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Indoor Projects to Do at Home This Week

Indoor Projects to Do at Home This Week

A baby pink scarf being knit with a knittign needle and a cup of coffee beside a sprig of lavender
Written by Victoria Van Vlear and Michelle Mastro

Stuck at home because of COVID-19? We are too. But there’s a silver lining in every situation, and this one is that you can get caught up on some indoor projects for your home—both decluttering and creating! Ready to get inspired?

Decluttering

fall farmhouse bedroom with 4 poster bed and blue mural
Elegantly feminine, this streamlined space features lovely florals and a heartfelt message in homeowner Brent Blanks’ home. Photo by Jean Allsopp.

Project: Try picking out an area of your home (the hall closet, a junk drawer, etc.) that you can declutter for some indoor projects. Use our handy guide to decluttering questions you should be asking.

entryway for decluttering
The crisp white colors, high hanging lamp and double dutch door all combine in this entryway to give a clean farmhouse welcome to all who enter. Photography by Paul Neilsen of Faceoutstudio.

Project: Clean out and organize your entryway. Whether you’re tired of those piles of shoes, have scuff marks on your painted locker or just want to refresh the space, here are some tips to help you!

Organization station with vintage finds
This organization station is neat and polished, perfect for a stress-free home life. Image by Bret Gum.

Project: Create an organization station to help keep your busy life on task. We list our favorite picks for your DIY organization station.

Crafting

Copper pipe DIY candle holder on coffee table
Get the industrial farmhouse look with this copper pipe candle holder. Photo by Lindi Vandershaaf.

Project: Ready for an industrial farmhouse DIY? This copper pipe DIY candle holder is simple to make and looks sleek in a farmhouse living room.

DIY barn quilt on mantel with houseplants
Make large or small barn quilts to fit your space. Photograph by Chad Mellon

Project: Barn wall art isn’t just for barns anymore. Bring the rustic beauty of the provincial edifice (the barn!) inside your own home with a fun DIY barn quilt wall art project.

brush lettering on roll of craft paper
Brush lettering works as a sweet décor accent. Image Bret Gum; home of Janna Allbritton.

Project: Being stuck indoors can give you time to perfect your penmanship! we have three easy steps to learn brush lettering.

Gifting

Birthday cards depicting a sliding barn door, with the words “I’m so happy to know you” depicted to the left of it
The sliding barn door makes a sweet birthday reveal from it’s me, JD .

Project: Show appreciation for the loved ones in your life with five DIY birthday cards. We rounded up a list of some of the cutest cards with a farmhouse flair that you can make now and save for the next birthdays that come.

Lavender wreath framed "Let's Stay Home" wood sign in our gift guide.
Image courtesy of Floral Treasure.

Project: Spark up some romance with some thoughtful gifts for your other half. We have his and her gifts everyone will love!

Upcycling

Chippy milk paint dresser with dresser decor and sign art
Check out this gorgeous chest in milk paint from the home of Janna Albritton. Photography by Bret Gum.

Project: With all this time on your hands, you can finally repaint your favorite farmhouse furniture in milk paint. Give your furniture that vintage, chippy look we all love!

diy reupholstery chair
Image from Jen Crider’s book, Amazing Furniture Makeovers.

Project: Reupholstery can take time. But we break down the process with this simple guide that will turn an old piece of furniture into a beautiful work of art.

Farmhouse boys’ bedroom with DIY reclaimed wood wall and checked bedding.
Adding an accent wall to a bedroom brings in instant texture to an otherwise bare room. Photography by Michelle Hunter.

Project: A reclaimed wood wall makes a beautiful accent wall in any farmhouse. Learn how to make your own with our step-by-step guide.

See Also
Shabby chic bedroom dresser with DIY botanical prints, vintage children’s clothing and fresh spring bouquet

Home Improvement

hallway with DIY shiplap
DIY Shiplap for your farmhouse! Photography by Ryan Liu

Project: Have you always wanted shiplap in your home? Now’s the time to add the classic farmhouse material.

Mantel with German Schmear look
German schmear takes this fireplace to a new level of farmhouse chic. Photo by Ryan Liu.

Project: Learn how to do German schmear in your home. This technique transforms any brick fireplace into a farmhouse treasure.

DIY black and white tile in a master bathroom in a custom farmhouse
Discover Jaclyn James’ custom DIY pattern tile in her master bathroom. Photography by Chad Mellon.

Project: Time to tile! Or rather, time for some gorgeous patterned tile you can DIY in just eight days!

Shopping

Pink pitcher with flowers inside from Gabby's Farmhouse
This pitcher is pretty in pink! Add some flowers for a sweet springtime vignette.

Project: Ok, perhaps this isn’t quite a project, but if you are ready for the perfect accents to your farmhouse, we identified the perfect pieces from Gabby’s Farmhouse.

Repurposed budget-friendly decor that is two barnyard wood shutters.
Courtesy of BarnwoodUSA.

Project: And of course, we have some budget-friendly décor made in America. These pieces are locally made and make for beautiful additions to the home.


Daydreaming of a getaway? Check out these hidden spring break destinations. Of course, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest for more daily inspiration and farmhouse style.

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