Does your living room need some decor to go with your obligatory sofa and TV? When I realized my living room was the most important room in the house and had so few furnishing compared to other rooms, I got to work. Looking for ideas, rather. I was not sure what I should put with what I had, or even what was in style these days. I wanted something modern but also rustic and love super creative ideas. I put together this awesome list of 38 DIY ideas for your living room, and some of them are simply brilliant. From awesome wall art to coffee tables to lamps to benches for extra seating, you are sure to find some cool ideas you want to make this weekend. All are complete with easy to follow step by step tutorials, so for DIY furniture and accents that get noticed, these brilliant ideas are some of the best around.
Do you love the trendy look of a vintage farmhouse? If you need DIY decor ideas for your vintage-inspired decor, try adding this inexpensive DIY vase to your coffee table, mantle or dining table. I made one last weekend and it looks fantastic, plus it inspired my boyfriend to bring home roses! When it comes to DIY living room decor, it is often the little details that get noticed. This is one to try out yourself.
If you are looking to upgrade your living room decor, we suggest you start with this cool DIY coffee table idea, as it has plenty of built in storage for books and other stuff, plus it is cheap to make. Crafted from crates you can hopefully find free or pick up at the local craft store, if not, this quick and easy DIY furniture project can be yours in a few hours. Don’t let your budget limit you when it comes to home decor, you can make this plus lots of other cool DIYs and will find your house looks just as good as some you see in magazines. Try this easy coffee table idea with step by step tutorial today.
Little accents make for the best living room decor, DIY or other. When you make your own wall art, you are assured to have special accents that no one else does, so of course, we love this colorful 3D wall art for that reason. After I recently moved, I ended up with lots more empty wall space in my living areas. However, the walls generally only had small spaces for pieces of art, nothing too big. Since I already have lots of painted canvases, I wanted to find some wall art ideas for the living room that were not square or rectangular. Mix it up a bit, you know? This geometric, modern art was exactly the idea I had been looking for. Easy to make, my DIY version turned out exactly like the one in the photos. Budget friendly, this fun idea would make a super DIY Christmas gift for a teen, a college student, and anyone who wants to add a little fun flair to the living room.
I can’t get enough of the trendy rustic farmhouse look, and if you saw my home right now, you would see how very true that is. However, things were not always this way. After some budget setbacks last year, then a move we did not plan for, I found myself with a home that so badly needed updated furniture I could not afford. I got into DIYing things, though, and found that the DIY farmhouse look I loved was really pretty cheap to make. Often made from repurposed and reclaimed wood, many projects like this only require a few inexpensive supplies from the hardware store. A stand out in all the DIY living room decor ideas we’ve seen, this creative DIY photo ladder is quick to make and can be yours in no time at all.