By Shani Silver

Published on May 19, 2016

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Our favorite DIY bloggers keep us entertained for hours. We pin (and repin) ideas and inspirations galore, but some of the most beloved DIY projects on the internet aren’t for the novice crafter. This list, comprised entirely of projects we found on Jenny Komenda’s Little Green Notebook, is all about useful, practical DIY projects anyone, pro or no, can take on this summer and enjoy forever. Thanks, Jenny!

LOW TABLE FOR ALFRESCO DINING:

How cool is this?? It’s basically just plywood and legs, and you can pick the leg lenth that best suits your outdoor dining needs. We’d totally go the throw pillow route, if we were you!

Don’t fear the power drill!

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KIDS’ DRESS UP RACK:

The old attic trunk has had its day in the sun, now it’s time to turn the kiddo’s playspace into a fashion fortress, and with little more than piping, four wheels, and a piece of wood!

We’re thinking we need to make a grown-up version, too!

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CHALK BOARD TABLE:

Fans of reducing waste will absolutely love a table that’s meant to be its own canvas! If the little ones are bummed they can’t hang their creations on the fridge, simply snap a pic of their handiwork!

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SPRAY PAINTED VINYL CHAIR:

You guys…you can spray paint vinyl! It’s actually pretty easy, if you follow the steps in order. (No skipping)!

This changes everything about summer garage sale shopping!

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FLUFFY STOOL:

You know you want one of these every time you scroll past one on Instagram. They’re actually really easy to DIY, and they’re a perfect way to salvage an old stool that isn’t really adding much to your decor these days.

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KIDS CLEANING KITS:

This has to be the most genius way we’ve ever seen to get kids excited about chores. It’s also a low-key way to keep cleaning products organized!

Kids love a good personalization project!

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SPRAY PAINTED HARDWARE:

Further proof that we’re not stuck with anything we don’t like. Hardware is super simple to upgrade. The key to a long-lasting paint job is the primer!
Think of all the knobs and pulls that are about to get a makeover!

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THE PAINTED FAN:

No one, literally no one loves a sad brown fan. Sorry sad brown fan, you’ve gotta go, and thanks to this very simple DIY, you’re going soon.

(it’s a lot of parts, but don’t be scared to put them back together!)

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