Ultimate DIY’s for the Shabby Chic Lover on a Budget

Looking to decorate your new place or thinking of sprucing up your old one? If you’re anything like us, you love a good DIY challenge but don’t want to break the bank. We’ve completely fallen in love with the shabby chic trend that is all abuzz at the moment but it can be hard to achieve that vintage look without shelling out thousands of dollars.

Vintage vixens and budget beauties rejoice - we’ve found 20 home decor DIY’s that will brighten up, enhance and all out antique your pad, and you’ll still be able to afford rent at the end of the month.

1. Vintage Candle Holders

 Grab some pre-punched paper from Michael’s or The Dollar Store, wrap around a clear candle holder and POW - a Pier 1 knockoff!

2. Milk Crate Coffee Table


Source: Krezak

Full tutorial at DIY Pallet Furniture.

3. Cork Pot Magnets

 Full tutorial at It All Started With Paint.

4. Doily Lamp

 Full tutorial at Dos Family.

5. Picture Frame Shelf


Source: Shanty 2 Chic

 Full tutorial at Shanty 2 Chic.

6. Ombre Heart Maps

 Full tutorial at Michaela Noelle Designs.

7. Vintage Jar Hurricanes

 Full tutorial at In The Fun Lane.

8. Light Bulb Vase

 Full tutorial at Itsy Bitsy Paper Blog.

9. Industrial Light

 Full tutorial at In The Fun Lane.

10. Map Coasters

Full tutorial at DIY Ready.

 11. Mason Jar Holders

Full tutorial at Rural Life Story.

12. Instagram Photo Frame

 Paint your favorite frame, string some wire or yarn and use clothes pins to hang your Instagram snaps!

13. Rustic Bottles

Full tutorial at Le Scrap D’Aurore.

14.  Spray Paint Bottles

 Full tutorial at The Colourful Living Project.

15. Table Runner

Full tutorial at In The Fun Lane.

16. Budget Wall Art


Source: Ahhh Mom

Full tutorial at Ahhh Mom.

17. Terrariums

 Full tutorial at In The Fun Lane.

18. Vintage Frames

 Full tutorial at Martha Stewart.

19. Wall Clock


Source: Epbot

Full tutorial at Epbot.

20. Wall Vase

 Full tutorial at Shanty 2 Chic.