Unique & Fun Rainbow Home Decor & Craft Ideas
A fun collection of my
When I see a rainbow, whether it’s a real one or one in the home, I can’t help but smile. I’ve even added a bit of rainbow home decor to my own home.
Much to the puzzlement of my husband, I re-arranged the books on our bookshelves into a rainbow based on the colour of the spine of each book.
It immediately brightened up the study. I’ve noticed that when someone walks into the room and spots it, their face breaks out into a smile. My husband had to admit it looked good, even though it’s not how he’d usually sort the books.
If you are looking for some rainbow wall decor there are some beautiful vintage color wheel posters that you can frame and hang.
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The Rainbow Home Decor Ideas
1. Rainbow Chairs – Inmyownstyle
Instead of having your dining room chairs all the same, why not spray paint each one a different
The only trouble with this upcycle is that I know my boys will be fighting of which colour chair they want to sit in. I think there would be fights over the orange chair!
2. Rainbow Stairs – Planete-Deco
You could always go for a dramatic rainbow in the hallway by painting a rainbow stairway. I’m in the process of revamping my own stairs and I am tempted to do this.
3. Rainbow Books –
This must be one of the easiest ways to add a rainbow, not a spray paint in sight. The books in my living room look very much like this, I think we even have the same IKEA Billy bookcase.
4. Rainbow Lamp – Pillarboxblue
This was one I did myself. It was so easy to do. Who knew spray painting a lampshade would look so good? I love a colourful pom pom too!
5. Paint-dipped utensils –
For a hint of a rainbow home decor in the kitchen, paint dip your utensils.
6. DIY Rainbow Rug – Prettydesigns
Upcycle some old t-shirts and crochet your own rainbow rug. I personally think this is stunning and the finish is amazing.
7. Rainbow Shelves –
This is one
8. Rainbow Paper Flowers – Craftaholicsanonymous
These paper flowers are just gorgeous. They are actually very simple to make.
9. Granny Square Blanket – Accordingtomat
Brighten up the bedroom, with this colourful granny square bedspread. This is a project you could make over time.
This is another one of my rainbow home decor crafts. I told you I was a sucker for rainbow home decor. These thistles are so easy to make.
11. Rainbow Clock –
This clock looks like great fun. I’m not sure how easy it will be able to tell time though.
12. Rainbow Tin Can Planter – Pillarboxblue
You can take your rainbow home decor outside and make a
I know I said 12 rainbow home decor ideas, but since posting this round-up I’ve added another rainbow craft to my blog. These wonderful repurposed planters made from old glasses, candlesticks and bowls.
They are great for showing off succulents as the different heights and colours of the planters make for a fun display.
These gorgeous leather pen pots are made from an upcycled faux leather handbag. The rainbow is painted on with watercolour paints. The pots can also be used as planters.
This is so simple and affordable to make with old frames from the local junk shop. The bird prints are free to download too.
These gorgeous DIY pom-pom flowers are inspired by the Marimekko Unikko poppy and a great yarn stash buster.
If you liked this post you might enjoy some of my other fun home decor round-ups.