If the thought of trying and failing another DIY craft or home improvement project has you contemplating throwing out your pinking shears forever, fret no more: There are actually DIY projects out there that actually easy (and not just easy for a Supermom). Here, we have 18 DIY project ideas that live up to the promise of being ridiculously simple and, dare we say it, foolproof? Check them out below and get inspired – even the crappiest of crafters can’t mess these up.Wrap an exercise ball in plastic wrap, then twirl string around the ball until you get your desired structure. Cover in wallpaper glue, and when it all dries, carefully remove the ball inside by deflating it. You’ll be left with a light fixture that will look great above a bed, sofa, or dining room table.
Use strips of cut up magazines to create a cool and colorful collage or mural for your wall. This is an excellent project to do with kids.
Make an awesome frame for a boring mirror using rope and glue. This would look most excellent in a beach-themed bathroom or guest bedroom.
When in doubt, simply take some paint and make your pots look awesome before planting spring flowers. This is a DIY project the whole family can get in on – and then everyone can take turns planting, too.
If you’re the artistic type, simply take a sharpie to a rock or pebble and create a unique design. If you can’t draw, try using a stencil, or recreating one of these bold patterns as best you can.
Conical pieces of newspaper make an excellent minimal wreath in this DIY project. You can also use the pages of your favorite book, or put a mirror in the center.
Never put a hot dish on your counter again. Instead, create these easy stone trivets to hold your cookware and keep your counters scorch-free.
Summer is almost here, which means its time for outdoor concerts, barbecues, and beaches. This top is perfect for all three, and is easily made using scissors and a few knots.
This art includes all members of the family – you could even dab your pet’s paw in a little paint! Hang it above the entryway to give visitors a pleasant greeting.
If you’ve got a bunch of spare wine and beer bottles lying around, you can cover them up with colorful rope and create instant decorations for your home.
This rug is made from a hula hoop and some old t-shirts. Kids can do this on their own with a little bit of supervision, and the rug makes a perfect accent for their bedrooms.
Using baking soda, essential oil, and a piece of colorful cloth, you can create an air freshener that’s just as effective and a lot less expensive than anything you’d find at a store.
Mod Podge is the crafter’s answer for just about everything, and this candle holder is no different. Cut out shapes from colorful paper and Mod Podge them to a glass candle holder to give your space some warm ambiance.
This easy weave is the answer to your knitting problems. Just follow along with the video (link below) to create this cozy knit – you’ll have a new scarf in 30 minutes or less.
A picture frame and some colorful paper are all you need to create this menu board. Use glass markers to write down your daily meals. Bonus: It spares you from having to answer everyone when they ask you what’s for dinner.
Slather a toilet paper roll in peanut butter, then roll it in some colorful birdseed. This feeder will last longer than expected, and your neighborhood birds will love you for it.
No knitting required, and light enough for spring.
Repurpose old denim to create these braided bracelets. Give one to the loved one who is always on your case to buy some new jeans.