Do you love doing DIY home projects on the weekends? Well, you’re going to love this one. In this post, I’ve rounded up 30+ DIY home projects you can tackle this weekend (and even a few that take a little longer if you have some extra time). There is everything from feature walls to painting projects!
You guys are my people…you love DIY home projects just as much as I do! Over the last several years, we’ve spent just about every weekend working away on our fixer uppers (you can check out the dramatic before and afters from our 1st fixer upper here).
We’ve done our fair share of DIY home projects and these ones are the ones you guys have liked the best (me too!). The best part is all of these home renovations can be tackled in a weekend. Ok, well not ALL of them in one weekend…but ya know, one project per weekend. Maybe two if you’re really on a roll!
So without further ado, are you ready to see these DIY weekend home projects?
30+ DIY Home Projects You Can Tackle This Weekend
If you want to make the most of your weekends around the house, check out this collection of DIY weekend home projects. Tackle these easy DIY projects over the weekend to spruce up your home.
Install A Faux Shiplap Wall
In this post, I walk you through the simple steps on how to install a faux shiplap wall on the cheap. You’ll be amazed by the crazy transformation the faux shiplap wall made in our farmhouse bathroom. This is still one of my favorite DIY home projects we ever did!
Make Your Own Plywood Shiplap Accent Wall
Did you know that you can make your own shiplap wall with plywood! Learn how we saved money by making our own shiplap with plywood instead of buying the premade shiplap or doing faux shiplap.
Do Some Interior Painting
If you’ve ever painted a room, you’re probably wondering what is the best order of painting a room or what type of interior painting tools do I need? In this post, we walk you through the entire process of painting a room from start to finish!
Build Bathroom Floating Shelves
We needed some extra bathroom storage in our small bathroom and these bathroom floating shelves above our toilet solved our storage issues. This post walks you through the step by step tutorial for how to build your own floating shelves.
Make A Reading Nook With Storage Bench
See how this awkward alcove is transformed into a farmhouse style DIY reading nook with storage!! This shiplap wrapped nook with seating will make you want to cozy up and read a good book.
Paint Your Garage Door
If you are looking for an easy way to instantly improve the curb appeal of your home, consider painting garage door! It’s a simple way to refresh the exterior of a home. This post has some helpful tips for painting your garage door.
Choosing Front Door Paint Colors (& How To Paint A Door)
Speaking of paint, why don't you paint your front door while you're at it!? If you know that your front door needs some paint love, you may be lost as to choosing front door paint colors or completely confused on how to paint a door. This helpful post has some tips for choosing your front door paint color and shows you just how to paint a door.
DIY Raised Garden Beds Using Cedar Boards
Building DIY raised garden beds using cedar boards turned out to be a fairly simple DIY and we knocked it out in a day or two. This tutorial allows you to learn how to make your own DIY raised garden beds using cedar boards so you can garden right in your backyard. One of my favorite DIY home projects for springtime!
Install A Garbage Disposal
If you need to replace your old garbage disposal or install a new garbage disposal, this tutorial is just for you! This step by step tutorial will walk you through how to install a garbage disposal so you can save hundreds of dollars on this simple plumbing job.
Add A Board and Batten Wall
Looking for a fun weekend project that you can start and finish in just a few hours? Create a green accent wall of board and batten! This tutorial on how to install a board and batten wall makes it so simple! I even show you an easy way to add board and batten on textured walls. This is definitely my favorite of the DIY home projects we've done so far in our 2nd fixer upper.
Restore Your Deck
If you need to restore a deck, this detailed tutorial will really help you out! We’re going to show you exactly how we restored a deck that had been neglected for way too long. We also cover FAQs about deck treatment like ‘what is the best deck sealer?’ and ‘what is the best way to clean decking?’.
UPDATE: Curious how it is holding up? Here's an update on what it looks like 1 year later.
Related: Learn our two favorite methods for oiling a deck here.
Add Privacy To Your Bathroom Window
If you’re looking for a way to add privacy to your bathroom window, consider installing a frosted window film. You’ll love that you can still have natural light in your bathroom, but the privacy that you need. This one is on the quicker side of these DIY home projects - it only takes about 30 minutes!
Give Your Porch Post a Makeover
Looking to add curb appeal to your house? Give your skinny porch posts a makeover! This tutorial will show you how to beef up your boring porch posts and add column covers for some major curb appeal!
Redo Your Kitchen Backsplash
Want to learn how to tile a backsplash in your kitchen?? In this post, we will walk you through the step by step process for how to install subway tile backsplash using tile adhesive! Bonus: there’s a video tutorial too!
Add a small entryway (even if you only have 3 feet of wall space to spare)
Looking for small entryway ideas? This reveal will get your wheels turning to plan your own entryway design! Come see how our entryway decor looks in this modern farmhouse entryway reveal!
Crate a faux brick accent wall
If you are looking for a cheap way to add an accent wall with farmhouse style to your home, you’ll love this DIY brick wall! Follow along on this step-by-step tutorial to see how to create a faux brick wall and give it a german schmear finish.
Build Banquette Bench
If you’ve always dreamed of having booth seating or a corner storage bench in your breakfast nook, you’re in luck. You’re going to love this detailed tutorial for how to build a banquette bench in your kitchen!
