10 Strange but Stunning DIYs That Blew Us Away This Year

Sometimes beauty hides in the most unexpected places.

By Hometalk Highlights

Repurpose wooden clothes hangers into a one-of-a-kind side table

Tie the hangers together with beaded twine for extra color and texture.

Turn an old door and spider pendant lights into a jaw-dropping chandelier

You won’t be able to take your eyes off the ceiling.

Create a charming faux concrete birdbath from castoffs

Glue together your structure, cover it with joint compound, and give it all a color wash finish.

Repurpose a lampshade into a cheese board pedestal

Attach a round wooden cutting board to an upside-down lampshade frame.

Upcycle a dresser, shutters, and barn wood into an outdoor grilling station

A little creativity bridges the gap between functionality and style.

Repurpose a rusty vintage casket carrier into a chic dining room table

Make a reversible wooden tabletop with a dark stain and whitewash on one side, and weathered barn wood on the other.


Transform a salad bowl and scrap wood into a gorgeous floor lamp

Spray paint the inside gold and the outside black for a sleek, modern look.


DIY a glowing privacy fence using IKEA branches and fairy lights

Make a solid base from a wooden beam and concrete legs