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Let's Get Crafty - Part 13

For weeks now you have been looking at the same four walls and the same furniture. There is no clear timeline of when things will get back to normal. So use this time at home to make your home more beautiful and organized. In the last installment of the Let's Get Crafty series, PART 13 focuses on storage and organization crafts and furniture DIYs that will add color and charm to your home. All of today's projects are perfect for a family to do together. Go room by room and make some changes to your home decor with these ideas.

 If you have not read parts 1-12 of this at-home crafting series, make sure you go back and read for craft ideas to keep your family busy. 

Make sure you are following Plaid on social media and are signed up for our Plaid Crafts newsletter (click the "Email Signup" button on the side of your screen) for MORE project ideas to beat your boredom blues. Show us your crafts and creations using #PlaidCrafts. You could be featured on our social media channels.

Before we jump into the ideas below...

We are calling on all of YOU to take the #GetCraftyChallenge!

1. Create something crafty.
2. Share it on social media using #GetCraftyChallenge and #PlaidCrafts.
3. Tag 5 friends to get crafty too! 

Your crafts could end up in our Fan Friday segment. Let's see how creative we can all be together!

Furniture Crafts

Are you intimidated by furniture painting? Take some tips and tricks from some of our friends to make your furniture piece stand out. 

Learn the proper way to paint a furniture piece in this video with Barb Blair. 

Upscale a thrifted piece into an entryway organizer to house all those things you need as you head out the door.
Give an old, tired coffee table a new look with this faux shiplap technique in this Furniture Flip episode.

Add some color to an old vanity for the perfect place for you pre-teen to get ready.

Turn your favorite records into a statement furniture piece for your home. 
Transform your dresser into a pop art conversation piece that is personalized just for you.
Create backyard, family fun by giving your picnic table a new look. 

Turn a storage cabinet into a source of happiness and fun with this painted DIY that would brighten any day.

Transform a stool into a conversation piece with this shibori covered cushion. 

Give your tired furniture a modern twist with this geometric, painted design DIY.
Reuse and relove those old crates you have sitting in the garbage to create a stunning and contemporary storage piece. 

Download our FREE e-book with furniture Mod Podge project inspiration and tips HERE.

Storage & Organization Crafts

Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions. 

Add a simple stripe of color to a collection of baskets and bins to give your home a more cohesive look.

Use our extra-large wooden wreaths to add more shelf space to your tiny room or apartment. 

Give your footlocker some style with this unique geometric, Mod Podge project. 

Make your desk storage a little more colorful with this painted basket craft.

Personalize your child's toy chest with their name or favorite characters for a decor piece they will cherish for years.

Add a pop of color to your space when you paint your magazine rack with this bold splash of red.

Drop your jewelry in a hand-painted marbleized creation with the help of FolkArt Marbling paint

Cover your desk organizers in your favorite wrapping paper designs to give your space a subtle design.


Check out this amazing craft box organizer our influencers, The Crafty Lumberjacks created with FolkArt acrylic paint and Mod Podge.

See how FolkArt Color Shift and FolkArt Glitterific are used to create an eye-catching storage piece. 

Store your child's book in this beautiful and easy to make dinosaur upcycled DIY piece. 

What home decor furniture pieces have you upcycled? Share with us on social media using #PlaidCrafts

Happy Crafting!
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