Creative and clever DIY projects, tips and ideas for home improvement, decorating and crafts to improve your daily life and transform your home into something special.

How to Build a Completely Off-the-Grid, Self-Sustaining Home

With the problems resulting from climate change appearing daily in our news, a trend has slowly been emerging to go back to nature and live in a totally self-sustaining home. These houses are being designed by a company called Earthship based in New Mexico. The idea behind these homes is that they are “off-the-grid,” meaning that they try to rely as little as…

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How to Make a Yarrow Insect Repellent – Better & Safer Than DEET!

It’s that time of the year where you will find yourself fighting bug bites and naturally, you will be on the hunt for solutions. Why not make your own insect repellent using natural ingredients such as yarrow? The most conventional sprays that many of us go for has a chemical known as DEET - which has been found to have adverse health effects…

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This Man Transformed Old Boeing-727 into an Awesome House in the Woods!

In the late 90's, electrical engineer Bruce Campbell spent approximately $100,000 for an aircraft. The Boeing 727 was used, scrapped of valuable parts, and destined to become a project spanning decades and costing more than $200K. In Campbell's opinion, the retired jetliner would be an ideal home, much better than the conventional “stick homes” that most of us live in. The aircraft is…

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How to Grow an Avocado Tree for Endless Organic Avocados

Here’s a step-by-step guide to growing your own avocado tree. Avocados are highly nutritious and flavored, whether we’re talking about salad, guacamole, or straight up! They are a key staple for a nutritious and delicious diet. Try growing an avocado tree at home if you don’t like making regular trips to the grocery store for your daily supply of fresh avocados, can’t find…

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This Family Turned Their House Truck into Something Really Amazing!

There is nothing cooler than experience creative engineering designs. When folded, it resembles a regular house truck barring the two turrets on the back. Once parked, this house truck looks completely transformed as it folds into a dream castle! You must give credit to the owners Justin, Jola, and their son Piko who worked round the clock to come up with such a…

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5 Great Home Improvement Ideas to Choose This Summer

With summer approaching, home improvement seems to move up on the majority of people’s priority lists, and quite rightly so. You have got more hours to put into work every single day and there’s no bone-chilling cold to freeze you out there. When you talk about improving your home, it covers almost everything from fixing broken lights to replacing bathroom fixtures and taking…

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5 Strange Yet Amazing Deodorant Uses You Should Know about

Talk of strange things that you never think of and I bet you have never imagined that deodorant could be adapted for uses other than just giving you a fresh scent. If you are one of those who never thought outside the box, then sit back and take notes as we take a look at some of the great uses you can find…

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How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep with the Help of Feng Shui

Do you suffer from restless nights, insomnia or nightmares? The use of Feng Shui may be able to help. Everyone loves a good night's sleep yet statistics show that nearly 80% of all Americans suffer from sleep deprivation. A lack of sleep has been linked to a variety of physical and emotional health problems including weight gain and anxiety. If you suffer from…

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15 Foods That Can Be Regrown From Scraps

I love gardening. Well, not actually the work behind the gardening so much – it’s the harvesting that I really look forward to. There is nothing like fresh veggies from your own personal garden! I actually just planted a bunch of things in my vegetable garden and may have gone a little plant happy at the feed & seed store. Oops. Obviously, we…

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Organic Architecture: Amazing Sustainable Home Designs Inspired by Nature

When we think of the word “house”, we probably conjure the image of the conventional rectangle-with-triangle-roof shape, the kind we used to draw in our elementary grade pictures. Nowadays, architecture is widely taken for granted; it is safe to deduce that in the corporate spirit of our times, architecture is mostly a means of accommodation and practicality; aesthetics are somewhat overlooked, especially in…

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