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DIY dollar store design hacks on the cheap

8 DIY dollar store design hacks on the cheap

This honeycomb painted wall was DIYed with paint stirrers and diluted paint to create that gradient effect. It’s just one of the zillion ways you can grab something from your local dollar store to craft up a cheap and cheerful design or organization project.

Here are eight of my favorite ways to turn a cheapo dollar store item into something way more useful and stylish…

How do we get ’70s beauty salon-style glittery walls?

My husband and I have been wanting to have glitter-covered walls in our bedroom forever. We’re talking ’70s beauty salon kind of glittery. Now that the time has come to do the deed we’re not sure what the best way is to go about it.

The pink sheep: Turning a lawn ornament into bright home decor

I know Caissie St.Onge as a comedy writer and young adult fiction author. But she’s clearly also an awesome home accessory modifier. Cassie turned this sheep from lawn ornament to living room accessory then posted this pic on Instagram. Obviously, I had no choice but to bug her for more info…

For the love of spray paint: the $4 home customization hack

I’ve taken a can to nearly every surface in my house. From ceiling medallions and unfinished wood to a yard sale cradle and antique claw feet for a cast iron tub, chances are if there’s something mildly awesome in my house, I spray painted it.

Don’t judge a cake stand by its color

>Homie, AmalaaFish was gifted a cake stand, and what she did with it has me re-considering how I deal with gifted items that aren’t really my style… at first glance. Look at what she did with a can of spray paint.

$7 chair makeover: from meh to OMEHGAWD!

When most people would have walked right past this dull brown $5 chair, Tatum scooped it up and made a huge change for a total of $7! Learn the trick to most budget-friendly furniture makeovers.

8 ways to express dinosaur appreciation in your home

I’m sure I’m not the only one here who had a thing for dinosaurs as a kid. My favorites were the plesiosaur and the duckbill. So I put together a craft round up of dino love — wait until you see the brachiosaurus’ new job.

How to make temporary art

One thing really makes a place look lived-in, and that’s hanging art on the wall. It takes a commitment to put a nail into plaster to hang a picture, and seeing art you’ve committed to hanging immediately makes you feel in control of your space.

While you’re waiting for art you love to come along, you can liven up a room with your own art — or your family’s! Round up the necessities, and I’ll meet you in the driveway for a seriously easy step-by-step guide to making art for your home you’ll be proud of.