website(1,) 206 Best DIY Sunflower Decor Ideas For Kitchens

206 Best DIY Sunflower Decor Ideas For Kitchens

Brighten Up Your Cooking Space with 206 Fun Sunflower-Inspired DIYs

Bring the beauty of sunflowers into your kitchen with these gorgeous DIY sunflower décor ideas.

Sunflowers are the perfect way to brighten up your kitchen and dining spaces and give them a fresh, late summer vibe.

A sunflower kitchen decor theme is cheerful and inviting. Sunflowers are known for representing happiness, so what better way to make your kitchen the heart of your home?

Here are over 206 of the best DIY sunflower decor ideas to give your kitchen, dining or living room a sunny transformation. 

Wall and Cabinet Decorations: 27 Ideas

Infuse warmth and cheer into your kitchen with sunflower-inspired decorations. Explore handwoven yarn hangings, sunflower wall shelves, sunny yellow wreaths, striped café curtains, metal sunflower sculptures, and framed pressed yellow flowers. These vibrant and versatile adornments brighten walls and cabinets, creating a welcoming ambiance.

1. Paint sunflower designs or patterns onto kitchen canisters.

2. Make sunflower wall art using canvas paint, fabric sunflowers, or paper sunflower templates.

3. Display a beautiful sunflower wreath on the kitchen wall or as a focal point.

4. Use sunflower decals or wallpaper to decorate walls.

5. Hang a sunflower wall clock or sunflower wall décor.

6. Craft sunflowers out of felt or crepe paper and display them.

7. Paint one wall of the kitchen or dining area a cheerful yellow. Add touches of sunflower art.

8. Decorate picture frames, mirrors, and bulletin boards with sunflower stickers or scrapbook paper.

9. Hang a yellow metal sunflower sculpture or wall art on a blank kitchen wall.

10. Paint a sunflower mural on one wall for a bold accent.

11. Weave yellow and brown yarn into a sunflower wall hanging.

12. Make sunflower wall shelves to display vases, cookbooks, etc.

13. Hang a brightly coloured sunflower wreath on your front door.

14. Hang yellow and white striped café curtains on kitchen windows.

15. Hang a yellow wreath made from yarn, felt or fabric on your wall.

16. Hang up a brightly coloured sunflower metal wall sculpture.

17. Hang up framed pressed yellow flowers like roses or daisies.

18. Hang a yellow wreath made from yarn or fabric on your kitchen wall.

19. Craft a yellow yarn wreath for your kitchen wall.

20. Hang up brightly coloured sunflower plates on the wall for fun and contemporary style.

21. Paint sunflower designs or patterns onto kitchen canisters for a handmade touch. Stencils make it easy to recreate sunflower shapes.

22. Make sunflower wall art using canvas paint, fabric sunflowers, or paper sunflower templates. Hang above the kitchen or dining table.

23. Display a beautiful sunflower wreath on the kitchen wall or on top of cabinets as a focal point.

24. Use sunflower decals or wallpaper to decorate one wall, corner or the entire kitchen. A subtle sunflower pattern can go a long way.

25. Hang a sunflower wall clock or sunflower wall décor for a pop of colour and texture.

26. Decorate picture frames, mirrors and bulletin boards with sunflower stickers or scrapbook paper.

27. Make DIY sunflower wreaths out of tissue paper, felt or fabric to hang up.

Table and Counter Decorations: 21 Ideas

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Elevate your tables and counters with sunflower-themed accents. From yellow ceramic vases and clay bowls to sunflower table runners and coordinated placemats, these decorations bring a sunny flair. Display fresh and faux yellow flowers, arrange fruits in vibrant bowls, and craft tiered tray centrepieces for a burst of cheerful colour and warmth on every surface.

