A low budget doesn't have to be a roadblock to high style. See how this passionate homeowner created artful vignettes of quirky and personal objects collected over time.
This homeowner used birds as a recurring decorating theme throughout the home. Scavenging at a scrap-metal yard yielded the "nest" letters, which cost a few dollars each.
Watch this video for tips and tricks on how to decorate with flea finds in your home.
Vintage pieces are a unique addition to any room and are usually very reasonably priced, but reproductions can work just as well when the price is right. In the dining room, the Saarinen-style table ($150) is surrounded by $30 chairs from a discount store.
This vintage hutch doubles as a hiding space for spices and a display unit for eye-catching terrariums. For cheap terrariums, fill discount-store jars with soil, rocks, and small ferns, then add vintage toys, dollhouse pieces, and miniature bottlebrush trees.
An old roll of coupons is a fun pedestal for a flowerpot rescued from a garbage pile and for salt and pepper shakers purchased on eBay.
Once a built-in phone niche, this shadow box frames a beautiful display. Small pieces hand-picked from antiques stores come together for a subtle but striking presentation. To keep with the home's theme, a bird soars above the box.
A collection of family mementoes and memorabilia is beautifully arranged, creating a personal work space.