Travel Smart how-tos DIY

Tips for Smart Travel. 1. To save time, keep pre-packed sets of electronics gear, toiletries, and carry-on liquids. 2. Hang travel shelf in closet or cabinet for storing them. 3. Make checklist of items to pack and mark each off as you put it into bag. 4. Roll clothes to save space and prevent wrinkles.

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How to Plan for Winter Travel (With Kids!) DIY Network

Car travel safety isn’t something to be overlooked. In addition to keeping weather-appropriate jackets and boots in the car, pack hats, gloves, scarves, socks, and even those convenient instant heating packs in case you’re stuck without heat.

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How to Display Your Favorite Travel Postcards DIY

How to Display Travel Postcards. Creative ways to show off all of the postcards you pick up in your travels. Photo by: Emily Fazio ©2016. Emily Fazio, 2016. Clip the postcards to a vertically hung string (or strand of sparkly LED lights). Hang them horizontally too, clipped together to create a long garland of memories.

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DIY Network Sweepstakes Central DIY

Tour amazing outdoor rooms and lush landscapes created by the nation's top landscape design professionals, then vote daily for your favorite in each of the 4 categories. After you vote, be sure to enter the sweepstakes for your chance to win $5,000! Travel Channel Spring Giveaway. Now through May 12 at 8:59 am ET, enter twice online daily, once

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34 More Unbelievable Flea Market Flip DIY

34 More Unbelievable Flea Market Flip. We just can't get enough of the incredible projects on Flea Market Flip. Here are 34 more exciting creations from the show to inspire your next trip to the flea market. Keep in mind: Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money from these links. After: Rustic Display Case.

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DIY Network Full Episodes

Full Episodes. Insane Pools Off The Deep End Is Free. Watch Lakefront Bargain Hunt…. Stream Rehab Addict Season 1 For Free. Catch Up On Maine Cabin Masters. Binge Watch Restored Season 5 Now. Stream Flea Market Flip Season 12 Now. Stream The Best Of Building Off The Grid…. Watch The Latest Barnwood Builders….

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12 Carports That Are Actually Attractive DIY

12 Carports That Are Actually Attractive. Carports get a bad reputation, but these porte-cocheres and carports incorporate style with design for Pinterest-perfect curb appeal. If you're looking to update your carport, check out these driveways first for inspiration. This industrial-style carport from Kappion blends seamlessly into the home with

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Camping Trip Tips DIY Network Blog: Made + Remade DIY

Vintage travel-trailer parks are popping up all over the country. Roughly the same price as a mid-range hotel, these campgrounds rent refurbished campers that are most often equipped with all the amenities. You can stay in a refurbished 1970s Airstream or 1950s Caravan, pick your decade.

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How to Repair An Old Trunk how-tos DIY

If it’s to be left unpainted, use mineral spirits and a soft cloth to remove dirt and old wax, then wipe the trunk dry with a clean cloth. After the surface has been cleaned, apply a thin coat of paste wax, and as it hardens, buff it to a natural sheen. The paste-wax coating will improve the piece’s appearance and protect the surface from

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How to Create a Watercolor Travel Tin DIY Network Blog

Watercolor travel tins make great handmade gifts for the artists in your life. Next Up. Upcycle Old Toys Into Adorable, Useful Accessories. Create adorable key chains and planters from kids' toys. Upcycle Branches Into Fanciful Decor. Create easy, colorful home …

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Controlling Japanese Beetles DIY

A more "selective" control method against adult Japanese beetles is a systemic insecticide named imidacloprid. This active ingredient is sold under various product names, including Bayer Advanced Tree and Shrub Insect Control. This product is applied to the soil as a …

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How to Upcycle a Hoodie Into a Cozy Travel Pillow how

Print and cut out two copies of the travel pillow template (get the free printable above) and tape together. Attach the 1's back to back to form a U-shaped pillow template (see step 5 below).

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Tour a Garage That Was Turned Into a Sewing Studio DIY

The studio (a.k.a. — the sewing shack) is a fairly new structure that was built to blend in with the 1927 Spanish-style house that it sits behind. But they’re not a perfect match; the sewing shack – designed by architect Anthony Oliver -- was given a bit of a modern vibe with its metal roof and glass garage door.

