buy tablecloths to use as draperies....much less expensive, already hemmed, meant to launder often, and many patterns and colors available! 60x84 or buy 60x104 so you can hem them AND still have matching fabric left over for pillows or other coordinating pieces!

paint the inside of a bookcase. this is great for adding a pop of color to a room without painting the walls.

Great idea for getting the drapery length you need. combine a patterned drape with a white panel. I like that the pop of colour is on top.

Polka dot walls! Out of an old laundry basket.

fabric covered cereal boxes for picture mats... genius... mats are so expensive! // upcycle

You could go to any big-box establishment and buy something to store food and such, but what about something creative that you can make yourself? Here are six excellent ideas to “spice up” your kitchen and food storage with a little DIY flair!   Are you a little tight on …

Tutorial on creating hemmed curtians using flat sheets

Use a pattern in the middle. I love the idea with 2 solids and a pattern in the middle!

Color Block Panel - A two tone linen drapery panel in tons of colors.

Stenciled Curtain Panels

Teal, chocolate and grey

DIY roman shade! no sew! =D

Separating wall colors (and gorgeous built-ins, too).

Cute!

Framed Fabric Wall Decor — find a cute fabric that matches your bedroom colors, and you have a simple and inexpensive wall decoration idea!

Glue Gun, Scissors, River Rocks at the $1 Store! and Shelf Liner (or mat) in a matching color

Navy Blue Upholstery Fabric Paint

Much cheaper than buying curtains