DIY with What You Have
Wait a minute! Before you toss those extra scraps and supplies, join forces with these thrifty DIY ideas to make use out of what you already have.
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Put your brush-wielding skills to use with this quick DIY project. Terra-cotta pots are inexpensive and easy to pretty up with leftover crafts paints. Cover pots in on-trend metallics or pastels for a glam update that's effortlessly gorgeous.
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Turn your impressive stash of wine corks into a handy trivet with this pretty and practical how-to.
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Quickly change a burlap pillow into a cool conversation piece. Claim your ZIP code (or any number) by drawing it onto a plain pillow with marker.
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Take an afternoon to add a creative focal point above your headboard. Poster board, a small mirror, and a hot glue gun are all you need for this simple sunburst mirror.
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Fashion a custom memo board from an old picture frame to liven up the space above your desk. To make this board, grab a hefty frame, some twine, and your hot-glue gun. Secure photos, postcards, or reminders with small clips.
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Rolls of Giftwrap
Fireplaces are either a decorator's dream or worst nightmare. Fake your way to fabulous by standing rolls of leftover wallpaper or gift wrap in a nonworking fire box and secure the grouping with string.
Craft a decorative bowl from a doily picked up from a flea market, antique store, or even your own closet. It's an easy and simple project you can do in just a few steps.
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Little details can make a big fashion statement. If you've been hanging onto bold baubles but haven't had the guts to wear them, use them to adorn a favorite piece of furniture. This armoire's ho-hum hardware gets a dazzling refresh thanks to a set of vintage earrings.
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Decoupage maps from favorite travels onto square tiles to make these wanderlust-inspired coasters. Apply felt to the back of coasters to prevent them from scratching surfaces.
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Bring warmth and style to your bathroom floor with this Pop Art-inspired rug design. Combine regular crafts felt with thick felt furniture feet pads to make this rug.
Next Slideshow DIY Patio Furniture Ideas to Transform Your Outdoor Space
DIY Patio Furniture Ideas to Transform Your Outdoor SpaceLike the rooms inside our homes, there are limitless ways to decorate a deck or patio, especially when you introduce homemade outdoor furniture. Putting a personal spin on your outside seating area is as easy as modifying a tree stump, upcycling a slab of concrete, or building with unused pallets. We found 13 easy-to-follow DIY patio furniture tutorials to inspire your backyard transformation.Begin Slideshow »