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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 Checkered repurposed denim picnic blanket
If you've just finished a spring cleaning of your closet and collected a small pile of outdated, ripped up and no-longer-can-squeeze-into jeans make a durable blanket out of them! Tis denim blanket is easy to sew ( it does take time to cut out and sew the fabric pieces together but it totally worth the time! ) This denim blanket can survive almost everything from groups of kids to big playful dogs ,and it's washable! You can use this nice sewing pattern to create other denim items ( dog pillows and beds, door mats .. ) as well Here are the do-it-yourself instructions to turn a bunch of unwanted jeans into a stunning and useful picnic blanket:
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DIY Beautiful easy to make spring balloon flower from crepe paper
Are you looking for a quick, easy, frugal but still gorgeous spring/Easter or wedding decor ? Try this beautiful crepe paper balloon flower ! These gorgeous paper balloon flowers can be great decors in your home at spring/ Easter or you can make them as nice gifts for special occasions ( such as: mother's day, birthdays, graduation or wedding parties etc ). Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a beautiful balloon flower in minutes! You can make the paper flowers in any color and size, they will be gorgeous in any form! This spring craft project is so easy, even the smallest kids can create some!
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Paper weaved wreaths from newspaper (step-by-step tutorial)
With a few sheet of newspaper you can make this gorgeous super inexpensive ( low-budget ) Christmas wreath ! Brilliant idea, isn't it? This recycling craft - the paper weaved ( Christmas ) wreath is much easiear that it seems! This super video step-by step tutorial will teaches you how to make one! Well, making one is a bit time consuming but worth every minute! With paper weaving you can upcycle paper junks and create gorgeous home decors at the same time which is a very nice thing! Paint the finished wreaths with acryllic paints to a color that fits into your home or the season/holiday !
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Dryer vent pumpkins - easy fall or Halloween decors
It’s time to start decorating your house for fall, and what better way than with these adorable dryer vent pumpkins! If you happen to have a leftover piece of dryer vent hose, this is the perfect way to recycle it. But even if you don’t have dryer vent hose laying around, it’s worth spending a few bucks at a hardware store; these pumpkins are just too cute! The dryer vent hose is made from aluminium so you can use this cute pumpkin decor outside, in your garden/porch as well! Spray paint them to any color that fits into your autumn/halloween party!
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DIY Beach sun chair from craft sticks - summer decor
These mini craft stick Adirondack chairs are the perfect place for any beach-loving fairy to spend her summer day at the beach in! This adorable little sun chair is such a cute way to bring some summer vibe into your house! You can use the miniature popsickle stick / craft stick chairs as a summer party place card holder, set up a few in a summer display on the mantle, or just make them as a fun summer activity with your kids . No matter what you use it for, it’s pretty hard to look at this cute little s un chair without smiling!
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DIY Keyboard clock - office decor
Computers do become obsolete very quickly and keyboards & CDs are no exception to that. MR.J5 came up with this cool office clock which would make a great DIY project for all ages. This is an easy tutorial for a DIY keyboard clock that is perfect for any office. ( Changing the color of the frame would make it work for anyone's decor. ) Check out MR.J5's channel for other great ideas: DIY and life hacks, science experiments, tricks & tips, hydro dipping, crafts & how to make tutorials, origami and other creative ideas & simple inventions.
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Magical fairy lanterns from mason jars
Fairy lanterns ! Now, anyone who has experience with real fairies knows that it is not a good idea to stuff them into mason jars. They will pinch and nip and basically make your life unpleasant if you treat them rudely. These jar luminaries are absolutely fairy friendly alternatives. Perfectly dreamy as a little nightlight, or magical accent. You can use pre cutted fairy silhouettes or make one yourself with a hobby knife ( >>> click here for lots of fairy silhouettes <<< ). You can even use another silhouettes if your aren't a fairy lover type ( Imagine a nice dragon or flower lantern! )
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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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Easy DIY pistachio flower (pista shell flower) - frugal home decor
This step-by-step video tutorial by Gifts and Crafts Ideas shows how to make gorgeous flower shaped tea candle holders out of recycled pistachio shells. These pistachio shell flower tea candle holders are simply gorgeous, super easy to make and it costs practically nothing. What a great way to upcycle something that you usually throw out! The finished pistachio shell flower candle holders are the perfect addition to any shabby chic or rustic decor. Glue them on a cute spring or fall sign as a flower or just use them as a tea candle holder to make a great last minute gift for Mother's Day.
