DIY Décor, Home Decorating Ideas and Tips

There’s no better way to put your unique touch on your home than through DIY décor. Browse our gallery of crafts for home décor and home decorating ideas to find the perfect project for your home and personal style. Click on any project image for detailed instructions.

Easy Christmas Lanterns With DIY Vinyl Decals


You may think it’s nutty to start thinking about Christmas in July. But I think it’s genius. Some of my girlfriends and I were just talking about how if you started getting ready for Christmas in July, the month of December wouldn’t be such a hectic time. And handmade gifts wouldn’t be such a daunting task. Turning these lanterns into Christmas lighting with DIY vinyl decals was ridiculously easy. And these are the kinds of crafts that can be so rewarding. Five minutes, {Read More}

Flickering Firefly DIY Picture Frame

Firefly DIY Picture Frame - Captrue Summertime memories!

What better way to capture those amazing summer memories than in a handmade picture frame with flickering fireflies swooping in and out of an embossed mason jar? Follow these simple steps below to make your own firefly DIY picture frame! Supplies needed to make your own firefly DIY picture frame: Ready to Finish Memory Frame 9×7 Core’dinations Vintage Collection Retro Mod Squad 12 x 12 Paper Pack 10 Bulb LED Battery Light Set Krylon® Adhesive Spray Darice® Mason Jar Embossing Folder Canson {Read More}

Wooden Monogram DIY House Numbers


When I was cleaning the front porch off this spring, I felt like it needed a little something new. Our house numbers have been hanging for more years than I would like to admit. I figured that was a good place to start! So, with a little Mod Podge and paper I made these fun monogram DIY house numbers to hang by our front door. These DIY house numbers were an instant gratification project. It came together really quickly- and I {Read More}

DIY End Table Storage Cube {Furniture Makeover}


While I’ve always admired furniture painting projects on various blogs, I never took one on because I don’t have the patience for them.  Sanding, priming, staining….ugh!  I would lose interest before ever completing the project.  Then I tried Americana’s Chalky Finish Paint, and my views changed.  No tedious prep work required with this product:  Just paint it!  I’ve been decorating my house with thrifted items that I refresh with Chalky Finish Paint, and here’s my newest piece.  Inspired by this {Read More}

Pottery Barn Knock-Off: Diamond Panel Wall Art DIY


Did you know that I love a lot of the designs and art work from Pottery Barn?  I love a lot of their furniture too.  But I don’t love the price.  So when I saw this really pretty Yellow Diamond Panel from Pottery Barn, I knew that I could easily recreate it with the help the new Chalky line of paints from Americana! This wall art DIY piece took a little bit of patience to create, but it was not difficult {Read More}

Chalk Paint Furniture: Wooden Stool Makeover


I spied this little stool one day at an antique shop.  The yellow color caught my attention, I loved the simplicity of it  and I thought it would look interesting in my living room.  I brought it home and it was just the opposite.  It looked so out of place that I ended up moving it to my basement (where all unfinished projects go) and it sat there for over a year. I had the opportunity to use the Americana {Read More}

DIY Macrame Hot Pink Wall Hanging


I’m sure you’ve noticed that wall hangings are all the rage again. This time around, most of the weaving and macrame techniques are the same but there are many ways to modernize the overall look of a wall hanging. I used this awesome hot pink paracord with traditional macrame knots to create a fresh, hip DIY macrame wall hanging. Despite the many steps in this project, it only uses two macrame knots so even a beginner can do it! But you might {Read More}

Tissue Paper Stained Glass Jars


Happy Sunday, friends!  I’m back today with another fabulous craft that kids of all ages will enjoy making with mason jars.  Those mason jars are so much fun to craft with and these tissue paper stained glass jars fit the bill. Tell me that sweet jar doesn’t make you smile?  I imagine a kiddo giving wild flowers to mom or grandma.  I think it would truly brighten their day.  The good news is they are incredibly easy to make and using any tissue paper {Read More}

Framed Pom Pom Monogrammed Wreath


I am kind of addicted to all things pom pom right now. They are so fun to make and so easy. For me, they are the perfect activity to sit and do while I’m watching a movie in the evenings. Because I can’t just sit there and do nothing you know. So I get out the little pom pom maker, my scissors, and make pom poms all night long. My latest way to use them is in this darling framed {Read More}