New Year is coming and it means that it\u2019s time to bring something fresh and new to your room d\u00e9cor.It\u2019s nice to surround yourself with some good-looking pieces of furniture, new textile, pictures, and statuettes.\r\n\r\nThe great think about updating your room d\u00e9cor is that you don\u2019t have to spend tons of money to buy it. Your room is the space where you can let all your creative freedom out. By doing a simple room DIY project using materials that you already have at home, you\u2019ll be able to transform your room and give it a new, fresh look.\r\n\r\nMoreover, doing a DIY project is agreat way to spendtime with your kids and engage their creative vision to make these DIYs more personalized.\r\n\r\nInterested? Let\u2019s take a look at 7best DIY room project ideas you can try to greet the New Year with the new room d\u00e9cor.\r\n1. Colorful Washi Tape Wall\r\nDo you have walls in your room that are painted with plain color? Then this DIY project is a perfect match for you. Washi tape is a simple material that can help you transform your room and make it more festive-looking.\r\n\r\nHere\u2019s the example my friend Sara Jackson, a researcher atessayontime.com,used to make walls in her room look more elegant:\r\n\r\nFor this project you\u2019ll need:\r\n\r\n \tpencil\r\n \tWashi tape\r\n \tScissors\r\n \tRuler\r\n\r\nThe ruler may be optional if you\u2019re not looking for completely even and perfect-looking geometric forms.Simply create a pattern you want to follow by doing some light pencil strokes on a wall, then take your washi tape and follow the patternby adjusting it to the wall.\r\n\r\nYou can take multi-colored washi tape,it\u2019s entirely up to you and your vision. Washi tape allows you to follow any pattern you like, it\u2019s simple to adjust and to remove if you make a mistake. It\u2019s a great DIY project to involve your family and enjoy the result together.\r\n2. Romantic Teacup Candle\r\nThis is a great DIY project that is perfect for the wintery time of year. It will make your room look more elegant, romantic and cozy. It\u2019s very easy to make and you\u2019llbe able to enjoy the results of this DIY project all year around.\r\n\r\nTo make DIY teacup candles, you\u2019ll need:\r\n\r\n \t14 ounces candle wax (the measurements depend on how many candles you want to make);\r\n \tA pot to melt and pour the wax into candles;\r\n \tFood coloring;\r\n \tEssential oil of your preference;\r\n \tWicks\r\n \tClothes pegs to hold wick son top of the teacups\r\n\r\nThe project is very easy: you take the teacups you don\u2019t use. While the wax is melting on your stove,place wicks in your cups and secure their tips on top of the cups with a clothes peg. When the wax has melted, add a bit of food coloring and essential oil, mix everything together and fill thecups. Let everything cool down and sit, remove clothes pegs. Your DIYteacup candles are ready.\r\n\r\nThis DIY project is also a great giftto anyone. When I was working at\u00a0collegepaper, I gave these candles as a present to some of mycolleagues and they loved it. This project is not time-consuming and is very fun to make.\r\n3. Memorable Clipboard Photos\r\nI was inspired to create this DIY project when I saw similar\u00a0photoclipboards on ETSY. They don\u2019t take much time tomake, don\u2019t require too many materials and look very pretty on awall. You can use them to d\u00e9cor any room at home and change photosin them any time you get tired from the previous ones.\r\n\r\nFor this DIY project you\u2019ll need:\r\n\r\n \tClipboards;\r\n \tThin rope;\r\n \tHammer and nails;\r\n \tElectric drill orscrewdriver;\r\n \tPhotos or pictures you like.\r\n\r\nIt\u2019s very simple: take yourclipboards, electric drill or screwdriver, and make little holes atthe top corners of the clipboards. Take a piece of thin rope, make asmall knot at the one end, pull the rope through the hole in onecorner and through the other hole in another corner. Make a knot atthe other end of the rope to fix it. Take pictures you like andadjust them on the clipboard. Hammer the nails in the wall and hangthe clipboards.\r\n\r\nThat\u2019s pretty much it. You can usedifferent levels and patterns to hang the clipboards. I\u2019ve donethis DIY project for my colleagues atAssignmentMasters and they use it even today to place reminders.This is a great and practical DIY to make.\r\n4. Chic Acrylic Paint Wall Art\r\nCreating art is a greatway to relieve stress. Using acrylic paint to createwall art is the latest trend in room d\u00e9cor. The fun part is that youdon\u2019t have to be an artist to do it. It\u2019s all up to yourcreativity and vision.\r\n\r\nMaterials you need:\r\n\r\n \tCanvas;\r\n \tAcrylic paint;\r\n \tSome brushes.\r\n\r\nYou can create acrylic paintings byusing pouring technique by separating different colors of acrylicpaint into different containers and simply pouring the paint on thecanvas. You can create different patterns using the colors that matchyour room d\u00e9cor. It\u2019s a perfect way to design your room and tounwind.\r\n5. Cozy Repurposed Sweater Pillow cases\r\nDo you have some sweaters you don\u2019t wear? Repurpose them and create cozy wintery sweater pillowcases!This is a great addition to your room d\u00e9cor.\r\n\r\nFor this DIY project you\u2019ll need:\r\n\r\n \tA throw pillow;\r\n \tAn old sweater\r\n \tStick pins;\r\n \tScissors;\r\n \tNeedle and thread matchingthe color of your sweater;\r\n \tButtons (optional).\r\n\r\nTo check the fit, stuff the sweaterwith a pillow. You don\u2019t want the pillowcase to hang around theedges. Cut the sleeves and the neck of your sweater and use stickpins to hold the sweater together. Remove the pillow, turn thesweater inside out and sew the edges together, skipping one edge toput a pillow back in. After you\u2019ve placed a pillow in yourpillowcase, fold the edges inside. Your sweater pillowcase is ready!\r\n6. Elegant Picture Frame CandleHolder\r\nThis is one of my favorite room DIY projects. My friend and colleague Francis Green, a project manager from\u00a0BrillAssignment, shared it with me.\r\n\r\nTo create a picture frame candle holder, you\u2019ll need:\r\n\r\n \t4 one size picture frames;\r\n \tGlue gun;\r\n \tAcrylic paint\r\n\r\nReplace cardboard pieces and pictures from your picture frames. Take a glue gun and glue class to the picture frames to secure it. After that, you can glue all picture frames together to form a shape of a box. Take acrylic paint of yourchoice and paint the frames. It\u2019s a great way to add somethingfresh to your room d\u00e9cor.\r\n7. Simple and Easy Lava Lamps\r\nImage credit:Pinterest\r\n\r\nThis is a great science DIY to createwith your kids.Childrenneed to science more to better understand how theworld around us works. Besides, it\u2019s a great way to spend time!\r\n\r\nTo make this room DIY project, you\u2019llneed:\r\n\r\n \tVase or water bottle(preferably from glass);\r\n \tFood coloring;\r\n \tWater;\r\n \tVegetable oil;\r\n \tAlka Seltzer\r\n\r\nMix water with food coloring. Add about\u00be of vegetable oil to the bottle. Add colored water but don\u2019toverfill the bottle. Break Alka Seltzer into tiny pieces and throw itinto the bottle. That\u2019s it! Put a flashlight under the lamp to letit glow and enjoy the science!\r\nWrapping up\r\nMaking a room DIY project is always agreat way to refresh the design of your room. With these 7 DIY roomproject ideas, a great time full of creativity and fun is guaranteed!