DIY, and one does not need to be a professional interior designer to create a home that inspires confidence and inspiration. With a few simple tweaks and changes, and a great dash of imagination, it is possible to bring a home truly to life. Home improvement Improving one’s home need not cost the earth. While money spent on a home is often money well spent, as it enhances the property and may add value to it, any home improvement that is a DIY project is often carried out…