Looking for some creative DIY crafts and ideas to make your bedroom decor awesome? This fun list of DIY bedroom decorating ideas for teens has a little of everything – lighting, wall art, curtains, accessories and more. With a few of these easy DIY projects for teens, your bedroom will quickly go from blah and boring to fun and colorful!
These DIY teen bedroom ideas are easy to make and can be customized to fit your taste and personality! Get inspired with these cool crafts for teens and start making your DIY bedroom ideas a reality. Some of my favorites from both Pinterest and Youtube, complete with links to an actual step by step tutorial or video with instructions. For easy DIY room decor ideas, try these creative projects for teen bedrooms.
37 DIY Teen Bedroom Ideas for Room Decor
1. DIY Door Decorating
via I Spy DIY
Washi tape is no longer what I thought it was… I must admit that I thought washi tape was a little young and too decorative for too many truly cool projects. This one has me rethinking this belief. I am so decorating my bedroom door with black and purple washi tape this weekend! Be sure to send pics if you do the same- add them in the comments below. This is one of those super easy projects to do at home that you wish you had thought of doing much sooner. So creative, so clever!
2. DIY String Art Sign
via Honey and Fitz
Dreamy rainbow string art. Make “dream” just like this or any word you like by printing out your type and setting your nails for the word you want. Make this for your room and look at it every morning when you wake up – what an inspiring way to start or end your day!
3. DIY Hammock Chair Tutorial
So this DIY hammock chair is one of the coolest room decor items ever, and not just for teenagers. Perfect in a reading nook or the corner of a teen or tween bedroom, adults and kids are going to love this DIY seating, too! Be sure to get enough canvas for the chair and get creative in your color combos! Easier to make than I would think, too! Follow the awesome step by step instructions by our heroes at A Beautiful Mess.
4. Washi Tape Light Switch Cover
via Clever Thursday
The washi tape is back. Not sure you should decorate your entire room with washi tape, but the door and light switch ideas sure are cool. Match them up with complimentary patterns and tapes and you are good to go with unique room decor that you can change when you no longer want it or find it to be quite as awesome as when you put it up.
5. DIY Tie-Dyed Pillowcase
This has to be one of my favorite DIY bedroom decorating ideas for teens because it is so much fun to make, and always turns out beautiful. This creative statement for your room is hard to mess up. Follow the step by step video tutorial to learn how to make Sharpie watercolor pillows.
6. DIY Doily Pendant Lighting
7. DIY Photo Frame
8. DIY Room Decor Ideas for Teens + Organization Tips
More cool DIY inspiration from Youtube plus organizing tips in this informative video. I learn so much from looking at the creativity and successes of others! You can get some unique and clever ideas for your own do it yourself decor here.
9. DIY Clothespin Mirror
10. DIY Photo Clock
I am always looking for interesting ways to display my photos so I can enjoy them and show them off. I don’t want ordinary, though, and am avoiding making a big gallery wall like my moms at all costs. This creative idea for photos is super simple but it totally works. Print your filtered instagram prints for an ultra cool effect. I wonder if people will even be printing photos 5 years from now. Who knows…
11. Flower String Lights
Jordan Ferney, who created Oh Happy Day, has some of the most creatively cool ideas ever. Most of them are not terrible expensive, either. This one uses colored cupcake wrappers to dress up Christmas lights. Easy DIY idea for your room, one that is pretty much assured not to be another Pinterest fail.
12. DIY Headboard Quote Made from Pallets
Love in the air, on the wall, in your room. Pretty pallet sign is a subtle statement we think is just fabulous.
13. Free Printables for Your Walls
For those without a ton of time or patience, this site will net you some pretty cool wall art ideas you can print at home for FREE. A popular idea for the less creative sort, too. Check out all the cool things you can instantly print and frame. (or not)
14. Washi Tape Frames
Did we say frame? These frames are made from washi tape. Make frames in minutes and put borders on your photos or prints. Looks great on quotes or pics, you choose. Another awesome tutorial by our friends at Design Sponge.
15. Mason Jar Fairy Lights
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16. Paper Napkin Garland Tutorial
This crafty idea is from one of the most beautiful DIY blogs around. Her photos are stunning, but the project tutorials are also super well done. Not afraid of a Pinterest fail on this one. Looking for uses for leftover party napkins and/or an almost free DIY project idea? Here is nirvana. Hope yours turns out as well as mine did. I made one with my baby cousins pink and purple birthday party napkins. Now, the question is, do you go to parties and start keeping the napkins for projects? Is that rude? I so hope that is not me, but it just may be someday soon if I don’t stop now…
17. Ping Pong Ball Pendant Light
18. DIY Faux Flower Monogram
19. Heart Photo Wall
Love, love, love. I absolutely adore this idea for displaying boyfriend photos. Well, if I had a boyfriend. But still…This is cool because you can dedicate an entire corner to prince charming and then if he turns into a frog, instantly remove and replace. hahaha. The quote thing is cool, too. I have a ton of quotes and things I’d like to see, and if I had that boyfriend, maybe some notes or letters from him, too. No tutorial necessary for this one, girls!
20. String Lights on Mason Jar Pedestals
Yep. I know this may be going just a tad bit overboard, as this is a dollar store craft, a mason jar craft and also a DIY project using string lights, but hey, this is what is popular, right? Reminds me a little bit of the redneck wine glass, unfortunately, but these are actually very pretty and a perfect choice for teen girl bedroom decor. Add garlands of stars for an extra effect and you get to decide whether your string lights will be clear or colorful. A candlestick compliments of the dollar store, some E600 glue, and you are ready to make this easy DIY idea. LED lights strings with batteries are also availing for $1 at Michaels or a dollar store. Be sure to get cordless LEDs for this DIY project.
21. DIY Yarn Art Letters
22. DIY Dreamcatcher
23. Thumbtack Word Art
24. Starry Night String Light Decor for Your Bed
This one does not have a “how to” but you are not going to need one. Simply string up your lights and a couple of sheer draperies from the ceiling. Mrs Jones has some other lovely photos and ideas, though. Be sure to check them out here.
25. Instagram Coaster Prints
26. DIY Ceiling Fan Art
27. DIY Fur Chair Tutorial
28. DIY Yarn Chandelier
29. DIY Shaggy Heart Pillow
This adorably cute DIY pillow is super simple to make. A fun and easy DIY idea that can be made in a couple of hours, this pillow makes a cool homemade gift for teens, for friends or even a craft to make and sell. The roses are made with a glue gun, too, and the technique works on not only pillows, but DIY wall art, pallet signs and pretty much anything else you might dream of. Learn how with this fun DIY tutorial.
30. DIY String Art Heart
31. Paint Chip Heart – DIY Wall Art
32. DIY Paint Chip Calendar
Learn how to make an epic calendar with this DIY paint chip calendar tutorial by Cheltenham Road. The use of glass and dry erase markers lets you redo the calendar every month. Pretty cool, right?
33. Crafty Pastel Painted Mason Jars
34. Hanging Macrame Planter From Old Shirt
35. Wishes and Dreams Jar
37. DIY Plastic Spoon Mirror
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