How to Re-Do Dining Room Chairs

Here’s a simple, inexpensive and easy way to reupholster your dining room chairs and save money: 1. Choose a fabric you like. Take a look at the fabric on the chair. Look for one with a similar thickness. Choose any color to compliment your décor. If you really want to save money look in your … Read more

Redecorate by Repurposing: 7 Tips and Tricks

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While you’re in the midst of putting your budget on a diet, redecorating your home has surely been demoted from the “Need” list to the “Want-but-definitely-can’t-have” list. Yet, you’re really itching for a fresh look and a new vibe around the place. What to do, what to do?     Repurpose, of course! Redecorate by … Read more

Front Door Makeover

One of my Top 10 Budget Decorating Tips is PAINT, PAINT, PAINT! If you’re front entrance is in need of a door makeover…consider a fresh coat of paint in a different color! The Budget Diet girl loves black paint…it’s a miracle worker both inside & out! Black adds a touch of elegance and works well … Read more

Decorating on a Budget

The Budget Diet girl’s top 10 tips for decorating on a budget… Rearrange! Remember when you were little, and you used to rearrange your bedroom just for the fun of it? There’s no rule against grown-ups rearranging! Have fun…it’s free to use what you have!   Paint! Paint is the budget decorator’s friend because it’s … Read more

Chandelier Makeover

Home Makeover – Chandelier Most of us have a chandelier or light fixture that is desperately dated & needs replacing OR does it just need a makeover? When we bought our house 8 years ago, the kitchen chandelier was on my “needs to go” list. Unfortunately, I couldn’t afford to replace everything on my list, … Read more