4 Home DIYs for Your Kids

DIY Projects

In need of some inspiration for kid-friendly at home projects? Look no further! Here are 4 quick and easy DIY home projects that both you and your kids can work on together!


1) Furniture Refresh

Wanting to update your child’s room? No need to go out and buy an expensive new piece of furniture – just refurbish what you already have! Giving a piece of furniture a fresh coat of paint and updating the cabinet hardware can instantly customize a room in little to no time.

Kids Dresser Refresh


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Product Shown: Liberty Hardware 1/2″ Birch Wood Knobs


2) DIY Little Free Library

This fun little project is one your kids will both enjoy making and enjoy using after the fact! Little Free Library is the worlds largest book sharing movement. This DIY is a creative way to help your kids and surrounding community adopt a love for reading!

Simply build your little library, design it how you want and fill it with books. Anyone can borrow from or add to it as they please!  The Little Free Library website has an entire page dedicated to blueprints for making your own but, a little tip from us - old kitchen cabinets make great Little Free Libraries! Add your own touch by using a unique paint color and easy-to-install Liberty Hardware knobs or pulls for the library door. Find other tips and plans here!

Once you have your Little Free Library built, you can have it registered here to be officially recognized, be given a plaque to include on your little library and be placed on the map for other readers to locate!

Free Little Library

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Product Shown: Liberty Hardware 3” Champagne Bronze Bar Drawer Pull


3) Accent Wall

Give your kids the best playroom ever! If you have a room in your house that is simply lacking personality, adding an accent wall could be the simple solution to your problem. Creating an accent wall is a super easy, budget-friendly DIY anyone can do!

A few fun ideas include using DIY shiplap, creating your own design with sponge details or making this fun rainbow wall using painters tape, all shown below!

Let your kids choose a design and/or color scheme and run with it!

Rainbow Accent Wall


To find the perfect colors for your next accent wall project, explore the Behr Color Studio for inspiration, color tools, design advice, and more.


4) Upgraded Study Space

As kids adjust to the new homeschooling curriculum, give them a beautiful, fun and organized space to learn in! Don’t have the space for a full-on classroom? That’s ok! With a little chalk paint from Behr and cubbies equipped with easy-to-use cabinet knobs and drawer pulls from Liberty – any room can become a classroom!

At Home Classroom

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Product Shown: Liberty Hardware 6-5/16” Modern Square Bar Pull


Which of these DIYs will you be trying out with your kiddos? We would love to see your creations! Be sure to tag us in your project photos on social media and share any other home DIY ideas you may have for kids!