Home decor gives life and color to your house or condo. The way you choose, organize, and select your home decor will also reflect your artistic side. However, we all know that decorating your house or condo may be too expensive, draining, and stressful.
Home decors which are readily available in stores or made by artisans may be too overpriced for your targeted budget. This is why, DIY or Do-It-Yourself home decor is the best alternative. It is a great way to decorate your home while saving money and resources.
Even so, creating projects for the house is a wise strategy to learn more about your creative self. You may not notice it quickly, but designing and creating valuable crafts will also improve your mood. Even though it is not scientifically proven, I think it could be a positive therapy for you. Nonetheless, if you plan on doing it with your loved ones, this could pave the way in enhancing your relationship with them.
Exchanging ideas and opinions on how to achieve your desired design will easily connect you to them. Overall, we could agree that seeing your DIY home decors around your house or condo may give you a sense of proudness, too. So, here’s the list of five easy DIY home decors that you can do with few or limited resources:
Turn Old Stuff into a Useful Home Decor
Online shopping is super common nowadays. We can all agree that with just a few clicks, we can order whatever we want. It is the seller’s responsibility to make sure that the products are well protected while shipping, so they tend to use cardboard or boxes in packaging. If you are fond of online shopping and have a lot of boxes, you can turn them into something useful instead of throwing them away.
Boxes and cardboards can be desk organizers or file holders. Since cardboards and boxes are thick, they can stand and support your stuff. In creating desk organizers, you can cut out pieces depending on what sizes you want them to be. You can also search for different ideas and tutorials regarding the step-by-step ways on how to make a desk organizer using recycled materials.
It’s the same when it comes to filing holders. Cardboards, stickers, or pens are the only things you’ll need throughout the making process. After that, you can have your desk organizers or pen holders that will surely help you to organize your stuff systematically. Plus, you can design it however you want. You can paint them using your favorite color or add some bling to make them look Instagram-worthy.
Recreate Christmas Lights
Christmas is around the corner. As everyone knows, it is in the Filipino traditions to buy Christmas trees and Christmas lights. Of course, after the celebration, people will no longer use this stuff and will only be kept in the storage room. So, to make the most out of the Christmas lights, recreate them to be a decoration in your bedroom. Arrange the Christmas lights in a square or circular manner, then add photos to them. It will make the pictures more aesthetic and inspiring to look at. You can see numerous of these styles on different social media platforms, and it is very trendy for Generation Z and millennials.