Farmhouse DIY Projects To Upgrade Your Home on a Budget. Some thing in this collection is going to make you smile and want to create!
Some times you are just in the mood to mix things up a little on the Farmhouse Home Decor front. Changes that will upgrade a space…but the budget doesn’t allow anything too crazy. So we have put a collection together of Farmhouse DIY Projects To Upgrade Your Home On A Budget. Sure hope you enjoy these little DIY Projects…some are tiny and some are a bit more time consuming but none are more than a weekends work and 90 percent of them are under $50! Sit back…chill a bit and check all of them out and then plan when and where you will CREATE!!! Sending out a HUGE thank you to all of these incredibly talented bloggers. They give us so much information and so much inspiration! Remember to visit each website…just click on the website Name in color. ENJOY!
Here is the perfect Contemporary Farmhouse DIY Headboard from The Merrythought. Made from 1”X2”X8 Furring Strips so you all ready know this is going to be a budget friendly projects. Then all you will need are a full supplies and an afternoon. It looks amazing in it’s raw state but as always you can go stain or paint treatment… whatever your style desires. Check out the step by step DIY and ENJOY!
Thrifty and Chic will show us how to create and install Floating Shelves into our Bathroom which will add so much charm and storage. Simple but such an impact! Plus you can do it for $10!!!
I love this idea. Over at Northern Feeling you are going to watch K take an average basket and create a unique DIY Basket Plant Stand on wheels. She shows you how to reinforce it and add the casters. You can do this with any basket you pick out for a great Modern Farmhouse Look!
A new Bathroom Vanity can change the entire look of your Bathroom. Some of them can be very costly…but if you have a weekend…a saw…some tools and patience…My Love 2 Create is going to show you how to make this fabulous Farmhouse Small Bathroom Vanity that your Bathroom is going to absolutely adore! Just think of all of the sinks you can choose from to personalize this creation!
Laura has a brand new spectacular Farmhouse DIY for us today! It’s this amazing DIY Pot Rack that is just waiting to hold all of your pots and pans in style. She shares her Simple Plans so you can Build your Own… so be sure to hop on over to Little Yellow Wheelbarrow and snatch up those plans. There is nothing better than using space that would never get used with something that will get your Cooking Needs organized and look incredible! Don’t miss this one
Here’s a great weekend project that will put a smile on a space and it will be a totally functional piece that is used every day. This Rustic Industrial Wall-Mounted Desk by Houseful Of Handmade is a perfect little upgrade on a budget!
I am so excited to share this fabulous Farmhouse DIY… may I present to How To Build A Barn Door Headboard… created by the very talented Laura from Little Yellow Wheelbarrow. She is sharing the complete step by step. So if you were thinking about a new Headboard to switch things up… this could be the perfect match for you. So stock up on 1X4’s and 1X6’s and you will be ready to go! I highly recommend you visit this wonderful blog… it is filled with Farmhouse goodness.
If you have a staircase that is just begging for a touch of charm and elegance…She Holds Dearly has the perfect DIY Project for you! This DIY Newel Post can make all the difference in the impact your staircase makes. It can be done in a weekend and also done very inexpensively. Come on over and see the before and after…then check out the step by step tutorial. Your staircase will look marvelous!
OK…if you are looking for a Bar that you could fit just about any where in your home…one with Farmhouse Style and pure charm…that won’t cost you a fortune…in fact it will cost you about $120 finished with hardware…here it is!!! Walk don’t run over to My Fabuless Life and see how this gorgeous piece came together. You are going to LOVE it even more when you see how the top drawer opens out and has a glass tray and a place for bottles…it’s incredible. It has all the Farmhouse Flair that you have been looking for and your budget will love it…a WIN WIN!
Yvonne from StoneGable has a quick and oh so easy little pick-me up for your Kitchen! Just by adding some Kitchen Racks you can up your Kitchen Decor Game by miles! You can use it for mugs…hang baskets of herbs…it could hold decorative measuring spoons and cups and the list goes on! It’s quick…easy and so budget friendly! Plus items that you have will have a new home in the spotlight.
I Spy DIY has a simple tutorial to make this Fresh Contemporary Industrial Farmhouse Hamper. The Mudcloth Canvas just gives it such a fabulous touch. Picture this in your bedroom…laundry room…change up the fabric and how great would it be in the kids room holding all of those toys! So much versatility and very budget friendly.
