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DIY Marquee Light Letters

I love marquee lights and wanted to use them in my wedding decor but don’t like the price tag attached to them. Thanks to 1,000+ Pins on Pinterest, I found inspiration to make my own Marquee lights. These bad boys are 23.5″ tall, took about three hours total to make, and cost $40 for the set. I’ve seen Marquee lights on Etsy for $65/letter and definitely didn’t want to pay $260 for these.

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DIY Statement Wall Art


In two days and with $50 cash, I made this statement wall art.

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DIY $16 20-Minute Headboard

DIY $16 20-minute Queen Headboard

DIY $16 20-Minute Queen Headboard

In 30 minutes, I made this headboard for our guest room and it only cost me $16.

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DIY Wire End Table


A few months ago, I wanted a new end table but didn’t want to pay major buck$ for one. I loved the look of this table made by the UK company, Dare Studio, but at £479 and up, I was not about to buy one. SO I made one for about $40!

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DIY Copper Plated Steel Decorative Sphere


My latest and greatest project is these copper plated decorative spheres. I made them for $7 total and they took about 30 minutes to make. I got the Pinsperation from the blog, Retropolitanhip which gives a great step-by-step tutorial. She used galvanized steel, I used copper plated steel but the steps were very similar.

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Popsicle Stick Wall Art


Popsicle stick wall art – arrows

I found a solution for the hallway wall – popsicle sticks! I saw this post, on the blog Be Still Life, about popsicle stick art and gave it a go myself. She painted the sticks then hung them, I stained the sticks then stuck them. The whole project cost me about $3 because I had a majority of the materials.

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DIY Jewelry Holder

DIY jewelry holder

DIY jewelry holder

Today I made this cheap and easy jewelry holder for $5 and you can too!

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