Do It Yourself projects are easy, fun and saves you money in your home.
Why up-cycle found objects to save money on your home?
The answer is a simple one, to save yourself some money. Decorating in the home can be an over whelming chore at any time for anyone. When you use these tips below to save money and decorate with items you already own... then decorating or changing the yard will become a joy.
Enjoy the read and you are welcome to use these tips to help you explore the DIY world that comes with much satisfaction and ease. I use these tips myself and have built a sanctuary that I relax in and am proud to call home.
DIY Back Yard Make Over
This is a Do It Yourself Back Yard Project that you can do to save money with awesome results. I took elements of the yard and just changed them by knocking down a wooden wall for a deck, taking out boards of the fence and using a gift from a neighbor to create this awesome space. You can do this project with very little money and some of your time.
DIY Frugal Raised Bed Vegetable Garden
DIY Frugal Raised Bed Vegetable Garden
This DIY Raised Bed Vegetable Garden can be done in one weekend but will reward you with vegetables all summer long.
DIY Frugal Green Home Health and Garden Tips
DIY Frugal Green Home Health and Garden Tips
Give these household products a try for cleaning,gardening and your health. They will save you money and they really do work.
DIY Up cycle a bed into a back yard swing.
Do you have single or double wooden beds hanging around a room that you would sooner build into an office? This project could save money in your home by converting those beds into an outdoor swing. You can have your office and some family fun.
DIY Bedroom Makeover
You can save money in your home by using these decorating tips for your bedroom that are easy to apply to any room complete with pictures and easy to follow decorating video.
Home Decorating Ideas In Blue
DIY Tips For Decorating Rooms On A Budget
Decorating Rooms all the same color, blue, ties it together to make your living space seem larger. I decorate to bring the outside, in. You can adapt my blue decorating ideas to whatever color you love.
DIY Decorate with Found Objects
Up cycling other peoples junk can save money in your home by using their stuff in projects to decorate with. The frugal decorating projects mention here are all made from found objects.
The video is Art from Found Objects.
Cheap Bathroom Renovation
DIY Bathroom Decorating for Under Fifty Dollars
Does your bathroom look like a sterile hospital bathroom? Check out these DIY Home Bathroom Decorating tips for under fifty dollars and go from dull to WOW!
DIY ways to save money on your heating bill.
Some ways to save money in your home are to use electric heaters to heat rooms instead of costly furnaces. This hub features three heaters and how to use them safely
DIY up-cycle found materials into works of art.
A beautiful picture frame using over 6oo screws and aluminum cans that you recycle. An art form anyone can accomplish. Art from recyled materials. Help the environment!
DIY Healthy Easy Affordable Recipes for a Better You
Did you know if you learn to cook you can actually save money on your weekly food bill?
You can achieve these recipes even if you never ever cooked before. It's been said that if you learn to cook, you can eat healthy using real ingredients you buy on sale instead of heating up box food.
DIY and Make Money from You Hobbies
Hobbies that you already enjoy can make you money. This hub refers to bike riding, pet watching and walking, doing portraits on a street corner and Busking to make extra money.
DIY Cast Net for your own Salt Water Bait Fish
DIY How to throw a cast net for bait fish or mullet to eat. Saves Money The video is How to Throw a Fourteen foot cast net for bait fishing. Cast netting is an inexpensive sport to entertain the whole family.
DIY Garden art stamps your personality into your out door space.
Finding driftwood on a beach and bringing it home adds art by itself to your garden. With a few adjustments to the wood, you can make a garden focal point that really stands tall.
Trash To Garden Art
Trash to Garden Art
Anyone can achieve this garden art from your trash. Your kids will love finding pebbles on the beach to decorate this awesome pebble pot.
DIY Grow Your Own Seedlings for Free
How to get seeds inexpensively.
Growing your own seedlings.
Using the Topsy Turvy Planter on a balcony for loads of tomatoes, peppers and herbs for your health.
Second Season for Topsy Turvy Vegetable Garden
Topsy Turvy Vegetable Garden Fun
My second year of Topsy Turvy vegetable garden was of plenty. I had so many tomatoes,peppers,basil and parsly for a great salad or sauces.
DIY Community Gardening Tips Grow and Eat Your Outdoor Décor
Although we might have to park our cars, we do not have to go without good nutritional food. Community Gardens are popping up everywhere in my city. All you do is locate a community garden, pitch in to weed and water, get your neighbors involved, harvest and eat fresh ingredients.
It doesn't get better than this. Start your own DIY community garden in your neck of the woods.
Advantages of Growing Kale, Beets, or Chard Instead of Spinach
DIY Garden tips.
This hub will compare growing greens in your garden and how to use them after you harvest them. Growing greens are an awesome out door décor that you can eat to improve your health
DIY Uses for Lemons and Lemon peel to Improve Your Health
Lemons are a natural source of Vitamin C but there is much more to improving your health by using these DIY lemon tips daily.
This Video of Lemon Ginger Salad is packed full of nutrients.
DIY Improve your Health by Using Spices Instead of Salt
This hub will help to improve your health by using rosemary ,thyme, oregano, chives and basil to flavor your food.
A video from ABC News telling how to use the top ten spices, herbs and why.
DIY Proper Way to Breathe to Shed Weight and Improve Your Health
You can fix fatigue by breathing.
I needed to improve my health and get rid of fatigue.
