17 DIY Rustic Decor Projects

Learn how to transform your home with these rustic house ideas!

By: Eugenia Kang, Editor,
17 DIY Rustic Decor Projects

Giving your house a rustic farmhouse-inspired style is easier than you think. Just try any one of these 17 DIY Rustic Decor Projects, and you’ll be on your way to your dream home. Rustic cottage decor is gaining popularity because it gives off such a cozy, earthy feel. But just because you live in the suburbs or city, doesn’t mean you can’t have this unique style inside your house! It doesn’t take a lot of money to transform your home. These rustic house ideas should give you the inspiration to make amazing changes around the house.

Start off with simple wall decorations as an inexpensive way to make a big impact. We have many easy DIY wall decor crafts that can give any room a unique, rustic touch. Then, tackle your shelves with these DIY shelf ideas. Once you conquer the shelves, move on to some of these DIY furniture makeover ideas to make some major country chic statements. You’ll see that not only is adding a rustic style to your house easy, but it’s also very fun!  

DIY Wall Decor

One of the easiest ways to give any room an earthy feel is to decorate your wall. From small signs to complete wall transformations, there are numerous ways to make DIY wall decor. You can customize your wall decorations to suit your preferences to make the perfect rustic decorations. For some projects, you don’t even need to make the craft from scratch! Crafts like the Country Chic Chalkboard Project require you to just add a few adjustments to the original piece, so they are budget friendly and simple.  

DIY Shelf Ideas

Decorating your shelves is another simple, non-intimidating way to change the style of a room. Whether you create a new hanging shelf to house your books or add a unique DIY bathroom shelf, there’s a DIY shelf idea for you. These shelves are two in one: not only are they great decorations, but they will also help you save space! The pallet design of all these shelves make them easy to coordinate with other furniture.   

DIY Furniture Makeovers

While transforming your furniture may seem intimidating, these DIY furniture makeovers will show you that it doesn’t have to be daunting. You can make smaller alterations by tweaking your night stand, or you can try larger rustic furniture projects. You can also change the surface of any piece by following tutorials such as the DIY Wood Stain. Whether it’s changing your bathroom furniture or remodeling the furniture in your bedroom, this list has an affordable project for you.  

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