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Recessed lighting will add light to dark and often difficult to reach spaces in a home and a recessed light that offers ventilation makes it even more useful. A dark shower stall in the bathroom, a tucked away alcove under a mildew-prone stairwell and a stuffy dark closet are popular locations where a vented recessed light comes in handy. By combining ventilation and illumination a recessed vent light does both jobs of moving the air and keeping it fresh for a comfortable environment.

Home and lifestyle TikTok creator @rachlvalente’s page is full of helpful home hacks, but these super simple DIY floating shelves are one of our favorites. Pine wood from Home Depot, Amazon brackets, wood stain, a drill, and a stud finder are all you need to make these under $50 shelves.

While small or old dogs might need some extra help getting on the bed, pet stairs are rarely the best looking piece of furniture. This DIY pet ramp from @sarahmurphyc is a cuter alternative that’s just as functional.

This super aesthetic DIY flower art from @jenniferanandary doesn’t even require you to pick up a pencil. Just select your favorite dried flowers, print out their names, cut to size, and glue them to a piece of paper. Stick the end result in a 3D frame for art in minutes.

If you don’t want to spend money on a costume this year, turn to your closet. This DIY Snow White costume from @aliceclarkpayne layers a blue tank on top of a short sleeve lighter blue top to create the same look. 

Since just about everyone in the world has watched Squid Game by now, this affordable DIY costume from @imtaylorrae is sure to be a hit. It’s also easy enough that very few crafting skills are required.

An insulating window film provides protection from the sun’ s damaging effect on furnishings, especially in a south-facing room. Unless you’ ve seen the faded and worn condition of carpeting, upholstered furniture and draperies after days of intensive heat from the sun it’ s difficult to imagine. To help conceal glare from strong sunlight, one choice is to apply an...

The Department of Energy tells us warm air leaking into your home during the summer and out of your home in the winter can waste a substantial portion of your energy dollars. You can save at least 10% on your energy bill by reducing those air leaks at the doors to your house, and it’s one of the easiest and least expensive projects you can do.

While it may seem that replacing a kitchen faucet will be a straightforward swap of an old faucet for a new one, the first phase of the job may be the most challenging. Another issue is working in the dark on your back with your head and shoulders squeezed in the confines of a base cabinet. There is a staggering amount of kitchen faucet styles, finishes and features to...

TikTok creator @cindyyang is a huge fan of budget DIYs, and this backsplash hack is no exception. These peel and stick tiles look super realistic and are the perfect in-between option if you don’t have the budget for a real backsplash.

A nice upgrade to a bathtub with an old stationary showerhead is replacing it with a movable hand shower on a bar. It’ s a popular improvement and convenient addition that extends the use of the bathtub. With a movable head, it can become a soothing spray of warm water to massage sore joints, back pain and muscles.

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If you have an excess of mason jar lids (whether it’s from breaking the jars or they’re just getting a little rusty) you need to try this reuse DIY from @shelbizlee. A little paint and some ribbon transforms the mason jar lids into an adorable pumpkin shaped piece of décor.

You’d never know these floating candles in @disneyofficepotter’s yard were an affordable and simple DIY. To make them at home, you’ll need a glue gun, paint, empty toilet paper or paper towel rolls, fishing twine, and LED tealight candles.

This DIY from @thedadlab only requires black trash bags and scissors to create giant DIY spiderwebs. They can be folded and reused each year and they’re durable enough to hang outside.

Reusing everyday items can be a great way to decorate your home for Halloween without splurging on decorations you’ll only use once a year. These DIY potion bottles from TikTok creator @brookedarwin will give you something to do with your used glass bottles before you toss them in the recycling bin.

TikTok creator @juniperpointdesignco used wood boards, rope, wooden rings, and wood stain to create these hanging plant shelves for under $5. If you’re already making the boho tray, this project is perfect for using up any extra rope or shower rings.

Queue up your next Netflix show and pull out your glue gun, because this Dollar Tree DIY from @faithhomehome does require some patience. While you might get a little tired of wrapping rope around shower curtain rings, the budget-friendly result is worth it.

A garden arbor is an inviting element in any landscape that makes a statement, whether it’s a welcoming entry to property or placed as a focal point lush with climbing clematis. It’s a popular feature in today’s well-dressed landscape that defines space and says the door is always open to visitors to enter and enjoy the shelter, plantings and environment inside.

If you’ve had a few chilly or rainy days in a row, your pool might actually be too cold to enjoy. Take this DIY tip from @ashl3ighsw33t and use trash bags, pool noodles, and duct tape to quickly heat up the water.

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