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Victorian-Style Architecture Transformations From DIY

Tour before-and-after home makeovers and restorations by Brett Waterman featuring beautiful Victorian architecture from the hit show Restored. Before: Neoclassical. These homes were built to impress with ornate details from ancient Greece and Rome, such as large columns with detailed pedestals and porticos or pediments over the front entrance.

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Episodes Building Off the Grid DIY

Season 3, Episode 2 Building Off the Grid: Killer Views. Two families decide to simplify their lives by going off the grid. A family of four builds their dream home overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Lubec, Maine, while pro snowboarder Sean Busby and his wife move out of their yurt in Whitefish, Montana, as they build their off-grid home with stunning views of Glacier National Park.

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How to Keep Ice Cream Frozen at an Outdoor Party DIY

That is until last summer. My husband was determined to find a solution that would keep ice cream frozen in the 80°+ heat for several hours for an upcoming party, and he found the perfect fix. First, he gathered a few supplies from around the house. In this case, we were able to use a large galvanized steel tub, several blankets and clothespins.

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DIY Barnwood Projects with Mark Bowe Barnwood Builders DIY

DIY Barnwood Wine Glass Holder 01:28. With a few cuts, a piece of barnwood holds a wine bottle and four glasses. More Barnwood Builders. Now Playing.

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700 Building Alaska DIY

A new generation of builders tackles the Alaskan wilds to build off-the-grid cabins. First-time builder Nick faces some harsh realities when he can't use the trees on his build site for lumber. Brannon's team develops a unique foundation system to build on permafrost, but they must fight nature

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Spanish-Style Architecture Transformations From DIY

Before: Spanish Colonial. This 1928 Spanish Colonial is quintessential California architecture with stucco walls, a hand-formed terra-cotta roof, big archways, small windows and ironwork detailing. Cleaning up the dirty siding and overgrown landscaping will be one of …

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Episodes Building Alaska DIY

Three new build teams arrive to their build sites and begin work on their unique cabins in the remote Alaskan wilderness. Josh Tousignant and his crew make the long trip to Cordova to begin building the foundation for their clients' two-story cabin. John Donkersloot and Heather Rough oversee

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15 Gorgeous Pool Landscaping Ideas DIY

From: Luxury Portfolio International®. Moroccan Spice. Trendy Moroccan tile and healthy swaths of draping greenery pair perfectly in this gorgeous pool landscape. Copy the look by installing a sun-loving plant like Russian sage, which you’ll need to prune diligently …

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How to Install an Outdoor Shower how-tos DIY

Assemble Pipes. Connect the 48-inch pipe to the bottom of the ball valve. Wrap the threaded section of pipe with Teflon tape, then screw on the bottom side of the valve (Image 1). Next, attach the upper 36-inch pipe to the top of the valve. Use Teflon tape again, to help ensure a water tight connection (Image 2).

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Make an Oversized Tote Bag DIY

An extra large utility bag is great for toting beach and pool essentials, using as a laundry bag, carrying bed linens and pillows to camp, or for transporting stackable bins. Make a canvas tote any size you want and for whatever purpose you need by using this simple design. This large canvas bag

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How to Plant Strawberries how-tos DIY

To begin, add a few inches of moistened, lightweight soil mix to the bottom of the pot, up to the bottom of the first pocket. Lightly firm the soil with your hands, then add a touch more potting mix to raise it back up to the level of the lowest pocket. Tuck a strawberry plant in the pocket, setting it …

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How to Sew an Easy Fitted Tablecloth for a Folding Table

A folding table is a great solution for accommodating extra guests at an indoor or outdoor dinner party. It’s also useful as a serving table or for displaying items at a festival or sale. Whether round, square or rectangular, a to-the-floor fitted tablecloth dresses the table up to look great for

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How a Toilet Works DIY

The modern toilet has been around awhile, but its workings remain a mystery to many people. The driving force that makes a toilet work is gravity. Water enters the toilet through a supply line equipped with a shutoff valve, or "closet stop," at the base of the toilet. After the water travels up the supply line through the base of the tank, it's

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How to Sew a Lined Makeup Bag how-tos DIY

Pin Pieces Together. Place the zipper foot on your sewing machine so you can sew the top edges of the bag to the zipper. First assemble the pieces. Place the outer fabric on the table with the pretty-side facing up. Lay the zipper on top with the zip tabs facing down. Line up the top edge of the zipper with the top edge of the fabric.

