Get creative and make some note worthy pieces for your home. Take some inspiration from these amazing home projects that cost less the £20 to make.
1# Wall art
This amazing picture is made from cardboard tubes, the type you find inside loo rolls. It has to be one of the cheapest ways to create a piece f wall art that’s actually worth displaying in your home.
Estimated Cost: £9
Cardboard tubes £0.00.
Frame: £5.00 from a bargain store.
2# Pet Bed
Give your pet a place to sleep right next to your bed by transforming a chest of drawers into a bedside table for you and a bed for your pet.
Estimated Cost: £18
Chest of drawers: £5.00 from a boot fair, or use one you already have.
Dog Bed Fabric £3.00
Dog Bed Filling: £5.00
3# Little Shelves
Old spoons and ladles make stylish little places to hold bits and bobs.
Estimated Cost: £1.20 each
Spoons: £0.00 if you raid your grannies cutlery draw! £1.00 each from a boot fair.
Screws: £0.20 each
4# Jewellery Display
This is a fabulous way to make a necklace display.
Estimated Cost: £2.50 – £15.00
Wood: £0.00 If you go for a walk in the woods.
Door knobs: £0.50 each from a boot fair or starting from £3.00 from a DIY store.
Sad to Happy Project
Make good use of your old magazines by turning them into a comfy place to perch.
Estimated Cost: £14.50
Belts: £2.50 each from a boot fair or charity shop.
Base: Made from MDF off-cuts £4.50
Paint: £0.00 use any left-over paint you have!
6# Cork Board
Home Beauty and Beyond
Make a cork board using wine bottle corks – a great idea to drink more wine!
Estimated Cost: £8.50
Frame: £5.00 from a charity shop or boot fair.
7# Tea Light Holder
Sad to Happy Project
Make a sweet smelling tea light holder using stale coffee beans – they’re no good for grinding, but don’t throw them away!
Estimated Cost: £2.20 each
Tea Lights: £0.20
Coffee Beans: £0.00
Recycle empty bottles by turning them into a fashionable way to display flowers. For best effects use odd numbers, 3, 5, 7 etc.
Estimated Cost: 5.00
9# Micro Indoor Pond
DIY Home Life
How cute is this little micro pond! It will look gorgeous in any style of home.
Estimated Cost: £1.00
Cup: £1.00 from a charity shop or boot fair.
Plants: £0.00 if you ask people with a pond for some cuttings.
Accessories: £0.00 use ‘treasures’ you’ve found on the beach, in the woods or park.
10# Handy Holders
Add a touch of fun to your home by making these handy holders from old tennis balls.
Estimated Cost: £0.75
Tennis Ball: £0.00 use old ones.
Eyes: £00.75 or free if you draw them on.