Category Archives: Frugal Decor

Frugal decor – Do – It – Yourself projects and ideas I have done and want to share with you. Fun and cheap ways to brighten your home!

Personalized Mother’s Day Frame and Magnet Board – Affordable Gift Idea!

Personalized Mother’s Day Frame and Magnet Board – Affordable Gift Idea!

In the past, I have shown you how to make custom magnet boards (see an example of one below) using an oven cover from the Dollar Tree.  Go Here for the step-by-step instructions.

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These are super easy to make, very affordable, and you can personalize them for any color, add your own inspirational message, and of course look good on your wall!

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I decided to make a custom magnet board – this time to celebrate Mom!  I pulled out some scrabble tiles and turned them into magnets.  I added a couple of butterfly magnets along with some glitter glass magnets that will hold up your favorite family photo.

This one specifically is for sale in my Handmade Amazon Shop for $19.99 + Free Shipping!

 

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These magnet boards make it very easy to change out photos so that you can always easily display up to date family photos!  Check out all of my Magnet Menagerie Handmade Amazon listings over here!

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You can purchase an additional set of these Butterfly Magnets just for your refrigerator.  These are my #2 seller behind the Glass Tile magnets I also have for sale.  

I take custom orders as well.  If you are looking for a specific color or pattern for the background on a frame like this, let me know and I can make it happen for you!  🙂

 

DIY Magnet Board Mother's Day Gift Idea - made from an oven cover from the Dollar Tree!

Photo Transfer on Wood – Rustic & Antique Style!

Photo Transfer on Wood – Rustic & Antique Style!

I’ve been curious for awhile now how to do a photo transfer on wood. My local MOPS group (mother’s of pre-schoolers) does an Antiquities fund-raiser and I just love these pictures. So I wanted to learn myself how to transfer these antique style photos onto a rustic wood “frame.” Once I figured out how to… Continue Reading

Spring Crafts & DIY | 20 Inspiring Ideas!

Spring Crafts & DIY | 20 Inspiring Ideas!

Looking for ways to brighten up your home now that Spring has officially arrived??  Here are 20 ideas: 1.  Spring Vase Idea – from Happy Deal – Happy Day! 2.   Moss Spring Wreath – from Just Us Four 3.  Easter Bunny Pom Pom Critter – from Chrisy is Blogging 4.  Daffodil Spring Banner – from… Continue Reading

Easter Egg Decorating Ideas – 10 Unique Ways!

Easter Egg Decorating Ideas – 10 Unique Ways!

Easter is just around the corner and I’m so thrilled that Spring is almost here! No really – thrilled is an understatement!  At this point every year, I feel like I’m crawling to the finish line until I see buds and flowers and green grass again! To keep me focused on the end in sight,… Continue Reading

15+ Rustic Spring Decor Items for Less Than $25!

15+ Rustic Spring Decor Items for Less Than $25!

If you are like me, you are sick of tired of winter and want some bright spring colors to enter your home.  So I found 15 rustic spring decor items that will surely brighten up your home while we wait for the flowers to bloom outside. Note that Amazon prices can change quickly. At the… Continue Reading

Easter Egg Decorating Idea | Decoupage Easter Eggs!

Easter Egg Decorating Idea | Decoupage Easter Eggs!

  Easter Egg Decorating Idea | Decoupage Easter Eggs! | Frugal Craft Projects This is a fun, frugal, but a little messy way to decorate easter eggs that will keep year after year – Decoupage Easter Eggs! Materials you will need: Plastic Eggs  (I’m sure you can get these for a $1 at any dollar… Continue Reading

Spring Wreaths | With Forsythia & Burlap!

Spring Wreaths | With Forsythia & Burlap!

 Spring Wreaths | With Forsythia & Burlap! With this unusual warm winter we are having in NY, I keep wondering if my Forsythia will be confused and want to bloom early!  I’d love to see that yellow color, so I have some artificial forsythia that I used in my spring wreath to brighten up my kitchen… Continue Reading

DIY Yarn Wreath with Twine Flowers

DIY Yarn Wreath with Twine Flowers

DIY Yarn Wreath with Twine Flowers I had so much fun recently making twine flowers that I decided to make some to add to a new yarn wreath for my dining room. I didn’t just use twine flowers on this – I had a variety of flowers to decorate it with, including a fake hydrangea, some… Continue Reading

Distressing Wood On An Old Mirror Using Unicorn Spit!

Distressing Wood On An Old Mirror Using Unicorn Spit!

Today I’m going to show you a new project that involves distressing wood on an old mirror using Unicorn Spit, spray paint, and a thrift store picture frame! I’ve been having a great time recently re-decorating my guest room. I did it very frugally – basically by making over and distressing wood on furniture or… Continue Reading

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