Making your home look gorgeous is not only a matter of buying expensive furniture and accessories, it’s also about using creativity to add your own personal touch. Just a small craft project can turn a blank wall into a statement decor feature that transforms it from plain to awesome.

That’s what this article is all about. We have curated a list of 15 cool DIY home decor ideas that can improve your home decor without going on a spending spree. Get your crafting tools ready – here it goes…

Rustic Shelves

Check out the idea: #DIY #rustic wood log shelves!

Idea via: www.homedit.com

These pretty little rustic shelves made from wood logs work as art more than storage (although they can be both).

Rustic Headboard

Check out the tutorial: #DIY Distressed Headboard #rustic #crafts #homedecor

Tutorial: livesimply.me

Making a decor statement in the bedroom is not necessary an expensive feat, especially when you can craft a headboard in this chic distressed rustic style.

Wall Vases

How about little vases to embellish the walls together with other pieces of art or just filling in empty spaces?

Tassel Wall Hangings

For a hint of bohemian style you can make these tassel wall hangings that have an effect much greater than it takes effort to make.

Mirrored Nightstand

Want some class and glamour in your room? Turn a simple IKEA dresser into a mirrored surface piece of furniture.

Whiskey Barrel Coffee Table

A little bit of whimsy can do wonders to home decor and making a coffee table out of a whiskey barrel has plenty of it.

Pallet Shelf

Check out the tutorial: #DIY pallet shelf #crafts #homedecor

Tutorial: ana-white.com

There are plenty of things you can make form pallets and this fine little shelf is just one of them.

Pinwheel Placemats

These attractive place mats can be used to prettify just about any kitchen or dining room surface.

Rustic Wall Clock

Wall clocks can be powerful in making a statement, especially when they are hand crafted.

Pallet Wine Rack

Check out the tutorial: #DIY Pallet Wine Rack #crafts #rustic #homedecor

Tutorial: thecartens.com

Another project to use a pallet and build a wine rack for your living room. It is unexpected and that’s exactly what you want to do to your decor.



Rolling Door

Rolling door like this adds a rustic and farmhouse element to home decor as well as a lot of architectural interest which is always welcome.

Rustic Storage Crate

As you know, storage boxes can be visually attractive and they can add to home decor. You can even easily make some yourself.

Ladder Shelf

You have to love this clever idea to use a ladder for a makeshift open closet.



Animal Jars

Sometimes it’s all about adding little detail around the house, such as these gilded animal jars to store small accessories.

Hanging Shelf

The beauty of this hanging shelf is that you can suspend it from the ceiling in just about any corner of the room regardless of how much free space there is.