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  1. 16. How To Paint a Faux Terra Cotta Floor

    A faux terra-cotta floor is an inexpensive alternative to the real thing. Just rubber-stamp the tiles with warm, earthy colors of latex...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 17. How to Build Raised Garden Beds

    Follow these simple steps to clear the space, prep the soil and shield against weeds for raised garden beds.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 18. How to Build an Industrial Pot Rack

    Dress up your kitchen with these step-by-step instructions on how to build a hanging pot rack using pipe and simple hooks.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 19. How to Create Sunburst Walls

    Learn how to create a sunny bamboo bungalow by applying a sunburst paint technique to the walls.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 20. How to Install a Lamp Cord Switch

    A cord switch makes it easy to turn hard-to-reach lamps on and off. Use these step-by-step instructions to install one in no time.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 21. How To Paint Unfinished Wood Furniture

    Learn how to prepare and paint unfinished wood.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 22. How to Grow Apples

    Plant your very own apple trees and you’ll have all the delicious fruit you can eat, bake or give away.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 23. How to Build a Wall Planter Box

    Learn how to soften an outdoor wall by hanging a planter box.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 24. How to Paint a Workshop Floor

    Not all floor paints are the same. Use these step-by-step instructions to choose the right paint and finish any workshop floor.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 25. How To Make Sketchbooks, Journals and Idea Books

    These handmade books can be ideal for binding memories.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 26. How To Paint Fabric

    This painting technique uses a masking-tape resist that gives clothing or furnishings a one-of-a-kind look.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 27. How to Build a Simple Loft Frame

    Learn how to turn a cluttered loft space into a usable study area with these step-by-step directions.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 28. Building a Backyard Playground

    An elaborate playground is simple to build if you use a kit.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 29. How to Remove a Vinyl Floor and Paint a Wood Floor

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 30. How to Grow Jerusalem Artichokes

    Jerusalem artichokes are members of the sunflower family that are grown for their edible tubers, which taste similar to artichokes.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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