Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Easy & Inexpensive Decor Ideas

I always say, "use what you already have." Or re-purpose a yardsale find, or something free. There is no need to spend a lot of money or time to have a pleasant home. I rounded up quite a few ideas here for you today, I hope they will get your creative juices flowing!

Maison de Pax: Whitewashed Curtain Rod Tutorial

Maison de Pax has a really great idea for curtain rods and finials.  

The Pin Junkie has a great tute for framing out a bathroom mirror. 

As The Card Rack Turns has a really fun and cute wreath idea. Love it!

Maison de Pax painted her frame mat for a whole new look! She has a couple of tricks you should see. 

Here is a trick I have done before and it works great! Inexpensive curtains and almost no work involved from....what?? My Sew What Blog will show you how. 


You will never believe what this shadow box started out as! Never! I love it, so pretty. So go see it over at Doodle Buddies.

Love it, love it, love it! Use what you already have! Coasters from Buttons & Paint

beach fence photo display

This is a fabulous display idea, and really good re-purposing one too! You will find out all about it over at Craftiments.

Master bath gallery wall

Like A Saturday creates a beautiful gallery wall in her bathroom for very little money. 

With A Blast: Quirky Felt Clock  {easy DIY}  #crafts #felt  #quirky #fun

How fun is this?! Really playful felt clock from With A Blast. 

Need a fresh take on a bulletin board for your home? Here's an idea from Denise On A Whim. 

DIY Vintage Tray 09     wesens-art@gmx.de

Wesens Art Blog painted this lovely tray! So nice!

Use and re-use what you already have to make this fun summer decor! Second Chance To Dream will show you how. 

Fun! and so creative! Click through to see what this one is, can you guess? Denise On A Whim.

Free wall art from Happy House and Home. 

My husband has made a few of these benches over the years. Always from free beds too. Find out how you can make one at Thrifty Treasures. 

What a fun project this is! Denise On A Whim has done it again! 

You can update that fan, check out Creative Southern Home for her idea.

Wrapping Paper Lined Cabinet {rainonatinroof.com} #wrapping #paper #cabinet #stylish #storage

This is a fabulous idea and one I am ready to do...I even bought my supplies last weekend! See the amazing transformation at Rain On A Tin Roof. 

Super easy clock make over by FH&L.

Painted free china cabinet by FH&L. 

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  1. Easy and Inexpensive is always the best! ;)
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Thanks for including my Felt Clock, Connie !

  3. Some great ideas in this collection - thanks for sharing!

  4. Hi,
    Just found this and noticed my curtains! Thank you!

  5. Cool stuff! The felt clock is my favorite, Laura!

  6. Nice collection of ideas on this post. My favorite as of right now is that hose wreath, never have I seen that before!

  7. Lots of great ideas - thanks for the round up!

  8. Great collection! I'm heading over to check out some of those links- especially the updated fan one! Visiting from All things Pretty link up party!

  9. You always round up the cutest things!! Thanks for sharing on my blog again! Can't wait to see what you find next :)

    Willamette Valley Wonder Woman

  10. Lots of cute ideas! The bathroom gallery wall is a good idea and I really think the felt clock is clever! Thanks for sharing, D@TheShadyPorch

  11. Love all of these ideas! So glad you linked up this post at The Weekend re-Treat Link Party on The Best Blog Recipes!

    Pinned to my Link Party Craft Board while I was here too :)

    Shauna @ The Best Blog Recipes

  12. New follower on G+ via Friendship Friday!
    You have so many great ideas here! TFS!

    I invite you to join me at www.pjstreasures.blogspot.com


  13. Happy Friday! My Friday Flash Blog linky party is live @ The Jenny Evolution – a flash mob of blogs where you share your favorite posts of the week. Hope to see you there -- you may just get highlighted next week!


