Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home. I love to create new home decor and in this category, I will show you my favorite completed DIY decor projects and tutorials. Everything from the laundry room to kitchen upgrades to little knick-knacks to create your own personalized decor touch!
Adding a personal touch to your home with an easy DIY decor project is the perfect way to make your house a home and on a budget too! When you create something for your own place you can add unique details that you want. Customizing decor makes it all worth your time and energy and really speaks volumes about your personality. Not to mention the pride that you feel when you make something absolutely beautiful with your own two hands. You can also find our easy outdoor DIY projects here too like our Raised Garden Bed Pallet Project or our Cast Iron Bench makeover.
Because I love decor so much I want to share our easy DIY tutorials with you so that you too can create and learn a few new ideas. I love to find cheap and easy decor ideas that I can whip up in a snap because life is busy and kids are expensive!
When renovating and remodeling, you have the perfect opportunity to change up the vibe and feel of your home. These are what I did to create my own rustic farmhouse decor. You will find our home renovations, makeovers and tutorials here as well. I hope you find these easy step by step home decor & frugal DIY tutorials helpful. Keep on the lookout as I will keep adding more and more.
I hope you are inspired to get crafting and creating some budget-friendly home decor from our easy DIY Tutorials. Have fun!
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. I have been drooling over all the great fall decor ideas over on HomeBNC and I thought it was about time I give my own DIY Fall Decor Project a go! The following project is as easy as they come. I whipped this up in 10 minutes […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m sharing 5 of the most popular Fall Quotes and how to craft with them to add to your fall decor! As fall is quickly approaching it is time to glam up our home decor with the best fall quotes for this time of year. There […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we are sharing how to make our Farmhouse Christmas Wreath. This perfect DIY project is easy to make in a matter of minutes and now includes a great video to make the perfect Christmas bow! Firstly, there are two things in this world that I officially […]
Today I’m sharing a quick summer project I recently completed. We have had this poor neglected bench for far too long left in its terribly sad state. I am going to show you how to restore an old iron bench into a beautiful garden bench! This DIY tutorial is easy to do and will give […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I want to share one of my favourite upholstery projects, one that I did just for me. This is my Victorian Chair DIY Makeover which is distressed yet elegant. This vintage chair reupholstery project surpassed all my expectations. It is the first time I have ever […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I want to show you a recent addition to our Mudroom. Our Simple Family Gallery Wall and the 6 Stunning Ideas behind it! I have always had a love for gallery walls. When we did our mudroom/laundry room makeover we had a large wall with nothing […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m showing you how I built this DIY Farmhouse Backyard Bench in under 20 minutes. This is such a simple tutorial and the bench is solid and gorgeously rustic. I’m currently sitting on this bench as I type this, I just love it so much. I […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we are going to show you 15+ affordable ways to add farmhouse charm to your laundry room makeover on a budget. What a lot of people don’t realize is that you can create an amazing new look even if you are on an extremely tight budget. […]
Hello and welcome to The Old summers Home! I’m so excited to share a DIY project with you all again! Today I’m showing you our DIY Flip Stir Whisk Mason Jar Tutorial! This has to be one of my favourite projects that I have completed for our kitchen. I love to create projects that have […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m going to show you 10 brilliant ways to create curb appeal. Whether you’re selling, remortgaging or just want to add some extra value to your home this post will help you to do just that. For each of these 10 ways to create curb appeal, […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I will show you how we took our entryway from dark, dreary and chaotic turning it into a bright and cheery farmhouse nook with great organizational features. You will see how our Mudroom Entryway Bench featuring Shiplap Walls has completely transformed our home! Previously when you […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I want to tell you all about our crazy sock conundrum. First off what is it with companies selling children’s socks that have one matching pair in a six pack? Are they trying to make us all go insane? Sigh, I recently found these socks on […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I want to tell you about one of my favourite quick and easy projects, The Reverse Canvas Sign! Not only is this easy it can also be extremely budget-friendly! Sometimes we all just need a cheap and easy craft to beautiful our home. The reverse canvas […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we have a great laundry room change holder idea for you! While doing the laundry how often do you find coins in pockets or at the bottom of the washer at the end of the cycle? All the time around here! I used to put them […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home! When redoing a room it can add up extremely fast. Especially the finishing touches. One large expense for a room can be the trim. Window, door, crown and baseboards- it all adds up quickly and can easily be a few hundred dollars. Today I’m going to show […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m showing you a quick and easy DIY Mason Jar Project-how to make your very own Mason Jar Toothbrush Holder if you’ve got 5 minutes you’ve got time for this simple to do DIY! If there is one thing I have learnt since having children it […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Since I’ve started blogging I’ve been working on my laptop all over the house. Not always in the best postural positions. Today I decided I needed to make myself a no-sew DIY lap desk for my laptop. I asked for some opinions on Facebook and took what […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m going to show you how we updated our kitchen cupboards. We bought our home 8 years ago and at the time it had burgundy cupboards at the top and no doors. The colour worked with the previous owner’s decor. I personally found the cabinets too […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m going to show you my latest addition to the mudroom/laundry room series. These beautiful Farmhouse Shutters are so simple to make and a perfect window treatment alternative. I knew I wanted something that would blend well with the newly renovated space but that would also […]
Hi there, welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m going to share our super easy DIY Mop/ Broom Holder with you. It is even quicker if you own a Silhouette, Cricut, or another cutting machine. If you are tired of searching for your broom and mop or don’t have a convenient place to store […]
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