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21 Beautiful and Cheap Home Decor Ideas on a Budget

Cheap home decor ideas for anyone on a budget. Create beautiful home decorations with cheap do-it-yourself alternatives and liven up your entire home.
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Home is home all the time. In other words, there’s no place like home. Your space is a direct expansion of your character, style, and taste. You are therefore responsible for projecting to the world the best of yourself. Beautifying your home will also make you happy and relaxed after a long day of work outside. For example, if you want to go to the beach but because of work you are not able to. You can then change your home to get the perfect vibes on the beach. For example, you can get blue lanterns or fairy-lights to give your room a cool beach feel. Otherwise, if you’re a trekker, by getting plenty of indoor plants you can bring the greenness of the jungle to your home.

In short, you don’t have to go on long exotic holidays or excursions to feel better and happier. This is just a conventional feeling of happiness and satisfaction. Contrastingly, by making slight changes to your personal spaces, you can feel amazing. Believe me guys, if you change your living space, you can change your mood. Whatever interests you have in the world, bring it to your home. If your favorite color is maroon, for example, then paint the walls, Maroon. You’re bored with your furniture otherwise, just repaint it in your favorite colors.

Besides colors, the concept of space inside the home can also be played with. If your home is small, for example, you can get a big mirror and place it at a strategic angle. This will increase the spaciousness of your room. Otherwise, using furniture that can be used for dual functions, you can also space your home efficiently. For example, if needed, you can buy a sofa bed that can work as a sofa and a bed. You can also get stunning furniture with wonderful details at cheap affordable rates at second-hand stores.

Do it Yourself Modern Coffee Table

Head on over to IKEA, get yourself a simple table and pick up a few tapered legs from eBay or Etsy and you’re ready to go and create your own mid-century modern coffee table. Check out the full guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of Triple Max Tons

Floating Corner Shelves

Put those empty corners of your home to good use by turning them into floating corner shelves and gaining some extra storage space at home. If you’re keen on adding your own, head on over the full guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of 4 Men 1 Lady

Do it Yourself Desk for under $60

Need to save some money? Simply take 2 small shelves and get an extra desk top from IKEA for less than $60 and turn them into an awesome desk for your office or workspace. Build your own using the guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of Pretty Providence

Do it Yourself Backpack Hanger

Is it that time of year again? Is the new school year nearing and your kids about to go to school for the first time? Well here’s an idea that will help you make sure the floor stays organized. Build a super useful backpack hanger for little money using the guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of I Heart Naptime

Rehash an IKEA Lack Table

It’s incredible what you can do with some cheap parts from IKEA. Just look at this awesome lack table built with a simple table and square formed metal which you can get at a local flea-market. Try it out yourself with the help of this guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of Simply N*Amoured

Wire Basket Side Table

Give your living room a splash of color and sass by turning a decorative wire basket into a colorful side table. It’s time to get to work and make your version of this awesome idea by using the guide and instruction that you’ll find here.

Images & idea courtesy of The Shabby Creek Cottage

Barnboard Coffee Table

Take a very simple coffee table from IKEA and get yourself some wooden boards as a new table top. With some work you’ll quickly have yourself an anwesome new coffee table with nice shabby look. All it take is the follow this guide and instructions right here.

Images & idea courtesy of City Farm House

Stylish Rope Walls

So how do you create a room separator without actually separating the room from the light and still keeping it modern and creative. Well how about just creating some rope walls. Creating a visible separation that still lets you flood the room with light. These rope walls are guaranteed to excite any visitor. Make your own by following the guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of The Brick House

IKEA Dresser Rast Hack

Getting bored of your current dresser in the bedroom? Well then add some creating splash by modifying an affordable IKEA Rast dresser into an exciting new piece of furniture with tons of extra flexibility. Check out the guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of House by Hoff

Do it Yourself Upholstered X-Bench

Missing that last little piece in your bedroom? Know the feeling when you want to put on a pair of shoes but don’t know where to sit? Then you need a bench at the end of your bed. Build your own upholstered version with this guide and instructions right here.

Images & idea courtesy of Anika’s DIY Life

Rast Night Stand Reloaded

It’s unbelievable what you can do for under $15. Make a quick visit to IKEA, get yourself a Rast night stand and create something entirely new and useful with a paint job and some woodwork. Come one, just give it a try with this guide and instructions right here.

Images & idea courtesy of Redbook

Do it Yourself Branch Art Headboard

Spice of your bedroom’s walls by brining a touch of nature onto the walls. Branch art has been tremendously en vogue recently and this is a really nice take by Emorie Kidder. Want to bring your own little piece of branch art into home? Then head on over to the guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of Emorie Kidder

Wire Basket Side Table

Ever wondered what else you can use those wire baskets for? Well here’s a little surprise for you. Take a spray can, a wooden plate and boom, you’ve got a colorful new side table within a no time. Want to give it a try yourself? Head on over the guide and instructions right here.

Images & idea courtesy of I Spy DIY

Rustic Twig Candles

Is autumn around the corner? Are the days getting shorter? Then add some light to the living room with these beautifully rustic twig candles. Go outside, gather some twigs and get going with the guide and instructions we’ve found for you here.

Images & idea courtesy of Town and Country Living

Stylishly Simple Tea Candles

Sometimes it’s the smallest things that leave the biggest impression. Check out these extremely minimalistic tea candle holders. They are so unobtrusive that you barely notice them on the walls. Check them out in detail over here.

Images & idea courtesy of Lisanne van de Klift

Do it Yourself Monogram Planter

Make a statement on your doorstep and show your visitors where they are by building your own little (or big) do it yourself monogram planter. Plan it, build it and watch it grow over time with beautiful flowers. But don’t take my word for it. Make your own with this guide and instructions right here.

Images & idea courtesy of REMODELaholic

IKEA Duckboard Wall Hanger

It’s funny how you can basically take anything in your home and convert it into something else within a matter of minutes. Take this beautifully repurposed duckboard as an example. It makes a super practical wall hanger that does just help you organize yourself but also look really cool in your home. Try it yourself with this guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of IchDesigner

Old Tire turns Gorgeous Planter

There’s not really much afterlife in the existence of a tire. At least that’s what I though. Think again! Old tires actually make awesome structural frames for all sorts of crafty ideas. I mean, check out this incredibly creative planter made from an old tire. You can make your own by following this guide and instructions right here.

Images & idea courtesy of Addicted2DIY

IKEA Lack Vertical Garden

Vertical gardens that fit into your home or balcony are a raving new trends. And you can be sure that they will start skyrocketing again when spring time comes around. And the most amazing part here is that this one is made from a simple IKEA Lack table top. Go make your own with this guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of Craftberry Bush

Wood Tilt-Out Trash Can Cabinet

Sick and tired of seeing the same old trash can every day? Want to your trash can a nicer look and hide it at the same time? Why not build your own tilt-out trash can cabinet that is so elegant and simple that it’s hard to believe this isn’t a standard accessory in every home? Convinced? Try it out yourself with this guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of By Dawn Nicole

Wooden Couch Arm Shelf

This is for the couch potatoes out there, that simply don’t want to leave their seat when watching the super bowl or their favorite TV show. Turn your couch into a side table that can’t get knocked over. And you know what, you can even make your own. Check out this guide and instructions here.

Images & idea courtesy of Scout Mob

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