25 Budget Friendly Home Decor Projects
Welcome to our monthly installment of Thrifty Style Team! Once a month I get together with my talented and creative blogger friends and we each makeover, repurpose or transform something from our homes or thrift stores. A huge thank you to Julie of Redhead Can Decorate for hosting! Well, this month I am sharing not one but 25 budget friendly home decor projects! I know, crazy right?!
25 Budget Friendly Home Decor Projects
I had so much fun going through my posts and rounding up all of my favorites for you and putting them into one post. There were more than 25 but these are my 25 budget friendly home decor projects that I thought you would love! They are in no particular order and you can click on the green links to visit each post. So have fun browsing the ideas below and hopefully you will find a few that you want to try in your own home!
1.How To Make a Mini Tea Cup Topiary
These topiaries were a blast to make! I got all of the supplies from the dollar store (super budget friendly) and they turned out even better than I had imagined.
2. How To Easily Recover an Old Footstool
This was a fun project that I did with my mom! This is her footstool and her fabric and I love how it turned out. Now I am always on the hunt for tiny stools to give makeovers to.
3. Simple No Sew Drop Cloth Curtains
If you love drop cloth projects then you will love this budget friendly option for no sew curtains! I added some hot pink trim to spice them up and they are still some of my favorites in our entire home.
4. Easy No Sew Drop Cloth Napkins
Yes, another drop cloth project. I was on a kick there for awhile and I love the budget friendly aspect of this fabric. These napkins were SO simple and turned out just adorable. I even had someone email me and tell me they made these for their wedding!
5. DIY Cane IKEA Vase
Have you fallen in love with the cane movement like I have? I fell in love with a gorgeous cane vase but the price was outrageous. So I found a way to make my own and you can too!
6. How To Recover a Bench & Add a Skirt Without Sewing
I’m not a great sewer so any no-sew project that is available I try! This one was super easy…it involved drop cloth fabric and a staple gun!
7. Easy No Sew Drop Cloth Bed Skirt
Remember I told you that I love drop cloth projects? Well I wasn’t kidding! These no sew drop cloth bed skirts I made for my girls were the very first project that my blog was know for!
8. How To Make Votives From Old Jelly Jars
Do you have any old jelly jars? They make the cutest votives for your porch and patio. A simple and budget friendly decor project that anyone can do!
9. The Secret to Lining Drawers The Cheap Way
Ok this project is all about making your drawers pretty! You won’t believe what I use to line mine.
10. The Secret Trick to Creating Inexpensive Water Color Art
Art can get expensive and I for one am on a budget. But thanks to this awesome app I no longer have to worry about finding budget friendly art for our home.
11. Easy DIY Paper May Day Baskets
My all time favorite post is my May Day baskets! It might be because they were just recently features in American Farmhouse Style’s latest issue. Such a pinch me moment. I’m thinking that I might have to start a #maydaymovement this year!
12. How To Add Instant Character To Any Niche In Your Home
Weaber Lumber was one of my very first collaborations as a blogger. We have added their gorgeous white washed planks to several areas in our home. I like to call it instant character!
13. World Market Potting Bench Makeover
It’s no secret I love the color Boxwood by Miss Mustard Seed milk paint. So I am always looking for something to paint in this gorgeous green color and this old beat up potting bench was the perfect piece! Paint is my favorite budget saving tip for decorating your home!
15. DIY Blue Hydrangea Wreath
Do you love hydrangeas? I sure do and I dry mine all the time so have tons of them left over each summer. Since I always have so many I figured why not spray paint some a add them to a wreath? Free flowers a bit of paint and a grapevine wreath made this a thrifty project for sure!
15. Fun and Easy DIY Book Garland
Have you ever seen a book garland before? Ha! Me either until I dreamed up in my head. Putting this together was a bit of a challenge but literally cost me almost noting! This project is a fun and creative way to decorate your home.
16. Faux Flower Arrangement
Give me all the faux flowers! These days you can find gorgeous faux flowers just about anywhere…even in the Target dollar bins! I love putting fun little arrangements all over my house.
17. How To Upcylce an Old Cutting Board Using Modge Podge
Have you played around with modge podge before? It’s so fun! There are so many great home decor project you can create with this super fun product. I used some pretty napkins and an old cutting board and made something new within a matter of minutes!
18. DIY Cane Armoire Makeover
This old armoire was a Facebook marketplace find. My sister, mom and I all worked hard to bring her back to life with some paint and cane webbing. She now lives in my niece’s room!
