House One How To & DIY
Create this tall, double-sided word sign for your porch that can be decorated and flipped depending on the season, giving you one less item to store in your seasonal décor.
Using stock lumber, glue, and fasteners, This Old House DIY Expert & House One Editor Jenn Largesse explains how to build a handy organizer for your entryway.
Whether you’re revamping an old piece of furniture or treating bare wood, a whitewash finish is the perfect way to lighten the look while still maintaining a hint of the wood grain.
Need to remove your existing baseboards? Follow these steps to easily remove them without damaging your wall or flooring.
Want to save time and money when painting wood? House One’s Jenn Largesse shares her process for getting the best results when painting bare wood.
Want to add some color to your windows, or do you need curtains to help darken a room? DIY Expert and House One Editor Jenn Largesse demonstrates the best (and easiest) way to hang a curtain rod.
Watch House One editor Jenn Largesse demonstrate three easy ways to make multiple cuts using a miter saw.
Mandala designs have increasingly been on the rise in the Western world for a few years now. They’re everywhere: on apparel, linens, in adult coloring books, and are especially popular as tattoo designs
In some cases, paint stains may seem to be a permanent problem, but fear not—small splatters and large coatings are easier to remove than you’d think! From sanding to scraping to specialty products, there are many methods to try if your first attempt at cleaning old paint is unsuccessful.
Need a place to store your children’s bicycles, without having to put holes or hooks into the wall? Watch this video and read our guide to building an easy DIY kids bike rack.
Building a birdhouse is a simple woodworking project you can do with young children over a weekend. Watch this video and follow these steps for building an easy birdhouse with scrap wood.
Learn how to build a shoe dresser with This Old House DIY Expert & House One Editor, Jenn Largesse.
How to properly stain an Adirondack chair with This Old House DIY Expert & House One Editor Jenn Largesse.
Build a free-standing bathroom organizer complete with tilt-out hamper with This Old House DIY Expert & House One editor, Jenn Largesse.
This freestanding bathroom cabinet features open shelving, allowing you to keep an eye on supplies and fulfill as needed, or display washroom decor. Read on to get the free plans, cut list and instructions for this project.
A solar lantern is the perfect way to add a little ambiance without the hassle of expensive hard-wired lighting. Follow these directions to learn how to make your own DIY solar lantern for less than $15.
Build your dog or cat a stylish home using a half sheet of plywood. Download these plans and watch the video for instructions on how to build it.
A DIY wall magazine rack is the perfect place to store and display your favorite magazines. The clear front and slim design is also perfect for displaying photos, records, and other artwork. Watch this video for instructions on how to build a magazine rack for your home.
The base of a bookcase is the perfect place for a pop of color or pattern
Microfiber is becoming an increasingly more popular furniture option these days. The synthetic but soft fabric is made from thin fibers that can make a couch or chair look like suede or leather, but costs far less than those materials. How do you keep it looking new? Read on for our microfiber cleaning tips.
Combine iron threaded pipe and butcher block to create a kitchen centerpiece.