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DIY fall candle holders from tree branches
Would you like to make these DIY fall candles? If you are just a little bit handy and comfortable using power tools this is an easy fall craft project.  You can play with the different wood bark textures because any log with a diameter of 3 inches or more would work just fine. You can also experiment with different wood log sizes (lenght and diameters) and combine them to a more natural and unique arrangement! Decorating with nature's gifts are always best craft projects! But beware: do not drill a hole deeper than your tea candle's size because dried logs are flammable! (You can use led tea lights instead the real ones!)
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DIY Beaded candle holder and vase
Spring is THE time to experiment with color ! Let your inner garden party goddess come out with this chic & easy DIY project! You will love how easy is to create gorgeous home decors with this simple, but brilliant  beading technique! To create this fun and gorgeous beaded pattern you will need  transparent acrylic paint , spray paints and that's all! With this brilliant beading technique you can turn boring old decor elements and household trash into gorgeous stylish home decor pieces! You can use mason jars, tin cans, boring vases and almost everything to create you own fresh spring decors! (Of course you can use a pearler pen as well.)
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5 different craft idea with plastic bottles ( repurposing )
Today in this nice upcycling video craft idea collection and tutorial he going to show you 5 awesome and interesting ideas about what can be made of used, unnecessary plastic bottles ! Nowadays everybody throw to garbage used plastic bottles and don't think about the fact that plastic dissolves very slowly, that leads to pollution of environment throwing away polyethylene terephtalate. Today's 5 life hacks with unnecessary plastic bottles will teach you how to make a self watering flower pot , a toilet paper holder , a holder for stationary, bracelet and a yarn ball holder.
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DIY Snow covered felt Christmas trees - Christmas decor from felt
Make a wonderful snow covered DIY Felt Christmas tree ! As usual, Craft And Creativity will show you how to make this lovely little Christmas decor from felt scraps, in no time! Begin by cutting felt circles and choosing your favorite felt colors. Too adorable! This cute little felt pine tree ( or Christmas tree ) is just a perfect easy & quick little Christmas craft project to clear that felt scrap stash. This simple felt christmas tree ( in smaller sizes ) also can be a great Christmas tree ornament or you can attach them to your Christmas presents - either way they will be a great hit! The kids will love to make these adorable little felt Christmas trees , and at Craft And Creativity you will find many more lovely felt Christmas crafts to make! Let's get crafty!
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DIY Ballerina sign - home decor
This whimsical floral ballerina sign by The Craft Patch is an inexpensive craft you can easily make to decorate the walls of a little girls room or nursery.This ballerina sign is so elegant and will look gorgeous in a special space. Any little budding ballerina surely will love this dancing ballerina canvas wall art ! Get the tutorial and let's create:
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DIY paw pillow from T-shirts
Watch this easy step-by-step video craft tutorial to learn how to make this super cute ( and comfy ) Paw Pillow ! This paw shape pillow is not only a cute decoration for your ( or the kids' ) room , but it is also a really nice way to repurpose old clothes ! If you want to feel yourself as a tiny fairy sleeping in the paw of giant tender pet – here you go! : ) For this cozy homemade pillow you will need 2 T-shirts ( 1 grey sweatshirt and 1 pink T-shirt ) , pillow stuffing and this nice video tutorial. : ) Everything is very clear and really easy!
