Articles on DIY

18 Awesome, Practically Free Upcycled Craft Projects

One of the easiest ways to cut crafting costs is to source inexpensive supplies, and what could be cheaper than the recycling bin?

10 Inexpensive Spring Spruce-Up Ideas for Your Home

Are you ready for some spring redecorating...but your wallet isn't? Don't worry! You can spruce up your space with these 10 budget-friendly DIY ideas.

20 Awesome Uses for Milk Crates

Milk crates are storage stalwarts because they're cheap and sturdy, but they can do so much more than just store books and LPs.

How to Make Your Own Curtains

Curtains are an easy DIY sewing project. Plus, by making your own, you'll save money on window coverings and get exactly what you want.

How to Do a One-Day, Do-It-Yourself Bankruptcy

While filing for bankruptcy should be an emergency measure, it's possible to file in one day if you're in urgent need of protection. Here's how.

A Guide to Online Brokers for Investing Newbies (and Beyond)

Online brokers are known for cheap stock trades, but there's more to consider when selecting a firm. Use this guide to make a choice that works for you.

7 Ways to Deal With Unwanted Gifts

The holidays are a time for giving...and receiving things you don't want. Here are seven ways to deal with gifts you just won't use.

30 Easy Holiday Crafts for Kids

While you're busy preparing the food or cleaning the house for the in-laws, take advantage of these 30 crafty ways to distract the wee ones!

Better Than Barbie: 5 Free Toys Kids Will Love

There's a good chance that the "junk" around your home could become your kids' favorite toys (and they can even make great Christmas gifts).

Gift Giving Hacks That Will Save Your Money and Your Sanity

When one writer married into a huge family, gift giving got really complicated. Discover her savvy suggestions for saving money and time.

10 Frugal-but-Classy Appetizers

Delicious appetizers are part of what make parties awesome — and what can make them expensive, too. Keep costs down with these recipes.

Win Your Next Potluck With One of These 23 Cheap, Easy Potluck Dishes

These tasty, simple recipes for appetizers, main dishes, salads, and desserts won't break your bank, but will win you accolades.

20 Great, Free Gift Ideas

You don't need money to give great gifts — instead, give the gift of your time with one of these awesome coupon ideas.

Skip the Trade-In: Why You Should Sell Your Car Privately

If you're in the market for new wheels, find out why it might be smarter to skip the trade-in and sell your old car yourself.

10 Fun Toys and Games You Can Make at Home

Tired of spending $30 on a single toy? Here are 10 super-fun toys and games you can make at home with common items.

Best Money Tips: Halloween Costumes to Make on the Cheap

Today we found some great articles on Halloween costumes to make on the cheap, saving for retirement, and fees you should always negotiate.

Fall Cleaning 101: The Spic-and-Span Basics of Making Your Home Sparkle

Spring isn't the only cleaning-worthy season! This all-encompassing list will help you get your place in shape for autumn and beyond.

White On! 9 Alternative Uses for Bleach

Bleach is more versatile than you think. When you use your imagination, it can be downright amazing. Here are nine cool uses for that bottle under the sink.

The Awesomeness of Sodium Bicarbonate: 27 Uses for Baking Soda

Sucking up smells! Scrubbing away stains! Soothing stomachs! Discover all the great uses for this wonderful, unassuming, and inexpensive stuff.

Kitchen Hacks: I Can Make This in That?

Jam in the freezer? Bread from a Crock-Pot? Oh, yes! Discover all of the tasty treats you can make in unexpected ways.