Sometimes it is not an actual item that will upgrade your space…it is about what you do to some items to elevate them : ) So I had to share this Tutorial by Cherished Bliss for How To Get A Farmhouse Style Finish. I bet you just might have a piece of furniture that would love to be pampered.
Do you have some tired brick in your home…maybe a wall…backsplash…fireplace? Well if you do Dimples and Tangles ha a wonderful way to restore the natural beauty! Come and check out their Mortar Wash…your brick will thank you!
Did you ever dream of a Mud Room but it just wasn’t in the budget…or your thought you didn’t have space for it? Well then I do believe you should visit Designing Vibes…they will show you that all you need is a wall…$200 and a weekend of creating and building time! So grab your hubby…your wife…your friend…your mother …father or sister and see if they will spend some quality time with you as you make this beauty! Then you will have tons of fun customizing it with fun baskets…pillows…hats…scarves and more!
Now this Tutorial from Little Red Brick House is going to show you how to add one of the most desired features to a Farmhouse Home… SHIPLAP!!! Come and take a page from Joanna and Chips book and add some to your favorite space…the great part with this DIY is that they will show you how to do it on easily and on the cheap but yet look totally amazing. Check it out…
KariAnne from Thistlewood Farms is all about upgrading her Farmhouse Home Decor the quick and easy way and she has put together a collection of 5 of her ideas that she implemented into her home. Come and check them out! You fill find an incredible plate rack…adding moulding…how to build a Faux Transom Window and more. You will find something here to occupy your weekend for sure!
Here is a great afternoon project by Burkatron. This beautiful DIY Tree Slice Hairpin Leg Coffee Table will elevate any Contemporary Farmhouse Space for sure. You can also make it in an afternoon. These beauties are very costly in the stores…but you can make one for a third of the retail price by just getting the slice of your choice and the cool hardware. I bet you are thinking of the perfect place to put this piece aren’t you???
I Love this DIY Live Edge Wood Desk from The Merrythought. It adds so much Farmhouse Charm and a ton of space. Add a Gallery Wall above it and a great Farmhouse Metal Chair under it and you have a winning combination for sure.
Tired of your Backsplash? Thinking of adding a touch of Classic Farmhouse Chic? Well Lauren from Bless’er House is going to show you how to install a gorgeous DIY Pressed Tin Kitchen Backsplash that won’t break the budget yet transform the Kitchen so many notches. What a great way to spend a weekend : )
Now here is a DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Rustic Hall Tree that would be amazing in the Entry Way or in the Mud Room or even in the Family Room! A stylish addition to any space. Of course this piece over at Pottery Barn would cost you …but Addicted 2 DIY is going to save you tons and get the same look! Don’t miss it.
Every Kitchen needs a little bit added umph! So why not make your favorite space in the house a new portable Farmhouse Kitchen Island Inspired by Pottery Barn. The perfect space to store every day items in a great basket…hang your towels and mitts…chop your veggies and prepare for a great meal! The girls over at Shanty 2 Chic are going to show you how to make this styling piece and for a lot less than it would cost at the store. You are going to love it.
Metal Letters spelling out a favorite word like EAT can do so much to add personality to a space. So I do believe you will really enjoy these DIY Faux Metal Letters by Grillo-Designs. Don’t they look great and they will look incredible on your wall too. A simple …frugal yet fun way to elevate your style!
There isn’t a Farmhouse out there that wouldn’t be happy with a beautiful Succulent Wreath hanging above the Fireplace or on the Kitchen Wall or on that welcoming Front Door! This fabulous Fauc Succulent Wreath by The Happy Housie is almost identical to it’s Pottery Barn Inspiration…but much more cost effective! So if you have an afternoon for crafting…put this one on your list.
Time to add that perfect touch of “Fixer Upper” to your home and bring a smile to any space it hangs! Just stop by Aimee Weaver Designs and she will show you how to make this very expensive looking Magnolia Wreath on a budget!
Oh these DIY Farmhouse Canvas Crates are so great for storage while looking farmtastic at the same time! I could use a million of these and I bet you can use. The Pottery Baskets were the inspiration for these an WOW did Thrifty and Chic come up with a tutorial for the perfect knock-off. Don’t miss these…they are easy and very budget friendly. There isn’t w room in your Farmhouse Home that wouldn’t love to have a few of these in it! Storage with Style!
