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Watch: 4 DIY furniture-making videos that are oddly satisfying

Get inspired to unleash your inner DIY aficionado by watching these videos from TikTok

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By Kauthar Gool | May 11, 2023 | Diy

Buying new furniture or having damaged pieces replaced can cost an arm and a leg. You want your home to look well put together, and as such, sometimes your pieces do need to be refurbished or replaced. If you have a tight budget but still want your home to look lovely, we’ve compiled four must-see videos of people who put their shoulders to the wheel to make and renovate their pieces themselves to inspire your inner DIY aficionado.

1. Make expensive furniture at home

@diydalia Making my own designer furniture. Faux marble table anyone? #fyp #diy #furnitureflip ♬ how would they know bad girls club - Chris Gleason

Having marble-topped pieces in your home has a way of giving your space a highly luxurious feel. However, with this lavish feel comes an enormous price tag. If you’re looking for a way to make your home look more expensive and beautiful, diydalia has the perfect clip for you. There is something so satisfying about watching her create her own faux marble and give her home a classical designer edge.

2. DIY wooden furniture

@nesti_home I made a table to go with the chairs I upcycled 💫 This one was fun to make, but sanding between the ribbed pieces almost tipped me over the edge 🫠 #diydiningtable #diytable #furnitureflip #thriftedfurniture #upcycled #upcycledfurniture ♬ original sound - nestï | let’s make something!

Learn how to make your own wooden furniture in the comfort of your home. Make sure to do your research beforehand to know exactly which materials you need and how to use specific power tools to avoid injuring yourself.

3. A chic, homemade bed stand

@andeegreen I built this bed today. #diy #diybed #bedroom #diyfurniture ♬ Everybody Wants To Rule The World X Electric Love - darcy stokes

A bed is another essential item that is often quite expensive. TikTok user, Andee Green, makes it seem so easy to make your own bed stand and even falls onto the mattress to illustrate how sturdy it is. As aforementioned though, do your research before attempting any DIY repairs or furniture-making on your own.

4. Refurbish storage furniture

@genevavanderzeil Making a paint storage cabinet. Like for part 2 #upcycling #diy #upcycled #furnituremaking ♬ SUN GOES DOWN - Andreas Roehrig

If your storage cabinet has been looking rather dull or dilapidated, give it a lick of paint for a fresh look that ties in with the rest of your home. While ultimately furniture pieces of utility, storage pieces can still look lovely and add to the overall aesthetic of your space.