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Vintage accents can completely transform your home decor giving it lots of character. Especially when you DIY. Check out these 36 brilliant ideas.
Many top designers consider adding something vintage to the home interior as the go-to technique to make it personal and give it character. That’s how you get the impressive look you constantly see on Instagram and Pinterest. And now you can have it too. It won’t cost you much either – you can DIY.
Check out these creative DIY ideas and crafts to add vintage detail to your decor.
DIY Framed Jewelry and Earring Organizer
This DIY framed jewelry and earring organizer is created inexpensively from a yard sale frame and chicken wire. Perfect for hanging necklaces or earrings. Follow the article to see the full guidance and instructions.
DIY Vintage Door Vanity Desk for a Teen
This project is a DIY vintage door vanity desk for a teen. Check out this website to find out how it’s done.
Antique Style Wooden Crate Wall Organizer from Pallet Wood
Make an antique fruit shipping crate, complete with a beautiful label on it. Check out the link to find out how it’s done.
Barn Wood Shelf and Coat Rack
What an awesome barn wood shelf and coat rack for a budget project. See the article to get the full guidance and instructions.
DIY Burlap Pencil Holder
This project is simple to make, and the results are beautiful. The silver from the tin can shines through the burlap. Read the article to see how to do it.
Learn to make a “vintage” sign. Read this website for the full guidance and instructions.
DIY Vintage Crates
What a terrific idea for DIY vintage crates as an easy project idea. Follow the tutorial for the full guidance and instructions.
DIY Vintage Botanical Prints
Make these great DIY vintage botanical prints for wall art the easy way. Follow the article to see the entire guidance.
Spring Inspired Window Wall Decor
This is a terrific spring inspired window wall decor on a budget. See the tutorial to find out how to do it.
Vintage-Style Hanging Map
A vintage-style hanging map is an inexpensive DIY project that’s colorful, educational and can have sentimental value – making a significant impact in your home. Check out this website to learn how it’s done.
DIY Vintage Bottles
Learn how to make DIY vintage bottles for your home decor. You can get the look in minutes with Mod Podge. See this website to learn how to do it.
Bluetooth Vintage Speaker Upgrade
How to upgrade an old vintage speaker to a wireless Bluetooth one. It’s a very simple project and shouldn’t take any longer than an hour, and surprisingly cheap, especially if you already have an old speaker. Follow the tutorial to find out how to do it.
DIY Upcycled Drawers
Upcycle 3 vintage drawers into this charming silverware holder. Read this website to learn how it’s done.
Upcycled Stepladder Side Table with Shelves
If you love reclaimed furniture, you’ll adore this upcycled stepladder side table that only uses a step ladder and a few pallet wood boards. See the tutorial to get the complete plans and instructions.
Embroidered Vintage Wall Clock
Whether burlap is old or new, it always gives a “vintage” look. This is an awesome embroidered vintage wall clock for an easy home project. Read the link to get the full guidance.
Tiered Stands with Repurposed Bowls and Tins
Make your tiered stands using enamelware bowls, cake pans and other tins with the full tutorial and photos of finished pieces for inspiration. Follow this website to learn how to do it.
Vintage Silverware Wall Art
It takes less than 15 minutes to make four pieces of wall art. This is an excellent DIY idea you can replicate the easy way. Check out the article to find out how to do it.
Vintage Fabric Lamp
This is a beautiful vintage fabric lamp. See the article to get the complete plans and instructions.
DIY Shabby Chic Tin Can
This centerpiece idea is filled with everything you need for a shabby chic vintage feel. Made from tin cans and dressed up with gold paint and lace, and filled with gorgeous baby’s breath flowers. See this website to see how it’s done.
DIY Bedside Table w/ Vintage Cheese Crates
Add vintage charm to any bedroom with this simple, DIY, mobile bedside table using antique cheese crates. Check out the article to learn how it’s done.
Perfectly functional enough to hold necessities, and pretty enough to display a few decor items. Read the article to see the full details.
Faux Drawer Tray
What an excellent faux drawer tray for an easy vintage decor project idea. Follow the article to get the full details.
Vintage Door Plate Wall
A different approach to a plate wall – do it on a vintage door hung on the wall. Perfect in a corner in any room, especially a dining room or kitchen. Check out the link for the complete guidance and instructions.
Decorating with Book Pages
Some fantastic ideas for decorating with book pages as a budget home project. Check out the link to see how to do it.
Upcycle Drawers into DIY Vintage Wooden Crates
Next time you see some salvaged drawers on the cheap, grab them and upcycle them into DIY vintage wooden crates or soda crates. See the article for the entire plans and instructions.
Turn a Vintage Cage Light into a Lantern
Learn from a seasoned DIY-er how to turn a vintage cage light into a lantern. This upcycled lantern has a great industrial look. Check out the link to see the full plans and instructions.
DIY French Vintage Mirror from Old Thrifted Picture Frames
Can you believe this vintage mirror set is made from old thrift store picture frames? You will not believe how easy it was to make and you will want to make them too. Follow the tutorial to get the complete plans and instructions.
Vintage Ad Coffee Table
Make a new modern version with a twist. Using ads from a calendar, they were decoupaged onto the plywood and then later covered in epoxy resin. Follow this website for the entire plans and instructions.
DIY Yardstick Mirror
Build this great DIY yardstick mirror the easy way. Read this website to get the complete guidance and instructions.
A Funky Old Trunk and Bean Sack Ottoman
How to mount wheels onto an old trunk to make a funky old trunk and bean sack ottoman with a burlap pillowcase. Cool, useful and hidden storage. See the article to see the full details and instructions.
Vintage Christmas Decorations
Vintage Christmas decorations are a beautiful addition to your Christmas decor. See how to style vintage decor alongside a DIY wreath wall. Follow the tutorial to get the full details and instructions.
Vintage Book Clock
This is another super easy and inexpensive project with a high class, vintage look. The whole project takes about 45 minutes to complete, and it works flawlessly. See the link to get the entire plans and instructions.
Clock Table from a Flea Market Find
This is a terrific clock table from a flea market find as a budget project. Check out the article to get the complete details.
DIY Custom Vintage Christmas Lights
Create your own custom-colored vintage decorative Christmas lights. Check out the link for the complete plans and instructions.
Antique Sign Tutorial
What a beautiful antique sign tutorial on a budget. Read this website for the entire plans and instructions.
DIY Vintage French Recycled Tin Cans
This is an amazing DIY vintage French recycled tin cans project. See the article to see the complete plans, instructions, and free printables.