Roundup: 10 Lovely Leather DIY Projects For Your Home

By: Faith-towers Apr 30, 2015
10 Leather DIY Projects For Your Home
Photo: Joshua Rhodes

Leather (or faux leather, if you prefer) is an interesting material to work with. It's thicker than most fabrics, making it super functional. Not to mention it's quite trendy these days. Here are ten lovely leather DIY projects that will look fantastic in any house or apartment.   

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Make It: DIY Curtain Rods With Leather

By: Lexy.b.ward Mar 27, 2015
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Photo: via Remodelista

I'm currently searching for window treatments for our new house and stumbled upon this genius way to hang curtains! Those aren't regular rods, my friends!      

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Make It: Super Easy and Affordable DIY Leather Storage Basket

By: Capreek Jan 05, 2015

I have a confession: I think I might be becoming one of those "basket" people. As a kid, I always wondered why people had so many dang baskets in their houses, but it turns out they're really, really handy. Who knew?    Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Wood and Leather Pendant Light

By: Capreek Dec 03, 2014

If you have a poorly-lit nook or corner that you'd like to get more use out of, this pendant light project is for you!     Continue Reading

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Make It: A Leather Pocket Pouch To Hold Air Plants

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 09, 2014

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I can admit that I'm not the most gifted gardener. I somehow was skipped over when they were passing out the "green thumb" gene. But I haven't given up on air plants. These little guys need little to no care, so naturally, I have a bunch in my home. Before I saw this, I thought that your only option for displaying them was by hanging them from the ceiling. I was wrong. So wrong.      

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13 DIY Ways to Use Leather in your Home

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 21, 2014

No matter what time of year it is, it seems like leather is always in style. I've been seeing a lot of leather DIY projects, in particular, and some clever leather hacks as well (drawer pulls, anyone?). So, I thought I would roundup some of my favorites today. Here are 13 DIY ways to use leather in your home.   Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Leather & Brass IKEA Dresser Hack

By: Lexy.b.ward Jun 13, 2014

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I say it every time, but I love how creative you can be with IKEA furniture. IKEA goodies are usually pretty basic with simple lines leaving you, the one with the imagination, to work with it and change it how you see fit. This dresser is no exception! I love the many combos I've seen and this might be my new fave!      

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Make It: DIY Leather Camera Strap for Father's Day

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 02, 2014

Need a DIY gift idea for Father's Day? Try this easy, leather camera strap. And make one for yourself too, while you're at it.   Continue Reading

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Make It: Stylish Ombre Leather Coasters

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 18, 2014

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I love ombre. And leather. And when those two things are combined, it's just magic. Protect your tabletops in a stylish way with these ombre leather coasters!      

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Weekend Project: Leather Drink Tags DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 21, 2014

If you're looking for a quick and easy project to take you into the weekend, try this leather stamped drink tag DIY. You'll just need a few supplies and about ten minutes.   Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Alternative to the Standard Leather Tool Belt

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 28, 2014

When you're completing projects around the house, it's easy to loose track of those smaller tools you might be using. So after the hundredth time I've asked myself where I put the screwdriver, I decided it was time to get a little tool belt, or something similar. If you've ever been in the same boat as me, check out this DIY leather tool roll.   Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own DIY Leather Cord Organizers

By: Capreek Jan 16, 2014

I'll admit, when my gadgets aren't actually being charged their accompanying cords are usually wadded up in a tangled mess. If your cables and cords often find themselves in a similar situation, take a look at this DIY idea!      Continue Reading

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IKEA Hack: DIY Leather-Embellished Cutting Boards

By: Capreek Nov 26, 2013

IKEA has a collection of rather beautiful wooden cutting boards right now that are just perfect for adding some stylish embellishments, like this DIY idea from Livet Hemma!      Continue Reading

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Make It: A Modern DIY Leather and Neon Rope Chair Makeover

By: Capreek Sep 24, 2013

I'll admit it: I'm a sucker for anything that combines leather with pops of bright color. It just makes me feel all warm and fuzzy, ya know? So when I spotted this project on Design Milk, I immediately knew I had to try something similar.     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 11 Inspiring Do-It-Yourself Projects With Leather

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 04, 2013

Wanting to incorporate leather into your life, but unsure how to do it? Here are 11 do-it-yourself projects using leather that range on a scale from beginner to awesome! The leather lunch bag might be my favorite...      

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Make It: DIY Leather and Wood Suspended Shelf

By: Capreek Jul 01, 2013

Whether you're looking for a way to use up some leftover leather from this project (or this one), or you just want to add a simple, modern shelf to a room, this DIY is for you!     Continue Reading

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Gift For Dad: Make A DIY Leather Cord Roll

By: Lexy.b.ward Jun 05, 2013

Getting Dad the perfect gift for Father's Day can seem a little tricky. One thing most men need help with is organization. Get a headstart on your dad's present by making this crazy simple leather project to help him keep things in order!      

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Make It: A Modern DIY Stitched-Leather Stool Cover

By: Capreek May 01, 2013

It's a fact. I can't resist a good stool-related DIY project. Stools are just so handy, ya know? And they make great makeover fodder, like this super stylish and modern stitched-leather version!    Continue Reading

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How To: Make Leather Button Coasters

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 01, 2013

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Learn how to make a set of thick, leather coasters that look like buttons using a die cut letterpress machine.   Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern Geometric DIY Leather Mouse Pad

By: Capreek Oct 01, 2012

created at: 09/30/2012

We're nearing the finish line of our office makeover (more on that later) and so I've turned my attention to some of the finer details... details like, you know, mouse pads. After a desperate search to find some that blended form and function in a way that made my aesthetic-loving soul happy -- and failing -- I decided to make my own. And I'm glad I did because, holy cow, I love them!     

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