5 Easy DIY Home Decor Projects for Small Spaces

Decorating is one of the most exciting (but sometimes the most expensive) parts of moving into a new place. DIY projects are simple and fun ways to make your new space your own without breaking the bank. You can skip the professional decorator and whip up your own homemade decor with just a short list of supplies and a little bit of patience.

Check out some of our favorite DIY Home Decor projects.


Tire Ottoman

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Ottomans can quickly spruce up any space and even give you some additional seating for when guests come over.

Check out the tutorial here.


  • A Tire

  • 2 pieces of round plywoods

  • Glue

  • Rope

  • 12 flathead screws

  • Cauk

  • Sealant

  • 4 wood feet (optional)


Popsicle Stick Shelves

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Making a subtle statement in any of your rooms can easily be done with a shelf. This DIY project is pretty simple and fun. All you have to do is glue the popsicle sticks on top of each other until you get the desired depth. Make any shape you want, and add your favorite pictures or succulents to top it off.


  • Popsicle sticks

  • Glue

  • Paint or stain


Pallet Coffee Cup Holder

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This DIY project doubles as storage and a cool way to show off your collection of coffee mugs. Who doesn’t love a good cup of coffee?

Check out the tutorial here.


  • Recycled pallet

  • Metal hooks

  • Screws

  • Stain

  • White paint

  • Sandpaper


  • Circular saw

  • Screwdriver

  • Cordless drill


Hanging Flower Pendants

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You can never go wrong with adding a floral statement to any room. Give it a twist with a hanging flower pendant, often called kissing balls.

Check out the tutorial here.


  • 5-inch styrofoam ball

  • 2-yard length of twine/yarn

  • 2 bunches of small/medium-sized fake flowers of your choice

  • Wire cutters


Knot Pillows

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Add a pop of color (or two) with these unique throw pillows. They’re easy to make and are a fun twist on your typical throw pillow.

Check out the tutorial here.


  • ⅓ yard of knit fabric (with a good stretch)

  • Pillow stuffing

  • Empty wrapping paper roll

  • Sewing machine, needle, thread

  • Dowel rod


Have some fun trying out these DIY projects and adding some more fun and personality to your home. Share this post with your friends who might benefit from a good DIY project as well.

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