There is nothing like a fabulous basket filled with fresh or faux blooms to brighten a space. Come and see how Celebrate Creativity too a simple plastic container and transformed it into the amazing basket that is just begging for a fresh bouquet that you purchase roadside this Spring! It’s simple and very inexpensive to make! Dogwood blooms would be absolutely perfect…I’m feeling a light pink…what would your choice of flower be? A great DIY for a rainy day.
You know what really picks up a space in a home? A Vignette! I love Vignettes because you can totally shop your home and pull one together. But if you want to add something to that arrangement Homemade Lovely has a simple DIY to make a Farmhouse Orb and trust me…they make everything look amazing. Come and get the DIY and make a few…make them in different sizes…color and stain treatments and just enjoy!
Feeling like you need a change…a bit of Farmhouse Elegance? Why not take a page from Yvonnes Book from StoneGable and make some gorgeous No Sew Grain Sack Pillows. They scream Farmhouse Style in the best way possible. Pile them on that chair…bed or sofa…the end result is going to be awesome.
Here is an upgrade that you can do easily with the help of Worthing Court! You have to see how she took a plain…every day bookcase and transformed it into a true Farmhouse Dream piece of furniture! Oh that Barn door make my heart skip a beat!
The girls at The Merrythought have a simple yet fun DIY Drying Rack that would look incredible in your Laundry Room and give you the perfect place to dry a few items quickly! Come and see how easy it is!
Lion and Lantern is going to have you heading over to your Thrift Store for some old books because they are showing you their quick and easy Farmhouse Book Bundle Tutorial that will dress up those shelves in no time. Quick…easy and inexpensive!
Angie from The Country Chic Cottage is going to show you how to give your Guests and your Wall a great Farmhouse Welcome with this fun Embroidery Hoop Wreath.
Sometimes your table or counter need a bit of height so you can display items on different levels. Well over at Redo It Yourself Inspirations she is going to show you how to make this lovely Farmhouse Tray. You can use it for serving and also for Vignette Displays and more. You are going to love this new addition to your Farmhouse Array.
You are going to love this one. Better Homes and Gardens are going to show you how you can build a Set of DIY Industrial Shelves on a Budget. Can you just imagine these in your Farmhouse Living Room…Study…Dining Room…Office…Craft Room and just about any place in your home! I am always amazed that Wood and some pipes can make something so fabulous!
The Kitchn shows us that just with a few pieces of hardware you can add a great Farmhouse look to your wall…perfect in the kitchen as towel holders. Very dramatic for about $20 and 10 minutes!
Jamie over at Anderson + Grant is going to show you how simple it is to display special family photographs with total Farmhouse Style! It’s quick…easy and very budget friendly!
Yvonne over at StoneGable is going to show you how to upgrade your table’s look…it’s simple…add a beautiful Dough Bowl. Come and visit and find out how simple it is to create. I am in LOVE with this harvest bowl but there are a million and one different possibilities and I know the perfect one is in your imagination. For more inspiration…visit Fabulous Farmhouse Dough Bowl Inspiration
Now Donna from Funky Junk Interiors is going to show you how you can take your wall up a notch my creating a Craft Wall Unit. It is simply Farmtastic! The whole unit becomes a piece of Farmhouse Art once you have your way with all those shelves A great addition to a space in an office…craft room…kitchen and more!
Talk about awesome Farmhouse Shelving. Check out these DIY Turnbuckle Shelves over at Lolly Jane. Perfect for any room in the house and quick…easy and inexpensive DIY for sure!
A Gallery Wall will always upgrade a space instantly…just like this one in the Stairwell over at Miss Mustardseed’s Farmhouse Home.
This DIY Contemporary Farmhouse Minimalist Cage Light Fixture just might be exactly what you were looking for to complete your Office look! Or how about the Kitchen. Wherever you choose to hang it…it is going to look fabulous.
Of course our furry friends need a soft comfy bed to take those afternoon naps on (or they can use the couch or the bed and all the blankets you own like mine do)…but for those doggies that enjoy their special spot a doggie bed is their happy zone. Sometimes it is really hard to find beds that compliment your Farmhouse Style…so I had to share this gorgeous DIY Country French Farmhouse Dog Bed made by Anita over at Cedar Hill Farmhouse. It’s gorgeous plus it is so easy to keep clean and that is a HUGE PLUS! It will make any space more beautiful and then when your dog is on it…it will be the most beautiful space in the home!!! Get the DIY and enjoy…I know your Doggie will!
