With birds chirping and flowers beginning to bloom, you’re more than ready to enjoy the warmth and sunshine of springtime, but is your home? Infuse some natural beauty and freshness into your home this spring with these clever, eco-friendly DIY projects.

Turn an Orange into a Candle

Image Source: Instructables

Image Source: Instructables

Who knew you could make a gorgeous, sweet-smelling candle with just a few common kitchen ingredients? Transmit the invigorating scent of citrus into your living space with this orange peel candle. All you need is an orange peel and a few things you have around your kitchen. Learn how to make it here.

Transform an Old Pallet into a Garden

Image Source: Apartment Therapy

Image Source: Apartment Therapy

Apartment Therapy has a ton of great DIY projects, and this small space pallet garden is one of our favorites.  This beautiful vertical planter is simple to make and will bring life to your patio or deck. View instructions here.

Create a Statement Piece from an Outdated Chandelier

Image Source: DIY Show Off

Image Source: DIY Show Off

Perfect for bringing nature indoors or sprucing up an outdoor living space, this plant chandelier will be the talk of all your house guests. DIY Show Off shares how to create this stunning statement piece here.

Make a Personal Fire Pit

Image Source: The Art of Doing Stuff

Image Source: The Art of Doing Stuff

A unique take on the traditional stone fire pit, this personal fire pit from the Art of Doing Stuff will be a great feature in your home. It’s far more beautiful and inexpensive than anything you’ll find in the stores and adds style and drama to any space. Learn how to make it here.

Relax in Your Hammock

Image Source: The Garden Glove

Image Source: The Garden Glove

Who says hammocks are just for the outdoors? While perfectly suited for a garden, The Garden GLove’s hammock chair is also ideal for a sunroom, bedroom or reading nook. Whether you want to relax inside or out, see how to make your own hammock here.

Attract Butterflies with This Feeder

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Butterflies are lovely, vibrant creatures, and you can attract them to your backyard with this innovative butterfly feeder. Not only do butterflies add beauty into your garden, but also they promote growth through pollinating flowers. And, adorned in gorgeous flowers, this butterfly feeder is a beauty in of itself. Make yours here.

Which DIY projects are you planning on trying? Let us know how it turned out in the comments below!

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