19 Fun DIYs To Try Today

Diply 18 May 2018

If you don't have any plans this evening, may I suggest trying your hand at a fun DIY project? You don't have to be an expert, and you certainly don't need to spend a bunch of money. All you need to do is to put on your crafting hat, get your hands on a few simple materials, and let your inner creative take the wheel.

1. DIY Hand-Stamped Blanket

Mer Mag | Mer Mag

It doesn't take much to transform a blanket from plain and boring to fun and exciting. Try using fabric paint and stamps on some muslin and see what unique designs you can come up with.

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2. DIY Snowy Tissue Paper Art

Fireflies And Mud Pies | Fireflies And Mud Pies

Even though we won't be seeing snow around these parts any time soon (knock on wood), that doesn't mean this fun activity can't be pinned for later! I think the kids would get a real kick out of this one.

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3. DIY Wood Hanger Makeover

The Crafted Life | The Crafted Life

The thought of using temporary tattoos to update a set of hangers has never crossed my mind, but now that I've seen how gorgeous the results are, I'm going to be giving it a try!

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4. DIY Glitter Tray

Studio DIY | Studio DIY

You can never go wrong with glitter — unless it ends up getting all over stuff that has nothing to do with your DIY project lol. This glittery delight would look amazing on a vanity, a desk, or even a coffee table.

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5. DIY Hanging Diamonds

Snowdrop & Co. | Snowdrop & Co.

If you're looking for something fun and unique to hang from your ceiling, a set of these funky diamonds would be perfect. They're made of nothing more than string, straws, and metallic tape.

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6. DIY Conversation Heart Rings

Studio DIY | Studio DIY

Even if you're not a fan of the candy, you have to admit that these conversation heart rings are beyond adorable. They'd be great to give as cute gifts for friends and family, don't you think?

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7. DIY Faux Flower Coat

Studio DIY | Studio DIY

I'll admit that this DIY isn't going to be a hit with everyone. However, if you're not afraid of color and love to have fun with fashion, one of these faux floral coats is definitely something you should consider making.

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8. DIY Watercolor Throw Blanket

Sugar And Cloth | Sugar And Cloth

I'm a huge fan of anything and everything watercolor. Can you really blame me? Look at how pretty this blanket is because of it! I'd have a hard time saying no to a picnic lunch if it meant getting to sit on one of these.

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9. DIY Paper Peonies

Bride And Breakfast | Bride And Breakfast

For those who can't keep real plants alive, paper flowers are the best alternative. A collection of paper peonies would look insanely beautiful in a baby's room or even on the walls of a home office.

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10. DIY Shabby Chic Picnic Basket Makeover

The Polka Dot Closet | The Polka Dot Closet

You know what would go perfect with the watercolor throw blanket from earlier? A shabby chic picnic basket! To give a wicker basket a pretty, worn out look, all you need is some spray paint, a sanding block, and some gel stain. Oh, and a bit of floral fabric, of course.

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11. DIY Enamel Pin Banner

Felicette | Felicette

Need a place to display all of the random pins you've collected over the years? Look no further than a simple hanging banner. Pretty cute, huh?

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12. DIY Boho Hanging Planter

Beyond The Picket Fence | Beyond The Picket Fence

I love DIY projects that involve upcycling everyday items. Take this hanging planter as a perfect example. It uses a standard embroidery hoop, a cup and saucer, and some twine. That's it!

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13. DIY World Map Decoupage Candles

The Navage Patch | The Navage Patch

Candles, real and flameless, are pretty enough one their own, but if you want to take them to the next level, decoupage is the way to go.

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14. Perler Bead Bookmarks

Craft Create Cook | Craft Create Cook

Perler beads were all the rage when I was a kid, and I'm glad to see they're still kickin' after all these years. If you're in the mood for a throwback DIY, these bookmarks are the perfect candidate.

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15. DIY Coiled Copper Wind Chimes

Hometalk | Handan & Greg

On your next trip to the local hardware store, see if they have any coiled refrigeration copper wire in stock. This stuff is super malleable but easily holds its shape, which makes it an ideal material for outdoor crafts, like this set of wind chimes.

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16. DIY Terrazzo Style Clay Incense Holder

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

Is it just me, or do these incense holders look good enough to eat? Seriously, the pink and red one reminds me of Laffy Taffy. Anyway, if you're into burning incense, you have to add this DIY to your list of must-do projects.

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17. DIY Gold Foil Flower Pots

Nest Of Posies | Nest Of Posies

For those lucky enough to have a Cricut, projects like this are not only a breeze to whip up, but also addictive. Seriously, once you start, you won't be able to stop.

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18. DIY Wrap Necklace

The Lovely Drawer | The Lovely Drawer

Making your own jewelry doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. Personally, I love the look of this wrapped necklace — it reminds me of some of the jewelry I used to make when I was in high school.

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19. DIY Pressed Herb Candles

Garden Therapy | Garden Therapy

I've always been a sucker for a good candle — you should see the collection that's accumulated in our linen closet! And if you appreciate candles as much as I do, you'll love trying your hand at making a batch of your own.

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Did any of these DIY ideas inspire you? Which one are you going to try first?

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