If you’re looking for DIY inspiration, you’ve come to the right place.
Find DIY projects and craft ideas that will make your house a home. With step-by-step projects, tutorials, and how-to’s we’ve got everything you need! And if there’s something we’ve missed, just ask us! We’d love to help.
DIY encompasses all our projects here at Birdz of a Feather. You’ll find home improvements, home decor and crafts, furniture projects, outdoor projects, free pattern & printables and upcycling.
Under home improvements, we’ve got ideas for renovating and storage solutions plus maintenance and repair.
Home Decor and Crafts
Home decor and crafts has projects like fibre crafts (crochet, needle felting, sewing and window treatments) planters and lighting.
This is where we show you how we transformed our favourite finds. We’ve also got IKEA hacks and will show you paint techniques, such as how to milk paint for beginners and stencilling projects.
Here you’ll find water features, landscaping ideas and garden decor projects such as trellises and privacy screens.
We like to think we’re making the world a better place one upcycle at a time. After all, good planets are hard to find!
Free Pattern and Printables
All our project patterns are free with your subscription.
When is comes to gluten free chocolate chip cookies, it’s impossible to achieve that distinctive caramelized flavour that chocolate chip cookies are known for without any refined sugar. So, if you’re willing to compromise, we’ve come up with a few cheats in this recipe (cream cheese and molasses) that we believe work wonders.
Enjoy these craveable, dunkable chocolate chip cookies with your favourite morning beverage or any time of day.
Matcha is our new go-to indulgence and these matcha popsicles fit the bill as a scorching heatwave approaches. These refreshingly creamy, dreamy and delightful treats are just what we need to beat the heat!
These DIY bookends couldn’t be more unique and the heavy cast iron is perfect for holding your book collection in place! The unique twist is that these bookends are actually made from a sewing machine supported by books!Continue reading →
With a little creativity and some upcycled materials, you can make a homemade gift for dad that he’ll treasure forever. Whether you’re giving it to your own father or helping your kids create a special surprise for their dad, this unique envelope is sure to make this Father’s Day one to remember. Continue reading →
Are you tired of re-threading your serger every time you want to change thread colors? Learn this simple trick that will save you time and hassle. Follow our easy steps and never worry about re-threading again!Continue reading →
Today we’re making a cement planter DIY that utilizes a plastic baseball straight from the dollar store!
We were inspired to upcycle this kid’s baseball mitt found at Value Village. And with baseball season stretching from March to October, this indoor cement planter is timely! It makes a great gift idea for any season or occasion. Continue reading →
Perfecting this shredded chicken recipe was a long time coming.
13 years ago, I auditioned for a TV show in which home cooks could compete for their recipe to become a President’s Choice product to be sold in grocery stores nationwide! Exciting right?
Unfortunately, one of the judges didn’t like the cubed chicken on my chimichurri pizza. It wasn’t the chicken per se, but the shape! Back then, shredded chicken wasn’t even on my radar. Now that this recipe is tried and true, I can’t wait to share it with you. I know we use it a LOT and I think you will too!
My grandmother was an amazing cook and introduced me to foods I’d probably never try, like this chopped liver recipe! It’s the BEST chopped chicken liver ever; once you know about her secret ingredient.
If you remember Yorkshire Pudding growing up, now you can enjoy gluten free Yorkshire Pudding with this recipe if you can no longer eat gluten. Or, if gluten isn’t an issue, keep this recipe in your back pocket for when you have a guest with a gluten free dietary restriction.
Make ahead spice rub for pork tenderloin is a quick and easy way to whip up a delicious meal in under half an hour. Perfect for week nights or on the weekend, pork tenderloin is a versatile meal for any night or occasion.