DIY HOME DECOR ON A BUDGET FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN

Decorating a kitchen apartment isn’t an easy task. While magazine kitchens feature designers’ stuff, we can actually make our own decoration and create the same great look. Depending on the style that you target, we can actually use several stuffs in the apartment for decor. Try the following ideas for inspiration.




1. OLD STRAINER PENDANT LIGHT

Each kitchen deserves decent area lighting, including cute pendant light for above the table or counter. This kitchen features vintage looking pendant light with its big bulb covered with old strainer as cover. While it is actually economical, it contributes seriously farmhouse looking area with real kitchen feeling.

DIY APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR ON A BUDGET WITH OLD STRAINER PENDANT LIGHT

2. FARMHOUSE STYLE LIGHT

Look at above this kitchen island. It features area light with the most interesting style. The wooden platform is truly a farmhouse style while the hanging bulbs look amazingly rustic. And, you can make this your own in flash. It is cheap but totally decorative.

FARMHOUSE APARTMENT KITCHEN STYLE IDEAS

3. LIGHT UP SIGN

This sign take only several old wooden pallets and several other simple materials. If you want best result, add LED light bulb on the back. It will look great during the night, and it will make cute décor in the day.

4. OLD BENCH FOR GREENERY

If you think your kitchen needs a little touch of decor, you can try this idea. Make a simple bench, or use the old one in alternative, and set it on a part of the kitchen where it doesn’t obstruct the flow. Add a pot of your greenery and you just improve you apartment kitchen look.

5. REPURPOSED WINDOW FRAME

This coffee table is so far away from boring. Its white finish is matched with distressed window frame put on top of it as a decoration item. While it can hold any key or notes, it gives a homey touch to the area and consistent style for the entire room.

6. ZINC LETTERS

These zinc letters actually add the whole ambience of the kitchen. It looks fun and bright, making the kitchen even more inviting. You can use steel, but wooden letters will be easier to make with the help of paint color of your choosing.




ZINC LETTERS FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR ON A BUDGET

7. VERTICAL HOLDER

In an apartment kitchen, space is totally limited. It is sometimes a serious struggle to organize the utensils. For the issue, this kitchen suggests the most interesting idea. While keeping it as usual is impossible, holding things vertical like this add the décor while being efficient. 

VERTICAL HOLDER DECOR IDEAS ON A BUDGET FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN

8. WOODEN TRIVETS

These trivets are too adorable. While it can function just well as real trivets, it actually adds some décor touch while it lays around in your kitchen. You only need to recycle old wood in the backyard and paint the numbers or pictures yourself.

WOODEN TRIVETS APARTMENT KITCHEN DECORATION IDEAS

9. PAINT FUN ON YOUR KITCHEN STOOL

This kitchen stools weren’t originally like this. You can also make the same fun and surprising stools just by repainting the seating part. All you need is paint with colors you want, some stencils if you want to, and you are done.

FUN PAINT KITCHEN STOOL IDEAS FOR DECORATION ON A BUDGET

10. YOUR OWN ART WORK

Why don’t you try and display your own art? This kitchen also features the owner’s own painting. This isn’t a Picasso, but as soon as you frame it, no one will complain. It gives a real décor value, a strong personality, and your own personal touch.

APARTMENT KITCHEN ART WORK DECOR IDEAS ON A BUDGET

11. DIY WALL SHELF

If you look closely, this wall shelf is pretty simple and easy to make even for a novice. You need a wooden board, and give it a new finish for brand new look. Then, add the hooks on the below part to hang you pots and pans.

DIY WALL SHELF DECOR IDEAS FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN

12. FRAMED PRINTABLE

If you need a little life on your kitchen wall, you can try to print several interesting graphic like this one. Print it by yourself and frame it with your old frame. Hang on the vacant wall and you already add value decoration on your kitchen.




FRAMED PRINTABLE FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR IDEAS ON A BUDGET

13. CHALKBOARD PAINT

This kitchen also has a great recommendation. Why investing money on décor items when you can safe more and appeal more with black chalkboard paint? It gives you space on one of the walls, and adding decoration statement is a total freedom here. You’ll love it!

CHALKBOARD PAINT IDEAS FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR ON A BUDGET

14. STENCILS!

Instead of the usual backsplash, this kitchen sink gets a more DIY style accent. On the wall, there is stencil word painted on a recycled wooden board. While it looks fun and young, it also makes a warm accent on the kitchen to welcome everyone.

APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR IDEAS WITH STENCILS BACKSPLASH

15. SPECIAL SPOON DISPLAY

This is a cute decoration item, while it actually is the most appropriate for a kitchen. Paint your wooden spoon with colorful finish, and attach it on refinished wooden platform. Add stand on it, and display it on your vacant surface in your apartment kitchen.

WOODEN SPOON DISPLAY DECORATION IDEAS FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN ON A BUDGET

16. LEATHER CABINET PULLS

This kitchen cabinet has the most unique look. While it is finished in nicely bright gray hue, it is combined with leather pulls in natural brown shade. It gives a great combination, balancing the brightness with bold texture. It’s a décor with full function.

LEATHER CABINET PULLS IDEAS FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR ON A BUDGET

17. CANISTERS

These cute canisters are made of old jam jars. It doesn’t take much to make it. Paint your old jars with any color you like and add writings or drawings as you like it. While it makes cute décor, it actually organizes things too.

CANISTERS IDEAS FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR ON A BUDGET

18. RUSTIC CUP HOLDER

This cup holder is made of the old wooden crates. You don’t need special DIY skill to make this. Take one of the crates you have, add the hooks, and paint stencil word you want on top. This board says “Coffee.”

APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR WITH RUSTIC CUP HOLDER IDEAS

19. OLD PAN TO THE RESCUE

This idea is actually brilliant. It requires you almost no effort. Using an old enamel pan, the owner of this kitchen organizes the cook books. While it is within reach and safe from the spill, it actually looks idyllic. It adds accent and life in the kitchen.

OLD PAN TO THE RESCUE FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR IDEA ON A BUDGET

20. LITTLE FLOWER BASKET

Use the old fruit or gift basket for this. Create your own bouquet with artificial flowers, or keep it fresh every several days with flowers you pick up every day from your own pot. Add ribbon, and hang it on a hook you can attach yourself. 

LITTLE FLOWER BASKET IDEAS FOR APARTMENT KITCHEN DECOR ON A BUDGET




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