There’s a reason that braids are making a comeback. They’re chic, stylish and oh-so-easy to do yourself. But who said your gorgeous mane should have all the fun? Bring braids into your home and wardrobe with these 21 DIYs that use the cross-over-and-again technique to create nothing less than enviable accessories.

1. Braided Headband from Upcycled Sweater: A sweet and cozy headband made out of a much loved sweater will not only help keep you warm, but will also make you look like an Apres-stye beauty. (via Lana Red Studio)

2. DIY Friendship Gladiator Sandals: Personalize your sandals with this fun friendship bracelet-style tutorial. “Pop of color” doesn’t even begin to describe these newly braided steppers. (via Dream a Little Bigger)

3. DIY Wrap T-Shirt Bracelet: Adding wooden beads to a braided bracelet adds extra texture — not to mention a total wow-factor — while the t-shirt material keeps it soft to the touch. (via Hello Natural)

4. Chunky Braided Necklace: This necklace uses t-shirt yarn (yep, you read that right!), brass rings and a delicate chain to achieve a minimalist, chic look. Use it to dress up everything from your go-to chambray button-up to a cute cocktail dress. (via Brit + Co)

5. Removable Hat Band DIY: If your wide-brimmed hat is just missing… something, then this might be the embellishment you’re looking for. It’s an easy-as-pie braided band that can be removed to give your entire topper collection love when the time is right. (via Free People)

6. Braided Mirror DIY: Turn an inexpensive dollar store mirror into a statement piece by adding braided cord edging. It’s a cool addition to any wall. (via Curbly)

7. T-shirt Friendship Bracelet: Take your friendship bracelet skills to the next level by leaving the yarn behind. This braided jersey makes it more of a cuff, so it’ll be an edgy addition to you + your bestie’s collections. (via Brit + Co)

8. T-shirt Yarn Plant Hanger: Macrame is back in a big, big way. Elevate your house plants (literally + figuratively) with a modern twist on this retro classic. (via Nur Noch)

9. T-Shirt Hack: Breathe new life into a old t-shirt with this easier-than-it-looks makeover. By adding a few braided straps to the back, your tee undergoes the beach-ready makeover of its life. (via Brit + Co)

10. DIY Project: Sculptural Braided Extension Cord: Make an annoying extension cord the center of attention by turning it into a huge colorful braid. Seriously, who wouldn’t want a cord gracing their floor looking like this? (via Design Sponge)

11. DIY Chunky Braid Necklace: This funky necklace is made with chains and lace in the it-colors of the season: dusty pink and blue. The range of textures makes it a true standout piece. (via Brit + Co)

12. DIY Braided Basket: Make the most of your well worn t-shirts by turning them into a braided basket — the more colorful, the better! (via Corner Blog)

13. Brass Ring Statement Necklace: Another t-shirt yarn DIY! Take the yarn and braid slightly before slipping through brass rings that bring the glam factor. (via Brit + Co)

14. Mystery Braid Bracelet: This will be your go-to DIY when you need to round out your arm party. These simple braided bracelets are quick + easy fix! (via A Pumpkin + A Princess)

15. Make Your Own Braided Rug: Nothing turns a house into a home like a cozy rug to rest your feet on. What better way to make it even more personal than with this handmade number you can make with scrap pieces of fabric and leftover linens. (via A Beautiful Mess)

16. Minimal Copper Strand Necklace: The subtle gray fabric works perfectly with the shimmer of copper. It’s a delicate accessory that makes a perfect layering piece. (via Brit + Co)

17. DIY Ring + Tassel Necklace: Believe it: all you need to make this gorgeous necklace is embroidery floss, rope and rings. People will ask where you bought it, and you will feel awesome about it. (via Fall For DIY)

18. T-Shirt Yarn Coaster: Dress up any tabletop with this braided coaster. It’s an excellent DIY to help you with those little bits of leftover fabric. (via Endlessly Inspired)

19. Braided Chain Necklace: This layered necklace brings chain into the game to create an extra eye-catching braided effect. Pair with a white button-down for workwear perfection. (via Brit + Co)

20. Dog Toy: Of course we couldn’t forget about our pooches! This DIY uses fabric or t-shirt yarn to create Fido’s new favorite toy. (via LVLY)

21. Braided Cuff: How cool is this bracelet? (So cool!). Plus, all you need to make this is a zipper and a leather crimp. (via Brit + Co)

What DIY are you most excited to try first? Let us know in the comments.