Check out this article from Apartment Therapy for 12 basic, essential tools to keep on hand for your DIY projects! Instead of owning every tool under the sun, these twelve will make your projects easy and cost effective!

Here are some DIY projects to try on your next free weekend or snow day!

1) Laundry drying racks

2) Ongoing shopping list

3) Desk makeover

4) Arts and Craft Supply Storage