Inexpensive DIY Projects

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We bring you some of the best inexpensive DIY projects posted on Hometalk this month. If you're looking to DIY on a budget, check out these awesome projects!

1. Mirrored Flower Vase

A beautiful AND inexpensive mirrored vase is within your reach! This stunning mirrored vase by Hometalker Tresha is not only a steal, but it’s also super easy to make. Tresha shares her secret to creating this beautiful centerpiece from materials she picked up at the dollar store for $20! To glam up your table top look, you’ll need mirror tiles, some cardboard and your favorite faux florals. Follow Tresha’s video tutorial here

2. Luxe Decor Headboard

This luxe headboard is perfect for a bedroom that needs a little glamming up on a budget. Hometalker Pricillatuft949 shares her inexpensive DIY headboard that she did start to finish in a little over an hour. We especially love how chilled she is about her husband running over the headboard with the family car :) To create this look you’ll need plywood, foam, fabric of your choice and screws or fabric push pins. Oh, and if your significant other runs it over with the car while it’s in progress, grab your iron too.

3. Upholstered Dining Room Chairs

If your dining room chairs are in need of a complete makeover, don’t miss this one! Hometalker Zita shares her chair “rescue” with us; she found a set of 4 much loved chairs on the side of the road. She not only re-upholstered these cast off chairs, but Zita upcycled some old couch pillows to re-cushion them as well! For only the cost of the upholstery fabric, these chairs are completely transformed. Talk about trash to treasure!

4. Peel ‘n Stick Backsplash Tile

Ok, here’s an inexpensive DIY you’re gonna love! Tilling can be fun and can totally transform a room, but it can also run kinda pricey. These peel ‘n stick backsplash tiles are the answer; at a fraction of the cost of tile, they’re an affordable alternative, and they’ll give your kitchen that extra decor oomph! Hometalker Laci Jane shares an instructional video detailing the best way to lay these “tiles”. Enjoy!

Shiplap Wall For Less

5. Shiplap Wall For Less

Shiplap is all the rage, and this inexpensive DIY shiplap project is totally affordable! Follow Hometalker Terri through this step-by-step tutorial on how to install your own shiplap wall. Terri and her husband were just starting out on their homeowner journey, so they wanted a simple and inexpensive way to add some farmhouse charm to their home. To get this look, you’ll need plywood and some nails, and paint of your choice. Check out the full post here:

Fairy Garden Concrete Mushrooms

6. Fairy Garden Concrete Mushrooms

These fairy garden concrete mushrooms are the perfect inexpensive DIY project if you’re looking for some adorable garden decor. Hometalker Andrew Bounader shares this DIY that will take your garden decor to the next level. You can make these giant garden mushrooms with some concrete and large plastic bowls. Once the concrete dries, flip them over and paint them to match your garden decor. These are just too cute!

7. Anthropologie Inspired Home Decor

Calling all Anthropologie fans, you’re gonna love this one! Check out these Anthropologie inspired home decor made by Hometalker Elle as part of a dollar store challenge. It’s hard to believe just how well Elle mastered the Anthropologie look with just a few items from the dollar store, some patience and awesome vision! Grab your dollar store candles and plastic toys, some spray paint, and get on this inexpensive DIY project today!

Clay Pot Lighthouse

8. Clay Pot Lighthouse

This beautiful DIY clay pot lighthouse will be the talk of your neighborhood! Michelle from the Hometalk tutorial team shares this amazing inexpensive DIY project that’s easy and affordable. You’ll need some clay pots, spray paint and a lantern to create this adorable lighthouse for the sea lover in your life. Perfect for your beach house and can be used both indoors and out. Checkout the full project here!

Large Paper Roses

9. Large Paper Roses

Stop everything you’re doing, because you’ll want to make 100 of these paper roses as soon as you see how easy, fun and inexpensive this DIY project is! Hometalker Vee Cruz shares a wonderfully detailed step-by-step tutorial for how to make these beautiful roses. To make your own beautiful paper rose garden, all you’ll need is some cardstock, a glue gun and some patience. Check out Vee’s awesome instructions here:

Marble Mosaic Window

10. Marble Mosaic Window

This DIY is easy, inexpensive and super unique! Knelso18 from the Hometalk Tutorial Team takes an antique window, and glues glass gems to it to make a beautiful marble mosaic window. Make your own with an old window, glass gems from the dollar store and some silicone glue. You can hang it on any wall or use it as mantel decor, but this window mosaic will look especially pretty with the sun shining on it. Check out the full tutorial. Enjoy!;

11. Drinking Straw Home Decor Ideas

You’ll flip over this super easy and inexpensive DIY project that will really spice up your home decor! Frishta DIY craft shares this unique and inexpensive home decor idea. You can hang this decor on your walls, or from your ceiling, and the compliments will start rolling in. All you’ll need to make this awesome DIY is some string, drinking straws and spray paint. We love how Frishta DIY did hers in the increasingly popular rose gold. Check out the full tutorial here:

Eggshell Mosaic Plate Wall Decor

12. Eggshell Mosaic Plate Wall Decor

If you’ve never tried eggshell mosaics, you must try this now. This super cool and inexpensive DIY is so unique, but once you try it, you’ll be hooked! Hometalker Troom Troom shares a step-by-step tutorial for making your own. You’ll need dried and cracked eggshells, egg paint and some paper mache. This plate not only makes a beautiful home decor you can share but will be sure to become a talking piece as well. Check it out here!

13. Fall Centerpiece

Looking for a beautiful fall centerpiece, but don’t have lots to spend? Check this out for inspiration and make your own! For only $2, Hometalker Jjpierce3 made this beautiful centerpiece for fall. The trick here is to grab some reclaimed wood for a base, and to keep your other materials to a minimum. You know what they say; Less is more!

Frosty The Indoor Snowman

14. Frosty The Indoor Snowman

This adorable snowman will make anyone who meets him smile. He can be made on the cheap and easy, with just a few materials you can pick up at the dollar store. Hometalker Victoria shares her instructions for this snowman that makes a great centerpiece for your next winter scene. To make your own cute snowman, you’ll need 3 small glass bowls, some acrylic paint and some snowman extras. The kids and adults alike will love this guy! ps://

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