There is nothing better than looking at your own home and recognizing yourself in it. Every detail, every little corner, everything done with great care, care and dedication. And the shortest way to transform a house into a home is by going to DIY decoration – Do it yourself – American acronym for the famous concept of ‘do it yourself’.
So you can combine everything you need – beauty, functionality and personality – in one piece. And the good thing about it is that you can create an original and creative decoration for every room in the house, spending little and still being proud to present the work done by your own hands to visitors.
Another interesting part of DIY decoration is that much of it has a strong sustainable appeal, since the materials used come from recycling, such as pallets and bottles, for example. Furniture is also part of this DIY trend and can be restored and refurbished according to your taste.
And to decorate your home with objects and personalized pieces made by yourself is not difficult. You will only need a little time and a lot of creativity.
80 creative DIY decorating ideas
We can give you a boost in creativity with the selection of photos below. Time, however, is up to you. But for sure they will cheer you up and make you find plenty of time to decorate your home your way and with your face. Check out:
Picture 1 – Do it yourself: a simple wooden stool can get another face just with a new paint, preferably that has a very lively and cheerful color.
Picture 2 – This house was decorated with various succulent pots and what do they have in common? All were made with recyclable materials, including cans and glass.
Image 3 – ‘Porta things’ fixed on the refrigerator to keep everything within easy reach.
Picture 4 – Ice cream sticks lamp: a creative and colorful solution to decorate the children's room.
Picture 5 – An arrangement of flowers and candles to decorate the house on a special occasion.
Image 6 – Reuse: this is the key word of the ‘do it yourself’ decoration; in this image, the wire boxes became niches and the record player was placed inside the old suitcase.
Picture 7 – The unused drawer has gained a new use and has been transformed into a costume jewelry holder; in addition to being functional, the piece is also decorative.
Image 8 – Do not leave the service area outside the DIY decoration; the suggestion for this part of the house is to create fun baskets for dirty clothes.
Image 9 – Transform that piece of furniture that has already given what it had to give with a new painting or using coating techniques, such as decoupage.
Picture 10 – A different, original and ethnic influence ornament to decorate the headboard.
Image 11 – The tree trunk can become a table and that beach chair can take on new colors.
Picture 12 – Cork decorates the wall of the home office and also helps to organize day to day tasks.
Picture 13 – A MDF signpost with some lights turns into a decoration both for the bedroom, home office or living room.v
Image 14 – You can also make children's toys, enjoy and combine the pieces with the decoration, using the same colors as the rest of the environment.
Image 15 – Two ideas in the same place: the first is a clothesline of photos with golden chains attached by little hands in the same color, the second tip is to use jars, also in gold, to store the makeup brushes.
Image 16 – Nothing like a golden piece to enhance neutral and clean proposal environments.
Picture 17 – A special planter for the children's room made with cacti and succulents of fabric.
Image 18 – The colored bar of the cloth nets can be removed from the original piece and gain a new use; in this image, they were used on the wall.
Image 19 – The office chair can be more cheerful with fun appliqués in fabric or plastic.
Picture 20 – Do it yourself: a simple pendant for a door is enough to give that extra touch to the decoration.
Picture 21 – Do it yourself: reform the entrance hall mirror by applying contact paper or adhesive tapes on the frame.
Image 22 – The coolest part of DIY decoration is the opportunity to have exclusive pieces, as well as this coffee table in the image.
Picture 23 – Do it yourself: a personalized and handmade version of the mirrors with leather handle.
Image 24 – Reuse pieces of cupboards or appliances that would go to waste, here the wire tray became a support for jewelry.
Picture 25 – Organizing boxes can also receive a touch of personality: paste stickers, magazine or make a new painting on them.
Image 26 – Are there PVC pipes left over there? Paint them with spray paint and turn them into table lamps.
Image 27 – And blocks? Almost everyone has one at home too; here the suggestion was to paint them the color of the wall and fill them with plants.
Picture 28 – Wool pompoms! Form a cute and colorful picture with them.
Picture 29 – A ladder, some wooden boards and a new painting: a multi-use bookcase is ready for you to use wherever and however you want.
Picture 30 – The use of pallets in decoration is nothing new for anyone, but decorating it with a flag leaves the most original proposal
Image 31 – Organization and decoration are sides of the same coin; when you have one, you automatically have the other.
Image 32 – Tired of collecting magazines around the house? Try making a magazine holder like this, see what decoration proposal make it simple yourself.
Picture 33 – Decoration make it easy and cheap for the bathroom: golden polka dots sticked on the white wall and a niche of pallet; wicker objects complement the proposal.
Image 34 – Wire circle and a flower in the center: did you see how simpler ideas are transformed into beautiful things?
Picture 35 – Table and bench for children to play made with remains of PVC pipe and wooden boards.
Image 36 – How about making your wardrobe? The proposal here was the same, with simplicity and without exaggeration, the furniture was the face of the owner.
