15 Random DIYs That Are Way More Exciting Than Whatever You Have Planned This Weekend

Diply 16 Apr 2018

I'm going to take a shot in the dark here and say that most of you don't have anything too exciting planned for the weekend. And don't worry, there's no shame in that! I don't have any big, elaborate events lined up either.

If your schedule is wide open and you're itching to make some plans with your creative side, look no further than the list of DIY ideas below for some crafty inspiration.

1. Simple Felt Ball Garland

DIY Candy | DIY Candy

It may not seem like much, but as a person who has a felt ball garland draped across the curtains in our guest room, I can say with absolute certainty that this simple decorative accent really amps up the fun and vibrancy of a space.

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2. Easy DIY Hanging Planter

Zest It Up | Zest It Up

It's as if these bloggers have seen the inside of my house or something. Not only do I have a garland similar to the one from the previous DIY, but I also own this exact sugar canister. Now, I use mine to hold the chalk and brushes for my chalkboard, but I still love this idea!

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3. Marbled Votive DIY

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

Nothing beats a good ol' marbling craft, don't you agree? While this technique may not be new, the results that it creates are always unique, colorful, and fun.

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4. Rainbow DIY Taper Candle Holder

Sugar And Cloth | Sugar And Cloth

This would eventually create one colorful mess, but it's so pretty I couldn't bear the thought of excluding it from this list. If you aren't afraid of color and are in need of a fun centerpiece, this rainbow candle holder is the perfect project.

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5. DIY Moon Globe

Make My Lemonade | Make My Lemonade

I've seen my fair share of globe upcycles lately, but I don't think any of them have been as cool as this one! Turning a globe into a moon may take a bit of time and effort, but as you can see, this DIY is worth it.

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6. Photo Transfer Art

Persia Lou | Persia Lou

What sorcery is this?! Transferring any image I want from a regular piece of paper to a pretty piece of wood? I'm in! I can't wait to give this idea a try.

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7. Roman Numeral Clock

Handmade Haven | Handmade Haven

An oversized clock is a super quick and easy way to add a splash of color and personality to a room, and this DIYed Roman numeral version proves it.

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8. Faux Cacti Centerpieces

A Kailo Chic Life | A Kailo Chic Life

Aren't these the cutest things you've ever seen? Maybe it's because I'm a huge fan of cacti — they're almost impossible to kill, what's not to love? — but I think these faux versions are definitely worthy of your must-do list of DIY projects.

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9. DIY Modern Bowl Planter

Lovely Indeed | Lovely Indeed

All you need is a metal pizza riser, a ceramic bowl, and some fun, colorful paint to make one of these bright and cheerful planters for your home. Now that's my kind of project!

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10. DIY Temporary Tattoo Vase

The Crafted Life | The Crafted Life

Ummm, this is pretty amazing, and I can't believe I've never thought to do this. It's so simple and pretty! *Runs to the store to buy temporary tattoos*

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11. DIY Paint Scraping Wall Art

I Heart Maggie | I Heart Maggie

If you're looking for a fun and easy activity to try with the kiddos this weekend, scraped paint art is the way to go. I'm not even a kid and I'm totally on board with this idea!

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12. DIY Paper-Wrapped Candle Centerpieces

Today's Creative Life | Today's Creative Life

The next time you're browsing the aisles of your favorite dollar store, see if they have any tall sanctuary candles. If they do, grab a few of them and give this crafty idea a shot.

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13. Crystal Photo Display

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

Your favorite photos don't always have to be displayed in frames! You can find pretty crystals like these on Etsy and make a collection of wire photo stands in no time.

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14. DIY Party Animals

Pretty Providence | Pretty Providence

No birthday is complete without a set of fun party animals! Hit up your local dollar store, pick out your favorite animals, and spend a rainy afternoon indoors giving them fun and colorful makeovers.

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15. DIY Wall Mounted Easel

Arin Solange At Home | Arin Solange At Home

Is there anything Ikea can't do? To make one of these awesome wall easels in your home, you need a RÄCKA curtain rod set, a roll of craft paper, a FINTORP rail, and a few FINTORP utensil holders with hooks. Pretty cool, right?

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Did any of these DIYs catch your eye? Which one are you thinking about trying first?

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