10 amazing home projects that cost under £20
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.
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. Glue: £1.50 Frame: £5.00 from a bargain store. Paint: £2.50
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. Paint: £5.00 Dog Bed Fabric £3.00 Dog Bed Filling: £5.00
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
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 Magazines: £0.00 Belts: £2.50 each from a boot fair or charity shop. Cushion: £5.00 Base: Made from MDF off-cuts £4.50 Paint: £0.00 use any left-over paint you have!
Home Beauty and Beyond
Make a cork board using wine bottle corks – a great idea to drink more wine! Estimated Cost: £8.50 Corks: £0.00 Glue: £3.50 Frame: £5.00 from a charity shop or boot fair.
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 Containers: £2.00 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 Bottles: £0.00 Paint: £5.00
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.