Here are 5 fun and easy DIY projects for under $15. These are great to do with family or friends and will help beautify your new lovely home. 

 1. Paint Old Furniture

    What you will need:

Old piece of furniture, sand paper, primer, paint, paint roll, paintbrush

1. Get an old piece of furniture
2. Clean and remove any dirt or residue
3. Remove any necessary hardware from the furniture
4. Patch any holes or chipped wood with wood filler
5. Use sand paper to buff the wood
6. Remove any residue left after using the sandpaper
7. Apply 2 coats of primer and allow it to dry
8. Sand the primed surface.
9. Paint the furniture with a roller and then go over it with a paint brush

Let dry and enjoy your new fabulous furniture!

 

5 fun and easy DIY projects for under $15

2. Water Color Mug

What you will need:

Plain white mug, cup of water, ceramic paint, paintbrush, a oven

1. Take out your plain white mug
2. Squirt the ceramic paint on a paper plate
3. Wet paintbrush
4. Dip it into whatever color porcelain paint you desire. The more water you add, the more the color will run.
5. Start painting your mug. Start from the top and let the paint drip down to the bottom or vice versa
6. Once your mug is completely painted and dry, place it in a 350-degree oven for 20 minutes.
7. This will allow the porcelain paint to bake so it doesn’t chip or come off when washing.

Hope you enjoy using your new fun mug!

 

5 fun and easy DIY projects for under $15

 

3. Dish Towel Pillow

What you will need:

Cute print dishtowel, a small pillow, and sewing machine

1. Fold one towel long ways inside out
2. Sew three of the four sides with sewing machine
3. Flip it to the right side
4. Stuff the pillow inside
5. Hand stitch up the fourth side

You now have yourself a beautiful new pillow!

 

5 fun and easy DIY projects for under $15

 

4.  Terrarium

What you will need:

1 clear glass or plastic container, small stones, potting soil, activated charcoal, cool ornaments, sphagnum moss

1. Place 1 inch layer of small stones at the bottom of the container
2. Add ½ inch layer of activated charcoal over stones, which will help keep the water clean
3. Add a light layer of sphagnum moss on top
4. Add about 2 inches of potting soil on top
5. Arrange as desired

Enjoy and don’t forget to water your new terrarium once a week.

 

5 fun and easy DIY projects for under $15

 

5. Creative Coaster

What you will need:

Plain ceramic coasters, Decoupage Glue, Exact-o-knife, scissors or razor, felt, foam brush, ruler, Scrap Booking Paper, Colored Paper, Maps, Photographs,  and etc. As long as it is made from paper, you can decoupage it.

1. Clean the tile or coaster to remove any particles
2. Place the paper on the coaster
3. Brush on the glue in one direction
4. Use finger tips to help press down any bubbles
5. Allow to dry
6. Glue felt to the back of the coaster

You have now made a cute coaster that will look great on your coffee table!

 

5 fun and easy DIY projects for under $15