13 Ways to DIY Happiness at Home

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One of the main goals of home decor is to create a happy place for yourself and your family. You have to surround yourself with things that have a positive impact on your mood and well being. Do your decor decisions reflect that?

Having said that, it doesn’t mean you have to go on a spending spree just to prettify your place. In fact, chances are a tiny but cute DIY decor project will bring so much more joy to your home. So get your tools, stock up on materials and let’s get crafting.

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Mandala Stones

How to easily make your own DIY mandala stones
Tutorial: colorful-crafts.com

While these intricate pattern graphics of mandala stones look complex, they are actually quite easy to create. Get a few stones and bring some magic from the universe to your home.

Flameless Fire Pit

How to make this easy DIY Flameless Fire Pit
Tutorial: blog.freepeople.com

Mood lights always play a big part in creating positive vibes at home, especially when you get creative and create whimsical decor details with it. Here’s how to build a flamesless fire pit.

Lightbulb Planters

How to build this easy DIY Lightbulb Planter
Tutorial: diyready.com

Speaking of whimsical decor details, nothing creates more whimsy as unexpected items used in unexpected ways and in unexpected places. Here’s how to create cute little lightbulb planters.

Macrame Curtains

How to easily make your own DIY Macrame Curtains
Tutorial: abeautifulmess.com

Using macrame fabrics is a great way to add texture variety to your decor and it brings a chill vibe to your home. Make these curtains for your door-less doorways.

Wood Slice Photo Transfer

How to easily transfer photos to wood
Tutorial: parentalperspective.com

Pictures are irreplaceable when creasing a positive mood at home, bet it pictures from your travels, pictures of your loved ones or motivational posters. But framing them is just as important – add more whimsy with this photo transfer on wood technique.

Mood Lighting

How to make quick and easy DIY Mood Lights
Tutorial: ziploc.com

With just a few tin cans, tealights and a hammer and a nail you can build these mood lights for a quick boost in your happiness.

Marquee Lights

How to make easy DIY Marquee Lights
Tutorial: www.lachicadelacasadecaramelo.com

Add some fancy style to your decor displays with marquee lights. It will make your room look classy and boost your mood.

Macrame Hanging Planters

How to easily make DIY Macrame Hanging Planters
Tutorial: www.brit.co

Add more boho style to your decor with macrame hanging planters that you can make in nuder 30 minutes yourself.

Tennis Ball Mail Holder

How to make this easy DIY Tennis Ball Mail Holder
Tutorial: www.doitandhow.com

You can use this cute little fella for more than just holding your mail, keys or any small things. All you have to do us cut a tennis ball open and glue on googly eyes.

Action Figure Lamp

How to make this easy DIY Action Figure Lamp
Tutorial: instructables.com

This lamp looks epic and it only takes a bunch of cheap plastic action figures and gold spray paint to make. It’s one of those cases when decorating with toys totally makes sense.

Wood Slice Smartphone Dock

How to build this easy DIY Wood Slice Smartphone Dock
Tutorial: scarletwords.com

Having a piece of woodwork that you’ve crafted yourself is certainly a way to make your home a happier place. Why not build this wood slice smartphone dock?


How to easily make this DIY Dream Catcher
Tutorial: mokkasin.blogspot.com

Catch a dream for a good night’s sleep by making a unique DIY dreamcatcher for your bedroom decor. It may or may not actually work as far as dreams go but it will certainly do wonders for your decor.

Butterfly Tree

How to make this easy Butterfly Tree
Tutorial: www.rhythmsofplay.com

A butterfly tree may be a seasonal decor feature but there can never be enough happy mood inducing details in your home, so add it to your vignette rotation.

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