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Updated on Jul 3, 2020. Posted on Jun 20, 2012

31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects

These are the kind of simple projects for the laziest and most inept of crafters. Even if you can barely operate a drill, you can do most of these projects — and in less than an hour.

1. Make a Sharpie Mug

2. Turn a T-Shirt Into a Workout Tank

3. Ombre Nails With a Sponge

Click here for the full tutorial.

4. Use Bookends as Floating Bookshelves

5. Transfer a Photo Onto a Slab of Wood

6. Make a Heart-Shaped Ring Out of Wire

7. Nail Polish Key Covers

So you can easily tell your keys apart.

8. Make a Travel Flat Iron Holder Out of a Pot Holder

9. Make Your Own Spray Paint

You can make your own small batch spray paint: mix two parts acrylic paint with one part water in a spray bottle.

10. Build a Bookshelf With Two Ladders and Planks of Wood

11. Create a Couch From Wooden Pallets

12. Or Make a Bike Rack Out of Those Wooden Pallets

13. "Fireflies in a Jar" Night Lantern

14. Ramekins, Coffee Beans, and Tea Lights

The warmth of the candles makes the coffee beans smell amazing.

15. Glitterize Anything With Mod Podge and Glitter

Mix the Mod Podge with glitter and paint it on stuff.

(Glitter wine glass source: The Sasse Life)

16. Turn Clothes Hangers Into Shoe Hangers

17. Screw Cheap Furniture Knobs Into Wood for a Necklace Holder

Click here for the full tutorial.

18. Use a Window Shutter as a Mail Holder

19. Stack PVC Pipe/Paint Cans as Shoe Storage

20. Cut Up an Old T-Shirt Into a Tie-Front Tank

21. Make a Lamp Out of a Water Jug and a Headlamp

22. Wrap a Scarf to Make a Draped Skirt

Click here for the full tutorial.

23. Turn Inexpensive Frames Into Chalkboard Signs

Paint the frames, and then paint the glass with chalkboard paint.

24. Color Your Shoe Soles With Nail Polish

Click here for the full tutorial.

25. Make a Stool Using Old Magazines, Two Belts, and a Pillow

26. Letter Bottles With a Hot Glue Gun

27. Sew Five Pillow Cases Together to Create a Body Pillow

28. Make a Braclet with String and Hexagonal Nuts

Click here for a more detailed tutorial.

29. Glue Corks into a Picture Frame to Make a Bulletin Board

30. Fill a Mason Jar With Christmas Lights

31. No-Sew Pillow Cover

This tutorial is taken from, click here for the full tutorial.

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