Probably one of the mind-boggling ideas you’d be pondering about is home decoration. From traditional to modern and even to the strangest decorations, there are indeed hundreds of ideas to consider. But, what if the major issue is budgeting? That could be very challenging, couldn’t it?
Fret not! DIY home decorations are invented by these creative and thrifty minds! And you too can bring out the crafty and artistic you! So for your tight budgeting, the best option would be to try these creative and unique DIY home decor ideas that you’ll surely love!
1OLD TIN CANS – UTENSIL HOLDER
No need to throw all those old cans! You can paint them all on with your desired color and it will look as good as new! A piece of cardboard or a part from an old furniture will serve as its holder. Put some holes in each can where screws can fit in and attach all the cans to the cardboard. Surely a new twist for your utensil holder!
2CLOTHESPINS – PHOTO HOLDER
This could be one of the easiest DIY home decor ideas! With those clothespins in your home, you can always make something creative with it and not only to hang your dry and wet clothes! These clothespins will add a unique design to your beautiful home as it bears all those precious memories! Just clip them on!
3OLD FRAMES – KEY HOLDER
Oh yes, those old frames can still be useful. Pictures might not fit anymore but car and house keys might! Screw in all those hooks into the inner part of the frame and that’s just it. So easy! Hang the keys and hang the frame!
4PAPER ROLLS – WALL DECORATION
If you’re one of those who are very crafty and artistic, then you’d better try these. Those tissue cardboard rolls or paper rolls are just perfect for your wall designs. Cut each tissue paper roll to rings and bind five rings to one to create an image of a flower. Glue all the rings together. Let them dry then glue all of them together! You can color some of them to put in a mixture of shades. Put on some nails on the wall where you can hang your craft!
5OLD SWEATERS – PILLOWCASES and DISPLAY HOLDER
Sweaters that don’t fit anymore? Don’t box them yet for the attic! Those decor pieces in your home will benefit from your old sweaters. Cut those sleeves and put them on your living room candles, jars and vases. What about the rest of the shirt? Cut them as the size of your throw pillows. Sew the other side closed and cut two or three inches of the bottom end to serve as a lid to close the pillowcase. Don’t forget the buttons to lock it up!
6SCRABBLE PIECES – DOOR LABELS
Scrabble is just so fun to play but also fun to design with! The pieces of your favorite game could be part of your favorite home decoration designs. How lovely it would be to have this unique decor for every room!
7PHONE DIRECTOR – PEN and PENCIL HOLDER
Just when you think you could not make of any use with these telephone directory pages, you can actually could! Cut the directory book in half horizontally, divide the pages equally and fold them all in page by page to form a beautiful flower image! Glue the edges to one another and close the bottom part with a cardboard. What a cute holder and display!
8JARS – PLANT POTS
You can never run out of use with jars! They can always be of use for something and one of them is definitely as plant pots. I’ve been thinking variation of flowers, wouldn’t be so colorful and lovely?
9OLD FRAMES – MAIL and CARD ORGANIZERS
Old frames wrapped with sackcloth are just so perfect for wall decorations. They can be useful as well. With those tiny pockets, put in your mails, reminders, cards and photos!
10OLD LIGHT BULBS – INTERIOR DISPLAY
Flickering bulbs might not be of use anymore but an idea might flicker into your mind. These old light bulbs can still brighten up your home as decorations with wooden yarns wrapped with it to blend in with the kitchen or living room furniture. Perfect for rooms with the touch of brown, beige and white.
11CORKS and WINDOWS – UNIQUE CORK BOARD DISPLAY
Cork board made of real wine corks! With an old window, have them all stuck together in a pattern. Just make sure you’ve got enough corks! This DIY home decor will surely add up a beautiful design to your home.
12PIECES OF FABRIC – ORGANIZERS
You don’t need to be an expert tailor to sew these pieces together! All those clothing pieces can all be sewn in a huge piece of cloth as pockets. As the photo shows, various shades of colors will make it more attractive!
13COCA-COLA BOTTLES – OUTDOOR or GARDEN DISPLAY
That Coca-Cola bottle doesn’t deserve to be in trash but in the garden. You might have heard of hanging plants but what about hanging bottles? With colorful stones inside, lock them all in and tie it up on your garden shade. A wooden yarn will definitely hold it tight!
14BOTTLE CAPS – TOOTHBRUSH HOLDER
How could those bottle caps be so useful?! Cut some small space on the bottle cap where a toothbrush head can fit in. Glue or nail them on your bathroom wall! What a cute toothbrush holder!
15COCA-COLA BOTTLES – FLOWER PRINTS
Who could’ve thought the bottom part of the Coca-Cola bottle is a beautiful flower print? Genius! For an effortless flower designs, this is another option to do it. Go try it!
16BOTTLE CAPS – BEVERAGE COASTER
You don’t want a coffee spill or water mark to stain your table! Thanks to these bottle caps, you can make a cup mat out of it. Paint them with your favorite colors. With those cola caps, glue them all together on a cork mat, shape them into a six-sided figure. Now that’s no ordinary cup mat!
17COCA-COLA CAPS – PHOTO FRAMES
Someone’s really just creative with these bottle or cola caps. As part of your wall display, you can put all these caps on with all the photos inside. Just cut out the photos into circles and put them all in! There you won’t forget every beautiful moment in your life. Wonderful!
18COLORED PAPERS – PAPER CURTAINS and DISPLAY
Give a little touch of colors with these paper curtains. All paper shaped in hearts and all sewn together with a thread, this can be hung on the wall, windows or doors.
19ROPES – CURTAIN HOLDER
Ropes that are kept old in the attic, garage or boxes, can still be used to hang curtains – a unique design for your window interiors. Just don’t forget to tie the knot.
20OLD PIECES OF WOOD – SHELVES
Old pieces of wood are usually just get piled up in the backyard or garage. But with all these pieces you can definitely create an artful shelf where you can pile books and all the other stuff.
21TIN CANS – TIN CAN LANTERN
Brighten up your bedside lamp with this skilfully-made tin can lantern! To execute an artistic design, wrap the tin can with a paper first and draw your desired lantern design. Trace the design and make holes using a nail and hammer. Paint the tin can with your favorite color!O
22OLD CDs – MOSAIC DESIGN
Old CDs that don’t have any use, just destroy them to pieces! But don’t throw them just yet, rather put them together like a glass mosaic on flower pots or on an old frame for an additional wall display.
23OLD TRAVEL BAGS – BEDSIDE TABLE
Don’t stack those old bags in the closet or attic, stack them on your bedside space! No budget for bedside tables, then you’d better try stacking your old travel bags as a table. It better works with rectangular-shaped travel bags.
24OLD CDs – CUP MATS
With its flat surface, CDs are just perfect for hot and cold drink coasters! With a sand paper, sand off the side of the CD which has the label and sand until you take the gloss off. Put on two coats of primer on the CD, let it dry. Cut out a circular shape of felt paper and glue onto the CD. As it dries, glue a colorful piece of fabric on it, let it dry and cut it out.
Source: Crafts by Amanda
25COLORFUL TAPES – PHOTO FRAMES
These colorful tapes don’t just bind things together. They bind colorful ideas too! How about playing about with these tapes? Border the photos along with these and see what designs you can get!