Looking for some DIY projects for teens bedroom? Every teenager dreams of having a cool bedroom — I know I did when I was younger. Now that I have a teenager of my own, she's been begging me to find what amazing things we can do to make her space her dream room. So we did our research, from crafts I did before, to other interesting and popular projects on Pinterest. Check out the fruits of our labor, which is this list of the best teen bedroom ideas for the room makeover your teen is dying to have!
26 Cool DIY Projects for Teens Bedroom
1. DIY Headboards
Looking for the right headboard design? Make the bed the focal point of the room by making these upholstered and creative DIY headboards. Click here to read more!
2. Trash Can Night Stand
This should be on your list of bedroom ideas on a budget because it requires something you probably already have — a trash can! A super easy DIY nightstand project any teen can make, just grab a cool metal trash can, turn it upside down, and spray paint it in your favorite color.
3. DIY Pillows
Take your pick from these adorable DIY pillow designs and ideas. Some of them are even no-sew, so any teen can make one for their bedroom. Click here to read more.
If your kid is just getting started with sewing, here's a great how-to to help them learn!
4. Ping Pong Ball Pendant
If you’re looking for DIY bedroom ideas on a budget, this project is definitely a good contender. Did you know that you can make an amazing light fixture with ping pong balls? A few cans of spray paint and lots of ping pong balls can really awaken your teen's space. See how here.
5. DIY Photo Frames
Need new photo frame designs for your memory lane shelves? Keep your memories near and dear with this amazing selection of DIY photo frame craft projects. Check it out here.
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6. DIY Flower Monogram
Take the liberty to create your favorite flower color combinations for this DIY teen room project. Make a cute monogram with faux flowers. Get the tutorial here.
7. Paint Chip Calendar
Want something inexpensive and colorful for your bedroom? Keep track of the days with this easy DIY project with paint chips. Get the steps here.
8. Glass Gem Tiled Table
Every household probably has an old unused table in a random corner. Give that old table a makeover with some paint and tile it with glass gems. This piece will surely add glam to your cool bedroom. Check the tutorial here.
9. Decorate with String Lights
Lighting is one the easiest DIY projects for teens bedroom. Make string lights hang as a bed canopy or make put them in empty bottles to make a DIY lamp. There's something that will be perfect in any teen bedroom. Click here to read more!
My favorite (that I have in my own room) are these led photo string lights!
10. String Art
I'm sure you've been seeing these all over. Check out this unique DIY project to keep yourself busy and productive. Take your pick and start stringing for an amazing room decor. Check them out here.
11. Tulle Frame Jewelry Organizer
Some of the best teen bedroom ideas happen to be the easiest, such as this jewelry organizer you can make by stretching out some tulle over a frame. Have a stylish place to organize your jewelry, just like an Instagram celebrity. Make this easy DIY organizer from an upcycled wooden frame and some tulle. Get the instructions here.
12. Or Make a DIY Necklace Holder
Got a necklace collection? This is a very simple but creative way of organizing your necklaces. Just grab a branch and a few supplies to make this DIY necklace holder. Get the tutorial here.
13. Felt Ball Garland
If you don't want to make your own felt balls, you can get them in bulk here!
14. Make Some Cool Wall Art Designs Under an Hour
Express yourself through your walls. If you can spare an hour, you can make these super easy wall art designs to make any teen bedroom look amazing. Check the list here.
15. DIY Wooden Crate Shelves
Want to do a little upcycling? I'm pretty sure you have some of your own ideas on how to make use of old wooden crates. Make your own shelves from wooden crates with this tutorial.
16. Wood Pallet Wall
On our list of DIY projects for teens bedroom is this wood pallet wall. Want to turn your entire wall into art? You can with this easy pallet project. Set aside those cans of paint this time and settle for some rustic style. Get the steps here.
17. Man Cave Ideas
Turn your bedroom into a man cave, because manhood is just a few years away. These cool and unique ideas can be just what you need to feel your space at home. Click here to read more.
18. Wooden Dowel Lamp
Just imagine this in your bedroom, and yes, it does make that cool lighting effect. Test your woodworking skills and let some light into a dark room. Get the tutorial here.
19. Clothespin DIY Frame
Pin all your favorite memories in this DIY frame. It's always great to incorporate a bit of style into your memory wall. Some pictures and a nice background makes a good combination for a DIY bedroom wall decor. Check it out here.
20. DIY Ombre Cork Art
Are you up for a cool idea using cork for your home beautification? Upcycle some wine corks by making this ombre work of art. Get the tutorial here.
21. Braided T-Shirt Rug
Make good use of your old shirts by making this braided t-shirt rug. This can be your next sewing project and a great way of utilizing old shirts. Get the steps here.
22. DIY Dream Catcher
Your teens will always have a good night's sleep with this dream catcher on top of their bed. This boho chic piece can add elegance to your bedside too. See how you can make one here.
23. Furilicious Chair
Do you fancy furry things? This easy DIY will make you feel glam every time you sit in front of the dresser for a touch-up. Turn a plain chair into something cute and furry with this amazing hack.
24. DIY Amethyst Mirror
This may not be the Evil Queen from Snow White's mirror but I'm sure you'll still feel like the fairest of them all once you glance at it. Get the tutorial here.
25. DIY Vanity
If you think a DIY mirror won't be enough, try making this makeup vanity. Feel and act like a real celebrity while hanging out in front of this DIY mirror. Check it out here.
26. DIY Floating Shelves
Nothing catches the eye more than a neat and well-organized bookshelf. Organize your favorite books on this cool floating shelf. Get the tutorial here.
Got time for a few more DIY projects for teens bedroom? Then check this video from MayBaby:
We want our room to be neat and organized, but sometimes the best idea is to come up with new things to put in. This list will give you something to think about and work on your free time. We hope you've found your next DIY projects for teens bedroom on this post. Pick everything you like and get busy decorating!
Which DIY projects for teens bedroom do you want to try? Let us know below in the comments section below!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in June 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.