Small creative projects are a great way to keep busy in your free time, but also to make objects that you can use to adorn your home and to give a gift to a loved one. With this file, we suggest you choose a DIY home or DIY decor idea to show your talents and your imagination..
DIY idea at home: make a wine bottle vase for indoor flowers
When it comes to finding creative and inexpensive decorations, reclaimed items, such as wine bottles, are the first that come to mind. There are so many interesting objects that can be made in a wine bottle and these original vases are proof of that. To make one at home, cut the top of a glass bottle, then sand the edges of your vase for safe use !
Indoor garden and DIY idea of original vases in test tubes
If you fancy making several small vases, try this super cute DIY project with test tubes. The number of containers is unlimited: the size of your ornament is up to you! For this DIY deco project, you would also need a block of wood, sandpaper and a drill to make holes in the wood.
DIY decoration with mini vases in plastic test tubes
Here is a variation of the same DIY proposal, to be made using plastic test tubes, paint protection adhesive, acrylic paint in different shades, two blocks of wood (here painted white) which will be used supports for the test pieces, a drill and a little glue. Carry out this project by covering the wooden blocks with a paint color of your choice, then make holes for the test tubes and glue the blocks together. Finally, decorate the test tubes with multicolored paint..
Creative project and easy DIY DIY idea for vase
Here is another suggestion for decorating indoor flower containers: this is a very simple and practical craft idea that will help you adorn a vase that you don’t particularly like..
Suggestion for manual activity: make a concrete vase
If you are passionate about creating clay objects, use the photo above to make your own modern style vases.
DIY hanging for plant pot in metal tubes
This original pendant light is a beautiful ornament for an indoor garden. It is to be made from ends of metal tubes that should be cut after measuring the flower pot that will be placed there. To secure the metal ends, use a bit of wire or string placed inside the tubes.
DIY house idea: wooden and rope hanging
Those who are not comfortable with DIY metal objects could use the idea of the photo above to make plant holders or plant pots in wood and rope.
Creative activity for zen-style decoration: make a vase in organic materials
Here is a homemade DIY idea for lovers of Zen style and accessories influenced by Japanese tradition or by the art of feng shui: make a stone and bamboo vase.
How to decorate your indoor planters
Indoor plants bring us a lot of happiness and, to help them, we could imagine creative ways to decorate their monochrome pots. !
DIY deco idea with a mini indoor garden
What to do with those old cups of tea or coffee? Turn them into adorable mini gardens !
Photo of small terrarium and natural decorative object
The terrarium is another type of interesting small garden which is also a beautiful ornament for closed spaces. Place it in a corner of your house or give it as a gift to a friend !
Idea of manual activity for the interior: homemade vertical garden
Those who do not have an outdoor green space often dream of having a green garden. If you are in this situation, we have good news for you: now you can create your own space-saving indoor green space in the form of a vertical garden..
Easy DIY home idea: small storage for books in copper tubes
If you like DIY ideas with metal tubes, why not try to organize books or magazines, like the one in the photo above ?
Tips and decoration: make your own storage for books
Or, test your DIY skills with this craft idea of making a wire basket. In addition to being practical, this basket lends itself to several customization options !
Modern interior decoration with leather storage
To organize the house while introducing more authentic materials, try this original idea of compact leather book storage !
Jewelry holder in copper tubes and original and inexpensive gift idea for women
You can also create a shiny and chic jewelry holder out of metal tubes attached to a wooden stand. Simple, practical and elegant !
How to make a cat basket yourself
If you have a cat or a small dog, you can also use the metal tubes to make a cozy bed for your pet. Clever isn’t it ?
Knife holder and custom decorating idea for the kitchen
Need a knife holder to better organize your kitchen? Make one yourself using the following materials: a wooden board, a drill, a little glue, lacquer, 2 brackets (or other means of attaching your kitchen accessory to the wall), 4 screws and magnets according to the number of knives.
Personalized decoration for the kitchen and bathroom with glass jar
Speaking of kitchen accessories, here’s another DIY idea for this space: a glass jar liquid soap dispenser. Practical and pretty, it would also find its place in a chic country-style or seaside-style bathroom. !
