An epic spring break vacay sounds great and all, but sometimes you can’t beat the rest and relaxation that comes with a staycation. Just think: You’ll have time to check off those remaining to-dos, get started on that oh-so-necessary spring cleaning *and* whip up a few spring decor DIYs to brighten up your home. The modern, beautiful and pattern-filled home decor DIY projects below are just what you need to get going and are a cinch to make. Plus they’ll leave you with plenty of time to catch up on that Netflix queue before the warmer weather rolls around. DIY Spring Break 2016 FTW!


1. Tissue Paper Watercolor Mug DIY: All you need is a little tissue paper and some dishwater-safe Mod Podge to give those mugs in the kitchen a colorful springtime makeover. Brainstorm a few color combinations before you get started, and you’ll have a brand new look in no time. (via I Spy DIY)


2. Round Hanging Shelf DIY: This shadowbox-inspired shelf is great for displaying your favorite books, knick-knacks and succulents. Accent it with a neon string for a sweet pop of color. (via A Pair & A Spare)


3. Wooden Wall Clock DIY: If you’re still using that $5 wall clock in the kitchen, it’s time for a change. Customize a wooden wall clock to match your current kitchen color scheme, or go wild with a bold pattern. Either way, you’ll enjoy checking your clock on the way out so much more. (via Brit + Co)


4. Catch-All Wall Pocket DIY: Shelves are great and all, but these catch-all wall pockets will add something a little different to a cozy corner in your living room. They’d be perfect for those magazines and art supplies, or even as book storage right next to that reading nook of yours. (via The Jungalow)


5. Wooden Bead Light Pendant DIY: This DIY is great for a reading nook, kid’s bedroom or wherever else you can think of. Pick your favorite spring color palette — primary colors encouraged! — and get to threading for this seriously seasonal lighting. (via New Blooming)


6. Brushstroke Mini Glazed Bowl DIY: Skip the clutter and never lose your delicate jewelry again with this gorgeous glazed bowl project. Talk about a great start to the beginning of your spring clean 2016. (via Creature Comforts)


7. Copper + Pine Magazine Rack DIY: If clutter is your arch nemesis — but you’re still reading through a few of those monthly subscriptions — glam up your storage with this metallic-accented rack. It’ll take practically no time at all and will add some minimalist-chic vibes to your 2016 decor. (via Fall for DIY)


8. Wooden Key Fob DIY: This fun key fob DIY pretty much guarantees that you’ll never lose your keys at the bottom of your bag again. The hardest part will be deciding on a color and pattern combo. (via Creature Comforts)


9. Wood + Leather Hat Rack DIY: Suns out, hats out! Assemble a cute minimal hat rack for that lonely corner of the room so your guests will feel welcome as soon as they cross the threshold. You could even customize it with a colorful leather to match your existing decor. (via A Pair & A Spare)


10. Monogrammed Ring Cone DIY: These ring cones make adorable gifts, but they also deserve a spot on your own dresser! Make a whole set, and customize them with different patterns and monograms for yourself and your lucky recipients. (via Brit + Co)


11. Indigo Curtain DIY: Give that decor a springtime refresh with the simple change of a curtain. This DIY can also be customized to make different patterns, so no two will end up the same. (via Brit + Co)


12. Concrete Diamond DIY: This gorgeous paperweight diamond project is a must-try for any design enthusiast. While you’re at it, go ahead and make this copper and concrete lamp to take your decor game to the next level. (via A Merry Mishap)


13. Key Rack DIY: Key racks can make for super chic art. Case in point? This minimalist DIY that’ll look right at home next to the door. You’ll be too obsessed with keeping your art piece intact to lose any keys. (via Lilaliv)


14. Wall Hanging DIY: Just because the weather is finally starting to get warmer, doesn’t mean you have to put your knitting needles away yet. This wall hanging DIY will keep those idle hands busy and warm up your wall decor. (via Brit + Co)


15. Watercolor Planter DIY: Wake up your office desk with this quick and easy project. Whether you choose a cool or warm palette, the added greenery will help your brain (thanks, oxygen!) stay focused and on-task for an uber-productive staycation. (via Brit + Co)

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