DIY Home Projects From Local Sacramento Area Bloggers Sacramento Real Estate
January 27, 2017

DIY Home Projects From Local Sacramento Area Bloggers

When it comes to completing a DIY project for your home, it’s often best to take advice from family members or friends in the neighborhood. Getting the steps from someone you trust makes the process that much more personal and enjoyable.

Take a look at these awesome home DIY projects from local bloggers in and around Sacramento. Who knows? You might just find your neighbor on this list!

DIY Pink Painted Planter

Via Best Friends for Frosting

DIY Pink Planter

Styled by: Melissa Johnson of Best Friends For Frosting // Photography by: Andy Johnson

This Italian terracotta planter went from plain to pretty with a simple coat of paint. We love the delicate and sweet pink hue used, but any color that fits your decor will do! Add in the hairpin legs and your plant is ready for display.

Easy-to-Make Pillow Covers

Via Centsational Girl

Easy DIY Pillow Covers

Photos Courtesy of Centsational Girl

It’s easy to grow tired of a throw pillow as your style changes, and they can receive significant damage or stains over the years. Thankfully, you may easily re-cover them with this simple guide! And the best part is that you can choose your favorite pattern from a fabric store to match your style and your home’s decor.

DIY Canning Jar Candles

Via Domestic Fashionista

DIY Canning Jar Candles

Photos Courtesy of Domestic Fashionista

Make use of your growing collection of canning jars by repurposing them as candles! Give them another life while adding a wonderful scent and ambiance to your home.

DIY No Sew Rope Baskets

Via Happiness is Homemade

DIY No-Sew Rope Basket

Photos Courtesy of Happiness is Homemade

Hearing “no sew” is music to our ears. Create an attractive storage space for throw blankets, pillows, or miscellaneous items using some rope, hot glue and a few other supplies!

DIY Woven Placemat

Via Hither and Thither

DIY Woven Placemat

Photo Courtesy of Hither and Thither

Impress your guests with these whimsical and simple woven placemats. They’ll be even more impressed once you mention that you created them yourself!

DIY Floating Flamingo Jewelry Rack

Via Best Friends for Frosting

DIY Floating Flamingo Jewelry Rack

Styled by: Melissa Johnson of Best Friends For Frosting // Photography by: Mikayla Christine Photography

Hang all your necklaces on these quirky and adorable floating flamingo jewelry racks made out of the plastic flamingos! What a fun and unexpected way to display your favorite pieces.

 PVC Sunburst Mirror

Via Happiness is Homemade

DIY PVC Sunburst Mirror

Photos Courtesy of Happiness is Homemade

This project is a little more involved and time-consuming, but the end result is well worth the process. Create your own personalized design to hang on the wall or above a fireplace mantel using slices of PVC pipe and a mirror!

DIY Animal Place Card Holders

Via Bows and Sparrows

DIY Gold Animal Placeholders

Photos Courtesy of Bows and Sparrows

Keep the gold animal theme going with these place card holders! This is a fun and creative way to label seats at a large gathering or meal with family and friends.

DIY Modern Pet Bed

Via Centsational Girl

DIY Modern Pet Bed

Photos Courtesy of Centsational Girl

Include your four-legged fur babies in the DIY home makeover by making a modern pet bed for them. With some plywood, metal legs, paint, a cushion and a few other supplies — you can build an attractive custom bed for your dog or cat!

DIY Marbled Nail Polish Coffee Mugs

Via Domestic Fashionista

DIY Nail Polish Marbled Mugs

Photos Courtesy of Domestic Fashionista

These DIY marbled nail polish coffee mugs are the perfect accessory to tote around in your kitchen and living room. Each mug has its own unique design due to the unpredictable nature of the marbling process.

DIY Mug Collection Display Shelves

Via Happiness is Homemade

DIY Mug Collection Display Shelves

Photos Courtesy of Happiness is Homemade

After you create your own marbled mugs, you’ll need a prominent place to display them! This is a wonderful way to make good use of a pre-existing alcove you don’t know what to do with.

DIY Striped Rug

Via Bows and Sparrows

DIY Striped Rug

Photos Courtesy of Bows and Sparrows

This plain white rug received a major facelift, with a little bit of tape and paint. There’s nothing quite like a personalized rug to match your home’s decor!

DIY Marbled Jewelry Box

Via Hither and Thither

DIY Marbled Jewelry Box

Photos Courtesy of Hither and Thither

This may seem like an ordinary jewelry box — but there’s a lot going on inside! Using a cigar box (or a similarly shaped box), you can create this elegant marbled jewelry box for displaying your favorite pieces.

DIY Wood + White Console

Via Centsational Girl

DIY Wood + White Console

Photos Courtesy of Centsational Girl

We love a good Ikea hack — especially when it turns out as chic as this one. This plain white console was transformed with some legs and leather pulls, which make this piece look like an expensive mid-century modern find.

Happy DIYing!

You’ll appreciate these home items so much more after creating them yourself.

Category Home Inspiration

Holly Ragsdale

Holly is a content specialist for Lyon Real Estate, the leading independent real estate company in the greater Sacramento region. The Lyon blog focuses on community news + local events, as well as home inspiration + design trends. Enjoy!

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