A DIY home decor projects can help an owner or tenant save money and add a personal touch to a living space. Seeing his own work at home also gives many people a greater sense of achievement and satisfaction. Fortunately, most of these do-it-yourself projects can be completed in a few hours or over the course of a few days.
Wall art is one of the easiest DIY home decor projects. It can be created as easily as gluing paper from the scrapbook of an art canvas and then hanging it on the wall. It also takes minimal time and can greatly alter the appearance of a room in a few minutes. Also lampshades are easily updated with the addition of fabric or paper. Adding a single strip of color to the top or bottom can dramatically change the look and take only a few minutes. To avoid fires, be sure to allow the glue to dry completely before changing the lamp.
Those with a little more time and a little more confidence can consider creating new curtains or adding details to the existing curtains. Some DIY home decor projects are seamless and can be as simple as gluing a fabric band along the top, sides or bottom. Other projects may require the use of a sewing machine and can take several hours over the course of a few days to complete. Also decorative cushion projects, like some curtain projects, may require the use of a sewing machine. However, many decorative pillows can be sewn by hand in a single afternoon. In addition, the fabric of the cushions is inexpensive.