DIY Home Decor: 50+ Easy Projects on a Budget!

Looking to be creative and make something for your home? Do it yourself and you can get the look for less! Here you will find 50+ DIY home decor ideas ranging from wall art to home accessories.

DIY Home Decor: 50+ Easy Projects on a Budget!

If you are anything like me, you watch TV home shows or look at home design magazines and want ALL of the pretty things. DIYing these ideas lets me have ALL the pretty things without paying the high price tag to get them. Plus it helps make my home more personalized, welcoming, and comfortable.

If you are new to DIY home decor, you should probably check out my post on easy crafts for adults. Trust me, once you’ve successfully crafted something for your home, you will want to make more!

If you are already a crafty person, you can get inspiration for your next home DIY with the list I’ve collected below. It contains over 50 fun, free and easy to follow DIY tutorials to make beautiful home decor no matter what your budget allows.

Go ahead and scroll down – but be aware, you are going to have a hard time deciding what you want to do first!

DIY Home Decor

Looking to be creative and make something for your home? Do it yourself and you can get the look for less! Here are 50+ DIY home decor ideas ranging from wall art to home accessories.


Wood Wall Art

Learn how to make unique wooden DIY wall art the easy and inexpensive way! This DIY project is perfect for beginners.


Yarn Wall Hanging

Learn how to make a simple yarn wall hanging on a budget! This is easy even for a beginning maker and works with a variety of decor.


Wood Bead Garland

Learn how to make a wood beaded garland on a budget! This is a perfect home decor craft idea for beginners. You'll complete this project in three simple steps.


Wood Framed Flag

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Add some patriotic farmhouse charm to your décor with this DIY wood framed flag. This isn't a difficult project, but it will take you some time. Definitely worth it!


Felt Ball Garland

Don’t buy a felt ball garland when they are SO easy to make! Use felt balls and embroidery floss to add colorful and fun DIY garland to an unexpected spot in your home.


Glue Art

This glue art on canvas is going to be the most unique - and easiest - wall art you'll ever make! Grab a canvas, hot glue, and spray paint. You'll be done in minutes.


Sawhorse Pipe Lamp

Donna takes you step by step through making these sawhorse pipe lamps topped with chalkboard shades. I love the look of these and how she decided to make them!


DIY Ribbon Wreath in Three Easy Steps

Learn how to make a DIY ribbon wreath in three simple steps! This is a very easy craft for Christmas decorating or any time of year.


Blanket Ladder

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Make a beautiful wooden blanket ladder for under $15. It’s an easy one day project that will allow you to display beautiful quilts or blankets in the open and make them easily accessible.


Abstract Art Canvas

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Get an easy abstract art beginner tutorial using acrylic paints on canvas. This looks great on a blank wall!


Chalk Paint Mason Jars with Succulents

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Learn how to make chalk paint mason jars with succulents for spring. Perfect for a kitchen windowsill or a seasonal mantel!


Make a Jewelry Hanger from Driftwood

Use a gorgeous driftwood piece to create a unique jewelry hanger. It looks great on the wall whether you have jewelry on it or not, and it’s easy to make!


Wooden Poster Hanger

Learn to make a magnetic poster hanger with scalloped wood trim! This DIY home decor project can be customized to any size you like.


Barn Wood Shutters

See how to make your own barn wood shutters. They look great on their own, but they also make a great neutral backdrop for wreaths.


Shiplap Wood Farmhouse Clock

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Do you have one of those walls, or little nooks or crannies, that you just can't find the right piece for? That's where a wood clock comes into play. You'll have to use a jigsaw, but it's easy to follow the lines once you get the circle traced.


Black Globe With Gold Accents

I have an obsession with gold leaf these days, so this globe is perfect. You'll use black craft paint too, and the gold leaf is really easy to attach!


Rustic Sailboats

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Sarah made these charming sailboats using upcycled weaving shuttles as a base. Unlike other sailboats, these stay upright on their own!


Felt Eucalyptus Stems

Fresh greenery and flowers always look great in a room. That is until they die. Sometimes you can find fakes that look pretty good, but I like this idea better.

Get a free pattern to make felt eucalyptus stems. She also has felt flowers that look great!


Drift Wood Orb

People pay big bucks for driftwood art like this from furniture stores! All you need is a beach ball and hot glue gun to make your own.


