DIY Farmhouse Decor

The most popular home decor style right now is farmhouse (thanks Joanna Gaines) adding a bit of farmhouse decor to your home will make it feel comfortable and inviting.  My favorite thing about DIY projects is that they are completely custom and can be suited to any home/style. Why not have a little fun and try out some of these farmhouse decor DIY projects this weekend? So go get your hands dirty and build something for yourself. Keep scrolling for tons of inspiring farmhouse decor DIYs.

1. Wood Box Center Piece

Every dining table needs a center piece, and I’ve found the perfect farmhouse wood box center piece. This simple little box is so versatile and you can easily change up the decor you place inside depending on the season. I love the fresh flower in a mini mason jar look though. Check out this post by Love Grows Wild  for all the details. She even shows you how she painted and distressed her box!

DIY Farmhouse Wood Box


2. Turn Buckle Shelf

These little DIY shelves by Lolly Jane are dripping in farmhouse style. I love the mix of black metal and dark stained wood. This is the perfect functional DIY for a bathroom, kitchen, or bedroom.

Farmhouse Turn Buckle Shelf DIY


3. Farmhouse Kitchen Labels

This has got to be one of the easiest farmhouse decor DIY projects out there. All you need are some glass food storage containers (easily found at IKEA) and a few labels with a farmhouse font. You can purchase the ones in the photo here, or you can get creative and make your own! This little touch will add a dash of farmhouse flair to your kitchen. Looking for some more farmhouse kitchen inspiration? Check out my blog post 12  Inspiring Modern Farmhouse Designs For The Perfect Kitchen!

DIY Kitchen Farmhouse Labels


4. Re-purposed Glass Bottle Vase

I love a DIY that involves recycling an old product into something completely new. This farmhouse inspired vase by Shanty 2 Chic is the perfect table top decor for spring time. They re-purposed a few glass soda bottles and fashioned them into a wood box center piece. This DIY project is totally easy and under $10. Check out their full post with free plans here.

Farmhouse Glass Bottle Vase DIY


5. Custom Wood Sign

Wood signs are a great addition to any farmhouse decor. This DIY project is a simple one and the optimizations are endless! All you need to do Is stain a piece of wood, apply vinyl stickers in any phrase your heart desires, and paint! Its that simple. I actually made one of these for a good friend ages ago. Its such a simple craft and its quite fun! Absolutely perfect for all of us not so skilled calligraphers. Check out the full DIY instructions over at Thistle Wood Farms. 

Custom DIY Farmhouse Wood Sign


6. Rustic Farmhouse Picture Frame

I am so in love with this unique way of displaying beloved photos. Its a pretty simple project too! The only things you’ll need is an old thrift store frame (you can pop out the art that comes with it and toss, or re-donate) and secure chicken wire to the empty space left behind. I love the vintage photos, used in this shot, but get creative! Jamie from Anderson and Grant, the genius behind this creative DIY project can talk you through all the steps here.

DIY Rustic Farmhouse Picture Frame


7. Farmhouse Memo Board

Every functional house needs a memo board. It helps keep the fridge clear of unsightly magnets and its fun and easy to leave notes or reminders behind! This easy DIY project uses the same principals as the picture frame tutorial above. So basic and cute you’ll be banging your head against the wall wondering why you didn’t think of this first! I love the use of close pins to hold up photos and wedding invites. ADORABLE. You can see the full DIY instructions here.

Easy DIY Farmhouse Memo Board


8. DIY Blanket Ladder

A blanket ladder is essential to all farmhouse living rooms. Perfect storage and display space for all your coveted blankets. I am definitely a blanket hoarder, can’t leave home goods without picking up a new cuddly blanket. This DIY project is so cheap and easy, put it on the to do list this weekend! See the full tutorial here.

Easy DIY Blanket shelf


9. Rustic Coat Rack

I literally walked in the door after work this evening to find my wall mounted coat rack in a heap on the floor. I am 100% guilty of overloading those mini shelves with as meany coats as possible and today it caught up with me. On the bright side this huge wall shelf/ coat rack DIY by Liz Marie Blog will totally cover up the holes in my drywall left behind by my old coat rack. Isn’t patching and painting drywall THE worst?

DIY farmhouse coat rack


10. DIY Picture Shelf

Make this DIY wood picture shelf for $20 in under 30 minuets! A great way to casually display family photos or decorative farmhouse items. You can easily change out the decor to accommodate seasons or holidays without having to re-hang photos. Fantastic! How perfectly styled are these shelves by Christinas Adventures?

Diy Farmhouse Picture Shelf


11. Farmhouse Stencil Pillow

Nothing says farmhouse decor like a stencil pillow. This tutorial will walk you through the whole process from how to paint the stencil AND how to sew a pillow. I don’t know about you but I’m always looking for great pillow tutorials. How cute does this pillow look in her breakfast nook? Farmhouse decor is all about the little custom details that will make your house a home.

Farmhouse Pillow Stencil DIY


12. Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf

Check out this cute and easy wall shelf tutorial by Making it In The Mountains. This simple DIY can be used as a wall candle holder or to hold a mini vase and a few fresh cut flowers as shown below. This is the perfect accent piece to break up that farmhouse gallery wall.

Reclaimed wood wall shelf DIY tutorial


13. DIY Rustic Curtain Rods

Creating a farmhouse styled home is really all about the details. These rustic curtain rods are a perfect addition for any farmhouse living room. I can’t get over how perfectly rustic those wall brackets are. Can you believe Rachel did all the antiquing herself? That’s right folks, these bad boys were BRAND NEW when she got them. Click here to see how she did it!

How to make your own DIY rustic curtain rods


14. Wood Pallet Tray

Everyone loves a good wood pallet DIY. Free wood, endless possibilities, what could be better? This project by the Mountain View Cottage makes for the perfect DIY farmhouse tray. I love the little vintage knobs used instead of standard handles. Such a sweet little touch.

DIY Wood pallet tray


I hope these projects have inspired you to make your house a home by adding a few DIY farmhouse decor items!


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