Our Best Budget Living Tips, Tricks and Ideas of the Year

Best of 2013

Everyone loves saving a buck or two (or ten) when they can, so we've gathered this list of the year's best tips, tricks and resources to help keep your budget on track. Here's to a healthy and wealthy 2014!


1. How To Create a Gallery Wall on a Budget
2. Dorm Style: Two L.A. Looks on a Budget
3. 5 Budget Kitchen Upgrades You Can Make This Weekend
4. Shopping Guide: Double Sinks for Every Bathroom (and Every Budget)
5. Budgeting for a Room: Splurge or Spread the Wealth?
6. Instant Wall Decor on a Budget: Gift Wrap Perfect for Framing
7. Budget DIY: Tips for Stretching Your Project Dollars
8. Renter's Solutions: Temporary Cork Floors on a Tiny Budget
9. Budget Basics: 5 Comforters Under $100
10. 10 Best Task Chairs for Nearly Any Budget


11. How to Make Your Home Safer on a Budget
12. 6 Ways To Tighten Your Tech Budget, But Still Stay Connected & Entertained
13. The Budget Buyer's Tech Source Guide
14. Alternatives to the Nest: 4 Budget Programmable Thermostats
15. More Bang for Your Buck: Top-Rated Small Appliances for Under $50


16. How To Stick To A Budget in Your Nursery or Kids Room
17. Best Baby Cribs for Any Budget: From Cheap to Moderate to Splurge
18. Best Budget Finds: 20 Crib Sheets Under $20
19. Best Baby Bouncers for Any Budget: Form Cheap to Moderate to Splurge
20. Sylvia's Bright & Sunny Budget Nursery

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2013 roundup! From December 21 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

(Image credits: Chris Beecroft; Nancy Mitchell; Hus & Hem; Pottery Barn; Marcia Prentice; Paper Source; Stephen and Jessica's Artfully Arranged Home and Studio; Joelle Alcaidinho; Lydia Brotherton; As linked above; Shutterstock; Shutterstock; Amazon; YanLev/Shutterstock; Ashley Poskin; Shutterstock; Melissa Wehrman)

You Might Also Like

Promoted Stories


Main, Budget Living

Jennifer is the Assistant Editor at Apartment Therapy where she spends her days writing and thinking about decor, food and fashion in NYC. Not too shabby.