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DIY Wine cork bath mat - upcycling craft
We just found this fun & frugal craft idea: a DIY bath mat using wine corks ! If you’re no stranger to using wine corks in your projects and want to create something that is earthy and rustic : this wine cork bath math is the perfect craft project for you! We came across this wine cork bathmat tutorial at sustainmycrafthabit.com and decided to share it with you as a perfect project for a frugal bathroom makeover . Check out her DIY for plenty of great information and helpful tips:
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DIY Mobile phone holder (beach chair) from popsicle sticks
In this nice video craft tutorial you can learn how to make a cute beach chair phone holder from ice cream sticks ! This craft project is not just easy, but you can upcycle some junks with it which is also very nice! If you haven't got craft foam at hand you can use any scrap fabrics to create the mobile phone holder beach chairs. These popsicple stick mobile holders can be perfect gifts for any ocassion, or you can use it to decorate your office or the kids room on a budget!
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Free crocheted flower medallion stool cover pattern
This crocheted flower medallion stool cover by Creative Jewish Mom is so beautiful and it's oh so simple to crochet! This crocheted flower medallion stool will look gorgeous in your vintage/shabby style home, or you can use fun, colorful yarns to crochet it , and use as a nice flower fairy stool in the kids' room. At creativejewishmom.com you will find the free crocheted flower medallion stool cover pattern in 2 different version! The only thing now we need is to find a great wooden stool to cover with this gorgeous flower medallion pattern !
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Crochet snowflakes (free Hungarian crochet pattern)
Add a wintery touch to any craft project: make Eva's beautiful snowflakes using her free crochet snowflake patterns. These crocheted snowflakes are super-easy to make, and super-addictive. They are worked up in three quick rounds, and you can vary the size of them depending on which hook size you choose. Show off these pretty crochet snowflake patterns anywhere in your home, from Christmas trees to windows, tables, walls and more. You can even use them as coasters or part of a centerpiece for festive dinners.
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How to dry roses and flowers
There's nothing lovelier than fresh cut flowers gracing your kitchen table or brightening a place in your home. But even after the blossoms begin to fade, you can continue to enjoy their beauty by drying them. The papery, vintage look the dried flowers impart their own lasting beauty. Not only roses but almost all flowers can be dried! You can also use this flower drying method  to preserve  your special occassion's bouquets (wedding,valentine's day,mother's day bouquets) as well!
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Hexagon table runner ( patchwork )
This gorgeous , colorful hexie table runner is made from leftower fabrics pieces. Absolutelly brilliant way to repurpose the smallest pieces of fabrics  or old (not strechy) clothes. With this nice detailed sewing tutorial you can learn how to (hand) sew this fun table runner, and  she will share with you some extra tips to keep your hexagons organized as well as a few methods of stitching them together. You could also make coasters , place mats , pillowcases, or a whole blanket with this hexie patchwork method.
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Beautiful winder decoration from plastic bottles
This gorgeous snowflake / flower mobile (or curtain) is made from upcycled plastic bottles! Beautiful, isn't it? It's a perfect winter decoration or you can use it as an everyday home decoration too.
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DIY Autumn paper owl decorations
This cute "pinata style" frizzle little paper owl decor is so easy and simple to make! Go to A Beautiful Mess's website for clear step-by-step instructions with images to guide you through the tutorial. We love the color combination of paper, wooden beads & twigs used to make these little owls. This paper owl i s just a wonderful fall decor , plus it can be a fun party pinata ( with small modifications ) ! If you are organizing a fall party for kids, then this will be a great project! They'll love to help you make this, too! You could use different types of paper ( such as newspapers, old book pages, crepe paper, brown paper grocery bags.. ) the possibilities are truly endless.
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DIY Honeycomb balls - easy party decor with tissue paper
Learn how to make honeycomb balls with kite paper from this Crafting Hours video. Hanging decorations look fantastic on every occasion. Moreover it is very easy to make such paper ball decorations at home. Just follow the stepwise procedure shown in this video to make honeycomb paper balls. You can use these balls for ceiling decoration as well as in the form of hanging decorations in parties or special occasions. Also known as honeycomb pom poms, such paper balls give a beautiful look to your home decor. You can even use these balls for Christmas decorations by doing it as Christmas crafts activity with your friends and family members. So, do not wait any longer and start making these honeycomb paper balls now!
