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How to Do a Laundry Room Makeover on a Budget: 6 Easy Ideas
Let me show you how I tackled my laundry room makeover on a budget–a tight budget! You’ll learn some great laundry room makeover ideas for your own project.
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How To DIY a Crate Shelf: Transform Your Space With Dollar Store Finds
Learn how to create stylish and budget-friendly DIY decor shelves using crates with our step-by-step tutorial. Transform your space with this simple Dollar store DIY project!
a vase filled with pink and white flowers on top of a table next to candles
Learn how to make a textured affect with these easy tutorials and ideas.
a white vase filled with green leaves on top of a table next to a potted plant
Learn how to make a textured affect with these easy tutorials and ideas.
a potted plant sitting on top of a wooden shelf next to a white brick wall
Learn how to make a textured affect with these easy tutorials and ideas.
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DIY Textured Vase | Inspired by Pottery Barn
Learn how to make a textured affect with these easy tutorials and ideas.
a white vase filled with purple flowers on top of a wooden table
Learn how to make a textured affect with these easy tutorials and ideas.
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Goodbye Water Spots: How to Make Your Faucets Shine With Baby Oil
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How to Clean Kitchen Cabinets: A Brilliant Hack Using Dawn and Tide
Discover a brilliant cleaning hack for kitchen cabinets and walls. Learn how to clean with Dawn and Tide, including a step-by-step guide and before-and-after results. Say goodbye to stubborn marks and make your cleaning routine more efficient.
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These five tips to hang removable wallpaper are essential to read before you begin the project. I also detail how to avoid one big mistake!Wallpaper is back baby!The go-to décor option of every domestic Goddess of the seventies is back with a vengeance.But unlike its impossible to remove ancestors, this generation of wallpaper includes a wealth of wall friendly options, including one penultimate choice: removable wallpaper.In the spirit of full disclosure, I have to admit that I thi…
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Upcycle those old plastic bits in your kitchen into fantastic new decor with my Easy Painted Marble Vase DIY: You just may have everything you need in your house right now so let’s get making! Snag your victim as well as a large plastic container that you don't have to reuse for anything else and a couple of old nail polish colours that you have lurking in your stash. (leftover oil-based paints work well too!) Fill the container halfway with clean water. Pour, swirl and drip so…
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How to Make DIY Dawn Powerwash Refill
This Dawn Powerwash hack makes it so easy to make your own Powerwash refills with just a few ingredients you have at home.
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How To Make Easy Homemade Firestarter
Recycle old tea bags for this quick and check homemade Firestarter.
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Affordable Luxury | How to Craft a Dollar Tree West Elm Knock-Off
Budget-friendly home decor! Achieve the look for less with this DIY Dollar Tree vase. Create a stylish space without breaking the bank.
a person in black gloves and white shirt with blue sponge on top of a block of cement
This post was transcribed by a member of the Hometalk editorial team from the original HometalkTV episode.Save a cinder block the next time you have a building project to make a cool-looking planter. I had this cinder block left over from a previous project and I also had some broken dishes that I've been saving.
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Basket Upcycle Idea Easy Nursery Room Light Fixture DIY
Why not turn a basket into a light fixture? Check out this easy DIY tutorial how to make a light fixture from a basket. Budget friendly light fixture DIY Idea.
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Cheap DIY Solar Water Fountain Outdoor Decor
Upgrade your garden with this easy planter solar fountain you can make yourself. Add a beautiful water feature to your backyard, patio or porch for a nice relaxing time outside.
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How to Paint Faux Brick DIY
I have always loved the look of exposed brick in homes! Our home, unfortunately, didn’t have any, so I decided to find a way to add it myself. I am in love with the character that it has added to our home. Check out my tutorial so that you can do it yourself! Tools and Materials painter's tape joint compound gloves paint Minwax polycrylic Tape off the WallYou’ll want to start off by taping off where you’d like your brick to end. (I planned to add white shiplap to both side…
three blue and white vases sitting next to each other on top of a table
Repurposed Gatorade Bottles Into Solar Light Luminaries
I enjoy having fun and colorful surprises in my gardens, and I also love repurposing and upcycling things. Especially things that I can pull right out of my own recycle bin. Like these Gatorade bottles that I’m using to create some fun and easy solar light luminaries. I'm in Canada so the Gatorade bottles I used are 591 ml. The solar light and the blue and clear glass gems are from my local dollar store. You’ll also need some Marine Goop adhesive or E6000 glue, and painter’s tape.S…
two hands are holding small pieces of wood and some other things on the table in front of them
From Trash to Treasure: How to Make DIY Apothecary Jars
Transform old glass jars, candlesticks, and tequila corks into chic and stylish faux apothecary jars with this step-by-step DIY project.
