Installing DIY projects around your home can be both exciting and satisfying; however, some tasks may present greater challenges.
No matter if it’s an entire room makeover or simply updating a nightstand, DIY projects require basic skills and patience. Our easy DIY projects for newcomers make this task manageable!
1. Wooden Pencil Holder
Wooden pencil holders are an easy and stylish way to organize your desk, requiring only basic tools and supplies to build one yourself. Make this DIY project even more personalized by painting or stenciling on personal designs to give it that personal touch!
Decorating wooden signs add a stunning finishing touch to any room, yet can be costly when purchased premade. Instead, why not save money and learn a new skill by making one yourself?
Beginning mod Podge users will find this project an ideal way to explore it. Simply decorate some clothespins with washi tape, scrapbook paper, ribbon or any other embellishments before sealing them with layers of Mod Podge for a cute DIY wall decor for your home!
2. Decorative Wooden Signs
Are You New to Crafting and Painting? Decorative Wooden Signs Can Help If so, decorative wooden signs make a fantastic starting project. Easy and fun, you’re guaranteed an awesome end result with these fun projects.
With this wood sign, show off your monogram or create an engaging message for family and friends. Even add initials onto a heart for romantic decorations!
If you love traveling, a wooden sign featuring your city of choice would make an ideal keepsake. This example was painted using stencils; alternatively you could stain the wood for a rustic appearance instead.
3. Sofa Arm Table
Sofa arm tables are an effective way to keep drinks, snacks, and other necessities close at hand when lounging on your couch. While you can purchase one on Etsy (like this gorgeous wooden model from Waldmade Shop) they’re also easy enough to craft yourself!
These handy couch armrest trays come in many designs and sizes, from simple to intricate. Most feature a tray that fits over the top of a sofa arm for convenient storage of electronics such as remote controls or magazines; others provide space for books or magazines. Best of all, they’re surprisingly simple to make using only a few pieces of wood; paint or stain them to match any decor! Making them an excellent DIY project for beginners.
4. Backyard Garden Bench
If you enjoy spending time in your garden, a simple garden bench could be just what’s needed to allow you to unwind and appreciate its surroundings. A DIY project should only cost a few dollars!
This unique project takes an old bathtub and transforms it into a garden bench – easy to do, it makes a fantastic addition to your backyard, and One Krieger Chick offers an excellent tutorial to get you going.
This Western-style backyard garden bench is the ideal addition to a garden filled with succulents or other drought-tolerant plants, offering a place of rest after long days in the sun. An easy tutorial available on linapalandet will guide you through each step in building this piece, requiring wood glue, clamps, and various other tools.
5. Mail Organizer
Though our mail might no longer come through physical post, having a mail organizer can still prove useful. Forworthfabricstudio’s mail organizer features multiple pockets which help organize the incoming mail into categories before opening it – making this DIY project both cute and straightforward! You can place this organizer on a console table or hang it from a wall!
Another cool entryway organizer from infarrantlycreative is this entryway organizer with a slot for bills and other important papers, perfect for hanging near where envelopes usually drop to sort through them and act on them right away – saving yourself the clutter on your desk!