Image 37 – One of the most sought after and easiest handicrafts today is headboard.
Image 38 – No space for the plants? Hang the vases on the ceiling and make the stand yourself.
Picture 39 – Do-it-yourself decoration: here, the idea was to use an old ladder to serve as a rack in the wardrobe.
Picture 40 – Renovated nightstand with the face of modernity; all that is needed is a new painting and decoupage with the fashion print
Image 41 – Make the joy of the kids with a suspended swing of pallets, don't forget to use soft pillows.
Picture 42 – Decoration do it yourself: pendant for wall with bag format.
Image 43 – The tip to cheapen and renew the decor of the house is to bet on the use of stickers, as well as this head of the image.
Picture 44 – Hangers in the decoration do it yourself: with creativity and imagination it is possible to reuse anything.
Picture 45 – Do-it-yourself decoration: colored adhesive tapes decorate the arch that divides the environments.
Image 46 – Show your talent with the brushes and make a special painting for the pots in the house.
Picture 47 – Towel rack made with wooden beads: rustic and natural touch to the environment, not to mention that it is very simple to do.
Picture 48 – Coffee tables are easy to restore, so don't even think about throwing yours away.
Picture 49 – Green panel: leaves of different species decorate this living wall.
Picture 50 – Have you ever thought about making your own chandelier? Look at this cool idea! You can copy and use the color that best suits your home.
Picture 51 – Wicker baskets are in fashion, how about giving a touch of personality and relaxation in them?
Image 52 – A creative way to leave that appliance more hidden in the environment.
Picture 53 – Decorating with pillows is great! They are not only beautiful, they brighten up the environment and are still very useful.
Picture 54 – A suggestion for organizing all the details of the house: personalized acrylic boxes with a lid.
Image 55 – Make your own panel of photos and messages; take the opportunity to add your personal touch to it.
Image 56 – Here in this room, the hangers were used to display photos of places and landscapes.
Picture 57 – Clean baby room decorated with colorful punctual pieces and made by hand with great care.
Image 58 – Do you want anything besides frames? How about this idea here.
Image 59 – If you want a decoration full of class and style, invest in metallic colors, especially golden, in combination with white or another neutral color.
Picture 60 – Rustic, charming and very cozy room decoration that can be made by yourself with simple materials.
Picture 61 – Clothesline of green leaves forms a graceful detail on the bed and helps to break the whiteness of the room.
Picture 62 – Tropical and colorful decoration for the wall made with flowers and EVA leaves, a super cheap and easy to use material.
Picture 63 – Chalkboard on the office wall was used to draw a calendar: more than a decorative item, a very functional item.
Image 64 – The fruit bowl of this kitchen was made with recycled wooden crates; pure charm!
Image 65 – Already here, the slats of the crates were used to build a niche with very specific dividers.
Image 66 – Even the bed in the room can be made by yourself; the suggestion here is a model with different feet.
Image 67 – Have you thought about having the world in your living room? This was perfectly possible here.
Image 68A – Make a picture of geometric shapes using only three materials: canvas, paint and adhesive tape.
Image 68B – And look at the result! With few materials and in a very simple way you can change the look of your room
Image 69A – For that decoration inspired in the 70's, use only a round support and strip mirror.
Image 69B – And do you know what that turns out to be? A beautiful cachepô for the avencas.
Image 70 – Ink and markers become know what?
Image 70B – On a clothes rack in the entrance hall.
Image 71A – Separate paint now in the colors you prefer, Styrofoam balls, brush and white glue.
Image 71B -… To assemble an original and different vase holder.
Image 72 -… To assemble an original and different vase holder.
Image 72B – Who knew that simple materials can do something like this.
Image 73 – Now a hint of floral frame, separate the necessary materials and…
Image 73B -… Get to work to check the final result.
Image 74A – Notice what some simple beads and wire mesh can do.
Image 74B – Surprising isn't it?
Image 75A – Photos and a spray layer saw…
Image 75B – A beautiful and personalized coffee table for the room.
Image 76 – Colored wires can be used to write whatever you want.
Image 76B – Then just assemble a very creative piece and insert it in the decoration.
Image 77A – Pay close attention to this image and then see the power of a simple change.
Image 77B – One painting on the stove and some plant pots was enough to 'light up' the decor of this kitchen.
Image 78A – Take molds and pens….
Image 78B – And choose that wall of the house that deserves a transformation.
Image 79A – For those who like handicrafts like crochet and knitting, note this idea.
Image 79B – The string and the wooden handle have become a beautiful partition and, best of all, everything is done very simply and cheaply.
Image 80A – This is a suggestion to change the floor of your external area very easily: first make the drawings you want with the help of an adhesive tape.
Image 80B – Then paint the ones you want in your favorite color.
Image 80C – And finally, you have a brand new floor with very little expense.