I lost weight and take 100 deep breathes daily.
How to Stay Safe from the Seasonal Flu
This hub has DIY tips you can easily do to help prevent this years flu and improve your health. The Video, Why should you get the Flu shot says it all.
DIY Easy Home Care Health Tips
How to Do Home Health Care Yourself
Being a caregiver in your home for the Elderly is stressful. I am a caregiver for a senior and hope these tips I learned from the home nurses will build your confidence in caring for your loved one.
DIY Tour Guide of the Shakespearean City of Stratford Ontario Canada.
See a Justin Bieber Map of his local hometown hangouts in Stratford.
View the century old Victoria Achetecture and Shakespearean Theatres near the downtown core. Dine in the restaurants of Stratford.
DIY Walking Bird Watching Tour in Stratford On Canada
Stratford's Queens' Park is so inviting with all its' varieties of birds.
The swan parade brings an enormous amount of excitement to this already bustling theatre city known as Stratford. Learn to DIY walking bird watching tours in your own hometown. You might be amazed at how beautiful your town really is.
Decorate Your Table With DIY Wine Corks
DIY Decorate Your Next Dinner Party With A Wine Cork Theme
You can have a lot of fun with these DIY decorating tips for using wine corks to decorate your table for your next dinner party.
Cheers to DIY Wine Cork Crafts
Wine bottle cork crafts are easy affordable fun. Do it yourself projects the whole family will want to assemble and be proud of the end results. This wine cork pedistal table makes a great vocal point in my Den with the candle lite in the evening. You can purchase wine corks at any wine making supplies store or get all your friends to save them for you.
DIY Wine Cork Birdhouse
This wine cork birdhouse can be used indoors or outdoors. This birdhouse adds decoration on an apartment balcony or in a tree at your cottage. Easy wine cork craft, your kids can have fun building and the birds will love it.
DIY Wine Cork Reindeer
Do you have piles of wine corks that savor memories of good cheer from the Christmas fun and you can't part with them.
Then this project is for you.
Make some Christmas reindeer out of your wine corks and put them out for the holidays to keep your party memories fresh.
Build a Wine Bottle Cork Bird Feeder
DIY Build a Wine Cork Bird Feeder
This birdfeeder is easy to build from wine corks crowding your kitchen drawers or corks you purchase from your local wine making store. The size of the birdfeeder might vary with the size of the corks
Always Celebrate Your Day!
You have saved money and improved something in your home by yourself, now go out and celebrate your accomplishments with your family and friends. Well Done. Enjoy! Thank you all for reading.
Wine Bottle Cork Mirror Frame
Bottle Cork Crafts DIY Cork Mirror Frame
Mirrors expand your living space. Take your Mirrors to a new level by decorating them with wine bottle corks
Wine Cork Plant Container Box
Wine Bottle Cork Plant Container Box
Thie is an easy, practical way to use your wine corks. Build a wine cork plant container box.
DIY Wine Bottle Cork Crafts Desk Box
Wine Bottle Cork Desk Box
Upcycle your corks to build this useful and fun wine bottle cork desk box.
DO IT Yourself
DIY Pallet Gardening
Susan Britton (author) from Ontario, Canada on June 10, 2013:
Thank you for the warm wishes epigramman. I do late nights on occasion to catch up with things. I love going to Port Dover and I love to watch them catch lake perch off the dock. Someday I will fish with them. Perch is so wonderful to eat. There is nothing like it. Thanks again for the compliments. Have a great night tomorrow my fellow Canadian friend.
epigramman on June 10, 2013:
We must be a couple of night hawks my SUZZYCUE and a couple of fellow Canadians too, lol, as I live in lake erie time ontario canada 3:44am not far from Port Dover.
You are a woman to be admired for your expertise and home rennovation skills not to mention your well being of life - thank you for the inspiration and the enlightenment and sending you warm wishes from Colin and his cats Little Miss Tiffy and Mister Gabriel
Susan Britton (author) from Ontario, Canada on March 19, 2013:
Thank you for the compliment Kathryn. It is always a pleasure to hear from you.
Kathryn from Windsor, Connecticut on March 18, 2013:
These are some great ideas! I have seen a few of these, but now I see several that I haven't noticed, so I will be "browsing" your hubs!
You seem to be a very creative DIY woman! That's awesome.
Susan Britton (author) from Ontario, Canada on March 16, 2013:
You are welcome. Yes DIY mommy there is a certain air of accomplishment. Thank you for stopping in to comment
Julie on March 16, 2013:
So many great tips and DIY projects here! I'm a big DIY'er, so I totally agree with the DIY approach....you can definitely save money in both the long and short term, plus there is a certain air of accomplishment when you do something yourself. Thanks for the great hub!
Susan Britton (author) from Ontario, Canada on March 15, 2013:
@Thank you Ericdierker. I am happy you like them all,
@ Billybuc thank you for your comment. I am with you on DIY. I am also in that same boat. I try to do it first then I call if I cannot to the repairs.
@ Torrilyn you can do these projects anywhere. I live in an apartment. Thanks a lot for stopping in to comment.
torrilynn on March 15, 2013:
great tips overall
I will take them into account whenever I have
my own home someday
Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on March 15, 2013:
Great tips! I love the bed swing idea. We are doing this stuff all the time. We simply do not have the money to pay others to do the work we can do ourselves.
Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on March 15, 2013:
Great stuff. I like them all.