Farmhouse decor is everywhere right now thanks to the lovely peeps at “Fixer Upper”. And it doesn’t take much to start adding some of this hot trend to your own house. You don’t have to spend a fortune to get some old school charm and you don’t have to have mad DIY skills. Check out these amazing DIY Farmhouse Decor ideas to get started!
Scope out the local vintage stores, junk stores, the dollar stores, or your mom’s basement and get started with some farmhouse decor today!
DIY Farmhouse Decor
DIY Farmhouse Pendant Lights
These are some of my favorite DIYs to date. I made two lights for our master bedroom update for around $40! And the bonus part is they are super easy. A few simple cuts with a miter saw, stain, glue, screws, and done – industrial farmhouse pendant lights. You can’t beat $40 for 2 lights!
One of the easiest ways to incorporate farmhouse style decor is to makeover your existing furniture. Typically, when I think of farmhouse style, I think white paint and chippy. But that’s not the end-all, be-all when it comes to furniture. Gray, cream, white, black, green, navy – pick what you love and go for it. Even traditional style furniture can get a farmhouse vibe like this buffet.
Wood signs, vintage metal signs, metal letters – they are all classic farmhouse style elements that you can DIY for some old charm in your home. This DIY sign from Unoriginal Mom is perfect and a cost-saver for sure. It’s a genius way to make your own version of an expensive idea. And even if you don’t have a Silhouette, grab a stencil and draw your own letters.
This windmill decor is one of my absolute favorite DIYs from Sadie Seasongoods! What a brilliant idea for repurposing old ceiling fan blades and turning them into the perfect farmhouse decor DIY. If you’ve got a saw and some creative vision like Sarah, you can do this!
Add some inexpensive rustic DIYs to your home like this super easy and super cheap DIY Rustic Planter. I made this in less than 30 minutes with a box I found for $3 at the Target Dollar Spot. I threw in some faux greenery and roses that likely came from the Dollar Tree and now I have a perfect little farmhouse centerpiece.
Farmhouse style and shiplap are like two peas in a pod. Not everyone loves the trend, but I certainly do. Is it going to end up being the paneling of the 70s that everyone couldn’t wait to get rid of? Who knows? But to me, it’s classic and perfectly farmhouse. You don’t have to commit to an entire house of shiplap. Do an accent wall, one room, an island – this trend works great in small doses. Check out these stunning shiplap tutorials to get some major inspiration.
This is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to add some farmhouse charm to your house. And the possibilities are endless. Grab a grapevine wreath from a craft store, add some cotton stems and done. Or get an embroidery hoop and jump on that super popular train right now. One of my faves is a simple hoop wreath with faux greenery. Or check out this gorgeous DIY from Little Yellow Wheelbarrow.
Farmhouse Style Planters
It’s the perfect time to add some pretty plants to the porches and patios. And what better way to add some farmhouse style to your outdoor spaces than farmhouse style planters? Head to a local vintage or junk store and find some enamelware, old terra cotta pots – whatever you can stick a plant in. I’ve made so many vintage style planters over the years – check out these 7 DIYs. Or this amazing DIY wall planter from Twelve on Main. This one is definitely on my list to do!
DIY Bead Garland
This is a fun little craft that you can make with basic craft store supplies. Beads, embroidery thread, and twine – simple farmhouse decor DIY! I made this one for less than $8! Get the tutorial here!
There are so many ways to affordably add some farmhouse decor to your home! And you don’t have to be an expert DIY’er. Honestly, who cares what type of house you live in? If you love this decorating trend, go for it!
Farmhouse style has so many options. There are simple DIYs, or you could even go as far as building your own farmhouse style furniture like these farmhouse DIY tables. Whatever your skill level, there is something for everyone!
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