Looking for a quick weekend project to update your home? From mini room makeovers to super easy ways to upcycle furniture, these ideas are achievable for anyone with even the most basic of DIY skills.
Why not give one a go this bank holiday?
How to remove paint from wood – with or without chemicals, or vinegar
You can remove paint from wood doors, floors, trim and more with or without chemicals and using vinegar to help. Ideal to add a new stain or to revive old woodwork.
How to install laminate flooring – prepare to lay laminate like a pro
You should always use underlay when laying laminate. This step-by-step on how to install laminate flooring will ensure an expert finish – every time.
How to restore wood doors – refinish and revive interior doors like a professional
Refinishing wood doors can give them a new lease of life. This is how to clean timber, repair any damage and more to restore internal doors to their original greatness.
How to restore a front door – refinish old or weather-beaten hardwood
Front door restoration is key to keep your hardwood entry door looking its finest. Clean up and refinish yours properly.
How to put up a shelf – a guide to hanging shelves on the wall with brackets
A step-by-step guide and video on how to put up a shelf with brackets – whether you're working with drywall, plaster or masonry walls.
How to tile a wall – perfect the look of your shower, bathroom or kitchen space
Where to start when tiling a wall in your shower, bathroom or kitchen space for professional results. Our DIY video and step-by-step method can help.
18 wall painting ideas – how to use paint, tape and creativity to DIY new looks
Refresh your living room, bedroom and the rest of your home with the best DIY wall paint ideas. You need tape, paint and a little creative thinking.
A guide to painting doors – how to refresh front doors, uPVC, composite and more
Painting doors is easy with our expert advice. This is how to get professional results on your front door, internal uPVC, wooden or composite door type.
Painting windows: 10-steps to upgrade timber and uPVC frames like a pro
See how to paint windows properly with our how-to video and 10-step guide to painting timber and uPVC frames too.
How to paint kitchen cabinets – wooden, laminate or pre-painted
Painting kitchen cabinets is a quick, cheap and easy DIY. Should you prime, the best paints for the job and how to get an expert finish.
How to paint a wall for streak-free, professional results
How to paint a wall properly using a roller and a brush for a professional finish – fast. Plus, how to not get paint anywhere else...
How to paint a room – the correct order to DIY for a professional finish
How to paint a room from top to bottom. The best order to DIY for an expert finish – fast – even for beginners.
How to paint a garage door: metal, steel, fiberglass or for a wood effect
A step-by-step on how to paint a garage door made from metal, steel, fiberglass or wood. Plus, how to create a wood-like effect...
How to make a terrarium at home – 10 steps using succulents, moss and more
How to make a terrarium is simple whether using succulents, ferns and moss, charcoal or not. Learn how to create this homemade ecosystem successfully.
How to make a living wall – an easy step by step to DIY your own living wall system
Living walls: A great way to max out a small garden space and easy to create in just a weekend with our ultimate DIY guide.
Spring gardening – 12 tips to get your plot ready for planting and the warmer months
These spring gardening tips and ideas will help revive your outdoor space for the warmer months ahead. From soil restoration, to spring flowers, maintenance and more.
This DIYer's IKEA shoe storage hack is simply stunning (and oh-so affordable)
The best IKEA hacks we saw this year – 21 creative ways to update your furniture
Love a good IKEA hack? Us too, so we have rounded up some of the easiest ones out there...
Painted floorboards: an easy guide to getting that rustic look
You can make a big impact by simply painting floorboards – for just the cost of a little preparation and a pot or two of paint
How to lime wood: everything you need to get that white wash effect
Want to know how to lime wood? Helaine Clare's simple, step-by-step instructions will help transform old wood furniture and exposed timber surfaces