19. DIY Citronella Candles With Essential Oils
Mosquitos are my nemesis in the summer! So I made a pretty DIY citronella candle jar for our back patio. It was amazing, smelled amazing and even looked amazing too!
20. How To Refresh Your Half Bath On A Budget
My latest project was our half bath refresh for under $200! Once again the power of paint came in clutch as did a few other small changes. Budget friendly doesn’t have to look cheap if you know how to di it right.
21. The Secret Tip For Drying Hydrangeas
Remember that hydrangea wreath above? Well this is my post all about how I dry and preserve my hydrangeas so I can use them year after year during any season!
22. Flea Market Style Spring Centerpiece
Flea markets are my favorites to visit when I am searching for budget friendly home decor projects! This centerpiece I created include more hydrangeas and flea market finds.
23. How To Make a Low Hydrangea Centerpiece
Need some tips and tricks for creating fresh flower centerpieces? You will love this post and how simple it really is.
24. Old Dresser Makeover Using Milk Paint
Paint projects are like therapy for me…they bring me happiness. After finding this beautiful old dresser on Facebook Marketplace and painting her I knew we would be friends for a long time!
25. Double Sided Painted Shutters
Miss. Mustard Seed milk paint to the rescue for these gorgeous vintage shutters! And guess what? I only painted one side of them…which means I didn’t need a lot of paint and didn’t have to spend a lot of money! Win win in the budget friendly decorating world! Turn them over for a whole new look. 🙂
Budget Friendly Home Decor Projects
Hopefully you were able to find a few projects that piqued your interest. It was so much fun for me to round all of these up for you and take a walk down memory lane.
Now come see what my thrifty friends are sharing this month!
Thrifty Style Team
The Painted Hinge – 5 Tips for Thrifting on Facebook Marketplace
DIY Beautify – Curbside Pink Table
2 Bees In A Pod – 10 Thrifty Decorating Ideas for Spring
The How To Home – DIY Yarn Boho Wall Hanging
The Tattered Pew – 25 Budget Friendly Home Decor Projects
What Meegan Makes – Spring Vintage Bicycle Rime Wreath
Cottage At The Crossroads – Farmhouse Lazy Susan with Wood Beads
Lora B. Create & Ponder – Fun Ways to Use Vintage Finds in your Outdoor Decorating
White Arrows Home – DIY Vintage Inspired First Aid Kit Box
Our Crafty Mom – Soy Teacup Candles DIY
Chas’ Crazy Creations – Acrylic Paint Ideas DIY Mug Rack
Cottage On Bunker Hill – Vintage Spring Porch Decorating Ideas
Thanks for stopping by today friends! What idea was your favorite? Are you up to any thrifty projects yourself right now? I’d love to hear about them! Just leave me a comment below.
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I love visiting your blog for fresh, new ideas! I will definitely be pinning this post for future reference. You have beautiful style. Thanks for inspiring me.
Meegan your comment just made my day! Thank you!!!
Wow Kelly, that is a great collection of awesome projects for the home! I especially loved your painted hydrangeas, I had to click over to see if you really meant that you spray painted them! They turned out amazing and I will definitely be keeping that trick in the back of my mind! xx
Thank you Cindy! I know, can you believe I actually spray painted them! Ha! Nothing is safe from paint in my house:)
This is such a great roundup, Kelly. So many great and budget-friendly ideas in one place! I love all of the hydrangea ideas. It makes me super excited for mine to bloom later this summer!
You are the sweetest , Jen! Thanks friend. I know we both love our hydrangeas and I can hardly wait for them as well!
What a fun roundup! I love the book garland idea; going to have to figure out where I could do that with some vintage books. Always love seeing your beautiful style and creativity, Kelly!
Thank you Lora for your kind comment! That book garland was just a happy accident! I hope you will try it!
Wow! I need to up my DIY game! I am so inspired and these are all so beautiful and amazing!
Thank you ! Bu…Oh girl you have a strong game! But I wills ay it was kind of fun to see all of my hard work in one post! Ha!
Wow, so many great projects and ideas, and they all are wonderful. Thank you so much for sharing.
Thank YOU for stopping by!
Wow! These projects are all amazing! Pinned!
Thank you Michelle! I appreciate you pinning! Have a great weekend:)
This is an amazing collection my friend!!! I bet it will become one of your most viewed articles!
Aww thanks Julie and I sure hope so!
I got so much inspiration from your collection of posts! I have a small footstool just like yours that needs refreshing and I also have an old cutting board shaped just like yours.
Thank you Jane! Have fun making over those items.
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