DIY home décor ideas are cool and useful, especially if you are doing them with used stuff. Recycling And organizing things can save you lots of money and make your home more functional and practical. In this article, we have compiled 15 budgeted house décor hacks that are simple and easy to make. These types of DIY projects are fun, creative, and exciting. And most importantly, they make your small space look bigger. Pick the one you love and customize it according to your taste and make you better.
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1. Entry-way key cabinet
We all have lost our keys at some point in our life, and we are tired of it. We usually waste time to look for them in our pockets, bags, drawers, and desks. It would be great if there were a small cabinet specifically assigned for keys where they can be stored safely. The above entry-way key cabinet is an ideal example of what we are talking about.
2. Ladder shoe rack
Consider recycling your old ladder to make a shoe rack to take them into use.Just seek for a desired perfect spot to place your newly designed ladder shoe rack and showcase it to your friends.
3. Hanging rope mirrors
Ropes can be used to hang mirrors on the walls or doors to make them look classical. You can use this idea for restrooms and dressing rooms as well. You just need some old ropes and polished mirrors to décor all sort of spaces and ceilings.
4. Doors with medallions
If you want to upgrade your doors, ceiling medallions are the best choice to put your efforts in. You can use them as an antique style décor and then place knobs into the center to make them elegant. Paint them accordingly and enjoy the lavish view. This will help make your home look more contemporary.
5. Paint your walls partial
Paint the walls halfway and leave the top or bottom half plain blank. This will make the room appear spacious. It is ideal for those rooms which have low ceilings.
6. Marble paper on surfaces
Marble papers are versatile and look great with every surface of the furniture. Small tables, side tables, shelves, kitchen counters, and front surfaces. They add texture to your makeovers. Use them to match with your theme and give your surfaces a new life.
7. Take out some pennies
Pennies are so valuable and useful when it comes to playing with them creatively. Use them as your makeover currency. You can use pennies to décor your glass pieces, vases, boxes, table art, frames, and counters.
8. Use old sofa cushions
Cushions get shaggy after a particular time. Sofas and beds can be filled with fluffy, and you can get cozy by recycling them in a DIY manner. If your cushions have zippers, then open them up to fill more and make them stand to your design. You will be glad of seeing the results.
9. Use your dead space
“Dead spaces are the most ignored useful spaces in our homes” says, Michelle –Lifestyle blogger at Australian Master.
If you have narrow dead spaces in your home, use this hack to make them useful. You may have some shaded areas in corners, hallways, staircases, and living rooms. Don’t waste those precious spaces. Make them a bookcase, a show cabinet, an art display, or just place a beautiful potted plant or a handmade lamp. Open shelves can also be useful.
10. Paint the floor
If your bathroom is small, then there may not be a lot of space to customize or decorate it. However, this doesn’t mean it has to be boring, and you cannot make it beautiful. Add a touch of bright color or patterns to the floor instead of walls. This will change the mood whenever you enter your restroom.
11. A pom-pom rug
A pom-pom rug is the most popular project among all DIY stuff. Making a pom-pom is quite simple; you just need woolens of spectacular colors and a plain base with a needle. You can customize the design in a lot of ways. Also, it decors your every entry-way. Make a large pom-pom rug for your living room, kitchen, or bedroom if you have a lot of time to pass along with some patience and creativity.
12. Wires behind fence
This is the cutest idea among all that no one can even resist. If your cables and cords are hanging around or running along your floor and bottom walls, this DIY is just perfect for you. Because annoying wires look ugly exposed, so hide them behind some creative and cute wood board fences and make your home better.
13. Stick your picture to frames
Classic picture frames are out-dated. If you want to give your home a fascinating casual look, then try framing prints with “washi-tape” on walls. Just stick the picture to the wall and mount them with tape.
14. Poke holes in lampshade
Yes, poke holes in your dark shade lamp. If your lampshade is not pleasant to see through, then this trick will create a spectacular design visible at night. Poke it and turn it on and see the whimsical results at night.
15. Use cables for your artwork
If you are looking for an ingenious way to showcase your artwork, consider the idea of handing them with cables and add a subtle twist to theme your place in an industrial display. This is ideal for renting homes, especially if you cannot poke holes in walls or doors.
Designing your home on a budget is not a piece of cake; try these above awesome and cheap tricks to make your space creative, beautiful, and full of art. By this, you will make your home a better place to live!
Stella Lincoln is a single mother and an experienced Academic writer. She is working as a part-time Academic Advisor at Academist Help. Stella likes to travel a lot to add richness to her soul and spending time with her pet, Ellie.