DIY Projects

Read all about what you can build for your home, how you can upcycle or repurpose an item, or when it’s beneficial to turn a generic piece into a beautiful, customized item that you’ll love forever. This DIY section is full of helpful how-tos and creative ideas for everyone, from people who were born with a hammer in their hands to those who break a sweat at the thought of picking up a paintbrush. You’re sure to find a project that will make your home happy.

Nature-Inspired Beauty – How To Use River Stones In DIY Projects

River stones are so versatile and there are so many beautiful things you can do with them, from decorations to garden landscaping. What makes these stones so beautiful is the fact that they’re smooth and shaped by the water. Also, they have the perfect dimensions for a variety of lovely projects. For example:

Succulent Planter.

Make a beautiful succulent planter and bring spring into your home, even if the plants aren’t real. You’ll need faux succulent plants, a flower pot or bowl, paint and river stones. Have fun with the project but remember that simplicity is often more powerful than anything.{found on lizmarieblog}.

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10 Last Minute DIY Decorations You Should Try This Easter

Easter is one of those holidays that take you by surprise. There’s not a lot of time left and plenty of things to do so you might be tempted to overlook some of the details such as the decorations. But you don’t necessarily have to spend a lot of time preparing them. We have some great ideas for you to try this year.

1. Tissue paper eggs

It’s not really Easter without colorful eggs so let’s see how we can incorporate this symbol into our DIY projects. One idea is to make tissue paper eggs. You draw an egg on cardstock and repeat for the number of eggs you want to make. Cut out the eggs and lay the tissue paper. Then cut rectangles a little bit longer than the width of the egg, fringe the bottom edge and stack the pieces on the egg.{found on brit}.

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Add Dimension And Color To Your Home With 3D Wall Art

I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out how I should decorate my new home. At one point I was leaning towards posters or framed photos but then I thought something a little more interesting and original would be more suitable, something like 3D wall art. In case you’re wondering what that means, we’ve prepared some examples for you to take a look at.

If you want to add color to a room without necessarily focusing on something specific, then you should try this idea: take a big box of crayons and glue them to the top of a canvas. Then turn the blow dryer to hot on high and get comfy. The wax will start to melt and you’ll get a unique piece of artwork.{found on megduerksen}.

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DIY Recycled Custom Photo Planter

It’s that time of year when many people are looking to add more flowers and plants into their home decor. Luckily, there are so many different ways to make your own vases and containers to hold all of these plants. Here’s an idea that allows you to house your favorite plants but also gives you an opportunity to show off some of your favorite photos.

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DIY Mosaic Projects With Which You Can Change Your Home’s Décor

Creating custom features for your home is what makes interior decorating so fun and interesting. You get to choose the tiles for the bathroom, the backsplash for the kitchen and all the little things like the decorations for the walls. One way in which you can make all of these things special is with a mosaic DIY projects. Not sure what we mean by that? Take a look at these projects.

Mosaic Bathtub.

Give your clawfoot bathtub a makeover and use mosaic tiles. First choose a mosaic glass tile you like, then sand down the glaze from the original tub and start gluing the tiles to the tub’s surface. Ground the tiles and you’re done. It’s not that difficult and the result is remarkable.{found on casasugar}.

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How To Make Original Table Numbers For A Unique Wedding

When planning a wedding, people always tempt you to leave to them important tasks like decorating the tables or finding ideas for interesting wedding favors. But if you really want the wedding to be special and if you want the guests to see how important this day is for you, then there’s another option: to make these things yourself. There are plenty of DIY crafts you can try. Today we’re focusing on table numbers.

Concrete numbers.

Concrete crafts are popular these days so here we are with a project you’ll most enjoy. Here’s how you can make concrete table numbers: get paper numbers and cut off the top and remove the cardboard inside. Then fill the mold with concrete. Wait for it to dry, remove the mold and spray paint the numbers.{found on loveandlavender}.

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DIY Hanging Mail Organizer

In many homes, mail has a tendency to pile up and cause a cluttered look in entryways, kitchen tables, or home offices. Sorting each item, paying each bill, and shredding the rest right away isn’t always an option. So it’s important to have some kind of organization system to keep your mail out of the way until you have the time to take care of each item properly. Here’s an easy DIY for a pocketed mail organizer you can hang on the wall in any room in your home.

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