I’m totally in love with acrylic crafts – this material has so many great uses, from school projects to artistic ones, and I even use them to create some amazing DIY home decor projects! In this article I’ll show you five such projects that are easy to make and will look very impressive in your living room or bedroom; plus, the best part is that you can reuse these projects as many times as you want!
Lucite Pendant Lamp
Acrylic is having a moment in the world of home decor. And we can see why! Its modern look and ability to adapt to any style make it a versatile material for everything from furniture to lighting. We’re especially loving lucite pendant lamps right now. They add a touch of glamour to any space and they’re so easy to make!
Here’s how you do it! You’ll need some acrylic sheeting, two lengths of metal pipe, two metal threaded rods, some cord or chain, an L-shaped connector, metal hooks and screws (depending on your type of lampshade). First you need to cut your acrylic sheeting into two pieces that are slightly longer than the diameter of your lampshade. Then drill holes through both pieces at opposite corners. Insert one end of each pipe into each hole and connect them with an L-shaped connector.
Lucite is a great material for wall art because it’s lightweight and clear, so it won’t overwhelm your space. Plus, it’s easy to work with, so you can create any design you can imagine. Here are five acrylic DIY home decor projects that are clearly amazing!
1) Personalized Family Name Blocks – These blocks make an awesome family gift or decoration. You can use initials or full names to spell out words like home or love.
2) Floating Frames – Create different patterns of frames by stacking them on top of each other in various ways.
3) Vinyl Record Wall Art – Cover the whole wall with vinyl records, then cut the shape of whatever you want out of the center and paint away.
A clear acrylic bedside table is the perfect way to inject a touch of glamour into your bedroom. Not only does it look chic, but it’s also super practical as it doesn’t take up much visual space. Plus, it’s easy to find (and afford!) clear acrylic furniture online or at your local home store. Here are five ways to style a clear acrylic bedside table
Adding a shelf to your bathroom is a great way to add storage without taking up too much space. And what better material to use than clear acrylic? This easy-to-follow tutorial will show you how to create a sleek and modern bathroom shelf that will help keep your space tidy and stylish. In addition, this is one of the simplest projects on the list. You’ll only need some wood, an acrylic sheet, metal brackets, screws, bolts and nuts for this project.
A coffee table is a must-have piece of furniture in any home, and an acrylic coffee table is a chic and modern option. If you’re looking for a unique piece that will make a statement in your living room, then an acrylic coffee table is the way to go. Here are five amazing DIY acrylic coffee tables that are sure to impress. For the first one, you’ll need these supplies: a picture frame with glass removed (check thrift stores), white paint or primer and acrylic paint colors of choice, 4 inch plexiglass sheeting, 4 screws with washers for securing. Paint or prime your frame before cutting it down to size if needed; let dry completely before continuing. With a ruler draw out four lines on top with pencil starting from each corner about 6 inches long–these will be guides when you cut down the frame.