Affordable DIY to Update Your Home

I love home decor, but I could never find what I was looking for within my budget. So, I started researching ways to make affordable DIY projects for my home.

These projects are easy to make and will change the feel of your home while staying on budget! Give your home an update with these affordable DIY decor projects!

DIY Budget Friendly Floating Shelves

Not only are these shelves very inexpensive to make, they are very easy to put together. As a matter of fact, we made 6 different sets of shelves to give to family and friends as gifts. Everyone that we gave these floating shelves to, really loved them.

If you need a quick, easy, and affordable gift idea, these floating picture shelves are it! Bringing these shelves as a gift to a housewarming party, will blow your friends and family away. They’ll notice that you put the time and effort in to make something for their new home.

Our friends actually surprised us with a rustic console table when we bought our first home. This console table means so much to us because we knew a lot of time and thought went into making such a beautiful and sturdy table.

How to Update your Fireplace for Cheap

It’s fair to say that most people like the hand-hewn rustic old barn wood mantels. I LOVE them, but they don’t love me back (price-wise). Knowing that I could produce the same rustic look for a fraction of the cost with this affordable DIY.

When it comes to purchasing wood, I always try to buy local. I bought all my wood from a local woodshop called Mr. Plywood. How very Portlandia of me.

After spending a lot of time browsing, I decided to use cedar fencing…Yup, good old fencing.

For more instructions on this Affordable DIY Fireplace view Sincerely Saturday’s post.

Give Your Fireplace an Easy Update with Airstone

This method of changing the entire look of your fireplace is very easy. Not only does it transform your fireplace into a beautiful stone look, but it will update your house and potentially increase value. Transform a bland fireplace into an Airstone fireplace – in one weekend.

Add an Inexpensive Frame to Any Mirror in Your Home

There is a quick, easy, and affordable way to dramatically change the look of your bathroom mirror, without replacing anything. Instead, you’re adding a simple DIY mirror frame around your existing bathroom mirror.

A DIY mirror frame can be customized for any size bathroom mirror. I’m going to show you how to frame a bathroom mirror on a large, 58 x 42 inch bathroom mirror.

Most homes come with one large builder grade mirror in the bathroom. Builder grade mirrors aren’t the most attractive or decorative item, but it can be MUCH more appealing with a simple DIY mirror frame.

Mirror Frame

How to Save Money by Painting Kitchen Cabinets

I have always loved the look of white cabinets, but I didn’t have the budget to replace the existing outdated laminate cabinets in my kitchen. So, I started researching how to paint my laminate cabinets with Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation kit.

After doing my research I found that Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation Kit is the best option for a beginner to paint laminate cabinets. Rust-Oleum is a well known brand, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with a popular brand with so many great products

Budget Friendly DIY Industrial Double Curtain Rod

When I decided I need curtain rods for my house, I had no idea how expensive they could be. Of course, I found some that I loved but could not budget friendly.

So, I brainstormed for a couple of days and came up with an affordable DIY industrial double curtain rods. These curtain rods are not only extremely economical but are uber functional as well.

Find the step by step tutorial for this inexpensive curtain here!

DIY Picture Frame Jewelry Organizer

This is a super simple idea to display, organize, and hold your jewelry so that it’s not only easy to find but literally looks like a work of art. I came across this idea because my wife wanted a jewelry organizer to easily select what she wanted to wear.

After she recommended a piece of cardboard with hooks hanging from it, I came up with a better idea. Guys, if you don’t have any idea what to get your wife/girlfriend/sister/mom, build her this picture frame jewelry organizer.

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Save a Ton of Money by Painting an Outdated China Cabinet

I inherited my great grandmother’s beautiful but outdated china cabinet (as well as her china). I couldn’t wait to display it all in my dining area but wanted to give it a little makeover first.

Get the full tutorial here on how to paint an outdated china cabinet. I absolutely love how it turned out and that I get to have a piece of my Mamaw with me in my home.

How to Paint a Coffee Table on a Budget

Today I’m sharing the DIY farmhouse pedestal coffee table makeover from the round table we found at the thrift store a few weeks ago. As soon as I saw it, I knew it would be our new coffee table.

Other than being too tall, it was the perfect size and scale for our living room upstairs. And, I really had my heart set on a round shape to balance out the sharp edges of our sectional.

For more instructions on how to paint a coffee table click here.

After – Transformed into a beautiful Pedestal Farmhouse Table!

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