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Jae Warren

Jae Warren is an Atlanta based copywriter/script writer, editor and avid putter (golf is impossible when you’re constantly on deadline). You can follow his professional antics on Twitter @Homedepot_jae.


DIY Decor: The ZipStich DIY Chair

Posted by: on July 31st, 2013 | Make A Comment

  Many of you enjoyed our previous posts with Ana White on how to make an Adirondack chair and outdoor coffee table, and have written to us and sent pictures of your finished work. We love them! Please keep ’em coming. We recently hooked up with Ben Uyeda, lecturer, designer and the man behind HomeMade [...]

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How to Make a DIY Wall Organizer

Posted by: on July 30th, 2013 | Make A Comment

  This easy-to-make wall organizer is a great example of the types of interesting projects The Home Depot Community is constantly creating and sharing to help and inspire avid and would-be DIYers. In this short video, Robin will show you how to repurpose a paneled door into a wall organizers perfect for use in an [...]

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Places: The Well-Organized Garage

Posted by: on July 25th, 2013 | 2 Comments

  A well-organized garage is not an oxymoron, something out of a photo op, or a feat to be achieved only with the assistance of professional. If you’re willing to invest some time and effort and let go of a few (or a lot) of items that are truly no longer useful, your garage could [...]

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How to Make an Outdoor Chandelier

Posted by: on July 23rd, 2013 | Make A Comment

  Here’s a great project for anyone looking for unique lighting ideas for an porch, deck or any outdoor space. Christine from The Home Depot Community has a terrific outdoor chandelier project that’s fun and easy to make. This outdoor chandelier DIY project is pretty simple. All you need is a coco planter basket, jelly jars, [...]

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Places: 3 Popular Dining Room Makeover Ideas

Posted by: on July 17th, 2013 | One Comment

  We’re not suggesting that dining rooms are passé … well, not exactly. And if you are someone who’s prone to throw large dinner parties or have the extended tribe over for family gatherings, of course, you’d never even consider turning the dining room into an office, home theater or playroom for the kiddies. But [...]

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Refresh Your Deck With New Post Caps

Posted by: on July 16th, 2013 | 2 Comments

  Give your backyard deck a quick, inexpensive refresh before your next outdoor party or family gathering by simply adding or changing out the post caps. You’ll not only dress up your deck, but also enhance the look of your entire outdoor space. In this short video you will see just a sampling of the wide [...]

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Places: A Floating Deck

Posted by: on July 10th, 2013 | 2 Comments

  Having a nice deck conveniently located just off the kitchen or living room is ideal for outdoor dining and relaxation. And who wouldn’t want to walk right out onto a deck from the bedroom to enjoy morning coffee and the newspaper? But if the design of your home won’t allow for the addition of a [...]

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Easy Gardening With Raised Bed Garden Kits

Posted by: on July 9th, 2013 | 2 Comments

  There are many advantages to growing herbs, vegetables, flowers and plants in a raised bed garden. Since it’s essentially a large planter, in a raised bed your plants will have the opportunity to start life in a nutrient-rich, high-quality soil that gives them the best opportunity to grow and thrive. And, when covered by [...]

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How To Prevent Ants From Invading Your Home And Lawn

Posted by: on July 4th, 2013 | 7 Comments

  Ants and other unwelcome pests seem to have a way of showing up just in time to ruin a perfect outdoor gathering. So, to help you combat meddlesome insects seeking to invade your home or interrupt your outdoor fun, we asked Maureen from The Home Depot Community Forums to prepare a simple battle plan [...]

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Places: DIY Outdoor Furniture Ideas

Posted by: on July 3rd, 2013 | 4 Comments

  We were inspired to round up a few creative ideas for building DIY outdoor furniture after stumbling across this gem of a makeover on the The Pennington Point blog. Lisa and her family created this entire outdoor living space out on their deck using “junk” from around their home and random building materials left [...]

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