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See your projects and DIY tips published on DIYideaCenter.com! You can submit your original projects and tutorials by using our Share Your Project form. Projects must include a photo and must be your own original creations. Projects are reviewed by our editorial staff and are added based on timeliness, quality, and overall need on the site. If/when your project is added, you will receive an email containing the link to your uploaded tutorial. Use this form and submit your projects today!
DIY eBooks are free, downloadable DIY project collections organize around a theme, such as DIY Living Room Ideas, DIY Benches, or DIY Accessories. These eBooks are PDF documents that can be downloaded off our website, saved to your computer, and/or printed out for easy reference while crafting. We think eBooks are a great way to offer a free collection of craft products to our users. For more advantages to eBooks, see our eBook Guide. We publish new eBooks every month. The newest eBooks are listed here.
Go to our Free DIY eBooks page and click on the eBook that interests you. You will need Adobe to access our eBooks, but you can download a free copy of Adobe Reader from the Adobe website. For help downloading the eBooks, see our eBook Guide. You will find links to projects, guides, and other resources in craft projects published in the eBooks, but you will have to click on these links and visit DIYideaCenter.com to view these resources. If a link in a PDF craft project does not work, type in the project name into the search box at our website to locate the project and please contact us.
The DIYIdeasCenter.com editorial team loves giving away craft products to our readers. Every Tuesday, we feature a new contest to win a craft book and every Friday, we feature a new contest to win a craft product. These craft books and products are reviewed by our testing team. You can enter the contest via the entry form on the contest page. See all current and upcoming giveaways here.
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Updated June 19, 2015