There are very few things on this earth that can be as satisfying as putting together a DIY project all on your own. It gets even more thrilling when someone finally gets around to asking you where you purchased a certain piece and you coyly answer that you made it all by yourself. If you’re more inclined to make your living room decorations rather than buy it, here’s a list of 7 DIY décor projects that you can easily pull off without having to spend a small fortune.
Create your own multi colored chevron rug
According to experts from carpet cleaning Adelaide, you can still use pieces of old carpets to spruce up areas in your home. All you need to do is cut out your preferred shape and work on creating a pattern with some paint tape. And with the chevron pattern being the most reasonable pattern to create, the only thing that you need to worry about now is choosing the right colors to paint your new area rug with.
Turn your favorite photos into wall art
Looking for stylish wall art that won’t cost you a whole month’s salary? Then it’s time to collect your favorite photos and turn your wall into your very own art gallery. There are many techniques to showcasing your favorite photos, ranging from the classy to the trendy so make sure to choose a photo wall style that best suits your personal taste.
Dip dye candles for a unique splash of color
Candles don’t need to be lit in order to set the mood of a room. With dip dyed candles, you can add interest to your home décor even without lighting them. To add tint to your candles, simply dip them in melted crayon shavings and set aside to dry. The color options are endless so you easily match your dip dyed candles to just about any color palette.
Stencil your favorite poem onto a throw pillow
If you’re looking for a creative way to personalize your linens, you can always rely on fabric markers to get the job done. Just whip out your favorite lines from a poem or a song and use a letter stencil for a guide. If your control and precision is less than perfect, you can always use a pencil to write your guide. Once you’re happy with the spacing of the letters, you can then go at it with your favorite sharpie.
Move those glass bottle vases to your walls
Don’t know what to do with the wine bottles you have lying around? Clean them up and reuse them as glass vases for natural or artificial florals. But mind you, this isn’t your ordinary vase. Just attach three of them in a row on to your wall and voila! You have a dynamic work of art that you can easily change to match the season.
Add life to your space with living succulents
If you want to incorporate living nature into your home décor, you can add life to your space by framing succulents instead of pictures. The great thing about succulents is that they’re not just pretty to look at, but they’re also quite easy to maintain. Succulents are the perfect choice for people who want greenery in their homes, but don’t have time for the tedious upkeep.
So what are you waiting for? It’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to work on your favorite DIY home decorating project today. With the right inspiration and your personal sense of creativity, you’ll be able to turn your drab living room to fab in no time.