15 Really Fun DIY Projects

Best Of Hometalk
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Looking for fun DIY projects? We've got 15 really fun DIY projects that you can get started on immediately. These awesome projects made our "Best Of" list this week! You don't want to miss these!

1. Beautiful Serving Tray

This beautiful tray can be gifted or kept for yourself, and is definitely one the most fun DIY projects we’ve seen! Hometalker Madison McGahan shares her gorgeous DIY; a beautiful wood tray she made for her husband who loves to enjoy his meals in front of the TV during football season. Madison designed this fun DIY project from scratch, and you can follow her step-by-step instructions to create your own beautiful serving tray that can serve as a beautiful piece of home decor when it’s not in use. https://www.hometalk.com/diy/decorate/rooms/great-gift-idea-form-and-function-29216062

2. Hanging Macrame Chair

Talk about retro! This hanging macrame chair is one of the best and most fun DIYs you’ll see today! Hometalker Amanda C. shares her detailed instructions for how to make a beautiful and functional macrame chair, complete with ideas and tips for how to tie the rope just right. Hang this anywhere and it will instantly become a talking piece (not to mention a great and functional bit of home decor) that will wow your friends and family. All the details https://www.hometalk.com/diy/build/furniture/hanging-macrame-chair-28382888

3. Modern Book Page Wallpaper

Calling all book lovers! You’ll love this amazing idea for modern book page wallpaper. Hometalker Lily Oleynick created this beautiful decor wall with book pages to break up some of the white in her living room. To create an awesome accent wall like Lily’s, you’ll need some previously loved books, wallpaper adhesive and lots of vision. The best part about this fun DIY project? This stunning accent wall only cost $6! Check out Lily’s full tutorial here https://www.lilyardor.com/diy-bookpage-modern-wallpaper/

4. Customized Wall Paper Design

If you’re looking for a way to work with wallpaper that’s already up, look no further! You can make some creative changes and spice up your existing wallpaper for a new look. Hometalker Ann M. was bored with her laundry room wallpaper, but didn’t have the budget or desire to replace it. One day inspiration hit, and she added to the existing design with some paint and sponges. This quick and easy DIY changed the look of the whole room. Take a look and get inspired for your next fun DIY project! https://www.hometalk.com/diy/laundry-room/it-all-began-with-a-post-it-note-28208970

5. DIY Pallet Dog Bed

This is one of the best and most fun DIY projects for pets we’ve seen today! This pallet dog bed is perfect when you are in a tight space, and you need to move your dog around. Hometalker Rachel Metz made this adorable dog bed from a pallet, and attached wheels to make it moveable. This way, she wouldn’t wake her pooch when she needed to move his bed. The storage underneath the bed is an added bonus. Perfect for storing dog treats, toys or food! Check out the details! http://blog.homedepot.com/pallet-dog-bed-diy/

6. Outdoor Burlap Decor

Fall is a favorite time to decorate indoors and out, and these fall burlap sacks are a fun and different take on fall decor. Hometalker Kimberly Renae found these sacks on the cheap, but if you don’t mind taking out the machine, you could make these from burlap in a jiff. Kimberly used exterior paint so it would hold up in the rain, and added some fall flora to create this one of a kind fall decor! https://www.hometalk.com/diy/craft/wreaths/burlap-decor-31205390

7. Penny Top Table

Check out this project, one of the most fun DIYs for kids, by kids...and we won’t tell if the adults enjoy making this one too! Alyssa from CraftyKidsStudio found a bevel edged table at a thrift shop, and she knew it would be perfect for a penny top table she had in mind to give her Mom for Mother’s Day. Check out Alyssa’s video for instructions for how to make your own amazing penny top table that everyone will love! https://youtu.be/KF4lewR9SjA

8. Cool Doggie Cabana

During the dog days of summer, this cute doggie cabana will keep your dog cool and comfy! Hometalker Alicia W. made this adorable DIY dog house with a few PVC pipes that she cut to size. Add a sheet and a comfy dog bed, and your dog has it made in the shade on even the hottest days of the year! https://www.hometalk.com/diy/craft/pet-stuff/keep-your-dog-cool-in-style-by-making-a-doggie-cabana-29633634

