Author: DIY Lover

Office Makeover with the ProjectColor App

With a home office, sometimes renovations are necessary to create a good workplace. Kourtni Munoz of House on Longwood Lane was able to take advantage of a few Home Depot products, showing how changing the paint on her bookshelf made her office a place she wanted to work in again. The most embarrassing space in our... The …

Painting the Exterior of our House With the ProjectColor App

When buying a house, we can’t always choose the color of the first house we purchase – especially when buying it blind! Cathy Peshek of  Poor Little It Girl was able to show how The Home Depot’s ProjectColor App was able to transform her house’s exterior into her dream color! I can’t believe it’s been... The …

Fixed vs Wholesale Electricity Plans

Texans are spoiled for options when it comes to paying for electricity. Not only do you get to choose your own electricity provider in the Lone Star State, most providers … READ MORE Fixed vs Wholesale Electricity Plans The post Fixed vs Wholesal...

Accent Wall Paint as Décor in a Master Bedroom

For a master bedroom refresh, choosing a different color paint can drastically transform your space. Monica Benavidez of Monica Wants It was able to take advantage of  Home Depot products, showing how an accent wall can make a huge difference in a bedroom refresh. My master bedroom was looking a bit bare. I took down... The …

Tips for late-summer gardening

(BPT) - Summer may be winding down, but a new opportunity to garden is just beginning. Plenty of vegetables and flowers can be grown successfully in late summer and into fall, so it’s a great time to refresh with plants that either thrive in slig...

5 essential car safety tips for pets

(BPT) - Face it, everyone loves their pets. And they often want to take their pets wherever they're going. In fact, a recent survey by Volvo Car USA and The Harris Poll found that 39% of pet owners would rather go on a road trip with their dog than a f...

DIY Farmhouse Dining Table

Summertime often inspires us to tackle on a project or two. George Lehaf, from Makers Best Friend, took on a small kitchen project to make his space feel new. Follow along as he shows us, step-by-step how he created this farmhouse dinning table. The following instructions will walk you through creating this beautiful, farm-house styled... The …

Should I pay for insurance on a rental car?

(BPT) - Maybe you’re signing the paperwork for a rental car, ready to zip up the West Coast for your end-of-summer vacation, when the agent asks if you’re also going to be adding rental insurance.You pause. The agent starts talking about li...

AC on the fritz? What to do next

(BPT) - Does your home feel uncomfortably warm, even when your AC is running full blast? You may think you can wait until next season to fix this, but with hot and sticky temperatures still lingering, now is the perfect time to upgrade your air conditi...

Southern Front Porch Makeover

The first impression your house makes on new guests is in its curb appeal, particularly the look of the front porch area. To make his home feel more inviting, Mike Poorman of Woodshop Mike took on a full front porch makeover inclusive of fresh paint and stain, and a few key product replacements from The... The …

Kitchen Cabinets Upgrade

Renovating a kitchen is a tough task, especially to tackle alone. With the expert help and guidance of The Home Depot’s kitchen designers, Lindsey Dean of Frills and Drills was able to choose and order the perfect cabinets within her budget. When we built our home 2 years ago we were overwhelmed with the amount of... The …