By Elly Leavitt

Published on July 22, 2017

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It’s no secret that we love a good DIY around here, but sometimes they can be more trouble than they’re worth. Which is why we trust the online marketplace and general fountain of crafting wisdom that is Etsy for all our DIY needs. Looking for a fun at-home project? Eliminate the stress of starting from scratch and try one of the site’s many DIY kits. Here are some of our favorites.

 
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These round statement mirrors are everywhere lately, but they tend to be on the pricier side. For under $40 you can DIY your own, and they’re surprisingly easier than they look to assemble. The kit even comes with a step-by-step video.

DIY Sunburst Mirror Kit, $35.00

 
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We all love candles, but instead of buying pre-packaged ones why not make your own? Choose a container to fit your style and get started —this kit comes with an instructional booklet to guide you through every step of the process.

Soy Candle Making Kit, $80.00

 
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Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a seasoning newbie, this gardening kit is about to make cooking a lot easier. Save the hassle (and the trip to the supermarket) required to buy fresh herbs weekly with an at-home garden center that comes with six different herbs to choose from.

Herb Garden Kit, $24.00

 
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“If you can tie shoe laces, you can make these hanging planters for sure,” reads the description of this fun yellow macrame planter. Use it to brighten up an empty corner of your room and give your plants a new home.

DIY Yellow Beaded Hanging Planter, $3.99+

 
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If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at furniture building, here’s your chance: This chair is made with all-natural birch wood and can be stained to any color or tint of your choosing.

DIY Kit Chair “Oval Design”, $320.00+

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A DIY planter that looks stylish in its own right, this glass terrarium is super easy to assemble. Not interested in the accompanying plant? You can get order the terrarium alone for $5 less and add your own favorite succulent.

Glass Terrarium Planter

, $65.00

 
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Hey, it happens to the best of us. Veteran stitchers and rookie craftspeople alike will love this playful art piece.  

“I Can’t Adult Today” Cross Stitch Hoop Art, $14.70

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This tropical banner makes the perfect decor piece for your next summer party. And good news: It’s kid-friendly, meaning that you can give your little ones something to occupy themselves with while you tend to other hosting duties.

Paper Garland Kit, $13.06

 
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The great part about making your own beauty products is that you can see exactly what you’re putting on your skin. This body butter kit uses all natural, organic ingredients for a moisturizer you can feel good about using.

Organic Whipped Nut-Free Body Butter, $23.00

 
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Perfect for spicing up a boring wall, this woven macrame hanging art piece is easy to create and will last a long time.

Macrame Wall Hanging Kit

, $81.02

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