You’d be surprised of all the things you can create and transform with an iron on transfer. And you may be even more surprised that you can create those transfers yourself. So let’s take a look at 20 projects that help you learn how to do just that. Take a peek at these funky DIY iron on transfer ideas and get your hands dirty with the creation.
1. Farmer’s Market Tote
Buy some transfer sheets, create the design and follow the Casual Craftlete in her steps of creating this adorable farmer’s market tote bag.
2. Hello Pillow
At the Shabby Creek Cottage, you’ll see how you can take iron-on vinyl, cut out your own design and get to work creating something brand-new for your home.
3. Pineapple Dress
With some free printable pineapples, Studio DIY created this adorable dress! Follow the steps, grab the materials and get to work making your own now!
4. Beach Cover Up
“Dune Our Thing” is a funky, catchy piece to place on your upcycled beach cover up. And all you need besides the old tee is some letter iron ons thanks for Brit + Co‘s simple idea.
5. Spring Treats
Live Laugh Rowe brings us some beautiful, spring inspiration with these treat bags. And gives us some free printables to create our own with!
6. Floral Heart Tee
We love classic tees and all the amazing ways you can upcycle and make them new. Take this floral heart transfer, for example, and see how The Pretty Life Girls made it happen.
7. Kitchen Towels
These mason jar transfers that you can make yourself with on printable transfer paper are too cute. And, thanks to Confessions of a Plate Addict, you can create some new kitchen or tea towels for yourself!
8. Pillow Pet
Yes, you can even make your own “pillow pets,” with a tutorial and the inspiration from Go Make Me. The little kids of the house will love these, don’t you think?
9. Paris Tablerunner
The Graphics Fairy has some Parisian inspiration or us. Grab one of these French addresses and attached them to something around the house that needs some jazz, like a tablerunner!
10. Phone Cover
Use your own photos or this woodland print to create some funky, new phone cases. Find out how and where to make this happen at Country Living.
11. Gift Tags
From Christmas to birthdays, create unique, customized gift tags with the help of iron on transfer. Satori teaches us how.
12. Sprinkle Pillow
Made with iron-on vinyl, we’re in love with this sprinkled pillow from Paper & Stitch. It’s so modern, funky and easy to make!
13. Floral Vans
These floral Vans from Always Rooney are way too adorable to be handmade with iron on transfers, right? Well, you’re wrong. You too can design your own sneakers and update an old pair.
14. Mac Tee
Brit + Co shows us several funny, adorable tee ideas for the men in our lives. And this one has to be one of our favorites.
15. Vintage Pillows
According to Pocket Full of Whimsy, it’s as easy as wax paper for printing your old photos and transferring them to throw pillows for around the house.
16. Bridal Robe
Taking an store-bought iron on and customizing it to our own liking will never look as easy as it does at Something Turquoise, and we love this chic bridal robe project!
17. Baby Blanket
Whipperberry took beautiful paint and created her own iron transfer from it. Then she created a baby blanket that’s not only trendy but personalized too.
18. Geo Tote
Hop over to Make and Tell to see how this geo triangle tote was made easily and cleanly. And you may even find a free printable while you’re at it.
19. Bunny Tee
How can you not do everything but fall in love with this adorable vintage, bunny tee? See how easy it was made with the help of Alice & Lois.
20. Calligraphy Pillows
Style Me Pretty shows us how to recreate these adorable calligraphy-adorned pillows. They’re youthful and romantic, and don’t forget you can use colored pillow cases for your own project.