Keep an eye out for gallon jugs. Similar on-trend lamps of the same style cost upwards of $40-plus in store but are fairly simple to recreate. Grab a lampshade and lamp kit from the local hardware store to make this cottage-style DIY a reality.
Get the instructions here: The Inspired Room
Grab that old canvas with dated depictions of landscapes and animals next time you see one! This simple wall decor is a fun and easy project for the entire family. Select a quote you love and head over to the dollar or craft store to pick up stick-on letters and paint. Once dry, have the kids help to gently peel away the stickers, revealing your awesome family mantra.
Get the instructions here: A Beautiful Mess
Vintage wooden chairs aren't hard to find. Whether you need a new seat for the dining room, your child's workstation or simply as a conversation piece in the corner—get creative with paint. We love this two-tone chair and are also fond of the dipped look.
Get the instructions here: Casa De Lewis
Take a look at these helpful painting tips from Camp Clean for additional inspiration.
Perfect for rocking your new babe to sleep and adding a pop of colour to the nursery, this DIY hack is not for the faint of heart. If you're handy (or have a partner who is), try scoping out a functioning—albeit unattractive—gliding rocker (make sure it's safe and can support your weight first) then head to the fabric store and pick out a pattern or colour suits you best.
Get the instructions here: Rock Paper Scissors Graphics
Parents take note! This adorbs table could be used in an entryway, as an end table or beside a bed. The retro design is not only visually appealing, it doubles as storage for your little one's trinkets.
Our tutorial is in Dutch, but detailed photos outline the step-by-step instructions for this nifty overhaul.
Get the instructions here: Woon Blog
Who said that functionality couldn't be stylish? Perfect for a rambunctious toddler, the soft corners of this clever hack will cushion head bumps and protect toddling little ones as they navigate around. Plus it's just pretty.
Get the instructions here: Love, Pomegranate House
Scour local yard sales for an old coffee table and freshen it up with a coat of chalkboard paint (available at most hardware and department stores). Perfect for independent play—create a zooming car track or doodle away a rainy afternoon.
Get the instructions here: IHeart Organizing
Feeling ambitious? Try your hand at this kitsch kitchen. The one in the photo was made using an old TV stand, paint, fabric and a big dose of creativity. Change up the paint colours and fabric to create a modern abode or rockin' diner look.
Get the instructions here: Narrating Life
Home hacks: 13 easy DIY projects>
Sometimes, the home decor we love in stores is just a little out of our price range. Here are some smart home hacks that even kids can help with.
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