09/01/2012 10:58 am ET Updated Oct 05, 2012

Weekend DIY Ideas: 7 Ways To Fix Up Your Home This Holiday Weekend

We love long weekends. An extra day away from the office is the perfect opportunity to take on some projects that you might not normally have time for. So, in between all of the Labor Day festivities, consider some DIY home improvements that you've been putting off. Whether it's as simple as replacing your shower head, or a little more time consuming, like building a new chair for your patio, you can be proud that you used your time off wisely. Check out the slideshow below for some cool ideas to revamp your house on both the inside and out.

7 Weekend DIYs