Give a personal touch to your living space with these incredibly cheap DIY projects! It doesn’t matter if you are pro DIY-er or a newbie, you can try these super easy super cheap DIY projects on a weekend!
Dig out the glass jars only meant to be recycled. Clean out the jars and poke a hole on the lid and screw a cabinet knob through the hole. If you can’t find knobs and the lids of same colour you can spray paint them! You can even use these jars to store sweets!
Lets create shelves with panache using birch logs as support. Trim sturdy branches into equal lengths and keep the cuts straight. Paint 24-inch long 1×6 boards in whatever the colour you desire. Attach one board to the bottom of the branches with wood screws and attach the second board to the top of the branches with the wood screws. Hang the shelves with picture hanging hooks driven into the walls studs.
Cut 1×2 medium-density fiberboard (MDF) into fifteen 24-inch long pieces. Spray-paint the pieces with exterior spray paint and let them dry. Cut matching stripes of fabric that would match the measurements of the fiberboard and paste them on the slates with a spry adhesive. Drill holes through each plant 1 inch away from both ends and as well as the center. Thread a small rod through the drill holes and secure the ends with a screw.
Custom Window Shades
Give your plain roller shade a makeover. Using a ruler and a T-square, mask off straight stripes from the blue painter’s tape. Apply latex paints in your desired colors with the use of a foam rollers. Let the paint set and peel off the tape and let the paint dry off completely.
Decorate plain old furniture with your favourite pictures. Scan the image on to the computer and print it out on a transfer paper which can be bought easily from an office supplies shop or a craft store.