The kitchen is the center of your home. It should showcase what it means to be a part of your household, and there’s no better way to do this than to feature items handcrafted by yours truly.
These easy DIY tips are the perfect way to spruce up your kitchen and make it even more remarkable, without the equally remarkable price tag. Become the craft master of your home and a DIY expert—no experience required.
Your window treatments are a great way to customize your windows, and they don’t have to cost a fortune. There are fantastic ways to revamp old blinds or install new ones at a fraction of the cost; you can repaint faux wooden blinds, install homemade cafe curtains, or transform old shades into Roman blinds with an easy tutorial. There are even cute DIY window accessories you can make, like this crochet tieback for curtains to customize your window treatments even more.
Having a chalkboard in your kitchen is a lovely way to make it feel more cozy and lived in. It can be used for phone messages, reminders, quaint menu boards for a dinner party, or daily affirmations. Kids will go crazy for it, along with most self-respecting adults! All you need is chalkboard paint on a flat surface, and you’re good to go. Don’t forget to stock up on coloured chalk, it’ll go quick!
- Pallet Coffee Cup Holder
Coffee is life, so it’s important to store coffee mugs in a respectful way. This adorable DIY coffee mug holder is incredibly easy to make yourself on a lazy Sunday afternoon, but you’ll get nonstop compliments about it. There are tons of ways you can make it unique to you, with the help of paint, ribbon, and stencils. For the basics, all you need is a wood pallet and some hooks, and your mugs will have never looked better.
- Metallic Mason Jars
There’s never enough storage in a kitchen, and that’s a fact of life. Luckily, you can get bonus counter storage space with the help of cute DIY mason jars. They’re perfect for storing any number of small items, like cutlery, utensils, cutting knives, and even napkin rings and bag clips. You can spray paint them a trendy matte hue, go big with a metallic sheen, or bedazzle them with glitter paint and rhinestones.
- Painted Linen Towels
Linen is the must-have fabric lately, but it can make your dishtowels look a little bland. Luckily, there are fun and easy ways to bring your linen towels to life; you can use painter’s tape to paint simple stripes, or use stencils to create more whimsical designs. Your dishtowels will look trendy but still keep that homey, handcrafted vibe.