Flowers are blooming, all the colors reviving everywhere, the Sun is shining, and the weather is getting warm just in time for some backyard parties! Spring has arrived, and we should take full advantage of it! So arrange for a yard sale, get rid of all the stuff you don’t need anymore, and recreate some fun, new items for your home without spending too much money. Here is a list of do it yourself tutorials that will totally bring spring into your life!
1. Pretty Spring Butterflies
As spring arrives, everything that’s pretty and feminine is very much in style. Celebrate the season with a flock of easy-to-make paper butterflies. It’s so simple, even little fingers should be able to come up with a contribution – great as a family activity.
See the tutorial at Redtedart.com.
2. Get Creative with Easter Décor
A cheerful Easter table setting helps to make springtime special. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to create a table that’s so pretty that it looks like it’s right out of a storybook. Make this fantasy landscape unfold with a few inexpensive odds and ends.
3. Feed the Birds
With blooms and butterflies, the birds return and we can welcome them with a host of clever bird feeder ideas. The skill and tools needed range from child’s play to serious DIY, so there’s something for everyone to try. They do have three things in common: they’re economical, they’re fun, and the birds will give them a vote of confidence.
There’s also a good tutorial at Bunnings.com.
4. Pallet Coffee Table
Nothing screams spring, like a bold colored table in your yard or out on the deck. DIY it if you have the right tools and a bit of patience. You will need some wood, or two wooden pallets, some paint, brushes, and screws to put it together. What you will achieve is an eco-friendly, fun coffee table that will instantly become the center of any garden party!
See the tutorial at bhg.com.
5. Spring Wreath
Spring is about flowers in general and tulips in particular! Take advantage of fresh, inexpensive flowers and decorate your porch and your front door with them. For a lovely umbrella bouquet, all you need is a classic umbrella, some fresh tulips, ribbons and a bit of imagination!
6. Egg Planters
A DIY garden for an indoor office, kitchen, or apartment is a fun project when spring fever strikes. You’ll be glad to bring a bit of the springtime indoors, so dye some egg shells and then fill them with moist dirt and little plants. The result is a super cheap indoor garden of your own.
7. Pallet Swing Bed
Even if it is not the easiest DIY tutorial on our list, a pallet swing bed is definitely a low-cost option for your garden. And if you think how relaxing it can be to take a nap or read a book while gently swinging in the shade on a summer day, you’ll be raring to go. For this swing bed, you need pallets, some rope, a mattress of your choice and a bit of imagination.
See the tutorial at themerrythought.com.
8. Rosette Pillow
Bring in the spring with these simple pillow covers DIY! Easy to make, fun and bright at the same time! All you need to do for the new pillow cover that will change the style of the whole room is to have some fabric, scissors, and hot glue to put it all together. Easy peasy!
See the tutorial at thriftyandchic.com.
9. Mushroom Stool
The family is about loving, caring, giving and teaching others. And why not teach your kids to read stories on an a new, fun and bright kids’ stool that you can make on your own! After you cut the wood and make the base of the seat, you can let your child paint the design he wants on it, just to make him feel he is a part of the creation.
See the tutorial at projectsbyjess.blogspot.com.
10. Crisscross Lampshade
Take that old lampshade and revive it with some simple colored ribbons and a bit of skill. For the DIY crisscross lampshade, you will need approximately 20 yards of satin ribbon hot glue and tape. You can find all the instruction in the tutorial.
See the tutorial at midwestliving.com.
11. Light Bulb Vase
This is the unconventional way to keep your fresh spring flowers alive and have a minimalistic home décor in your living room by reusing a light bulb. It doesn’t get much cheaper than this! To get a sensational DIY light bulb vase just follow the steps in the tutorial.
See the tutorial at thediydiary.com.
The best way to welcome someone in your house the first time is to have a great doormat that reflects who you are. And if you are a joyful person, then your doormat should be customized. This is a great DIY tutorial of how you can cheaply reach this goal with skill and determination. All you need to use is wood, metal file, and colored paint.
See the tutorial at furnishburnish.com.
13. Dress-Up Bar Stool
Every great inside party begins in the kitchen, and if you want your guest impressed, you have to try this dress-up bar stool tutorial. This is an excellent way to revive old stools too! All you need white and colored spray paint, and tape! Trust me, it doesn’t get easier than this!
See the tutorial at brit.co.
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