Budget Decorating

rope tire ottoman

Easy DIY Tire Ottoman Made with Rope

Have you seen those dreamy rope ottomans on Pinterest? They’re all the rage, especially with a boho decor. When I found out how much the rustic-looking items cost, though, I immediately decided to make a DIY tire ottoman with rope and am very happy with how it turned out! Not only is this DIY home […] Read more…

scarecrow in pot of hydrangea flowers on front porch

Fall Front Porch Decorating Ideas on a Budget

We’ve got a small covered front porch without a lot of space to decorate. But my mission this autumn was to bring some color to the space. After a couple visits to the thrift store, I came up with these fall front porch decorating ideas on a budget. I decided to challenge myself to see […] Read more…

hanging wine bottle holder from macrame yarn

DIY Macrame Wine Bottle Hanger

Wondering what to do with an empty wine bottle, besides recycle it? If you want to upcycle a wine bottle (or create a beautiful wine bottle holder for a gift), then you’ll love this easy DIY macrame wine bottle hanger. I used this tutorial to make a hanging wine bottle vase. But you can use […] Read more…

paintbrush with yellow paint against orange background

17 Easy DIY Leftover Paint Projects

Brilliant ways to save money with leftover paint projects to spruce up your home. Paint is perhaps the cheapest way to makeover. But what about all the paint that’s leftover when you’re finished with your project? You don’t want to waste it! Instead of tossing that extra paint after your next home improvement project, keep […] Read more…

used furniture in thrift store

7 Must-Know Tips for Buying Used Furniture

Must-know tips for buying used furniture at thrift stores, garage sales and online marketplaces. Purchasing used and second hand furniture is a great way to save a little bit of money while decorating your home. Yet, purchasing used furniture can sometimes be a gamble. Which is why you must know these tips for buying used […] Read more…

Theater room in luxury home with lounge chairs

Cheap DIY Home Theater Room: How to Build on a Budget

Miss going out to movies in movie theaters? Wondering how difficult it would be to create a DIY home theater room? With the cost of movie tickets increasing, plus theaters closed for business, you might be thinking about converting some of your space at home into a movie room. While building a home theater sounds […] Read more…

jars of pink paint samples with brushes on white background

Where to Find Free Craft Supplies for DIY Projects

Where to find free craft supplies and free DIY supplies for home improvement projects that cost less! Making DIY projects at home is fun and creative! But it can also be so expensive! Luckily, there are easy ways you can craft for less. Finding craft freebies to use for your projects is an easy way […] Read more…

fabric covered Pillows on couch

How to Make a Throw Pillow Cover: 5 Simple Steps

How to make removable throw pillow covers for inexpensive pillow forms. Do you love changing your throw pillows often? I know I do! But I don’t always want to buy new pillows, when all I want to do is change the cover. Plus, storing throw pillows when you’re not using them (such as for a […] Read more…

terrazzo tile designs

19 Colorful DIY Terrazzo Crafts

Terrazzo is possibly one of the hottest “new” trends in home decor. Which is funny, because the material is super old. But everything old is new again, which is why you’ll love these fun DIY terrazzo crafts! I personally started to fall in love with Terrazzo when I found a 4-pack of these coasters on […] Read more…

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