Projects

We’re not experts, just two happy homeowners who love to learn as we go and share our adventures (and misadventures) with the world. We’ve tackled our fair share of projects and gathered a slew of our most popular tips and tutorials for ya. From cabinet painting and drain unclogging to making your own art on the cheap, here’s what worked for us along the way.

Painting Furniture

Making Easy No-Sew CurtainsMaking No-Sew Curtains

Painting FurniturePainting Furniture

Making A Clothespin ChandelierMaking A Clothespin Light

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Painting Kitchen CabinetsPainting Kitchen Cabinets

Pick The Perfect Paint ColorPicking The Perfect Color

Painting Trim & Cutting InPainting Trim & Cutting In

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Upholstering A HeadboardUpholstering A Headboard

Making Postcard ShelvesMaking Postcard Shelves

Letting A Room EvolveLetting A Room Evolve

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Reupholstering Office ChairsReupholstering Chairs

Refinishing FurnitureRefinishing Furniture

Refreshing An Old HighchairRefreshing A Highchair

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Lining Drawers With Bright PaperLining Drawers With Paper

Decoupaging Decorative CupsDecoupaging Mugs

Sewing A QuiltSewing A Quilt

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Replacing A ToiletReplacing A Toilet

Grouting Penny TileGrouting Tile

Frosting A WindowFrosting A Window

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Wallpapering With Frames (Part 2)Hanging Wall-To-Wall Frames

Making Faux Butterfly ArtMaking Faux Butterfly Art

Hanging Arrangements of FramesMastering Frame Groupings

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Painting A Striped PorchPainting A Striped Porch

Planting An Edible GardenPlanting An Edible Garden

Laying A Paver PatioLaying A Paver Patio

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Storing & Stashing AnythingStoring & Stashing Anything

Cleaning The House QuicklyCleaning The House Quickly

Repurposing For Shoe StorageFinding Shoe Storage

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Making A Compost BinMaking A Compost Bin

Converting To A Dual-FlushConverting To a Dual-Flush

Making A Rain BarrelMaking A Rain Barrel

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Making Sentimental ArtMaking Sentimental Art

Dyeing My Wedding DressDyeing My Wedding Dress

Displaying Wedding MementosDisplaying Marital Mementos

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Living With LessLiving With Less

Managing MoneyManaging Money

Learning To CouponLearning To Coupon

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Making A Play KitchenMaking A Play Kitchen

Taking Weekly Baby PhotosTaking Weekly Baby Photos

Sewing a Bean Bag PoufSewing A Bean Bag Pouf

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Puffy Painting Pumpkins

Exterior Holiday Decorating

Making A Balloon Garland

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Cutting In

Making Wood Look Old

Stenciling A Wall

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*And now for a bit of legal mumbo jumbo: The various home improvement and decorating related methods, suggestions, and tutorials above are not error proof, they’re merely what worked for us along the way (remember we’re just regular people, not experts). Extra precautions and additional research are always advised and Young House Love cannot be held responsible for your personal safety or the outcome of your home improvement undertakings. Here’s our full disclaimer.