How to Build a Wagon From Pallets

Wooden pallets are versatile pieces that you can upcycle and turn into something else. Instead of throwing them away, they’re being converted to tables, benches, storage racks, and many other things. As with most DIY projects, the only limit is your imagination. Another project that you can do if you have wooden pallets at home […]

DIY Mouse Trap

They scurry across alleyways and countertops. They chew through trash cans and cereal boxes. They make a sound that’s something between a hiss, a squeak, and a chatter. And, despite our efforts, their number always seems to be growing. Rats and mice can be a problem, especially when left uncontrolled. They carry diseases, damage property, […]

How to Turn Old Garden Hose Into a Basket

Our next door neighbour recently threw out several garden hoses. He said his son gave him several new ones. “Out with the old, in with the new,” he added. For me, it was perfect timing. I recently came across a DIY project involving old garden hoses. So I asked him if I could have his […]

DIY Fire Extinguisher Mini Bar

We all have stuff that no longer serves any purpose around the house. Either it’s “still OK,” or it “might come in handy.” In extreme cases, this kind of thinking might lead to hoarding, but if you’re creative enough, you can solve the problem with clever repurposing. Do you have an empty fire extinguisher at […]

How to Make Denim Pocket Organizer

Admit it or not, denim is a must-have in every closet. Regardless of one’s gender, denim never goes out of style. And there’s a reason for this. Denim garments remain popular in part due to their extraordinary durability. A high-quality pair of jeans can last for years – or even decades – and they look, fit, […]

How to Turn a Bath Tub into a Chair

A friend of mine wanted to open a resto-bar with an antique/vintage theme. As much as possible, he wants most of his furniture and decors to come from recycled or re-purposed materials. Re-purposing is a great way to keep things out of the dump and to give your home or business a little décor boost. […]

How to Make Your Own Fur Bench

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A bench is a functional piece of furniture, used in various ways. However, a bench is just a bench until you add faux fur into it, and then it becomes THE bench – functional and stylish. After all, nothing else says chic more than fur. If you have an old, boring bench and you want to […]

DIY license plate birdhouse

DIY license plate birdhouse

I stumbled upon several old license plates from a neighbor’s yard sale and I immediately grabbed several of them. For a few weeks, I contemplated on what to do with my garden – something rustic, cute, and charming. Seeing the pile of old license plates, inspiration hit me: I am going to build a birdhouse […]

Turn a cable spool into a duck house!

Cable Spool Duck House

We’ve had cat castles, stylish crates for dogs, even houses for chooks, and now we have one for ducks too! Do you want a large and spacious house for your ducks? Then this cable spool duck house just might be the one you are looking for! It’s a large pet shelter that’s very straightforward that you can […]

Build your own pizza oven from a propane tank!

Do you have access to old propane tanks? Then you can have yourself an awesome DIY pizza oven! We’ve featured a propane tank turned pizza oven project before, but this one is a simpler and easier project to do. It involves minimal modification, which is great especially for first time steel/metal DIY-ers. Its size is great […]