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10 Projects for DIY Beginners

Even Chip and Joanna had to start somewhere! Here’s our collection of super easy DIY projects (complete with instructions and free plans!)

1. DIY Entry Wall Organizer

A Shanty 2 Chic original. This easy, inexpensive DIY build is a great way to add organization, and get that oh-so-popular farmhouse look! Tools:

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2. DIY Photo Display Frame

Display your favorite snaps on this simple (adorable) frame! It’s also a great spot to stick those daily reminders.


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3. Pantry Organizer with Hidden Storage

Add some storage and organization to your pantry space with this fun, easy project by Thrift Diving. (It’s also a great place to stash your secret sweets!)


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4. 2x4 Lounge Chair and Ottoman

Join the RYOBI Nation Show for this super-easy 2x4 project. Check out the video for bonus tips!


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5. Plywood Table

Add some modern flair to your space with this fanciful plywood table by Ben Uyeda / Homemade Modern. Just two tools needed to make this beauty!


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6. Wood Biscuit Jewelry

Get creative with this stylish, wearable DIY project!


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7. Rustic Votive Holder

Check out this easy-peasy centerpiece! Another 2-tool project, brought to you by DIY Huntress.


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8. Leaning Bathroom Shelf

Ana White’s design makes it super simple to create extra storage space in your bathroom. And it looks so darn good!


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9. Floating Shelf

Woodworker’s Journal shows you how to create your own floating shelf space with this simple tutorial.


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10. Outdoor Bench

Add some simple DIY style to your home’s exterior. Here’s a 2-tool outdoor bench project by Cherished Bliss.


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Tap into a gold-mine of tool tips and project ideas! Whether you’re new to the power tools world, looking for resources to take you from beginner to expert, or in search of inspirational projects, Tools 101 is your go-to destination.

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posted on May 17, 2018

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