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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 Fabric journal cover ( free sewing pattern & tutorial )
This lovely fabric journal cover by Christine from Sew, Jahit is designed to have a clean look, be functional, and absolutely machine washable - which adds on to its practicality. It has plenty of compartments: including card slots and a pocket for the smartphone. It fits journals of up to B5 size. This journal cover is easy to sew enough for an advanced beginners, and the materials are easily available in sewing and craft stores. Get the free sewing pattern & sewing tutorial at sewjahit.com, and let the fun begin:
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DIY easy geometric paper vase sleeve - modern home decor
Do you have an ugly old chipped vase ? Turn it into a gorgeous, modern, stylish home decor piece with a few folds and a single sheet of copy paper ! Brilliant recycling craft idea, isn't it? This geometric paper vase sleeve is super easy to make and its also very addictive! Once you understand the folds , you can't stop making them. You can use regular white copy/printer paper or construction paper to create your own gorgeous modern home decor pieces ! Of course you can recycle other materials to create the vase : such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, mason jars, or tin cans! Cover some mason jars with this paper origami vase cover and voilá' you have a chick and inexpensive office stationary holder !
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Easy DIY fabric chicken - fun Easter decor from fabric
Do you love super adorable handmade Easter decorations ? Sew this lovely little fabric hen ! This adorable fabric chicken can be a wonderful Easter decor or handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . This time ( in this step-by-step video tutorial ) CreativeMamy will teach you how to sew these cuddly fabric chickens in no time! This fabric hen is an absolutely easy sewing project: you can stitch one easily even if you are a beginner in sewing. This hen plushie doesn't require too much fabric, and it will look great in any size!
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Easy paper spring bird craft – chick Easter decoration
We love easy,fun &frugal Easter paper crafts! And if it is an adorable and easy paper chick craft for Easter, then even better! Today, Maggy will tech you how to make these adorable paper bauble chicks! These super cute dimensional paper spring chicks will look gorgeous on your Easter tree and the kids will adore them too. This paper spring / Easter chick decor is so easy to make and look absolutely darling! If you love Easter and are looking for more Easter Chick Crafts, Red Ted Art have a whole collection for you, as well as plenty of Bunny Crafts and Sheep Crafts!
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Zinnia flowers from pinecones
These are pine cones pretending to be zinnias. Pine cone bottoms that is! It's a perfect easter or spring decoration, and very easy to make! All you need is standard acrylic craft paint of your choice, a medium to large brush and you'll be well on your way to a perfect bouquet of zinnias. Great for gifts for any occasion and the things you could make are ever so many: from centerpieces to wreaths and beyond. You can sparkle them up if you want too, the options are endless!
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Upcycled glass lampshade vases
We love thrifting and finding beauty in things that someone else has rejected. At the thrift store she these shelves filled with rows of beautiful vintage glass lampshades. They where all longing for a new home. So she came up with this idea, to make vases out of them. It feels great to bring old things into a new life, by upcycling them a bit. And look, don’t they look happy, shining in their new colorful robes?
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DIY Paper rose topiary - creative gift idea
Are you looking for an inexpensive but still gorgeous wedding bouquet, spring decor or mother's day gift ? Try this paper rosette ball bouquet ( or spring topiary ) ! This beautiful paper rose bouquet won't wither so you can preserve a precious memory of a special occasion forever! This paper rosette / rose bouquet ( despite the look ) is a super easy craft project , with this step-by-step paper rose topiary / bouquet video tutorial , making one will be a piece of cake! So watch this nice video tutorial and learn how to make one gorgeous paper rose bouquet or spring decor for yourself or as a precious gift!
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Easy DIY pinecone wreath in one hour
Can you believe it is already fall, and holidays are just around the corner? Today we are going to create a lovely wreath perfect for fall and holidays ! The best part? This pinecone wreath takes only one hour to make, and you can make it for almost free ! Are you ready to collect some pretty pinecones ? Make an absolutely beautiful ( and almost free ) Christmas wreath from pinecones with Cassity!
