12 Weekend DIY Projects That Will Instantly Improve Your Week

If you’ve got time over the weekend, spend it around the house doing these super-fun DIYs. We promise they’ll brighten up the week ahead.

1. Up the green in your space by installing a hanging succulent garden:

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The varying string lengths and colors will transform a dull corner into a super-unique little space. Click here to learn more.

2. Illuminate your mind, body, and soul by adding a brass chandelier to your life:

In order to stay productive, you’ll need some light. Click here to learn how to make this beautiful piece yourself.

3. You can also liven up an old kitchen table with some fresh paint!

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and you should be eating it at a table where you can relax and prepare for the day ahead. Click here to find out how to make one.

4. Transform old chairs and use them to create a glamorous outdoor seating area!

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Another excuse for a dinner party! Click here to learn more.

5. And to make cleaning up easier, turn an unused cabinet into a hidden pull-out bin for trash!

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No one should actually have to look at their garbage, ya know? Click here to learn how to start this project.

6. Make some soap that will soothe your skin all day long!

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As you prepare for the week ahead, don’t forget to cleanse yourself of the past! Click here to learn how.

7. Get really creative and line the inside of a bookcase with stencils!

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The effect is stunning and completely refreshing. Click here to learn more.

8. Coat old bottles in paint and make some stunning centerpieces!

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Whatever your dining room’s color scheme is, these are sure to make dinnertime feel more intimate. Click here for more.

9. If you can’t decide what to do with a wall, turn it into a white chalkboard!

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This means YES, it’s OK to doodle all day long! Click here to learn more.

10. Or whip up some removable wallpaper!

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Otherwise known as “stickers for adults”! It’s totally temporary and totally crafty. Click here to get started.

11. You could even turn an old cabinet door into an inspirational quote:

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You never know when your mood might need boosting! Click here to learn how.

12. And last but not least, don’t forget to make your own candles!

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For the ultimate relaxing and unwinding. Click here to learn how.

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