With some extra time on our hands these days, you might be looking for a Mid Mod project to turn your attention to. We’ve rounded up 10 easy mid century DIYs for you to do and brighten up your home. From glassware to table runners and candle holders, you can add small touches or make a big impact with these DIYs. Take a look and get crafting!
Paint Chip Wall Art
Whether you have a bunch of old paint chips collected in your junk drawer or you gather a few from your local home improvement store this weekend this is a great Paint Chip Art tutorial from E makes good use of a free material.
Terrazzo Side Table
Make your own terrazzo? Yes please! Hunker shows how to create your own terrazzo side table with cement and bits of stone. While beginners can handle this project, it’s a good one if you feel like flexing your DIY muscles and craftsmanship skills.
The hexagonal honeycomb shape is classic mid century. We’re loving this honeycomb wall shelf tutorial from Burkatron! Plus, mid century DIYs that can add style and function to just about any space get extra marks from us.
Starburst Wall Art
Adding starbursts to your home creates great mid mod character! Love Maegan has a tutorial on an easy to do starburst wall art piece you can make in whatever size you want!
Cathedral Candle Holders
Candles add warmth and scent to your home, but you also want them to match your MCM home vibe! Check out this tutorial from How About Orange for a cathedral candle holder to complement your other Mid Century DIYs.
One of our favorite Midcentury DIYs in this round up is this fun glassware tutorial by Palm Springs Style. It’ll make you feel like you’re vacationing in Palm Springs! You’ll start with basic glassware and end with starburst-infused glasses fit for a 1950s home.
Mini Plant Stand
Mid century plant stands are a coveted item on anyone’s shopping list. What if you could make your own? Lovely Indeed has created a tutorial for how to make one for an indoor plant using dowels and wooden pegs. Advanced woodworking degree not required.
MCM Table Runner
Setting your table with a midcentury theme will add that special touch to any dinner party or holiday. And Oh So Beautiful Paper has a tutorial how to create a mid mod table runner that will steal the show!
Hairpin Leg Side Table
Hairpin legs are so classically midcentury, so as part of our Mid Century DIYs round up, we have an easy hairpin leg side table for you from City Farmhouse.
Artichoke lamp, anyone? This one is homemade by Design and Paper and they give you everything you need to know to make one too. All it takes is a pre-existing lamp with a paper lantern and lots of paper. If you’re looking for something to work on to help pass the time, this one is it.
Looking for more mid mod DIYs? Check out this video on how to make a large modern plant stand.