DIY Building Projects

Great DIY projects and building plans for anyone who can swing a hammer.

DIY Basic Cold Process Soap

By Alicia Grosso

Begin your soap making adventures with this easy recipe for a DIY basic cold process soap.

DIY Liquid Soap in a Slow Cooker

By Alicia Grosso

Use your own slow cooker to make yourself some homemade liquid soap for your home.

DIY Insect Hotel Windowbox

Invite wildlife into your yard by building this windowbox to encourage habitation.

Safety Tips for Dangerous Home Improvement Projects

By Kayla Matthews

Not all home improvement projects are created equal. In fact, some are downright dangerous. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind if you must pursue them.


Woodburning on Gourds

By Blythe Pelham

When not gardening or cooking, arting fills the day for Blythe. She shares the burning method to her madness along with some pointers in this post.

Cure Your Cat’s Cabin Fever with a Flutter Wand

By Blythe Pelham

In just an hour or two, you can create a fun toy for your cats. Use this post to bring about hours of laughter and smiles, and help alleviate cabin fever for you and your feline family members.

Build a Bicycle Dash Cam with an Old Cell Phone

By Bryan MacMurray, Personal Injury Help

One of the largest sources of technological waste in this day and age has become smartphones. Every year, millions of smartphones that are still usable are either thrown out or just left around unused. One effective way you can put an old smartphone to use is by converting it to a dash cam.

Elderflower-Infused Honey

By Stefani Bittner and Alethea Harampolis

Infuse honey with fresh elderflowers for an effective remedy against colds and allergies.