A home always calls for improvement!
Even if you are done with the major renovations in your family nest, changes in family dynamics and family members’ needs always keep you thinking about how to optimize existing decor, rearrange spaces and furniture pieces, and freshen up the mundane look of old-time favorites.
We have been there! We’d use this comparison: fixing up an apartment is like having one child, whereas updating a house feels more like having triplets. It just goes on and on.
Some, or some people’s husbands, ahem, may prefer to pay designers and handymen to do the rebuilding and craftsmanship work for them.
Things can easily grow out of presumed proportions and you may find yourself at a renovation stage where are you doing things like seeking a solution for bad credit scores.
On the other hand, there are also plenty of jaw-dropping, exciting, and affordable DIY home decor projects that will require only a small investment, a tone of enthusiasm and coffee, and about a weekend to complete.
Check out these stunning, creative, and whimsical DIY home decor projects that will make you fall in love with your home anew!
1. DIY Art Deco Dresser
This one should take about four hours to complete, the gold metal leafing included! Full tutorial here.
2. Wood Pallet Accent Wall
3. Fireplace Wall Accent
4. DIY Bedroom Ceiling
5. Fancy Drape in Cut-Out Archways
This is based on a commercial dressing room and would translate gorgeously for a walk-in closet at home.
6. Silver Moon Cradle
Setting up a nurturing corner in your living room or bedroom is an absolute must!
7. Rabbit Tail-White Rattan Cradle
8. DIY Sparkling Mermaid Lingerie Chest
Involving some sanding and picking the right mix of paints, this mesmerizing mermaid decor piece project will take an entire afternoon. So worth it though! It looks like it will one day become a cherished vintage gem.
9. Good Ol’ Repaint Job
Repainting old china cabinets and dressers and adding gold accents lends an irresistible glam and charm to these old household favorites!
10. Spruce up the Door Knobs
Give a mansion feel to the familiar closet doors with some statement knobs!
11. Reusing Old Doors as Sliding Doors
Antique meets modern…
12. More Antique Sliding Doors
If you have that Southern girl euphoria and crave some barn inspiration, you can always combine the best of both worlds by installing nostalgia-stirring, out-of-place pieces that will fit right in!
13. Repurposed Vintage Singer Sewing Machine
It takes just one day to put this table together, and you can find plenty of tutorials online to upcycle your vintage sewing machine into a desk or a chair for the reading room!
14. Unique Upcycled Bathroom Vanity Sink
15. Stump Masterpiece
16. Sailor’s Rope Lamp
17. DIY Two-Tier Fruit Produce Stand
18. DIY Barrel Coffee Table
Turn your coffee table into the star of your living space. There is nothing like the rustic appeal of an old barrel. For this project, you would only need a few hardwood planks and a bunch of basic tools!
19. The Vintage Suitcase Side Table
Crafting this Legally Blonde piece is expected to take somewhat over five hours…
20. Upcycled Floating Suitcase Shelves
21. 3D Shelf
The cube illusion works great!
22. The Bookshelf Chair
The “biblio-chaise” is super easy to build and we would certainly pick some more scrumptious pillows!
23. Minimalist Dining Space
You need very basic wood manipulation skills for setting up such a charming chillax corner!
24. Bathroom DIY
Because there can never be too much toilet paper in storage…
25. Skateboard Lights
26. The Bookworm Staircase
Personalize the staircase with your family’s favorite books!
27. Jewelry Chest
These lovely homemade jewelry chests are inspired by an Anthropologie piece and certainly make for a unique addition to your bedside or living room!
28. Dollar Tree Wood Block Lanterns
The best thing about these wooden blocks is that you can use them for so many projects. From cool floor lamps to elegant plant pot covers.
29. Wood Corner Mandala Bookcase
When the corners of your home can generate the most powerful and positive vibes in your entire home.
30. Rattan Old Tire Ottomans
A brilliant way to recycle old car tires and turn them in stunning patio and garden pieces of furniture.
31. DIY Coffee Table
If you are looking for an impressive coffee table that is both beautiful and useful, check this one. Made from simple wooden fruit baskets, this furniture piece can be the star in your living room.
32. Bathroom Towels Storage
Out of storage place in your bathroom? Steal this idea and make these rattan baskets the best bathroom storage for towels, and other bathroom items.
33. Birch Lightening
A home decor project suitable for your country house, beach house, or even city flat.
34. Wall Mirrors
Mirror, mirror on the wall…
35. Scandi Stairs
Changing stairs is expensive, but you can renovate their look with some more creativity.
36. Door Decoration Idea
Turn your front door into a significant element of your home.
37. Statement Wall
38. Shutter Bathroom Organizer
39. Wooden Cable Spool
40. Custom Stairs Rail
41. Book Covered Lampshade
Tune in for more soon!