There is something really reassuring and wonderful about doing things yourself. About creating something with your own two hands for your home. When family or friends come over to your home and compliment you work you get a sense of pride and fulfillment unlike any other.
One of the easiest and trendiest ways to create something like this for your home is to create a blanket or throw. These are simple projects that are truly worth their weight in gold.
Here are 20 DIY blankets you won’t want to skip out on.
This blanket is perfect for your bedroom or guest room in your home. It’s a DIY Giant Tassel Blanket. It’s huge and cozy. Perfect for a bedroom. This one should cover your mattress as well. It’s giant and completely worth it.
Go here to find out how to make it.
You have seen cute pom-poms on pillows at the store and other great pieces of home décor. You can even find versions of the pom-pom throws and blankets at stores like Urban Outfitters ( where only the cool kids go) and Anthropologie. However, both those stores could require quite the price tag for a simple Pom-pom blanket.
Don’t overpay, instead make your own for a fraction of the cost. Go here to see how.
DIY Tassel throw blankets make great gifts and are perfect for your living room. Check out how to get the look here.
Get a geometric pattern on the edge of your blanket. Again, lots of designers make blankets with this look, but save money and make your own instead. Get the look here.
Furry Pom-Pom Blanket
Pom-Poms are great, but during the winter months, a fur look is super trendy. So check out how to get a blanket with some furry pom-poms. Then pretend you’re Princess Mononoke.
Get the look here.
Faux Fur Blanket
A faux fur blanket is just what you need from early fall until the winter months are over. Make your own with this amazing tutorial.
Dyed Picnic Blanket
Indigo Dyed blankets are perfect for picnics, sofas, bedrooms and more. They are extremely versatile and super fun to make. Go here to make your own.
Creative patchwork blankets are all the rage. I see this trend continuing late into 2019. Learn how to make your own. Or Try a quick and easy flannel blanket. This is sure to keep you warm this winter.
Go here to get the directions.
Again Patchwork is huge. Get a no-sew version here.
Needleless Knit Blanket
Get a beautiful NEEDLELESS thick knit blanket for the colder months. Not only does this look great, but it will keep you warm.
Try a fringe throw look. Get the look here.
Embroidered Picnic Blanket
Embroidery picnic blankets are really fun to make.
The Feather and Fan
Chunky Feather and Fan Crochet is coming back into style thanks to the hipsters. Get the look here.
World Map Blanket
You have the whole world in your house and your hands when you make this World Map blanket.
Striped Cotton Blanket
A beginners striped cotton crochet blanket is just what you need to warm up your home.
Traveling Picnic Blanket
This picnic blanket has a handle so you can carry it easier to and from your picnic spot. Perfect for afternoon hikes!
Simple Linen Throw
A linen throw is elegant and perfect for warmer months. Perhaps you just want it for the way the material looks. It’s perfect décor for your living room.
Fruit Drop Cloth
Fruit is a trendy item to have on blankets and pillows this year. Make your own fruity drop cloth blanket for a décor win!
Ombre Picnic Blanket
Ombre blankets are all the rage.
Have fun making your own blankets and throws. Get creative and make a couple of different ones. After all, variety is the spice of life. Your home should have a lot of life in it!
So, make your modern house spicy! Also, these make great Valentine’s Day gifts for your loved ones!