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DIY Firewood Holder | 12 Days of DIY

December 09, 2015 By Kirsten Dunn

Today's project is the perfect DIY gift for someone who likes industrial decor. This gas pipe firewood holder is a sleek storage solution. It's not only great for firewood, but can be customized to hold blankets, towels, or any number of things.

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DIY Trick-or-Treat Banner

October 20, 2015 By Kirsten Dunn

There’s something about the crisp, clear days and cold nights of fall that turns us inside and puts DIY on the mind. The lazy distraction of summer is gone and suddenly our hands and minds need something to fill the time. And with Halloween and Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to start decorating!

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How to Refinish a Rusty Fire Pit

July 28, 2015 By Kirsten Dunn

There's nothing like enjoying an evening out on your deck around a fire pit to remind you that it is summer. It's a sacred time to take a moment and savor the long days, clear skies, and enjoy the company of friends and family. Perhaps you've planned ahead and made some marshmallows to roast. But maybe you've postponed your evening summer ritual because your fire pit is a little worse for ware after sitting in the Seattle rain all winter. Have no fear, Dunn DIY is here with a fast, simple solution to get you back to evenings of s'mores, sunset watching, and crackling fires.

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Fourth of July Pallet Sign

June 30, 2015 By Kirsten Dunn

Apple pie, fireworks, suntans, and BBQs—we love Fourth of July celebrations. This American Flag Pallet Sign is the perfect addition to any July 4th party. And if you're especially patriotic, it's an awesome year-round piece of Americana art.

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How To Make A Dowel Magazine Rack

June 16, 2015 By Kirsten Dunn

We needed a magazine rack to store our Dunn DIY newsprints and thought it'd be the perfect project for the site! When treated with Lifetime Wood Treatment, this rack can double as a garden trellis. It's simple, it's easy, and it's cheap—our favorite kind of DIY project.

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How To Refinish Furniture (Fast)

May 19, 2015 By Rachelle Cummings

DIY projects can take several days and a lot of hurry up and wait. Sometimes it's nice to have a project that gives you instant results. This coffee cart was a Goodwill find. It's such a unique piece. The trays are removable and the cart collapses—but it was in need of a little love.

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Pallet Makeover: Wedding Sign

April 14, 2015 By Kirsten Dunn

The pallet sign project is an absolute must! It’s perfect for personalizing a party or your home (I’m making this one for my sister’s wedding). It’s beautiful, simple, and doesn’t leave a hole in your wallet! I mean, free wood may require a little extra manual labor, but it’s totally worth it. And isn’t the hard work what makes the final product feel so good anyways?