Category: DIY Projects

Harvest Stackable Pumpkin Decor

Transform your front door for fall with simple, seasonal pumpkin decor. Courtney Hamby of The Hamby Home shares her tips for creating a eye catching Harvest porch. This is Courtney’s contribution to the Halloween and Harvest Style Challenge series on The Home Depot Blog. Every year we invite some of the best design and DIY bloggers to create Halloween- and fall-ready... The …

DIY Trick or Treat Skeleton Porch

Skeletons decorations are must haves for your porch this Halloween. See how Aniko Levai of Place of My Taste got a little creative with skeleton decorations for the perfect mix of scary and chic for her front porch. This is Aniko’s contribution to our Halloween Style Challenge series here on The Home Depot Blog. Every year we invite... The …

How to Build a Giant Pegboard Accent Wall

This giant pegboard accent wall is trendy and quite practical. For Rachel Metz, of Living to DIY, it’s an eye-catching accent wall to her office space. We could easily see it working in a kid’s bedroom, or casual bonus room. Rachel shows us the steps to follow so you can build your own pegboard accent wall... The …

Water Heater Closet Turned Into Open Shelved Pantry

After realizing the potential of the water heater closet in her home, Courtney Weston, of Always Rooney, decided to turn it into a functional space. Read on to see how Courtney turned it into an open shelved pantry! Water Heater Closet Turned Into Open Shelved Pantry In an 1100 sq. ft. home, my husband and I... The …

DIY Cornhole Game for Tailgates or Backyard Fun

  This DIY cornhole game is sure to be a hit at tailgates and backyard cookouts. Jennifer Largesse of Build Basic designed this DIY cornhole board– or bag toss game– to have fold-down legs to make storing and transporting it easy. All you’ll need is some project panel, common hardware and some simple tools. Customize it with... The …

How to Create an Ombre Dresser Using Chalked Paint

This ombre dresser looks great in a child’s room, but the painted ombre look is popular throughout the house these days. Natalie Dalpias, The Creative Mom, used chalked paint to create the ombre effect on this old dresser. And as you’ll see, it’s an easy paint project that’s fun to do. Painted Ombre Dresser Project I... The …

How To Build a DIY Faux Fireplace with Extra Storage

If your home doesn’t have a fireplace, build a DIY faux fireplace! Ashley Basnight, who writes Handmade Haven, built her own faux fireplace. Not only is it cute and on-trend with its sliplap sides and limewashed faux brick, Ashley also included some extra storage space! Here’s her step-by-step tutorial. Build a DIY Faux Fireplace for... The …

6 Steps to the Perfect Limewashed Brick Backsplash

a Limewashed brick is popular these days. The unique, distressed look it produces is classic, and goes so well in many different decor styles. Courtney Clymer, who writes Lifestyled Atlanta, wanted to create her own limewashed brick backsplash in her kitchen. She gave it a go, and discovered it’s a surprisingly easy look to achieve.... The …

DIY Painted Stencil Bathroom Floor

This painted stencil bathroom floor project totally changed the look of the room. It was a lot cheaper than re-tiling the floor, too. It’s the work of Mallory and Savannah of Classy Clutter. They used chalked paint in black and white for a bold contrast to match the large, eye-catching flower pattern of the stenciled The …

The Easy Way to Paint a House

The easy way to paint a house is by using a paint sprayer. But painting a house also involves some prep work to make the job go smoothly and to get the best results. Stephanie and Vicki Kubiak of Mother Daughter Projects used a paint sprayer to paint Stephanie’s house. Here they walk you through all the The …