5+ Sources for Cheap DIY Projects to Liven Up Your Home

Posted on September 5, 2013 | Back to blog


The web is full of people who have awesome ideas about just about everything.

But there are certain subjects, two in particulary, that get a lot more play than others. And they’re two of the most fundamental things about human existence

Food and shelter

“Food blog” returns 2,690,000,000 results on Google.

“Home blog” narrowly beats “food blog” with 2,930,000,000 results. You would be hard pressed to find anything that gets more play on the interwebs than food stuff and home stuff.

Thrift Store Tips! 10 Easy DIY Ideas! Chair Makeover!

One of the best ways to get the most bang for your buck is to use the stuff you already have, in other words – junk, to create something new. A close second is buying stuff second hand. And no, you’re not locked into the “shabby chic” look when you get your supplies from the thrift store. LiveLoveDIY is one of the best blogs on the net for start-to-finish, DIY interior design and decorating advice.

LiveLoveDIY on the Thrift Store
LiveLoveDIY on being awesome with what you already have
LiveLoveDIY on making your chairs more awesome than they already are


The upstart, photo-driven social network was made for sourcing betting ideas. All you have to do is type a couple of keywords and see what you get. Be discerning, and you’ll definitely find something good. Check out these screen shots from a couple of queries I thought up just now.

“Cheap DIY”

Cheap DIY

“DIY décor”

DIY decor

“DIY home decoration”

DIY Home Decoration

Finding DIY tips and tricks on Facebook

You don’t have to resort to Google or Pinterest to find ideas if you don’t want to. Chances are you already use Facebook to keep up with your family and friends. The search bar at the top can be used just like any other search engine. Use it to find home decorating ideas. Here are a few pages we’d like to suggest.

DIY Home Decorating – simple name, great ideas.

Useful DIY – ideas that you’ll be able to bring to life with stuff lying around the house!

DIY Made Easy – ideas curated from all over the web.