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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY cheap home decor ideasDecorating on a budget, cheap living room decors, cheap bathroom decors, frugal upcycled home decors, home decors from paper and other cheap materials (cardboard furniture,pallet furniture,paper weaved baskets), decorative DIY paintings (handmade easy artworks), free sewing patterns for various home decors and textiles,free printable templates and seasonal wall decorations, cheap storage ideas, cheap organizing ideas, low-budget home renovation and furniture makeover ideas and many other DIY ideas about cheap home decorating!
DIY Fall metal ribbon wreath - wreath making tutorial
Fall is such a fun time of the year and wreaths and pumpkins are such a perfect way to start the season! If you still haven’t made or bought a fall wreath Made In A Day has an interesting craft tutorial for you! ! In this tutorial you can learn how to make a unique ribbon wreath using pieces of ribbon in only an hour or so. This fall ribbon wreath is so easy to make it's suitable for kids of all ages! So get the tutorial at madeinaday.com and make a gorgeous metallic layered wreath adorned with the perfect pop of fall foliage to welcome your guests this year:
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DIY easy to make origami lotus flower (paper folding)
The lotus flower symbolizes purity and enlightenment. It is also associated with rebirth and divinity. Watch the step-by-step instruction on how to make this beautiful lotus flower. What can be better than an inexpensive , quick , but still gorgeous and colorful spring decor which involves flowers ? These beautiful paper origami ( spring ) flower can be made literally in minutes and they will spice up any boring wall space in your house ! You can use the paper folded flowers to decorate the kids' room at any time of the year, if you are not into spring decors. With this super video paper folding tutorial you can make a few origami flower with your kids from a few sheets of colorful origami paper.
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DIY Clothespin stars - easy wooden Christmas ornaments
When you take clothespins apart and put them back together, they are something more: clothespin snowflakes! These clothespin snowflakes by Robin ( All Things Heart And Home) are so beautiful with those intricate cut-outs!  We love sharing easy and fun craft tutorials on mindy and these beautiful clothespin stars are no exception! These rustic / vintage style stars make a beautiful addition to your Christmas decor and are so fun and easy to make. (Even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time!) You can make these clothespin stars in any size depending on what size of clothespins you decide to use.
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DIY Origami fall leaf wreath - fun fall craft for kids (paper folding tutorial)
We love origami ( paper folding ) , because with this easy papercraft technique you can create lots of fun inexpensive decors ( and gifts ) out of a few sheets of colorful paper ! This gorgeous fall leaf origami wreath is just perfect as a fall decoration, adorable greeting card, or just fold one with the kids for fun! With this step-by-step origami video tutorial making a colorful paper fall leaf wreath surely will be a piece of cake! You can make the origami fall leaf wreath with any color combination or pattern, it will be beautiful!
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Unique designer knobs in minutes with decoupage
Well, these gorgeous knobs may look like hand painted ceramic knobs, but the secret is- they are the easiest things to make, and there is no painting involved!  She will show you the tricks and share all the knob patterns  she made here. You can download them to make your own set of “hand-painted” designer knobs for your home or you can use regular decoupage napkins to make some. Sometimes the littlest details gives the biggest impact on your environment! Try to spice up your boring furnitures with a fresh new color or new stylish knobs!
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Easy DIY egg carton flowers - spring craft for kids
Recycled crafts are the best crafts! If you’ve got a couple of egg cartons laying around use them to make these gorgeous egg carton flowers! You can use this gorgeous egg carton flower art to decorate your home at springtime / Easter ( or at any time of the year ) . This brilliant kids' craft project is also a great way to re-purpose some egg cartons which is also a very nice thing! These egg carton flower s are appropriate for many age groups as they are fairly simple to make and look really pretty. In this easy to follow craft tutorial Easy-Peasy And Fun will show you how to make them:
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Fingerprint art glass magnets - Mother's day gift idea
Are you looking for a lovely keepsake gift ( for Mother's day ) ? Create fun little fridge magnets with fingerprints ! This fingerprint magnet by Rhythms Of Play is an easy craft idea that kids and adults can make in no time, and it's super fun to paint too! Invite your children to use their tiny fingerprints to make various lovely fingerprint art magnets. The finished fingerprint magnets can be a great homemade gift for Mother's day , Father's day , birthdays or even Christmas! Get the tutorial at rhythmsofplay.com and let's paint:
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DIY Pressed flower rocks - spring flower craft
Drying or pressing those gorgeous spring flowers ensures you can enjoy their beauty all year long and incorporate them into some fun DIY crafts. In this step-by-step craft tutorial, KathleenC70 will teach you how to apply pressed flowers to rocks ! It's not as difficult as it sounds and is more forgiving than you might expect! Few things look as delicate and gorgeous as pressed flowers and combined with rocks you can cherish them forever as beautiful spring decors ( or paperweights ). Pressed flowers also make perfect embellishments for many other types of projects.
