Teenage girls love to express their creativity. So what better way to personalize their space and show off their talents than to make some fun DIYs to decorate their bedroom? These 25 projects are a little more advanced than your typical crafts for kids, but can be made by your teen by themselves. The best part is these projects are all customizable so that your teen can really express their unique personalities.
Is your teenager a text fanatic? Does she love to communicate with emojis? Then check out this great non-sew emoji pillow project. With a little felt and a hot glue gun, your teen can make pillows to look like her favorite emoji characters.
This gorgeous piece of wall art uses layers of batting and blinking Christmas lights to look just like a thundercloud. This project is a little involved but well worth the effort once your teen finishes!
Macramé wall art is one of the hottest comeback trends this year.
For teens that want the look of the art without all the hours of knotting and weaving, this project is perfect for them. Layered yarn, cut into a great pattern, gives the look of an intricate woven art piece in half the time!
Another great piece of wall art for teen girls is this funky pom-pom wall hanging.
Teens can use their favorite colors and customize different shapes for a great 3-D piece that matches any style of room. This project is easy to make and just uses yarn, a hot glue gun, and a wood board.
For teens that want a more girly look, this light up flower frame is a great way to add a feminine touch to any room.
The warm glow of Christmas lights provides fun mood lighting for when they are relaxing after a long day of school.
This bohemian hammock chair is a perfect for your flower child. Your teen may need a little help hanging this chair, but they can easily make it all by themselves with just some fabric, dowel rods, and rope.
Marquee letters are another huge trend this year. However, store bought marquee letters are pretty expensive. This great DIY upcycles cardboard and string lights to get a high-end look inexpensively.
Teen girls love hanging Christmas lights in their rooms. So why not personalize those lights with this simple DIY. Using inexpensive cupcake liners, a string of simple Christmas lights can transform into a floral banner.
Washi tape is a great craft tool that can easily customize anything. These washi tape switch plates are simple craft that can help your teen add a personal flair to their room. The best part is washi tape is easily removed, so they can change designs when they get bored.
10. T-Shirt Rug
This project is an easy way for teens to upcycle their old t-shirts. This funky rug can be made any size your teen wants and can even be dyed to match their room. All it takes are some old t-shirts, a foam mat, and a hot glue gun.
This faux animal head project can add a mod look to your teen’s room. Using upcycled materials from around the house, the can sculpt their favorite animal to put on display.
Today’s teens have so many electronic gadgets. So why not craft a fun docking station for their phone, MP3 player, and tablet. With a cute decorative box and a little creativity, they can keep their chargers organized and their batteries full.
For a really funky decoration, your teen can craft this simply DIY disco ball piñata.
With some paper mache and iridescent fringe banner, they can get the look of a discotheque without spending a fortune on a classic disco ball.
For your minimalist bohemian teen, this modernized dream catcher makes a big statement. Unlike a traditional dream catcher, it’s super easy to make.
15. Doughnut Garland
Paper garlands are such a fun and easy way to quickly change the look of a room. If your teen has a sweet tooth, they should check out this fun doughnut garland. All they have to do is print off this sheet, cut out the doughnuts, and string them together!
If your teen loves to crochet, these storage boxes are a fun afternoon project.
They are completely adorable and can hold all the little babbles your teen holds onto. The instructions are so simple, even a teen with basic crochet skills can make these.
This fun 3-D wall art project provides a huge splash of color. It’s easy to customize to any style or taste and can introduce your teen to some simple tools.
The best part about this is it doubles as a great photo backdrop for your teen to take super fun selfies.
18. Stenciled Mirror
Using any stencil your teen loves and a little acrylic paint, they can add a fun, easy-to-remove design to any mirror.
Just layout the stencils, stipple on the paint with a foam brush, and a basic mirror becomes a functional work of art.
For a cute and simple way to up their paper garland game, your crafty teen can crochet this adorable heart bunting. A free PDF pattern provides all the instructions they need to make this charming decoration.
These pillowcases provide a new twist on a classic tie-dye project. Instead of using messy dyes, it uses sharpies and a little rubbing alcohol to get the same effect but with a wider range of possible designs and zero mess.
Teens change their interests as often as they change their clothes.
So instead of paying money to have the artwork they’ll bore of in a week framed, they can use washi tape to create gorgeous, changeable borders around their favorite pictures. The best part is that washi tape leaves no damage, so this project is great for apartment dwellers.
22. DIY Fur Chair
Taking any old desk chair, your teen can make a fun fur chair.
Simply wrap the fur around the chair to make a pattern and sew it up. This great DIY can upgrade any old office chair to something your teen will love to sit in.
23. DIY Knot Pillows
This project is a little tough and may take awhile to put together, but the results are so worth it.
These knots pillows will grow with your teen and make a great addition to any dorm room and then ultimately, their first apartment.
A great project for your glamour girl, this IKEA hack will make them feel like a Hollywood star.
They may need your help wiring the vanity, but they can build most of this project themselves.
These easy-to-make paper flowers make a bold statement.
Using their favorite colors of craft paper, this simple DIY can be customize using any colors they want and the best part is they can be changed out whenever they get bored.