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20 Awesome DIY Home Decor Ideas on a Budget

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We often spend so much money on our interior decor, and why not? Ultimately, it defines who we are and gives our space a personality. But what if we tell you that with a little effort on your part, your home can look just as gorgeous, and most importantly, you can have it for half the price!


No one has really done decorating their home because there's always something new you want to add, change something, or update something. You can do all of this with DIY home remodelling. DIY room decoration ideas allow you to add your own originality and style to your home without spending a lot.


Whether you're planning on selling your property soon, or you just want to enjoy a few simple upgrades, there are many ways to boost your home improvement ROI (return on investment). However, it is important to note that not all home improvements are created equal.


It's a great way to personalize a space and make a home feel really like home. With that in mind, we're so excited to show you some of our favourite ideas today and we can't wait for you to try out some of these great DIY projects. Let's get started!

Simple and Affordable DIY Room Decor Ideas for Your Home


1. Billy Ball Yarn Flowers Bouquet for Room Décor

I love flowers but I find it very inconvenient that they wither quickly, and you can't really enjoy them for very long. Fake flowers are a great option, but most try so hard to look real that they are disappointing. That's what makes this adorable Billy Ball bouquet so interesting. It has an identity of its own. If you want to renovate your room this Raksha Bandhan, you hire the Best Interior Designer in Indore. Click the link to visit the website.


2. Embellished Fabric Flower Pillows to Decorate a Room

Pillows make beautiful decorations, and while you can certainly find many nice ones in retail stores, if you want something with a little more character, you can make your own ornate fabric flower pillows.

The project starts with a plain pillowcase that you can either buy or make. For the flowers, you'll just need a few fabric scraps, scissors, a needle, and thread.


3. Cozy Pom-Pom Pillow

Speaking of pillows, another cute idea can be to decorate with little pom-poms around the edges. It would look lovely on a sofa or chair.

For this project, you'll need a small pom-pom garland, scissors, a needle, and thread. Before you know it, your pom-pom pillow is ready and ready to make your home extra cozy.


4. Tissue Paper Flower Backdrop

Plain walls can sometimes look harsh and boring, so you might want to add some colour to them by decorating them with tissue paper flowers.

This is an easy project that requires all you need is tissue paper in several colours, some twine, yarn or twist ties, scissors, and painter's tape. Mix and match colours as you like.


5. Cork Leaf Trivets

Even something as simple as the cork trivet you use in your kitchen and dining room can be customized, and it really is one of the easiest DIY projects on this list.

If you want to make your own cork leaf trivets like these ones, you'll need cork that comes in a sheet or roll, an X-Acto knife, a marker, some cardstock, felt, scissors, and spray adhesive.


6. Half Logbook Ends

Everyone has at least two books in their home, but no matter how big or small your collection is, bookends are always a nice little feature. Not only are they extremely useful, but they're also nice to look at, especially if you make them yourself.

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7. Sweater Planter Covers

Keep your indoor plants nice and cozy with the cute sweater planter cover. The role of the planter cover is purely decorative, so don't worry about anything else.

The great thing about this project is that it lets you upcycle an old knit sweater so the next time you change your wardrobe, don't just throw out your old clothes and look for ways to recycle them first. Do it.


8. Tree Stump Side Table

You can also make your own furniture. Nothing big or complicated... just a tree stump side table. This is a great DIY project for beginners that requires very little planning.

For this project, you'll need a tree trunk (a large log will do too), 3 swivel casters, some screws, a drill, sandpaper, clear polyurethane, and a paintbrush.


9. Branch Jewellery Holder

Some home decor pieces are also very useful, such as this branch ornament holder. To make this functional DIY room decoration, you'll need a branch (find one that looks good), some sandpaper, spray paint, a drill, and screws.

You can install it on the wall or cabinet in your bedroom, dressing room, closet, etc.

