If you don't have much space to work with, concentrate on building up instead of building out. These floating shelves, for instance, are stylish and practical. What makes them even better is their budget-friendly price tag—each one came out to just $40 in wood.
A bed (and bedroom) can look bare without a headboard. It doesn't take much, even a simple DIY headboard like this one really changes the room! Get the how-to instructions here: http://www.ehow.com/how_4834425_padded-headboard-bed.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=inline&utm_campaign=fanpage
Wondering how to make the cutest little kids' reading nook? To create a budget-friendly reading corner for her kids, this clever mom repurposed rain gutters and end caps from Home Depot to make book shelves. (via Vegas Mother Runner)