28. Create a sunflower centrepiece for the dining table.

29. Craft paper sunflower-shaped petals and display in a vase or make a vibrant sunflower garland.

30. Incorporate sunflowers into the dining area with sunflower napkin rings, placemats, and table runners.

31. Arrange faux or dried sunflowers in containers atop counters, shelves, and the fridge.

32. Display a bouquet of bright yellow sunflowers on your kitchen countertop or island.

33. Make a sunflower table runner with yellow fabric and brown accents.

34. Display fresh sunflowers in yellow cans, pitchers or teapots.

35. Use yellow dishes, mugs, pots, and pans for a coordinated look.

36. Create a sunflower table runner using bold yellow fabric.

37. Use yellow placemats and cloth napkins for pops of colour.

38. Arrange various yellow flowers like daisies, tulips, roses in vases.

39. Make yellow bowls out of modelling clay and display them around the kitchen.

40. Arrange yellow apples, lemons, kumquats in a bowl or basket.

41. Arrange yellow tulips or lilies in a yellow ceramic vase.

42. Display yellow cookbooks and kitchen accessories on shelves.

43. Arrange yellow lemons, limes, oranges in a glass pitcher or bowl.

44. Create a beautiful sunflower-themed tiered tray for your kitchen countertop.

45. Craft a tiered tray centrepiece for your dining room table.

46. Create a sunflower centrepiece with bright yellow roses or other yellow blooms for your table.

47. Display a bouquet of bright yellow sunflowers on your kitchen countertop or island.

48. Accent your shelves with yellow plates, bowls, mugs and utensils.

Kitchen Linens and Textiles: 22 Ideas

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Infuse warmth and colour into your kitchen with sunflower-themed linens and textiles. Opt for kitchen towels, aprons, and chair cushions in sunny yellow hues. Gingham tablecloths, striped runners, and yellow rick rack adorned potholders elevate the space, making it welcoming and vibrant. These textiles not only serve a functional purpose but also act as decorative elements, enhancing the overall aesthetic of your kitchen.

49. Bring in sunflower dish towels, oven mitts, and aprons.

50. Add sunflower flour sack towels, pot holders, and trivets.

51. Sew a simple sunflower table runner.

52. Decorate your kitchen or dining chairs with sunflower patterned fabric.

53. Sew sunflower pillows for kitchen chairs or window seats.

54. Use yellow placemats, napkins, tablecloths, oven mitts, and aprons throughout the kitchen.

55. Decorate chairs with sunflower chair cushions in yellows, browns, and tans.

56. Sew a yellow sunflower pillow or cushion for kitchen breakfast nook.

57. Make sunflower curtain tiebacks.

58. Sew yellow sunflower pillows to place on kitchen or dining chairs.

59. Use yellow patterned fabric to make chair cushions or pillow covers.

60. Use yellow tablecloths and runners on kitchen and dining tables.

61. Create yellow and white striped curtains for kitchen windows.

62. Use a yellow tablecloth with a brown runner down the centre.

63. Decorate your kitchen chairs with yellow and white striped cushions.

64. Use a yellow and white gingham tablecloth.

65. Decorate aprons, towels, and potholders with yellow rick rack or bias tape.

66. Sunflower kitchen towels and a sunflower apron add a fresh pop of colour.

67. Bring in sunflower dish towels, oven mitts and aprons for an easy kitchen accent. Bonus: sunflower kitchen linens look great and protect your hands.

68. Add sunflower flour sack towels, pot holders and trivets for an inexpensive pop of colour.

69. Sew a simple sunflower table runner for your dining table or kitchen countertop.

70. Decorate your kitchen or dining chairs with bright and colourful sunflower patterned fabric.

Containers and Storage Decorations: 15 Ideas 

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Revitalise your kitchen storage with sunflower and yellow-themed containers. Decorate canisters and mason jars with DIY sunflower designs, or utilise yellow ribbons for a cheerful touch. Yellow ceramic canisters and vintage tins on open shelves offer both style and functionality. Glass bottles and jars holding fresh yellow blooms can serve as unique storage solutions while adding a natural element. These container decorations contribute to an organised yet lively kitchen atmosphere.

