A good design doesn’t have to be expensive. I am so happy to hear that 🙂 I have visited many model homes in the past and now it’s time to apply what I see. But budget seems to be the problem but having a small budget forces you to be creative. Don’t you agree?
Many websites show good DIY and makeover stuff from thrift store, even whatever you can find around the house. I am back on my feet. As long I have my power drill and some screws, I am at work. My husband is probably laughing about it. It seems whatever I installed slanted by a degree or two.
My first visit for shopping and inspiration was Hobby Lobby. I just love their stuff. I saw some cabinet knobs that I am in love; some were modern and some were vintage. Just to get my feet in the water, I bought three knobs: my husband and my initial, and a silver teddy bear for my daughter.
|They were about $ 1.50 each|
I used these knobs for hangers. The initials were easy to install. I just used drywall anchor and screw the knob in. The teddy bear is originally a cabinet knob so it has a female adapter on the back, instead of a screw coming out. I need to cut the flat end of the screw. Once all three knobs are installed, I will hang personalized tote and a push pin boards. Yes, I am making my own pushpin board. I found an old picture frame at the thrift store and still need to paint it black.
|see the different end screw I am talking about? flat end vs. open end screw|
|still need a pushpin board between the two knobs|
|gold picture frame ready for make-over|
Thanks for stopping by! Hope you’ll come back for part 2: DIY decorating your house creatively.
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