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    Updated on Aug 28, 2018. Posted on Oct 11, 2015

    25 DIY Projects That Will Fill You With Joy

    Unless you hate joy.

    Amy Sefton for Buzzfeed

    1. Top a dog bed with your favorite emoji face.

    Jeff Mindell for studiodiy.com

    😍 😜 😉

    Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.

    2. Protect your iPhone with a candy-covered case.

    violettinder.com

    🍬 🍭 🍫

    Get the tutorial at Violet Tinder.

    3. Make gem-shaped pieces of chalk and use them to create some sidewalk masterpieces.

    4. Choose some of your favorite family photos and turn them into needle felted wallhangings.

    abeautifulmess.com

    Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

    5. Or dancing family cut-outs.

    sweetpaulmag.com

    Creative ways to display your memories.

    Get the tutorial at Sweet Paul.

    6. Add some flamingo head hooks to your wall.

    awwsam.com

    A perfect (-ly strange) way to display your necklace collection.

    Get the tutorial at Aww, Sam.

    7. Store your spare change in a DIY piggy bank.

    lovelyindeed.com

    The piggy has a liftable flap (so you don't have to rip it apart to make a "withdrawal").

    Get the tutorial at Lovely Indeed.

    8. Create a cuddly wall hanging out of pom poms.

    Jared Smith for sugarandcloth.com

    You may find yourself resting your head against it from time to time. So soft.......

    Get the tutorial at Sugar & Cloth.

    9. Sew up a pile of (jelly) bean bags.

    purlsoho.com

    This is a great project for people who are just learning how to sew—it's so easy!

    Get the tutorial at Purl Soho.

    10. Celebrate with a itty bitty unicorn piñata.

    Brie Zacher for asubtlerevelry.com

    It's almost to cute to break open.

    Get the tutorial at A Subtle Revelry.

    11. Make some sweet, sweet music with maracas shaped like cotton candy.

    paintthegownred.com

    You may ask, "why?", but the real question is "why NOT?"

    Get the tutorial at Paint The Gown Red.

    12. Light up your life with a DIY neon cactus light.

    shrimpsaladcircus.com

    You *could* make another shape, but this cactus looks pretty darn awesome.

    Get the tutorial at Shrimp Salad Circus.

    13. Glue rhinestones to a boring tissue box.

    thecraftedlife.com

    This will make blowing your nose a lot more glamorous.

    Get the tutorial at The Crafted Life.

    14. Stitch up a smiley Loch Ness Monster.

    15. Decorate a lampshade with duct tape.

    thejungalow.com

    A cheap fix for a plain lampshade.

    Get the tutorial at The Jungalow.

    16. Use cement to make a pair of merry planters.

    17. Fill up a tutu with pom poms.

    brit.co

    Jump up and down to make them bounce.

    Get the tutorial at Brit + Co.

    18. Or dip-dye a skirt.

    bespoke-bride.com

    Get the tutorial at Bespoke Bride.

    19. Turn a sewing basket into a llama-shaped planter.

    Hello Lidy for curbly.com

    Or you could just use it as a storage basket (the llama doesn't care what you put in it).

    Get the tutorial at Curbly.

    20. Keep your coins in a DIY purse that looks like a macaron.

    craftpassion.com

    Whenever you take it out bystanders are bound to say, "Awww!"

    Get the tutorial at Craft Passion.

    21. Repair torn knees with monster patches.

    artbarblog.com

    Rawr-some!

    Get the tutorial at Art Bar.

    22. Plant a succulent in a DIY disco ball planter.

    abubblylife.com

    Do the hustle whenever you look at them.

    Get the tutorial at A Bubbly Life.

    23. Package up some presents animal-style.

    blog.mrprintables.com

    🐼-wrapped presents > other presents

    Get the tutorial at Mr. Printables.

    24. Cover the inside of your medicine cabinet with contact paper.

    designimprovised.com

    It will make you happier whenever you open the cabinet.

    Get the tutorial at Design Improvised.

    25. Transform your child's drawings into dolls.

    thislittlestreet.com

    Or turn your *own* drawings into dolls! This is a fun project for people of ages.

    Get the tutorial at This Little Street.

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