You will find another version of DIY Restoration Hardware Book Sets over at Cherished Bliss! They look amazing…just like they walked out the front door of RH! They are simple to make and totally inexpensive if you are able to get used and abused books that need a new look and some love. Place these on shelves…tables…end tables and so much more. The perfect touch to upgrade a space with that true Farmhouse look.
When you hop on over to The Weathered Fox you will find a DIY for a Metal Farmhouse Sign that will simply shine on your wall! It’s so quick and easy and looks sensational. Vintage inspired signs alway take your home decor a notch up!
Do you have an empty corner in a room that is just begging for some Farmhouse pizzaz? Well then you must visit Cherished Bliss and get this DIY Farmhouse Writing Table Tutorial! The plans are free and they will guide you straight through until you get this incredible looking desk. It’s small…company…relatively inexpensive and will become a favorite zone to sit and chill out with your laptop or magazine. Add some special touches along with a complimentary chair and your drab empty corner becomes amazing.
Oh this Hanging Lantern is going to be Farmsational wherever it hangs. When you visit Worthing Court you will find out how you can make one of these for your very own. I highly recommend making two : ) This will up that Farmhouse Look for sure.
Place this Rustic DIY Ladder any where with your favorite blankets…clothes …scarves and more on it and it will become a special display in your home. Worthing Court is sharing her great DIY. You will have this made in an afternoon and it will be “on the cheap”!
Sometimes Coffee Stations can get pretty pricy to create…but this one over at Craft On Fire is simple and inexpensive. Find yourself a small shelving unit about waist high…find the perfect space to put it…then add a Gallery Wall… Your Coffee Pot…mugs…cups…creamers…dishes…napkins…etc. All you have to do is shop your house! So easy to get a Farmhouse Coffee Station.
Nothing like a little touch of Galvanized Charm! Laura over at Finding Home Farms is sharing her DIY for a Repurposed Galvanized Side Table. A perfect look…easy to do and won’t break the bank.
All you need is a small piece of a wall by your entry way or in the room the Front Door opens to and Liz Marie will have you building this DIY Rustic Entry Way! Another great weekend project from start to finish!
For the Industrial Farmhouse Lover this Industrial Ladder DIY over at Taryn Whiteaker is going to be something that you fall in love with. Think of the possibilities of use! This piece will make your space smile for sure and all you need is a tiny bit of a wall!
Does your TV and accessories need a home but those Consoles are just to pricey? Well Paddington Way has your back with this this Rustic Farmhouse Console. It can transform a cluttered space into an organized showcase! Get the DIY …great for a weekend with no plans but to create.
Liz over at Love Grows Wild is going to show you how to add Romance and Beauty to your Bedroom with a simple Wood Beam and Lace Curtains. Simply fabulous!
Sliding Barn Doors add a little bit of charm to any doorway! Head on over to Run to Radiance for this awesome DIY!
Artwork can make a huge difference in the way a room looks and we just happen to have a WHOLE Gallery of FREE PRINTABLE Farmhouse Wall Art that I think you will all enjoy. From Herbs to Coffee to Vegetables to Signs…something for all your Farmhouse Decorating needs! Then you can also visit our Freebies Category for even more!
There is one thing you can be totally sure of that will up your Farmhouse Decor and that is a wonderful Paint Job! Making It In The Mountains discussed How To Choose The Perfect Farmhouse Paint Color…check it out…who knows…you just might be painting this weekend : )
Miss Mustardseed has a gorgeous DIY to bring charm and beauty to a space. Fabric Wallpaper to create a Focal Wall! The Fabric offers so much richness and texture and the selection that is out there is incredible! Just with one wall you can change the whole personality of a room. Since you are only doing one wall…it sure does save money! Drop by to learn one Old Wives Trick when wallpapering! ENJOY!
Well there you have it… 50 Farmhouse DIY Projects To Upgrade Your Home and I do believe a part two will be coming up soon…so stay tuned! Sure hope you found some fun ideas for your very own home.
As always here at The Cottage Market we would like to send out tons of APPAWS and APPLAUSE to all of our blogger friends for sharing their talents and creativity with us! We want them to know that they are appreciated and loved. You are going to adore exploring their blogs for more outstanding DIY’s and inspiration. As always…ENJOY & CREATE!
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