MyFixitUpLife’s Father’s Day Gift Guide for DIY Dads

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Check out MyFixitUpLife’s Father’s Day Gift Guide for the DIY dad in your life. Or just for cool gear that gets work done. I love storage. Smart, versatile organized tool and gear storage. Why? Probably because I have an equal and opposite disdain for looking for stuff. I’m really digging … see more

DIY Christmas gifts: Reviewing Hi-Tec’s Trail OX Chukka waterproof boot

diy christmas gifts

DIY Christmas gifts means not just making presents and stuff but giving (and getting) gear that makes doing the DIY I do—whether that’s carpentry, woodworking or weekend walks with my son—better and easier. My current infatuation—and DIY Christmas gifts suggestion for the DIYer and doer on your list (or you)—is … see more

Holiday decoration ideas: Light the night with MyFixitUpLife’s yard pyramid

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We all need holiday decoration ideas. And as much as I love stringing garland (I don’t) I’m more at home making stuff with tools.  If you are too, I hope you’ll like and share our holiday yard pyramid. Stuff For me, holiday decoration ideas are more fun when they’re made … see more

Leftover holiday greeting cards are now a little sparkling holiday village

The little holiday village is making me so super happy on our mantel MyFixitUpLife 2

Holiday greeting cards and envelopes can be recycled, but it’s more to fun to repurpose. It’s fun to make something out of something else, and I’m glad I had so many holiday greeting cards that had not yet made it into a recycling or compost bin. For this project, I wanted … see more

Ho Ho Holiday lights are fun diy projects. Here’s ‘pinspiration.’

If you are new to decorating for the holidays, or trying a new thing like stringing lights, our biggest and best-used advice is to start small. Segment the project into smaller projects, and tackle each. This way you can celebrate small achievements, and have the option to stop at the end of any of the projects and save those ideas for next year.

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