Makeover Your Bathroom Into A Modern Farmhouse Bathroom
You’re going to be shocked at the transformation of this modern farmhouse bathroom reveal with boho vibes. This bathroom renovation has it all – classic white subway tile, boho shower curtain, modern black accessories, oil-rubbed bronze, and rich wood tones. See how we transformed this room in just 6 weeks.
Paint Your House Exterior
If you’ve been saying ” I need to paint my house exterior ” this post is for you! I’m answering all of your burning questions about painting your own house like what is the price to paint a house? And what is the best house paint?
Related: See what things you need to paint the exterior of the house.
Refinishing Hardfloor Woods
Although it may take some practice and probably slightly more than a weekend of your time, hardwood floor refinishing is totally a doable DIY project! This post walks you through the entire process of refinishing hardwood floors.
How to Build a Wood Fence In Your Backyard
Although it will take you some time and hard work, building a backyard privacy fence is totally a doable do-it-yourself project. By following these steps in this how-to build a wood fence tutorial and taking your time to do it right, you’ll save hundreds – if not thousands – of dollars in labor costs.
Related: Learn how to build a wooden gate for your fence too!
Sliding Closet Door Makeover
Do you have outdated gold mirrored closet doors that you’re dying to replace? Try DIYing it with this sliding closet door makeover.
How to Build a DIY Giant Pegboard Wall
Adding additional storage for craft supplies doesn’t have to be boring or add bulk to your space. A giant pegboard can do wonders for your clutter! A quick and easy DIY project like this one will give your space the style and functionality it needs!
How To Paint An Arch Like A Pro
Painted arches are the latest fun interior design trend! Learn how to paint an arch on the wall with this step by step tutorial.
Shiplap Ceiling Tutorial To Cover Textured or Popcorn Ceilings
Updating aging ceilings doesn’t have to break the bank! Installing shiplap over textured ceilings is a great way to skip scraping and will give your home an updated look that you can be proud of.
How To Lay Deck Boards (and hide the screws!)
If you’re building a wood deck, you’re probably wondering how to lay deck boards and better yet…is there a way to install deck boards and hide the screws? With the Kreg Deck Jig you can easily get the concealed deck look in 4 easy steps.
DIY Slat Wall | Easy Modern Wood Accent Wall Idea
This DIY slat wall makes a big impact and was easy to create! In this step by step tutorial we’ll walk you through the whole process of installing a vertical wood slat wall in your home and share a hack with you for how to build this modern wood accent wall cheaper!
How To Install Laminate Flooring on Concrete
Did you discover concrete subfloors under your flooring? In this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll teach you how to install laminate flooring on concrete.
Faux Concrete Wall Panels Behind Fireplace (No tools required!)
Looking for a way to make your fireplace, wall or even bathroom look more modern? These faux concrete wall tongue and groove panels helped us create this beautiful easy DIY fireplace makeover! It was so easy to install and required NO power tools.
DIY Scuttle Hole Cover for Attic Access
Do you need to create a scuttle hole to access your attic? Learn how to build a DIY attic scuttle hole cover with this easy step-by-step tutorial.
How To Make Wooden Letters For Walls | Unique Accent Wall Idea with X-Carve CNC Machine
Looking for a unique accent wall idea? Learn how to make wooden letters for walls! See how we made these cut out wooden letters with our X-Carve CNC machine!
Well, there you have it! Those are your favorite DIY home projects. Each and every one of these home improvement projects was fun in its own way.
Some were super simple and others more complicated, but I think each of them has added value to our homes. And we always have a blast working together on DIY home projects, so that really is my favorite part about renovation!
I always love seeing what you guys like best, so don’t forget to let me know in the comments below.
Related – here are some of my favorite DIY home projects that can be done in a weekend from other bloggers:
- Love the look of this DIY shiplap fireplace makeover! Who would have known that this color looks soooo good on shiplap? Check out 10 more shiplap fireplaces here!
- Want an expensive look without the price tag? Makeover your bathroom or kitchen on a budget with this faux marble countertops DIY tutorial.
- This stunning DIY wood accent wall is perfection! I love how it totally transforms this entryway.
- Speaking of entryways, this modern navy small entryway makeover is amazing. You won’t believe the before and afters.
- If you’re looking for inexpensive projects you can do in your kitchen that will take just one afternoon, you should check out this DIY backsplash with peel and stick backsplash!
- Looking for a fun weekend DIY project? Try a DIY wood accent wall!
- Working from home is a huge part of our current culture. Even if you’re short on space, you can still have a dedicated place to work at home with a closet office! Check out these brilliant cloffice ideas for your home.
- Looking for creative ways to update your walls or create a feature wall? Check out these 30 unique DIY wall treatments for inspiration!
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Hi Chelsea, I appreciate all you share with me as I participated in Emilee’s Empowered Makers program and now working on a project with my husband. Husband is Richard Solberg and the payment to you came across his name an his debit card-but I am Lawrene Solberg so that is how I log in with you. Hope this is ok. You are definitely appreciated!
Hi Lawrene! Welcome and glad you enjoyed this post! 🙂