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22 Easy, Beautiful, And Cheap Ways To Decorate Your Home

Because you can make your house feel like a home without having to spend a fortune.

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1. Spruce up a bland wall with colorful tape:

It's so simple even the most Pinterest-challenged of aspiring home improvers could do it. All you need is colorful tape, scissors, and a desire to be happy. (Bonus points if you use washi tape!)

2. Make a Pop-Art picture of your dog:

Photographer: Kyle Michaels / abeautifulmess.com
Photographer: Kyle Michaels / abeautifulmess.com

Take a photo of your dog, print it on a a piece of pink paper (play around with the contrasts), cut the image out, and glue it to a yellow sheet of paper. Do that and you're basically Andy Warhol with a printer, glue, paper, and scissors.

3. A headboard made of books:

All you have to do is nail the open books to a piece of wood on the headboard, and voilà!

4. Make a unique rug using strips of cloth:

You'll need a non-slip cloth, one of those with little holes, and strips of cloth. In just a little bit of time, you'll have a super stylish and ultra comfy rug.

5. Make a polka-dotted wall:

All you need to buy is contact paper in a pretty color. Gold on a white wall makes for a truly unforgettable effect.

6. Or try a cool variation on your door:

Once again, all you need is contact paper and scissors, and BOOM, you have a stunning decoration that's also super easy to remove when you get bored with it.

7. Use tree trunks as tables:

Of course, you'll have to have a lumberjack friend, or something like that...
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Of course, you'll have to have a lumberjack friend, or something like that...

8. Decorate the washer and dryer with adhesive tape:

Here, instead of washi tape, use insulating tape or electrician's tape (the kind you use on electrical cables) to make doing your laundry slightly less annoying. You can get the tape in any hardware store.

9. Hang photos, magazine images, or any other pictures on clipboards:

It's got a workshop-y feel to it and is sure to be the envy of all your ~artsy~ friends.
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It's got a workshop-y feel to it and is sure to be the envy of all your ~artsy~ friends.

10. Add a touch of color to that old chair:

All you need is a can of spray paint and you've given that chair a new lease on life.

11. Make a wall of license plates in your house:

The greater the variety of years and cities you have, the better.
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The greater the variety of years and cities you have, the better.

12. Hang your photos in an original way:

All you need is an old picture frame, clothespins, some string, and your best photo memories printed out.
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All you need is an old picture frame, clothespins, some string, and your best photo memories printed out.

13. Refresh your dining room table with different color chairs:

It adds a welcome pop of color to your space and is sure to brighten up your mornings.
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It adds a welcome pop of color to your space and is sure to brighten up your mornings.

14. Turn an old drawer into a mini-shelf:

You don't have to go to Ikea to get a look like this. Within an hour, you can achieve a more unique version for far less money.
Via avablakecreations.com

You don't have to go to Ikea to get a look like this. Within an hour, you can achieve a more unique version for far less money.

15. A rustic coat hanger for fall:

A piece of wood, paint, some branches, and tools for putting holes in the wall is all you need.

16. Use a ladder as a bookshelf:

Ladders are really useful to have around, but they also take up a lot of space. Make the most of this necessity by adorning it with all your favorite books and maybe a framed picture or a vase of flowers at the top.
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Ladders are really useful to have around, but they also take up a lot of space. Make the most of this necessity by adorning it with all your favorite books and maybe a framed picture or a vase of flowers at the top.

17. A cool vintage flower pot:

Basically, the idea is to transplant a plant to a vintage piece (in a bag so you can still water it). Just make sure you use plants that don't require a lot of care and that don't have very long roots.

18. Revive something old:

Extra points for sanding the table to give it a more vintage look.
Via apieceofrainbow.com

Extra points for sanding the table to give it a more vintage look.

19. Ombré paint to revive an old dresser:

Choose a color and paint each drawer with a different shade.
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Choose a color and paint each drawer with a different shade.

20. Use an old window or closet door to hold your mail and postcards:

When you see one of these, grab it, paint it, and put it to better use.
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When you see one of these, grab it, paint it, and put it to better use.

21. If you have stairs in your house, paint them in an original way:

22. Brighten up a corner of your room and add letters, photos, and other ~inspiration~:

Literally the only thing you need is a set of lights, an empty wall, and some inspirational photos and letters.
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Literally the only thing you need is a set of lights, an empty wall, and some inspirational photos and letters.

This post was translated from Spanish.

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