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Why You Should Take Up a Project
More than giving you a creative outlet, DIY projects help you save money, and perhaps even get you to pick up a skill or two. Projects also help you exercise your problem-solving skills. Every time you are stumped with a broken appliance or a storage challenge, you are actively looking for creative ways to solve it.
Kinds of Projects
When looking for do-it-yourself projects to pick up, look no further than the Internet for inspiration, instruction and motivation. There are many hobby forums online which are rich with advice on how you can start on your project. Pinterest is one such rich source, brimming with DIY ideas that you can borrow (or pin) from.
Do-it-yourself projects can range from practical, such as repurposing old paint cans into planters, to the more ambitious, such as building a day bed out of pallets. It could also be something that requires only a few hours of commitment, like giving your old dresser a style makeover with a new coat of pop-color paint.
The Right Tools
For every project that you embark on, you will need the right tools and equipment. In fact, any seasoned DIYer will swear by a well-stocked tool kit that should be able to serve you well from hanging a photo frame to installing a shelf.
You can also create a mood board and make a list of materials you will need. In terms of amount or quantity of materials, a good rule of thumb is to always purchase some extra. So if your project requires four wood planks, buy five in case you make a mistake with the first plank.
Whatever DIY tools and materials you need, you will find it online on the ACE website. Check out our collection of wall paints, stencils, decals, hobby products and equipment for sale. Buy online now and enjoy hassle-free delivery to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. You may also visit any of our branches located in major shopping districts in the UAE.