Don’t you just love the feeling of moving into a new house or apartment? I love it so much, it’s kinda crazy. An even better feeling, for me, is trying to figure out how I’m going to make this new apartment my own. Many people believe that you need thousands of dollars and extensive interior decorating teams to have great home decor. That’s just not true. In this post, I have scoured the inter-webs and discovered ten beautiful DIY home decor ideas that don’t cost more than a trip to your local dollar store or Walmart.
“If you think it’s that simple then do it yourself.” Anonymous
10 Beautiful DIY Home Decor Ideas
If you really want to spruce up your space, just get creative. You’ll realize that you honestly don’t have to spend much at all to really add some custom pieces to the different rooms in your home.
1. Mason Jar Bathroom Vanity Organizer
Tutorial And Image Taken From A Pumpkin And A Prince.
Who doesn’t love a good mason jar DIY. These amazing mason jar beauties are as expensive as a trip to Red Lobster.
These up-cycled mason jars look absolutely amazing and are just perfect if you want to display small items such as bath bombs, face products etc.
- White with gold trim tray
- Mason jars in multiple sizes
- Mini jar with lid
Once you’re done, get ready to revamp your bathroom with these little touches of colour and class.
2. Wine Cork Necklace Organizers
Tutorial And Image Taken From Well It’s Okay.
I love a good excuse to display my jewellery in a cute fashion. This DIY is perfect for doing so. Grab the supplies below and some paint, and you’re ready to get started.
- Long Piece Of Wood
- Wooden Dowel
- Strong Glue
- Craft Paint
- Wood Stain
- Paint Brushes
This organizer can be whipped up in less than a day. I suggest being creative with your colour choice. You could even do a double organizer for a funkier vibe.
3. DIY Chair Hammock
Tutorial And Image Taken From A Beautiful Mess.
My ultimate fantasy is to deck out my entire home with bohemian themed decor. This amazing DIY hammock chair adds a really relaxed vibe to any bedroom. You can even add it to your study. Even though it screams expensive, it really is a budget beauty.
- Oak Dowel
- Braided Polypropylene
- 80 mm Stainless Steel Spring Snap Link
- Stainless Steel Quick Link
- Black Fabric Paint
- Paint Brush
Once you realize how easy it is, you will have no excuses as to why you aren’t whipping one up yourself. Just grab a guy friend, get together and get crafty.DIY projects don't have to be expensive or time-consuming at all. Whip up these great DIYs in no time flat!Click To Tweet
4. Floating Bookshelf DIY
Tutorial And Image Taken From Home Dit.
Books are always great to have around the house because they are full of wonderful stories and make for a great hobby.
This DIY floating bookshelf makes it so you can have a bookshelf in any room even if the space is limited.
- White paint
- Paint brush
- Wood glue
- Drill (for hanging)
- Screws (for hanging)
- Level (for hanging)
Go all out and create ten or fifteen shelves, or add a simplistic charm with just one or two. The choice is yours.
5. DIY Rope Basket
Tutorial And Image Taken From I Heart Organizing
I have always been crafty and love a good DIY challenge. This basket not only is super easy to construct, it also looks expensive.
It only requires a few items which you could have on hand if you are a fellow DIY-er or you can pick up for a few dollars!
- Planting Basket
- Cotton Piping
- White Spray Paint (if a white basket cannot be found)
I loved the colours that were chosen to complete the basket. It’s up to you to get create. Pick some pink or do shades of brown. The possibilities are endless.
After you’re done with the colour choices, just hot glue it all down and start using your brand new basket.
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6. Galvanized Planters
Tutorial And Image Taken From Little House Of Four.
Flowers are always a fantastic way to spruce up a space. This DIY galvanized planter adds a chic and rustic charm to any room.
It is really easy to make and takes only a few supplies.
- Metal Planter
- Hydrogen Peroxide
- Paper Towels
- Oil Permanent Marker
Learning the art of galvanization will be so much fun and you can do this by yourself or with your family as a bonding activity.
7. Faux Coral (Inspired By Pottery Barn)
Tutorial And Image Taken From Setting For Four.
I have to admit, I never really thought of having coral as decor until I was skimming through Pinterest.
Since the day my eyes were opened I have been obsessed. I love how boho and minimalist they look and how ridiculously inexpensive they can be to customize.
- Aquarium Coral Plastic Decor
- White Primer Spray Paint (or colour of choice)
Grab yourself some supplies from the list above and let your inner boho out. Trust me, you’re going to love it. It takes less time to do this than to watch an entire episode of “Blackish.”
8. DIY Starburst Mirror
Tutorial And Image Taken From The Nester.
Who knew that an ordinary mirror could look so darn amazing?
With just a few modifications and a few supplies, you can make your dollar store mirror look like it belongs at Bed, Bath and Beyond.
- Circular Mirror
- Poster Board
- Hot Glue Gun
- Glue Sticks
9. No Sew Throw Pillows
Tutorial And Image Taken From Classy Clutter.
I am sorry but I am absolutely in love with all things no-sew.
Even though I own a sewing machine and love stitching up new projects, there is just such a relaxing feeling doing no-sew projects.
These throw pillows are the perfect project for any level DIY-er. If you can aim a hot glue gun or a tube of fabric glue, you can get it done.
- Throw Pillow
- Glue Gun
- Glue Sticks
Don’t feel like you need to be limited to the design shown above, be as creative as you’d like.
If you prefer video tutorials, you can take a look at my Pinterest Inspired Throw Pillows tutorial video above.
10. DIY Mantel Decor Piece
Tutorial And Image Taken From Evolution Of Style Blog
Letters are always a great addition to any mantle place.
It’s an easy-to-do project and enables you to completely customize any space in any way you’d like.
- Large Letters
- Spray Paint (in desired colour)
This tutorial from Evolution Of Style Blog is Christmas themed but feel free to use your name or even a phrase.
I am currently working on making my own piece with letters from my name and am excited to get it all done.
Home Decor And DIY
I know it can be super intimidating when you’re faced with the task of decorating your new space. Thankfully you can draw ideas from any of the above DIY home decor ideas which are inexpensive and amazing. Who doesn’t love saving a few bucks?
The main point I am trying to tell you is that you don’t need to have thousands of dollars in order to have your house looking like a thousand bucks.
I hope you enjoyed these 10 beautiful DIY home decor ideas. Please grab a pen and paper and start sketching your ideas out.
You’ll be surprised what you actually come up with.
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Also, let me know. What are some of your favourite home decor ideas? Which one of the ideas are you going to try? I love reading your comments and hearing your thoughts so please comment down below. Also if you have any questions feel free to ask me them in the comment section below. Please also like and share this post and sign up so you never miss a thing!
Until next time. Peace, love and prayers