Have you ever had the thought — “Oh, I could make that” — when scrolling through social media or the internet?

I mean, it’s easy to screenshot a project or think “I’ll make that another time”, but actually starting and completing the project can be intimidating. This is why we’ve listed 3 of our favourite internet resources to help you get started on your DIY journey and stop procrastinating:

  • YouTube: You can search for any type of DIY project from kitchen renovations to toilet installations, 1000’s of videos are at your fingertips
  • designsforDIY.com: Created by a mechanical engineer, Jon provides an equipment list, materials shopping list & step-by-step detailed instructions for 5 of his best DIY builds. If you don’t see a DIY project you’re interested in, simply email [email protected] with your current project and Jon would be more than happy to assist you.
  • www.deniseparkesdiy.com: For those looking for a craft DIY inspired experience — Based out of Mississauga, Ontario, Denise covers multiple topics from decoupage to clay, stencils & home decor. Simple instructions and how-to videos make this site extremely user-friendly. There is even a Crafty DIY subscription box available.

DIY home projects can boost your self-esteem, self-reliance and even offer a unique bonding experience among family members. Find what interests you and start creating.

“You never know just what you can do until you try.”

— Joseph Delaney