DIY Decorating Ideas: Thrifty Thursday #4

DIY Decorating Ideas. It’s Thrifty Thursday! Time for more inexpensive DIY decorating ideas that will help you create the home you want and still stay on budget.

DIY Decorating Ideas

1. Malachite knobs can be very expensive. Get the look for a fraction of the price using a Sharpie marker on a white porcelain knob. That’s right! A Sharpie marker. Faux Malachite Knobs Tutorial

DIY Decorating Ideas: Malachite knobs can be very expensive. Get the look for a fraction of the price using a Sharpie marker on a white porcelain knob. That's right! A Sharpie marker. Faux Malachite Knobs Tutorial

Teal and Lime

2. A ruffled burlap tablecloth is casual elegance at its best. This tablecloth is so easy to make. If you can sew a straight line, you can make this tablecloth. Ruffled Burlap Tablecloth Tutorial

DIY Decorating Ideas: A ruffled burlap tablecloth is casual elegance at its best. This tablecloth is so easy to make. If you can sew a straight line, you can make this tablecloth. Ruffled Burlap Tablecloth Tutorial

Celebrating Everyday Life

3. Give plain, inexpensive glass vases the look of high-end milk glass and white ceramic. All it takes is a little bit of white spray paint. Milk Glass and Faux White Ceramic Tutorial

DIY Decorating Ideas: Give plain, inexpensive glass vases the look of high-end milk glass and white ceramic. All it takes is a little bit of white spray paint. Milk Glass and Faux Ceramic Tutorial

The Happier Homemaker

4. Add stylish storage to your bathroom for very little money by using storage crates and decorative brackets. Storage Crate Shelves Tutorial

DIY Decorating Ideas: Add stylish storage to your bathroom for very little money by using storage crates and decorative brackets. Storage Crate Shelves Tutorial

Morning By Morning Productions

5. Give a chair extra pizzazz by reupholstering it in a woven design. This fabulous French style chair was done using a painter’s dropcloth (love those things!). It only takes an easy step or two more, but the final result is worth it. Woven Upholstery Tutorial

DIY Decorating Ideas: Give a chair a little extra pizzazz by reupholstering it in a woven design. This fabulous French style chair was done using a painter's dropcloth. It only takes an easy step or two more, but the final result is worth it. Woven Upholstery Tutorial

Lilyfield Life

6. Turn an old window into a nifty chalkboard calendar. This old window was found on the side of the road. (Yes! True trash-to-treasure!) If your roadsides don’t reveal such bounty, you can also find them at salvage shops and junks stores. Chalkboard Calendar Window Tutorial

DIY Decorating Ideas: Turn an old window into a nifty chalkboard calendar. This old window was found on the side of the road. (Yes! True trash-to-treasure!) If your roadsides don't reveal such treasures, you can find them at salvage shops and junks stores too. Chalkboard Calendar Window Tutorial

Thistlewood Farms

7.  Ikea cabinets are a great solution if you need additional closet space or have a room without a closet. You can give them the look of a custom built-in with some plywood and molding. Customized Ikea Closet Tutorial

DIY Decorating Ideas: Ikea cabinets are a great solution if you need additional closet space or have a room without a closet. You can give them the look of a custom built-in with some plywood and molding. Customized Ikea Closet Tutorial

Roncesvalles Victorian Reno Diary

Which one of these DIY projects do you think you’d like to do for your home?

Peggy

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  1. 1

    says

    Loving those faux malachite knobs and the storage crate shelves! Those storage crate shelves would look great in my laundry room!

  2. 5

    says

    I love the idea of old window to a chalk board, It will look for an already antique decorated room/hall. .. amazing tips and links to resources.
    thanks