30 Projects for the 3-Day Weekend

30 Projects for the 3-Day Weekend

Jason Loper
Sep 2, 2011

The three day weekend is upon us! What better way to make the most of it than to dive into some projects? Here's a list of 30 projects to keep you inspired over the long holiday weekend:

1. Get funky with your floors — Bring Crazy Colors to Your Floors with Vinyl Tape
2. Hit the road for your own vintage finds — Best Salvage Shops 2011 Coast to Coast
3. Make everything a blackboard — Chalkboard Paint: Off the Wall
4. Or make your own — How to Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint
5. Watch how it's done — Video Alert: How Spray Paint Cans are Made

6. Custom print new (or old) curtains — How To Print DIY Patterned Fabric
7. Dress up the icebox — How to Create a Patterned Chalkboard Refrigerator
8. Create an impromptu outdoor space — How to Build a Quick Outdoor Patio
9. Camp in your living room — How to Build an Indoor Fort
10. Prepare for the real heat — Time to Tune Up: AC Tips for the Summer Heat

11. Shut out the world in style — How to Make No Sew Roman Shades
12. Get label happy — Free Printables to Organize Your Home in Style
13. Create new furniture with rope — Jessa's DIY Rope Wrapped Table
14. Put your denim on ice — How to Freeze Your Jeans
15. Freshen your furry floor covering — How to Clean a Flokati Rug

16. Create a library of plants — How to Make Your Own Book Planters for Succulents
17. Bring fire to the party — A Cure for Cool Nights: A DIY Firepit
18. Celebrate two crafts in one — Cross Stitch Wall Mural
19. Create outdoor ambiance — How to Create Glowing Outdoor Orbs in an Instant
20. Put some color on the wall — Sally's DIY Paint Chip Wall

21. Add a farmhouse feature to a doorway — How to Create a Sliding Barn Door
22. Make a new tuffet — DIY Floor Cushion
23. Disguise the power source — You've Got to Hide Your Cord Away
24. Or make it into art — Turning Power Cables into a Design Plus
25. Stow your wheels — How to Build a Vertical Bike Rack Using Spare Parts

26. Dress up a door with felt — How to Make DIY Felt Sliding Doors
27. While they're not on — Make Your Own Radiator Covers for Extra Shelf Space
28. Dress up the walls with fabric — DIY Burlap Wallcovering
29. Or line your walls with music — Dave's Musical Wallpaper Treatment
30. Set up a napping place outdoors — Make Your Own Bed Swing

Images: As linked above.

(Re-edited from a post originally published 7.1.11 - JL)

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