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If you have just bought a new house and looking to renovate it according to your own requirements and choices, then there are plenty of areas where you can do that. Kitchen is one of those parts of your home that can always be made better with new designs and adding new décor. So why don`t you start with DIY kitchen remodel project before you move to other parts.

Mixing Countertops
When you are looking to install countertops for your kitchen, then you need to carefully select these countertops. If you goes for wooden countertops, then you will find these in reasonable price and they are also very easy to install. Further they can also add different characters to your kitchen. So it depends on you that are you looking to replace entire countertop or just a small standalone area.

Tin Tile Backsplash
This is a unique and easy project that will not cost you more than $100. The good thing is that there are number of advantages that you can get by applying this DIY kitchen remodel project. The biggest of them all is that it has reflective properties which can easily brighten up your kitchen. Further it is really easy to clean and you can also find these in number of finishes according to your fixtures and hardware.

Expose the Walls
Open shelves are one of the great Kitchen remodel projects because it can add a different charm to your kitchen. It will also expose the walls of your kitchen which makes it look bigger. You have different options available when it comes to designing your shelves.

You can choose any of these above mentioned DIY kitchen remodel ideas that goes well with your overall home design and theme.

DIY floating shelves are becoming really popular with every passing day. There are many different reason including its style and budget friendly nature. So if you are also interested in making a floating shelf on your own, then following are the supplies required for this project.

Supplies Required

  • 2” x 10” pine board
  • Bench or hand router
  • Drill press (optional)
  • ½” paddle bit
  • Blind shelf floating support invincible brackets
  • Cloth
  • Sand paper
  • Paint or stain
  • Paintbrush
  • Pencil
  • Level
  • Drill

Steps for Building Floating Shelves

Once you have arranged all the supplies then you need to move forward with building DIY floating shelves.

  • The first and the most important thing you need to do is to gather the material and then to cut the board as per the measurements for which you wanted to have a floating shelf.
  • Now you need to mark the sign where you wanted to put the hardware at the back of the shelf. For this you can using hand router. Further if you are going to use the hardware which is mentioned above then you need to have a notch of ½” deep.
  • The next step should be to drill the holes for fixing the hardware. The holes that you make should be 4” deep. In case if you are facing difficult in drilling straight holes then you can use paddle bit because it will be easier for you to make straight holes using paddle bit.
  • The next step should be to remove all sort of stain and sawdust from the DIY floating shelves. This can be done with the help of sandpaper and then you can paint these shelves with the color that you choose for these shelves.
  • You are almost done with your project. The last thing you need to do is to hang the shelf in its pace. By using the hardware that is mentioned, you will be able to give your floating shelves an advantage of bearing more weight as compare to wooden supports.

If you are looking to add more space to your wardrobe and are searching some ideas, then you have reached right place. Here you will find different easy and exciting DIY wardrobe ideas that can not only make your wardrobe look unique and attractive but can also provide you extra storage facility.

You must have seen that there are many wardrobes, who`s door are of no use. So why don`t you bring to life. You can simply put a mirror on the outer side which can surely provide a great overall look. Further you can also use the inside of your wardrobe door to place some small shelves that can allow you to put different small things on it. Or you may also hang some small baskets which can hold on your different accessories perfectly.

Adding another Rod
If you are looking to add space in your kid’s wardrobe then you can easily add a second hanging rod in the wardrobe. This rod should be placed in the center of your wardrobe. It will not only allow you hang more dresses but you will also place these dresses at little distance from others so they won`t get tangled.

Shoe Shelves
Another easy and interesting DIY Wardrobe idea is to add a shoe shelf. You can do this at the bottom end of your wardrobe. It will surely provide you enough space that you can place 15 pairs of shoes easily in that space. Further you don`t need to have a separate storage option for your shoes. So this will serve your two requirements easily.

These are few of the many easy DIY wardrobe ideas that can help you a great deal in making good storage space in your wardrobe. It is especially really effective for those who are living in small spaces.

