DIY Craft Projects for Every Room of Your Home

Get your paint brushes and craft tools ready! We've rounded up our 10 favorite Martha Stewart craft projects that will bring a touch of DIY style to your home. From intricately stenciled patterns to kid-friendly decorations, each idea can be customized to your design aesthetic and color palette.

Patterned kitchen backsplash made from adhesive vinyl photo

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Kitchen: Eye-Catching Backsplash

Create the look of an artisan tile backsplash without a construction-heavy kitchen makeover. This graphic pattern is made from adhesive vinyl that applies smoothly to a variety of surfaces. It can be easily removed and won't leave behind sticky residue for up to two years. As style trends and your décor preferences change, update to a new pattern or color. It's also a great DIY if you rent your home and aren't able to make permanent adjustments. (Martha Stewart Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle is $279.99, materials price varies; michaels.com)

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Headboard with Martha Stewart stencil design photo

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Master Bedroom: Embellished Headboard

Instead of artwork, create a statement piece for your bedroom by adding a graphic design to your headboard. The intricacy of this batik pattern is easy to create with a laser-cut stencil and craft paint. Use the same stencil to adorn a side table or dresser for a cohesive look that looks custom-ordered but is actually DIY. (Stencil is $8.39, craft paint price varies; michaels.com)

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Vinyl airplane and cloud wall decals as a DIY project for a kid's room photo

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Little Boy's Bedroom: Personalized Wall Décor

Create a fun wall mural featuring your son's favorite toy, sports activity, or interest–no paint required! This DIY project also features adhesive vinyl that can be easily repositioned and removed. The decal can also be applied to other hard surfaces like the closet door and soft fabrics like curtains. (Martha Stewart Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle is $279.99, materials price varies; michaels.com)

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Pink dresser and canvas hamper with stencil princess, horse, and castle embellishments photo

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Little Girl's Bedroom: Furniture Fit for a Princess

Refresh an old dresser with a fresh coat of craft paint and a magical motif. This stencil pack features 20 designs including castles, dragons, princesses, and knights–oh my! The stencil sheets can be adhered to your crafting surface, which provides control while painting and helps with precision. When you're done, wipe them clean with soap and water and save for the next fairytale project. (Stencil is $5.39, craft paint price varies; michaels.com)

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Bathroom with painted stencil wall made to look like wallpaper photo

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Bathroom: An Alternative to Wallpaper

It's hard to believe, but this impressive accent wall isn't covered in wallpaper! It's been created with a stencil featuring a beautiful Chinoiserie design, inspired by Chinese and East Asian artistic traditions, and craft paint. The laser-cut stencil is made from durable Mylar and includes seven intricate designs, like this delicate bird and branch pattern. (Stencil is $8.39, craft paint price varies; michaels.com)

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DIY craft project of an iron-on pineapple graphic on a throw pillow photo

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Living Room: Playful Pops of Color

Can you ever have too many decorative pillows? When they're this easy to embellish, we say the answer is no. Your ultimate crafting machine, the Martha Stewart Cricut Explore Air 2, does most of the work. It cuts the intricate pieces to form this flirty pineapple and all you have to do is iron it onto the pillow cover with the Martha Stewart Cricut EasyPress. The color and design possibilities are seemingly endless! (Martha Stewart Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle is $279.99, materials price varies; michaels.com)

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Kids homework station decorated with dinosaur stencils by Martha Stewart photo

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Homework Station: Dino-mite Desk Accessories

Homework may not be the kids' favorite activity, but this craft project will keep their work station neat and add a dose of fun. This family-friendly pack of adhesive stencils includes 15 designs inspired by the Jurassic age. With their favorite colors of craft paints, embellish storage bins, magazine files, and more. (Stencil is $5.39, craft paint price varies; michaels.com)

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Canvas storage bins personalized with transportation-theme stencils photo

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Playroom: Customized Storage Solutions

Go from chaos to organized following an active day in the playroom by personalizing plain canvas storage bins with stencils of fun transportation-themed motifs and bright colored craft paint. Group similar toys into the same bin or dedicate a bin to each child. (Stencil is $5.39, craft paint price varies; michaels.com)

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Custom coat rack with DIY adhesive vinyl numbers labeling the hooks photo

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Mud Room: Multi-Purpose Hook Rack

This wood hook rack is the space-saving organization solution your entryway needs. It's slim profile takes advantage of open wall space in a narrow hallway and isn't as distracting as open cubbies. If you don't have a full mud room, carve out a dedicated spot near the front door or garage. It becomes a convenient place for the family to hang jackets, backpacks, and other belongings once they walk in the door. Customize the wood plaque with adhesive vinyl cut to family members' initials or numbers. (Martha Stewart Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle is $279.99, materials price varies; michaels.com)

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Gray porch bench with DIY leaf-print cushion photo

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Front Porch: Stylish Comfort

Refresh your outdoor space by bringing new life to the front porch bench. Add a coat of weather-resistant craft paint to transform the wooden structure and a stenciled, nature-inspired motif to the cushion. Carry the leaf design to pillows, a tabletop, or flower pots to create a cohesive look. (Stencil is $8.39, craft paint price varies; michaels.com)

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