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!

HOME

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

TECH

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

KIDS

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.

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