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5 Staple Tools You Need For Any DIY Project

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Fall is the perfect time for DIY projects. From beautiful decorations to practical shelves and furniture, there's a wide range of projects to fill our more relaxed weekends.

With the right tools, that is. The truth is DIY is 10% imagination, 15% labor, and 75% finding the right tools. 

Whether you're a DIY fanatic or just a learning beginner[...]

5 Fun DIY Projects With Fall Leaves

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The rainy days and cooler nights say it all — fall is now here! This means cozy blankets, backyard bonfires, and, of course, raking up the yard to get rid of falling leaves. 

Instead of bagging or burning all your autumn colors, why not repurpose a little for some DIY fall decorations? As it turns out, there are lots of things you could make with a few leaves, a little glue, and lots of imagination.

Whether you're looking for a creative outlet or just a fun project for your kids, try out one of these beautiful projects[...]

5 Easy Tips To Boost The Value of Your Home

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Updating your home doesn’t have to be an expensive process. In fact, sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest differences—even if they cost almost nothing! All it takes is a little time, planning, and sweat to increase your Louisiana home’s value. 

Start with one of these five actions today and watch your curb appeal (and ROI) scale to the next level[...]

5 Patio Projects That Will Make Your Neighbors Jealous

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Like your home, you should make the yard and garden your own space. Every piece of the outdoor puzzle should express who you are—from the plants you choose to the color palette you pick. And this includes the patio space, a part of the yard where relaxation truly comes to life.  

If you're willing to go the extra mile, you could even customize your patio space as a DIY project. Patio projects encapsulate a spirit of fun and show a unique style, making great conversation pieces in yards big or small!

Let's explore five of the best summer patio projects[...]


5 Stunning Ideas for a More Delightful “She Shed”

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If you're a busy bee looking for some relief, a “she shed” can provide you with a bit of peace and quiet. This special space can be transformed from any backyard construct, providing an at-home getaway that's all your own.

Moreover, one of these handmade additions can help create a more delightful setting. Let’s explore five popular DIY she shed improvement ideas any busy woman can do.