We've already shared with you the best budget-friendly Airbnb locations, which makes this collection of budget-busting luxury destinations the perfect thing for a bit of daydreaming. From medieval castles to private villas, these Airbnb houses are high-priced and seriously stunning. Click through for a collection of dreamy venues all cashing in at over $3,000. But be warned — some may leave you ready to bust your wedding budget.
Start saving your bottle caps for making these sweet wedding favors, which also double as seat assignments! Along with being wonderfully budget-friendly, these adorable favors are perfect for decorating small spaces after your big day. Made from mini terra cotta pots and sedums, these favors come together in no time with the help of your bridal party.
Spring-cleaning wouldn't be complete without giving your mattress some serious attention. Along with refreshing your bed, this easy cleaning DIY ensures a better night's sleep. No need for harsh chemicals or expensive concoctions — all you need is a box of baking soda for this cleaner. The addition of essential oil gently scents your bed, helping to soothe and lull you to sleep.
Instead of reaching for bleach the next time you see a bit of mold lurking in your kitchen or bathroom, make this easy and budget-friendly clove oil mold killer. Known for its antiseptic properties, clove oil inhibits mold by attacking and killing the mold spores. Safe for use in small or large spaces, this easy recipe works wonderfully at keeping pesky mold away while naturally scenting and cleaning your home.
Instead of tossing your beautiful bouquet on your wedding day, or paying extra for a second arrangement, make your own toss bouquet from newspapers. Along with being a fun way to upcycle your favorite daily read, this DIY only costs a few dollars to make. Get out your trusty glue gun, enlist your bridal party for help, and you are on your way to a special arrangement for tossing to a future lucky lady. Personalize the cute bouquet by using pages from the paper that represent the bride, like the comics, crossword puzzles, or restaurant reviews and recipes.
Get a head start on your Summer vacation plans, and book a trip to Central America. Boasting some of the most stunning beaches and lush rainforests, traveling in Central America can also be budget-friendly because of the low cost of living. We've rounded up a collection of cool cities and awesome sights to lure you south of the boarder for a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation.
If your laundry is a bit dingy, then brighten things up with homemade eco-friendly dry laundry booster. Instead of paying for commercial brands, you can easily make your own with basic ingredients found at any grocery store. And once you pick up the basic ingredients, each batch costs pennies to make. Keep your all-natural booster contained in a small jar so it is handy — and seriously potent — when you're doing laundry.
When there's a mess, instead of reaching for expensive cleaning wipes, make your own for less than a dollar. With the help of vinegar and liquid dish soap, your counters will sparkle without the use of harsh chemicals. And you'll love how this easy DIY can be made over and over with the help of a repurposed coffee canister. Made from all-natural ingredients that power through any mess, adding a few sprinkles of your favorite essential oil personalizes these eco-friendly cleaning wipes.
Whether sitting outdoors or relaxing in your home, keep bugs away with this natural bug repellent that really works. From dissuading mosquitoes to interrupting an ant invasion, this bug spray is made from ingredients that are all-natural and safe. Instead of smelling harsh chemicals, you'll waft a lovely scent at your next outdoor gathering while staying bite-free. And after picking up the main ingredients, this repellent costs less than a $1 per bottle to make.
If you've got a drawer full of old keys and don't know what to do with them, we've got DIY inspiration that will have you looking at them in a whole new way. From whimsical wind chimes to sparkling jewelry, we've found 10 creative ways to turn basic keys into something really special.
Instead of letting pots and pans take up sink space sitting and soaking, attack baked-on dishes with homemade eco-friendly soft scrub. Along with cleaning your pans without harsh chemicals or scratching scrubbers, this concoction works easily and leaves dirty dishes clean without causing them any harm. And this soft scrub only costs pennies to make with ingredients you probably have in your pantry.
After all your hard work planning the wedding, take it easy by making simple and sweet favor bags that cost less than a dollar to make. You can find just about everything you need at your local dollar store, making this wedding DIY perfect for any budget. A cute stamp personalizes the bags, and enlisting your bridal party in helping with this fun project gets these favor bags finished in no time.
Make cleaning pretty with this easy DIY that repurposes plastic mesh produce bags into something seriously cute and functional. Instead of buying pot scrubbers, make your own for only a few dollars. And this is a fun girl-party activity, perfect for gathering everyone's empty mesh bags and filling with colorful tulle. The finished pot scrubbers are adorable and do a great job softly cleaning baked-on pots and pans.
Stand out with a chic and upcycled wedding bouquet made with repurposed materials. From buttons to paper to sparkling jewels, all of these amazing bridal bouquets will last for years to come.
Many of the unique arrangements are budget-friendly and can be personalized in special ways by these amazing Etsy artisans. Click through for a collection of swoon-worthy upcycled wedding bouquets that you can buy or use as DIY inspiration.
If you have wood floors, then you know that keeping them clean and glowing can be a challenge. From streaky cleaners to ones that leave a waxy buildup, finding the perfect cleaner for your hardwood floors that isn't harsh or filled with chemicals can be costly. Instead, toss together this eco-friendly homemade wood-floor cleaner that will wash your floors for only pennies. Spray directly on wood floors, make the cleaner in a bucket, or pour over cotton clothes to make reusable floor wipes. Plus, this floor cleaner isn't harsh on hardwoods and cleans without leaving unwanted streaks or waxy residue.
Freshen your sheets with a heavenly and easy DIY linen spray that lengthens the time between washings. And this refresher also does wonders cleaning and reviving mattresses. Scented with your favorite essential oil, this homemade concoction is just the right thing for spritzing on clothes, sheets, pillows, and feather beds. And it costs just about nothing to make.
When traveling, or simply at the end of a crazy workday, a soothing eye mask is just the thing to relax your worries away. And making your own is a great way to repurpose an old shirt. Filled with scented rice, this DIY eye mask can be warmed or chilled and stays put thanks to an elastic headband. Instead of paying top dollar for a specialty mask, this soother only costs a few dollars to make. And this fun project is a great party activity that doesn't require a sewing machine — just the help of a sewing kit. So call your friends, and get busy making these easy homemade eye masks.
If you're tired of reaching for cleaning products with ingredients you can't even pronounce, then head to your local grocery store for a few basic components and make your own. These eco-friendly concoctions will leave your house sparkling. From window cleaner to grout whitener, you'll be amazed at how easy these DIYs are to pull off. And after making the initial investment for the all-natural ingredients, these cleaning supplies cost pennies per concoction to make. Click through for a collection of our favorite eco-friendly homemade cleaning products.
If you love snapping cool pictures with your smartphone using Instagram or Hipstamatic but don't know what to do with those square shots, then try making your own canvas print. Instead of tossing down the cash for square picture frames or paying up to $20 a pop for a professional small canvas print, try this easy DIY that rings in around $5. Pick up a square canvas at your craft store along with Mod Podge, which is basically the adult version of white glue. And no need for fancy photo paper; basic printer paper works wonderfully. So select your favorite print, and get ready for a picture-perfect project.
Make scrubbing your bathroom easier with the help of a homemade toilet bowl cleaner that really works. And this commode cleanser leaves your powder room nice and fresh and costs just about nothing to make. Vinegar and baking soda mix together creating serious bubbling action, which does all the dirty work for you. Sans harsh chemicals, this eco-friendly natural toilet bowl cleaner will keep your bathroom sparkling.