37 Brilliant Budget Friendly Ideas To Decor Your House

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By the time you’ve paid your rent, bought your furniture, and forked over cash for toilet paper
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the last thing you want is to drop more money.
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This is 37 Easy and Cheap Decorating Ideas For Your House
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by Alanna Okun & Greta Alvarez
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1. Hang art on your empty wall.
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There’s a ton of free public domain art available online
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like from public library sites or Wikimedia Commons.
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All you need is a printer and maybe a frame if you fancy.
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2. Display keys from everywhere you’ve lived.
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If you have roommates or live with a significant other, add theirs to the collection too!
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Picked up an affordable little shadow box from Target
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and simply scribbled the location and date of each key underneath.
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3. Find a better way to use your old stack of books.
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You could Stack them to make a fashionable side table,
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use them to hide unsightly things like cords or your router
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or just strap on a cushion on it and call it a seat.
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4. Make garlands from paper cut-outs.
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Made a heart template out of posterboard and then traced and cut out all of the hearts.
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Sewed each strand together, wrapped each line around the wood and secured the string on the top and back with tape.
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Cut some lace and hot glued it over the front of the wood, making sure to seal each string
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5. Use paint chips to cover an entire wall.
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You could use removable poster tape or painters tape to minimize wall damage.
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6. Download and print this adorable calendar
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or even-more-adorable 3D letters
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7. You could also use these patent-design prints or just a simple wall flowers
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8. If you want to decorate with jars or wine bottles
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nail polish remover will help you to take the labels off.
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9. Use newspaper to make a wall design, like a map or just straight-up use maps.
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even if you did it without the frames, it’s still looks pretty rad.
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10. Re-cover you boring or beat-up lampshade with a DIY Vintage Lampshade.
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11. Print out your instagrams
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Even if *you* don’t have a printer for all of these
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chances are your office or your friend or your friends’ office does
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If everything else fail, you can spring for a couple bucks to have Staples do it
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12. Display old t-shirts that have sentimental value.
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Mount them on canvas if you have any
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or you could use squares of cardboard cut from old boxes
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13. DIY a custom rug from caret samples.
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Attach bunch of them using duct tape or display them individually
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14. Hang pieces of fabric samples as wallpaper.
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There’s a lot of places that will give out wallpaper samples for free. Use them well.
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If fabric samples is too hard, you could use leftover wrapping paper instead.
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15. Display magazines on hangers.
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It’s a step above taping torn covers to your dorm room walls.
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Simply open your most favorite magazines in the middle and strip them on the hanger.
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Easy-peasy.
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16. Hang Vintage Posters from FreeVintagePosters.com
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17. Spruce up a bland wall with colorful tape
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It’s so simple even the most Pinterest-challenged of aspiring home improvers could do it.
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All you need is colorful tape, scissors, and a desire to be happy.
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(Bonus points if you use washi tape!)
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18. Make a Pop-Art picture of your dog
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Take a photo of your dog, print it on a a piece of pink paper (play around with the contrasts)
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cut the image out, and glue it to a yellow sheet of paper.
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Do that and you’re basically Andy Warhol with a printer, glue, paper, and scissors.
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19. DIY A headboard made of books
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First head to your local thrift store and find yourself a lot of old books.
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Get a piece of wood the size you want for your headboard and then mark the matress height.
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Find the perfect book layout.
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Mark the order you want the book in then hammer books in place.
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Stick the top pages in place with some double sided tape
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And voila… your new headboard is ready.
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20. Make a unique rug using strips of cloth
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You’ll need a non-slip cloth, one of those with little holes, and strips of cloth.
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In just a little bit of time, you’ll have a super stylish and ultra comfy rug.
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Follow the exact step by step guide at Craftaholics Anonymouse.
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21. Make a polka-dotted wall or try a cool variation on your door
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Gold on a white wall makes for a truly unforgettable effect.
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All you need is contact paper and scissors, and BOOM
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you have a stunning decoration that’s also super easy to remove when you get bored with it.
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22. Use tree trunks as tables
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Of course, you’ll have to have a lumberjack friend, or something like that…
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23. Decorate the washer and dryer with adhesive tape Instead of washi tape.
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Use insulating tape or electrician’s tape (the kind you use on electrical cables)
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to make doing your laundry slightly less annoying.
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You can get the tape in any hardware store.
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24. Hang photos, magazine images, or any other pictures on clipboards
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It’s got a workshop-y feel to it and is sure to be the envy of all your ~artsy~ friends.
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25. Add a touch of color to your old chair
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Spray a can of spray paint to give your old chair chair a new lease on life.
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26. Make a wall of license plates in your bathroom
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The greater the variety of years and cities you have, the better.
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27. Hang your photos in an original way
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Get an old picture frame, clothespins, some string, and your best photo memories printed out and you’re set.
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28. Refresh your dining room table with different color chairs
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It adds a welcome pop of color to your space and is sure to brighten up your mornings.
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Find chairs which already come with variety of color or if you can’t find it, spray paint them.
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29. Turn an old drawer into a mini-shelf
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You don’t have to go to Ikea to get a look like this
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Within an hour, you can achieve a more unique version for far less money.
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Simply repaint them, and attach them to your wall. Easy…
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30. A rustic coat hanger for fall
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Prepare a piece of wood, sand and then paint them
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Collect some dried branches, cut each piece at the base with a hand saw at a slight angle
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so when you place them on the face of the wood, they go diagonally upward.
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Drill some holes in the diagonal direction as marked
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attach the branches with screws and a little bit of glue at the base.
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Easy and awesome
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31. Use a ladder as a bookshelf
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Ladders are really useful to have around, but they also take up a lot of space.
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Make the most of this necessity by adorning it with all your favorite books
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and maybe a framed picture or a vase of flowers at the top
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32. A cool vintage flower pot
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The idea is to transplant a plant to a vintage piece (in a bag so you can still water it).
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Just make sure you use plants that don’t require a lot of care and that don’t have very long roots
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33. Revive something old
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Most of us have furniture in our homes that we LOVE but we don’t get excited over them.
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So what should we do? Take some risks and give them a makeover!
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Step 1: Use masking tape, and mark some evenly spaced points on the bottom circular edge of the lamp shade
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Step 2: Paint the pattern onto the shade. When the paint dries, carefully peel off the tape
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With only 2 steps, now we have a totally different looking lamp shade.
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34. Ombré paint to revive an old dresser
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Choose a color and paint each drawer with a different shade.
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35. Use an old window or closet door to hold your mail and postcards
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When you see one of these, grab it, paint it, and put it to better use
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36. If you have stairs in your house, paint them to give more life into your house.
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37. Brighten up a corner of your room and add letters, photos, and other ~inspiration~
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Literally the only thing you need is a set of lights, an empty wall, and some inspirational photos and letters
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And that’s all for now…
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We hope that all tips on this video could help you redocorate your house better.
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