25 Easy DIY Projects for Bedrooms and Nooks

by craftmin | January 2, 2018

A cozy bedroom and a quiet nook – hallmarks we all want for ourselves and our homes. With the hustle and bustle of work and personal responsibilities, let these diy projects for bedroom, nook, and other private spaces give you quiet and relief. With a simple touch, a quick nap or a few pages reading your book of the month can restore your sense of balance. Let your eyes feast and your spirit repose.

Fun DIY Projects for Bedrooms, Nooks, and Other Private Places

(1) Bloom and monogram

DIY Projects for Bedroom blooming monogram

Stamp your room with your identity with this beautiful blooming monogram, or maybe you can make this pretty project as a gift to a parent, grandparent or your bestie. But for whatever reason, the flowery letter speaks of intimacy and friendship.

Source: DIY Blooms and Monogram

(2) Happy to hang

DIY Projects for Bedroom hanging open shelf

A hanging shelf, why not? Add a little bit of happy greenery to your private space with this hanging open shelf. Maybe partner this project with your very own private hammock for a great back porch idea. Pick a diy backyard project or two to liven up your private space.

Source: DIY Project for a Bedroom, Nook and Other Private Places – Hanging Shelf

(3) Suchlicious succulents


Easy-to-care for with a fresh and healthy vibe, these are the succulents for you. Colorful and interesting, you can make yourself a little terrarium or pot of succulents and flowers to brighten up your day and lighten the atmosphere of your room.  A little plant and colorful flower can go a long way.

Source: Succulents for Your Little Nooks

(4) Crazy for cork

Make these mini cork boards for reminders and cute pictures as you spread the color. Spread the fun too.

Source: DIY Colorful Circle Cork Boards

(5) Make mine sheer

diy projects for bedroom lighted sheer draperies

A lovely pair of sheer drapes partnered with fairy lights for a pretty boudoir or bedroom.

Source: Sheer Lighted Draperies

(6) Fruits of the oil and jar

DIY Projects for Bedroom fruit and oil mason jars

Scent and sight all wrapped together in light and fruits – what an amazing idea. Gather mason jars, fruits of choice, and oil and you can make this simple but heartwarming diy project for the bedroom or your boudoir. Light up with whimsical style.

Source: All Fruity and Oil Mason Jar Lights

(7) A head for lights

DIY Projects for Bedroom lighted up headboard

Make your headboard all light and bright with this easy-to-do project.  Make your bedroom look fabulous and fancy while you sleep or relax for some quiet time of your own. It would also be a great background for selfies.

Source: DIY Headboard Lights

(8) Happy hammock

DIY Projects for Bedroom hammock

This is a great project for your quiet corner of the porch where you can watch the sunset or maybe have a quiet hour or two to read a book.  Or have a relaxing place to surf the internet or read your favorite diy blog.

Source: DIY Projects for Bedroom, Nook, and Other Private Places – Hammock

(9) Strings and lights

DIY Projects for Bedroom light photo wall

Nothing is as calming as the warm lights welcoming you home but imagine those and a wall of your favorite memories laid out to bring you a smile. You can even do this simple and easy project for a birthday or anniversary surprise as a wall of photographs which will become even more alive with strings of flickering lights to highlight each stream of memory that you treasure.

Source: Easy Light Project for a Bedroom

(10) Wrap a yarn

diy projects for bedroom yarn letters

With just a piece of wood, glue and some yarn in hues of your favorite colors and you can make your own personalized monogram. Make one for you and your bestie or maybe one for each member of the family to hang on their bedroom wall or door. More yarn projects can be made with diy nail and string art.

Source: DIY Yarn Wrapped Letters

(11) Rustic Lights

DIY Projects for Bedroom twine lights

These soft intimate lights are all balled up in twine for a homey and rustic feel. If you can’t be out in the country camping, then bring the country indoors with a little rustic feel of your own. The soft lights also give intimacy and comfort, light old-fashioned bonfires under an open sky. 