71. Paint terra cotta pots yellow and plant sunflowers in them for counters and windowsills.

72. Add sunflower accents like ceramic kitchen canisters, wire baskets, and utensil crocks.

73. Use yellow vases, bottles, or Mason jars to hold fresh sunflowers.

74. Make your own sunflower welcome mat for the front or back door.

75. Decorate jars and containers with ribbon, raffia, or fabric in sunny yellow hues.

76. Use yellow tins to organise tea bags, coffee, sugar, and other dry goods.

77. Tie yellow ribbon around Mason jars and use for storing kitchen tools.

78. Decorate canisters with DIY sunflower scrapbook paper or tissue paper.

79. Paint terra cotta pots yellow and use them for holding kitchen tools.

80. Decorate mason jars with yellow ribbon and use for organising.

81. Display vintage yellow tins and containers on open shelving.

82. Use yellow glass or ceramic kitchen canisters for storage.

83. Decorate shelves with yellow ceramic canisters, planters, and bowls.

84. Decorate blank canisters with faux blooms or painted sunflower designs.

85. Craft paper sunflowers and display them in jars on shelves, counters and your kitchen table.

 DIY Crafts and Art: 28 Ideas 

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Unleash your creativity with DIY sunflower crafts and art projects to infuse personality into your kitchen. Craft vibrant sunflower wall hangings, paintings, and mosaics using a mix of yellow and brown hues. Handmade paper or fabric sunflowers displayed in vases, and personalised sunflower candles can introduce an artistic touch. Whether creating a sunflower chandelier or decorating objects with sunflower motifs, these crafts are an expression of your individuality and a nod to the sunny theme.

86. Craft a stunning sunflower wreath out of faux sunflowers or dried blooms.

87. Make your own sunflower seed head art.

88. Craft paper sunflowers and display them in jars.

89. Create a beautiful sunflowers centrepiece with yellow petal roses.

90. Make your own sunflower canvas art or prints.

91. Craft sunflowers out of burlap, felt, Perler beads, origami, and clay.

92. Create a sunflower chandelier by attaching paper blooms to a pendant light.

93. Make sunflower refrigerator magnets out of polymer clay, felt, or yellow pom poms.

94. Create sunflower art using yellow polymer clay rolled flat and cut into shapes.

95. Make decorative sunflower plates using clay or ceramic paints.

96. Create a decoupage sunflower art piece using napkins or tissue paper.

97. Make sunflower coasters out of wood, cork or yellow ceramic tiles.

98. Craft yellow paper sunflower garlands for over windows or doorways.

99. Craft paper or fabric sunflower garlands for over counters or island.

100. Create decorative plates, coasters or tiles with a yellow and brown sunflower mosaic design.

101. Create a sunflower mosaic backsplash using yellow and brown tiles.

102. Decorate mugs, vases and jars with sunflower scrapbook paper or washi tape.

103. Craft paper or fabric sunflowers and display in yellow vases.

104. Craft yellow paper roses and display them in yellow vases.

105. Create a sunflower painting on canvas using yellows and browns.

106. Craft paper sunflowers and display them in yellow teacups.

107. Craft paper yellow peonies and display them in glass bottles.

108. Make yellow tissue paper rosettes to string into a garland.

109. Craft paper sunflowers and display them in vases.

110. Use paper petals to make a vibrant sunflower garland.

111. Make your own sunflower seed head art to hang in the kitchen or above the dining table.

112. Make your own sunflower canvas art or prints for the kitchen or dining room walls.

113. Craft sunflowers out of felt or crepe paper and display them in glass jars.

 Small Accent Pieces: 11 Ideas 

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Small accent pieces, such as sunflower magnets, ceramic decorations, and miniature vases, bring charming details into the kitchen. With their sunny disposition, these accents can turn ordinary items into delightful focal points. Arrange yellow ceramic figurines, like chickens or birds, around the space, or opt for sunflower-themed kitchenware to subtly integrate the theme. These petite treasures offer a simple yet effective way to sprinkle sunflower cheer throughout your kitchen environment.

114. Incorporate sunflower accents like salt and pepper shakers, spoon rests, and trivets.

115. Use washi tape, contact paper, or wall decals to add a subtle sunflower pattern.

116. Use yellow ribbon to make bows for drawer pulls or cabinet handles.

117. Make sunflower stickers and use them on laptops, water bottles, etc.

118. Create a sunflower collage with scrapbook paper on canvas or wood.

119. Make sunflower candles with yellow wax and sunflower scents.

120. Decorate your refrigerator with yellow sunflower magnets.

121. Craft yellow clay sunflower magnets for the refrigerator.

122. Display yellow ceramic chickens, roosters, or birds around the kitchen.

123. Decorate your window sill with yellow succulents in terracotta pots.

124. Incorporate sunflower accents like salt and pepper shakers, spoon rests and trivets.

 Floor and Window Decorations: 10 Ideas 

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Floor and Window Decorations can transform the ambiance of your kitchen. Opt for yellow and white striped curtains to add warmth and brightness, or consider sunflower-themed mats to greet guests with a cheerful note. Utilising yellow gingham or striped table runners and ruffled curtains introduces a playful yet sophisticated touch. These decorations not only enrich the aesthetic but also enhance the welcoming vibe of the space, creating a sunny atmosphere that complements the sunflower theme splendidly.