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Drawstring bag from plastic bottles - recycling & organizing
This brilliant recycling craft project, the plastic bottle and fabric drawstring bag is not just brilliant because you can repurprose a lot of plastic trash with it, but it's also a great way to store all kinds of things ( toys, sewing accessories, legos, stationary etc ). If you love sewing and upcycling this is the perfect craft project for you! It's super easy to make , and you can easily customize it with various fabrics and plastic bottles. You can use large plastic bottles/containers to store huge amounts of stuffs ( such as a large lego collection ) or you can use the small plastic bottles to organize tiny items ( pins, crayon chunks etc )
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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 Felt succulents in mini pots ( care-free houseplants )
Do you love the look of succulents but are not so good at keeping them alive? If so, fLOhRA Design has a solution: these adorable and care-free potted felt succulents. Create felt succulent mini pots that everyone can enjoy without the stress of keeping them alive. fLOhRA Design designed these succulent patterns that can be used to make potted plants or other succulent decor accents, such as a succulent spring wreath or a succulent bookmark or a pretty girl’s headband:
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DIY Quick & simple natural air freshener
Maintaining the indoor fresh air is as important as house cleaning. Sometimes achieving a pleasant and cozy aroma is a challenge. Common household air fresheners are full of toxic chemicals. Their active ingredients that can irritate skin, eyes, and so much more. To help your house stay smelling fresh and clean without the harmful additives, BornToDIY will show you how to make the world's quickest, easiest and cheapest all-natural air freshener to use instead. Mix 2 super simple and cheap ingredient, and your air freshener is ready to go! Get the recipe and create your homemade air freshener now:
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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 potted felt flower ( felt cyclamen ) - spring decor
Whether you simply lack a green thumb or are looking for an easy way to bring the outdoors in, creating felt flowers is a simple, fun process. These beautiful DIY no sew, potted felt flower ( felt cyclamen ) by CreativeMamy is just the perfect homemade Mother’s Day gift ( or spring decor ) , and the best part is: these gorgeous felt flowers won't wilt or die! This super simple colorful spring felt flower tutorial will add some much needed color to any home! In this nice step-by-step tutorial you can learn how to make these easy and colorful spring felt flowers ! CreativeMamy put them on wire stems , but you can use them for all sorts of spring crafts. Let's get crafting!
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Painted acorn garland  - fun & simple DIY fall decor
This time Jane & Sonja will show you how to make a beautiful garland out of acorns! Isn't it a perfect time of the year to get outside and start foraging those acorns to create your beautiful, nature-made acorn garland for fall? Create a garland and add it to your seasonal decor, fireplace mantel or centerpiece to enjoy. Let's get those acorns!
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DIY Crepe paper tulip ( crepe paper flower )
A vase with tulips is a wonderful way to bring some light into your home decor. This time Góc nhỏ Handmade is showing you how to make these beautiful blooms out of crepe paper. These gorgeous realistic paper tulips / paper flowers would make a wonderful project for a teen or grown-up this spring / summer or Mother’s Day. They would also make fantastic Teacher’s Gifts at year-end. So get a few rolls of crepe paper in pastels, create this gorgeous crepe paper tulip and decorate your home with them or give it as a meaningful gift for your loved ones!
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DIY Denim fabric baskets - creative upcycling (free sewing pattern)
Do not throw away your old jeans, you can reuse them doing these cute bags! With this super upcycling craft tutorial you can sew them easily literally in minutes!  This stylish upcycled denim basket can be a perfect low-budget home decor, or a last minute gift. This cute denim basket is also perfect for organizing, or you can cover up ugly flower pots with them! This sewing project is absolutely a great choice if you are a beginner in sewing because its so easy to make! (Even you can create some with hand sewing if you haven't got sewing machine at home.)
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DIY no sew heart pillow
Have a look at this easy way to make a gorgeous no sew, heart shape Valentine's day pillow from felt fabric or polar fleece (the cloth must threadless). You need felt fabric (polar fleece) in two different colors, scissors, and wadding (cotton) to stuff the pillow with, when it is ready.
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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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DIY Styrofoam egg cactus - fun & quick summer decor
When Easter is over it’s time to start freshening up your summer decor ! If you'd like to add a bit of fun cactus decor to your home, but don't have a greenhouse near you, how about making some adorable DIY Styrofoam egg cacti by The Crafted Sparrow? Those leftover foam eggs from your last Easter decoration are just perfect for this fun cactus decor ! Isn't it super cool? This adorable little DIY Styrofoam egg cactus is just perfect for decorating your home at summer on budget, and it's also an be a fun gift ! You could attach a little faux or paper flower to the top for an adorable blooming cactus !
