Love the popular look of mid-century modern furniture? My parents had this style of furniture and I am just so upset I did not keep some, especially their dresser. With funky legs and accents, clean lines with a fun edge, mid-century modern furniture is timeless for a good reason. If you did not hold onto your parent’s old furniture, either or you can’t afford to buy the awesome designer mid-century furniture offered in stores, check out this project list of 50 ideas to get your going with a modern style on a budget. From bedroom furniture to cool living room decor pieces, you have plenty to choose from. I made the white dresser last weekend, a cool IKEA hack I could not pass up, and could not be more pleased with the results. We plan to update our bedroom, entirely using projects from this DIY list.
Really love this simple DIY because anything with a hairpin leg is a winner to me. I also love the natural look and it looks beautiful in any space around the house. All it takes are some plywood sheets, hairpin legs, and some wood glue/nails/screwdriver. Let Burkatron help you get started with their easy-to-follow tutorial.
I have always been drawn to the mid-century modern look and this desk is an absolutely stunning piece. I have been looking for this kind of desk to put in my home office. It looks so sleek and so chic, I can’t wait to start building this!
I really adore this sideboard! This is seriously beautiful. I love the handles because they are so gorgeous. To top it off, it’s an IKEA hack and the way it turned out is so clever and perfectly stunning. I am thinking this would really look great in our bedroom
Wow, this is so lovely! Another amazing project idea and I wouldn’t mind making this in the near future. I’m currently looking for a bookshelf and it might be a good idea to build one like this myself. I am also digging those plant accents they put beside the desk wall unit.
I am a sucker for plants and I just think they can instantly brighten your day. So when I came across this Mid century planter tutorial from Sugar and Cloth I got pretty excited! I really love the gold paint that they used for the legs. I will definitely try this one out.
I am so obsessed with the mid-century style. I think it looks so gorgeous. Those brass pulls are giving me life! I can picture this sweet statement piece in my bedroom and practically anywhere around the house. Another IKEA hack that would surely have a spot in my list of great ideas.
This one is a lucky find from Dream Green DIY and has yielded a great end result. Although refurbished, the way it turned out makes this mid century chair an eye-catcher. It would look perfect in your living room so read on their tutorial to know how they did it.
This midcentury modern-inspired side table might look difficult to build but it’s a good project for beginner woodworkers who are ready to take it to the next level. This side table is so pretty that if it’s store-bought, it will definitely set you back a hundred dollars. Really impressive work from A Beautiful Mess.
I absolutely am in love with this table! They used cedar wood for the top which I think is an absolutely stunning wood. Indeed a wonderful piece that I hope to re-create in the near future. Read on the full tutorial from Lemon Thistle and prepare to be inspired so hard you would want to make it on your own.
Need a cozy place to relax and welcome guests too? Look no further because Deeply Southern Home has a great tutorial on a Mid-Century Modern Daybed. I also love the fact that you can move it apart. So versatile! For only $120, I can’t get over how gorgeous this turned out.