15 Random DIYs That'll Have You Shouting, 'I'm So Excited, And I Just Can't Hide It!'

Diply 16 Apr 2018

Everyone has at least one thing in their life that ignites an adventurous or creative flame inside of them. For me, crafting is one of them — it doesn't matter what time of year it is, my mood, or how busy I am, I always find time for DIY projects because they make me happy.

And if this sounds exactly like you, then you definitely won't want to miss the collection of crafty ideas I've put together below. Enjoy!

1. DIY Tree Art Sculpture

Tomfo | Tomfo

A friend of mine made a sculpture very similar to this a couple of years ago, but on a grander scale. In fact, it ended up replacing her traditional Christmas tree — and it looked amazing.

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2. DIY Galaxy Gradient Plates

A Kailo Chic Life | A Kailo Chic Life

Impress guests at your next get-together by serving them tasty treats from these insanely gorgeous galaxy plates! There aren't very many materials required for this one, so there's no excuse to not give it a try.

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3. Homemade Ruby Slippers

Crafts After College | Crafts After College

One of my favorite Halloween costumes I had growing up was Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz. My mom managed to find everything at a local thrift store, including a pair of ruby slippers! However, if you don't have that kind of luck where you are, you can easily whip up a pair of magical shoes in no time at all.

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4. DIY Burlap Place Mats

The Wood Grain Cottage | The Wood Grain Cottage

You could just grab a set of simple place mats from the dollar store, but they wouldn't be as pretty or special as homemade ones, like these burlap cuties!

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5. Modern Mint 3D Wall Art

Rust-Oleum | Rust-Oleum

Whether you're designing a nursery or a relaxing den, this collection of hexagon shelves would be the perfect addition to any space. And if mint green isn't your thing, simply swap it out for your favorite spray paint shade to make it your own.

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6. DIY Mason Jar Cloches

Orphans With Makeup | Orphans With Makeup

If you love mason jars, cloches, and gardening, then this is the project for you. Mary over on Orphans With Makeup did an amazing job of transforming ordinary mason jars into insanely gorgeous cloches, which also act as mini greenhouses!

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7. Decorative Copper Balls

Mxliving | Mxliving

Copper is super trendy right now, but when something's popular, that usually means it's expensive. However, as long as you're willing to put your crafting hat on and use inexpensive materials — like copper tacks and styrofoam balls — you can incorporate trendy decor into your design plans without blowing your budget!

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8. DIY Lavender Candle

The Crafted Life | The Crafted Life

In my opinion, nothing beats a fresh batch of lavender — it seriously has the best scent ever. And if you love this timeless summer bloom as much as I do, then you're going to want to make one of these pretty candles asap.

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9. Dip-Dye Succulent Pots

I Spy DIY | I Spy DIY

Succulents are pretty enough on their own, but colorful dip-dyed ceramic pots make them even more so! Grab your favorite Tumble Tie Dye shade, some water, and a bowl, and see what you can come up with.

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10. Painted Pineapple Ukulele

Lovely Indeed | Lovely Indeed

If you weren't interested in learning how to play the ukulele before, you'll probably want to after seeing how adorable this perfect pineapple paint job turned out!

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11. DIY Wooden Texture Stamps

Mother Natured | Mother Natured

Making cute textured stamps like this doesn't require any fancy power tools or hardware. All you need is a thick branch, a saw, and a small collection of nuts, bolts, and nails.

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12. DIY Apothecary Jar

Dagmar's Home | Dagmar's Home

If you liked the mason jar cloche idea from earlier, then you might as well throw this apothecary jar project on your list of must-do DIYs! Simply accessorize a standard mason jar with a small candlestick and a metal finial to complete the transformation.

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13. Dollar Store Frame Terrarium

Hometalk | Alicia W

Most dollar stores have a decent selection of picture frames, and because they're so affordable, you can experiment with them without worrying about potentially wasting a bunch of money. These frame terrariums are just one of the many ways you can craft with these inexpensive dollar store items!

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14. Paint-Dipped Art

Brooklyn Berry Designs | Brooklyn Berry Designs

Secondhand shops always have old pieces of art in stock, and once you've determined they aren't one-of-a-kind works worth millions of dollars, it's fun to give them a fresh, new look with a simple dip dye job.

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15. Chic DIY Triangle Mobile

Bless'er House | Bless'er House

Does your child's room need a little somethin' somethin' to make it a bit more fun and whimsical? Lucky for you, that's nothing a simple paper mobile can't fix!

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Which of these DIYs are you going to try first?

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Let us know in the COMMENTS, and then SHARE this fun collection of ideas with anyone who gets super excited about the idea of crafting!

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