For Freebie Fridays for the month of January I've decided to go with a month long theme - DIY Decor. Sometimes just spicing up your surroundings spices up your life and gets you out of a rut. Here are some great tutorials to help you freshen up your interiors this New Year.
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BHG.com shared a tutorial on how to tart up a simple sheet to decorate your rooms, using stencils and stamps. Check out how effective the technique looks on this draped sheet used to create an over-bed canopy.
Go to BHG.com and check out their ideas for decorating a blank wall, including a great idea for making metal wall art.
I love this collection of letters, numbers, and frames and think it is great inspiration for bedroom decor. I found this image via one of Jennifer Hadfield's Pinterest boards and the wall itself is the genius of Stacey Willey. Click the link to see more from Stacey.
I love the light blue ombre effect on this dresser. In fact, everything in this blog post from Norsk Interior Blogger makes me drool with envy. To get some great inspiration, click the link.
If you want to recreate this type of ombre paint effect, check out this tutorial from Amber at Wills Casa on how to ombre a dresser.
Visit Marc Atiyolil to see a tutorial on how to makeover an ugly dresser with this fun shattered mirror technique.
DIY Network shared a how-to for sawing a single table in half to make two nightstands. Click the link to see how to do it and even watch a video.
Make a simple bedside table with a tutorial suitable for beginners on Lowes Creative Ideas.
Jen Hadfield of Tatertots and Jello shared a wonderful tutorial on how to make an easy DIY upholstered headboard. It only took Jen 30 minutes to create this amazing look!
Jen Hadfield also had this amazing tutorial on how she made a ruched duvet cover out of two fabric shower curtains. I want this duvet cover!
Make this amazingly feminine lamp using a wire basket and pearl strands found in the bridal section of a craft store with a tutorial designed by Chez Fifi and shared on Design Dazzle.
Curbly.com shared this image for an inspiring jewellery display. Below you'll find a couple of tutorials to help you recreate this look.
On jenny.gr get inspired to turn a simple frame into a jewellery display that will look fantastic in your bedroom. This link is in Russian (I think) but the idea is so simple, no words are necessary.
If you want to make your own mini dressform to hold your necklaces, try this video tutorial from Kim and Kris of the DIY Dish. The below video was meant as a pin cushion tutorial but would work very well as a jewellery holder:
If your bedroom is not as special as you would like it to be, I hope some of these tutorials will inspire you to better your bedroom!