ladder outdoorsWith spring, comes the insatiable desire to get outside and do some DIY projects! Right? Well, we found the best of the DIY Web for you this week. Enjoy!

Construction Chronicles: Rain Barrels Redux (DIY Life): Collect rainwater and conserve water, this post details the how-to.

Shopping with Michelle Spadaro (New York Times): Set designer Michelle Spadaro shows how to make a thrift store chair one-of-a-kind with a little spray paint and an old sweater.

Our friends north of the border from Muchmor Magazine give us Five Easy, Equity-Building DIY Projects including basics like power washing your home’s exterior.

Make a Painted Door Mat with just your computer, some spray paint and a basic mat. An easy project that looks great.

And if you need a little help getting help on some projects, or your honey-do list, Skip to My Lou shows us how to make a duct tape bullwhip.