125. For small kitchens, opt for sunflower window valances, a mini sunflower rug, or sunflower accent pieces.

126. Hang curtains or roman shades in a yellow or sunflower pattern.

177. Make a sunflower rug for your kitchen floor by painting a canvas or using rug yarn.

128. Sew or purchase yellow cafe curtains with white polka dots for a retro vibe.

129. Hang a sunflower welcome wreath for your front door.

130. Display yellow ruffled or gingham window curtains in the kitchen.

131. Make a sunflower welcome mat for your kitchen's back door.

132. Arrange sunflowers in a yellow teapot instead of a vase.

133. For small kitchens, opt for sunflower window valances, a mini sunflower rug, or sunflower accent pieces.

134. Hang curtains or roman shades in a yellow or sunflower pattern to bring vibrancy to your windows.

 Creative Uses of Colour: 16 Ideas 

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In this category, the use of vibrant yellows and rich browns is central to evoking the essence of sunflowers throughout the kitchen. Consider painting a wall, a kitchen island, or the inside of a cabinet with a cheerful yellow, infusing the space with warmth and energy. These creative uses of colour work harmoniously to establish a sunny, uplifting atmosphere, and when balanced correctly, they can make the sunflower theme resonate throughout the space, providing a delightful visual experience.

135. Use yellow spray paint to create a sunflower design on kitchen canisters.

136. Paint your kitchen island or countertops yellow for a sunflower-inspired accent.

137. Use yellow placemats and napkins along with a sunflower centerpiece.

138. Use preppy striped or chequered yellow tablecloths paired with mason jars of sunflowers.

139. Use yellow glass bottles, vases, and containers for storing kitchen tools.

140. Use yellow candles of varying heights in candlesticks on the kitchen window sill.

141. Paint the inside of kitchen cabinets a cheerful sunshine yellow.

142. Paint one wall of your kitchen a cheerful yellow.

143. Paint sunflower designs on kitchen utensils using yellow nail polish.

144. Paint the inside of a hutch or cabinet a cheery sunshine yellow.

145. Paint your kitchen island yellow for a bright pop of colour.

146. Paint your own set of sunflower-shaped plates using acrylic paints.

147. Paint terra cotta pots yellow and arrange faux yellow blooms in them.

148. Paint a vintage yellow step stool or chair for extra seating.

149. Use yellow spray paint to create a fun ombre or modern design on kitchen canisters.

150. Paint your kitchen island or countertops yellow for a cheery sunflower-inspired accent.

 Natural and Fresh Elements: 17 Ideas 

yellow lemon fruits on white surface

This category brings a breath of fresh air to your kitchen with the incorporation of natural and fresh elements. Think freshly cut yellow tulips, daisies, or sunflowers arranged in teapots or vases, and fruits like lemons, oranges, and apples displayed in bowls or baskets. The vividness of fresh flowers and fruits not only enhances the aesthetic appeal but also adds a layer of authenticity and vitality to the sunflower theme, creating a space that feels as lively and refreshing as it looks.

