Does your space need a refresh? Maybe you just moved into a new home and want to create a different look? Whatever the reason, we’re here to bring you the top, affordable “do-it-yourself” home décor! Just think, when guests come over and fall in love with your handmade fare, you’ll be able to let them know it’s truly a one-of-a-kind creation.
If you’ve been into Pottery Barn or Restoration Hardware lately, you’ve likely come across large geometric mirrors. You can create this same look for a fraction of the price with a few easy-to-find materials. This DIY star mirror uses twine, nails, a circular mirror and painters tape, with the total cost for the project ringing in at under $25. This masterpiece is sure to be the type of statement piece that can completely transform a room.
All you need is a cheap vase (or recycled aluminum cans) and jute rope to set sail with the nautical vibes. Simply hot-glue the rope into place to produce a unique vessel that complements beachy décor. In fact, these nautical vases are so easy, you may want to make several to utilize throughout your home.
Repurposed Cabinet Tray
Guest will swoon over this chic serving tray that is made out of salvaged cabinet doors. If you’ve got one lying around, great! If not, old (and even sometimes brand new) cabinet doors can be found at Habitat for Humanity ReStores, and of course, hardware stores. Cheese board, serving tray or TV dinner tray, the uses are endless for this gem. Customize yours with handles and paint to make it really pop!
Now this wall-mounted easel is functional home décor at its finest! Need a place to jot down your grocery list? Maybe the kids want to create their next work of art. However you use it, it’s both stylish and practical.
Your traditional cork board gets an upgrade with this DIY piece. Peel and stick cork material can be cut to fit the height and circumference of any lamp. A small hole may need to be made in the back for the cord. Add a circle for the base of the lamp and hot glue it on. This cork lamp is instant décor that can be personalized with photos and other mementos if you so choose.
Shutter Side Table
Rustic shutters (the more weathered, the better) are used to construct this farmhouse side table. Use it in your dining or family room, or on the patio or porch to showcase potted plants or a vase with fresh blooms.
Nesting Bowl Pendant Lights
So, you’re not an electrician? No problem! Believe it or not, nesting bowls can be made into illuminating pedant lights in under an hour. This incredibly easy tutorial will fill you in on exactly how you can pull it off. Bring on the funky flair!
Do you absolutely live for DIY projects? When you get to flex your creative muscles AND save money on home décor, it’s a win-win!