So I totally understand when it comes to interior decorating, things get a little pricy. This takes place everywhere! You don’t even need to go to an expensive decorating place to spend hundreds of dollars on things that you could probably make yourself if you had the time… Well lucky for you there are three different crafts to interior decorating that are UNBELIEVABLY CHEAP and do not take longer than twenty minutes to complete. These are some tricks to the trade that look amazing and cost you barely anything! These are all items that are so simple and so beautiful when done… you just cannot say no to trying them! Provided below are three simple CHEAP decorations for around the house that can spice up a room instantly! Prices of each decoration/ craft are at the bottom of each! ENJOY! Check out my very own DIY & Crafts Website!
Craft One: Wall Decor
- Three 36″ x 12″ x 1/2″ sheets of Styrofoam: (hobby lobby price: $4.99 x 3 = $12.99)
- Cutting utensil of some sort (scissors, knife, etc.) (already around the house)
- Ruler (already around the house)
- Nine 12″ x 12″ sheets of scrapbook paper of choice (color coordinate of course) (prices vary between $ 0.59 to $1.99 per sheet x 9 = $5.31 – $17.91)
- Bottle of Tacky Glue (hobby lobby price: $1.77)
- Nine wall hangers (trick: use pop tabs = FREE!)
- Nine nails to hang the finished product (already around the house)
TOTAL AMOUNT SPENT: $20.07
Step one: Cut the Styrofoam sheets to make three 12” x 12” sheets (use ruler to measure exact)
Step two: Use Tacky Glue to glue on a sheet of 12”x12” scrapbook paper to the 12″ x 12″ Styrofoam sheet
Step three: Glue ribbon around the perimeter of the Styrofoam
Step four: Attach wall hanger to back of craft to hang on the walls
Step five: Repeat steps 1-2 for the rest of the wall decorations until having NINE completed wall decorations
Craft Two: Earring Holder
- 8 x 10 Picture Frame (dollar store price: $1.00)
- Flower (Joanns price: $1.99)
- Mod Podge Glue(make your own using ½ jar of Elmer’s glue and ½ jar of water) (Hobby Lobby price: $1.77)
- 10.5 x 13.5 Plastic Canvas (Hobby Lobby price: $0.59)
- Ribbon (Dollar Store price: $1.00)
- Fabric (prices vary depending on fabric) ( Joann’s price: $2.99 for fabric in picture)
- Brush (already around the house)
- Hot glue gun (already around the house)
TOTAL AMOUNT SPENT: $9.34
Step one: Take off the back of the frame and the glass. You only need the actual frame.
Step two: Cut strips of fabric to the length of the picture frame.
Step three: Use Mod Podge to glue on the fabric to the picture frame.
Step four: Use scissors to cut the canvas to a likable size that fits perfectly in the back of the picture frame.
Step five: Use Hot Glue Gun to glue the perimeter of the canvas to back of the picture frame.
Step six: Use Hot Glue Gun to glue the flower onto the front corner of the frame.
Craft Three: Designed Outlet Plates
- Plastic outlet (home depot price: $3.47)
- Scrapbook Paper (prices vary between $ 0.59 to $1.99 per sheet)
- Scissors (already around the house)
- Pencil (already around the house)
- Mod Podge Glue (make your own using ½ jar of Elmer’s glue and ½ jar of water) (Hobby Lobby price: $1.77)
- Sponge brush (already around the house)
TOTAL AMOUNT SPENT: $5.83
Step one: Trace the part of the Scrapbook paper that you want with your outlet.
Step two: Cut out the selected part of the Scrapbook paper using scissors.
Step three: Use a sponge brush to brush on Mod Podge on the front side of the outlet plate
Step four: Smooth the cut out piece of scrapbook paper onto the plate
Step five: Put a couple of coats of Mod Podge over the scrapbook paper on the outlet plate
Step six: Let it dry.