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Updated on Feb 1, 2019. Posted on May 17, 2015

35 Completely F*cking Awesome DIY Projects

There's no way you won't want to make at least five of these.

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1. Make a pennant to show that you're pizza's biggest fan.

blog.fairgoods.com

Let's get pizza, let's go! Let's get pizza, let's go!

Full tutorial at Fairgoods.

2. Turn your pet's face into a clock.

abeautifulmess.com

"It's time to eat. Meow." "It's time to go for a walk. Bark." How could you refuse either of them? Impossible.

Full tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

3. Cover a door in giant polka dots.

sarahhearts.com

Polka dots make *everything* better. Start with a door, then move on to your walls, your furniture, your car...

Full tutorial at Sarah Hearts.

4. Make some "gemstone" soap to use in the shower.

fallfordiy.com

Or just display them in a bowl beside your sink — they're so pretty!

Full tutorial at Fall for DIY.

5. Add some sparkle to a pair of plain shoes.

thecraftedlife.com

Use red glitter to make a more casual version of Dorothy Gale's famous ruby slippers.

Full tutorial at The Crafted Life.

6. Assemble a personalized version of Guess Who using photos of people you know.

almostmakesperfect.com

You could also use celebrities or characters from your favorite TV shows.

Full tutorial at Almost Makes Perfect.

7. Construct a light-up marquee sign in the shape of whatever word you choose.

homeyohmy.com

"DRINK" would be a great option to put above your bar.

Full tutorial at Homey Oh My!

8. Stitch up a giant pretzel pillow for your couch.

studiodiy.com

This project is perfect for beginning sewers: You only need to stitch in a straight line.

Full tutorial at Studio DIY.

9. Whip up a candle that will keep your home smelling like your favorite cake — Funfetti!

bethcakes.com

Just beware: You may end up disappointing visitors who'll think that you're *actually* baking a cake.

Full tutorial at bethcakes.

10. Make a gemstone garland to add interest to a boring white wall.

tellloveandchocolate.com

Wall bling.

Full tutorial at Tell Love and Chocolate.

11. Give a vintage suitcase a makeover with paint.

delineateyourdwelling.com

Check out your local thrift store to find an old suitcase for a couple of bucks — it doesn't matter if it's a hideous color (you'll just be painting it anyway!).

Full tutorial at Delineate Your Dwelling.

12. Assemble a stylish pendant light using copper pipe.

thegatheredhome.com

This project is inspired by a lamp that costs over $2,000, but this will only run you around $50.

Full tutorial at The Gathered Home.

13. Use your crochet skills to make an utterly adorable apple.

downgrapevinelane.com

If you don't know how to crochet...LEARN! He's that cute.

Full tutorial (and pattern) at Down Grapevine Lane.

14. Make some teeny tiny macaron charms to turn into jewelry.

fallfordiy.com

Turn two into earrings or go crazy and string a whole bunch of them onto a necklace.

Full tutorial at Fall for DIY.

15. Build a serving dish to use at a Jurassic Park viewing party.

threelittlemonkeysstudio.com

A new use for an old toy.

Full tutorial at Three Little Monkeys Studio.

16. Make a clutch that showcases your emoji obsession.

abeautifulmess.com

The perfect way to carry your phone.

Full tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

17. Transform a pile of confetti into a fun bowl.

vjuliet.com

This project is so easy you could even have your kids join in and make one with you. Confetti bowls for everyone!

Full tutorial at VJuliet.

18. Make a gorgeous necklace display using crystals.

19. Use paper to make some succulent plants that will never die.

liagriffith.com

You could make a whole bunch of these and turn them into a wreath.

Download the template and get the full tutorial at Lia Griffith.

20. Use felt to create a fruit mobile.

makeandtell.com

A fruit-themed nursery? Sounds good.

Full tutorial at Make and Tell.

21. Keep the fruity theme going with a hand-stamped citrus wall.

thepapermama.com

You'd have a hard time finding wallpaper this cool.

Full tutorial at The Paper Mama.

22. Display your favorite photos with inventive neon triangle frames.

rachaelmary.com.au

You could use triangles in a variety of different sizes and set them up like a mountain range.

Full tutorial at Rachael Mary.

23. Make a lil' wool cactus to store your pins in.

deliacreates.com

As useful as it is cute.

Full tutorial at Delia Creates.

24. Add some nature to your walls with DIY leaf art.

monsterscircus.com

Palm leaves have never looked so cool.

Full tutorial at Monsterscircus.

25. Turn some lanterns into octopi for your next party.

blog.stephbond.com

Your party isn't under-the-sea themed? That doesn't matter! Everyone loves an octopus.

Full tutorial at Bondville.

26. Make a pom-pom for every letter of the alphabet.

blog.mrprintables.com

Young children could play with these instead of alphabet blocks (they're so much softer and more cuddly).

Full tutorial at Mr. Printables.

27. Construct a headboard you can display art on.

themerrythought.com

When you get sick of one print, just swap it out for another one.

Full tutorial at The Merry Thought.

28. Make an herb planter that looks like a strawberry.

acharmingproject.com

You could also make one that looks like a pineapple.

Full tutorial at A Charming Project.

29. Make a headband to wear when you're feeling groovy.

Claire Cassidy for asubtlerevelry.com

*Searches for disco playlists on Spotify*

Full tutorial at A Subtle Revelry.

30. Turn a broken necklace into bobby pins.

tellloveandchocolate.com

A smart way to keep a damaged piece of jewelry from going to waste.

Full tutorial at Tell Love and Chocolate.

31. Make a watermelon serving tray that'll be perfect for any summer BBQ.

Mandy Pellegrin for ohsobeautifulpaper.com

Ideal for carrying lemonade and fruit salad.

Full tutorial at Oh So Beautiful Paper.

32. Add some color to your fridge with paint-dipped magnets.

sarahhearts.com

Alphabet magnets are fun whether you're a kid or an adult.

Full tutorial at Sarah Hearts.

33. Turn a plain rug into one that everyone will go nuts over.

thehousethatlarsbuilt.com

DOUGH-nuts over, that is.

Full tutorial at The House That Lars Built.

34. And while you're in a doughnut frame of mind, whip up an apron.

abeautifulmess.com

To protect your clothes from stray sprinkles and falling frosting.

Full tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

35. Construct a pallet swing bed to spend every nice afternoon on.

themerrythought.com

And every nice morning. And evening. And night.

Full tutorial at The Merry Thought.

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