Cheap Decorating Ideas: Thrifty Thursday Week 6

Thrifty Thursday is back with more cheap decorating ideas! Today’s thrifty ideas range from super-simple DIY to a bit-more-involved-but-still-fun-to-do. They’re all great ways to bring style to your home without breaking the bank.

Cheap Decorating Ideas

1. Paint a plain piece of furniture in your favorite color and accent it with upholstery tacks.

Cheap Decorating Ideas: Paint a plain piece of furniture in your favorite color and accent it with upholstery tacks.

Good Housekeeping

2. This is cute idea for writing the menu for the evening, a shopping list, or quick family messages. All you need to do is paint a wood plank with chalkboard paint. Here’s the tutorial.

Cheap Decorating Ideas: This cute wood plank chalkboard is great for writing the menu for the evening, a shopping list, or quick family messages. Simply paint a wood plank with chalkboard paint.

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3. Sometimes you want the shelf, but not the brackets. The solution? Floating shelves. They’re inexpensive and easy-to-build with this great tutorial.

Cheap Decorating Ideas: Sometimes you want the shelf, but not the brackets. The solution? Floating shelves.

Young House Love

4. These lovely floor-standing candle holders were made from newel posts and fence post toppers. Check out this simple tutorial.

Cheap Decorating Ideas: These lovely floor-standing candle holders were made from newel posts and fence post toppers.

Impatiently Praying for Patience

5. This X-bench looks just as fabulous as the inspiration piece, but was made for a fraction of the cost. The tutorial is a little more detailed than the ones above, but it’s easy-to-follow. I am definitely trying this one. I love these benches!

Cheap Decorating Ideas: This X-bench looks just as fabulous as the inspiration piece, but was made for a fraction of the cost.

Centsational Girl

Which of these ideas do you think you’ll try? Do you have any cheap decorating ideas you’d like to share?

Peggy

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    says

    These are all terrific! The floating shelves and chalkboard wood plank are especially of interest. I’ve done the upholstery tack one and it is easy and packs a punch!