10 Great DIY Home Decor Ideas For Anyone
Having a set of personalized home décor items will make you the center of the party and will impress all your guests during the holidays. You will be able to create your own designs with simple, easy to find items that can bring a wonderful addition to your home. Here is a list of some of the most interesting, easy, and with Home Depot's help cheap, DIY home decor ideas that anyone can make at home with minimal effort:
1. Personalized Sharpie dinnerware
Have you ever wanted your own customized and personalized dinnerware to use whenever you invite your friends over. Well, look no further than this set of wonderful Sharpie markers that allow you to redesign and decorate your own dining plates, mugs and any other household instrument. Simply bake it for 30 minutes at 350 degrees, and the paint is there to stay, whatever your design. You’ll only need some dinnerware (a bowl, a mug and a plate), sharpie markers, a glass cleaner, a cleaning cloth and a working oven, and you’re good to go.
2. DIY Home Thanksgiving
Print your own messages on any type of fabric with this awesome cloth printing technique! You’ll need simple supplies, like a sponge brush, table runner, letter stencil (which you can design yourself), a working iron and fabric paint. The only things you need to do is to spell out your words with the stencils, fill the letters with fabric paint and let it dry. Set with an iron and enjoy this simple, effective design.
3. Coffee filter wreath
Making your own flower arrangement doesn’t get any cheaper than this. You’ll need coffee filters (2 packs), foam wreath, glue and a pencil. Warm up some glue and wrap a coffee filter around the tip, then add a small dab of glue on the tip. Then, stick the pen into the foam wreath, leaving the coffee filter inside it. It’s simple and you will have an exciting wreath for the holidays at almost no cost.
4. Coffee table redesign
Do you have an old coffee table sitting around? Making it shine again was never easier with this idea. Get some bags of marbles, spray paint and glue and your good to go. Firstly, clean the top side of the table to create a good, workable surface. Then, spray paint the side, and dip the marbles in a bit of glue to make them stick better. Arrange the marbles in an attractive way to give the new table a sparkling effect.
5. DIY Wine Rack
Build your own wine rack by following these incredible ideas. Get yourself a 2x4x10 board, a 1x4x8 pine wood board, a 1x2x4 white wood board, metal holders and use any of the tools you have in the shed. Make two holes on the each side of the board, and make sure to space the boards to accommodate a wine bottle. This simple design will add a unique atmosphere to your living room during the holidays.
6. Make a pomander flower ball
Pomanders are wonderful floral decorations that can adorn any dining room and you can make them yourself. Get some 4” styrofoam balls, 100 tipped corsage pins and two sheets of paper and you are ready to start. Next, punch each flower petal and pin down two petals with each pin to the styrofoam ball. Repeat this step for each pin and you have yourself a great flower ball.
7. Clothes line planter candles
Make your own planter candles with this simple technique. You’ll need some wooden clothes hangers, an empty can of tuna and some candles. Clean the tuna can and pin the clothes hangers on the sides to create a full circle. In the middle, place one candle or a planter.
8. DIY Pallet Coffee table
This small DIY project requires an old pallet and some cart wheels if you want mobility. Sand and clean the pallet, then grind and paint it with any color. Let it dry for an hour and attach the wheels using simple screws. The coffee table is done and you can use it to adorn your living room. Tutorial: link
9. DIY Cupcake stand
Create your own cake stand that will adorn any dining table for your guests to see. You’ll need 4 regular candy canes, a red ribbon, a cookie cutter and peppermint candies. Preheat the oven to 300F and cut the cookies in halves. Bake the cookies for 6 minutes and carefully push them out of the mold. You are ready and have yourself a great cupcake stand.
10. Acorn drink stirrers
Acorns are the symbol of autumn and having your personalized drink stirrers will make you the center of the party. To make them you will need some acorns, wooden sticks, an ice pick and shellac spray. Firstly, spray the acorns with the lacquer and then use the icepick to make little holes in the acorns. Place the stick inside the acorn and pop the stirrer into the cocktail. It’s simple as that!