Are you getting during your holidays? If yes then why cannot you make these productive? There are so many ways through which you can make a good time pass productive activity. If you are interested in DIY activities then making a DIY snowflakes at home will be a great thing for you. These handmade snowflakes can be used for decoration of your Christmas tree, walls, windows and gifts. The good thing is that you don`t require much expertise as well as lots of material for making a beautiful snowflake on your own. To create these snowflakes, you will just require paper and a pair of scissors. And if you want you can also download a snowflake template, but it is optional not necessary.

Steps for making DIY Snowflakes

  • First of all you need to take a piece of square paper.
  • Now you need to fold this paper in diagonal to make give it a shape of triangle.
  • The next step for your DIY snowflakes is to fold this triangle in half in such a way that its pointed corner meet each other.
  • In the next step, you need to fold this triangle in thirds. It means that you need to overlap the lefthand pointed corner onto the triangle.
  • Now repeat the same for the righthand corner. Here you may require some adjustment to match both sides.
  • Once you are done with this, then you can easily trim the pointed corners.
  • You now have to cut the folded paper in different pattern.
  • At last you simply have to unfold it. You should not be really worried if your DIY snowflakes don`t come up exactly as shown in picture because no two snowflakes are similar.

So this is how you can utilize your free time by creating some beautiful snowflakes at your home.

If you have some free time at home, and you are looking to make this time count by add some beautiful decoration to your home, then try making DIY paper flowers. It is not really difficult to create these flowers on your own. Once you have learned to make these flowers, you will surely try to add as many paper flowers to your home as possible. There are different pattern through which you can come with beautiful paper flowers. It all depends on how you fold the paper and then cut the petals.

Material Required

Craft paper
Small paint brush or round object

Steps for Making DIY Paper Flowers

  • First of all you need to arrange 4 craft papers of identical size. For this project I go with 4 x 4 inches paper.
  • Now you need to fold these papers into half and after that into even thirds.
  • Once you are done with folding the paper, then you need to cut the petal shape. For this you may draw the petal pattern on the folded paper or if you can cut the arch shape you can do so without drawing pattern. Likewise you need to cut 3 more as you should have 4 of these. By doing so you will get 6 petals of DIY paper flower on each paper.
  • Now with the help of round object or small paint brush you can create curves on paper petals.
  • Now simply apply glue to one side of your petal and join it with the opposite side.
  • With this we get 2 pieces having 5 petals, 1 piece having 4 petals, 2 pieces having 3 petals, 1 piece having 2 petals and 2 pieces having I petal each.

To finalize your DIY paper flower, you simply have to start gluing the petaled paper over one another. Make sure that the paper with most petals need to be at the bottom. Try to make a nice arrangement so that your paper flower look nice and attractive.

There are people who love doing different things. Some have hobbies like gardening, reading, cooking etc. and some like creating DIY crafts. In case you are also one of those who wanted to spend your leisure time in making crafts then, have you tried DIY map crafts? If no, then you should surely try these craft, they are really easy to make and can give a beautiful feel in your home. Following are some easy and interesting map craft ideas that can create on your own.

Glass Pendant
Everyone has some favorite places, so why don`t you commemorate your favorite place on your necklace. For this you simply have to cut that place from the map and place it on your necklace.

Covered Wall
Another great DIY map craft idea is to give your study room walls a different and attractive look with the help of world map. If you don`t want to cover entire wall with the map, then you can use it as decoupage medium or atlases. It will also give a nice effect.

Storage Boxes
Do you have some storage boxes in your home? If yes and currently they are not looking nice, then you can easily make them attractive by covering them with world map. Once you do so, then you don`t have to put these shoe boxes or other storage boxes behind closed doors.

Table Top
This is definitely one of the best ideas. You can easily add a DIY map craft on your table top. For this you can even use an old or repurposed table because this new table top can bring it to life. You just have to get a map and apply it as table top with the help of Mod Podge and you will done with a new and attractive table that you can place anywhere in your home.