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With cooler weather approaching, it makes sense to start thinking about cozy ways to spruce up your home. 

Perhaps you’ve experimented with a little fall DIY project in the past, or maybe this is the year you’ve decided to put your design and creativity to the test. Regardless of your motivation, there are plenty of ideas for every part of your home. From incorporating more texture and sustainable materials, to emulating fall foliage, we’ve outlined some of the upcoming fall trends you can implement below!

Natural hues with a pop of colour

Fall is so often associated with rich and earthy tones—think burnt orange, deep chocolate brown, muted greens, camel, and mustard yellow. This fall, in addition to the expected warm and calming colour…

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Did you know your next DIY project could (and should!) help recycle waste material? The wood pallet is a versatile building block that can be turned into many useful indoor and outdoor items. To get you started with your first or next DIY wood pallet project, Jeff Richard, a recently retired homeowner who’s been building home projects for more than 30 years,  and Shaun Crawford, an avid DIYer, graciously offered up their pallet wisdom. 

Image via Brent Keane on Pexels.

Finding wood pallets

The first step to any DIY wood pallet project is the pallet itself. Richard finds most of his in the outdoor lumber area of hardware stores. 

“It’s usually very clear which pallets you can and can’t take,” says Richard. “Pallets that aren’t for removal are…

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If you have a passion for building, and you want to take on a unique project, we’ve got just the thing for you: a DIY live edge table. Live edge furniture is a great way to add beauty to your home and create a unique talking piece for future entertaining.

a live edge kitchen table and chairs Image via lifeSTYLED on Instagram

 What’s a live edge table? 

Remember that beautiful table at your family cottage? The one they seemingly stole from a fairy tale? Yup, that’s a live edge. These tables incorporate the natural edge of a piece of wood directly into their design. They’re rustic, raw, modern, and chic, not to mention sophisticated and built to last. A traditional live edge table will have tree bark on its sides; however, some people choose to remove it to avoid the bark possibly…

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