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Diy Home Decor

It is natural desire in everyone to make their home more unique, beautiful and attractive. Most of people spend a lot of money on various expensive home décor accessories. If you do not have ton of money in your pocket in order to purchase best and high quality home décor accessories in order to give your home a beautiful and attractive look. Here are some do it yourself home decoration tips that will help you to change look of your home interior without hiring the services of professional home décor.

Color:

It is not an easier task to change the color of home. Use of Christmas lights inside the home is the best and easiest way to change the color of home walls. With a Blue Christmas lights your room will appear to have a red hue on it. Green, blue and red Christmas lights are available in the market. You can choose the best one that you feel better.

Floors:

If you are tired with slippery, ugly floor and nasty carpet and want to give a better and effective look to your home flooring, don’t worry. There are many stores that offer best and excellent quality rugs at cheap and affordable rates. They come in various designs, patterns, colors, styles and shapes. You can purchase the best one that best suit with your needs and budget. You can install these rugs easily.

Furniture:

Home furniture is considered most important part of home décor. If your home furniture is old and you want to give it new look, you just need to repaint it with some new modern attractive color. You will feel a look of new furniture instead of old once.

Futons:

Usually futons covers are expensive but you can easily find futons bed sheets available in the market at low and affordable price. They come in various shapes, design, styles, colors and patterns, you have a choice to choose the best bed sheet for futon that suit with home theme and as well as your budget.

Wall Paintings:

Many attractive, unique and beautiful wall paintings are available in the market. Just hanging a wall painting inside the room can make it beautiful and attractive.

Diy Garden Shed

Most of people usually need a little space to store the lawn mower, garden tools, and bicycles, recycling bins or other things. A garden shed is considered best storage space for these things. Building a garden shed yourself is not an easy task for any homeowner. It requires carpentry skills.

Here are few effective steps that will help you to build DIY garden shed.

  • Ever chose the flat site for building the garden shed. You can chose a corner site of ground but make sure that you can be able to walk easily around the shed during construction.
  • You should require various tools and materials for building DIY garden shed. Some main material that you need include a hammer, skill saw, grinder, concrete trowel, tape measure, cordless drill and much more.
  • You also need a concrete slab for your garden shed. You can also use a wooden floor instead of concrete slab.
  • Next step involve building the frames. You are to build each frame separately. Individual’s frames combined to form a main shed. You need to build two identical side walls. These side walls combined to form the shorter side of garden shed.
  • In next step you need to build front wall that contain the door and window. Window is not essential if you do not want. After that you need to build rear wall. It is simple wall that do not contain any door or window.
  • Next step involve erecting the three frames straight far ward. Three frames support the roof.
  • After erecting the frames on to the ground, next step is building the door and window in front wall or frame. Window is not essential if you don’t want. You can choose ant material for door but plywood is considered best.
  • You can use corrugated PVC or corrugated iron for garden shed roofing. You can use any type of material from shed roofing. Ever use the flat head roofing nails to attach the roof. You can use a silicon based sealant for protection against water.
  • Use of right cladding completes your project of garden shed.

Diy Wooden Playhouses

A wooden playhouse is an imaginative, beloved and most amazing place for children to play. Building a playhouse for your kid is a rewarding project that requires some basic carpentry skills and tools. It is not much difficult to build a playhouse for your kid by yourself at home. It just takes few weeks but your kids enjoy this place for many years. Here are few steps and guidelines those will help you to build a wooden play house for your kids easily and accordingly.

  • Construction of playhouse is totally different from regular home. A playhouse needs no foundation. You can move it from one place to another anytime when you need.
  • Build a frame from house that is 5 feet long and 4 feet wide and ever use 4 by 4 posts for frame. They support the playhouse when you move it from one place to another.
  • After developing the frame, mark the pieces of plywood and cut out with saw. Ever ensure that frame is square in shape, and then attach the plywood with frame with the help of galvanized screw.
  • Next step is to build playhouse walls. You do not need traditional techniques to build the playhouse walls. You need to build one wall on the top, one on bottom and four to make studs. Attach these walls with galvanized screw. Repeat the same process with other side walls.
  • Next step is to build roof of playhouse. Ever use the light material for play house roofing because it is totally different from traditional house. Cut out the roof sheathing and attach it with wall frames with the help of galvanized screw.
  • Place the shingles on the playhouse roof.
  • In next step use tape measure to mark the dimension of playhouse door and window. You can use pieces of plywood in order to build playhouse door and window.
  • Attach the hinges to door and window sides. Cut the window in two half and place two hinges on each half of window.
  • Paint the playhouse with an attractive color that makes your kid to feel special.
  • Playhouse is ready to play.

Make Your Own Furniture

It is natural desire is everyone to make their home more unique, beautiful and attractive. Most of people spend a lot of money on various expensive home décor accessories. Home furniture is considered an important and significant aspect of home decoration. If you do not have enough money to spend on home furniture then you must need to go for do it yourself job. You can make various items of home furniture such as kid’s bed, bookshelves, television table, coffee table, couches yourself at home with help of some tools. It is estimated that you can save about 50% by building or making your own furniture instead of buying it from furniture stores.

Here are some effective tips that will help you for building your own furniture.

  • Ever start with simple and easy project. First project is just like a carpentry school that help you to learn the basic skills that how to cut the wood or any other material, how do an accurate measurement and how to join the two pieces of material. Ever try to learn from the mistakes that you made during your first project and try to avoid them in the second project.
  • You also need to have a plan and idea about the type of furniture that you are going to build. If you are building a coffee table, then you must need to take a picture of it. It will help you to build a perfect table. Before starting your work you also considered the amount of wood and tools that must require for this project.
  • As the main goal of building furniture yourself is to save some money so never waste the material in process of cutting. Twice measure the wood and then cut it.
  • While dealing with the first project never purchase furniture building tool but try to borrow them from your friends or relatives if they have.
  • In first project everyone make some mistakes.  Ever accept minor mistakes and avoid repeating them in the next project.
  • Invite a friend if he is interested in building the home furniture. It will be best for you because many tasks require extra hands.