Using a cardboard template, a bunch of these nifty nailhead strips and a lot of patience, create the gorgeous octagonal ceiling pattern for about $65. The geometric patterns set off the ornate chandelier marvelously.
Frame it in Silver: An old silver tray, vintage doilies, old photo, jewelry and trim - creates a pretty display. Never use original old photos in craft projects: They are often one of a kind, and will fade over time when exposed to light. Use scanned copies (Easy with Pic Scanner app for iPhone & iPad - Click to download free.)
Beautify Your Home With Crown Molding and Other Trim Upgrades
Create and Archway - If you're ready for a change—and a full-on renovation is out of your budget—a fresh coat of paint or new window treatments can go a long way. For a more dramatic impact, consider adding some architectural interest to the rooms in your home with small upgrades like this one. For full step-by-step instructions, shopping list, and tools list, see How to Create an Archway.
How To Make Cheap & Easy Christmas Decorations With Popsicle Sticks
Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees; Trim off the round ends to make varying lengths of sticks and glue cross-wise on a full length stick. Paint in your desired colors and attach a star to the top of each tree. You can mount each one on a wooden block or shape a white piece of foam into a snowy landscape and press each tree into it.