DIY Projects and Tutorials - The Happy Housewife™ :: Home Management

DIY Projects and Tutorials


Welcome to The Happy Housewife’s DIY Projects & Tutorials!


Below you’ll find dozens of crafts, home projects, projects with kids, and more with additional ones being added weekly! Feel free to scroll through the whole page to find something to create or jump directly to the following categories:

Projects for the Home

Have fun improving the design and quality of your home or just add a little touch of beauty!

10 Uses for Parchment Paper
10 Ways to Use a Vase
5 Ways To Add Cottage Character to Your Home
Homemade Gifts from a Knitted Square | The Happy Housewife8 Homemade Gifts from a Knitted Square
Aromatic Coffee Bean Candles
Babysitter Information Box
Babysitter Information Box Printable
Boho Fabric Wall Art
Chalkboard Tags
Cork Board Signs – DIY Gift Idea
Day-to-Day Calendar
Decorative Quote Plate Project
DIY Card Station
DIY Caution Sign for Child Safety
DIY Curtain Rod Makeover
DIY Magnetic Dry Erase Calendar
DIY Mason Jar Tissue Holder
DIY Party Decor Ribbon Arrangement
DIY Picture Decor
Doily Wall Decor
DIY Stain GlassFaux Stained Glass
Felt Covered Box Tutorial | The Happy HousewifeFelt Covered Box Tutorial
Felted Flower Grapevine Wreath
Flower Pens
Foil Candy Wrapper Picture FrameFoil Candy Wrapper Picture Frame Project
Hand Painted Pumpkin Craft
Handmade Journals
Homemade HE Laundry Detergent
How to choose the right paintHow to Choose Interior Paint
How to Clean Silver
How to Dry Flowers and Make an Arrangement
M and M Mini Container UpcycledHow to Hide a Spare House Key
How to Make a 2016 Memories Jar
How to Make a Cardboard Chalkboard
How to Make a Clothespin Bag
How to Make a Fall WreathHow to Make a Fall Wreath
How to Make a Framed Bulletin Board
How to Make a Lap Desk
DIY Monogram Welcome MatHow to Make a Personalized Door Mat
How to Make a Spring Wreath
How to Make a Thankful Tree
How to Make a Wreath for Any Season
How to Make Beeswax Candles
How to Make Kitchen Cabinet Doors
How to Make Mason Jar Lanterns
How to Make Produce Bags
How to Make Reusable Swiffer Cloths
How to Make Wool Dryer BallsHow to Make Wool Dryer Balls
How to Paint CabinetsHow to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
Kitchen Cabinet RefacingKitchen Cabinet Refacing
Learning Display Frames
Make Your Own Citronella Oil Candles
Make Your Own Wood Countertops
Mason Jar Crafts
Milk Can Makeover
Natural Grass Home Decor
No-Sew Felt Flower Accent Pillow
Parisian Ottoman MakeoverOttoman Makeover
Dollar Store Craft personalized bowlPersonalized Salad Bowl
quick and inexpensive fixes you can do to your home to make it look amazingQuick Fixes to Make Your House Look Awesome!
Snowy Wine Bottle Vase
stenciled-marble-coastersStenciled Marble Coasters
T-Shirt Gift Bag

Sewing Projects

Get your sewing scissors out and get ready to sew! Some require a sewing machine, but many do not.

3 ways to mend blue jeans3 Ways to Mend Holes in Blue Jeans
Beach Towel with Pocket
VIntage Cafe CurtainsCafe Curtains from Vintage Linens
DIY Sunglasses Case | The Happy HousewifeDIY Sunglasses Case
DIY Tank Top Dress Tutorial
homemade rugHow to Make a Rug
How to Make a Shrug from a T-Shirt
How to Make a T-Shirt Dress
How to Make a T-Shirt Scrap Pillow
How to Turn a Dress into a Skirt
Magazine Holder Cozy
Make Your Own Vintage Tea Towels
Maternity Shirt Refashion
Quilted Notebook Cover
Shirt Skirt and Headband Tutorial
Shirt to Toddler Pants Tutorial
Sweater Pillow
T-Shirt Apron Tutorial
Toddler Skirt from Pants and T-Shirt
Upcycled T-Shirt Napkins
Upcycled T-shirt Rug Tutorial

Kid Related Projects

Some of these are things you can make for kids and some you can make with kids.

Bird’s Nest Spring Craft
Cereal Box Building BlocksCereal Box Building Blocks
DIY My Little Pony Keychain
Duct Tape Composition Notebook Cover
Easy Clothes Pin Chore Chart
Easy Sew Kids Waterproof Art Smock
Edible Marshmallow Paint
Homemade Heat Pad in Minutes with Kids
Homemade Singing Telegrams!
How to Build a Volcano Model
How to Make a Feather Pen
How to Make a Growth Chart Ruler
How to Make a Puppet Theater
How to Make a Puzzle Card
How to Make a Shopkins Headband
How to Make an Easy Superhero Cape | The Happy HousewifeHow to Make an Easy Superhero Cape
How to Make Garden Stones with Kids
Indoor Sandbox
Make a Tic Tac Toe Game (Kids Craft)
Mother’s Day Salt Dough Ornaments
Necktie Rattlesnake
Party Favor Picture Frame for TweensParty Favor Picture Frame for Tweens
Patriotic Felt Cuff Bracelets
Scrap Fabric TutuScrap Fabric Tutu
Shaving Cream Paint Fall Leaves
Toddler Music Station
Valentine’s Day Mail Bag

Holiday Projects

Making homemade gifts is one of my favorite things to do, so get your craft skills on with these projects for holidays throughout the year. (See more Homemade Christmas gifts here.)

Baby Jesus Craft
Burlap Valentine’s Banner
Coffee Filter Valentine’s Day Bouquet
DIY Flag Photo Collage Frame
Felt Valentine’s Day Cookies
How to make a Holiday Book Page BannerHoliday Book Page Banner
hot-sauce-bar-giftHomemade Gift for Men
How to Gift a Used ItemHow to Gift a Used Item
How to Make a Hymnal Angel
Make an Easy and Frugal Christmas Ornament
Make Your Own Valentine’s Day Bath Fizzies
No Mantle Stocking Holder
pipe cleaner gift decorationsPipe Cleaner Gift Decorations
Salt Dough Easter Ornaments
Salt Dough Ornaments
Toilet Paper Pumpkins
Homemade Wrapping Paper OrnamentWrapping Paper Christmas Ornament

Other DIY Projects

It’s hard not to have a miscellaneous category sometimes, but they are no less creative and fun!

DIY Mess KitDIY Mess Kit
DIY Tangerine Lip Scrub
Easy Embellished Flip Flops for Under $5
Homemade Gift in 5 Minutes
Homemade Lavender Hand Cream
Homemade Sugar Scrub
Homemade Sugar Scrub
How to Bling an OtterboxHow to Bling an Otterbox
How To Blow An Egg
How To Make A Sewing Kit
How to Make a Tablet Case
How to make an easelHow to Make an Easel
How to Make Butter | The Happy HousewifeHow to Make Butter
No-Sew Infinity Scarf
Pen Pal Kit
Peppermint Mocha Lip Scrub and Lip Balm
Singed Fabric Flower Tutorial
Upcycled T-Shirt Necklace Tutorial

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