Most Popular DIY Projects

Get creative with these popular DIY projects for the home. Find everything from simple repurposing ideas to more involved customization. There is something for everyone!

Popular DIY Projects From Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor

How To Paint An Upholstered Chair

Because reupholstering furniture can be a little pricey, I found a way to update on a budget. Painting upholstery is a fantastic way to get a new look.  I know that when I discovered you could paint upholstery I was taken aback.  It really is a nice way to change a look for little cost.

painted upholstered chair

Homemade Vintage Light Project

Another way to save money is to create your own lighting. This one was a bit unusual as we used a vintage kitchen sifter to create a hanging light in our cabin kitchen.

repurposed sifter pendant light

DIY Locker Makeover

Old and grimy shop lockers were made over into chic mud room lockers for the kids. It’s amazing what you can do with a little paint and some accessories.

locker makeover

DIY Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

Mason jar crafts are always popular and these soap dispensers make a nice decorative alternative to purchasing expensive dispensers. Because they are quick and easy to make, these are a great gift item for a group of people.

rustic mason jar soap dispensers

How To Make Birch Branch Garland

See how to string branches together for a rustic garland to adorn windows, picture frames or mantels.

diy birch branch garland

How To Paint And Stain Stairs

See how to get a smooth finish on the roughest of stairs.


How To Make A Jewelry Holder From A Pants Hanger

A vintage pants hanger gets transformed into a fun jewelry hanger with the use of some decorative knobs and other embellishments.


Vintage Heat Register Turned Clipboard

What do you do with an old heat register?  You turn it into a usable and funky clipboard.  I simply created some fun clips to coordinate with the register and began clipping away!


How To Transfer Images To Wood

Here is a handy technique for applying a favorite image to wood without painting!


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