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Get Crafty with these 5 Fun DIY Home Decor Projects

by nwrugs May 23, 2017

Get Crafty with these 5 Fun DIY Home Decor Projects

Your home is beautifully furnished with quality rugs and furniture, but it needs an extra personal touch. This is when DIY projects come in handy. You have probably created a Pinterest Board filled with a variety of crafts you know you will get to one day. This spring, we encourage you to try one!

Here are five simple and fun DIY home decor projects you can add to your list:


Mason Jars


Mason Jar Projects

The mason jar trend has yet to go away, and that is perfectly fine with us! There are so many great projects you can do with mason jars -- canning, candles, and candy jars -- and those are just ideas starting with the letter C! We love this idea from Skinny Meg of using mason jars for bathroom organizers! Find a wooden pallet stained to your preference, some pipe fittings and mason jars … put them together and you have a rustic chic bathroom organizer. Be sure to check out her blog post for directions on how to create this masterpiece.


Paint


Painting Projects

The easiest way to add your personal touch to any home decor project is with a fresh coat of paint. Whether you choose the color of the year, your favorite color, or a nice neutral color, you will love the instant change with a fresh coat of paint. One simple way to have fun with a painting project is to paint an accent table a vibrant color to change a hidden piece into the new focal point. Check out these painting techniques from Sherwin Williams.


Wreath


Door Wreaths

Door wreaths aren’t just for Christmas Decor, your door needs some decor love all year round! This spring and summer the perfect and easy DIY project is making a flowery wreath for your front door. There are many wreath forms to choose from, including styrofoam, straw and wire. Choose the form that you prefer! Next, choose the flowers and other supplies you want to use to beautify your door. Have fun with this one and let your decor style shine through. For detailed instructions on making a wreath for each style form, check this out.


Pillows


Accent Pillows

Sometimes finding the right accent pillow is impossible! When that happens, it’s time to take matters into your own hands. First you will need to pick the insert size you are wanting, then measure the insert. Next, this is the fun part, head to your local fabric store and pick the material and pattern perfect for your home. Get the amount of fabric you need to encase the insert. The next step requires a little sewing know-how! For more detailed directions on making your perfect accept pillow, follow these steps.


Candles


Candle Holders

Another easy and fun home decor project can be completed in 5 minutes! How’s that for efficient? The items you will need for this project are a candle, glass vase big enough for the selected candle, and decorative fillers. The fillers can be rocks, stones, colored glass pieces, seashells, pine cones, coffee beans… you name it! Put the fillers in the vase then add the candle and voila! Now, if you are feeling extra crafty try these fun candle making techniques.

Which of these projects are you most looking forward to trying? Do you love the concept of DIY, but crafting is not in your DNA? We are happy to help find the perfect decorations for your home!


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Placing the correct size rug in your space is as important as choosing the right color or pattern. A rug that it is too small will shift the balance of the room unfavorably. A rug that is too big, especially in open floor plans, may put the area designations off. There are a few rules of thumb, but a picture says it better. Use these handy guides by Interior Designer Lisa Ferguson to make the best choice.

LIVING ROOM

Living Room Size Guide

 

DINING ROOM

Dining Room Size Guide

BEDROOMS

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All guides by Lisa Ferguson, Interior Designer  Follow on Twitter @decormentor