10 DIY Mid-Century Modern Projects to Give Your Home Some Serious Personality

DIY Mid Century Modern Accessories

Mid-century modern decor is striking, timeless, and a little funky. Here are some DIYs to try to add some MCM flair to your home.    

1.  Popsicle Stick Honeycomb Shelves

These are awesome and so easy. Grab some sticks and glue and this "how-to" to make them.

2. Patterned Cork Coasters

These colorful cork coasters are an easy and fun way to bring in a little mid-century vibe to your decor. Click here for the "how-to".

3. Mid Century Plant Stand

This modern plant stand requires a few tools but it's not too difficult. Here are the instructions.

4. DIY Starburst Wall Clock

Starburst clocks can be expensive, but this DIY version is affordable and looks pretty spot on. Here's the "how-to".

5.  Paul McCobb Wine Rack

This DIY is so much more affordable than the original.


6. DIY Boomerang Coffee Table

I know this technically isn't an accessory, but it's just too awesome to leave out. The table is adorable and looks expensive. Check out the tutorial here.

7.  Mid-century Plant Hanger

All you need is wood and a jigsaw to make this plant hanger happen. 



8. Large Sphere Paper Pendant Light

Remember those fortune tellers you used to fold as a kid? To get this MCM pendant you simply make a ton and glue them to a paper lantern. Here's the full tutorial.

9.  DIY Mid-Mod Drinking Glasses

These glasses might be my favorite of them all. Check out the tutorial here.

10. MCM Candle Holders

These colorful candle holders are so easy to make!

DIY Mid Century Modern Accessories


Want more mid-century? Check out this roundup of handmade MCM gifts and this guide to finding MCM furniture.

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