7+ Gorgeous DIYs That People Are Definitely Going To Be Impressed By

Diply 13 Aug 2018

I think we can all probably agree that showing off what you've made is one of the best feelings after creating a new DIY project. That's why I'm super excited to share some really awesome DIYs that I've found online that will definitely give you that feeling of accomplishment and pride.

You're not going to want to keep the secret of where your new items came from to yourself. And that's totally okay, shout it loud for everyone to hear!

1. If you really want to impress someone with your new DIY skills, giving a gift is a great way to show off your projects and your love of the person.

Homey Oh My | Homey Oh My

And I think that soap is one of the best gifts to give! Plus, it looks complicated and expensive, but can be really simple.

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Homey Oh My uses soap dye along with some melt-and-pour soap to create this marbled look.

Homey Oh My | Homey Oh My

Melt-and-pour soap is an easy and safe way to create wonderful gifts for everyone in your life! Just make sure to save a few bars for yourself.

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2. The fiddle leaf fig is one of my favorite houseplants, and I think it deserves a great pot and spot in the home.

Lovely Indeed | Lovely Indeed

So, I am totally down with giving it a cool new home! I just need to work on my woodworking skills a bit first.

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Lovely Indeed walks us through how you can use basic woodworking skills to create a rolling plant stand.

Lovely Indeed | Lovely Indeed

This is pretty key if you need to have flexible space in your home! This is definitely a project I can get behind.

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3. A walk down the scrapbooking aisle at the craft store can yield more than just supplies to embellish your photo albums.

Bliss Makes | Bliss Makes

I've used these embellishments for so much more, including for clothes and shoes.

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Just like Bliss Makes has done with these beautiful black booties!

Bliss Makes | Bliss Makes

This would be an adorable way to give some glitz and glam to your everyday look, or to jazz up a pair of sneakers for your wedding day.

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4. Pennant flags seem to be for more than just sports teams these days.

Hometalk | Naomile

They're popular for showing off quotes and sayings, as well as displaying pins and other memorabilia.

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Naomile wanted to create one of those flags with a saying on it, so she used cork to do that!

Hometalk | Naomile

It's definitely a simple project with a whole lot of impact.

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5. It's uncommon for me to write an article and not include some sort of do-it-yourself jewelry.

Things To Make And Do | Things To Make And Do

It's definitely one of the most popular projects I've made in recent months.

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Things To Make And Do used a washer, some Modge Podge, and a clear sealant to create these funky necklaces.

Things To Make And Do | Things To Make And Do

Funny enough, I had a similar necklace many years ago that I bought for much more than it would cost to make this!

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6. Who else has a bunch of clothes-pegs laying around their house?

Hometalk | Alison Murray

I bought them intending to use them to hang clothes to dry instead of using the dryer, but that hasn't actually happened yet.

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And even if you don't have them laying around the house, they're actually pretty cheap.

Hometalk | Alison Murray

Alison shared this project for turning clothes-pegs into trivets and it's such a funky idea!

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7. When I was a preteen, I used to make bracelets and necklaces with these tiny beads all the time.

Instructables | Holly Mann

But nothing was ever as intricate as this woven, beaded bracelet!

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I would definitely take the time to figure out this cool loom and weaving technique, because this bracelet is stunning!

Instructables | Holly Mann

I can't wait to dig into Holly's tutorial over on Instructables.

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8. I've seen a bunch of cool projects upcycling tires, but I still haven't gotten my hands on a tire.

Hometalk | Kelly-n-Tony

But when I do, you know I'll be making something super cool with it!

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I definitely have to thank Kelly and Tony for the cool hanging planter suggestion!

Hometalk | Kelly-n-Tony

I've seen a bunch of tire planters before, but never a hanging one like this. It's just so cute!

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9. I love funky patterns on my home decor, but buying things can get super pricey.

The Crafted Life | The Crafted Life

I prefer to give my accessories a DIY touch and create fun custom patterns for things in my home.

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The Crafted Life likes to do this too!

The Crafted Life | The Crafted Life

She used fabric dye and a paintbrush to create a beautiful and bright watercolor pattern of her own design. I love it!

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10. Looking for a cute way to show someone you love them?

Feathering My Nest | Feathering My Nest

Make your own custom felt fortune cookie and share something adorable with them (and add in some candy!).

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Feathering My Nest created this simple fortune cookie out of some felt.

Feathering My Nest | Feathering My Nest

Toss in a cute little love note, as well as some chocolate kisses, and this little gift will go a long way!

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11. I love a good five-minute DIY project that is super simple, but packs a big punch.

Sarah Hearts | Sarah Hearts

Sarah spray-painted a plain old dish and turned it into something 100 times cuter in just a few minutes!

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With a bottle of pink spray paint and some stickers, she made a super cute catch-all. 

Sarah Hearts | Sarah Hearts

Now she's got an adorable spot for the "little things" to stay, like her keys!

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12. So, maybe fabric dye isn't your medium of choice, and maybe you don't love pillows (who are you?!). 

Club Crafted | Club Crafted

You can create a similar watercolor look with regular paint, too! It's super easy, and lots of fun.

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Club Crafted used colorful paints to create an adorable pattern on a simple white napkin.

Club Crafted | Club Crafted

I know I'd be down to head to any party she's hosting! I just love how these turned out.

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