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5 Simple Lighting Tips to Brighten Up Your Apartment

Thrillist | Posted 09.29.2015 | HuffPost Home

By: Alex Robinson Credit: Shutterstock Along with the basic arrangement of your furniture, lighting plays a crucial role in creating the overall vi...

7 Things To Keep In Mind When Restoring A Home Abroad

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 09.12.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Buying and restoring a fixer-upper in another country... It can be an appealing idea. Houses in need of some tender loving care can be bought below market value and, when renovated, can resell for a nice profit. This is especially true in countries where labor costs are low.

22 DIY Cinder Block Projects That Are Anything But Boring

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 08.04.2015 | HuffPost Home

Photo credit: Kate Myhre of Modernly Wed Cinder blocks can be the ugliest things, until they're not.  The dull, gray blocks can transfo...

9 Pretty Things You Can Make Yourself

PureWow | Posted 09.23.2015 | HuffPost Home

We know, we know: you're never going to DIY that cut-out frosted mirror that's been on your Pinterest board for the past year-and-a-half.

10 Home Bar Concepts You Can Build This Weekend

Supercompressor | Posted 06.28.2015 | HuffPost Home

If you've got an afternoon, a power drill, and a resilient spirit that's not afraid of gluing your fingers together, you can tackle these 10 projects and start boozing like a pro.

Painting Cabinets Is an Easy Update

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 05.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Kali Kasprzyk

I would highly recommend refinishing old cabinets instead of replacing them and I would also recommend doing it yourself. You will save literally hundreds, even thousands, depending on how many cabinets you have.

10 Home Items You Should Own By The Time You're 30

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

Your home speaks volumes about you, your taste and your priorities. We here at HuffPost Home believe that your abode should look and feel however you ...

What 43% Of People Will Do This Weekend

Posted 11.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

The '80s may have failed in its attempt at decor, but it did bring us Loverboy and their spot-on summation of everybody's two favorite days of the wee...

PHOTOS: Get That Wallpaper Look Without Damaging Your Walls

Posted 10.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

Wallpaper can be a tricky thing. Even though it can really add some oomph to a space, a lot of people shy away from the paper because it's hard to app...

PHOTOS: 5 Ways To Redo Your Home Without Renovating

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.15.2015 | HuffPost Home

There's undoubtedly something magical about the big reveal of a new bathroom tile installation or a freshly refinished set of hardwood floors. But if ...

10 Home Projects You Should Not DIY

Posted 04.15.2015 | HuffPost Home

Now that the weather is cooling down, you may get that urge to tackle some of the projects around the house that you put off all summer long. (Hey it'...

How Much Will That Reno REALLY Cost?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Many homeowners are familiar with this dance: You settle on a budget for your brand new kitchen/ bathroom/ grape stomping room only to find half way t...

DIY Time Flies Butterfly Clock

Mr. Kate | Posted 07.21.2013 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

The saying goes "time flies when you're having fun" but how about when your clock has wings? This easy DIY project will give time the ability to fly on the wings of butterflies... now that's fun!

Why Americans Would Give Sex Up For A Year

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 06.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's a wonder what people would be willing to live without in order to have a perfect home.

15 Easy DIY Household Repairs

Posted 04.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Here are a few fifteen-minute projects that won't put a dent in your weekend....

Create A Gorgeous Outdoor Space In Just Two Days

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 04.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

What better way to enjoy the spring weather?

Whip Your Living Room Into Shape In Under A Weekend

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 05.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

From fixing an annoyingly wobbly chair to a simply swap that'll brighten up your space in moments, these easy ideas will transform your place.

Test Your Sump Pump And 7 Other Weekend DIY Ideas

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.07.2012 | HuffPost Home

Improve your home over the next few days.

Rewire A Lamp And 6 Other Weekend DIY Ideas

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.30.2012 | HuffPost Home

Make the most of the next couple of days.

8 DIY Home Improvement Projects To Tackle This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 10.08.2012 | HuffPost Home

Ideas to help get your home ready for the fall.

Turn Your Home Into A Movie Theater

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 10.04.2012 | HuffPost Home

We're always up for a good DIY project. And we love ones that don't need many tools.

How I Turned A Home Into A Photo Op

Michelle Manetti | Posted 11.26.2012 | HuffPost Home
Michelle Manetti

There was only three weeks until my sister's wedding when my mother calls to tell me she's trying to figure out how to turn her four room apartment in...

Tackling A Home Project? Read This First

Jocelyn Jane Cox | Posted 11.21.2012 | HuffPost Home
Jocelyn Jane Cox

Will mistakes be made on your DIY project? Yes. Will you regret certain decisions? Definitely. The good news is that, if you attempt the project yourself, you can brag about whatever you accomplished or you just might have a good story to tell from the hospital.

10 Creative Uses For Leftover Pebbles

Posted 09.19.2012 | Green

From Networx's Seyward Rebhal: Pea gravel, landscaping pebbles, decorative rock, and shell gravel – these all refer to various forms of very smal...

Finding Joy Amidst Dust and Drop Cloths

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 11.18.2012 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

I wonder why there's no reality show about living in a house undergoing repair? The scenario's got everything: endurance, drama, living by your wits, sleep deprivation, fight scenes, transformation, the ruthless culling of the weak, and ultimately, hopefully, a happy ending.