25 DIY Projects That Cost Less Than $50

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We love nothing more than rolling up our sleeves and getting down and dirty with a little DIY. The only problem is, sometimes they comes out costing more than expected. Never fear, after the jump we've rounded up 25 penny saving projects that won't break the bank and come in under the $50 mark!

We've been featuring several DIY ideas over the last several days. We just can't help ourselves, there's so many great projects to take on without turning to hired help or expensive store bought products. All the projects below come in under $50 (some are far less than that!) and are easily doable in just a few hours!

First Row
Look! Pendant Lamp Makeover For Under $12
How To: Hang 30' Of Curtains For $40
How To: Make "Fold, Stitch & Stuff" Floor Cushions
Easy DIY: Using Fabric Markers
Make This! Inexpensive DIY Hammock

Second Row
Look! Plasti Dip Put to Use
4 Simple DIY Succulent Centerpieces
Easy DIY: Turn Tablecloths Into Curtains
Hilary's DIY Wallpaper Nightstand Project
How To: Decoupage Your Ceiling

Third Row
DIY T-Shirt Quilt by Michelle Kempner
Ariel's DIY Bookshelf Surprise
How To: DIY Upholstered Folding Chairs
Fun and Easy DIY Doorstop Idea
Annette's Modern DIY Outdoor Planter

Fourth Row
Look! DIY Windowsill Planter
Ashley's DIY Armchair Rejuvenation
DIY Decor Idea: Framed Fabric
Creative DIY Lighting Hack
Flickr Finds: DIY Pot Rack Spices Up Tiny Kitchen

Fifth Row
DIY: Wood Veneer Butterflies
Customize Your Own Light Fixtures
DIY Dyed Rug
DIY Silhouette Shams
DIY Warm Fleece Blankets

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Sarah Trover has lived all across the Midwest and currently calls the hot dog-laden city of Chicago home. She rides scooters and seeks out kitchens that make the best pie.

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