Make a wooden coffee table for a corner of your living room
Do you like this wooden coffee table? It’s really easy to make: all you need is a chopped log of wood and some sandpaper. To move this piece of furniture more easily, add casters to it using a drill !
DIY home idea: wooden bedside table and metal tubes
Modern bedside table in wood and metal
Here’s another easy-to-make, reclaimed wood coffee table. More talented DIY enthusiasts will be able to create the whole thing from 4 metal legs, 4 wooden planks, screws, a drill and a bit of wood stain.
How to DIY a small coffee table with a stone surface
This small cabinet is similar to the table above, except that it has a rough stone surface.
Creative project of end table in marble, metal and concrete
Here is an interesting small end of sofa type coffee table. It consists of a concrete support, a foot made of metal tube and a mini marble surface. Great, no?
Small decoration and storage idea in coconut
Recycle leftover coconuts by turning them into designer bowls, like the one in the picture above !
Organize your entryway with this DIY house coat rack idea
To better organize your hallway, DIY a space-saving coat rack! It is practical and it would easily house a jacket, handbag or other accessory.
Storage tip with do-it-yourself wooden keychain *
And why not complete the look of your entrance with a small wooden key ring? ?
How to decorate your front door with a homemade doormat
Contrary to what one might think, this doormat is very easy to make: the one in the image above is made of artificial grass and framed by a string border.
Practical and aesthetic DIY storage in cardboard and rope
Let’s stay a few moments on the subject of practical storage and clever furniture with this basket dressed in cardboard that has been covered with rope. To make one at home, you would need cardboard, rope, glue gun, paintbrush, tape, and watercolors (optional). If you like DIY rope decorations, you will be interested in our DIY ideas with this material.
Make a small space wooden bookcase
This small space bookcase will be perfectly suited to a child’s room or a reading corner. Make it from an old piece of furniture that you no longer use or start from scratch armed with a few planks of wood, metal tubes, screws and nails, glue and a drill !
Interior decoration proposal: storage tray for workspace
If you are lucky enough to have a work area at home, you can take advantage of some of our DIY decorating ideas to make it prettier and more functional. Pictured above is a small tray shaped storage, perfect for a home office or DIY space.
Easy DIY decor to better organize your home workspace
This wall chart is a very simple idea to better organize a work area at home: place your notes there to accomplish your daily tasks more efficiently !
DIY kitchen decor: original homemade tray
There are many ways to show off your cooking skills, even if you don’t like to cook. Create a cake tray like the one in the photo above to impress your guests, using a little glue, vases or other metal stands, metal scissors, gold paint , silver or copper and flat plates.
Original decoration for kitchen accessories
Do you prefer a DIY kitchen decor project that is a little simpler? No problem ! We suggest you adorn your meal prep tools with a little paint and marbled paper. The result is very original, as you can see for yourselves thanks to the photo above.
Small decoration idea in glass and concrete to make yourself
If you want to reuse your old glass jars, try using them as a flower pot or as a handy little storage, as shown in this photo.
Elegant candle holders for living room decoration
As for decorative items for the living room, small clay and concrete candle holders are among our favorite DIY projects. !
Mini concrete candle holders and DIY idea for the living room
Creative leisure project: decorate your wall with photos
How to dress the walls of a room and personalize its interior? With photos of his loved ones, of course! Arrange them like a large collage on one of the white walls in your living room or bedroom and quickly transform its look.
Easy manual activity idea: create a storage for garden tools in tray and pebbles
Personalizing your garden is easier with a DIY homemade idea! On the image above, a suggestion for storage of boots and garden tools to be made using an old wooden tray and white pebbles.
Decorate your terrace with a wooden pallet plant holder to create yourself
To make your terrace more pleasant, complete its decoration with a plant holder in wood pallet, like the one you see above !
DIY outdoor decoration: wood and glass candle holder for a modern terrace
And for your outdoor lighting, try making this wood and glass candle holder! To do this, provide yourself with two glass shelves, three wooden planks, filler, glue, sandpaper, candle holders and tea lights..
Playful suspension for a child’s room and idea of a manual activity for a child or adult
Home made modern style wooden decoration
* DIY homemade idea by Francoise and me