If you are reading this post then you probably have a teenager that constantly brags about needing something new in his/her bedroom. But no worries, you can easily spice things up in your teen’s room by adding some fun decorations you can make on your own, without spending tons of money. Whether it is a wall art, light fixture, make up or desk organizer – you can always find a way to add something new. For your inspiration only, we have selected 10 cool DIY teen room decor projects that are easy, fun and budget friendly. Take a look and choose your favorite, or simply get inspired and create something new. Then share it with us, of course!
Make-up Magnet Board
If you have a teenage girl then you are probably fed up of finding make-up pieces all over her room. Here is a great idea on how to help your little lady to organize her make-up in a fun and budget friendly way. We are sharing this awesome tutorial that will show you how to make a make-up magnet board out of an old, ugly picture frame. Very original and very useful!
Paper Heart Wall Art
Bring a pop of color into your teenager’s room with this paper heart wall art that is fun and easy to make. And guess what – it costs only $2! You will need some leftover wood and scrapbook paper. Choose the colors of the hearts so they match the color pallet of the room and decorate the front of the wood with lace, fabric or whatever you wish.
Chicken Wire Light Fixture
Your teenage boy will love this light fixture in his room and you can totally make it on your own. What you need is: 14 inch embroidery hoop, wood filler, chicken wire, wire, wire cutters, glue gun, round outlet cover and some spray paint (Oil Rub Bronze was used for the one on the photo). We love the final result!
DIY Polka Dot Bin
Here is a perfect summer DIY for your teens’s room! This fun polka dot bin will add a pop of color and a great way to organize your child’s summer favorites like bikinis, glasses, shorts etc… The best part is that it is so easy to be made and so budget friendly. There is a useful video tutorial that will help you make this awesome bin so go ahead and check it out.
DIY Thrift Store Filing Cabinet
You can make this inexpensive cabinet out of any kind of old furniture. Here is everything you will need for this project: 2 colors of Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint, filing cabinet from the thrift store, paint brush, dust rag, screwdriver and a sanding block. There is even a video tutorial included.
Sparkly mason jars and glittery flowers
This is a great idea for a nice, inexpensive decor for your teen’s bedroom. For making this sparkly mason jars filled with beautiful glittery flowers you will need: a mason jar, fake flowers, litter masking tape, Modge Podge and a paint brush. Choose flowers in your child’s favorite color.
iPhone box desk organizer
Here is a simple, eco-friendly way to create a nice desk organizer for your teen’s room out of a plain iPhone box. You will need the following supplies for this project: 1 iPhone box, sticky notes and/or sticky flags, pens, pencils, highlighters, scissors, paper clips, etc, magnets , contact paper, rub on transfers, stickers. When you have everything ready just follow the simple step-by-step tutorial.
Easy Hexagon Wall Treatment
If you want a quick update for your teen’s room this is a great choice! Especially if there is a blank wall in the room that desperately needs decorating. Add a geometric pattern to the wall with this 3-D effect hexagons. Paint the hexagons to add a pop of color to the room. So trendy!
How cute are this paper butterflies? And they are so easy to make and so budget friendly. Make them and you will have a fun decoration for a teen’s room. Choose suitable colors and attach them to the wall, on a mirror’s frame, on the bed’s headboard etc. All you need is some card stock and paint. For making the white details use a correction pen.
This photo letter makes a great room decoration and a thoughtful, personalized graduation gift. To make it you will need the following supplies: paper mache letter, Mod Podge, photographs, scissors, sponges or paint brushes, paint for sides if you choose and a pen. Choose your favorite photos of you and your child and paint your letter your desired color before adding them.