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DIY Tutorials & Home Decor

DIY Tutorials & Home Decor

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!

The Old Summers Home Decor & DIY Tutorials

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!

Until next time,


The Old Summers Home

Cheese Grater Up-Cycle

Do you have an old cheese grater laying around ready for the trash? WAIT! Check out this DIY Inspiration and create some decor with a purpose! This easy to do cheese grater up-cycle makes a beautiful farmhouse style vase and towel holder. the perfect addition to your farmhouse kitchen decor! Come and see how it is done at The Old Summers Home.

Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. I have mentioned this before and probably will a million times on this blog hahaha…. my favourite thing to do is repurpose and give new life and meaning to old things. This cheese grater up-cycle is one of these projects. So if you have an old grater […]

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Farmhouse Grocery Sign Tutorial

Farmhouse Grocery Sign Tutorial 1 Farmhouse Grocery Sign Tutorial The Old Summers Home Creating your own home decor gives you the opportunity to add your own personal touch. Check out our Decor and DIY Tutorials to help get you started!

Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Since we built our pantry we have yet to finish off the area and I really wanted to add a farmhouse styled sign to the wall portion above the door. I settled on making this Farmhouse Grocery Sign and I’m so pleased with the end result! It adds […]

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Command Centre – A Picture Frame Up-Cycle

Coomand Center from an old picture.Featuring a chalkboard

Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I want o talk a bit about family life. When you have a family, life can be chaotic and very busy!  It can be hard to remember every appointment and social event coming up when you’re constantly on the go. The solution? A Command Centre! Having […]

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DIY Glitter Chart

Take your crafting game to a whole new level with our DIY Glitter Chart! This is the perfect way to display all your glitter options at tradeshows or easily send a picture to your online customers. Come and see how easy it is to create your very own on The Old Summers Home!

Hi and welcome to another post from The Old Summers Home. Today I want to share a quick DIY project with all you crafters out there. If you love glitter then you will love this quick and handy little DIY Glitter Chart. But Why A DIY Glitter Chart? Some of you may be wondering what […]

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DIY Pallet Wall – Laundry Room Makeover

DIY pallet wall

Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m showing you how to I made my feature wall for our laundry area. If you want to add some texture and create a wall focal point then a DIY rustic pallet wall is a great way to establish this. The natural wood adds rustic charm […]

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Our Mudroom Laundry Room Before & After

Mudroom Laundry room before and after. An over look of all that went on in this renovated area at The Old Summers Home

Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we are going to look at our mudroom laundry room before and after!   We bought this old house 8 years ago. This is our first home we have purchased and it has been quite the learning experience. Owning your own home opens lots of doors […]

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DIY Vintage Book Set- 10 minute tutorial

Our DIY Vintage Book Set is perefct for any room in your home that you want to add some rustic farmhouse home decor to. This frugal tutorial works well in any room!

Hi there, and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today we will be making our own DIY Vintage Book Set. One thing you should know about me is that I LOVE PINTEREST! I love everything DIY and that is so easily accessible to find on Pinterest. Much of the inspiration for my rustic farmhouse decor […]

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Picture Frame Lantern Tutorial

Picture Frame Lantern Tutorial 9 picture frame lantern tutorial The Old Summers Home Creating your own home decor gives you the opportunity to add your own personal touch. Check out our Decor and DIY Tutorials to help get you started!

Welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m going to show you a super simple, quick and cute DIY project that I’m sure you will love! Our picture frame lantern tutorial will you help you create a little piece of rustic decor for your home. Picture Frame Lantern Supplies 4 picture frames of the same […]

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Herringbone Laundry Room Table Project

Herringbone Laundry Room Tutorial by The Old Summers Home

Here at The Old Summer Home we’ve been tackling our awful mudroom/laundry room. This room has been an eyesore ever since we bought this house 8 years ago. Yes, 8 whole years I’m ashamed to say! In short we really needed this upgrade for quite some time.Finally a month ago I decided to kick my […]

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