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4 YouTube videos for DIY home decor, Fourth of July, more

July 3, 2014 at 9:32 AM ET

Video: YouTube’s Zayna Aston joins TODAY to talk about some of the video site’s most popular how-to sensations, including how to make pretty homemade candles with shells you find on the beach.

From barbecue tips for your Fourth of July cookout to summer life hacks and DIY projects: Zayna Aston from YouTube shows off a few of the most popular videos on the site this week.

3 cute DIY room decor ideas
Liven up your room for the summer with the help of this video tutorial from Polished! With almost 400,000 subscribers, the Polished channel is hosted by some of the top beauty, fashion and DIY gurus on YouTube who give advice and tips from makeup tutorialsclever beauty hacks and DIY projects.

Easy Fourth of July tips and treats

Get ready for the long weekend with delicious ideas from the AnneOrShine YouTube channel. With almost 1 million subscribers to her channel, Ann Le loves creating videos that inspire people to uncover their inner creativity through fashion and DIY projects such as wall artjewelry displays and upcycling projects

Life's a beach
Here’s a great suggestion from the AnneOrShine channel that will turn your vacation memories into great, beach-y table decorations for your barbecue. If you’re setting out on vacation this weekend, be sure to check out Anne’s helpful summer vacation packing essentials and how to style 8 outfits from one carry on!

Why you should spiral-cut your wiener
Wow your guests with this simple and impressive barbecue hack that will turn your hot dog into a conversation starter. The experts on the Chow YouTube channel pass along the wisdom of their foodie community on their Chow Tips series. Tune in to learn helpful food and kitchen tips such as quick iced coffee and how to make soft serve using a banana.  



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