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25 Cheap DIY Decor Projects for a Thrifty Home

Feeling thrifty? Decorate your space in a way that's both stylish and affordable with these clever DIY decor ideas!

Cheap DIY Decor Projects

We love cheap DIY decor projects around here (obviously!). There's something that's so satisfying about upgrading your space on a shoestring budget. The best part is that it's totally doable! With these genius tricks, you can add some style to your bedroom, kitchen, living room, and even the bathroom.

These clever decor ideas use products that are easy to find online or at Walmart, Target, etc, or even just lying around your house. They're also not difficult to accomplish. You don't need to be a superstar crafter in order to make these thrifty craft projects, and most of them can be completed in an afternoon (or less!).

We hope you enjoy these ideas. Be sure to share photos in the comments if you make them in your own home!

DIY Paper Chandelier

This paper punch chandelier will only take a few hours but looks like it took many days of hard work. This paper chandelier craft can be used as a DIY decoration for a wedding, bridal shower, or garden party.

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DIY Paper Chandelier

Honeycomb DIY Storage Box

This paper punch chandelier will only take a few hours but looks like it took many days of hard work. This paper chandelier craft can be used as a DIY decoration for a wedding, bridal shower, or garden party.

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Honeycomb DIY Storage Box

DIY Floor Cushion from Area Rug

Upcycle an old area rug to create these unique pillows that will match your personality and decorative style! Try this sewing project today and create pillows for every room in your home.

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DIY Floor Cushion from Area Rug

DIY Wall Wine Rack

When you aren't enjoying the wine, the rack also serves as a piece of wall decor. This wine rack shows off your love of wine at all times.

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DIY Wall Wine Rack

DIY Pallet Light Box

Lighting can easily be overlooked when planning your outdoor space, but this upcycled pallet project ensures that your lawn will be well lit at all times during the day.

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DIY Pallet Light Box

15 Minute Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table

Give your home a quirky, vintage touch by turning an old suitcase into something brand new with this easy DIY furniture project.​
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15 Minute Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table

DIY Candelabra PVC Pipe Craft

PVC pipe crafts are gaining popularity because they are such a rustic and cheap material, and you can make so many different projects with it! Hearken back to your days of building with Legos and Lincoln Logs when you craft with PVC Pipe.

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DIY Candelabra PVC Pipe Craft

Decoupage Flower Pots with Scrapbook Paper

Dig into that paper stash! You know you have a ton of paper in drawers and boxes that you haven't used and maybe never will, unless you make this craft.

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Decoupage Flower Pots with Scrapbook Paper

DIY Fabric Christmas Wreath from an Old Dress

If you're wondering what to do with old bridesmaid dresses, this DIY wreath is the answer. Make a fabric wreath for Christmas using an old dress you'll never wear again.

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DIY Fabric Christmas Wreath from an Old Dress

Homemade Floral Christmas Lantern Decoration

These homemade lantern decorations are perfect for the holidays, but you could also swap out the decorative items inside seasonally to create stunning, versatile decor that you'll use year-round.

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Homemade Floral Christmas Lantern Decoration

DIY Bar Cart

This DIY bar cart transforms an old storage cabinet into a rolling bar perfect for entertaining. Most of the materials for this project can be found around your home or re-purposed from other projects.

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DIY Bar Cart

House Number DIY Planter Idea

Sometimes the simplest ideas produce the cutest results! This is an ideal planter to have out year round. 

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House Number DIY Planter Idea

Wanna Spoon Sign Silverware Craft

How cute! This simple project makes a great piece of wall decor for those tiny and cozy spaces in your home.

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Wanna Spoon Sign Silverware Craft

DIY Lampshade Cover

This thrifty project will turn a lamp in your home into a personal piece of decor that will be the focal point of any room. By using fabric scraps, this lamp can also match other decor in your home creating a cohesive design on a budget.

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DIY Lampshade Cover

Wine Cork Notice Board

Make a wine cork board with a thrift store frame and you'll have an awesome, useful wall decorating for pennies.

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Wine Cork Notice Board

Recycled Denim Placemats

Got some old denim lying around that doesn't fit anymore? These placemats are a great way to upcycle it into something cute and new.

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Recycled Denim Placemats

DIY Floral Mason Jar Centerpiece

You can easily put this mason jar craft together in under an hour and have a stunning centerpiece to put on the dining room table.

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DIY Floral Mason Jar Centerpiece

DIY Garden Hose Wreath

There are definitely a lot of ways to make homemade wreaths out there, but this is a super easy and unique way you can put one together. Perfect for the springtime!

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DIY Garden Hose Wreath

How to Make a Fairy Garden

From finding and making fairy garden accessories to picking out your plant, this full tutorial is full of fairy garden ideas to love.

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How to Make a Fairy Garden

Popsicle Stick Hexagon Shelf

This precious project is a great way to use up old popsicle sticks in a way that doesn't look cheap. Hang it on your wall and display just about anything you can think of!

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Popsicle Stick Hexagon Shelf

Rustic Glamour DIY Wall Art

This piece of homemade home décor is surprisingly easy to make and will truly add a touch of gorgeous to any room in your home.

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Rustic Glamour DIY Wall Art

How to Stencil a Wall

From laying out a grid for your stencil design to working around those annoying fixtures in the wall, this free home decor tutorial is sure to put all your painting at home woes to rest.

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How to Stencil a Wall

DIY Fabric Flower Pot Covers

Elevate your plants with this easy tutorial for gorgeous decor. You'll never have to look at boring flower pots again as your plants will emerge from beautiful fabric planters!

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DIY Fabric Flower Pot Covers

DIY Chalkboard Calendar

Your schedule will never look more fun than when it's written on a chalkboard tag. These nifty tags acts as calendar days to keep your important activities organized.

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DIY Chalkboard Calendar

Re-Purposed Pallet Planter Project

This re-purposed planter provides a touch of green to your porch while upcycling an old pallet. This environmentally friendly DIY project creates a practical planter perfect for a green lifestyle. 

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Re-Purposed Pallet Planter Project
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This list has some pretty amazing cheap decor projects that anyone who wants to save some money can still make. I love the floral mason jar centrepiece for a decor piece. It will last you as long as you want it to and the honeycomb storage box for extra storage space.

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