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    23 Beginner-Friendly DIY Projects Pretty Much Anyone Can Try Out

    And they're all under £20, too!

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    1. This copper foil tape transfers really easily onto loads of materials, and it can totally transform your rooms.

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    This one has an easy-peel backing, and the material repels slugs and other lil' critters from your plants too! Also, imagine how great this stuff would look along the side of shelves or at the bottom of a lampshade.

    Price: £9.99.

    2. Fake ivy actually looks really good (plus, artificial plants don't die).

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    Sure, we all want some rooms to look like a ~luscious~ greenhouse (or at least I do), but not all of us can keep plants alive, ok? This stuff comes in packs of 14!

    Price: £10.99 for a pack of 14.

    3. You can get stick-on blackboard paper, which is the perfect low-commitment way to make your house feel more rustic!

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    Blackboards are a great way to add some charm to a room, and they can be really practical too! You can cut it to fit whatever area you want, or snip up some cute AF blackboard shapes. This one doesn't leave a harsh residue when you peel it off, and customers say it's really easy to apply and remove.

    Price: £7.29.

    4. Giant yarn, which you can use to arm-knit chunky and cosy blankets and throws.

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    Those pretty chunky throws are popular for a reason (they look and feel great), but they can also be really, really expensive. Make your own with this super chunky yarn, which comes in four colours!

    Price: £11.46 for a 500g ball.

    5. A beginner's cross-stitch set, because how sweet are those little embroidery circles?

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    Add some old-timey charm to your home with this adorable lil' embroidery set, which customers say is perfect for beginners! It comes with two embroidery rounds which already have pretty patterns printed on them (think of it like a much more ~aesthetic~ adult colouring book), and all the thread and needles you'll need to start.

    Price: £12.99 for a set of two.

    6. Some coloured polymer clay that you can bake in the oven.

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    Looking to make a cute lil' vase or an adorable soap dish, but not really interested in elaborate kiln baking or glazing? Don't worry, this modelling clay has got you! It's a less messy and more convenient alternative to regular clay – this set contains 32 pretty colours, and loads of handy modelling tools too!

    Price: £11.99.

    7. These fairy lights – their battery compartment acts like a cork, so you can use it to fill wine bottles without it looking awkward.

    Those really pretty light-filled bottles that you see on Pinterest always seem like a great idea until you try to shove normal fairy lights into them, leaving a really ugly battery box peeping out the bottom. These lights solve that problem!

    Price: £9.99 for a pack of ten.

    8. Some enamel metallic paint, which can transform basically everything (this one comes in 14 different colours!)

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    There's nothing like some stunning metallic paint to brighten up your fixtures or shine out against some hardwood! Customers love how effective it is for upgrading everything from earrings to photo frames. It works on wood, ceramic, polystyrene foam and more!

    Price: £3.49.

    9. You can stick this pretty marble contact paper over anything (including your countertops), and it'll come off really cleanly.

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    You can update those drab desks and plain plant pots with this contact marble paper! This one is waterproof and oil-proof, and you can cut it to fit loads of different surfaces and sizes too! This one comes in white and baby pink – customers love how easy it is to both apply and remove.

    Price: £8.79.

    10. A tie-dye kit, perfect for making wall hangings or cushion covers pop.

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    You can change up your cushion covers, throws, tablecloths and even curtains with this tie-dye set that comes with three colours per set (there are eight different colour sets available!) Bands and instructions are included, and because all the dyes are colour fast, they won't fade or wash out in the washing machine!

    Price: £9.66 - £12.99 depending on colour.

    11. Twine, to make your stuff look way more rustic.

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    You can tie this stuff around mason jars or use it to hang pictures and mini chalkboards with! Plus, think of the cute AF labels you could make. This one is made from biodegradable hemp, and it's thicker than most other twine, so you can cover more surface area in less time.

    Price: £5.99 - £10.99 depending on length.

    12. A handy grid panel, which you can customise to fit your ~aesthetic~.

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    You can add almost anything to this pretty and practical grid panel, from photos to plants to fairy lights! This one comes with fixings to attach the grid to your wall, and it's got clips too to help you pin stuff on the board. Its gorgeous rose copper colour will look great almost anywhere too!

    Price: £19.99.

    13. This multipurpose Japanese origami paper, which you can fold into loads of interesting shapes.

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    You can create small boxes, hanging shapes, and lil' decorative origami animals with this pretty paper. It's thicker and stiffer than normal paper, which means that whatever you make from it keeps its shape (and the folds you form with it look extra crisp!) This set comes with 72 sheets.

    Price: £5.99 for 72 sheets.

    14. Wire, essential to all home crafters.

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    This kit is meant for making jewellery, but it's perfect for DIY crafters too! You can make decorative shapes or just stiffen some fabric pieces with it, and it comes with clippers and pliers, so you can cut and shape the stuff in seconds! Plus, it's available in a gorgeous set of colours!

    Price: £8.37 for pack of eight.

    15. Some string and little pegs, so you can hang stuff up in the most adorable way possible.

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    Hang photos, cards, memos, and almost anything else with this peg and twine set, which is both stunning and super practical. Customers say this set is a great one!

    Price: £6.99 for 100 pegs and 100m twine.

    16. Glass paint, so you can turn jars, door windows, and more into stained glass-looking goodness.

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    Transform your stuff with some glass paint, which is a really easy and effective way to personalise your home. This kit comes with 12 vibrant colours, and you can mix any of them to create whatever colour you want!

    Price: £16.99 for a pack of 12.

    17. Hang up your own art with this set of five canvases!

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    You can hang your own creations on the wall with this set of canvases! This set of five is perfect for oils, acrylics, and more. They're triple-primed too, so colour will be well absorbed by the canvas and it'll stay vibrant for longer.

    Price: £12.99 for a pack of five 30x40cm canvases.

    18. A macrame weaving kit, which you can use to make wall hangings, clock frames, and more!

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    If you want more of those chill boho vibes in your home, macrame is a great way to start. This kit has everything a beginner needs, including wooden beads, rounds to help shape your DIY projects, and wooden sticks to hang your work off of.

    Price: £10.99.

    19. This gorge beeswax candle-making kit has everything you need to get started.

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    This kit contains wax, wicks, and two glass candle holders too! Plus, the beeswax material it contains can help to purify air. It makes up to ten candles, which is enough to decorate your home and give a couple as pretty, super personal gifts!

    Price: £17.92.

    20. Hang your fave frames off of these no-tool adhesive command hooks!

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    These strips adhere easily and strongly to your walls without damaging them, so they're a great way to hang up your favourite pictures and paintings! Customers love how easy-to-use and mess-free these sets are.

    Price: £9.00 for a pack of 12 hooks.

    21. A clock face that you can put on almost anything.

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    Once you've drilled or found a hole through a pretty piece of wood, gorge picture, or anything else you want to turn into a clock, you can just thread this handy clock mechanism through it and tighten with the washers and screw-in hands included! This one is a pretty gold colour, and it's long enough to create a big and effective impact. (It's available in silver and black as well!)

    Price: £9.98.

    22. And finally, these pretty acrylic mirror decals are a really easy way to transform your walls and brighten your room!

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    These acrylic glass mirror decals are really pretty, and because they're adhesive, they're really easy to stick onto your walls! They're fab for adding more light to your rooms too, and it comes with 32 pieces, so you can make large patterns with them!

    Price: £7.99 for 32.

    23. And to get all these DIY projects done, you can't go wrong with some measuring tape.

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    Putting shelves up or even lining up a picture correctly can look really bad if it's not measured properly! This measuring tape goes up to three metres, and it's cute to boot.

    Price: £7.50.