Crafting Adventures: 21 Exciting DIY Building Ideas!

In this blog, we’re unleashing a treasure trove of 21 thrilling DIY-building ideas that promise to ignite your imagination and elevate your crafting journey.

From practical home projects to whimsical creations, our curated list spans a spectrum of crafting possibilities. Whether you’re a seasoned builder or just starting to explore the world of DIY, join us as we guide you through each exciting adventure, providing inspiration, tips, and step-by-step instructions.

Get ready to transform everyday materials into extraordinary creations and embark on Crafting Adventures that will leave you with a sense of accomplishment and a home filled with handmade wonders. Let the crafting journey begin!

21. Build a Swedish Mora Clock 

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Build this beautiful Swedish Mora clock or that great dutch door which works as a perfect baby or pet gate if you build just the bottom half. 

20. Build a Window Box Planter in 5 Easy Steps

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Build your own DIY window box planter to add curb appeal and make your home exterior look amazing! This tutorial breaks it down into 5 easy steps to build a custom window planter box for flowers.

19. Wooden Pallet Deck

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With these easy plans, you can use upcycled pallet wood to make a stunning deck. This project looks stunning when finished, and it won’t cost you more than a couple hundred dollars to complete. Be prepared for your neighbors to be green with envy. Get the plans for this deck staining tutorial here.

18. How to Make a Tall Concrete Planter

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These tall planters will look awesome on your deck. This project is easy to make over a weekend to add the perfect touch. What flowers are you going to grow in these beauties? Get the full tutorial for tall concrete planters here.

17. How To Stain Your Deck

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If your deck feels a little lackluster, why not give it a whole new look and feel? Staining a deck is not at all complicated if you start with some great pointers and a quality stain. This tutorial will walk you thru how to do it like a pro. Get the tutorial for deck staining here.

16. Modern Pergola

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If you want to give your deck a little something extra, this tutorial might inspire you to get started on a new project! For under $300 you can recreate this modern pergola in your backyard for instant charm. Get the instructions for making this modern pergola here.

15. Pallet Bar

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This project costs less than $10 to complete and seats 7 people, Pop this homemade pallet bar on the deck for good times all summer long. Get the instructions for this DIY pallet bar here.

14. Farmhouse Style End Tables

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Add a nice touch and a handy place to place drinks, candles and more on your deck. These DIY end tables turn out so nice and are sure to inspire you to make a set for inside the house too. Get the instructions for these farmhouse end tables here.

13. Modern Concrete and Redwood Benches

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These benches are going to look awesome on your deck, or in your yard. The mix of concrete and redwood is stunning, and these aren’t too complicated to DIY. Get the plans for these stunning concrete and redwood benches here.

12. DIY Kids Adirondack Chair

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Give your little ones a place of their own to sit on the deck. These diy adirondack chairs only need 4 boards to create and are sure to be much loved by the kids. Get the plans for these kids Adirondack chairs here.

11. Patio Cooler Table

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Keep your drinks icy cold without adding an eye sore of a cooler to your party. This diy table adds style and function to your space. Plus, it is pretty handy to be able to reach across the table and grab a cold one! Get the plans for this patio cooler table here.

10. Upcycled Thrifted Planter

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Take an old, unloved planter and transform it to the idea deck decoration. This easy upcycle can be completed in an afternoon. Now ask yourself, what will I plant in this beauty? Get the instructions for this upcycled planter here.

9. Space Saving Deck Benches

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These benches are perfect for a small deck. You can DIY this project in a weekend for functional seating that will make your deck look amazing. Get the plans to make your own small space benches here.

8. Ikea Hack Rustic Bar With Galvanized Metal Top

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Head to Ikea to get started with this hack. You are going to love how this galvanized metal top looks on your deck. Get the Ikea hack rustic bar instructions here.

7. Wooden Farmhouse Bench

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Add extra seating and style to your outdoor space. This DIY project only takes 2 boards to make a lovely option for your deck, or your garden. Get the plans for these gorgeous wooden farmhouse benches here.

6. Sewing Table Turned Drink Station

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This drink station is perfect for your deck. It keeps the drinks centrally located and cold. Plus, it gives new life to something old for a project to make your friends green with envy. Get the plans for this drink station here.

5. Rotating Metal Tiered Tray

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Make this tiered tray to add to your outdoor table. It can hold napkins, flatware, or even some pretty decor to make your deck pop with elegance. Get the instructions for this tiered tray here.

4. House Bed Frame

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Build this adorable house bed frame for your little one!

3. Easy Planter Ladder

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If you need more space to grow beautiful flowers, then you might want to check out this planter ladder project. It makes good use of your space and looks impressive as well. Easy Planter Ladder.

2. DIY Monogram Planter Building Plans

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Follow this step-by-step tutorial and woodworking plans to build this large outdoor DIY monogram planter in the letter of your choice, for a welcoming and personalized front porch decoration.

1. DIY Artificial Plants for Outdoors on a Budget

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Don’t have time to water your potted plants, but love the look? Try this great hack with beautiful DIY artificial plants for outdoors with twinkling solar lights at night, for a deal per planter!

Wooden Marvels: Reclaimed Wood Projects for a Stylish Home!

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If you’re looking to infuse your home with character and style, consider these wooden marvels – reclaimed wood projects that can elevate your space while making a positive impact on the environment.

16 Stupid Easy DIY Projects You Can Take on Right Now

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We’ve rounded up 16 super chill easy DIY projects that are so stupid fun, you can tackle them right this instant. Let’s get crafty!

Crafty Creations: Build Your Own Hexagon Tray

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Whether you’re a seasoned DIY enthusiast or just dipping your toes into the world of crafting, this project is perfect for anyone looking to add a touch of handmade charm to their living space. Or make one as a gift — housewarming, wedding, thinking of you, just because!

What is a Terrible Home Design Trend?

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Sometimes we dream of building a new home, and what great ideas we have for it.  But we don’t want to make big mistakes, what are the horrible new home trends that we want to avoid?

10 Home Renovations that can Decrease its Value

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With increasing interest rates and mortgage prices, getting the most value for your home is imperative. Homeowners and real estate agents speak about the renovations that could decrease the value of your home and why. Here are the renovations to look out for.

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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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