20 Cheap & Easy DIY Home Decor Ideas


Learn how to turn ropes into a rug and 20 more cheap and easy DIY home decor ideas. All of these can be completed in less than a day!

Need some new ideas to freshen up your home? Try any one of these cheap and easy DIY home decor ideas.

Learn how to turn ropes into a rug and 20 more cheap and easy DIY home decor ideas. All of these can be completed in less than a day!

20 DIY Home Decor Ideas

Don’t you just love a fun DIY project? It’s even more enjoyable when you create something that you can display in your home.

When you need a little inspiration, try out any one of these 20 ideas. They run from the really creative (a picture frame from an old window) to the truly simple (soap dish out of popsicle sticks). All of them are easy enough for beginner crafters too.

All of these ideas were submitted by Kenarry readers and are shared with their permission.

1.) Make Indoor Farmhouse Style Shutters

These farmhouse-style indoor shutters look perfect in a country-style kitchen. If you’re looking for an alternative to curtains and love the look of shutters, just look at how easy they are to make.

Get directions: Create & Babble

How to Make Indoor Farmhouse-style Shutters

2.) DIY Outdoor Rug Out of Rope

Dress up your entryway with a pretty, durable and affordable DIY rug. Here’s how to make a rug with rope to give your home a rustic touch!

Get directions: Creative Homemaking

Learn how to make an outdoor rug out of ropes

3.) Beachy Firepit Tutorial

Create something your furniture can sit on. This fire pit is extra safe, too. You don’t have to worry about it still smoldering a little bit at the end of the night.

Get directions: Grandma’s House DIY

Beachy DIY Firepit Tutorial

4.) DIY Pokemon Storage Solution

Do you have a Pokemon master at your house? Or maybe stuffed animals are taking over and making it feel like a zoo in your living room? This simple DIY project can help corral all those fuzzy friends, yet keep them easily accessible for your kids.

Get directions: The Handyman’s Daughter

DIY Pokemon Center [or Stuffed Animal Zoo]

5.) Easy Patio Furniture Updates

Is your patio furniture worn out and tired? Update your old patio set back into the set you first fell in love with. Take it from drab to fab with this easy to follow tutorial!

Get directions: Diva of DIY

How to Update Your Tired Patio Furniture

6.) Make Window Valances Out of A Shower Curtain

Put a pop of color above your windows. Follow this tutorial and you’ll have a beautiful valance, out of a shower curtain.

Get directions: Green With Decor

How to make window valances from a shower curtain

7.) DIY Soap Dish Out of Popsicle Sticks

Finally get your soap off your sink. Make a soap dish out of supplies you can buy at the dollar store.

Get directions: Exodus Treasures

How to make a soap dish out of popsicle sticks

8.) Upcycled Bottle Cap Mirror

Use recycled bottle caps and floral glass marbles to make a stunning boho style mirror!

Get directions: Mark Montano

How to make a Boho Mirror out of Bottlecaps

9.) DIY Baseball Bookends

DIY Baseball Bookends are a perfect addition to a baseball-lovers home. Get the full tutorial to make your own set at Sweet Pea.

Get directions: Sweet Pea

DIY Baseball Bookends

10.) DIY Mason Jar Solar Lights

Mason jars make some of the most beautiful and rustic lights. Learn how to make solar-powered lights for your outdoor space.

Get directions: Grandma’s House DIY

How to Make Solar Lights out of Mason Jars

11.) Make Your Own Vintage Floral Glassware

Turn mismatched dishes into a beautiful set of vintage floral glassware straight out of the 1940s. With printed images from your home copy machine and this easy technique, you can turn $5 worth of thrift store glassware into an amazing table setting.

Get directions: Mark Montano

Learn how to make your own vintage floral glassware

12.) Create a Picture Frame from an old Window

Learn how to create a simple and cheap picture collage out of an old window for a vintage look! It’s a great way to display wedding photos, floral printables or other favorite pictures of your family.

Get directions: Harbour Breeze Home for Kenarry

13.) DIY Bejeweled Mirror from Cardboard

Make your home sparkle with a beautiful bejeweled boho mirror made with cardboard and gems!

Get directions: Mark Montano

Learn how to make a bejeweled boho mirror out of cardboard

14.) DIY Upcycled Herb Garden

Turn a discarded old window into a gorgeous garden feature by turning it into an upcycled window herb planter, complete with cheesy song pun. Not only does the upcycled window herb planter looks fantastic in a garden but it’s really practical. The herbs are in portable upcycled tin can planters, that can be easily taken into the kitchen when needed.

Get directions: Pillar Box Blue

Fabulous Upcycled Window Herb Garden

15.) DIY Valance for Picture Windows

Curtains are a fantastic way to give any room new life. But curtains aren’t cheap, especially when you have wide windows. These simple valances however, cost less than $20 and are incredibly easy to create! No sewing required.

Get directions: A Proverbs 31 Wife

DIY Valance for Picture Windows - A Proverbs 31 Wife

16.) Update Rocking Chairs With New Fabric

Easily update an old family heirloom with new fabric that matches your decor. Just follow this step-by-step tutorial.

Get directions: Grandma’s House DIY

Rocking chair gets a glam makeover with new fabric!

17.) DIY Mason Jar Ring Wreath

This wreath was created with mason jar rings and spray paint. It’s perfect for anyone that wants to go for a rustic or industrial feel in their home.

Get directions: By Trish Sutton for Kenarry

18.) DIY Wooden Growth Chart

This DIY growth chart is simple to make and incredibly affordable, and it’s gorgeous too! This is a perfect solution if you want to track how quickly your little ones are growing but don’t want to mark up your walls – plus you can bring it with you if you move!

Get directions: Love & Renovations

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19.) No-Sew Pleated Lampshades

Use your favorite fabrics to create no sew pleated lampshades to match every room!

Get directions: Mark Montano

No Sew Pleated Lamp Shades

20.) DIY Woven Jute Lampshade

A woven jute fabric that is normally used to prevent soil erosion was attached to an upcycled lampshade frame. It may be the first biodegradable lampshade in history.

Get directions: The Chelsea Project

DIY Woven Jute Lampshade

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