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.

Decorating Ideas For a Fall Mantel

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I love Fall. To me, the shorter days and “sweater-weather” sing to my little homebody heart. I feel like this season means warmth, and slowing down, and fussing over things like candle arrangements and fall mantel decor. And if you’ve been following along on our epic home-renovation journey, you’ll know that we have a brand new mantel to decorate! Our mantel is on the larger side, and our ceilings are vaulted; I knew that we had to aim for some height {Read More}

Make Your Own Monogram DIY Bookends

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I’ve mentioned in other posts that I love when an item is both decorative and functional!  My daughter’s room has been transformed from a preschooler’s room to a “big girl” room now that she’s started kindergarten. And she needs a bookend to help keep all her books from falling over.  I used her initial and the colors in her room to make these pretty monogram DIY bookends. Supplies needed to make your own monogram DIY bookends: Paper Mache Letter. Beanbag {Read More}

Geometric Embroidery Turkey Art Tutorial

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One of the (many) reasons why I love embroidery is because every stitching project begins with just a few simple things: needle, thread and fabric.  And yet, from those meager supplies an endless number of projects can be made.  And I love that–creating something totally new from the simplest supplies. That is how I feel about this little embroidery turkey art project.  Like many of you, I am in a fall frame of mind and I am busy decorating my home {Read More}

Burlap Ribbon DIY Pumpkin Decor

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Since fall is my favorite season, it makes sense that I like a little pumpkin decor. I always get a few mini pumpkins but I decided I wanted something a little bigger this year. I created this rustic DIY pumpkin decor out of burlap. It’s easy and fun! Supplies needed to make your own burlap DIY pumpkin decor: Wired Burlap Ribbon Green Jute Cord Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks Scissors Floral Wire (optional) Step 1: Cut 11-12 strips of burlap ribbon at 12-14 {Read More}

DIY Halloween Spider Garland

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Hi Friends!  I’ve got an quick and simple craft for you today that you can do with your kids!  I love these little felt spiders from Felties. I think they are quite adorable.  They come one in a pack and you assemble them with a bit of glue.  My five year old had no problem helping me put together these little spiders. Want to make a quick Halloween spider garland of your own? Here’s how! Supplies needed to make your {Read More}

Halloween Cross Stitch Bat Pattern

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Alright my stitchy friends–it’s time to get to work on some fun Halloween projects!  And to get you going, here is a fun, simple, quick (and free) Halloween bat pattern! I love all types of embroidery–but I have a special place in my heart for cross stitch.  Like many stitchers, cross stitch was the first form of stitching I ever did.  My mom would set each of us girls up with a cross stitch project early in the year and we’d {Read More}

Decorative Tray with Mod Melts and Collage Clay

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This piece was inspired by turquoise jewelry.  When I first saw these amazing Mod Podge Mod Melts molds in nature shapes and geometric designs, I knew I wanted to try to create something that reminded me of southwestern art.  I combined several different products to create a a detailed jewelry tray. Supplies needed to make your own decorative Mod Melts tray: Unfinished Wood Tray Collage Clay: Vanilla Mod Podge Rocks! Stencil in Woodgrain Mod Podge Mod Melts Silver Metallic Sticks Mod {Read More}

Printed Burlap Art Autumn Decoration

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There are few things that scream “Autumn” quite so much as burlap! I’m here to show you a quick way to make your own printed burlap art Autumn decoration. I used one of my favorite quotes from Anne of Green Gables but you can always use this technique to print anything you want on burlap. We’d love to see what you come up with on the Consumer Crafts Facebook page! Supplies needed to make your own printed burlap autumn decoration: {Read More}

Fall Leaf Polymer Clay Dish For Jewelry

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I love the colors of autumn, don’t you?  It’s my favorite time for spending outdoors; the weather is perfect for day hikes.  This has nothing to do with getting crafty, I know – but it certainly inspires new designs and ideas for projects!  I made up this fall-inspired clay dish jewelry holder from polymer clay with a piece of nature imprinted into it, and painted it with a hint of gold.  It’s perfect for holding small pieces, and it looks pretty on {Read More}