We love talking about different ways to save money or make money on this site. One of the best ways to save money is to do a little DIY for yourself. I love DIY because it can save me money and it can be a great source of cheaper entertainment.
In this article, I’ll show you some of my favorite DIY projects that you can do this weekend.
Mason Jar Craft Projects
There is something so simple and special about mason jars. They can be your favorite drinking glass, your favorite holder-of-things. You can even create special lighting with them. Oh, and they happen to preserve food pretty well. Pretty much whatever you’re looking to do around your house, chances are a mason jar can help out.
Here are a few projects to get your started with diy mason jar projects.
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DIY Leather Bracelets
There’s so much you can do with old belts and a dremel tool. These crafts show you how to make leather bracelets and you can go as simple or as ornate as you want.
A tutorial showing how you can make diy leather bracelets from old belts you can buy at thrift stores and ways embellish them with a dremel tool and leather inks.
DIY Bamboo Projects
Our neighbor has a ton of bamboo in his backyard. It’s great for shading things, but there is a patch that grows over to our side and covers an area that we use for our plants. So we cut it back every so often.
We have a ton of bamboo that we don’t know what to do with. Side note: Don’t ever try to burn bamboo. The air pockets in the shafts release with the heat and sound like a gun going off.
Here’s a list of some great bamboo ideas we could do with all that bamboo.
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Wine Cork Board
Do you have several wine corks that you’ve collected over the months and wonder what you can do with them? Here’s a great weekend project to do with all of them and it will encourage you to collect more.
Do you have a stash of wine corks? Then you have everything to make a DIY Wine Cork Board for notes or pictures of your little ones in the kitchen or office.
DIY Solar Lighting
There is something so special about lighting. It can totally set the mood in an area, allow you to find and get a splinter out of your hand, and just let you see to read your favorite book. I’m teased often about how important lighting is for me and in another life, I might come back as a lamp maker.
Here’s a great diy solar lighting project for this weekend.
Add some magic to your garden this summer with these DIY Waterdrop Solar Garden Lights. This is a fun and easy project that will make you smile every warm summer night.
DIY Dorm Decor
Are you working on your poor college student lifestyle? Here’s a list of great diy projects you can do this weekend to turn the drab looking college dorm into a cozy home this weekend. And sidenote: Some of these are great even for those of us who aren’t living in a college dorm.
The start of a new year comes with an inevitable urge to redecorate your dorm room. Here are the best DIY projects Pinterest has to offer.
Weekend DIY Home Projects
These projects excited me more than they should. Do you have little nooks around your home that bug you, but you don’t know what to do with them?
And seeing these quick and easy diy solutions, I feel like I can tackle them all. Maybe I’ll just make a list and do one at a time.
Easy DIY projects done by real homeowners, such as a window seat, and board and batten, are perfect for updating your home. Get DIY tips at HouseLogic.
DIY Vanity Projects
Yup, the bathroom vanity is usually one of the most cluttered and annoying part of the bathroom. How in the world do we have so many small things we need in the bathroom? And I don’t even wear makeup.
Here are several diy vanities you can look through and choose the best one to fit your bathroom and style. Then get organized!
Looking to make a DIY bathroom vanity? Here are 24 easy plans with tutorials that will allow you to build one in style. Check it out!
DIY Pallet Projects
The granddaddy projects of them all. The famous pallet projects. Don’t worry, this list doesn’t include building a house with your pallets. Although, I would love to do that project one year.
You probably have a pallet laying around or know where to get some easily. We have one outside right now from a Lowe’s delivery. Spend the weekend transforming that piece of wood into something useful.
Who are waiting for new pallet furniture and decor inspirations, we have this grand list of 150 DIY pallet projects and pallet furniture crafts which are
DIY Outdoor Furniture
Looking at this list, we’ve probably done most of our DIY projects in this arena. From making a chaise lounge, to modern style chairs, outdoor firepit, outdoor concrete counter top kitchen. It’s just so much fun to build things outside. I think you also feel like it doesn’t have to be as perfect because your stuff is out in the elements anyway.
Here’s a great list of projects you can choose from to make your outdoor living space cozy and inviting.
DIY outdoor furniture projects aren’t just for the crafty or budget-conscious, they allow a refreshing degree of originality.Find the best designs!
Garden Trellis Projects
There is something about having a secret garden area to go, sip tea, read a book, and enjoy the outdoors in your backyard. Pick from one of 20+ garden trellis ideas that will fit your backyard and layout.
A trellis is definitely a lot more than just a supporting structure. It serves as the background for your beautiful plant arrangement and, when showing, which happens more often than not nowadays, it becomes a decorative piece itself.
DIY Bed Frames
Honestly, some of these bed frames are super easy to put together. But the fact that it’s a bed frame will give you extra points simply because it’s real, inside furniture. And with a bed frame, you’re really working on a very intimate piece of furniture that you spend a lot of time in and on.
Looking to save on building your own bed frame? Check out these 45 easy tutorials that will help you build one and decorate your bedroom at the same time.
No matter what your current skill level is, you can find a great diy project to start AND complete this weekend. What is your favorite project to do on the weekends?