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DIY Furnishings – 10 Items You Can Make Your self

I’ve been spending a while currently going again by way of some previous posts, updating photographs, clarifying steps in DIY initiatives, and so forth. It’s been enjoyable being reminded of the entire initiatives I’ve labored on over these final 17 years of DIYing and running a blog about it. I’ve particularly loved seeing among the DIY furnishings that I’ve constructed over time, a few of which I had fully forgotten about. Listed here are ten of my favorites.

DIY Ottoman Espresso Desk

Of all of the DIY furnishings I’ve constructed over time, the DIY ottoman espresso desk with the diamond-tufted upholstered high might be the fan favourite, and it’s my favourite as effectively. I discovered a Layla Grayce ottoman espresso desk that I liked, however it was too costly for my finances, and the unsuitable measurement and coloration for my lounge on the time. So I got down to make my very own, personalized for our lounge, and I ended up with my favourite piece of furnishings I’ve ever made…

DIY ottoman coffee table with diamond-tufted upholstered top and lower shelf

It took me three posts to go over the entire DIY particulars for this venture. You’ll be able to see these right here:

DIY Facet Desk With Greek Key Base

This DIY aspect desk with the Greek key base was additionally impressed by a desk that I noticed on-line, however couldn’t afford on the time. So I made my very own at a fraction of the value, and it was a comparatively fast and straightforward venture.

DIY side table with Greek key base

You’ll be able to click on right here to seek out the step-by-step DIY particulars for this aspect desk.

DIY Scalloped Console Desk

I made this funky DIY console desk to go within the entryway only a few months after we purchased our home. I used to be impressed by a number of concepts that I put collectively into one desk, however it was largely impressed by a desk from Horchow that was priced at virtually $1200. I made mine out of MDF at a fraction of the value.

The enjoyable factor about this model of desk is you can create actually any design on these legs that you really want. So long as you have got a jigsaw, your solely limitation is your creativeness. You’ll be able to see the main points of this venture right here:

Small Two-Shelf DIY Bookshelf

This small two-shelf DIY bookshelf is one which I made to slot in an empty nook of the condominium bed room. It was a enjoyable and straightforward venture, as the fundamental construct solely took about two hours. And naturally, the size will be modified and customised to suit any house. I might even be made twice as broad for use as couch desk and bookshelf combo.

You’ll be able to click on right here to see the step-by-step particulars of how I constructed this DIY bookshelf.

DIY Upholstered Wing Again Eating Chair

Keep in mind that time I attempted to show my lounge right into a eating room? 😀 That plan didn’t fairly work out (it was certainly one of my most ill-conceived concepts ever, really), however as with all of my failed initiatives, some good issues did come out of it. And one good factor that got here out of that unhealthy thought was most likely my most spectacular DIY furnishings piece. I really constructed and upholstered my very own DIY wing again eating chair. I imply, I constructed this from scratch and upholstered it myself. And I’ll thanks to note the element of the matched sample from the aspect to the skirt. I used to be so pleased with that element. 😀

DIY upholstered wing back dining chair -- build and upholster your own chair

I shared this venture in two components, which yow will discover right here:

DIY Upholstered Bench

5 years in the past, I constructed two of those DIY upholstered benches to flank the pantry doorways in our present breakfast room. And whereas this room has appear some fairly main adjustments over time, these benches are nonetheless there. This model of upholstered bench is a comparatively straightforward venture, and you may make them in any measurement it is advisable match our particular house. If you are able to do a wrap-and-staple upholstery job (sure, you possibly can), and use a Kreg Pocket Gap Jig (it’s straightforward to be taught), then you may make a DIY upholstered bench.

I divided this venture into two posts — one for the construct and one for the upholstery. You could find these right here:

DIY Six-Drawer Console Desk

I constructed this DIY six-drawer console desk particularly for the entryway of our home, the place it nonetheless sits in the present day. It’s a big piece of furnishings, and was one of the concerned furnishings initiatives I’ve finished. It wasn’t terribly tough, although.

DIY six-drawer console table

Whereas it wasn’t too terribly tough, it did take some time to construct, and it took me three weblog posts to element the entire steps. You could find these right here:

Massive DIY Writing Desk

That is the desk that I constructed to go within the “workplace” nook of my studio. This was an easy constructed, and I might even say, it’s newbie venture when you’re wanting to construct your first piece of furnishings. It may be sized to suit your particular house, and even reworked barely to create a console desk, couch desk, espresso desk, and so forth.

I shared the DIY particulars of this venture in two posts — one for the construct, and one for the ending. You could find these right here:

DIY Herringbone Console Desk With Decrease Shelf

This console desk began out as a DIY espresso desk that I made for our lounge. However then after I determined to rearrange the furnishings into its present configuration, I wanted a bigger espresso desk. However after spending a lot time assembling the sting grain plywood herringbone high, I wished to repurpose the desk in order that it may very well be used some place else in our home. I reduce the highest into two items (which made me so nervous!), and turned the espresso desk into a thin console desk that was the right match for our reworked hallway.

DIY edge grain plywood herringbone console table

You could find the posts with the step-by-step DIY course of to make this desk right here:

Small DIY Console Desk With Turned Wooden Columns

I’ll finish my high ten favourite items of DIY furnishings that I’ve made with a quite simple venture — this small DIY console desk with turned wooden columns. The toughest a part of this venture is discovering two wooden columns at an inexpensive value. These are given to me, in order that they price me nothing. However you possibly can search flea markets and consignment shops for columns that may be repurposed for this desk. However after you have the columns in hand, the remainder is so extremely easy.

Small DIY console table with turned wood columns

You’ll be able to click on right here to seek out the step-by-step DIY tutorial for this small console desk.

These aren’t the entire DIY furnishings items I’ve made over time, however they’re a few of my favorites. When you’d wish to see extra DIY furnishings initiatives that I’ve finished, yow will discover these right here.


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