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60 DIY Home Décor Ideas on a Budget

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How to paint a geometric wall

Hey everyone, in this time-lapse video we created a geometric accent wall for our daughter's room!

All we needed was painters tape, some brushes, some 4-inch rollers and around five colors of paint. I suggest that you get a pint in whichever color you choose to be the main color and then you should only need sample sizes for the remaining colors. We painted the entire room and a color called falling snow two days prior to doing the accent wall.

1) Geometric wall art with greens, blacks and greys

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2) Geometric wall art for nursery

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3) Geometric wall art with geometric dots

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4) Grey, silver, powder blue and apple greens

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5) Polka dot wall decals

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6) Boys new bedroom with geometric wall art

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IKEA Furniture hacks you'll love

In this video I'm gonna share with you guys the four IKEA products I flipped for my DIY craft studio. The first IKEA flip we're gonna do is the IKEA PS cabinet.

This cabinet retails at IKEA for $99 but I happen to pick this one up off of the side of the road and I knew why they threw it away0 because it was missing some major parts!

7) Ikea dresser before & after

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8) Ikea bookcase on its side for living room

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9) Ikea dressers used for kitchen island

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10) Use IKEA Grundtal to organize your crafts

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11) KALLAX cabinets on different height next to each other for unique furniture

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12) Ikea BESTÅ, Living Room, Tv unit

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Decorating bedroom with fairy lights

So today's video is going to be attempting to put up my lights yeah it was a struggle!

Okay I have two sets of lights I have these lights to go on the border of my room like you know across the top then I have these lights I'm gonna string above my bed!

So it's like a waterfall type of effect or something like that I saw tv!

13) Bedroom fairy lights

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14) Desk area with lights

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15) Fairy light tree in living room

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16) Fairy lights on bedroom wall

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17) Wire mesh and photos

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18) String lights on bedroom wall

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How to make a dream catcher tutorial

Today we're making a dream catcher - I actually have a special guest today my daughter Sydney who has always been fascinated with dream catchers! We'll be making this dream catcher for us, because dream catchers are meant to be hung above your bed to catch all of the bad dreams!

19) Purple & violet dreamcatcher

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20) Peacock dream catcher

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21) Yellow and blue dreamcatcher

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22) Floral dreamcatcher

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23) Purple and pink dreamcatcher

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24) Lace dream catcher

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How to make your own driftwood!

Hey guys in today's video I'm going to show you how to make your own driftwood art! Tthe items that you'll need for this project include something to hold your sticks I'm using an inflatable pool, I purchased at Canadian Tire you could also use a bucket.

You'll also need bleach and some sandpaper, I purchased mine at Home Depot! A few tips before we get started I would recommend finding branches that have little to no bark left on them.

25) Driftwood wall art

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26) Painted driftwood in a vase

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27) Feathers and driftwood art

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28) Seawitch wands

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29) Colorful driftwood art

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30) Stunning driftwood art

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How to install floating shelves

In this video I'm going to show you how to hang some hidden anchor floating shelves kind of like these ones, so let's get started!

To start you're gonna want to decide where you want to hang your shelves, I'm gonna hang mine right here. I have three different sizes one I'm gonna put right here, there's a smaller size right about here and then even smaller size about here!

31) Floating shelves in toilet

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32) Kitchen floating shelves

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32) Bedroom floating shelves

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34) Floating shelves held up by internal tree

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36) Makeup organizers on floating shelves

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35) Floating shelves on subway tiles

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DIY Mirror mosaic wall art

We're going to be breaking things in this project so make sure you put some safety glasses on first!

This is an old cheat mirror that I got Lowe's for about six bucks. If you're uncomfortable with the idea of breaking a mirror yourself you can always go to a glass shop and ask if they have any broken mirror that you can just have.

37) Mosaic mirror on black background

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38) Mosaic mirror on back of door

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39) Mosaic art on bathroom wall

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40) Broken mirror artwork

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41) Broken mirror wall art

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42) Mosaic wall art for living room wall

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10 Easy and cheap pallet furniture ideas

Hi guys today we're making some really easy pallet furniture. For example, we'll be making a two-seater couch from recycled pallets which means you're going to need three euro size pellets and these are the 1200 millimeter long ones by 800 millimeter wide.

And they're easily identifiable by this e pal symbol that you'll find on the side of them. Next you're going to need three pieces of timber you can get from your hardware shop.

43) Great idea for not mounting tv to wall directly

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44) Pallet furniture with string lights

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45) Pallet table storage

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46) Pallet hallway stand

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47) Coffee table from reclaimed wood

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48) Vanity made from reclaimed wood

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How to make a terrarium

Hey guys, today I'm putting together a terrarium! I already put together one and I think it turned out really cute and I've got the second one here because I wanted a set and I thought this would be a really good opportunity to show you guys how I layer all of my ingredients into a terrarium, because I do it a little bit different than a lot of the other tutorials!

So in this terrarium I used in East Indian Holly fern, which is really pretty! It's got beautiful variegated in the foliage and then I've got a faux layer of pebbles at the bottom and hen a layer of soil with a little bit of charcoal. Then I've got decorative moss and larger stones and pine cones!

