Working on a budget can be so stressful when decorating, have you ever thought it could be easier? Worry not, we have all experienced this. We have fabulous ideas that won’t make even a dent in your pockets and are absolutely FREE ways to make your apartments look amazing. Making DIY a part of your lifestyle will make great discussions about your outstanding decor when having friends or family over.
1.REUSE ITEMS FROM YOUR OWN APARTMENT
Reusing an amazon prime cardboard box:
- Cut flaps off the top of the cardboard box
- Wrap entire box with hot glue gun, glue sticks and rope row by row
- Insert a liner in the interior
- Perfect for bathroom storage, blanket storage or shelf storage
2.MAKE A TEA & COFFEE AREA
Creating a comfortable and classy feel for you and your guests with a simple area makes you apartment look homier with an area like this one, alternatively if you lack counter space you could also use a small cart.
Maybe you looking for a more fun way to express your DIY style, you may like these other wooden tray coffee stations
3.CUT COSTS ON EXPENSIVE VASES AND CREATE WINE BOTTLE CRAFTS
A lot can be done with this idea! Here are examples of the direction you could take.
DIY supplies needed:
- Various glass bottles and jars, Wine bottles
- Mod Podge
- Colourful Flowers
- Metallic reflective spray for painting
4.SPEND LESS TO ORAGNIZE YOUR BATHROOM
Rearranging bathroom storage and linens can be cheap. You just have to have a system of organizing that works! Of course, the container stores have a lot of tempting stuff. But DIY is your best bet and you spend much less on:
5.CONTACT PAPER WORKS ON DATED COUNTER TOPS
Kitchen and bathroom counter tops work well with this DIY idea. Contact paper can be easily bought to cover your marble, granite, or even a solid color counter tops. This idea doesn’t cost a lot but makes the room stand out!
6.THROW PILLOWS, EASY TO MAKE OR USE
Throw pillows make the best and most beautiful decor to add some sophistication in a room as each season comes in and out. How about creating some pretty custom typography pillows for your apartment? Or making a posh accent pillow? No sewing machine needed!
Easily customizing your apartment with these throw pillows adds class and it’s very cost effective, so why not?
7.DIY WITH WASHI TAPE TO ADD CHIC TO YOUR WALLS AND DOORS
When it comes to walls and doors washi tape can be your best friend. It s used in many homes and it just spices up the whole apartment from when one walks in!
Alternatively, a stylish typography framed stripe with some gold washi tape can be used.
Also you can create a chic pillar candle using black washi tape to give it a more fabulous look!
Maybe you can’t afford frames, if so, create a mirage of frames in your home by using washi tape.
This DIY idea compliments the tea and coffee area. To glamorize your apartment, use washi tape with just a bit of mod podge on your mugs to seal the design. Who doesn’t love customized mugs?
Create a chic stripped accent wall; just use thick black washi tape.
8.MAMXIMIZE YOUR SPACE BY CREATING A DIGNIFIED ENTRANCE
Need a neater way to place shoes and other stuff when walking in the door? Say no more; make your guests feel more at home as they walk in with less clutter around your apartment.3
The uses of command hooks are just the perfect for an entrance!
9.ORGANIZE YOUR KITCHEN AND BATHROOM WITH CUTE LABELS
Having an organizing system helps with putting everything in its place. Making it fun is where the pretty labels come in. You can never go wrong with chalkboard labels.
Enjoying redecorating your apartment that expresses who you are! These tips are easy and they keep your budget in check. And of course it gives you bragging rights to all your friends and family.