DIY Projects to Brighten Up Your Home Under $50!

DIY Projects to Brighten Up Your Home Under $50!

Re-decorating your home can get expensive, especially if you have empty wall space or a room that needs more furniture. Although you can go to your favorite home goods store to find some fresh new home decor, why not do it yourself? DIY-ing your home decor is not only a more frugal option but also can be fun. Creating a DIY piece for your home can be a fun weekend activity for yourself or for bigger projects your whole family can pitch in on.

Most DIY home decor doesn’t require many supplies or spending. The other great thing about DIY home projects is that it will completely one of a kind! Check out a few of our favorite DIY home projects that all cost under $50 to create from beginning to end.

Decorative Wine Glasses & Wine Bottles

If you’re a wine lover this is the perfect DIY project for you. You can find wine glasses and wine bottle at thrift stores and dollar stores from $1 – $3 that you can decorate with all types of textures and colors. Glitter, beads, paint, whatever you choose to turn something old into something new. If you don’t know how you want to decorate now worries. At Painting with a Twist we offer custom wine glass paint pARTies. Come get professional instruction and all the supplies you’ll need to create a painted wine glass set for only $35! Use these glasses for sipping or decorative pieces in your home.



Create Your Own Woven Pom-Pom Rug

Next time your floor rug gets dingy or old no need to go buy a new one just make it yourself! You don’t need to know how to knit, crotchet, or sew to create your own pom pom rug. You just need some cardboard, scissors, and yarn. Watch the video below to find out how to make one.

Decorative Wood Cutout for Your Door

A wood cut out is a great and easy way to make your front door less plain or your bedroom or bathroom door brighter. Craft stores like Micheals or Hobby Lobby sell tons of various wood cutout shapes and letters under $10. However, if you don’t know what kind of cut out you want or how you want to paint it Painting with a Twist also has wood cut art classes. We have cut out shapes including the state of Texas, flowers, animals, palettes, and more. You’ll recieve the cutout, paint, and professional instruction from our artist when you sign up for a Painting with a Twist wood cutout class.

Make an Ottoman/Coffee Tables Out of an Old Tire


This is a great family DIY home decor project, everyone can pitch in  and help to create this. If you want to turn this ottoman into a coffee table or side table just add legs with wood planks.

Create Floating Shelves Out of Wood Scraps

Everyone can use a little more shelving space. Adding floating shelves is great for space homes/space spaces. These shelves are of course also great for the decorator on a budget. You can go to your local craft store or hardware store and find small wood panels. You can also go to local shops or businesses and ask if they have any wood scraps they are willing to donate. You can put these shelves together using nails or wood bonding glue.


Make Screen Art on a Wire Canvas

This sounds odd but when you see it, you’ll wonder how why you didn’t make one for your home sooner. You can find wire canvas and empty frame at your local craft store. Simple fit the wire part to the frame and cut and secure with glue or staples according to the frame size. The paint or decorate it how you please. If that sounds like too many steps or you can’t find wire canvas at your local craft store then you can create it a Painting with a Twist. Our Rebecca Flott Screen Art paint pARTies find out more here.


Once again these are all easy and affordable projects you can do in the comfort of your own home. If you don’t know where to start or don’t have the all the materials to create some new home decor come stop by Painting with a Twist!

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