Easy DIY ideas to spruce up your apartment.

Give Your Apartment a Refreshing look with these Summer DIY Decorations

The Summer season is almost upon us which means it’s time to start thinking about how to revamp your home. Instead of shelling out a lot of money on new furnishings and accessories, why not try some of these fun and innovative DIY suggestions that are perfect for your lovely home at NEON Burnsville?

Crafty Wagon Wheel Wreath

Imagine how a rustic wheel adorned with flowers could add an air of class to your living space. It’s a simple and affordable approach to add some charisma to your living space.

You will need a few supplies:

  • A wheel (check out any local home improvement store or browse online)
  • Faux flowers (available at any craft store or online)
  • Hot glue
  • Pair of scissors

Here are the step-by-step instructions:

  • Firstly, carefully clean and dry the wheel.
  • Trim the flowers to your preferred length.
  • Using a hot glue, start attaching the flowers from the centre and work your way out.
  • After you’re satisfied with the floral arrangement, let it dry.

And voila! You have your own rustic charm wagon wheel wreath. For detailed instructions, check the tutorial here.

Dazzling Neon Tube Vases

Get your hands on a neon acrylic bud vase from A Kailo Chic Life. It’s a stylish addition that brings a splash of color to any room in your apartment. This vase, made from colorful acrylic tubing and firmly affixed to a wooden base, can be displayed as is or painted in a color of your choice.

The vase is a fun way to add personality to your living space and can be beautifully adorned in your living area, bedroom or even your office space. It’s ever-changing; you can replace the flowers with different kinds each season or simply as per your mood. Bring home a splash of vibrance with a bud vase.

Beachy Vibe With Seashell Candles

Add a bit of seaside charm to your home with DIY seashell candles. Gather these easy-to-find supplies and get started.

You’ll need:

  • Tealights
  • Seashells
  • Wax
  • Double boiler
  • Spoon
  • A heat gun (optional)

And here’s how to make them:

  1. Start by melting the wax using a double boiler.
  2. Once melted, incorporate the shells into the wax.
  3. Stir well so they get evenly distributed.
  4. Pour the wax into tealight holders.
  5. Wait for the candles to solidify.

And there you have it—your homemade seashell candles! They’re a great complement to your décor that will surely lighten up your mood.

DIY Summer Potpourri

Making your own, homemade potpourri is indeed a better option to exude warmth into your home. Choose scents like lemongrass or Brazilian orange citrus and add a few drops of essential oils to intensify the fragrance. Here’s how you go about making your potpourri:

  • Gather a variety of dried flowers, herbs, and spices to form a unique aromatic blend.
  • Sometimes, you can add a few drops of essential oils to amplify the scent.
  • Store in a sealed container to maintain freshness.

Cheery Pillowcases

Get yourself some vibrant pillow coverings that are perfect for the season. They contribute color, texture, and pattern to your existing décor, and it’s surprisingly easy to do. Get some fabric and create the pillow covers.

Follow these simple pointers:

  • Select fabric that complements the season. For instance, summer calls for a light and breathable fabric like cotton, whereas colder months require something warm and cozy.
  • Opt for an easy pattern. There are numerous free patterns available online for you to choose from.
  • Sewing straight stitches and pressing your seams as you go, will provide a neat and finished look.

These are just a few ideas to help you bring a fresh new look to your home this summer. Stop by NEON Burnsville to get more inspiration for your space today.

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