15+ easy DIY projects to tackle while staying at home

We are all spending lots of time at home these days and it’s the perfect time to tackle a few projects that will help us love our home even more!  Most of these projects are easy projects that could do with things you have on hand or updating a piece of furniture you already have.  I found quite a few I want to tackle – I’d love to know which one you would like to do!

Make a macrame plant hangar – love these style of plant hangars and this is a great DIY project.

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I have always wanted to find an old door to to add to my house and I just LOVE this old screen door frame turned into the perfect chalkboard and decor! 

upcycled old screen door into sign

You have to click over and see what this side table started as when she found it at the thrift store!  Absolutely amazing!  Could also be used as a plant stand.

side table from chair legs

Have an old wagon wheel laying around?  Why not turn it into a wreath?

wagon wheel to wreath

Want to make a sign but making the frame is intimidating?  Try this trick for using a picture frame as a frame.

Easy-Wooden-Farmhouse-Sign

Turn a dollar store find into a DIY galvanized tub!  Perfect for parties and gatherings this summer/.

DIY galvanized tub

I love this upcycled rug wall hanging!  So fun and so many options out there as inexpensive rungs to create this project.

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I actually have one of these folding luggage rag/stools I found at a yard sale that I need to fix up – especially after seeing the after of these folding stools!

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Turn an old window frame into a piece of art for your walls!  Love the color on that window frame.

window frame turned art

Here’s a great tutorial on how to update and stain furniture without having to strip it first.

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How to update a concrete floor with paint – hoping one day I can do this to our garage floor.

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Love this updated painted hutch – so pretty!!

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Look at these updated cane back chairs – turned out so good!

How-to-Paint-Cane-Back-Dining-Chairs

Look at these chairs she scored for $5 each and updated with paint – wow!  Huge statement piece snow.

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This project is so inspiring!  She custom made wall decals by spray painting paint strips!

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Love this buffalo check painted laundry room floor too!

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Marty repurposed this $20 kitchen cart with some paint and I love the after!

Repurposed-Rolling-Kitchen-Cart

Update a mirror frame or even a picture frame with chalk paint – so easy to do and such a big impact.

updated mirror frame with chalked paint

Turn a thrifted bar stool into a plant stand!  Could even do something like this to add some plants to your front or back porch this spring too.

 

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Update an end table with some fresh stain and a coat of paint.

End table makeover with milk paint and stain-9

I’d love to know what projects you are tackling around the house these days!  Painting some furniture, yard work, painting a room, or doing a DIY project?

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