Refinishing furniture and creating decor on your own can be a daunting task, but with the right tools and resources, you can do amazing!

Farmhouse decor is SO popular and lasting. Also, they can be pretty cheap and easy to do on your own with the right guide and designer eye. Here’s a collection of projects I’ve gathered to help inspire your creative side.

#1 A weathered window memory keeper.

By yours truly. 😉 Check out the full tutorial here, with “Memories” paper printables!

#2 If you can’t shiplap an entire wall…

Try just a portion like At Home With Natalie does here.


#3 Distress that old dresser…

By Healing Harvest Homestead. This tutorial is perfect, she walks you through step-by-step to add texture to the most polished furniture.

#4 Stencil some pillows. Burlap pillows.

Crafts By Amanda is a site chalk full of DIY tutorials for kids and adults, and this tutorial on burlap pillow stenciling is perfect for your next front porch project.

#5 Farmhouse DIY Memo Board

Also by Crafts by Amanda, this adorable framed board is great for keeping organized in the home!

#6 More to do with chicken wire…

This project can make it LOADS easier to switch out a picture in a frame, by Chicken Scratch NY, check it out here!

#7 For the mess makers.

Like everyone in my home… I made a “clothes ladder” for my hubby once and it doesn’t look as nearly as good as this tutorial on Domestically Speaking (only $10 to do!) turned out. A redo is in the works.

#8 DIY Wood Barn Shutters

Another beautiful mantelpiece idea, and SO cozy for the holidays.  Get the entire tutorial on The Frugal Homemaker, it includes a how-to on the adorable pumpkins pictured above as well.

Thanks for dropping by, and I hope you feel inspired in your creative ventures.

A little bonus, for those of you who read to the end, check out these 6 Free Raised Garden Bed Ideas by The Homesteading Hippy. If you are obsessed with gardening right now *like me* it will not disappoint.


This Lost Mama

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