DIY’s have gotten incredibly popular, and in order to stay fresh, DIY’ers have had to get even more ingenius. Suddenly, do-it-yourself projects have become an entire universe of crafty and creative, with each new tutorial seeming better than the last.
Here, we’ve compiled 18 awesome ideas for DIYs from around the Internet. Check them out, Google the tutorials, and start turning your home into your own epic DIY fantasy.#12 would look awesome in your kitchen.
01. A coat rack that branches out.
By spray painting branches and affixing them between floor and ceiling, you can create an awesome coat rack that will have guests impressed as soon as they step in the front door.
02. Say it with string.
Weave string across a canvas to create this interesting wall hanging for your home – google “wall string art” for tutorials.
03. A touch of sparkle.
Twinkle lights can add a certain ambiance to any space. Put them in outdoor spaces for a magical touch at summertime dinner parties.
04. A fresh new outdoor seat.
Proof that anything can be repurposed to create something great.
05. Wall birdcages that make your heart sing.
Wooden birdcages can be found relatively inexpensively at your local craft store, and by painting them in vivid colors, you can create great wall art for you home. Bonus: Extra shelving.
06. A lampshade that’s all buttoned up.
Just sew them on like you would on a jacket!
07. A posh bookshelf.
Wallpaper isn’t just for walls – you can line the backs of your bookshelves with it, too.
08. The old classic with a twist.
Chalkboard walls have become pretty popular – give your chalkboard a frame for a nice extra touch.
9. A tree stump table.
Sometimes, you can find perfectly good tree stump pieces at the lumber yard, and they’ll sell them to you for a song. Just cut, sand, and paint to create an awesome new table.
10. A lace candle holder.
Moisten doilies and mold around a balloon, and when it dries, it will create the perfect little enclosure for a votive candle. Simple, yet so elegant.
11. A file cabinet makeover.
Use a stencil – or your own hand if you’re a great drawer – to liven up a boring old file cabinet.
12. A mosaic penny table.
Because you never use your pennies, anyways. Shellac the top of the table for a shiny, crack-free finish.
13. A vintage desk with a hot new look.
Using wallpaper on the drawers and chalkboard paint on the surface, you can transform any vintage desk into the desk of your dreams.
14. An end table dog bed.
Just paint the table and add a complimentary cushion below.
15. A DVD bird bath mosaic.
Because let’s face it: No one watches DVDs anymore.
16. A tree branch lamp.
Branches make the most excellent bases for all kinds of furnitutr.
17. A spoon mirror.
A bunch of plastic spoons never looked this cool.
18. A jewelry tree.
You can buy these at home goods stores, but you can also make one yourself out of any suitable branch. These help ensure that your necklaces never get tangled again.
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