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How to Add a Miter Saw Stop how-tos DIY

Make Marks. With a pencil, mark 24" from the location on the track. The stop has a cursor (Image 1) 1/4" from the body of the stop. Offset the tape 1/4" to compensate. If the red indicator line on the cursor were placed directly on the mark, you would not be able to see the exact mark line through the metal stop. You can adjust the friction on

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Be Bee-Friendly: Build a Bee House and Create a Habitat in

For wood blocks, drill a series of holes, 1/4” diameter (3” to 5” deep) and 3/8” diameter (5” to 6” deep), and make sure the holes are at least 1/2" apart. Do not drill all the way through. Each tunnel needs to be a dead end. Do not use pressure-treated wood, as the chemicals may be harmful to bees.

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How to Grow Potatoes in a Bag DIY

Irish potatoes can be grown in a small space and on a small scale in any kind of bag that holds at least two or three gallons of soil. Because it is inexpensive, simple, and interesting, growing potatoes in a bag is a method often used by teachers in school gardening classes.

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How to Grow a Cucumber Garden DIY

Space Cadets. Cucumber seedlings should be planted a minimum of 12” apart if trained up a trellis, and three feet apart if they’ll be growing without a support. Cucumber seeds need to be planted one inch deep and lightly covered with soil, in a well-drained part of your garden. You've Got Options.

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How to Replace Moldy Grout DIY

When grout becomes discolored, cracked and chipped, it's time to replace it. Follow these step-by-step instructions to learn how. Saw Out the Mold. Working in one 2-by-2-foot area at a time, run the saw up and down the grout line. Vacuum Loose Residue. Vacuum out flaked residue, or use a soft brush to remove the grout pieces. Clean Grout Joints.

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Dublin Mill Salvage Dawgs DIY

The Dawgs travel to Dublin, Virginia, to help remove a dated water turbine from the historic Belle-Hampton Farm. After a full day of salvage, Mike and Tay return to the shop to build a kitchen island cart.

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10 Investments to Boost Your Home's Value DIY

The look of the house was completely transformed with the addition of a new entrance and a special mortar wash technique that gives the brick classic, old-world look. Matt Blashaw, host of DIY Network's Yard Crashers, and Nicole Curtis, host of Rehab Addict, countdown their top 10 smart home investments. 10. Front Yard Makeover.

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How to Lay a Paver Patio for a Firepit DIY

Step 4: Make a Level Landscape. On top of the flattened paver base, add a layer of sand. The sand will help create a level surface. Tamp down the sand to get it even. Then use a 2x4 to scrim the surface creating an even area for the pavers. Use a level to double-check the evenness of the base. Gary Payne.

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Brett Waterman Bio Brett Waterman DIY

Brett Waterman posing for photo, as seen on Restored. ( Portrait) Preservationist Brett Waterman brings new life to historic homes on DIY Network’s Restored. Although he was raised in Southern California, Brett spent a lot of time on his family’s farm in Oklahoma …

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Building Off the Grid: Colorado Straw Bale Home Building

Building Off the Grid: Colorado Straw Bale Home. A newly blended family is building an eco-friendly straw bale house for their daughter in the mountains of Southwest Colorado. With winter fast approaching, the family races to finish when the build is threatened by torrential rains and cold nights. See Tune-In Times.

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Pool Kings : DIYNetwork.com DIY

About the show. Cascading 15-foot waterfalls; luxury grottos and swim up bars are nothing for the Pool Kings. Follow along as they create over the top award-winning dream pools for their clients. From your own custom lake to a show-stopping backyard water park, the sky is …

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Outdoor Retreats Backyard Designs and Projects DIY

Groundbreaking backyard designs and how-to instructions for creating outdoor escapes and front yard retreats.

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Salvage Dawgs: 13 Upcycling Projects to Spark Your

Salvage Dawgs: 13 Upcycling Projects to Spark Your Creativity. Let these upcycled creations from Salvage Dawgs be your inspiration. The crew repurposed a worn ladder to help create this one-of-a-kind console. One man’s old suitcase is another man’s comfy …

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How to Install a Pre-Hung Exterior Door how-tos DIY

Begin installation by first running a thick bead of latex caulk along the subseal at the bottom of the old door opening. Then lift the new pre-hung door into the center of the rough opening, positioning the bottom seal first, then tilting the door into place. Check for plumb and shim the frame as necessary. Secure the door with cement screws at

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