23 DIYs That Are Probably Going To Make Life A Lot Better

Diply 17 Apr 2018

To be completely honest, any DIY makes my life a whole lot better. I love to make and create and feel the satisfaction of a job well done at the end of a good project. At any given time I probably have between two and four projects on the go, with another 10 I can't wait to make!

For me, the best part about compiling this list is the inspiration I get to want to try every single one of these DIYs, or the satisfaction that I've actually already made them myself. Let's check them out!

1. Clay Leaf Tray

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

While I have yet to make a leaf tray, I have made a unicorn one! So I can promise you that this DIY is actually pretty easy and super cute.

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2. Marbled Wine Glasses

Something Turquoise | Something Turquoise

This technique is pretty simple and it looks like a ton of fun! You could definitely get creative with different patterns and colors. These would make sweet gifts!

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3. Perler Bead Cards

Pinterest | Pinterest

You know those beads, the ones you used to make fun images with as a kid? Why not put those totally useless bead skills to task and make some cute greeting cards?

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4. A Faux Floral Photo Backdrop

Lovely Indeed | Lovely Indeed

This has been sitting on one of my Pinterest boards for months. I have absolutely nowhere to put this nor a party that needs a photo backdrop, but I really want to make it!

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5. Headache Soothing Bath Bombs

Love Jaime | Love Jaime

These homemade bath bombs use essential oils to help combat headaches! Peppermint is known to be one of the scents that relieve headaches, so this baby is full of it!

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6. Twine-Wrapped Planters

Makes Bakes And Decor | Makes Bakes And Decor

It doesn't take much to turn a boring planter into something farmhouse chic! Just a little bit of glue and twine and you've got yourself something fab!

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7. Gemstone Soaps

Pinterest | Pinterest

I love a fancy soap! If it looks super cool or smells really amazing, I'm going to collect it. I love how adorable these little soaps turned out!

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8. Stamp Your Favorite Shirt

Glam Radar | Glam Radar

Creating stamps for different fabric projects is one of my favorite crafts! I've stamped denim, napkins, you name it! I love how this turns a simple white shirt into something personal.

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9. Use Potatoes To Stamp Pillow Cases

El Taller De Las Cosas Bonitas | El Taller De Las Cosas Bonitas

You can make stamps out of a lot of things, but one of the oldest tricks in the book is to use a potato!

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10. Create A Crochet Hammock Chair

Hunker | Hunker

If you've figured out the basics of macrame, why not move on to something a little bit more difficult? This hammock is perfect for swinging around with a margarita all summer long.

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11. Create A Custom Tote Bag

The Crafted Life | The Crafted Life

Do you love tote bags as much as I do? I actually get excited to get some new fun ones whenever I go to an event! Try this super easy tutorial to create a cute tote bag for yourself!

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12. Create A Statement Necklace With Lace

Pinterest | Pinterest

Want to take your necklace game to the next level? Everyone needs a solid statement necklace in their wardrobe, and a little bit of paint goes a long way!

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13. Design Necklaces From Buttons

Pinterest | Pinterest

This is another DIY I've done a few times! These necklaces are super easy to make with a bit of wire and a chain. I love mine!

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14. Try A No-Sew Pocket Tee

Oh The Lovely Things | Oh The Lovely Things

If you want to jazz up your standard t-shirts just a little bit, why not create a simple pocket tee? This one is no sew, so you have no excuses.

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15. Create Concrete Ring Stands


This DIY has been popular online for a while now, and for a good reason! They are a super cute (and easy) way to organize your jewelry collection.

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16. Make Cement Planters With Cups

Pinterest | Pinterest

I can confirm that this DIY is both easy to make and will make your life better. You just have to make sure you don't kill the plant inside of it.

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17. Make Paper Plants

The Apple Of My DIY | The Apple Of My DIY

If you tend to have a bit of a black thumb, why not give paper plants a try instead? They look super cute, and unless you have a cat that's going to tear them apart, they should last you forever.

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18. Turn A Rod Into A Towel Holder

bambulablogi | bambulablogi

If you're looking for something minimalist for your bathroom or kitchen, this towel holder is pretty darn easy! All you need to do is bend the rod into shape.

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19. Upgrade Your Electrical Cords With Beads

Remodelista | Remodelista

Now this is a DIY you don't see every day! Electrical cords can definitely be eyesores, so why not give them a bit of an upgrade? I love how boho chic this is!

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20. Make Mosiac Flower Pots

Censational Style | Censational Style

These flower pots might seem a bit daunting, but they're actually pretty easy. And the effort it takes to glue on all of those rocks will totally be worth it, right?

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21. Arm Knit An Infinity Scarf

Handi Mania | Handi Mania

Over in these parts, we're getting what feels like a second winter. If you've donated all of last year's scarves already, you might need something quick! Try this arm-knitted scarf.

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22. Marble Some White Envelopes

Honestly WTF | Honestly WTF

Marble is one trend that doesn't seem to be going anywhere, and I'm totally okay with it. I will marble anything I can get my hands on.

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23. Use PVC Pipe To Organize Your Bathroom

Pinterest | Pinterest

Every time I use my straightening iron, I leave it on the ceramic bathtub ledge so it doesn't burn anything. Say hello to my new bathroom upgrade!

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So, what do you think of these totally awesome DIYs?

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COMMENT to let us know which DIY project you're going to be doing first, and don't forget to SHARE with your friends!

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