Lia Griffith | Lia Griffith

Cheap And Easy DIYs That Look Like A Million Bucks

It's all well and good to make something, but it's even better when you make something and it looks so good that people assume that you bought it.

That's what these DIYs are — handmade crafts and DIYs that look like a million bucks.

Take a look and let me know if you agree!

1. You could also create a cool pattern with trim. 

Monica Wants It | Monica Wants It

Trim is cost effective and easy to work with.

You could easily create this look.

Also, don't you just love the idea of painting your closet doors a fun color? I sure do!

2. Gone are the wreaths of the past. 

Pretty Providence | Pretty Providence

In their place — modern wreaths like this one.

Jump on the succulent bandwagon and make this cool wreath.

3. I'm a sucker for all things rustic, so I just had to share this box. 

Shanty 2 Chic | Shanty 2 Chic

Made from barn wood, this planter box is the perfect addition to any farmhouse or rustic style home.

Not too hard to make, either.

4. This pallet bench looks like a hard project, but it's actually quite easy. 

Funky Junk Interiors | Funky Junk Interiors

Especially when you have a great tutorial to follow.

5. I love a good knockoff.

The Teacher's Wife | The Teacher's Wife

The knockoff is even better when it comes with a free printable.

Save your money and fool your guests into thinking that you actually shop at Pottery Barn.

6. Framing your bathroom mirror can make a huge impact. 

Cherished Bliss | Cherished Bliss

Something so simple can take your bathroom style up a notch.

7. If your thumb isn't quite the right shade of green, try making these. 

Lia Griffith | Lia Griffith

Vertical succulent gardens that'll never die — they're made of felt!

8. If you like to dabble in a bit of light woodworking, try your hand at this DIY. 

Shanty 2 Chic | Shanty 2 Chic

Again, another great tutorial to walk you through, start to finish.

9. What's better than rose gold? 

Damask Love | Damask Love

Rose gold foil.

Pick some up for yourself and make this ultra-chic pencil holder.

Your desk is just begging for something chic.

10. Make sure no one picks up your keys by mistake. 

Homey Oh My | Homey Oh My

Put your mark on them with a trendy monogram key chain!

11. Jazz up a plain clutch with a bit of creativity and fabric paint. 

Delineate Your Dwelling | Delineate Your Dwelling

Love this bright and bold DIY tribal print.

Love the big button, too! Let's just say I love everything about it.

12. Mix up a little concrete for this next one! 


These concrete cones will give you a great spot to place your rings.

Plus, they're so trendy — it'll look like you bought them from a high-end boutique or something.

13. Make your own dishware. 

Kelly Elko | Kelly Elko

OK, so you aren't actually going to make the plate, but you can fancy up a plain dollar store plate by drawing on it.

Use an oil-based permanent marker to create your design and then bake your plate in the oven at 300 for 40 minutes.

14. This is just so pretty.

Hawthorne And Main | Hawthorne And Main

Who wouldn't want this in their house?

Count down the days with this beauty that you made yourself!

15. Slap your monogram on a tote bag. 

Kristine In Between | Kristine In Between

But make sure you make it look like you paid big bucks for it!

This clever DIYer used a paper doily as a stencil and it looks great!

16. Ditch the traditional wreath and do a little something different for your door decor. 

Hoosier Homemade | Hoosier Homemade

I love the idea of using a basket instead of a wreath form and you can get some really great spring accessories from the dollar store.

17. Skip the trip to Pottery Barn. 

Little Vintage Nest | Little Vintage Nest

Make your own farmhouse style candle sticks that look like a million bucks.

I've seen a lot of these on Pinterest and this style is my favorite!

18. Stay organized with a DIY memo pad that also looks great. 

The Merry Thought | The Merry Thought

Great for grocery lists and reminders!

19. Give some old books a DIY face lift. 

Little Vintage Nest | Little Vintage Nest

This DIY doesn't ruin the book at all — you can still read it and use it as a trendy piece of decor.

20. Next time you're out taking a walk in the great outdoors, fill your pockets with rocks. 

Centsational Girl | Centsational Girl

You're gonna want them so you can make this DIY.

21. There's just something so regal about a laurel wreath.

Craftberry Bush | Craftberry Bush

Time to bring that regal look to your home and it's easy to do with this DIY laurel wreath tutorial.

22. If your home is lacking a little personality maybe you should make some of these. 

Love Grows Wild | Love Grows Wild

Take your own pics, print them and then clip them to your DIY photo clipboards.

23. I nearly fainted when I saw the price of cotton stems in the craft store. 

Prodigal Pieces | Prodigal Pieces

I think it's time that I made my own. Prodigal Pieces has a great tutorial that just requires branches and cotton balls.

Sounds good to me!

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