It's just the two of you now. Use our ideas to transform your now-empty house into the home of your dreams. These weekend projects include easy and cheap projects such as switching light switch covers, adding new lighting to your living room and rearranging your bedroom furniture.

It's just the two of you now. Use our ideas to transform your now-empty house into the home of your dreams. These weekend projects include easy and cheap projects such as switching light switch covers, adding new lighting to your living room and rearranging your bedroom furniture.

DIY Address Plaque & Planter Box  Once we had everything cut and ready to go, I painted all the wood. Since this was going to be outside, I used KILZ primer to ensure a lasting finish. Then painted all the wood in black. Then of course a coat of polyurethane to seal it. Now time to put the address numbers on. We found our house numbers at The Home Depot. They can be used two different ways, flat or floating. We decided to have them lay flat on the wood.

DIY Address Plaque & Planter Box

DIY Address Plaque & Planter Box Once we had everything cut and ready to go, I painted all the wood. Since this was going to be outside, I used KILZ primer to ensure a lasting finish. Then painted all the wood in black. Then of course a coat of polyurethane to seal it. Now time to put the address numbers on. We found our house numbers at The Home Depot. They can be used two different ways, flat or floating. We decided to have them lay flat on the wood.

Paint is White Dove from Benjamin Moore. Hardware is from Menards. Backsplash, granite, sink, and faucet all from Lowes.

Paint is White Dove from Benjamin Moore. Hardware is from Menards. Backsplash, granite, sink, and faucet all from Lowes.

Complete home repairs on the fly with our quick and simple DIY tricks anyone can complete! These simple solutions fix anything from a stuck toilet handle to a bad light switch. Don't call the handyman!

In-a-Pinch Repairs

Complete home repairs on the fly with our quick and simple DIY tricks anyone can complete! These simple solutions fix anything from a stuck toilet handle to a bad light switch. Don't call the handyman!

Cracked bathroom caulk is as unattractive as it is nasty. Left unchecked and you can end up with a mold or mildew problem. To fix it, remove the old caulk completely using a razor scraper or utility knife and scouring pad; wipe clean and dry. Tape off around the area to be recaulked. Recaulk using a product labeled for use in kitchen or bath, but note that silicone caulk is trickier to apply than acrylic. Apply caulk evenly, using a caulk gun; remove the tape and dry according to…

In-a-Pinch Repairs

Cracked bathroom caulk is as unattractive as it is nasty. Left unchecked and you can end up with a mold or mildew problem. To fix it, remove the old caulk completely using a razor scraper or utility knife and scouring pad; wipe clean and dry. Tape off around the area to be recaulked. Recaulk using a product labeled for use in kitchen or bath, but note that silicone caulk is trickier to apply than acrylic. Apply caulk evenly, using a caulk gun; remove the tape and dry according to…

Functional Furniture: Crate Bench Project

26 Brilliant DIY Wood Crate Projects: Repurposing with Function and Flare

19 Adorable Ways To Decorate A Light Switch Cover (via BuzzFeed)

19 Adorable Ways To Decorate A Light Switch Cover

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