If you want your home to look beautiful and you want to do your best, you don’t need to pay a lot of money to someone to make it – you can always do it yourself. Don’t roll your eyes, as there are so many great and easy things to do and make your home a dream home. It’s not that we are saying that you can do a furnace repair or deal with electrical wires on your own – these are very simple ideas that can even be done by a child, but they may look amazing and you will definitely love it! Some of the things from the list will take you just a couple of hours, some of them should be given some more time and attention, but all in all, everything is achievable and possible, it’s just the matter of your will and patience. So, let’s see the list of some cool DIY home decor ideas.
- There’s always a space for a motivational quote on the wall
If you want to read something that is highly motivational every time you get up in the morning, you should do something about that. It’s easy to go and buy it, but making your very own, framed motivational quite is a much better idea. You can make a design yourself if you want and if you know how to do it, but you can also take letters from newspapers and cut one by one, glue it to a certain surface and then frame it, as you certainly have a frame at home. A piece of cake!
2. Apply decoupage technique to your very old shelf or a table
I am sure we all have these very old furniture pieces, but you can always make them look beautiful and brand new. Decoupage is a very easy thing to do, and you will only need a few YouTube tutorials to master it. Whatever you make with it will look stunning, and people would even want to buy it from you.
- Recycle your old clothes and sweaters and make pillow shams
We all have that very old clothes that we particularly love, can’t wear anymore, but still want to have. In that case, it is always a good idea to make pillow shams, and it can be highly creative and highly decorative. If you use a sweater, for example, put a pillow inside of it, sew each side together along the edges, and that is basically it.
4. Make your own wooden box shelves
This is basically a very easy thing to do, but it can be very decorative and interesting. All you need to do is make boxes of different sizes out of wooden boards, and then paint them if you like. You may also glue them all together and have a very cool irregularly shaped shelf. If you want to learn more, check out this tutorial.
- Make a pom-pom rug
Ok, this is definitely something that you should try! It is so cheap, yet so beautiful, and no matter the size, it will give a whole new dimension to your space! All you need is a paper towel roll, scissors, yarn, and a non-slip rug mat. You may check this tutorial to see the steps and to learn how to do it as a pro!