Your room is a space where you have the freedom to create. It’s a place that you can explore your personal style. Whether you want to create a relaxing, chic vibe or a rustic, woodsy feel, your decor helps your vision become a reality.
Luckily, a lot of decor can be made yourself. From wall art to ottomans to pillows, you can maximize your style and save on expenses. To offer you plenty of inspiration, we’re sharing 58 DIY room decor ideas. Find decorations that match your unique style and then consider which room they would fit best in.
Personalize your decor to make it even more special. Little accents like metal prints or custom pillows that incorporate photos of your family, friends and favorite places will leave your home bursting with love and warmth.
1. Simple Gallery Wall
Filling a wall with stylish decor doesn’t have to be complicated. Paint simple designs on canvases, like stripes or polka dots, then frame them to create a chic gallery wall.
2. Rainbow Mobile
Brighten any room, like your kitchen or den, with a colorful mobile made of recycled materials. Hang your mobile near the window for maximum light reflection.
3. Washi Tape Wall
Try creating easy DIY room decor with washi tape. Line stripes on a wall for textured look—ideal for a bedroom or playroom.
4. Teacup Candles
Melt wax into vintage teacups to create unique candles for your living room, home office or bedroom. Choose matching tea cups or mix up the designs depending on the vibe you’re going for.
5. Quirky Lamp
Add character to your room by painting the base of a lamp with a fun color like blue, green or pink. Pair the base with a patterned lampshade to amplify the personality.
6. Colorful Floor Cushion
Sew together scraps of eclectic fabrics to create this cheerful floor cushion. Use the cushion as a footrest or extra seating in a living room, basement or bedroom.
7. Photo Clipboards
Create a wall of your favorite images, magazine covers and newspaper clippings. Embellish blank clipboards with metallic paint and hang them evenly on the wall before securing your photos and papers.
8. Clay Animals
Form your own faux animal decor out of clay. Fashion a row of your favorite animals—whether they’re elephants, deer or zebras.
9. Sea Glass Vases
Looking for simple DIY room decor ideas? Create beautiful glass vases from recycled bottles. Fill your vases with fresh flowers like lilies and chrysanthemums.
10. Beaded Dreamcatcher
Design a handcrafted dreamcatcher with a round hoop, yarn, beads and feathers. Choose neutral colors like cream and brown for a traditional look or make yours more colorful to brighten up the room.