Source: Rustic Lights for Bedrooms, Nooks, and Other Private Places

(12) Punching in the lights

DIY Projects for Bedroom tincan lamp

A few holes make this pretty lit up can – upcycling at its best.

Source: DIY Tin Can Lights

(13) Pom the pillow

DIY Projects for Bedroom pom pom pillows

Cute and cheery, these pom pom pillows add a sense of fun to your cozy little nook.  Enjoy bright colors to bring a smile as you squish them softly.

Source: DIY Pom Pom Pillows

(14) Pom the rug

DIY Projects for Bedroom pompom rug

This rug provides soft and squishy pampering for your feet when you can’t have soft lush green lawn for a barefoot walk. Comfort your senses with this easy and fun pompom rug that you can easily make with a pom pom pillow. Watch your pet or child have a fun romp on it too or make another of these easy diy rug ideas for your nook and bedroom.

Source: DIY Projects for Bedroom, Nook, and Other Private Places – Pompom Rug

(15) Pouf the magic

DIY Projects for Bedroom pouf

Soft and hassle-free, poufs are multi-functional but totally cozy. Better yet, you can upcycle several old sweaters or bulky shirts for a collection of your own. Plump up the cozy in your bedroom or your cozy nook in the living room.

Source: DIY Pouf Project

(16) Goody bowls

DIY Projects for Bedroom nesting bowls

What makes a space cozy is the cocooning that we feel, making it a private and safe place to stay. How to make a big room cozy? Break it apart with cozy nooks. On a smaller scale, place bowls on top of a table or on bookshelves, to create little pockets of space that our eyes can sense. Add little familiar bits like old coins, cute pins or colorful stones for aesthetics and for a sense of home.

Source: DIY Projects for Bedroom, Nook, and Cranny – Goody Bowls

(17) Vintage teacup lights

DIY Projects for Bedroom tea cup lights

Go pretty and vintage with these teacup candle holders. Why not mix and match tea cups you can pick up in garage sales to create your own pretty picture in the bedroom? Or maybe put them in the den and partner with beautiful diy candle holders for a little romantic hour or so.

Source: DIY Teacup Candle Holders

(18) DIY Ping Pong lights


Light and more lights – all together in this fun pingpong and lights project.

Source: DIY Ping Pong Lights

(19) Catch me a dream

DIY Projects for Bedroom dream catcher

Make your own dream catcher with a few colorful scraps and your own personal momentos. Weave in your personality and your very own symbols.

Source: DIY Dreamcatcher

(20) The pleasure of pillows

DIY Projects for Bedroom macaron pillows

All cozy places start with comfort and softness, and nothing exemplifies both like pillows – squishy, soft, and so huggable. Now pillows can be as pleasurable to look at as they are to touch with their fluffiness. Have as much fun making them as squeezing them.

Source: Pillows for DIY Projects for Bedroom or Boudoir

(21) Glitter light

DIY Projects for Bedroom glitter lights

An empty mason jar and glitter make this pretty jar your own personal bottled happiness. Make several for family and friends and share with the happy.

Source: DIY Projects for Bedroom, Nook, and Other Private Places – Glitter Jar

(22) Laundry day colors

diy projects for bedroom braided laundry basket

Upcycle old shirts with this braided laundry bag that will brighten up a corner of your room. If you want, use it to store toys and pet stuff to put some sense of order and color in the house.

Source: DIY Braided Laundry Basket

(23) Light up with clouds

DIY Projects for Bedroom cloud lights

To wander as a cloud, evoking days and nights and go with the flow. Couple the cottony clouds with lights will make for a comfortable easy-going atmosphere.

Source: Cloud Lights for the Bedroom

(24) Crazy Knits

There is no need for sewing or knitting expertise with this very easy cozy blanket you can knit on your own.

Source: DIY Chunky Knit Throw

(25) Macrame hanging planter

diy projects for bedroom macrame shirt planter

Upcycle an old bright-colored shirt for this macrame planter to hang in your favorite cozy nook. This diy pineapple plant lamp will make things cozier and more whimsical.

Source: DIY Macrame Shirt Planter