9. New Life To An Old Dresser

This dresser makeover made it onto our fun DIY projects list! Not only is the final outcome beautiful, but the step-by-step instructions are easy to follow, and will help even the most inexperienced DIYer transform any piece of furniture into something beautiful! Hometalker Kevin, the self-proclaimed “DIY Dork” shares this awesome transformation from blah to brilliant using a little bit of chalk paint and a lot of love. https://youtu.be/AYEY9Zoi9iI

10. Banquet Table Makeover

This is one of the most fun DIY project ideas we’ve seen in awhile! If you are in need of a new dining room table, but don’t have much to spend on a designer set, check this out! Hometalker Alicia W. transformed an old folding banquet table into a beautiful dining room table by designing and creating her own table top. Follow her instructions to make your own repurposed table that will transform your whole room. https://www.hometalk.com/diy/kitchen-dining/kitchen-dining-furniture/banquet-table-makeover-28696465

11. Shiplap Inspired Closet Makeover

How creative is this? Check out these shiplap inspired folding closet doors that got a completely new look. Hometalker Shabby Paints found herself stuck with boring folding closet doors that were hard to clean, and just didn’t fit the decor style of her room. She shares how she recreated these closet doors with a completely new shiplap inspired look. The doors went from totally blah to completely farmhouse chic: Amazing! https://www.hometalk.com/diy/bedroom/closets/bye-bye-fold-doors-shiplap-inspired-closet-door-makeover-30653732

12. Open Shelving Kitchen Makeover

Open shelving is all the rage, and this is kitchen makeover is one of the most fun DIY projects for open shelving we’ve seen. Hometalkers Rob & Courtney M. wanted to open up their small kitchen, so they opted for open shelving. They were able to stay within their budget while at the same time giving their kitchen a whole new look. Check out how they made their open shelving and get inspired for your next shelving DIY! https://www.hometalk.com/diy/kitchen-dining/open-shelving-kitchen-makeover-29387854

13. Attic Window To Castle Window

This attic window makeover took a truly boring window on a plain wall and changed it into an amazing space. Hometalker Jessie shares her daughter’s attic bedroom makeover, and this window/wall decor is not to be missed! There was only one window in this attic bedroom, and Jessie wanted to do something really spectacular with it. To get Jessie’s fantastic castle window, you’ll need paint, tape, some repurposed shutters and lots of imagination. Create this princess/castle/fairy window that your kids will absolutely love! https://www.hometalk.com/diy/bedroom/olivia-s-castle-window-makeover-30035514

14. Mailbox Makeover

You’ll flip over this mailbox makeover! It’s one of the best and most fun DIY projects for mailboxes we’ve seen today. Hometalker Sandra Ross Warren shows off her incredible mailbox to VW bus transformation and it’s adorable. All you’ll need to make the same is some paint, foam for the wheels, and some VW emblems. This one of a kind mailbox is sure to be a traffic stopper! https://www.hometalk.com/diy/outdoor/mailbox-makeover-30472591

15. Mandala Boho Chic Table

This mandala boho chic table is sure to make a statement, and the best part of this DIY furniture makeover is that you can get this dramatic result by using a mandala stencil! Paula and Cindy of Sweet Spitunias created this beautiful boho chic table by using a mandala stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. To get this look you’ll need Unicorn SPiT, or any paint of your choice, and this stencil and that’s it! Get inspired!  http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/prosperity-mandala-stencil-yoga-mandala-stencils-designs.html

We hope that you enjoyed our roundup of 15 really fun DIY projects! For other fun projects, check out our list of cute DIY projects that you can get started on immediately!

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  • S.W. S.W. on Nov 02, 2017

    These are really fun diy projects that i cant wait to tackle in my spare time!

  • Kara Wurtzel Kara Wurtzel on Nov 02, 2017

    I love these! The book page wall paper is my favorite!!