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Christmas ornament holders - table decors from cardboard boxes
This gorgeous Christmas ornament holder table decor has made from a simple (sturdy) cardboard box! Brilliant, isn't it? We love recycling craft ideas and so far this is our Christmas favourite! You can combine these Christmas ornament holder trees with your favourite (handmade ) Christmas tree ornaments and use as a gorgeous table decor, or you can gift them  to your loved ones! In this nice craft site you can find the free template and a nice step-by-step assembling and decoupage tutorial! You can create whimsical, funky or even vintage/rustic style decors with this brilliant upcycling craft, it will look gorgeous in any form!
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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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DIY Baking paper Christmas tree ornaments
In this video tutorial Thoughts for Happy Minds will teach you how to make these fluffy paper snowflakes / Christmas tree ornaments using baking paper sheets. These paper pom-poms are super easy and fun to make, and they make a great DIY Christmas craft to try out with your children. These baking paper ornaments are also surprisingly quick to put together. ( If you haven't got baking paper / parchment paper at home, you could try it with tissue paper or paper napkins as well! ) Watch the video tutorial and learn how to make it. Happy holidays!
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Crepe paper succulents
If you are also that type of person who cant handle properly a living houseplant ( just like us ) these cute crepe paper succulents are perfect for you! Or you can decorate your wedding with them! This time Ash And Crafts shows you how to make gorgeous and lasting crepe paper succulents using our favorite craft material: crepe paper. These crepe paper succulents are not only a feast for the eyes, but they are easy to make for even those who haven't yet dabbled in paper craft.
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DIY mason storage jars with furniture knobs
This DIY Mason storage jar by Haute & Healthy Living is an attractive way to organize items like Q-tips, cotton balls, and bath salts. Plus they’re simple and affordable to make! The mason storage jars are perfect bathroom or kitchen decors and they are also very useful in organizing almost everything!  You can decorate your (shabby chic / vintage style) home with these gorgeous storage jars or gift them to your friends or family.
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DIY action figure lamp - upcycling plastic toys
This action figure lamp is a fairly quick and cheap craft project, and we love that the results are so dramatic with so little effort! Plus, it will be nice to have some geeky things around presented in a nicer fashion.  You can use any cheap (and damaged) plastic toys to create this cool and decorative lamp, and you can make it in different themes: just as  cars, plastic animals, dinosaurs, wooden blocks... This superhero action figure lamp is not just only a nice plastic upcycling project but it's a perfect kids room or mancave decor. It's also low budget and easy to make!
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DIY Turtle lamp from newspaper - paper mache lamp
In this video tutorial Creative Mom shows you how to made a thrifty but still gorgeous and unique turtle shaped lamp using a balloon as a base, some cardboard for the paper clay and acrylic colors. This is a creative way to teach children about recycling and also stimulate their imagination. The little turtle is inspired by a cute "Light a Way" character called Turtie. Light a Way is a fairytale-inspired mobile game about a girl who ends the eternal darkness with the light in her heart. Such a sweet story for a super sweet turtle ! So watch this tutorial and create your very own turtle lamp :
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Crochet succulents (or crochet flowers) - free crochet pattern
Are you looking for free ( scrap yarn buster ) crochet patterns ? Do you love succulents ? Crochet cute little succulents ! Paint It Colorful designed this lovely crochet succulent. Besides it's super easy and quick , this crochet pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about crocheting is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. You have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create a bunch of adorable succulents now!
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Easy DIY Christmas decor ( candle holder) from mason jar & salt
One of or favorite holiday decorating projects is this super easy to make and budget friendly DIY snowy mason jar luminary. These are perfect for decorating your Winter / Christmas mantle, dining table or front porch.Crystal decorated her snowy jars with a piece of faux greenery with tiny berries and a twine bow. Then added a battery-operated tea light inside. We love the way they glow! Besides of this winter luminary is super gorgeous it's also super inexpensive and easy to make! This winter craft project is suitable for kids of all ages.
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Easy DIY salvaged wood and vintage tweed coasters
This time Sadie Seasongoods shows you how to make these unique, DIY salvaged wood and vintage tweed coasters ! These super easy to make salvaged wood coasters can be perfect fall decors or you can give them as handmade gifts for any special occasions ! It's just the perfect Christmas present for coffee or tea lovers, because this DIY salvaged wood and vintage tweed coaster is just perfect for holding steaming mugs of tea, coffee or hot cider!
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