Manasa Reddigari


Manasa Reddigari has tackled topics ranging from computer software to home remodeling in her more-than-a-decade-long career as a writer and editor. During her stint as a scribe, she's been featured by leading outlets in the real estate, home improvement, and lifestyle niches such as Trulia, Stikwood, and Brit + Co. Her design philosophy is, if you can dream it, you can DIY it! Connect with her on her website,, or LinkedIn to find out what she's been writing about lately.

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18 Inspiring Ideas for Easy Outdoor Entertaining

Do you and your guests need a distraction from the heat this summer? These 18 DIY ideas for outdoor entertaining are high in crowd appeal and unbelievably low in effort!

MAY 25, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
23 Insanely Clever Ways to Beat Clutter

Are you sick of your littered living room, overcrowded cabinet, or too-cramped-for-comfort closet? Cure clutter around the home with one of these 23 unexpectedly smart and stylish DIY ideas!

MAY 19, 2016 | THURSDAY
20 Dollar-Store DIYs for Every Room of the House

From upcycling wastebaskets into hampers to transforming wine bottles into tiered serving pieces, these 20 project ideas turn bottom-dollar materials into top-dollar home wares faster tha...

MAY 18, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
Cool Tools: Simplify Your Painting Process with an Airless Spray System

Have you ever turned a blind eye to the chipping paint on a wall or ceiling to avoid the ordeal of redoing those hard-to-reach areas? You’re not alone. DIYers and professional painters wh...

MAY 18, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
The Essential Guide to Spring Home Improvement

Spring brings blooming flowers and budding trees, but it also brings a long list of home improvement chores that accumulated over the winter. Now is the time to tackle cleaning projects, ...

MAY 11, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
18 Sneaky Ways to DIY Top-Dollar Decor

When it comes to home decor, quality and affordability don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Whether you're looking to glam up the garden or invigorate a lifeless living room, these 18 kno...

MAY 6, 2016 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Dreamy Designs for a DIY Crib

Whether you’re a parent-to-be or simply wish to give a new mom and dad something special, consider crafting a DIY crib. Here, you’ll find designs and directions for four wonderful (and wo...

MAY 6, 2016 | FRIDAY
7 Painting Tools You Never Knew You Needed

When you're after a polished-looking paint finish, it's tempting to call in the pros—after all, that's one way of eliminating those DIY “oops” moments that lead to dropped brushes, spills...

20 Tiny Backyards We Love

From woodland wonderlands to no-mow lawns, these 20 small backyard ideas showcase the countless fun and functional possibilities that lie on your home turf—no matter its size.

3 Fixes for a Lawn Mower That Won't Start

Lawn care can be a tedious chore, but once the grass starts growing in the spring, mowing becomes an inevitable fact of life. When you finally muster the strength to tackle that first cut...