151. Arrange lemons, limes, or yellow apples in a bowl for a natural sunflower look.

152. Arrange yellow lemons, oranges, limes, or kumquats in a glass bowl or vase for a natural sunflower look.

153. Display lemons and limes in a glass pitcher or jar for a natural sunflower kitchen decoration look.

154. Arrange yellow fruits like lemons, oranges, apples in a bowl or basket.

155. Display lemons and oranges in a glass bowl or vase for sunflower accents.

156. Use yellow glass bottles and vases for fresh flower arrangements.

157. Arrange yellow daisies, tulips, lilies in different vases or jars.

158. Display fresh daffodils, marigolds, daisies, roses in yellow hues.

159. Arrange freshly cut yellow tulips, carnations, or daisies in a vase.

160. Arrange yellow tulips in a yellow ceramic vase.

161. Arrange yellow daisies, carnations, or alstroemeria in short vases.

162. Display single stems of yellow tulips, daisies or roses in different yellow vases.

163. Create a floral sunflower wreath using yellow silk flowers.

164. Create a floral sunflower wreath with yellow silk or paper flowers.

165. Create a yellow wreath with lemons, oranges, or limes.

166. Arrange various yellow flowers like daisies, tulips, roses in vases.

167. Display lemons and oranges in a glass bowl or vase for sunflower accents.

 Other Creative Ideas: 39 Ideas 

Explore a myriad of miscellaneous creative concepts in this category to add a unique flair to your sunflower-themed kitchen. From painting a vintage step stool a cheerful yellow, to crafting a floral wreath with silk sunflowers, these innovative ideas encourage you to think outside the box. Whether it’s using sunflower-shaped plates found at thrift stores or crafting a tiered tray centrepiece adorned with sunny décor, these diverse suggestions offer a blend of the unexpected and charming to complete your sunflower kitchen décor.

168. Create a sunflower mosaic backsplash using yellow and brown tiles or glass.

169. Decorate your stovetop backsplash with removable yellow and brown wallpaper.

170. Create DIY sunflower wind chimes using yellow mugs or terra cotta pots.

171. Make your own sunflower wax melts with yellow wax and sunflower scents.

172. Make sunflower succulent planters for your window sills.

173. Craft DIY paper or fabric sunflower pennants and hang over sink or island.

174. Make cute sunflower soaps or bath bombs using yellow and brown colours. Display in kitchen.

175. Make sunflower coasters using square cork board, fabric, or yellow ceramic tiles.

176. Craft paper artificial sunflowers out of tissue paper, scrapbook paper, or wrapping paper.

177. Create a yellow tablecloth and use sunflower napkin rings.

178. Make sunflower prints using potatoes, corks, or other objects dipped in yellow paint.

179. Create sunflower shelf paper with scrapbook paper to line shelves or drawers.

180. Make a sunflower welcome wreath for your front door to carry the sunflower theme throughout your home.

181. Make a sunflower lampshade or cover existing lampshade in yellow fabric.

182. Decorate a kitchen mirror or clock with yellow and brown mosaic tiles.

183. Display yellow or sunflower themed cookbooks on kitchen shelves.

184. Make a sunflower chandelier by adding paper blooms to a pendant light.

185. Display a yellow tea set on an open shelving.

186. Create a yellow shelf liner using contact paper or gift wrap.

187. Make yellow vases out of clay or paint terra cotta pots yellow.

188. Create a sunflower canvas tote bag to hold cookbooks or tablets.

189. Make yellow paper flower garlands out of tissue paper, crepe paper, etc.

190. Use yellow vases and jars for fresh flower arrangements.

191. Craft a yellow crochet doily to go under under a vase or bowl.

192. Create sunflower kitchen décor ideas with bowls, vases, and jars out of yellow modelling clay.

193. Use yellow placemats and cloth napkins on your dining table.

194. Use a gingham or striped yellow table runner down the centre of your table.

195. Arrange yellow tulips in a yellow ceramic pitcher or carafe as a centrepiece.

196. Look for vintage sunflower plates and display them on your wall.

197. Make sunflower-themed candles or soaps for a cosy atmosphere.

198. Paint terra cotta pots yellow and plant sunflowers in them for counters and windowsills.

199. Give your kitchen or dining chairs a makeover with DIY sunflower chair pads.

200. Craft paper sunflower garlands to hang over kitchen counters, shelves or your sink area.

201. Make a sunflower rug for your kitchen floor by painting a canvas or using rug yarn.

202. Craft paper sunflowers and display them in mason jars of varying sizes.

203. Create a sunflower mosaic backsplash using yellow and brown tiles or glass.

204. Sew sunflower pillows in bright yellows and tans for kitchen chairs or window seats.

205. Use yellow placemats and napkins along with a sunflower centrepiece for kitchen or dining tables.

206. Make yellow bowls out of modelling clay and display them around the kitchen.

The vibrant yellow petals of sunflowers bring such a warm, inviting vibe to any kitchen. With so many easy and budget-friendly ways to incorporate this classic flower, your kitchen is sure to feel like a sunny escape.

Hopefully these DIY sunflower decoration ideas have sparked inspiration for your own space. The next time you want to give your kitchen a fresh look on a budget, think sunflowers!

Ardene Stoneman 29 September, 2023
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