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100 Cheap and Easy Apartment Decorating Ideas

These DIY apartment decorating ideas on a budget will help you decorate for less and maximize the space in your apartment. With these DIYs, you can make your apartment look classy without spending much money!

Kitchen Apartment Decorating Ideas

alt$30 DIY Marble Countertops
All you need is contact paper!

altHanging Kitchen Garden
clay pots + white spray paint  + rubber bands + jute rope + wood dowel rods +  curtain rings  + curtain brackets

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DIY Concrete Dining Table Top
thrift store dining set + brackets and screws + primer & paint + concrete + concrete sealer (food safe)

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Anthro-inspired Zinc Letters
wood letters + black acrylic paint + silver metallic paint

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Hanging Utensils
towel bar +s hooks + screws + screwdriver

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Olive Oil Glass Bottle Soap Dispensers

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DIY Spice Rack Magnets
round clear-top tins + spices + magnets + tape + permanent marker

altKitchen Countertop Herb Garden
empty cans +ribbon +terra-cotta saucer  + drill + twine + tags

altCoffee Cup Wall Storage
IKEA rails ($9.99) and hooks ($3)

altCoffee Cup Holder
hooks + screws  + paint +  letter stencils + sponge brush

altDIY Tiered Tray from Frames
picture frames + paint + wood + saw + wood glue + wooden candlestick and finial

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Pots and Pan Organizer (using a wire rack organzier)

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Pan Organizer (using a metal file sorter)

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Pot Lid Storage (using command hooks)

Bathroom Apartment Decorating Ideas

altCustom Drawers
wallpaper + paint roller + sponge

altDIY Towel Rack with Shelf
wood boards + white paint + hammer and nails + decorative hooks + screws. + wood glue

altCrate Storage
crates + spray paint or stain + large-picture hanging strips +  exterior clear coat

altFloating Shelves for Small Sinks
You can get the shelves at IKEA for under $10

altFramed Bathroom Mirror
wood + saw + staple gun & staples  + wood glue

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Open Sink Skirt
adhesive-backed hook-and-loop tape + curtain
Tip: For more storage, add baskets or bins under the skirt

altBack of the Door Towel Holders
All you need is 3 towel bars

altUnder Shelf Towel Rack
towel rod + wall shelf + mounting hardware

altAbove Door Storage

altOver The Toilet Shelving
wood board + nails +  wood glue  + drill & screws + wood stain

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Drawer Organizer DIY
wood glue + wood lathes + paint

altBasket Shelving (source unknown)

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Hanging Toothbrush Holder
glass vase ($1 at Dollar Tree) + E6000 + brass nail heads + scrap leather + wood

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Jewelry Tower
cups + saucers + taper candle holders + spray paint + glue
These dishes were found at Thrift Stores, but you can also find similar ones at Dollar Tree too.

altTiered Tray
glass taper candleholder + white plate + white saucer

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Dollar Store Makeup Holders
glass taper candleholder + e6000 glue + cylindrical candleholders

altDIY Mirrored Vanity Tray
picture frame + mirror + drawer handles + rubber pads + silver spray paint

altMacon Jar Bathroom Organizer Set
mason jars + white paint + clear coat sealant + mason jar soap lid converter kit + mason jar flower frog

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Jewelry Holder from a Cutlery Tray
wooden cutlery tray + paint + knobs  + cup hooks

altRepurposing Candle Jars
candle jar + glue + knobs + spray paint + primer + goo gone
Here is a great DIY goo gone

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Dollar Store Bathroom Drawer Organizers

altUnder the Sink Makeover
nesting bins + metal shower caddy

altHair Appliance Storage
all you need for this is command hooks

altCook Jar Nail Polish Holder
You can get the cookie jar at Dollar Tree

altTowel Rack  (Using a Wine Rack)

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Rustic Ladder for Towels
pine dowel rods + pine studs + wood glue + sand paper + steel wool

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IKEA Spice Rack Shelving
spice rack ($4) + white spray paint

altMakeup Organizer
clear plastic organizers + double-sized tape

altMason Jar Organizers
mason jars + hose clamps + scrap wood + picture hanging kit + screws

Living Room & Bedroom Apartment Decorating Ideas

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DIY Crate TV Stand
crates + screws + drill

altOver Sofa DIY Side Table 
The tutorial is in German but I plugged it into google translate so you can understand it better

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$25 DIY Sofa Table
pine board + furring pieces + screws + screw driver +  clamps + stainable wood filler + stain or paint

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DIY Crate Bookcase
crates + hammer and nails + paint (optional)

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Picture Frame Shadow Box Shelf
picture frame + drawers + saw + wood glue + spray paint + picture hanging kit

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Corner Floating Shelves
You can either buy the shelves for $10-$15 each or. you could DIY them. Here is a tutorial for how to make them yourself. You just need some basic woodworking tools and skills.

altConsole Table
maple gel stain + clear sealant + chalk paint + wax sealant + wood plank

altDrawer Shelf
old drawer + spray paint + wood scraps + hammer and nails

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$10 DIY Blanket Ladder
3 pine boards + miter saw + wood stain

