When I was young, I had a pink and purple Huffy with a white basket and a pink bell. I rode it everywhere, and it was my pride and joy. In fact, I fancied myself a bicycle trendsetter, as my peers all had bikes that were basic black and blue.
Over the years, I have never stopped loving a fancy, tricked out bike. Though my grown up bike isn’t pink and purple, it’s got some great accessories and cool colors that take it to the next level. Needless to say, I fully support the amazing list below, which features 21 awesome ideas for upgrading your bike that you can easily do yourself. Follow any of these tutorials, and you’ll be cruising in the coolest bike in town.
#1. Add some cute crochet to your wheel spokes.
#2. Crochet yourself a comfortable cover for your bike seat.
#3. Apply Tagmi, a graphic DIY customization kit, to your wheels.
#4. Given your bark some sparkle with these twinkle lights.
#5. Spray paint it and add some cool pom-poms to your basket.
#6. DIY a wine or picnic kit for two that attaches to your bike.
#7. Decoupage the frame of your bike to give it more color.
#8. Build yourself a handy bike trailer.
#9. Upgrade your bike with some amazing fresh flowers.
#10. Give your bike a black and cream bike make-over
#11. Add a wooden box instead of a basket, complete with yoga mat holder.
#12. Fasten an actual flower basket to the front of your bike.
#13. Add faux flowers to the spokes of your bike’s wheels.
#14. Illuminate your bike with these DIY rim lights.
#15. Add some streamers for some old school bicycle flair.
#16. Make your bike a littler greener by adding some tiny planters.
#17. Crochet some skirt guards for your wheels so your clothing doesn’t get caught in the spokes.
#18. Line your bike’s basket with something colorful.
#19. Top your bike off with a fun bell.
#20. Turn the bicycle wheels into proper color wheels.
#21. Paint your helmet to match the color of your bike.
Bonus. Chair Makeover
Reupholster an old chair in four simple steps: The finished product is totally charming.
Turn an old chair into a custom-made statement.
Use a creative paint job as inspiration for your next chair upcycle.
Interesting fabrics can take shabby old chairs to the next leve..
A large print on a fabric makes for an interesting statement piece.
Have fun with metallic paint and contrasting bold throw pillows.
Turn your chairs from ugly and outdated to modern and fresh.
Do some faux decoupage on an old chair, and spray paint the legs gold.
Spray paint chairs using lace.
DIY an office chair, because the black ones are always ugly anyways.
Make no-sew dining chair that looks like it cost a fortune.
Follow a DIY wooden chair tutorial for some awesome new seating.
Paint chairs in the easiest way possible.
Give a folding chair some gold details with a paint pen.
Turn a chair from Goodwill into something amazing.
DIY an on-trend chevron chair with a few easy steps.
Upgrade your bar stools by giving them some gold accents.
Turn a boring chair into an awesome throne.
DIY a colorful, vintage-inspired chair makeover with Mod Podge and fabric.
Give old, shabby metal chairs a makeover with chalk paint.