49) Beautiful terrarium

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50) Green forest terrarium

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51) Terrarium with river

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52) Terrarium scene

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53) Terrarium with bridge

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54) Terrarium with waterfall and horses

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How to make a loft bed

Today we're gonna be making a DIY loft bed for less than 75 bucks worth of lumber - two-by-fours in two-by-sixes.

I started off by cutting some of the boards right down the middle and this put me a hair over five and a half inches wide which is the same size as a two by six and when I started cutting the next board I ran into my first problem!

55) Loft bed with canopy

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56) Loft bed with pom poms

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57) Loft bed with desk underneath

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58) Octonauts themed bedroom

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59) Loft bed for kids room

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60) Kura bed hack

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Comments

Susan Hazelton from Sunny Florida on December 07, 2018:

Terrific ideas. I love the textured look on number 5.

Tapaswini Bashoo from Washington DC on October 27, 2018:

I tried to do #9 , yours looks so much prettier

Carrie Lee Night from Northeast United States on April 17, 2018:

Very good ideas. Thank you for sharing.

laura on November 02, 2017:

where can I buy this texture roller?

Centfie from Kenya on June 22, 2017:

Great DIY ideas. I love the No. 13 idea

Top Gifts on January 02, 2017:

Some of these are great birthday gift ideas for our daughter when we are short on money! Thanks for the post!

zakariya guenda from arbaouat tahtani on December 03, 2016:

A neat mix of DIY projects for the home. I would like to make one of those window frame tables soon!

Terrie Lynn from Canada on October 21, 2016:

These are great ideas. I do a lot of DIY . I used contact paper on the light switches in our farm house in the kids bedrooms. It looks great and easy to do. I also love the furniture ideas . I have redone a few pieces for only the cost of the stain . Love that it's done on a budget . Paintable wallpaper also works for cupboard doors. Keep up the great hub. Following .

mactavers on October 01, 2016:

Great suggestions for projects.

Heather Tackett from Cartersville, GA on September 29, 2016:

I so going to try the wallpaper outlet covers! ... like TODAY!

ezzly (author) on October 28, 2015:

Hi Sheila, you can use hot glue !

Hey traderadiators that sounds really cool ! I love Beano!!!

Alastair Boyd from Glasgow, UK on October 28, 2015:

Instead of wrapping paper I used a load of old Beano magazines which I stuck to the top using wallpaper paste. I also have a glass top panel which sits on top - it looks really good! Thank you for the inspiration!

sheila on August 07, 2015:

I love your silverware art. What did you use to stick the silverware to the back board?

ezzly (author) on June 23, 2015:

Hi hukillb it's reiko floral shower curtain

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Reiko-Floral-Brown-Green-B...

hukillb on June 23, 2015:

I love all these projects. I love the floral shower curtain so much. Where can I find one like it?

ezzly (author) on May 13, 2015:

Thanks for visiting Home Sita

Home Stia on May 13, 2015:

Thanks for sharing, totally useful.

ezzly (author) on April 17, 2015:

Thanks for commenting and pinning Au fait, so true , about money being tight when starting out !

C E Clark from North Texas on April 16, 2015:

Some very inexpensive easy ideas here. When people are just starting out in their own home or apartment ideas like this are just what they need because money is often tight. Voted up, and pinned to Awesome HubPages.

ezzly (author) on March 05, 2015:

Thanks for visiting nancynurse :)

ezzly (author) on March 05, 2015:

Thanks for commenting Clearissa, the fabric wall is very popular :)

Nancy McClintock from Southeast USA on February 27, 2015:

Hi You have given me some great ideas. I enjoyed reading your hub. Nice format too. Thanks for sharing.

Clearissa Coward's Command Center from Cary,NC on February 27, 2015:

Very creative ways to upcycle. I am especially interested in the fabric wall. Good job.Thanks for sharing.

ezzly (author) on February 24, 2015:

Thank you , my sweetlittle6

M. Winters from United States on February 24, 2015:

I love all of this. What a great hub!

ezzly (author) on February 22, 2015:

Thanks emmaouthworth :)

Emma Southworth from Manchester on February 21, 2015:

very informative hub voted up and followed you :)

ezzly (author) on February 21, 2015:

Thanks for commenting Cynthia, wow, your stairs are going to be incredible !!

ezzly (author) on February 21, 2015:

Thanks Kristen, another great tip is to use foam mounting tape as I know most land lords don't allow you to put nails in the wall, happy decorating :)

Kristen Howe from Northeast Ohio on February 21, 2015:

Great tips, Ezzly. I wish I can apply some of them to my new apartment, since I can't wallpaper or paint any walls or furniture. Voted up!

Cynthia Hoover from Newton, West Virginia on February 21, 2015:

Awesome for any budget! Love the wallpaper stairs! My stairs are the focal point of my entrance, I will be looking for the right paper to make them pop! Thank you for publishing this article!

ezzly (author) on February 18, 2015:

Thanks for visiting Deborah Diane :)

Deborah-Diane from Orange County, California on February 17, 2015:

What charming, inexpensive ways to decorate your home. Well done! Voted up and shared! :)

ezzly (author) on February 07, 2015:

Thanks for commenting Rtalloni bet you will make a fab table :)

RTalloni on February 06, 2015:

A neat mix of DIY projects for the home. I would like to make one of those window frame tables soon!

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