Have you ever found yourself scrolling through Pinterest or Instagram, gazing at incredible DIY projects, and thinking, “I wish I could do that”? Well, you absolutely can! DIY doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive.
In this blog, we’re going to dive into 17 super easy DIY projects that are perfect for beginners and will kickstart your creative journey.
These projects are not only fun to work on but also a fantastic way to personalize your space on a budget. So, let’s get those creative juices flowing and start your DIY adventure today!
17. Customized Sneakers
Turn your plain kicks into one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Grab some fabric paint, stencils, and brushes, then let your imagination run wild. Customized sneakers? Heck yeah!
16. Floating Shelves
Build and install floating shelves to display your collectibles or organize your space. They’re practical and look fantastic. Whether your style is more rustic, modern, or classic, adding a floating shelf (or two) is doable and beautiful.
15. Statement Wall Art
Blank walls are boring, right? Create some killer statement wall art using old frames, wrapping paper, or even your own painted canvas. Hang it up and watch your space level up.
14. Boho Plant Hangers
Elevate your plant game with handmade boho plant hangers. All you need is some macrame cord, a few knots, and bam – your plants are floating in style.
13. Dreamy Terrariums
Create your own little jungle in a glass jar with some rocks, soil, and your favorite mini plants. Terrariums are like tiny enchanted forests, and they’re a breeze to make.
12. Rope Baskets
Rope baskets are all the rage, and guess what? You can make your own. Just coil some rope and secure it with hot glue. Boom – instant storage solutions that look seriously stylish.
11. Glittered Candles
Got some plain candles lying around? Glitz them up with glitter! Dip them in mod podge, roll them in sparkles, and enjoy the shimmering ambiance.
10. Mini Succulent Garden
Succulents are the ultimate low-maintenance plants. Grab some tiny pots, potting mix, and a variety of succulents to create your own mini garden. They’re almost impossible to kill, trust us.
9. Cozy No-Sew Blanket
Blankets are life, especially ones you make yourself. Grab some fleece fabric, cut fringes around the edges, and tie those fringes together. You’ll have a snuggly masterpiece in no time.
8. Hipster String Lights
String lights instantly make any space cozier. Create your own hipster version by painting ping pong balls and poking holes in them to slip the lights through. Instagram-worthy lighting? Check!
7. Customized Bookmarks
If you’re a bookworm, personalize your reading experience with DIY bookmarks. Use your own art, photos, or even pressed flowers. They’re functional and fabulous.
6. Polaroid Wall
Remember those polaroid pics? Turn your memories into wall art. Print your favorite pics, grab some washi tape, and create a fun gallery wall. It’s an Insta-ready masterpiece!
5. Pimped-Out Plant Pots
Your plants deserve better than boring pots. Grab some paint, stencils, or even stickers to give your plant babies a stylish new home.
4. Tassel Earrings
Earrings can be crazy expensive. So, make your own tassel earrings with embroidery floss and earring hooks. You’ll have a jewelry collection to rival any boutique.
3. Wall-Mounted Jewelry Organizer
Tired of tangled necklaces? Create a chic wall-mounted jewelry organizer using a wooden plank, hooks, and a little paint. Your bling will be beautifully displayed and easily accessible.
2. DIY Bath Bombs
Treat yourself to some self-care by making your own bath bombs or sugar scrubs. Customize the scents and colors, and you’ll have spa-level relaxation right at home.
1. Artsy Mason Jar Desk Organizer
Give your workspace a makeover by crafting a mason jar desk organizer. Spray-paint the jars in your favorite colors, and you’ll have a super cute way to keep your pens and office supplies in check. Now that you’ve got these wicked DIY projects on your radar, there’s no excuse for boredom. So, roll up those sleeves, grab your supplies, and let’s make some magic happen. Your space (and your social media) is about to get a major upgrade. Go forth and create, my fellow DIY aficionado!
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DIY Monogram Planter Building Plans
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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.