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fixing holes in wall

Holes happen and in apartments, they need to be fixed like they were never there. We’ll walk you through how to fix any size hole in your apartment.

DIY bookshelves

If you're in serious need of a storage solution in your apartment, you only need a few wooden crates, some paint and hardware to build your own bookshelf! What's great about this project is that you can customize it, making it as small or as large as you like. Since I have no bookcases in my place, I decided to fill my entire wall. Four stacked crates would also work just as well.

vertical garden

Many different styles and trends of vertical gardening exist and your installation system will depend on what kind of gardening you would like to do. Pocket gardens are available which allow you to grow small plants into canvas or felt pockets that hang in a row. Vertical container gardening is also a choice in that potted plants are in their own small containers that are either stacked or attached to the wall. If your apartment complex doesn’t allow things to be installed directly to the building, container gardening of stacked pots in a corner would be a good option.

Fun Inexpensive DIY Weekend Projects

As spring finally hits full swing, you may be looking for ways to freshen up your apartment after all, it's warm outside, birds are chirping and the air is crisp. Introducing something new in honor of the season of life…

Get out your hot glue gun, glitter and ribbon, and you’ll be on your way to creating DIY holiday décor. From faux snow vases to a decked-out dreidel garland, use this infographic as a guide to fashion unique decorations for…

jack-o-lantern tips

You have mastered the basic jack-o-lantern face–the classic triangular eyes and pointy-toothed grin–but now you are left with your carving knife in hand and wondering how to take your squash-styling skills up a notch. Check out this frightening list of…

[find-an-apartment] One of the easiest ways to inject a little personality into your space is to mix up the styles. Modern meets organic when you combine an urban, silver arc lamp base with a funky, rustic DIY bird’s nest lampshade. Get started on this DIY decor project with these simple steps:

Your front door is one of the first things your guests see about your home. Adding topiary to the front stoop is an easy way to dress up the area and welcome guests. Another simple way to add charm to your front door is by adding a festive wreath. And when fall arrives, the possibilities are endless with DIY fall wreaths. [find-an-apartment] Head out to your local craft store, purchase a few items and put them all together to create a beautiful wreath for your front door. Here are a few ideas.