14 Easy DIY Crafts for Home Decor

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If you are in need of something to do to pass the time, try some of these easy DIY crafts for home decor ideas you can make with items from around the house. 

We’ve all seen the cute little knickknacks for sale at our local craft store.

You know, those tiny jars with a couple of flowers in them that say “Home is where my heart is” or a hand-painted ceramic dish with a quote on it.

And while they’re really pretty and just what you want to find in your living room, they can really add up!

14 clever diy for home decor projects PIN

DIY Crafts for Home Decor Anyone Can Make!

So why not try making some yourself? Check out these easy DIY crafts for home decor that are perfect for beginners.

how to make a diy memory box with pull out photos pin

You can make this adorable DIY Memory Box in about 30 minutes.

It is a quick and easy project, but unique enough to be something that can given as a gift or cherished in your own home.

This pull-out photo memory box is so handy for storing small trinkets from the past! Our crafty tutorial will walk you through how to make one of these boxes with just some basic materials.

Once complete, it makes an excellent storage option for memories you’d like to display or keep within arm’s reach at all times.

Make one for each occasion you want to cherish – birth of a baby, wedding, graduation, first day of school, or even just your favorite family vacations!

DIY missing socks organizer

Do you ever find yourself with a missing sock in the dryer?

Having to resort to wearing mismatched socks out of desperation because it’s too much work to try and put them back together again?

Well, your days of lost socks are over!

Help keep single socks organized instead of lost in the laundry room with this idea from 100 Things 2 Do

DIY rope rug

I know what you’re thinking, “why would I make my own rug?” Well, why not?

Collective Gen shows you how to make a homemade rope rug from scratch! It is easy to make and perfect to brighten up a space. 

I think this would make a great addition to any Hygge Home space.

DIY upcycled plant hangers

Make plant hangers from recycled lotion bottles.

This is absolutely genius, as I just adore finding ways to recycle and upcycle items that would normally just end up in a landfill somewhere.

Almost Makes Perfect has step by step instructions for this easy afternoon project. 

DIY copper tin can planters

Now is a great time to start growing some indoor herbs.

Make fun recycled planters using containers with instructions from Homey Oh My

diy address number plaque with built in succulent planter

Spruce up the front of the house with this address plaque with a built-in planter from Shanty 2 Chic

how to make macrame curtains

I’m pretty sure macrame curtains were designed as a way for people to show off their skills with yarn.

I don’t know about you, but my aunt was always trying to teach me how to make these and it never worked out!

A Beautiful Mess will teach you how to make your own. Hopefully you’ll fare better off than I did with my aunt.

turn a drawer into a wall shelf

Goods Home Design turned an old drawer into a shelf! This is so clever. Why didn’t I think of this myself!??!

Never throw away an old drawer again…or better yet grab those ones you see on the sidewalk from people throwing out old dressers.

how to sew a floor pillow

Make a cozy floor pillow for your kiddos like this one from 2 Little Superheroes

If you’re crafty, you could easily add a zipper and instead of using stuffing – use it to store all those stuffed animals clogging of your kid’s room instead!

picture frame fruit tray

Take some old picture frames and turn them into a fruit tray. Check out Homestead Lifestyle for details. 

sailboat DIY crafts for home decor

House of Hawthornes made this easy DIY sailboat from some sticks and a bit of fabric.

I’ll bet these would be a great item that you could sell at a local craft fair or on Etsy!

DIY rope basket

Save some money on these sturdy rope baskets I keep seeing at all the stores.

With some glue and rope you can make rope basket like this one from Happiness is Homemade

cheese grater towel rack and planter

If you like the farm house look, this is an innovative kitchen idea from Clever DIY Ideas.  

She turned an old cheese grater into a towel rack with built in planter. I couldn’t love this any more!

how to make tea towel pillowcases

Pillowcase covers are expensive and hard to find, but they’re actually pretty easy to make.

You can save money and have more fun with your bedding by making pillowcases out of tea towels.

It’s a quick and simple project that you can do in an afternoon. Let Farmhouse on Boone show you how to make your own!

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