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DIY crepe paper tulips - creative spring home decor
Are you looking for a gorgeous frugal spring or shabby home decor ? Do you love flowers ? Try this lovely craft idea : the tissue paper ( or crepe paper ) tulips / flowers ! This craft is easy, quick and the outcome is soo gorgeous! It can be a great home decor or classroom decor at spring ! ( You can even use these beautiful paper tulips as a wedding party decoration /centerpiece ! ) You can make the tissue paper tulip flowers in vibrant fun spring colors or in stylish sophisticated pastel colors, it will look gorgeous in any form! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own gorgeous crepe paper tulip spring decor !
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Christmas trees with paper weaving from newspaper
This paper christmas tree is made completelly from newspapers ! Unbelievable, isn't it? Paper weaving is a perfect hobby for you if you love recycling and crafts , because with it you can create gorgeous decors from trash and help create a cleaner and liveable enviroment at the same time! With this super step-by-step video paper weaving tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous Christmas tree decor ! This little paper weaved christmas tree will be a perfect decoration in your home at winter/ Christmas , just paint them in any nice color that fits into your home with a little acrylic paint !
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DIY rustic seashell mobile (or wind chime)
If you have ever been to the beach, we are sure you have looked around for seashells. Maybe you have even collected a bucket full of them with the intention of making some craft with them. Maybe that bucket is still full of those same shells! Looking for shells is one of our favorite things to do at the beach and we are excited to share with you an easy way to decorate with the seashells and have a little piece of the beach with you in your home this summer! So create this gorgeous DIY seashell wall decor piece (which can be a great outdoor wind chime as well!)
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Skandinavian style winter dolls from logs (no-sew)
You will be surprised how easy is to make one of these gorgeous  cute skandinavian / russian winter dolls! Almost no-sewing involved in this quick winter craft project (only a few hand stitches for the hair and the skirt ruffles )!  In this nice craft site you can learn how can you make this adorable traditional winter doll with a simple log and some leftover fabrics.  The pictures of the different finished skandinavian / russian vintage doll designs in the site's comment section is also very interesting  (and inspirational) so don't forget to check it out!
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DIY Bead covered wine glass - stylish home decor (upcycling craft)
With the holidays upon us, it’s time to decorate the house! Instead of recycling your empty wine bottles , you can reuse them by turning them into beautiful decorations for your home. So if you have spare ( wine ) bottles lying around your house, put them to use by making this bead covered wine glass by Renata Lima Paete ! Isn't this bead covered bottle is the best recycled home decor ever? Just look how gorgeous is it! You could use ( empty ) : wine bottles, mason jars, glass containers and even drinking glasses! Everything will look much more stylish with a few row of beads ! Decorated bottles are a great way to decorate your home or wedding party, personalize gifts and they can also make your drinks more memorable to someone who's just enjoyed a bottle.
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DIY Fabric Christmas tree ( free sewing pattern & tutorial )
These adorable little fabric Christmas trees by Miss Daisy Patterns are super easy to sew and just perfect as a fabric scrap buster project ! You could use the finished fabric Christmas trees to decorate your home for Christmas or you could give them as handmade gifts. ( This fabric Christmas tree is also perfect as a Christmas tree ornament, if you leave out the stand and adjust the size a little bit. ) Get the free sewing pattern at missdaisypatterns.com and let's get crafting:
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Homemade geode (crystal) - Cool DIY room decor project
We can’t believe how incredibly cool and amazing this craft project is. So easy , but the results are absolutely breathtaking. Check out the step by step tutorial for these awesome DIY crystals you can make at home. All you need to make these gorgeous homemade geodes/crystals is borax, food coloring, pipe cleaners and paint! Unbelievably , isn't it? You can make these really fun and cool teen room decors in any color you like, too, so I recommend making lots of them. Use your geodes as accents on other room accessories , and even DIY gifts. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial on how to make homemade crystals ! Once you see how easy this is, you are going to want to make some for your room right now.
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DIY Desk organizer (pencil holder) from cardboard
This fun and useful cardboard art supply organizer is not just only a low budget and super fun way to store your coloring stuff but it can be also a perfect gift for any occasion! Watch this nice detailed craft video tutorial and learn how to make one useful cardboard office desk organizer in minutes! To create your own cardboard art supply organizer you will need: sturdy cardboard pieces, some wrapping paper and glue! You can store pencils, sharpies, notebooks, drawing papers, pens and and other things in it, so this little stationery organizer box can be a perfect addition to your office desk !
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DIY Mason jar cup - fun summer mason jar craft
From fun crafts to do with your kids to stylish ways to refresh your home , mason jars serve a variety of purposes. If you need a cool DIY project to make with your mason jars in under an hour, this DIY mason jar cup by Pysselbolaget will be your favorite! Glass is way much better than plastic, and it makes every beverage sparkle! Personalized Mason jar cups look beautiful as party decorations, and though they are made with simple ingredients, they speak volumes about your creativity! Get the step-by-step tutorial at pysselbolaget.se and let's get crafting!
