DIY home projects are an excellent way to save money, build confidence, and gain new skills. From hanging pot racks or painting an accent wall, these easy DIYs provide plenty of learning opportunities. These projects are especially great for beginners!
Upgrading to a ceiling fan can be an engaging and cost-effective DIY project for novice DIYers, without needing to hire outside help or invest in expensive power tools.
1. Loom Bracelet
Make a beautiful rainbow-colored bracelet using this easy loom pattern! This project can be completed together with younger siblings and makes a thoughtful present for friends and family!
Gather some supplies such as a loom, rubber bands of various colors and a plastic C-clip or S-clip. Weave the bands together in a triple single pattern for an eye-catching bracelet!
2. Rustic Coasters
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Debut your woodworking talents by crafting this DIY address number hanging. Not only is it decorative in the entryway but it adds a personal touch to mailboxes too.
3. Mason Jar Oil Lamp
These adorable mason jar oil lamps are quick and simple to make – they make the perfect alternative to candles! Plus you can infuse them with fragrant oils for added romance or tranquility!
Use a mason jar lid and drill a hole roughly the size of an 1/8-inch nipple to create a secure hole, then screw on couplings, nipples, washers, etc. as desired to complete this project.
4. Photo Booth Props
Photo booths are an integral component of any celebration, providing photo opportunities galore. Decorate the booth to match your party theme or scour your own closet for items that could become hilarious photo booth props!
Head cutouts on sticks are a timeless tradition in any party theme, perfect for both fun photo opps and for creative writing activities like chalkboard writing sessions. Frames and hats also work great for selfies!
5. Mason Jar Candles
Light these candles to instantly transform any space into something cozy. Plus, they make perfect presents for any special occasion if personalized labels are added!
Melt wax and add your preferred essential oil or dye, before pouring into Ball jars ensuring a gap of 1.5-2″ exists between the rim and water level.
See how easy it is to create this gorgeous wall decoration?
6. Color Block Crayon Candles
Crayon candles offer an easy way to bring some color into the home while recycling broken crayons. Plus, this DIY project adds another creative aspect!
Make colorful candles easily by simply filling paper cups with wax and one color crayon, and microwaving the mixture for one minute.
Pour a thin layer into each votive and place on an angle plate stand to let the candle cool before placing them to cool off.
7. Wooden Pencil Holder
Make this Father’s Day truly unforgettable for your father by creating this simple project using a block of wood and Testors Color Shift Blue Galaxy paint to turn it into a wooden pencil holder! Give dad something truly original.
This free tutorial shows you how to craft a charming hedgehog-shaped pencil holder – an adorable teacher’s gift idea!
8. Decorative Wooden Signs
DIY mailboxes can help make collecting mail easier while adding some flair and character to your home. This project makes an excellent introductory woodworking endeavor and only requires basic tools.
Decor doesn’t need to be complex! These decorative wooden arrows make an easy yet stylish wall decoration option and make great gifts, as well as offering children something fun to craft with!
9. Fairy Garden
Fairies are drawn to gardens that respect nature. They enjoy gardens filled with flowers, herbs and vegetables as well as natural elements such as moss.
Fairy gardens can be an engaging way to introduce children to botanicals. Let them decorate it with their favorite fairy figurines and seashells found outside. Complete it by including a stepping stone pathway, bridge and pond for maximum impact!
10. Mason Jar Oil Lamp
Mason Jar Oil Lamps make an elegant table centerpiece. Simply fill your jar with pine cones, pine needles, holly berries or vintage ornaments as decorations before pouring vegetable oil over top to complete this beautiful arrangement.
Wrap a thin piece of picture hanging wire around the wick and secure it to one side, before immersing your wick into oil and lighting up for the first time!