Have some extra time at home these days? Freshen up your home with these nifty craft ideas and DIY interior design projects that will up your decor game. While we might not all be as naturally crafty as these HGTV Canada stars, these simple how-to videos demonstrate just how easy it can be – and how kind it can be on your wallet.
Published July 21, 2019, Updated March 23, 2020
DIY Living Picture Frame
This gorgeous living picture frame is as easy as one, two, three. With a few tools and basic items (don’t forget a few succulents!), you can create your own version in a DIY home project the whole family can enjoy. Watch as Backyard Builds hosts Sarah Keenlyside and Bryan McCourt demonstrate how it all came together.
DIY Refurbished Porch Swing
Watch as Masters of Flip and Making it Home With Kortney & Dave co-host Dave Wilson breaths new life into this tired porch swing. It’s not as difficult as you might think! Watch the full video to find out how its done.
Worst to First star Catherine Yuen shows us how to turn sentimental trinkets into fun bookends in three easy steps. Check out the full how-to video and dive into this craft project for adults.
DIY Outdoor Ottoman
Ottomans can be a tad bit overpriced, even when shopping at your favourite store. Luckily, there’s a hack for that! Backyard Builds star Sarah Keenleyside assures us that this project is just as easy as she makes it look. Find out everything you need to create your own DIY outdoor ottoman by watching the full video.
DIY Refurbished Chandelier
Masters of Flip and Making it Home With Kortney & Dave stars Kortney and Dave Wilson definitely know a thing or two about renovations, but they’re also champs when it comes to DIY home projects. Take, for example, this stunning dining room chandelier. Watch the full video on how to refurbish this show-stopping piece for your own home.
DIY Decorative Shelf
Worst to First‘s Catherine Yuen shows us how to transform a simple cake pan into a stylish shelf. Yes, really! You have to see this one to believe it. Watch the full how-to video and get started on your own DIY project.
Avid green thumbs are aware of how costly a beautiful garden can be, especially if you’re looking to show off a little during a backyard party. But maintaining an HGTV Canada-worthy garden doesn’t have to break the bank. Watch as Backyard Builds stars Bryan McCourt and Sarah Keenleyside walk you through a few simple steps for making your own DIY planters.
DIY Recipe Book Stand
Worst to First co-host Catherine Yuen shows us how to create a rustic book stand out of an old cutting board. Think it’s impossible? Watch the full how-to video for yourself before you embark on your own DIY craft.
DIY Storage Solutions
Skip the trip to your favourite department store. Backyard Builds stars Brian McCourt and Sarah Keenleyside demonstrate three creative ways for storage solutions with a ball storage locker, pegboard storage system and a bike rack. Watch the full video for a little inspiration and get started!