DIY Living Room Ideas

The living room is the heart of the home so it's important to make it an inviting space for the whole family. Hometalk can help you achieve this. Check out our discussion boards or ask a question. Browse our best, top, and newest projects for fresh ideas Or take a moment to watch an instructional video and learn something new. Enjoy!

Top Projects for Living Rooms

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DIY Living Room Videos

DIY video tutorial inspiration for you to enjoy. Don't forget to take notes.

DIY Kitchen Storage Solution Using Oatmeal Canisters

If you are someone who loves to create on a budget, this is the project for you. Best of all this project is easy to make, inexpensive and only requires 4 main materials.

Floating Waterfall Coffee Table

I was inspired to make this after seeing a similar table on Pinterest, it features beautifully figured camphor laurel mitred at the corner with an acrylic base. square off your slab on one end with a circular saw, make sure to use a straight edge and not to cut too deep in one pass

DIY Rustic Industrial Mirrored Coffee Table

Here I built a coffee table using some Dollar Tree mirrors and some scrap wood I had sitting around in my shed...

How to Stencil a Two Tone Textured Wall Finish

Two soothing paint colors combine to create a technique to wrap up a wall with color, pattern, and soothing texture. This DIY painting technique looks especially awesome with a stencil pattern from our Woven Textures Stencils Spotlight Collection. These wall and furniture stencils emphasize the natural intricacy of woven textures and can help you turn your space into a restful retreat when painted with soft, calming colors. Add in a simple taping technique to create a unique accent wall that mimics the look of expensive wallpaper. It’s super easy when we show you how!Click play and watch this DIY stencil tutorial to see how to paint a calming “color flip pattern” with texture-inspired wall designs.

New Living Room Projects

Need some new DIY living room inspiration? Check out the new projects here.

Browse Living Room Projects

How to Declutter Books and Spruce Up Your Bookshelf
How to Paint a Brick Fireplace and Never Look Back
How to Hang Curtains Like an Interior Designer
DIY Porch Stool Made From Scrap Wood
How to Tuft/button Your IKEA Karlstad Cushions
12 Best Ways to Give Your Boring Rugs a New Look.
A Junk Styled Pallet Wood Coffee Table ANYONE Can Make
My Favorite Furniture Facelift
Would Mama Be Happy Part II
DIY Furniture Using Dollar Tree Dishes
Ottoman - How to Make, Build and Upholster and Ottoman
How to Paint Curtains With a Stencil
TV Cabinet to China Cabinet
End Table Redo!
Faux Stained Glass Cabinet Technique
DIY Kitchen Fireplace
DIY Antique Lock and Key Display Cabinet
Homemade Eco Wood Stain
DIY Rustic Bookshelf and Storage
Pottery Barn "Inspired" Abbott Island & Hutch Set
Drawer Finds a New Life as a Storage Ottoman
Masculine Pet Bed, End Table, Makeover
Repurposed $5.00 Television Stand From Auction
Easy Batik Curtains
China Cabinet Makeover
Ordinary Coffee Table to Glam Coffee Table
The Carved Cherry Media Chest
Blind Oak Cabinet Makeover
How to Make a Plant Stand From an Old Basket
Burlap Bag Curtain
Mandala Stenciled IKEA Round Coffee Table
How To: Upgrade an Ikea Lack Table With an Easy-To-Use Inlay Stencil
Faux Grain Sack Painted Hutch
The Painted Sofa
Curio Cabinet Makeover
Vintage Ladder Plant Stand ~ Fusion Mineral Paint Lily Pond Green
Sew Easy Cafe Curtains
A Gray Buffet With a Surprise on the Inside
Why Our Coffee Table Makes Our Kids Happy
A Media Stand Makeover
Farmhouse Curtains - No Sew
Upgrade Your Old Coffee Table
DIY Striped Black and White Marble Table
How to Build a Coffee Table Ottoman Out of an Ammunition Crate
How to Carve a Design Into a Table Top
Drop Cloth Curtains
Double Duty Plant Stand/ Bird Bath From Repurposed Junk
Upgraded Ikea Billy Bookcase
Curio Cabinet Gets a Much Needed Makeover
How to Make Your Own Curtains (Without Any Sewing)
DIY Concrete Top Coffee Table
Outdated Coffee Table + Side Table Redo
Faux Marble Table
Hand Painted China Cabinet Makeover
Our DIY Built-in Media Center Reveal (Material List & Cost Included)
Vintage China Cabinet Makeover
How to Reuse White Twin Sheets
Update Those Outdated China Cabinets With Wallpaper