Category: DIY Projects

DIY Frame Shelves by Shanty 2 Chic

From time to time I come across great DIY projects on the web. This one caught my eye pretty quickly because it was so simple and a great way to reuse old frames or dress up cheap frames. Most of these frames were from Walmart and Hobby Lobby, and they were all super cheap. Low cost is always the great beginning to any DIY project and this one not only gave bland wall a great look, but it also became functional and you can never have too much storage space. If you have time this weekend, why not add...

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Bulletin Boards Projects You Can Make Today!

Everyone needs a place to organize all those little notes and lists that keeps us on track and on schedule. This project is fast, easy and very versatile. I’ve seen some really darling ones on Pinterest, in catalogues and we certainly made our share of them on For Your Home. You can dress it up by framing it in any size wooden frame or keep it simple without a frame. You determine the size of board you would like to make. The quantity of materials you will need will change with the size and style of board you are...

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The Donna Dewberry Show

The Donna Dewberry Show fuses both ingenious One Stroke Painting method with her love of sewing. Now you can learn how to paint, sew, quilt and decorate with fabrics fast, easy and beautifully. Donna’s instructional DVDs are now available at Perfect 4 Your Home. Each episode of The Donna Dewberry Show builds around an inspiring theme. First, Donna teaches her incredible One Stroke Painting lesson. Then she steps into her stylish, new sewing studio to share the day’s spectacular One Stitch Sewing technique. Donna brings terrific tips and ideas for combining these two projects into one great, creative look. Donna...

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Glass with Vicki Payne Show

Glass with Vicki Payne is an informative and entertaining program that takes the mystery out of crafting beautiful objects from glass. Vicki’s step-by-step demonstrations of the many processes involved in glass work are found helpful by hobbyists at all levels of experience and engrossing to viewers who are simply curious about this fascinating medium. Glass with Vicki Payne DVDs are now available at Perfect 4 Your Home. Each show explores a new and exciting glass project. From traditional stained glass techniques to hot glass fusion, you will enjoy watching this international recognized artist and her talented guests create beautiful...

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Valentine’s Day Project for the Kids!

Valentine candy pots by Amanda Formaro Transform plain terra cotta clay pots into adorable Valentine candy dishes. What a sweet treat for your child’s teacher, grandparent, or even for mom! Minimal supplies are needed and the possibilities are endless. Age: 3 and up. This project is rated VERY EASY to do. What You Need: Terra cotta clay pots in various sizes acrylic paints: pinks, reds, purples, white Valentine stickers paint brushes, one small and one medium new pencil household sponge acrylic sealer spray, matte finish lace (optional) raffia and/or ribbon (optional) What You Do 1. Paint clay pot in desired color and let dry. Apply a second coat, and if needed (especially with lighter colors), a third coat as well, allowing sufficient drying time in between coats. Paint inside and outside of pot. 2. Once painted, it’s time to decorate! Here are some ideas to make your pot look great. 3. To give your pot a polka dot design, use the eraser of a new pencil and dip into desired paint color. Dab once to remove excess and dot onto pot. Each polka dot will need a new application of paint. For smaller dots, use the end of a paintbrush applying with the same method. 4. A household sponge can be used to add a contrasting color. Wet the sponge and squeeze out all excess water. Dab into paint...

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Meet Vicki Payne

Vicki Payne is a nationally recognized designer, home improvement, gardening and decorating expert. Each week, for over 15 years, millions of viewers both nationally and internationally have tuned in to watch her popular television show, For Your Home. read more

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