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5 tips to the perfect DIY paint job ahead of Easter long weekend

Bunnings shares five expert approved hacks he is seeing savvy Aussies embrace to ensure they get the perfect DIY paint finish.

DIY is on the rise: No-sew chair upcycle

A recent survey by Bunnings has revealed that the majority of Australians (78 per cent) are upcycling – a jump of almost 20 per cent compared to the 59 per cent of Aussies who were picking up the tools to turn trash into treasure this time last year. Do you have a chair that needs reupholstering? Click for a no-sew DIY.

Josh and Jenna renovate ‘The Castle House’

It’s been almost a year since fan-favourites of The Block, Josh and Jenna sold their inner-Melbourne home to restore and renovate a Rutherglen homestead originally built in the 1800s. CW caught up with the Serial Renovators, to talk renovations and living off the land.

DIY: Turn your dining room into a talking point

Interior decorator Nicole Rosenberg of Liberty Interiors was given complete creative control to inject personality into her client’s dull and uninviting dining room – and the before and after does not disappoint.

Four tips for upcycling furniture with Annie Sloan

CW’s Anja de Rozario caught up with acclaimed paint guru and inventor of Chalk Paint, Annie Sloan, who shares her top tips for your first restoration project – straight from the mouth of the master.

Kitchen refresh: DIY paint makeover tips by Annie Sloan

If you’re just after a kitchen refresh rather than a full-scale renovation, we have the DIY tips you need. Paint expert Annie Sloan shows us the fastest way to update kitchen cupboards by simply using Chalk Paint and Chalk Paint Wax.

How to create your DIY sustainable dream wedding

It’s wedding season, Canberra! If you’re about to become a newlywed and looking for sustainable DIY wedding ideas to make your big day memorable, CW has all the inspiration you need.

Wrap your Christmas gifts the furoshiki way

Adding a personal touch to Christmas gift wrapping is a simple way to delight your loved ones. One cost-effective, environmentally-friendly and beautiful way to get crafty this year is with furoshiki wrapping.

Sustainable Christmas craft: hanging twinkle branch

Bring a little Christmas magic to your table setting this year with Instagrammer Sarah Pickersgill-Brown's DIY sustainable hanging twinkle branch.

The DIY arts and witch-crafts cauldron

Every witch needs their cauldron to brew up potions, curses, and spells, so this Halloween, Bunnings and Sophie from @nestihome have created the spookiest DIY boiler, so you can become the scariest witch-next-door.

The DIY spool table with Zoe Gilpin

Give your living room a coastal makeover with this easy and affordable DIY hack from interior decorator Zoe Gilpin, aka The DIY Decorator. The unique and eye-catching side table may be made with only a few simple items, but it doesn’t lack style.