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10. Wooden Geometric Planters

If you're looking to add a little greenery to your home, you'll probably love making these small wooden geometric planters. These planters are not only perfect for air plants, but they are also great fun to make.

Each planter starts as a block of wood. You can use the jigsaw to shape it and give it a geometric look. You'll also need sandpaper, paint, a drill, and a paintbrush.

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11. 3-D DIY Room Decor Fake Flower Wall Art

This is a 3D fake vase that you can display on the wall as such to add some colour and pattern to your home decor and create a focal point.

To make your own version of this DIY room decoration, you'll need a few things such as paper straws, a foam board, fake flowers and leaves, scissors, tissue paper, canvas, and a hot glue gun. Have fun personalizing the design.

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12. Wooden Framed Cork Board

This framed cork board is also a lovely idea for a DIY home decor project. You can use it as an organizer or to pin things like notes, photos, etc.

To make your own board, you'll need a wooden frame, corkboard, decorative tissue paper, decoupage glue, a foam brush, scissors, thumbtacks, and a hot glue gun.

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13. DIY Room Decor Nautical Anchor Wall Art

Some nautical-themed wall art would look great in a beach house, although this project is more versatile than that, so you can add it to any room if you feel like it suits the decor.

If your child is obsessed with boats or the ocean, this anchor would look perfect on a kid's room wall. It's made using white rope, red burlap ribbon, canvas, paint, and of course, the main piece—a wooden anchor with glitter on it.

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14. DIY Industrial Pipe Coffee Cart

That little tree stump side table we mentioned earlier isn't the only piece of furniture you can build yourself. If you're ready to try something a little more complicated, check out this DIY Industrial Pipe Coffee Cart.

It has casters so it's easy to move around, two shelves for storage, and a small counter on top. Turn it into a mobile coffee station or small bar cart.


15. Cross-stitch Leather Catchall DIY Room Décor

A cross-stitch leather catchall like this one is a handy accessory for any home or workspace. Use it to keep your phone, keys, sunglasses, and other things all in one place.

It is made of leather and has a lovely two-tone design. It's surprisingly easy to make, and there are tons of ways you can personalize it.


16. Colour Pop Veneered Frame

Give an old frame a quick makeover so that it is better suited to the type of decor around it or simply change its appearance to give you a fresh take on your home decor.

If you prefer a special frame, here's what you'll need to make something similar: wood veneer, spray adhesive, spray paint, spray lacquer, painter's tape, an X-Acto knife, and a straight edge. Use your newly veneered frames to display family photos or artwork.


17. Tomato Cage Side Table DIY Room Décor

Did you know you can convert a tomato cage into a side table? It is actually very easy. You will need a wire cage, a round piece of plywood, 4 metal brackets, a drill, 8 small screws, wire cutters and some spray paint.

We suggest painting the cage to give it a sleek and modern look. The tomato cage table looks chic with a lightweight and simple design and a very versatile appearance.


18. Yarn Tassel Wall Hanging

Here's something you can display on your walls to add colour, texture, and character to a room. This is something you can put together yourself using a few simple things like coloured thread, a wooden dowel rod and two metal rings.

If you want to make changes to the design that's fine, just plan everything accordingly. See instructions on DIYs.


19. Make a Kokedama Planter

Kokedama planters have a sculptural appearance that other traditional types lack. If you don't know how to make a kokedama planter, that's okay because it's all simple, as explained in our tutorial.

Here's what you'll need: sphagnum moss or sheet moss, bonsai compost, twine or string, a bowl, gardening gloves, and of course, a plant.

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20. Create a Succulent DIY Room Decor Wall Planter

I really love cacti and small succulent plants and am constantly looking for innovative new ways to display them and make them a part of home decor.

This succulent wall planter is one of the best options we've come across, so maybe you'll want to make one for your home, too. The project starts with a wooden box, so make sure you choose an interesting shape and suitable size. You can paint or decorate it if you want.

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