Alrighty, first of all I'd like to thank SeekingMyLord for the Stylish Blogger award...so sweet♥ Thank you!
Now, on with the show :)
Recently I've been redoing my bedroom. On a, um, shoestring budget. Shoestring budget here meaning Basically No Money budget.
It's pretty fun!
My walls which were once a year-2002-era lime green are now a pearly grey.
I was given a beautiful futon frame by a family at our church and I'm currently making do with my twin mattress on it while I save for a full size futon. I did buy a lovely new quilt from Urban Outfitters ($30 ON SALE! Best!) and a white comforter from Target ($15) to replace my decrepit old neon daisy bedclothes.
My big spend though was a closet system to turn my wall into my closet so my closet could be book storage space. It was way too much. I won't even tell you. So now my shoestring budget is absolutely shot. I shamelessly stole curtains from my generous mother. I also took my generous mother's old sewing desk and ripped out the (broken) sewing machine to make room for my legs. Being tall is a curse. Now, out of things to steal from my generous mother, I had to look within my own collection of stuff and stuff to cover my bare, lonely walls.
Well, I have a lot of paper.
Bought it at Michael's with a gift card.
IT'S CRAFTY TIME.
|...and ribbon, and fabric flowers...|
|...make flag banners!|
|I found the idea for this one at the Martha Stewart website, and after just a little modification ...|
|...I have a fantastic wreath-y thing to cover a rather, err, unsightly spot on my wall!|
I love doing things like this. And honestly, I like them much better than what I could have bought at the store!
Shoestring Budget = Awesome Budget, apparently~