Monthly Archives: August 2013

DIY Dining Room Lighting Projects

The lighting in your dining room is important for so many reasons. It’s a gathering place for family meals, game nights and kids doing homework. A unique dining room lighting project can make this room much more fun, as well as impress your guests. While your first thought may be to install a one ton crystal chandelier, you might have more success while still making an impression with these three DIY lighting projects. I’ve found some great, easy to do projects around the web, so roll up your sleeves and get ready to illuminate.

The Whole Ball of Yarn 

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DIY Fire pit ideas

Why relax inside your cramped and stuffy house when you could be lounging around the great outdoors circled around a fire pit? The three problems that usually force people inside and away from an awesome night of fire pit relaxation are bugs, seating, and Sasquatch. In this post we’re going to look at fun and creative projects for your own fire pit that deal with all three of these problems. Let’s begin with the fire pit itself.

Your fire pit can be as simple as a hole in the ground with some burning sticks. Or you can have some real fun and build a raised fire pit with fire bricks so you don’t have to lean over to add more wood and reduce the chance of getting wood smoke in your eyes.

A round raised fire pit surrounded by a matching design.

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