The snow is melting is Spring is finally here! We’ve put together a list of some simple home DIY projects that are sure to get you excited for the season.
Make an awesome first impression with a beautiful Spring wreath! Confessions of a Serial DIYer has a wonderful tutorial for a wreath that’s got plenty of fresh, seasonal style. Plus, it’s simple enough to make in an afternoon.
The perfect Spring project for those of us who just aren’t crafty, these Spring scents can instantly revitalize your home. Perfect for entertaining, or just enjoying for yourself, HomeDIT has six simple home fragrances that you can make on the cheap. We can’t wait to try the lemon rosemary mix, and the lime filled scents.
Mid-Century Style Side Table
You don’t have to be a handyman to whip up this much-simpler-than-it-looks side table. All of that awesome mid-1960’s style can be created with a few simple materials, including taper legs, an 18” round wooden circle, a drill, a cake pan, and the spray paint and wood stain of your choice. Sugar and Cloth walks you through the tutorial step-by-step.
Fruit Welcome Mats
Who knew that a little spray paint and a $20 IKEA welcome mat could transform into two delicious looking welcome mats. Perfect for the spring and summer months, this refreshing decor will certainly make your visitors smile. With your mat, some sturdy scissors, a sharpie, kraft paper, and your spray paint you’re on your way to creating an awesome first impression. [The House That Lars Built]
This flower monogram will instantly infuse your home with plenty of spring style. Not only are monogram’s totally hot right now, the flowers make this project the ideal seasonal craft. If you’re into seasonal artwork, you’ll definitely want to try this. It’s simple, and easy to move around when needed. Pick the faux flowers of your choice, and make sure you’re armed with some foam board, a utility knife, a glue gun, ruler, pencil and scissors. The Decoist walks you through how to put your flower monogram together.
Tiny Plant Wine Stopper
If you’ve ever looked at Pinterest, you’ve probably seen plenty of crafts involving wine corks. Mostly those crafts are just an excuse to drink more wine, which, do you really need an excuse to enjoy a nice bottle of red? Still, this tiny plant wine stopper project is pretty cute - and it means you’ll need lots of wine to have lots of tiny plant pots. Win win! The perfect way to inject a little springtime green into your home (especially if you don’t have a garden), Craft Your Home has all the steps.
Animal Topped Mason Jars
Painted in bright colors, this adorable DIY would instantly brighten up a kids room. However, you could also use these jars to inject a little fun into your guest bathroom, or home office, depending on the shade of paint that you choose. Simply glue some plastic animals to the top of a mason jar, and give it a good coat of spray paint. Mason Jar Crafts Love has a couple different examples.
Spring Dish Towels
Something as simple as adding brightly colored accessories can really help to clear your home of the winter blahs - and these dish towels are the perfect way to add a touch of spring to your kitchen. Simply choose the colorful towel and fabric paint that will best match your decor, stock up on some basic supplies (scissors, a cardboard tube, paint brush, hot glue gun, and paper plate) and you’re set to go. Check out the tutorial at eHow.