5 Christmas DIY Projects that Won’t Break the Bank

Looking to add a bit of fun or class to your Christmas decor this year?  Check out these 5 budget friendly DIY project ideas:

Make some beautiful Christmas tree snow globes by re-purposing empty canning jars!

For a neat twit on the typical Christmas village, try your hand at creating a vintage paper house village!

This snowflake wreath would be so simple and cheap since it uses only popsicle sticks, wooden disks, paint and optional glitter!

I quite like this Chalkboard Christmas tree art because you could easily use the chalkboard all year long!

Light up the outdoors or a dark corner in you home with these tomato cages wrapped in lights!

What sort of projects will you be making for your home this year? 

DIY Project – Rothko Inspired Cardboard Art

Tanya from Dans Le Townhouse sent along another great DIY project!  This time check out her Rothko inspired cardboard art, made for a song and a dance!

DIY Project – How to Install Peel & Stick Vinyl Flooring that you can Grout

Visit Frugal Family Times for a pretty amazing (and cheap) floor makeover tutorial using peel & stick vinyl tiles that you can grout!

Free eBook – Home Decor on a Budget

Download Home Decor on a Budget for free!  The price is currently $0.00 but please be aware that this can change at any time.  Also note that this free download is especially for Kindles but you can download a free application called Kindle for PC which allows you to read these Kindle ebooks on your computer!

Double check that it is still $0 before purchasing it!!

Thanks, Mrs. January.

DIY Project – Stenciled Curtains

Gemma from The Sweetest Digs sent along her fabulous Stenciled Curtain tutorial.  I think they look amazing!

Our Baby Room on a Budget

baby room on a budget

It’s finally finished!  And I’m anxious to show you the room we created for our baby.  Keep in mind that I like simple and minimal so it may be boring to some of you!  I had a lot of fun doing this because I have a bit of an interior decorating background and hadn’t really done any designing for a long time!   Decorating to me these days, is about creating a comfortable room that is done on the cheap.  That means I DIY’d and repurposed quite a few items to create our baby room on a budget!  Oh, and since we didn’t know the gender of our little one, I tried to make it as neutral as possible.

At the end of the post I’ll have a source list with our approximate costs and links to my crafty projects :)

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The Home Depot DeamBook is now Online

If you’re looking for a bit of decorating inspiration for your home, check out The Home Depot’s DreamBook!  It’s now available for you to view online and garner all sorts of inspiration for painting projects, kitchens, bathrooms, lighting and more!

DIY Project – No Sew Cloth Napkin Pillow Covers

I found a great tutorial over at Centsational Girl showing how to make some no sew cloth napkin pillow covers!

I’ll be adding this to my project list!

Dulux Canada – Buy One Gallon of Paint, Get One Free

Through October 2, 2011, at Dulux paint stores, buy one gallon of paint and get a second free!

Not valid on FLOOD products.

Click here to find a Dulux location near you.

Thanks, Mrs. January!

Home Depot Canada – $10 off CIL Smart Paint

Visit the CIL Smart Facebook page, then rename a paint colour with a “manly” name and receive a free $10 off coupon for CIL Smart paint from Home Depot!