The Weekender is a 14-part home improvement video series featuring DIY blogger Monica Mangin. Watch the episodes and get instructions for the featured projects.
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Here's an easy to make rope tree swing that will be a hit with your kids. This inexpensive DIY tree swing only takes a few simples steps to get the kids swinging.
Dad will enjoy building this tree swing as much as the kids will enjoy riding it.
Ready to give chalkboard paint a try? Get inspired with our favorite ideas for incorporating chalkboards throughout your home.
This DIY dressing table with a floating shelf and mirror uses copper pipes for the legs.
Make a quick-and-easy chalkboard that you can use outside. Just brush a few coats of chalkboard paint on a plywood board. You'll be writing in no time!
Don't know what to do with those extra cardboard boxes around the house? Upcycle them into a spiraling star.
Your holiday cheer shines when you make this quick-and-easy silvery star from metal flashing, rustically secured with nails.
Herbs are valued for their culinary and medicinal uses. If you're not already growing herbs, you should think about adding some to your garden.
Re-create a charming primitive art form when you compose burned matchsticks into a Christmas star. So fun and inexpensive to make, you could assemble a galaxy.
Join four shelf brackets into a sleek holiday star reminiscent of a vintage car logo. It's easy -- and costs less than $7 per star (plus paint).
Give the traditional Moravian star shape a modern makeover with vinyl flashing. Make up to 30 of them for less than $30.
Stars are a beloved symbol of the season. Make your own star decorations from this constellation of creative projects and brighten up your home inside and out.