DIY Home Accents

Do-it-yourself home accents transform any space into one you can call your very own. Follow these tips to make over any room with budget-friendly projects you can complete in a weekend. No matter what your skill level is, you will find a DIY project idea that you feel comfortable to tackle. Projects range from DIY silhouette wall art to repurposing vintage items to furniture makeovers. Use fabric and paper to refresh forgotten items, or take cues from nature and decorate with pressed leaves. Whether you want to save money, personalize your home, or just satisfy your crafting itch, do-it-yourself projects are a great way to put your mark on your home. Don't have an entire weekend to devote to a project? Try one of our quick, easy, and impactful DIY refreshes to make a change without the time commitment. Customize your home, apartment, condo, loft, or room with a handmade decor item that you can finish in less than an hour.


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Colorful DIY Projects

Add a little color to your home with these bright and fun DIY accents.

Free Patterns and Templates

Everyone loves a freebie! Download these patterns and templates for free.

Make-It-Yourself Accessories

Customize your home with DIY accessories. Browse these smart ideas for inspiration.

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  • Feather Wreath

    Make your own feathers from yarn and use them to embellish a store-bought wreath.

  • Resin Crafts

    Looking for a new DIY medium to try? Give resin a whirl. You can use it to make paper weights, knobs, buttons, and...

  • DIY Bling Projects

    Add a hint of shine to your home decor with these pretty projects featuring jewels and sparkly baubles.

  • Pretty Ribbon Projects

    Trim furniture, accessories, linens, and more with pretty ribbon to create one-of-a-kind decor for your home.

  • DIY Map Projects

    Use old maps to give the decor in your home an aged, well-traveled look.

  • Quick and Easy Fabric Projects

    Create fresh new decor for your home from fabric. Get inspired by these easy, fresh projects.

  • How To: Silhouette Accents for the Home

    These stylish silhouette projects offer a modern approach to the classical works of art.

  • Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

    Give this DIY project a try to create pretty and practical lawn and garden ornaments that are sure to add style to...

  • Decorate with Tape

    With so many stylish decorative tapes on the market, it’s easy to find one that will match your home decor. Check...

  • DIY Rock Knobs for Cabinets or Doors

    Craft natural-looking hardware for your doors or cabinetry using nothing more than rocks from your garden.

  • Easy Chalkboard Projects

    Express your creativity and give your home a stylish boost with these charming chalkboard projects.

  • Metal Home Accent Projects

    Add a hint of industrial appeal to your home using metallic accents in items such as paint, wallpaper, draperies, a...

  • Modern Mosaic Projects

    Give the age-old technique of mosaics a modern update with these creative do-it-yourself projects.

  • Nature-Inspired Paper Projects

    These simple transfer projects are sure to add a hint of natural appeal to any room in your home.

  • Peel and Stick Decal Style

    Give your walls a fresh look by using stylish peel-and-stick wall decals in all sorts of shapes, styles, and colors...

  • Stylish Projects from Vintage Books

    Learn how to repurpose old, worn out literary works into stylish decor for any room in your home.

  • Wood Home Accent Projects

    Check out these simple woodworking projects to add style and functionality to any space in your home.

  • Decoupage Home Decor Projects

    Learn how to craft stylish, collaged-look decor using a decoupage medium.

  • DIY Projects Using Veneer

    Learn how to use sheets of veneer to add a stylish wood-grain look to your home without the steep price tag of real...

  • Chalkboard Paint Basics

    This popular medium is all over Pinterest! See what you can do with chalkboard paint, plus pick up a few smart tric...

Repurposed Projects
Lighting Projects
  • DIY Chandelier

    Transform a tired chandelier into a stylish and eye-catching light fixture with this quick and easy do-it-yourself...

  • Turn a plain lampshade into something special with a simple fabric makeover.

  • DIY Twig Lamp

    Craft this natural-look light fixture using nothing more than a lamp kit and some twigs from your backyard.

  • Repurposed Container Pendant Lights

    Learn how to upcycle random, everyday objects for use as a set of pretty pendant lights.

  • Build a Floor Lamp

    Use wood and twine to build a unique floor lamp in just seven steps.

  • DIY Lamp Projects

    Light up your world with a one-of-a-kind lamp. Get ideas for embellishing lamp shades, creating lamps from scratch,...

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