  14. The gang at My Personal Accent thinks your post about the Easy Inexpensive Decor Ideas Roundup is WONDERFUL. We would like to invite you to party with us at our new Blog Strut Peacock Style Link Party to share your creative ideas. Come on over!! http://wp.me/P2Vf55-1K

  15. Happy Friday! My Friday Flash Blog linky party is live @ The Jenny Evolution – a flash mob of blogs where you share your favorite posts of the week. Hope to see you there -- you may just get highlighted next week!


  16. This looks awesome!!! We would love it if you would link up at our linky party:
    Live every Wednesday to Sunday.
    Hosted by:
    http://www.lifewiththecrustcutoff.com/ Parrish @ Life with the Crust Cut Off
    http://thissillygirlslife.com/ Dana @ This Silly Girl’s Life
    We hope to see you there!

  17. I love using stuff we already have and sprucing it up :) what a great roundup of projects doing the same.

  18. Thank you so much for featuring my pizza box ! I had such fun creating something from junk and am so glad that it got appreciated ~ thanks again.
    Naush ~ doodlebuddies

  19. These are great ideas, I love repurposing and thrifting!! Thanks for sharing at my Weekend Beautiful Blog Party!

  20. Gah, I'm going over to check out those curtains!! Thanks for sharing.

    I'm visiting today from the Raising Imperfection hop.

  21. Great roundup and I love shopping my own house to redecorate! Pinning and I shared to G+! Thanks for sharing at All Things Pretty!

  22. I love the bathroom mirror framing. I've seen this before and it's a great way to spruce up any mirror.

    Thank you for linking to Raising Imperfection.
    Please come back Friday to see if you were featured. :)

    (¸¤ Lanaya | xoxo

  23. Great ideas you have here. I am visiting from raising imperfections blog hop :). I love the framed mirror in the bathroom it really ties in the room! Decorating on a budget is one of my hobbies. Keep up the good work!

  24. Great ideas. I'm learning to repurpose stuff more and more.

    Thank you for linking up to Raising Imperfection!
    Make sure to check back on Friday to see if you were featured.

  25. That's really nice!!! I found your ideas very creative and inspiring. Very good and useful tips you have provided here for decoration. Thanks for making such incredible post.

  26. Great ideas! I'd love for you to link up to The DIY'ers! http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-diyers-and-my-new-rug.html

  27. I love taking old things and making them into something new and different. I really like the bench idea and will be keeping an eye for one curb side.

    Thanks for sharing on Tuesdays With a Twist.

  28. These are some awesome ideas...
    Over from Martha's

  29. Thanks for sharing all of these great ideas in one post at the HomeAcre Hop!
    Hope you will join us this Thursday!

  30. Great collection Connie. I've seen a few of these and really enjoyed them. Always great to learn ways to save money. Thanks for sharing these with SYC.

  31. Great collection of ideas. I'm charmed by the felt clock! Thanks for sharing at Inspire Us Thursday at Organized 31.

  32. These are all so awesome! Don't know if I could even pick one. I do love the little white picket fence in front of the mirror over the mantle. So fun! Thanks for linking up today!

  33. I love every single idea but the clock is awesomeeeeee!!!! LOL love it!!!! Thanks so much for sharing this with me at Bewitch Me & Titi! Hope to have you back next Sunday with another great share! Hope you are having a wonderful week!!!

    Cami @ TitiCrafty by Camila

  34. So many amazing ideas, thanks for sharing. Welcome to the Friends of Pfister community. We can't wait to see what other decor projects you have in store.

  35. These are all great ideas! That felt clock looks really cool! Thanks for linking up at Submarine Sunday!

  36. I love re-purposing things too, this is a great list. Thanks so much for sharing your list at "The Saturday Spotlight party"!
    Have a great weekend and hope to see you at this weeks party!


  37. Hi Connie!
    Congrats on being spotlighted today on Mamal Diane!
    I love how you've gathered these all together! I've seen some before and never know how to relocate! Awesome idea! My favorites are the nautical displays and bathroom wall gallery....'cause that's my house for sure! And so many neat ideas from @Denise on a Whim! I'm inspired...and best of all...my husband loves flea markets and antique shops too! Can't wait!


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