Sometimes doing your own housework is worth it, and sometimes it isn't. Here's what to think about before you decide to outsource it or just do it yourself.
Oh thrift store, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways!
Some home projects just shouldn’t be attempted by anyone other than a professional. Don’t believe it? Watch these crazy DIY fails.
Stop paying someone else to do things you can do. You're more than capable of learning these 10 skills, and you'll save hundreds per year.
If you can't find an affordable lamp that's perfect for your space, make one! These nine easy lamp projects can get you started.
Don't toss that old denim! The durable and easy to work fabric is well-suited for a number of post-wardrobe uses.
A towel rod can do a lot more than keep your towels off the floor. Read on to learn what else they can do for you.
Clean your clothes without cleaning out your wallet by using these DIY detergents that work great and feature no unpronounceable additives.
Almost everybody enjoys the gift of cash, but a thin envelope isn't much fun to unwrap. Make your next cash gift thoughtful (and fun!) with these clever cash packing ideas.
From air to toilet to tub, keep your bathroom nice and clean with these easy (and effective!) DIY cleaners.
Looking for a fun, frugal, DIY holiday gift? You can make many wonderful gifts from paper, and all you need is a little inspiration, ambition, and a few pieces of paper.
Holiday baking is a sweet tradition, and you'll find plenty of traditional holiday baking ideas here, plus a few new ones for some sweet holiday surprises.
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.
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.
If you've thought about switching to a standing desk but have been put off by the price (or the appearance), consider this collection of affordable, attractive designs.
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.
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.
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.
Reading means books, and books mean a storage problem. Keep your favorites close with one of these affordable, nice-looking book storage solutions.
That old couch ain't much to look at and it's worse to sit in, but it doesn't have to be that way. Refresh it with these simple hacks.
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