Creating functional and unique pieces of art is something that anyone can do just by using items found at thrift shops and a dollar store. The best thing about using inexpensive items for a craft project is you can use your imagination. This is a great option to add a personal touch to any room in a home.
Decorating on a budget does not mean settling on items that look cheap. You can make things to use in your home from any items found at a dollar store. One interesting thing to keep in mind is that you will be able to replicate an expensive item using inexpensive materials. A dollar store has various items to purchase that can be used for this purpose.
Many types of household items found at a local dollar store can be used for a craft project. One simple project involves using basic items to make a picture or sign to display on a shelf or hang on a wall. You can also work on making a frame that uses cork to create a simple cork board to use in an office. Magnets can also be glued to buttons to make a decorative item to stick on a refrigerator.
You can use a platter or an old plate to create art to hang on a wall. Stencils can be added to have a sign that displays a specific word or phrase. Another option is to paint an item with chalkboard paint. This is a great way to create a reusable sign by using chalk found at a dollar store.
The best thing to do when looking for possibilities to make art is to set a budget. You can typically find a supply of good items at a dollar store that will cost you no more than $20.
A list of DIY dollar store ideas can be found at thebudgetdecorator.com here…