20 Fantastic Home Project Ideas for The Weekend

Weekends are a precious time to unwind and recharge. But if you’re feeling the itch to be productive, why not tackle a fun and rewarding project around the house?

Here are 20 fantastic ideas to get you started.

DIY Hanging Swing Chair

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If you have an old chair and want to spruce up your yard, DIY Hanging Chair Swing is a good project for the weekend. It combines creativity with relaxation, offering a cozy and stylish addition to your outdoor space while giving new life to an old piece of furniture.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Hanging Swing Chair

2×4 and Plywood Scraps Indoor Swing

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If you don’t have enough space outdoor, you could also consider building this indoor swing for your kids. Indoor swings can be a delightful addition to a child’s play area, offering hours of entertainment and a cozy spot for playing or daydreaming.

Checkout this tutorial: 2×4 and Plywood Scraps Indoor Swing

Salvaged DIY Industrial Bar Table

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If you’re a person with a for taste industrial looks, this DIY Bar Table is a perfect addition for your weekend project. This DIY Bar Table offers a perfect blend of rugged charm and practicality, making it an excellent addition to industrial-themed spaces in your home.

Checkout this tutorial: Salvaged DIY Industrial Bar Table

Upcycled TV Console Table

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Take your Netflix and chill sessions into the next level by transforming an old entertainment center into a sleek TV console table. This is a perfect DIY Charm for the weekend especially if you have an older style entertainment centers sitting around the corner of your home. 

Checkout this tutorial: Upcycled TV Console Table 

DIY Under-bed Storage Crates

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If you don’t live in a fancy house, there’s probably one room that could use extra storage space. To get your weekend more productive and interesting, these under-bed storage crates is the perfect project for you. 

Checkout this tutorial: Under-bed storage crates

DIY Artificial Outdoor Plants

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Do you want more greenery for your yard but you don’t have a green thumb? You can still groom your outdoor space with this beautiful DIY artificial outdoor plants. It will provide a lush aesthetic without the need for constant maintenance, offering a convenient and long-lasting solution for enhancing your yard’s appeal.

checkout this tutorial: DIY artificial outdoor plants

DIY Baby Changing Table Topper

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If you have a baby or you are expecting one, this DIY Baby Changing Table Topper a practical and customizable solution for any nursery. With just a few materials and some basic woodworking skills, you can create a safe and secure changing station that fits perfectly for your weekend project. 

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Baby Changing Table Topper

DIY Cabinet Door Storage Bin

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Whether your home is large or small, old or new — every little space counts when it comes to storage and organizing. Transform unused cabinet doors into functional storage bins with this simple and efficient DIY project.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Cabinet Door Storage Bin

DIY Hexagon Tray

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If you want to add a unique charm to your coffee table, ottoman, or kitchen counter, consider making your own hexagon tray. This stylish and versatile accessory adds a touch of modern elegance to any space. With just a few simple materials and some creativity, you can craft a personalized tray that reflects your style and personality.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Hexagon Tray 

DIY Outdoor Candle Chandelier

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If you have a pergola and you’re craving for a rustic charm for your outdoor area, consider making your own candle chandelier. This simple yet elegant project adds a warm and inviting ambiance to your outdoor space, perfect for cozy evenings or entertaining guests.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Outdoor Candle Chandelier

DIY Pressed Plant Frame

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This charming DIY project encapsulates the beauty of nature, preserving your favorite plant in a delightful wall display. With a touch of creativity, it brings a touch of the outdoors into any living space, making it a cherished addition for plant enthusiasts of all kinds.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Pressed Plant Frame

DIY Corn-hole Boards

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Crafting DIY cornhole boards from pallets promises a weekend filled with laughter and friendly competition. These homemade boards offer a budget-friendly and eco-conscious way to enjoy outdoor games with family and friends, creating lasting memories for years to come.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Corn-hole Boards

DIY Slat Coffee Table

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If you are in the mood for new coffee table, you can build your own slat coffee table. Crafting this unique centerpiece would definitely add warmth and character to your home. Enjoy the satisfaction of creating a personalized project that brings warmth to your daily coffee routine.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Slat Coffee Table

DIY Pedestal Accent Table

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With just a few simple materials and a touch of creativity, you can craft a stylish and functional pedestal accent table that adds flair to any room. This project will allow you to express your unique style while enjoying the satisfaction of handcrafted décor.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Pedestal Accent Table

Wall-mounted Dollhouse Bookcase

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 Surprise your daughters or sisters with a charming piece of furniture that doubles as a playful sanctuary for their favorite dolls and books. This DIY project not only sparks creativity but also fosters a sense of wonder and imagination, creating cherished weekend together and memories for years to come.

Checkout this tutorial: Wall-mounted Dollhouse Bookcase

Outdoor Octagon Coffee Table

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Transform your outdoor space with this charming octagon coffee table featuring lattice X legs. This project offers a refreshing twist on classic design that will drastically improve your outdoor coffee experience with your family and friends. 

Checkout this tutorial: Outdoor Octagon Coffee Table

No Sew Kids’ Tent

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Create lasting memories with your kids by setting up a cozy indoor camping experience using this no-sew kids’ tent. With just a few simple materials like a few pieces of wood, and old bed sheet, you can setup your camp and have a magical weekend.

Checkout this tutorial: No-sew Kids’ Tent

DIY Stair-slide

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Take indoor playtime to new heights with a DIY stair-slide that promises endless fun for kids. With simple materials and little creativity, you can build a sturdy slide for kids that’s easily removable when needed, providing hours of entertainment and laughter for your little ones.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Stair-slide

DIY Pergola on Concrete Patio

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If you’re willing to dedicate your weekend to build a DIY pergola on your concrete patio, rest assured, the results will be well worth the effort. This project not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of your patio but also adds shade and ambiance, creating a welcoming retreat for enjoying lazy weekends and entertaining friends and family.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY Pergola on Concrete Patio

DIY Corner Fireplace

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Revamp your living room with a cozy DIY corner fireplace for an electric fireplace insert — with a mantel with storage to hide electronics and cords. By incorporating this project into your décor, you not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of your living room but also create a focal point that invites relaxation and conversation.

Checkout this tutorial: DIY corner fireplace

Dreamy Playhouses To Build Yourself

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Check out these 11 great playhouse ideas for your kids that you could start building this weekend. Bonus, get your kids invovled and make it a fun family adventure!

Find the Idea Roundup: 11 Great Playhouses to Build for Kids

Remember, these are just starting points! Tailor the project to your skill level, budget, and interests. Most importantly, have fun and enjoy the satisfaction of completing a project weekend yourself!

From Garbage to Glam: 14 Jaw-Dropping Upcycle Masterpieces!

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Welcome to the world where trash becomes treasure and discarded items find new life in the most astonishing ways! In this exploration, we delve into the transformative magic of upcycling, celebrating the artistry that turns the ordinary into extraordinary.

From Trash to Terrific: Reclaimed Wood Projects to DIY

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Giving your dated home a new look doesn’t have to be an expensive endeavor. Reclaimed wood projects to DIY are your friend for budget friendly building! I have gathered some of my favorite DIY projects that use old wood as the star to share with you.

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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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