Cross Stitch Pillow

Learn how to cross stitch a pillow cover the easy way - also comes with a free printable cross stitch pattern.


Painted Baskets

Learn how to paint tribal baskets the easy way! This DIY basket project is easy, even if you've never crafted before.


Stenciled Denim Table Runner

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Find out how to make a unique denim table runner using your old jeans. You'll use both legs of the jeans, a stencil and paint.


Wood Plant Hanger

Use a plywood block to make this simple and modern DIY plant hanger – you’ll have a few of these hanging in your home before long!


DIY House Number Sign

Learn how to make this DIY house number with a wood slice and mason jar! Make your address clear with a pretty display at the same time.


Heart-Shaped Leopard Rug

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Using a punch needle, you can create any shape and design rug you like! This one would look cool in a teen's bedroom.


Stick Framed Round Mirror

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This simple twig mirror is rustic and beautiful! It looks great in an entryway, living room, or bedroom.


Song Lyric Art

Learn how to make song lyric art using felt and a simple wood frame. This is so easy and perfect decor for a variety of styles.


Hanging Photo Frame Decorated with Flowers

Learn how to decorate a metal hanging photo frame with faux flowers! Easy to make in any colors you like and display on the wall.


Heart Wall Art

Learn how to make this hexagon wall art using small ceramic tiles! You can make any geometric pattern you like.


Marble Art

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For less than $10, Stacey made these three framed marble art pieces using nail polish! It is such an easy DIY.


Cute Personalized Door Mat

Add your favorite saying to the front of your home with this colorful and cute personalized door mat project! It’s way easier to make than you might think.


Washi Tape Lamp Shade

Do you have a lamp that feels like it needs just a little something extra? That's where patterned washi tape comes in! This is a super simple project and looks great with your home decor.


Botanical Art

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Turn old book pages into beautiful large art! Or, you could frame each page separately and create a gallery wall.


Clothespin Clock

Learn how to make a clothespin clock to decorate your home! If you want to make a cute clock from scratch, this is a fun project.


Pallet Shelf

Learn how to make a rustic, DIY pallet shelf in under a few hours! It looks great with farmhouse decor.


Vintage Map Decoupage

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Use Mod Podge, paint, and map scrapbook paper to make this unique decoupage letter for home decor. It’s easy to create your own with wooden or paper mache letters.


Cross Stitch Quote on Canvas

Put your favorite quote on canvas using this simple tutorial. This cross stitch quote can be customized and it’s so fun (and easy) to make!


Framed Silhouette Art

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This DIY is not only easy, it is inexpensive as well! Make this silhouette art using your own photos.


Pom Pom Pillow

Add pretty details and a pop of color to any room with a simple DIY pom pom pillow – no sewing required! This is such an easy décor project.


Watercolor Collage

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Make this simple watercolor collage by cutting up watercolor paintings and decoupaging them to canvas. This wall art project is SO easy!


Decorative Chain

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Learn how to make a knock-off decorative object chain to look like the designer version for much less using air dry clay.


Coffee Filter Wreath

Learn how to make a wreath with coffee filters from the dollar store! It's the easiest home decor project you'll ever do.


Decoupage Pears

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Instead of putting a bowl of fruit on a table, give it a bit of interest with this decoupage idea! Tear up pages from an old book and add them to fake fruit—it will last so much longer than real fruit.


Gold Frame

Learn how to make a gold frame that sparkles! You just need a few simple supplies.


Patterned Frame

Learn how to make a picture frame using either fabric or paper and Mod Podge! This is a simple home decor project for beginners.


Colorful Painted Cactus Pots

Make these easy painted cactus pots with terra cotta and bright paint colors – the cute sayings will cheer up any dreary days!


Paint Nesting Dolls

Learn how to paint stacking dolls using modern colors! This is a really easy craft idea for holiday or beyond.


Geometric Wood Wall Art

Vineta made this wall art out of plywood scraps! She designed it to go with the stenciled tile in her bathroom.


Easy Nautical Wall Art

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Are you inspired by seaworthy decor? This DIY nautical wall art is easy to make with Mod Podge – and uses a fun color palette.


Chair Cushions

Learn how to make chair cushions with this easy tutorial! You'll need basic sewing machine skills to ensure success.


Faux Succulent Terrarium

Learn how to make a faux terrarium using supplies from the craft store! This is very easy, vintage style home decor.

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