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DIY Marquee Light Letters

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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


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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

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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

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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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DIY Large Wood Frame $13

DIY Large Wood Frame

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My building manager offered to paint an accent wall so I took the opportunity to make my fireplace pop and my mantle more pronounced. A large empty frame took some serious real estate on the wall. I couldn’t find an inexpensive one so I made this for about $13. (I also made the stocking hangers and re-vamped the vase and sticks. Details on those to come!)

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DIY Nesting Storage Boxes

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I’ve seen a whole bunch of Pins on Pinterest for “Kate Spade inspired storage boxes” and thought I’d try it myself. It was easy and looks great! I made one box for about $4 which is a whole lot better than $54 for three boxes from Kate Spade.

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DIY $5 Leather Keychain

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I wanted an inexpensive and heartfelt gift to give this holiday season and decided on leather keychains. They’re very easy, take about 10 mins to make, and cost less than $5!
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DIY Suet Bird Feeders

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Suet Bird Seed Feeder

This weekend I made suet bird feeders and am planning to give them as holiday gifts! They took 10 minutes to make and two hours to cool.

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DIY Ribbon Wreath

DIY Ribbon Wreath

DIY Ribbon Wreath

I made myself a wreath! It cost about $8 and took 20 minutes.
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