DIY

12 Fun Ways to Give Experiences Instead of Stuff

Running out of ideas for things to give? Take your giving to the fourth dimension and give your recipient the gift of time well spent.

Best Money Tips: 60 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers

Today we found some fantastic articles on DIY stocking stuffers, the worst money mistakes you can make, and saving on holiday photo cards.

8 DIYs For a Sparkling Clean Bathroom

From air to toilet to tub, keep your bathroom nice and clean with these easy (and effective!) DIY cleaners.

15 Great DIY Gifts for Geeks

Whether your geek is into comics, Star Wars, Lego, or steampunk, you can make a cool, thoughtful gift they'll love once for being DIY and twice for being nerdcore.

Make Old Furniture Shine With These Simple Refinishing Tricks

Find a beat-up piece of wood furniture? Don't just paint it — try your hand at stripping and staining, and let the gorgeous wood show through.

20 Great Uses for a Bandana

From survival first aid to home decor, a colorful, inexpensive bandana is as versatile as it is cheap. Learn more about what a square of cotton cloth can do.

15 Common Kitchen Cast-Offs You Can Repurpose Into Cool New Things

There's gold in your kitchen, as long as you know where to look. Try these new, creative uses for stuff most people throw away.

40 Ways to Use Spray Paint for Cheap and Easy Decorating

Need to touch up an old wheelbarrow? Create holiday decorations? Punch up an interior space? Reach for a can of versatile, easy-to-use spray paint.

18 Cheap and Attractive Ideas for Bookshelves

Reading means books, and books mean a storage problem. Keep your favorites close with one of these affordable, nice-looking book storage solutions.

DIY Bedbug Detector Is Cheap and Effective and Full of Science

If you suspect you may have bedbugs, but aren’t sure how to test for them, try this DIY bedbug detector before calling in the bug sniffing dogs.

Best Money Tips: DIY Gifts for Dad

Today we found some awesome articles on DIY gifts for dads, meaningful and unique wedding gifts, and how to save on running shoes, gear, and events.

Ask the Readers: What DIY Projects Do You Do?

Tell us about your DIY projects and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

10 Home DIY Projects You Can Do in One Day

A one-day DIY project can spruce up your home and give you a sense of accomplishment without the time commitment of a bigger project.

Best Money Tips: How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you how to get rid of those nasty bed bugs, why you should really unplug your computer at night, and how to make a c

Best Money Tips: Homemade Car Cleaning Products

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share a recipe for homemade car wax, how to coo

How To Turn a 2-liter Bottle Of Water Into a 50-Watt Lightbulb

It's not often I'm taken aback by the simplicity and power of an invention, but this one does it for me. It's cheap, anyone can make one and it literally changes lives. Welcome to

How To Make Your Own Soda, Tidy A Room In Three Minutes, Cure A Hangover And Become A Movie Extra. Phew!

I’m a big fan of Howcast. Their website is a treasure trove of information, and you can also find their videos on popular sites like Metacafe and YouTube. Sometimes their advice is

How to bake sourdough bread (and save a buck on every loaf)

I doubt if the cost of yeast is really breaking your household budget. If you bake a lot you probably already buy yeast in bulk, so you're not paying the per-packet price anyway.

My Kitchen Could Be a Yeast Farm

The free things in life are few -- but one of them, it turns out, is yeast. It's floating all around you, and getting it out of the air and into your bread is easier than you might

Getting by without a job, part 4--get free stuff

There are all kinds of ways to get stuff without money. You can grow it in a garden, gather it from the wild, make it yourself, get it as a gift, scavenge it from trash, or get it