Roundup: 10 Inspiring Budget-Friendly Bedroom Makeovers!

created at: 02/13/2012

Sure, you can toss thousands of dollars at a bedroom makeover and it’ll probably look pretty great.  But today we’re celebrating the unique creativity of DIYers who make their spaces look like a million bucks on a budget.  Check out our ten favorite budget-friendly bedroom makeovers from the Curbly archives–they’re full of thrifty inspiration and clever DIY projects!   


created at: 02/13/2012

1. This kid’s bedroom went from drab to fab for under $100 thanks to lots of DIY improvements! Continue Reading

Ten Great Options for Cleaning with Vinegar

created at: 06/15/2010

Costing less than $1.00 per gallon, vinegar is the most universal, economical cleaning product, ever! Sometimes I forget what you should and shouldn’t clean with vinegar. So here’s a cheat sheet from a list compiled by Chicago Now that you should stick on the side of your (clean) fridge.

  1. bacteria and pesticide residue from produce
  2. windows and countertops
  3. shower and bathtub film
  4. toilet bowl stains
  5. furniture polish

See the rest right here.

Make Burlap Look Fancy


Burlap has been used in home decor since the beginning of time. Usually, it’s pretty blah and benign. You can, however, dress it up by combining it’s rough weave with unexpected refined elements to make it a stand out, low budget fabric. burlap

Burlap needs contrast to compliment it’s rudimentary nature. Just take a look at some ways you can marry it with some fancier materials to bring out the best in it. By the way, a good burlap fabric will only run you about $4.00 Continue Reading