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Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

I have to admit that my library for home DIY repairs and projects is quite extensive. Books from helping fix appliances to how to make your own drapes, I've almost got them all. Here are a few of the handiest that I would suggest you keep on hand! (How many hand puns can we throw in this post?)

 

 

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

1. HomeMade Modern:Filled with 30 projects for those who like the modern DIY home! $17 on Amazon

 

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

2. DIY Decorating On A Budget: Perfect and simple projects for the DIY newbie to dip their toes! $9 on Amazon

 

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3. Do It Yourself: One of my faves! Several of the lighting ideas from this book have been super helpful when it comes to a few electrical home updates!  $23 on Amazon

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4. 101 Saturday Morning Projects: The projects in this book can all be completed in FOUR HOURS! $11 on Amazon

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

5. Styled by Emily Henderson: Styling those rooms and shelves is a handy skill that everyone should know a bit about! $22 on Amazon

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

6. Complete + Happy Home: Apartment Therapy has long been a DIY favorite and this one is filled with so many tips & tricks for getting your home the way you want. $22 on Amazon

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

7. Remodelista: These pages are filled to the brim with creative ideas for reusing household items! And Remodelista is a household name! $25 on Amazon

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

8. Young House Love: The Petersik's are pioneers in both blogging & renovating and have so much wisdom to share from their experiences! $19 on Amazon

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

9. How Your House Works: An excellent resource to have on hand should a major appliance stop working, this book has illustrations to help you understand how things work and what to check if they're not! $15 on Amazon 

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

10. The Big Book of Maker Skills: If you want to get technical... $20 on Amazon

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

11. DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner: A great resource for helping you be a bit more independent around the home! Tips for gardening, farming, and more! $14 on Amazon

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

12. Household Cleaning and Organizing: It's in the title! Hack is another word for "shortcut", right? ;) $3 on Amazon

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

13. Simple Home Repair: This has even the most basic of projects covered - dents & drywall included! $12 on Amazon

14. Reader's Digest New Fix-It-Yourself Manual: This one comes highly reviewed so you know there's a couple of wise notes to follow in there! $23 on Amazon

15. The Handbuilt Home: Filled with projects & tips from a renowned blogger and builder - Ana White! $16 on Amazon

 

 

Roundup: 15 Amazing Home DIY Books That Will Actually Help You Improve Your Handiness

 

What books do you like to turn to when it comes time to tackle the home repairs? We'd love to hear in the comments below! 

 

 

 

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