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DIY Frame Shelves
wood boards + old frames (thrifts store) + wood glue + spray paint + nails + wood filler + command strips

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Crate Book Storage
crates + white paint + wall hanging brackets + saw

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DIY Hanging Shelf 
wooden board + rope + metal rings + saw + drill

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$20 Plush Headboard DIY
Plywood + wood boards + screws + batting + drapery lining + buttons + staple gun

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Rolling Utility Cart
Carts are great for small spaces. They are versatile, customizable and mobile so you can move them around.
You can also use them in the kitchen for extra storage space (e.g. coffee or bar cart).
You can get carts for around $20

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Pallet Nightstand with Light
pallet wood + wood stain + hammer and nails

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Floating Shelf Nightstand
brackets + screws + wood + wood stain

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Crate Nightstand 
crate + wood stain + gold string + hairpin legs + screws + drill

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Sofa Arm Table
wood boards +  screws + wood glue + sand paper + wood stain

altWire Basket Side Table
wire basket + round wood panel + spray paint + wood stain + clear coat + cable staples

Home Accent Apartment Decorating Ideas

alt$4 DIY No Sew Throw Pillows
canvas bag + poly-fil stuffing + glue gun

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DIY Washi Tape Candles
You can get the brass candleholders at thrift stores. I see them all the time for a couple of dollars.

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DIY Mercury Glass Vase
glass vase + Rustoleum Mirror Effect spray paint + paper towels + spray bottle

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Knock-off Ballard Designs Garden District Mirrors
white eye liner pencil + cheap mirrors +white stain glass window color

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DIY Planter Box Centerpiece
pine boards + staple gun + wood glue + paint

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Stenciled Rug DIY
solid colored rug ($1 at Dollar Tree) + stencil + painter’s tape  + acrylic craft paint + fabric medium

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DIY Decorative ORB
12 inch embroidery hoops + wood stain + tacks

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Thumbtack Patterned Candles
gold thumbtacks + candle

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Gold Leaf Vase
gold paint + painter’s tape + vase + flowers

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Paint Swirl Vases
vases ($1 at Dollar Tree) + acrylic paint

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Enamel Painted Vases
different sized vases + dishwasher safe PermEnamel paint + PermEnamel Surface Conditioner

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Kate Spade Rosebowl
round glass candleholder + gold paint pen + flowers

altSucculent Tiered Ceramic Bowls
ceramic bowls + glass pillar candleholder + potting soil + pebbles + fake succulent

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Invisible Book Shelf
“L” Bracket + wood screws + books

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$15 DIY Mirror
wood + wood stain + wood glue + liquid nails + staple gun + saw

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$20 Gallery Wall
$2 IKEA mirrors + printer + mod podge

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Knock Off West Elm’s Herringbone Mirror 
wood veneer + wood stain + E6000 Glue + chevron fabric  + spray adhesive

Entryway and Laundry Apartment Decorating Ideas

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Marble Accordion Rack
wooden accordion rack + marble self-adhesive film + white paint

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Key Frame
picture frame + gold hooks + paint

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Mail Holder Baskets
wire baskets ($1) + black spray paint + chalkboard labels

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Metallic Rope Throw Basket
round laundry basket + paint + jute rope  + 1 yard felt

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Cardboard Box Basket
jute twine + cardboard + white fabric

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DIY Laundry Sorter
 canvas bags + hooks + wood screws + wood filler + scrap wood + white paint + curtain grommets

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Ironing Board on Hooks

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Laundry Wall Clock
cheap wall clock (IKEA – $3) + clothespins + wood stains + hot glue gun

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Custom Pressing Board
Plywood + staple gun + batting scraps + 1/2 yard of quilting cotton
If you don’t have enough space for an ironing board, then this is a great idea

altcookie jar (Dollar Tree) + laundry pods

Closet Apartment Decorating Ideas

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Back of Closet Door Organization
tension rod + wreath hanger + narrow hooks +  plastic holders + command strips

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Belt Organizer II
shower curtain rings + shower rod

altPurse Organizer
curtain rings + shower curtain rod (or you could just attach the rings to hangers)

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Tights Organizer
clothespins + ruler + glue gun

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Scarf Organizer
shower curtain rod + curtain rings + scarves

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Hat Organizer
curtain rings + hanger

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Tank Top Organizer
shower curtain rings + hanger
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Bra Organizer Using Metal Racks or Towel Hook Rack
You could do the same thing with 2-3 of these Dollar Tree hooks

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Winter Accessory Organzier
towel bar + curtain clip rings

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Flats Organization
plastic clips + hangers
You can also use bent wire coat hangers to

altShirt Organizer (using a soda tab)

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Tie Holder
screws + decorative drawer handles (you can them at Walmart for $2-$3)

Balcony/Patio Decorating Ideas

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Patio Lanterns
plastic landscaping solar lights + basket hangers

altOne Pot Herb Garden
large terra cotta pot + chalkboard labels + chalk pen

altTiered Pots Herb Garden (no source found)

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Rock Covered Bucket
metal can or bucket + river rock mesh tile + thin set mortar + grout

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