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Gorgeous and easy crepe paper peonies - spring decor
Are you looking for a quick, easy, frugal but still gorgeous spring/Easter or wedding decor ? Try this beautiful crepe paper peony ! These gorgeous paper flowers can be great decors in your home at spring/ Easter or you can give them as nice gifts for special occasions ( such as: mother's day, birthdays, graduation or wedding parties etc ). Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous crepe paper or tissue paper peony in minutes! You can make the paper peonies in any color and size, they will be gorgeous in any form! This spring craft project is so easy, even the kids can create a few flowers for their mommies!
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DIY wood slice owl with spoons forks and lids
This wood slice craft, Charlie the owl is not just an adorable (autumn) home decor, but you can upcycle some metal with making it! You can create a practical coat hanger if you bend its legs in the different direction. It would be such a cute gift for owl-loving friends, too!
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Wood bead Easter bunnies - Easter decor
Do you love adorable & simple Easter decors ? We do! Grab a few wooden beads & make these super cute wood bead Easter bunnies by The Craft Patch for a fun Easter craft or DIY Easter decoration ! These wood bead bunnies are quick and fun to make and you only need a few supplies, but there are so many fun things you can do with them. You can used the finished wood bead bunnies as napkin rings, candy jar toppers and much more! Jennifer will show you how to make these wooden bead bunnies and clever ways to use them.
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DIY pantyhose (nylon stocking) roses - nylon flowers
Look at this gorgeous rose ! Im sure you wont believe me but you just need an old ( colorful ) nylon pantyhose /stocking , a little wire and some ( nylon ) thread to make it. And it's also a very easy project, no special equipments or experience needed! It's true magic! With this nice step-by step video tutorial you can create it easily. It's a very nice spring craft / upcycling project and you can create various gifts for any ocassions with this technique ( you can gift the nylon flowers in bouquets as well ). Pantyhose roses are perfect wedding / mother's day / Valentine's day / or birthday presents / decorations or you can simply add them to your spring home decor.
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DIY Upcycled tissue box storage baskets - easy home decor project
Are you looking for a fun upcycling idea for that empty Kleenex box? If you are always on the look for cheap DIY storage ideas for the home, you will love this fun upcycling project! This tissue box makeover will be your inexpensive DIY fix to your clutter problem. The nice thing about this DIY storage idea is that it’s not only limited to a small tissue box: any size of box could be upcycled ( a shoe box, diaper box, etc ) .
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Fall leaf luminaries from plastic bottles
We are so in love with these leaf luminaries by Kids Craft Room, they’re so pretty and so easy! These lanterns make use of all the gorgeous colors and shapes of leaves around us, so are just perfect for f all / autumn. They’re made using upcycled plastic milk jugs so they really are a fantastic way to get kids interacting with nature and caring for the environment too. An added bonus to this luminary craft is that it is glue-free which means pretty much mess-free too! How great is that! So whether you have tiny tots or big kids this fabulous no-glue, no-mess family fall craft is a must.
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DIY Sisal rope ottoman from a plasctic (milk) crate
This DIY upcycled plasctic milk crate ottoman is the perfect storage for toys, blankets, books, etc. And, it’s super cute! We love how the sisal rope makes it look much more rustic than having the green milk crate show through. The making process is quite easy, it just required a little bit of patience on the sisal rope wrapping.
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DIY Yarn wrapped glass bottle and mason jar - upcycling craft
It’s fun to upcycle old glass bottles and jars, instead of just throwing them in the glass recycling pile. Wrap twine or colorful yarns around bottles and jars to create small vases and candle holders. As a bonus: if you cover the whole bottle with twine, you don’t even have to remove the label first! Wrap the jars loosely to allow the light from the candles shine through the twine. Because the twine is on the outside of the glass there will be no increased fire risk, but please remember never to leave burning candles unattended.
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