1. Reuse items you have around your house for other useful things.
Here is a great example of reusing an amazon prime cardboard box:
- Cardboard box cut off flaps on the top.
- Use hot glue gun, hot glue sticks, rope, and wrap the entire box row by row.
- Create a liner for the interior.
- Use as bathroom storage, blanket storage, or shelf storage.
2. Create a coffee & tea station
Creating a simple station for you and your guests gives off a sophisticated and homey feel. Make your apartment look more sophisticated with a station like this one, or you could also use a small cart of if you don’t have enough counter space.
Where to purchase items like these for cheap!
- Glass containers – Dollar Tree
- Mugs – Dollar Tree
- Coffee Cup wall decals – Target
- Glass Sugar Dispenser – Dollar Tree
- Keurig Coffee Machine – Amazon
- Chalkboard labels – Amazon
- Old Fashioned Paper Straws – Dollar Tree
- Coffee Chalkboard Art – Amazon
- All You Need Is Love And Coffee Typography Art – Amazon
- Basket – Dollar Tree
- Circular Placemats – Dollar Tree
- Coffee Cup Holder – Amazon
If you are looking for a fun DIY project, you may enjoy my wooden tray repurpose DIY for my coffee station in my apartment.
3. Create some wine bottle crafts in instead of spending money on expensive vases.
You can do a lot with this idea. Here are a few example of the the route you could take.
Supplies you would need for any of these DIY’s:
- Wine bottles and other assorted glass bottles and jars
- Mod Podge
- Metaillic reflective spray paint
4. Organize your bathroom with cheap containers.
Organizing your bathroom storage and linens doesn’t have to cost a lot. You just need to create a system in your organizing. Yeah I know… The Container Store has a lot of pretty stuff. But if it isn’t in your budget, the Dollar Tree will work.
- Large Slotted Baskets
- Coated Wire Baskets
- Large Laundry Baskets
- Laundry Baskets with Handles
- Round Storage Baskets
- Stack and Nest Plastic Bins
- Plastic Storage Boxes with Lids
- Plastic Slotted Baskets
- Dry Erase Bins with Handles