Most people stick to the tried and true ways of decorating their homes, which are often costly and complicated. Why not try something different That’s what you’ll be able to do with these 5 DIY home decorations made with PVC pipe and fittings. Making your own PVC decorations will save you money while also giving you room to be creative! All of these crafts can easily be done in under an hour, so don’t wait another minute before getting started on your new home decor!
1) Large pillows
Pillows are a great way to add color and pattern to your home decor, and they can be made very easily with PVC pipe. Simply cut the pipe into sections of desired length, then use a sharp knife to make a slit down the center of each section. Next, stuff the pillow with stuffing or old clothes, and sew the slit shut. You can then decorate the pillow however you like! Cover it in fabric, paint it, embellish it with sequins or beads – there are so many possibilities!
2) A solid bar stool
A solid bar stool is a must for any kitchen. You can find them at any home store, but they’re usually pretty expensive. If you’re looking to save some money, you can make your own bar stool with PVC pipe. It’s actually really easy, and you can customize it to fit your style. Here’s what you need – Two 10′ lengths of 1 diameter PVC Pipe
– One 10′ length of 1 diameter CPVC Pipe
– One 5′ length of 34 diameter CPVC Pipe
– One 5′ length of 34 diameter PEX Tubing
– 2 end caps (same size as PEX Tubing)
– 2 Elbow Caps (same size as PEX Tubing)
– 12 Footers (Same Size As PEX Tubing)
– Paint or sealant that will work on the finished product.
3) Flowers made with PVC
Brighten up any room in your home with these beautiful flowers made from PVC pipe. This is a quick and easy project that requires no special skills or tools, just a little bit of time and effort. And the best part is that these flowers will last forever! If you want to recreate this look for yourself, here are some instructions Cut one inch pieces of PVC pipe at an angle on both ends. Insert each end into another piece of PVC pipe to form the flower petals. Bend the top piece down about three inches and tape it securely to create the stem. The width and height of each flower can be adjusted by altering how many pieces are used in each layer – try four-inch pipes for a smaller size or six-inch pipes for larger flowers.
For a natural looking color palette, choose different shades of browns and greens like dark olive green or deep chocolate browns on top with lighter shades like light yellow on the bottom.
4) Hanging pots
You can easily make a decorative hanging pot for your plants using PVC pipe. Cut a length of pipe that is twice the desired height of your pot, then make a small hole in the center of one end. Next, thread a piece of string through the hole and tie it off. Finally, paint or decorate the pipe as desired. These pots are perfect for small plants or succulents! Plus, they’re extremely easy to assemble. Just cut a length of PVC pipe that is twice the desired height of your pot, then make a small hole in the center of one end. Next, thread a piece of string through the hole and tie it off. Finally, paint or decorate the pipe as desired.
The website ThriftyFun has instructions on how to hang these up from any part of your home (poles with hooks work best).
If you’re looking for something more affordable than terracotta pots, this option will suit you well!
5) Double pendant lights
You can use PVC pipe to make all sorts of things for your home, including this set of double pendant lights. Just cut two pieces of pipe to the desired length, then use a drill to make two holes in each piece. String some electrical cord through the holes, add light bulbs and shades, and you’re done! These lights are perfect for a kitchen or dining room. They would also be great for other places like bathrooms or hallways where you might want more subdued lighting.