Homeowners and renters may be interested in sprucing up a spot in or outside their houses. Whether it be a fresh coat of paint in the bedroom, or a full-on outdoor oasis, Flipster®, EBSCO’s digital magazine newsstand, is here to help by providing five free article downloads focused on home DIY projects and more.

1. Add excitement to blank walls

Open spaces are certainly appealing but bare walls can seem cold or uninviting. Warm up your space with tips for freshening up walls from the experts at Better Homes & Gardens.
View the free article from Better Homes & Gardens

2. Craft brewing

Home brewing is not a new trend, but it is a hobby that may be popping up with warmer weather in many parts of the world. Try your hand at a flavorful, yet light beer with a recipe from the brew masters at Craft Beer & Brewing.
Download the Craft Beer & Brewing recipe

3. Barn door beauty

Sliding barn doors have become popular with the rise of the modern farmhouse. Create a custom barn door entertainment center with help from Wood magazine.
View the barn door instructions

4. Crochet the day away

Crocheting and knitting are hobbies that many may see as too complicated to attempt. The pros at Simply Crotchet magazine are sharing an article that provides easy step-by-step instructions on popular patterns.
Read the Simply Crotchet article

5. Small ways to spruce up your space

Not everyone is onboard with tackling a large home project. Those looking to undertake smaller endeavors are in luck; Real Simple magazine shares tips for tidying up and refreshing spaces.
Download the small space update ideas

Looking for more design inspiration? Check out Flipster’s home improvement and design magazines or EBSCO’s Home Improvement Reference Center® to access a variety of home and DIY projects.

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