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Transform your countertops on a budget! Here's how.
Transform your countertops on a budget! Here's how.
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Black Geometric Accent Wall
Our front living room had this weird bumped out wall that just never felt complete. After a little bit of negotiating, I talked Kyle into putting built -ins in the indented sides and creating a fun accent wall in the middle. I don’t have full video on the built-ins because that was part of the deal… if you don’t make me film it all, I’ll do the built-ins 🙂 Tools: Miter Saw Drill Nail Gun Paint brush/roller caulk/wood filler I do have a lot of it documented on Instagram, just…
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Declutter Kitchen Countertop With A Curtain Rod
I don't know about you, but I can't stand clutter on my counters, especially in my small apartment kitchen. As much as I love looking at pictures of my family while cooking I needed a solution to get things up and off the counter. I started my project at Target. I found a simple curtain rod that is long enough for my counter (I recommend measuring before shopping ) and two command hooks that hold over 3 pounds. I also chose hooks that match the finish of the rod. Next, I measu…
a wooden planter filled with succulents and other plants
Succulent Planter Made From a Wood Pallet
Transform a simple wood pallet into a stunning DIY succulent planter with this easy tutorial. For more tips head to the blog! Materials you’ll need: Wood palletLandscape fabricStaple Giunor nails and hammerSawSandpaperPotting soilcollection of succulents you can use faux succulents as well Find your pallet, many places offer free pallets just make sure the pallet is in good condition and has no cracks or broken boards. Prepare the old pallet an pry out any protruding nails…
So chic, these modern concrete and rebar outdoor solar lights! Add a bit of sparkle to your yard with this easy DIY project!Product links may be affiliate links which are no extra cost to you but your purchase helps me help you with more fantastic projects! Lighting is the jewelry of a room, whether it's indoors or out. Especially when you use various types and even more so outdoors when you use portable, affordable, sun-powered solar lights.For this project, I used: empty waxed car… Outdoor, Lights, Outdoor Solar Lights, Outdoor Solar, Yard, Outdoor Crafts, Lighting, Concrete
Concrete and Rebar Outdoor Solar Lights
So chic, these modern concrete and rebar outdoor solar lights! Add a bit of sparkle to your yard with this easy DIY project!Product links may be affiliate links which are no extra cost to you but your purchase helps me help you with more fantastic projects! Lighting is the jewelry of a room, whether it's indoors or out. Especially when you use various types and even more so outdoors when you use portable, affordable, sun-powered solar lights.For this project, I used: empty waxed car…
three glass containers filled with plants on top of a table
Turn A Jar Into A DIY Terrarium - A Life Unfolding
How to make an Easy DIY Terrarium out of glass jars.
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How to Hide Kitchen Countertop Clutter
Check out the best way to cover up the clutter on kitchen counter with this dollar tree organization hack you can use to organize kitchen countertops for cheap.
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DIY Floral Garland
Y'ALL KNOW I LOVE UNQIUE TABLE ACCESSORIES SO WHEN I SAW A FLORAL PAPER GARLAND USED AS A TABLE RUNNER, I WAS SOLD. UNFORTUNATELY THE PRICE WAS SLIGHTLY BEYOND MY BUDGET. SOOO....... HERE'S WHAT I DID..... This is an easy and cheap way to make a DIY Floral Garland using Coffee Filters from the inspiration I saw in the Ballard Designs catalog. I plan to use this runner on my table as you see in the inspiration photo. However I love making garlands this time of year and you can see th…
a white toilet sitting in a bathroom next to a sink under a mirror and towel rack
DIY Rustic Floating Box Shelves With Hidden Storage
Check out this beautiful and stylish solution for storage in small bathroom. DIY farmhouse floating shelves for your master bathroom or guest bathroom with hidden drawer to make your bathroom more organized and still look high end. DIY secret bathroom storage for small bathrooms.
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Fall Single Use Soaps
I have eczema on my hand, and most bulk soaps in stores make it worse. I have to take my own soap with me when I go to the store. Rather than dealing with a liquid that can spill or a bar soap that can get messy, I make single use soaps. Since it's fall, I decided to use silk fall leaves to make soaps. To make single use soaps, you'll need clear glycerin soap, essential oils and silk leaves. You can also use silk flower petals. I used Apple Pie Spice and Pumpkin Pie Spice essent…
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Firestarter Pine Cones (Beautiful Gift!)
It's the season for being cozy! And who wouldn't love a basket of these beautiful fire starters for their campfires? If you are looking for a stunning gift that's simple to make, then make a batch of these (they are so easy!). The wax and pinecones act as natural kindling to help get fires going in a fire pit or campfire. (Yes, they can be used in an indoor fireplace. But you might not want the wax or sap from the pinecones building up in your fireplace. Just an FYI.)Package them up…
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How to Save Money on Watering your Garden
Don't let precious rainwater go to waste! learn how to collect rainwater with a cheap walmart garbage can.
