DIY your own porch swing for less than $15 (plus 4 other crafts)

Jul 6, 2015 at 6:49 p.m. ET
Image: Restless Arrow

Make decorating your home take less work from your wallet and more from your imagination, by creating your own home decor! Budget decorating can involve upgrading furniture with a coat of paint or using old items from around the house to build something new. Update your home with these five quick and easy home DIY projects for under $15, brought to you by the Blogger Community at Porch.com!

1. Burlap coffee bag ottoman

Image: A Piece of Rainbow

Seating, a side table and storage all in one, this DIY burlap coffee bag ottoman can be made out of one bag and multicolored yarn or twine. Stitch up your own upcycled coffee bag ottoman to add a Bohemian twist to your home decor!

2. Rustic organization rack

Image: My Creative Days

Reuse old wood that you have around the house to create inexpensive projects. This summer organization rack DIY turned an old wood piece from the footboard of a bed into an organization rack for hanging summer essentials.

3. Sea glass tray

Image: Meegan Makes

Do you have an old serving tray hiding in your pantry? Bring the beach to your home this summer with this DIY sea glass tray. Just add a fresh coat of paint to your old tray and glue on a pattern of sea glass pieces to make this cute summer display.

4. Drop spot

Image: Maria Provenzano

Keep your home organized this summer by creating a DIY drop spot for a place to put your keys and mail. Grab some chicken wire, glue, hooks, wire cutters and pliers to complete this simple DIY!

5. Pallet porch swing

Image: Restless Arrow

Spend your summer afternoons swinging away on your porch with this DIY wood pallet porch swing! With a little rope and wood pallets, you can easily make your own for less than $15.

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