Moved into a new apartment? Or perhaps you want to update the look of your current place. Most people think its not easy to do when you are on a budget. Well, that’s why you want to get to know DIY projects. It might surprise you, but even a beginner can get great results with a lot of projects that are out there!
We’ve found you 40 DIY Apartment Decorating Ideas, especially for those of you who are on a budget. You’ll see small furniture that can be made, pillows, mirrors, wall art and lots of other types of décor. But what we think will please you most of all is that no matter what your personal style or tastes, there are plenty of projects out there for you to try!
If you are new to DIY projects, it is best to ask a friend or family member with a little experience to take a look at the project before you get started. They may have some advice, especially on how you can customize it just for your apartment. This is something a lot of DIY-ers instantly do – tweak projects so they suit exactly what they are looking for. So whether you change the size, colors or something else – you get that beautiful custom look everyone envies. You also get apartment décor that easily compliments your environment, because it was made by you, just for your space.
Walk through your apartment and daydream a little, imagine what you’d like to see there. Then take a look at these projects and get started. Happy DIY-ing!
DIY Crate TV Stand
Did you know that 4 simple crates make a great TV stand? Here’s a terrific DIY project
DIY Terrarium Spring Room Decor
Make everyday feel like spring with a garden growing inside your apartment. Try this DIY project.
DIY Pallet Photo Transfer Art
Love pallets? Show off some of your favorite art by making pallet art!
Rainbow Metallic Wall Art
Bright and colorful, this wall art is perfect to DIY. Give this project a try!
Marbelizing a Jar
Pallet USA wall art
DIY Mercury Glass Vase
Chromatic Geometric Wall Art
Not the artsy type but want to make wall art? Give this DIY project a try.
$15 DIY Mirror
Make a beautiful mirror at a fraction of the cost. This simple project can be done in about an hour’s time.
Mini Apartment Planters
Want a little garden in your apartment. Try making these great planters.
DIY handpainted Planked Wood Sign
Hand Painted Bottles For Home Decor
Crafty? Why not hand paint bottles to make the perfect apartment decor?
Easy DIY Starburst Driftwood Mirror
This simple project is sure to get you lots of “Wow!”s and compliments! Show off driftwood collected from the beach vacations too.
No Sew Pillow Case DIY
Make great pillows for every room in your home. Its easy with these simple no sew instructions.
DIY Fun Wall Art
Add a “pop” of color to your walls cheaply. This is a simple DIY project you can do.
Paper Butterfly Wall Decor
These butterflies won’t fly away. Decorate your apartment walls with vibrant color and style.
Jewelry Box to Trinket or Remote Control Storage
Nice Pallet Coffee Table
Located at Instructables.com
Rope Framed Mirror
Its easy to make a mirror look stylish, simply by adding a bit of rope. This is a budget friendly project too.
Gold Rock Candle Centerpiece
Letter Wall Decor with LED Lights
Mason Jar Bathroom Storage
American Flag Coffee Table Pallet Furniture
Show your patriotic side with this American flag table made from pallets. This is a budget friendly craft for your apartment.
No Sew Burlap Flower Pillow
Love flowers? Make these pretty, decorative no sew pillows in a snap!
DIY Room Decor How to Make a Peacock from Plastic Spoon
DIY Painted Vases
Put some fresh flowers in a vase to brighten any room. But you also want the vase to look stylish too – that’s why you should try this DIY project!
Create a Wall Art Portrait
Everyone loves to share family photos. Here is a wall art DIY project to share your favorite photographs in your apartment.
Washi Tape Wall Art
Are you creative…or can you at least “tape” a straight line? Use inexpensive washi tape to make unique wall art in your apartment everyone will compliment
Located at AprilAndTheBear.com
Make Terrariums Galore in Under 1 Hour
So you live in an apartment and don’t have a garden? Well with these terrariums, you kinda do!
Spray Painted Chair
DIY Temporary Fabric Wallpaper
No Sew Pillow Embellishment
Give pillows an easy “pop” of color that everyone will admire. This no sew craft is one beginners can do.
Crate Wall Storage
In apartments, space is at a premium. Make the most of your bathroom with this great crate wall storage system you can DIY.
DIY Crate Cabinet with Sliding Drawers
Create a great storage system on a budget. This DIY project is good for beginners too.
Washi Tape Light Switch Cover
Located at SkipToMyLou.org
Fired Ink Art
Want unique art for your apartment’s walls but don’t have a big budget? Try this simple technique to make creative and simple paintings!
Wall Sculptures Made From Reclaimed Wood
This is an eco-friendly way to make art for your apartment. Use fallen tree limbs and make artwork from it.
DIY Modern Gold Wall Hanging With Tassels