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Follow These 5 DIY Pros on Instagram For Real Great Home Décor Tips

Are you someone who loves to make decorations with your own two hands? Does seeing your own creations lighting up your home, lawn, or garden fill you with a sense of pride? If so, we have searched high and low to find you the top 5 DIY accounts on Instagram. Read on and get ready to make your space look just the way that you want it to!


1. I Spy DIY

This account is run by Jenni Radosevich from HGTV’s “My Flippin’ Friends.” Head over to this account for countless colorful and stylish projects that will make your home truly stand out. Not only does the account give suggestions on how to create decorations but also helps you visualize how those projects could help makeover an entire room of your home. If you are looking to add some green to your home, I Spy DIY has especially good recommendations on stylish ways to add plants to a room.


2. All Things Thrifty

The All Things Thrifty account provides you with a variety of project suggestions, from everyday decorations to fun party décor. The great thing about this account is that it also keeps a focus on making sure a project is affordable; hence the word thrifty in the name. Come here to learn how to cover pillows, paint metal or wood furniture, and build planters.


3. Sons of Stardust 


If you get excited about sandpaper and saws, then Sons of Sawdust will be your go-to Instagram account. You will learn how to take relatively cheap reclaimed wood and turn it into beautiful pieces of furniture. Working with wood is always especially rewarding since it can provide either an outdoorsy or a sophisticated feel to a room depending on the piece. Rather than buying your next dining room or kitchen table learn how to build it for less.


4. Oh Happy Day

If you are more into paint, paper, and balloons than saws, then head to this great account for awesome party ideas and creative projects. As soon as you visit the account, you will be impressed by the explosion of color that meets your eyes. Every birthday and holiday party that you throw will be in vogue once you have spent some time at the Oh Happy Day account. You can learn how to design fun table centerpieces, create balloon designs, and build unique piñatas. 


5. Fix This Build That

Fix This Build That is another one for those of you who love to work with wood. This account, run by Brad Rodriguez, is loaded with hundreds of projects to make both indoor and outdoor furniture to make your home, yard, or garden impress. Recent projects include dressers, hammocks, side tables, and even a ping pong table. This account can also help you find creative ways to incorporate tree stumps into your home.

Whatever your creative passion might be, these accounts have lots of fun projects for you to consider. The next time you are scrolling through Instagram, be inspired.

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Decorating on a Budget: Find Gems in Garage Sales

Wondering where to buy cheap home décor is a thing of the past... IF you would consider purchasing second- hand items. Garage and yard sales may look dusty and full of trash, but the truth is that there are plenty of things you can find and use for a home decorating project. And the best thing about it? Everything is cheap so a little cash goes a long way.

 

Great Furniture

There are options on what to do with furniture that has lost its beauty through time. They may need repainting, a few repairs, or some revamping with covers. The point is that furniture from yard sales are on bargain prices. With just a little effort and creativity, you get to own unique pieces that will totally add personality to your home.

 

Cool Lighting Ornaments

Lighting fixtures can be made out of absolutely everything. From colanders to tea pots, vases, and even industrial metal items—they can be made into creative lamps by using a cheap lamp kit from a craft store. These kits are easy to use and you can convert anything into lamps in no time.

 

Decorative pieces

Most garage sales have sets of items that are missing a piece or two. A good example would be a tea set that has missing tea cups. While it will look odd to display an incomplete set, using the remaining pieces at empty corners would still look great. The idea here is to make odd pieces useful as a decorative item. You can have it at the lonely spot on the bookshelf, or make a lovely accent on the divider. Another example is incomplete plate sets. In fact, lonely strays are the best for a plate project. Of course you are not going to use it for dinner! Plates can look good as a plate display on the walls. Hang out some of the pieces for a lovely work of art. A sad looking and empty wall will instantly look alive with this idea.

 

Pieces that can hold things are also great finds. Keep an eye out for goblets, glass vases, milk glass, and bowls. Spray-painting them with a solid color can add a fresh look while also making them handy as candle holders or as flower vases.

 

Fabric Finds

Yard sales also hold nice fabrics. They are going to look nice as one of a kind table runner, pillow covers, and even curtain accents. Yard sale fabric may be out of dresses, sheets, and quilts. Just make sure to have matching colors or patterns. Don’t forget to wash fabric finds well and treat it for at least 20 minutes in the hot dryer.

 

Recycling and up cycling are the two main ideas that make garage and yard sale finds the best place to find cheap home décor. The creative possibilities from the items you will find are endless. If you got the time but have little money for a decorating project, then you can do so well out of garage sale finds.

 

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