How to paint Ikea outdoor SKARPÖ chairs: from white to Champagne pink
UK DIY blogger Jo Lemos shares how to paint the iconic IKEA SKARPÖ chairs for a budget yet bougie yard upgrade
5 must-have DIY tools and how to use them properly
A level, measuring tape, combi drill are just some of the essentials to include in your home tool kit. Check off these 5 must-have DIY tools and learn how to use them properly.
How to box in a boiler using IKEA's Metod cabinet – a stylish cover up
Real Homes blogger Jo Lemos shares how to box in a boiler using a kitchen cabinet for the DIY route. He used IKEA's Metod cabinet and this is how to DIY
How to paint a polka dot accent wall: a 7-step DIY
This polka dot accent wall can be created using leftover paint. DIY for a quick and easy room refresh.
How I painted uPVC windows in our conservatory – with every success
I painted our uPVC conservatory frame in 5 simple steps. Here's how to DIY using a brush & roller for pro results.
Real Costs: Bathroom gets a Crittall-style makeover for under £2k
A little DIY and clever budgeting helped create this Crittall-inspired bathroom space on the cheap.
Real Costs: A simple layout swap made room for a DIY kitchen – for less than £3k
With no need for a second lounge, DIYer Jo Lemos opted for a simple home layout swap to create his dream kitchen – without knocking down any walls. It cost this much.
Real Costs: A tiny galley kitchen becomes an airy utility room for less than £1k
One DIY pro turned his tiny galley into a light and air utility room with heaps of storage. And it only cost this much...
How to paint a wall arch - A quick DIY you can do with leftover paint
Arches are a major architectural trend, but if your home doesn't have one, you can still fake the look with paint. Here's how to paint a wall arch.
How to build a summer house: How a DIY savvy couple built their own garden oasis for under £1200
A DIY savvy couple built a summer house from scratch in the back garden of their 1950s detached semi. Here's how they did it
How to tile over a brick fireplace – An inexpensive DIY job with dramatic results
DIY influencer Jo Lemos shares his method for how to tile over a brick fireplace wall, plus tips and advice he learned along the way.
DIY cabinet doors: How to update your kitchen doors with plywood
Want to give old cabinets an upgrade? DIY plywood cabinet doors are a modern, inexpensive, and simple project that creates major impact
DIY scaffolding board decking: How to tackle this budget-friendly project for a high-end look
Scaffolding board decking is a stylish and inexpensive alternative to traditional or composite boards. Here's how to DIY at home.
This DIY ombré textured wall paint is better than wallpaper
Forget wallpaper: This DIY ombré wall technique is the perfect way to create a statement in any space
Use this Ikea doormat hack to make a stair runner for £20
Create a full-length stair runner on a budget with this clever DIY
How I upcycled an old IKEA kitchen into a stylish piece of furniture
Real Homes blogger Jo Lemos saved kitchen cabinets from a landfill, created a gorgeous sideboard, and saved hundreds in the process