Here’s an epic list of trendy DIY home decor that you can make yourself! While I love shopping as much as the next person, sometimes I can’t afford it, and sometimes I would rather make something exactly as I envision it.
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Without further ado, let’s get into these easy projects!
1. Antique Mirror
Turn any picture frame into a beautiful antique mirror with this tutorial. It’s kind of amazing to watch the transformation, and so easy and fun you’ll want to do this more than once. Want to transform an existing mirror? Follow this tutorial for distressing a mirror.
2. Aged Vase
Those old pottery vases can be hard to find, and expensive to purchase. But with this DIY aged vase project, you can turn any vase or pot into something old and beautiful.
3. Farmhouse Coat Rack
These coat racks are not only pretty – they are super practical. The trick is buying beautiful hooks. You can see where I bought these old rusty iron hooks in this tutorial.
4. Paint your Furniture
Want to breathe new life into a piece of furniture? All it takes is some paint! In this tutorial, I show you step by step how to paint a piece of furniture. You can also check out this milk paint review for more inspiration.
5. Entryway Table
Entry tables make for a welcoming entrance, and are a great place for a lamp, greenery and seasonal decor. This entry table tutorial was made completely out of 2x4s and stained a rich black color.
6. Rustic Bench
Less than ten bucks in wood will give you this adorable diy rustic bench. It’s perfect for creating a little moment in your home!
7. Abstract Art
8. Pillow Covers
9. Wooden Box
10. Lamp Makeover
I love lamp. Take an existing lamp or a thrifted one, and turn it into a brand new one with a little spray paint and a new shade. Get the tutorial here.
11. Faux Mercury Glass
These are so pretty and make perfect little homemade gifts. I used dollar store glasses to keep the cost low. Make a bunch of these mercury glass candleholders and nestle them together for a beautiful centerpiece.
12. Wood Pedestal
Add some warm wood tones to a room with a wood pedestal. Use it for a vase of greens or a soap dish. These are perfect for a kitchen or bathroom!
13. Mini Stool
Once of my favorite projects ever. These mini stools are great for kids and adults alike, but they are also make perfect little plant stands.
14. Peg Rail
Peg rails might not be the most obvious decor item – but please don’t overlook them. These DIY peg rails can add a little touch of whimsy to any blank wall. Why? Because you hang so many cute things from them! Wreaths, scarfs, bells, baskets and more. You will have so much fun with these.
15. Laptop Stand
16. Bathtub Tray
Another favorite! Sometimes bathrooms can be so sterile looking. These wood bath trays allow you to add a touch of warmth, and they are also practical for placing sponges, bath salts, candles and more.
17. Clay Knot
You may have seen these clay knots. Did you know you can make your own? It’s kind of fun. Place them on a stack of books for a cool conversation piece.
18. Bean Bag Chairs
19. Blanket Ladder
20. Dried Hydrangea Arrangement
If you are lucky to have a thriving hydrangea bush in your yard – once the end of the season approaches, you can cut off florals to make dried arrangements. These last forever and can even be spray painted!
21. Hanging Laundry Bag
22. Fabric Pin Board
I love the look of those linen framed pinboards. You can easily make your own from any corkboard you own, or even one you thrift or buy on the cheap.
23. Felt Pennant
These felt pennants are adorable for a kids room, but you can even make a grown up variety for a TV room or office space.
24. Chunky Knit Blanket
Perfect for gifting, and even more perfect for snuggling. The yarn tends to sell out quickly, but this chunky knit blanket will be your favorite companion. My dog ended up stealing ours – it’s her blanket now.
25. Cafe Curtains
These cafe curtains are not hard to make (you can make them no sew with fusible tape) and are so stylish looking!
26. Fleece Blanket
Another DIY blanket, although this one requires no knitting. Just cutting!
27. Pinecone Wreath
Pinecone wreaths are really pretty and seasonless – you can keep them up all year round. The pinecones can be a bit fussy but it’s worth it and practically free home decor.
28. Rope Baskets
Hang a collection of these diy rope baskets on a wall.
29. Fabric Bunting
30. Cloth Napkins
Cloth napkins are prettier and better for the environment than those paper napkins. Plus – you don’t need to sew! You can rip the napkins and create a beautiful fringe.
31. Vintage Cutting Board
Note that this is not be used with food – just for decor! But you can mimic one of those old vintage bread boards with this tutorial.
32. Wood Lanterns
33. Frame a Bathroom Mirror
Turn a boring builder grade bathroom mirror into a custom one with this framed mirror tutorial. It’s easier to complete than you think when you buy a custom mirror kit!
34. Wood Bead Garland
Wood bead garlands are still popular and make great decor! Customize the look by using different sized wood beads – I like the large beaded garlands myself. Use them to hang from peg rails and fill decorative bowls, or place on a stack of hardcover books.
35. Stairwell Gallery Wall
Hang a collection of old family photos up your stairwell. This is a great way to honor loved ones and show off your wonderful families and ancestors!
36. Hang Wallpaper
Completely change a room by hanging some inexpensive peel and stick wallpaper.
There are so many decor items you can make with macrame! Make a wall hanging, some pretty lighted jars, a banner and more.
38. DIY Candles
Candles set the mood and create ambiance, and it’s easy to create your own. Whether you want to make soy candles, or mason jar candles, or beeswax candles – I got you covered in these tutorials.
39. Wood Towel Rack
Spruce up a bathroom by creating a simple wood towel rack.
40. Pom Pom Garland
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