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How To Quickly Get The Look Of Aged Copper
Learn how to quickly get the look of aged copper with this easy and affordable technique. Visit my blog, The Tattered Pew, for more DIY projects. Is it just me or is there something extremely intriguing about vintage copper? I especially love the pieces that have that beautiful green and blue patina on them!Well once I discovered that our new house had a copper mail slot, doorbell and outdoor light I knew I wanted to incorporate some copper lanterns into our outdoor Fall decor.So I b…
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How to Make Beautiful & Easy Maple Seed Butterfly Art
This is a guide to making DIY maple seed art. Learn how to craft a butterfly out of fallen maple seeds with this step-by-step Hometalk tutorial.
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Liquor Bottle Decorating
After collecting a few bottles, I decided it was time to have some fun decorating. I wanted to try some techniques. I started with these 5 but I only worked on 4. This is the after. I did submerge three in water to remove the labels and then used a goo remover and finally nail polish remover to prep them. I decided to use materials that I already have plus two new items that I ordered online: decorative rubber molds and an air dry soft clay. I mixed elmer's glue with a little w…
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How to Apply Paint That Looks Like Stain: Rift Sawn Oak
For the last several years as we’ve visited the Parade of Homes we’ve come to love the look of rift sawn white oak in beautiful cabinetry and furniture pieces.Imagine being able to infuse the rich elegance of rift sawn white oak into your living spaces without the hefty price tag.This blog post is your ultimate guide to mastering the art of applying paint that looks like stain on wood, specifically focusing on the timeless charm of rift sawn white oak.Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or…
Are you on a journey to living a more natural lifestyle and removing synthetic fragrance from your home? One of the first and easiest things to ditch are air fresheners! But you still want your home to smell good right? How about making a homemade air freshener instead? They’re easy and inexpensive to make, and even better, you get to control what ingredients and scents goes into them!Homemade air fresheners are really customizable and can be made for any season of the year. You can al… Jeans, Homemade Air Freshener, Laundry Scent Boosters, Diy Air Freshener, Laundry Scents, Diy Dry Shampoo, Cleaners Homemade
How to Make a Homemade Air Freshener
Are you on a journey to living a more natural lifestyle and removing synthetic fragrance from your home? One of the first and easiest things to ditch are air fresheners! But you still want your home to smell good right? How about making a homemade air freshener instead? They’re easy and inexpensive to make, and even better, you get to control what ingredients and scents goes into them!Homemade air fresheners are really customizable and can be made for any season of the year. You can al…
a wreath made out of twigs with flowers and leaves on it's sides is hanging on the wall
How to Make a Winter Wreath for Cheap
Check out this easy DIY wreath for front door tutorial.
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How to Split and Transplant Hosta Plants
My love for Hosta plants began when we moved into our home. There were Hostas that lined a rock wall in our side yard and my Mom began to tell me that they’re easy to split and transplant, they like shade, and they’re really hardy.Well that sold me. Something I could split, transplant and not kill. That is a win!I have been splitting and translating those same Hosta for 9 years now and they are thriving!It is such a cost efficient way to add more to your garden, you could even swap the…
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Pottery Barn Mirror Hack
I created a Pottery Barn mirror hack using Dollar Tree mirrors and saved a ton of money! The Pottery Barn version is $299. Out of my budget! #chascrazycreations #potterybarnmirrorhack #potterybarnhack
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Cute Outdoor Seating: How to DIY a cinder block bench
This is a guide to building a DIY cinder block bench. Learn how to use cinder blocks and wooden posts to build a bench with this simple step-by-step tutorial.
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6 dryer sheet hacks
Discover how to clean and freshen your home with these amazing dryer sheet hacks! Learn how to use dryer sheets to tackle various cleaning challenges
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Thrift Store Glass Vase Decor Idea that Looks Expensive
Check out this cheap glass vase upcycle idea to decorate your living room for cheap. This pottery barn vase knock off DIY is quick and easy way to decorate your fireplace mantle, shelf or entryway console on a budget.
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Why this brilliant woman hangs drawers under her windows
Dresser Drawer Upcyle: Window Boxes - A few years ago, someone gave me one of those plastic coated pressboard made-to-look-like-wood dressers and it wreaked of…
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7 Astonishing Coffee Grounds Hacks to Save You Time and Money
Learn how to reuse coffee grounds beyond your morning cup. This clever guide will teach you a few coffee hacks for cleaning, deodorizing, and pest control.
