Decorating for Halloween is always a fun occasion. However, it is short lived and can become expensive. That is when it works out best to make your own Halloween decorations. You can definitely save money while exploring your creativity. To go really cheap, without sacrificing on style, you can use recycled materials in your Halloween crafts. Things like empty paper tubes or even an old sweater can become great materials for some stylish Halloween decor. These recycled Halloween crafts will inspire you to start digging through your trash items!
Making things from small pieces of a wood is a great way to get some easy rustic decor. Whether you use scrap wood, branches, or driftwood, any type of wood is an option to use. I came up with this collection of wood crafts based on their rustic appeal. Since all of the designs are simple, these crafts are quick and easy to make.
One thing that I never thought I would use to decorate my home with is toilet paper rolls! I could see using the empty tubes for a fun kids craft. But I just couldn’t picture such a thing in my home. Well, sometimes you just need to think a little more creatively I guess. Once I started thinking about the possibilities, the ideas just came rolling in. Now I have a creative collection of toilet paper roll crafts that can easily be done to use inside your home for decor or entertaining.
So, these craft projects are focused for the adult, although kids can do them too, to use in and around the home. Whether you are planning a party, organizing a craft room, or decorating your home, you will find a project that you can use empty toilet paper rolls for!
When you think of vintage crafts, the first thing that may come to mind is craft projects that were popular in the past. However, that is not what this post is about. Instead, I am focusing on craft projects that use vintage items as part of the material. Things like old paper and fabrics can give a vintage inspired design to anything that you make.
To create a festive home for your guests this Thanksgiving, why not try making some of your own decor? These Thanksgiving crafts include ideas for a decorative table and welcoming home decor.
With all of the busyness that comes with Christmas, it’s best to start early with making decorations and gift items. This collection of DIY Christmas crafts will get you well on your way to being prepared for the holiday. Find ideas for decorating, entertaining, and homemade gifts. Create a budget friendly, rustic Christmas!
Because there are so many things that you can do with acorns, you may find yourself hunting outside for them. This is all fine and good if your prepare them properly before using in crafts. Not only do they need to be cleaned, but they also need to be free of bugs like weevils. You definitely don’t want your acorn display ruined by a host of larvae! However, there is no need to worry at all if you know how to dry and preserve your acorns. I’m going to show you how to dry acorns for crafts in just a few easy steps.
Halloween is such a fun time to make your own decorations, costumes and treat bags. To keep the expense of all this crafting down, I am sharing these quick Halloween crafts using things from nature. Not only are these projects budget friendly but they also have rustic style. All you need to do is go on a nature walk and start collecting!
Because of the warm colors in pumpkins, leaves, acorns and pinecones, they are all perfect to use in Fall decorating projects. I have come up with a collection of Fall crafts that are perfect for bringing in the new season. The best part is that most of the projects are super easy and budget friendly.
Now that Fall is officially here, it may be time to start changing up the decor in our homes just a bit. I love the warm colors of Fall and try to add that spiciness to various vignettes throughout my home. I pulled out a warm rustic apple and one of my favorite hand crafted pumpkins to add to my fireplace hearth. Easy Fall decorating ideas like this don’t take a lot of time but do add a lot of spice.
One of the reasons that birch bark and logs are so popular to use in craft projects is because of the clean white appearance that is both rustic and chic at the same time. It has been my favorite tree to work with for years and I never grow tired of the look. The following birch crafts for home decor are perfect for adding rustic chic to your space.
Any rustic or farmhouse style home can use some unique homemade decor. Since rustic accents are so popular, I put together a collection of rustic crafts for home decor. Most of these projects are easy to complete and are very budget friendly. No matter what room in the house you are decorating, you will find a project perfect for the space.