DIY: Gilded Moon Clock
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15 Easy Apartment DIY Projects

In light of back-to-school season, I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite dorm/apartment DIY projects from over the years. For this round-up, I focused on inexpensive tutorials that are ideal for beginners and experts alike. After all, nothing is better than sprucing up your new space on a dime. It’s the best way to make your home feel like your own… or if you just need another excuse to craft up a storm. I know I can’t be the only one.

1. Vintage Photo Plates

DIY: Vintage Photo Plates

I’m such a sucker for edgy elements combined with feminine florals. This vintage photo plate DIY is the perfect example.

2. Copper Triangle Garland

DIY: Copper Triangle Garland

Foil tape is a thing, people. Loving this copper triangle garland DIY at Darice.

3. Marble Hardware Tray

DIY: Marble Hardware Tray

Spruce up your vanity or bookcase with this trendy marble hardware tray.

4. No-Weave Floral Tapestry

Darice DIY: No-Weave Floral Tapestry

Hold on to summer with my no-weave floral tapestry DIY at Darice. This one uses dried flowers, one of my favorite materials (ever).

5. Faux Spool Candle

DIY: Faux Spool Candle

Show off your love for sewing with this charming faux spool candle DIY.

6. Gilded Feather Art

DIY: Gilded Feather Wall Art

Inspired by a $20 Target piece, this gilded feather art DIY will cost you less than 10 bucks.

7. Watercolor Pillows

DIY: Watercolor Pillows

This watercolor pillow DIY is the fool-proof solution for boring pillowcases.

8. Gold Sunburst Mirror

DIY: Gold Sunburst Mirror

Spray paint, wood, and glue come together to create this gold sunburst mirror at Darice.

9. Embellished Candle Holders

DIY: Embellished Candle Holders

Life is too short for boring candles. Head to We Heart This for this set of embellished candle holders.

10. Floral Eye Trinket Box

DIY: Floral Trinket Box

Make a floral eye trinket box with paper flowers, paint, and a wooden container.

11. Gilded Moon Clock

DIY: Gilded Moon Clock

Set the tone for your room with this simple gilded moon clock DIY.

12. Agate Night Light

DIY: Agate Candle Holder

Do adults need night lights? If it’s this agate night light, then yes PLEASE.

13. Studded Block Frame

DIY: Studded Block Frame

Show off your summer memories with this studded frame at Darice Crafts.

14. Glass Photo Coasters

DIY: Glass Photo Coasters

For another way to embrace those summer moments, make a set of glass photo coasters.


15. Mason Jar Tea Bag Holder

DIY: Mason Jar Tea Holder

Keep your tea bags safe and found with this fun mason jar tea bag holder DIY.

Happy making!

xx K