I love all things bright and cheery. Let’s face it, surrounding ourselves with happy and colorful things is kinda infectious, isn’t it? It’s hard to be in a grumpy mood when your own home is practically yelling at you to pull it together and smile! So today’s post is dedicated to all things decorating that make us smile.

Speaking of handmade pillows, from Laura Gummerman at ‘A Beautiful Mess’, learn to make DIY outdoor pillows, to brighten up those outdoor rooms as well! She shows you three different ways in this tutorial…

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Chelsea at ‘Making Home Base’ shows us how she took this worn chest and made her mint painted nightstand from it! I LOVE this! Want a little more color? French blue? Bright coral?

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Need something a little fun? Try this ping pong ball pendant light via ‘Poppytalk’… Spray paint, happy smiles!

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Our next project is an inspirational dining room from ‘Sanna and Sani‘. The bright color of the table, the mismatched colorful chairs, the handmade pillows and the pretty bright plates on the wall all cheer up this friendly room up!

DIY Projects for a Bright and Cheery Home

 

Make this colorful patchwork headboard from ‘BHG’ with this easy tutorial. Foam squares and fabric! Use any colors or patterns you like…

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Here is an easy and fast afternoon idea from ‘Young House Love‘… Paint the inside of your front door a great color!

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Easy accessory? These DIY gold dipped plant pots from ‘PB Teen’ will brighten up any tabletop.

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Another fast idea from ‘Nalle’s House‘, using her DIY fabric drawer liners adds cheer to drawer interiors and brightens those spaces we don’t see. (Well, until we go to put away the laundry!)

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From ‘Lowes’, make this colorful wooden floor mat from inexpensive pine boards. Easy to follow tutorial.

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From ‘BHG‘, add a little square of chalkboard paint to a pretty colorful pot. Simple!

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From ‘This Old House‘, paint the front risers of your stairs in random shades of the same hue for a color punch!

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From ‘The Design Files‘, this colorful dining room is filled with bright and cheery inspiration! Click through to see other great ideas for adding color!

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Lastly, from ‘McKenna Bleu‘, this is another home packed full of inspiration. Lot’s of great photos!

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Image Credits: Sanna and Sania, A Beautiful Mess, Making Home Base, Poppytalk, BHG, Young House Love, PB Teen, Nalle's House, Lowe's, BHG, This Old House, Design Files, Mckenna Bleu

 


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1 Comment

  1. Michael March 20, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    Great idea on painting the inside of front door…now I just have to come up with a great color.

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