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Paper Mache Bowl
This project is great for all ages. I actually found it very relaxing too!! Right now my bowl is filled with faux pears but I could see a faux fern in there too! First you must find a bowl that doesn’t have a lip or edge on it. You will need to slip your “paper” bowl off when it’s dry so you don’t want any weird edges. First step is to wrap the bowl in Saran Wrap. Be sure to bring it over the edge as well. You don’t want any of your deco podge sticking to the actual bowl, only th…
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DIY Organic Textured Vase
Im loving these organic shaped vases popping up everywhere. Every piece is so unique. And they seem DIYable! So heres how I made one! You'll need a large plastic bottle. I chose a 5 liter water bottle. You can choose smaller or bigger depending on the size of vase you want. Start heating the plastic bottle using a heating gun if you dont have a heating gun you can use a hair dryer on high heat like i did. As the bottle starts heating the plastic will start warping. Mold it any…
the living room is clean and ready to be used for christmas time, but it's not too crowded with people
Transom Windows and Wallpaper
A few years back we put put a wood surround in one of the walk ways in our home. As time went on and my style slightly changed, I didn’t feel the love of the wood surround like I once did.So, I decided it needed to be ripped down. I just wasn’t sure what needed to replace it. And then it hit me, transom windows. These would be perfect for this space.Follow along with me and I will show you the new space I created with wallpaper and transom windows. I first started off by adding so…
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Learn how to make a gorgeous vase out of pool noodles
Looking for a large unique vase? Head to the dollar store, pick up a few pool noodles and use this tutorial to create your own pool noodle bubble vase.
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How to Build a Wood Laundry Table DIY
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From Courtside to Garden: How to Upcycle a Basketball into a Planter
If you have an old basketball at home that no one is using anymore, why not turn it into a pretty plant pot? This
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Easy Dollar Store Hanger Christmas Snowflake
Learn how to make a cute Christmas decoration for $5 with Dollar Tree hangers. Decorate your front door with this easy hanger snowflake.
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Simple Moulding BIG Impact
Have you ever just stared at a wall and not known quite what to do with it?! Let’s be real, we all have! Sometimes a pretty piece of artwork will do the trick, but have you ever thought about adding some moulding instead?Moulding can give interest and depth to a blank space in such a subtle, pretty way!Follow along and I’ll show you a creative moulding combo that could be just right for your space! My master bedroom had undergone a complete transformation, but the wall above my headb…
a bed with white linens and pillows in a bedroom next to a potted plant
Simple Moulding BIG Impact
Have you ever just stared at a wall and not known quite what to do with it?! Let’s be real, we all have! Sometimes a pretty piece of artwork will do the trick, but have you ever thought about adding some moulding instead?Moulding can give interest and depth to a blank space in such a subtle, pretty way!Follow along and I’ll show you a creative moulding combo that could be just right for your space! My master bedroom had undergone a complete transformation, but the wall above my headb…
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DIY Wood Accent Wall Made Easy: How to Achieve a Professional Finish
I’m sharing an easy DIY accent wall tutorial with you and how you can achieve this look on your own. An easy DIY wood accent wall is a budget friendly home decor idea that adds character to your space.I did a lot of research on feature walls including DIY wall panel molding, board and batten accent wall, wallpaper. I decided a simple DIY wood trim accent wall or plank wall will be the best way to go. Once I figured out that I was going with an accent wood wall. It was time to figure…
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Chair Rail and Box Molding Accent Wall!
Updated: Jul 6I have been seeing lots of chair rails and box molding accent walls and quite honestly I just wanted to give it a try! I love the look and how some simple trim can really spruce up a room! My dining area was the perfect place to give this type of accent wall a try! Before we get into the nitty gritty, here are the before pictures of this space when I first moved in! I headed to Lowe's and grabbed my supplies. Here is everything that you will need... Chair Rail Molding…
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How to build an affordable and stylish outdoor lamp
This post was transcribed by a member of the Hometalk editorial team from the original HometalkTV episode.You won’t have to worry about having an outlet nearby anymore to have a beautiful lamp. For this project, we are going to start with seven of these bowls. I got them from Dollar Tree.
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DIY Christmas Tree Collars Using Old Lampshades
It is time to go into the attic or basement and get those old lampshades. We are going to DIY a Christmas Tree Collar using a lampshade. Let's get started. Supplies:lampshadehot glue gunfabricscissorsstraight pens Last year I fell in love with buffalo check. I found this fabric at Joanne's. Measure your lampshade to ensure you have enough fabric. Step 1.
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The Best Hack to Hang Outdoor String Lights From a Gutter - Ahna Fulmer
Whether for the holidays or year-round lighting, this little gadget is the best hack to hang outdoor string lights from a gutter.