This week for Frugal Friday, Crystal talked about some frugal decorating that she has done in her home. It looks gorgous!
Despite the fact, that home decorating can be a budget buster for me. I thought I would follow her example and post about some of the frugal decorating that I have done in my home.
I have taken puzzles and framed them. The 1000 piece flag puzzle I found at Value City Furniture for $3. I put it together and then used puzzle glue(only used a 1/3 of the bottle-$1.66) to preserve it. Then I put it in a poster frame($6) and hung it. All total this piece of artwork cost me $10.66 to go into my red, white, and blue kitchen/eating area.
I also did two Thomas Kinkade painting puzzles. I got the puzzles as gifts from my parents so I am not sure how much they cost(I googled they run about $12-$20 depending on the puzzle). I used the rest of the bottle of puzzle glue. These were a bit trickier to frame as they were circular puzzles. My hubby decided to take it to Michael's and have their custom framing department frame it. He used their 60% off sale as well. He got one of the them just matted so that we could interchange them in the frame. So to get 2 puzzles matted and one framed. It cost $230. Now one would think that is a little bit much for thinking frugal but I don't think you are going to find two framed Thomas Kinkade paintings for $250.
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