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DIY paper cut-out lanterns and Christmas houses ( free template )
We love inexpensive , easy, but still gorgeous christmas / winter home decors! These paper lanterns and Christmas houses are one of the most beautiful paper decors we seen so far, and it's almost costs nothing! You just need a sheet of construction paper and a hobby knife to create one. Isn't it gorgeous? You can make these paper cutout decors in any size: it can be a perfect Christmas table / mantle decor and also a nice Christmas tree ornament! You can glue in a colored tissue paper or clear plastic piece and fill the houses and lanterns up with Christmas cookies / treats!
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DIY Metallic copper mason jars with blue patina
Read this brilliant written craft tutorial by Suburble and add a bit of antique glam to your mason jarsMason jars are one of our favorite craft materials! They are super cheap and so versatile! So grab your mason jars, and  create a few gorgeous metallic (copper) mason jars for yourself or as a beautiful gift! If you haven't got patinaageing paint you could use dry-brush technique instead to paint your mason jars! And of course this ageing painting technique will work well with other colors as well: imagine an antique gold-brown, or a pearl-white pastel combo!
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DIY Tissue paper plum flower - spring decor
Spring is finally here! So in order to bring a bit of spring spirit in our houses,create a few gorgeous plum branches with PetitBoutDeChou's tutorial and tissue paper. You will see that this DIY Tissue paper plum flower is fairly simple and quick to do! This sweet paper plum flower can be a perfect decor in your home at springtime/ Easter ,you can decorate your wedding party with them frugally, or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick crepe paper flowers in any other color than pink, they will look gorgeous in any form! You can adapt this nice paper flower making technique and create other gorgeous ( spring ) decorations such as: wreaths, centerpieces,garlands and even accessories!
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How to make a rolled newspaper rose wreath
Make rolled roses from newsprint , and turn them into a vintage style gorgeous rose wreath ! Not for outside, but great for anywhere indoors ! You could also lightly spray silver, gold, or any color that fits your decor on the finished wreath ( or use colored wrapping /origami papers to make one ) ! You can use this beautiful and inexpensive newspaper rose wreath to decorate at fall or spring , or you can use this simple paper rose rolling technique to make single rolled roses and decorate other crafts with them. Upcycling crafts are always the bests!
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DIY Paper calla lily flower bouquet  -  beautiful spring decor
Meaning for calla lilies is purity, holiness, and faithfulness.Because of their beauty, calla lilies are used for many occasions including weddings, Easter decorations, mother's day bouquets ....So get a few rolls of crepe paper and create this gorgeous crepe paper calla lily to decorate your home frugally at Easter / spring or give it as a meaningful gift for your loved ones! Of course you can create paper calla lilies in other colors as well. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and create your very own gorgeous paper flowers!
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DIY Painted spring daisy mason jar vase - recycling craft
We love upcycling especially when it comes to mason jars! I bet that you have a few glass jars already at home, and maybe you have created  many gorgeous crafts with them, but as you will see, there’s still something new under the sun in the mason jar world! This gorgeous daisy painted mason jar is not just only a perfect stylish (spring/Easter) decor for your home, but it's also very easy to paint! With this great step-by step painting tutorial making these gorgeous daisy mason jar vases will be a piece of cake, even if you are a beginner in hand painting!
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DIY Sock Christmas gnomes - easy winter decor
his brilliant Christmas craft project has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make , 3. It's an upcycling project , the main material comes from an old sock ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The sweater or sock Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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DIY Folded book Christmas tree - Christmas decoration from an old book
If you're in love with book pages and love making easy do-able homemade gifts and Christmas decor : this paperback book Christmas tree tutorial is for you. Upcycle your unwanted books ( or magazines ) into lovely rustic Christmas trees with DIY by Jane' step-by-step tutorial. You can make a small forest of these DIY folded book trees in different sizes, keep them simple or decorate how you wish. ( Magazines, with their colorful print make for attractive decorations without added baubles, glitter, or paint. )
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Easy DIY Rag rug - upcycling craft (home decor)
Comfy and soft, pretty and happy, can you believe it’s made from a pile of old bedsheets ? This time Grillo-Designs and Gemma Cooper ( from Simply Beautiful Painted Furniture ) will teach you how to make a beautiful rag rug from old bedsheets ( or old unused clothes ) ! If you like fabric rugs, but you have never done any weaving, crochet, or knitting before this is the perfect upcycling craft project for you! You will be surprised by how fun and enjoyable the whole process is! You only need a few simple tools and materials to make a rag rug such as old t-shirts or bedsheets , a slip mat ( or mesh / canvas ) , and patience. Get the step-by-step tutorial at grillo-designs.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Fall leaf tree - simple fall decor
There are so many reasons to love fall and vibrant foliage, crisp afternoon air, and pumpkin pie are just a few of them. Festive autumn decorations bring the best of the season to both the inside and outside of your home. This time make a beautiful fall leaf tree for your fall decor using real fall leaves and poster board! As usual Made In A Day will show you how to make this gorgeous fall leaf tree out of simple materials. This fall decor is not just only gorgeous, but also budget- and eco-friendly! Get the tutorial and create your fall leaf tree today:
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