12 Shabby Chic Nursery Projects You Can DIY

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    Easy DIY Projects for Shabby Chic Nurseries and Kid's Rooms

    Shabby Chic Project Round Up
    Photos (clockwise from left) via Lolly Jane, Beau Coup, Ella Claire, and Back Bay Pottery.

    Designing a Shabby Chic nursery? Time to get your DIY on!

    Vintage glam meets homemade charm in this adorable round up of easy and inexpensive nursery projects. Choose your favorite, or try your hand at all of them! From delicate wall-art to clever and attractive storage ideas, you'll find the inspiration you need to help make your Shabby Chic nursery or kid's room one-of-a-kind.   

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    Chicken Wire Bow Holder

    Shabby Chic Chicken-Wire Bow Holder
    Photo via Back Bay Pottery.

    Keep your little girl's room neat and chic by turning a thrift-store frame into a beautiful bow organizer for all those adorable hair clips and bows! See the full tutorial from Back Bay Pottery right here

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    No-Sew Bed Canopy

    A curved shower-curtain rod makes for an inexpensive and easy-to-install bed canopy for a sweet little girl’s room. See how this clever, no-sew project came together over at The Lily Pad Cottage. 

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    Crystal Nursery Mobile

    Shabby Chic Nursery Mobile
    Photo via God Bless Our Nest.

    Shimmering crystals set against rustic burlap give this simple mobile the perfect, Shabby Chic aesthetic. Make your own using these detailed instructions from God Bless Out Nest

    Looking for more DIY mobile ideas? Check out this round-up of our favorites!

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    Shabby Chic Rag Rug

    Made from a non-skid mat and odds and ends of spare fabric, this scrappy little floor rug couldn’t be more adorable! All you need is a latch hook tool and a little patience.

    Learn how to make your own rag rug with this great tutorial from Craftaholics Anonymous.

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    Fabric Fringe Bunting

    DIY Shabby Chic Fabric Fringe Bunting
    Photo via Beau Coup.

    Scraps of pretty, floral fabric and lace come together to make colorful nursery bunting project. Simply cut assorted fabrics into long strips and tie onto a piece of twine, slightly staggering the length of each piece as you go.

    For more tips, check out this project guide from Beau-coup.com.

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    Rosette Lamp Shade

    DIY, Shabby Chic Rosette Lamp Shade
    Photo via Simply Ciani.

    Have a glue-gun and some scrap fabric? Turn a plain-Jane lampshade into a blossoming work of art with this easy, DIY tutorial from Jennifer at Simply Ciani.

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    Paper Doily Wreath

    DIY Lacy Wreath from paper doilies
    Photo via Ella Claire.

    This lovely, lacy wall wreath made from paper doilies is a great way to add a soft, feminine touch to your little one's space. It'll only take you about 20 minutes and cost less than $5 to make! Find the full tutorial on Ella Clair Inspired

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    Shabby Chic Storage Jars

    DIY, Shabby Chic Storage Jars using mason jars and vintage door handles
    Photo via Lolly Jane.

    Repurposed drawer pulls give these hand-painted mason jars vintage charm. Create your own collection and use them to organize your toddler’s hair bows and jewelry. 

    Spotted on Lolly Jane.

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    Fabric Hoop Art

    Looking for inexpensive wall art? Create colorful wall hangings using fabric scraps and inexpensive embroidery hoops. Want to take the cuteness factor up a notch? Try sewing on buttons, crystals, flowers and other pretty charms!

    Spotted on The Sweetest Occasion.

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    Vintage Storage

    Vintage suitcases as Shabby Chic under-the-bed stroage
    Photo via Cape 27.

    Create space-saving under-the-bed storage with Shabby Chic flair! All you need is a couple of vintage, thrift-store suitcases, a can of pretty pastel paint, and a few cheap sets of caster wheels. 

    Like what you see? Make your own vintage suitcase storage with these great tips from Cape 27

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    Lace Lamp

    DIY Lace Doily Lamp
    Photo via Eco Owl.

    With a few thrift-store doilies, a beach ball and a little Mod Podge, you can create this fabulous lace lamp for less than $5! As if that wasn't fantastic enough, the finished product casts gorgeous lacy shadows on the wall for a look that's as romantic as it is chic.

    Want to make your own? You'll find plenty of photos and step-by-step directions right here on The Eco Owl.

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    DIY Glam Chandelier

    Restoring a thrift-store chandelier
    Photos via Crafty Nest.

    Can’t afford a crystal chandelier for you baby’s bedroom? Create your own! You won’t believe what a coat of paint and a few pretty bits and bobs can do for a cheap thrift-store find! 

    Learn how to turn an old-fashioned fixture into a beautiful Shabby Chic masterpiece with this detailed tutorial from Crafty Nest.

    Want more tips on going glam for less? Check out these money-saving ideas!