Five on Friday: Shining the Spotlight on You!

From upcycling “junk” to laying down floor tile, Bob Vila Nation community bloggers are taking home improvement to the next level—and then sharing their DIY prowess with the online world. Check out some of our favorites from the past week, and if you like what you see, there’s more where that came from over in our Community section.

1. Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Big?

Five on Friday - Getting Rid of Clutter

Photo: Evolution of Style Blog

If you’re not careful.. clutter can take over. The Evolution of Style blog shows us how easy it is to reclaim your space with a few simple steps.


2. Driving Screws into Tough Wood

Five on Friday - Drilling Hard Wood

Photo: Remodelando la Casa

Screws won’t budge? Remodelando la Casa has a secret tip to make your hardwood projects a breeze.

3. Laying Basket-Weave Tile

Five on Friday - Basket-Weave Tile

Photo: The Picardy Project

Nobody ever said basket-weave tile is easy to install. But a high level of difficulty has never stopped Picardy Project before…

4. How To: Buy on Craigslist

Five on Friday - How to Buy on Craiglist

Photo: Our Lake Life

From nightstands to cane chairs, Our Lake Life has found the perfect formula for shopping on Craigslist.

5. 25 “Junk” Decor Ideas

Five on Friday - Jug Vase

Photo: Creatively Living

If you’re looking for upcycling inspiration, look no further than Creatively Living‘s incredible project roundup.

For more from the Bob Vila Nation community, consider:

DIY Barn Wood Floating Shelves
20 Inventive Ways to Upcycle Shipping Pallets
My Grandfather’s 7 Secrets to a Perfect Paint Job