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6 Ideas for Free Fall Fun

Woman playing with leaves in a park in the fall

Doesn’t it seem as if the simplest activities these days cost a fortune? Taking a date to dinner and a movie could set you back $100. Even local high school football games can get expensive when purchasing tickets and concessions for a family of four.

Although budgets are tight this time of year, that doesn’t have to mean less fun for you and your family. We put together this list of ideas to keep your crew entertained this fall — without spending a dime.

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Redecorate Your Bedroom: DIY No-Sew Custom Curtains

DIY no-sew curtains

Your bedroom is your sanctuary, but it’s often the room that gets decorated last. If you never got around to it, or if you’re ready for a refresh, this is the series for you. We show you how to redecorate your bedroom, one affordable project at a time.

Next up: no-sew curtains. No need to worry about threading your sewing machine; you can make these custom curtains with inexpensive, store-bought sheers (available at your local discount store), pom pom trim (available at your local fabric store), and hot glue.

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Declutter Your House: 5 Solutions to Organize the Living Room

Containing clutter is a constant struggle. But the solutions don’t have to cost a lot. And the peace of mind that comes with an organized house? Priceless. So we present a series that shows you how to declutter your house, one room at a time, with budget in mind.

For the next installment, we tackle the living room.

Besides the kitchen, the living room is the most trafficked room in a home. Not only because we gather there, but also because we often pass through it en route to the kitchen or bedrooms. Any room that gets that much foot traffic tends to get messy!

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Redecorate Your Bedroom: DIY Jewelry Holder

DIY wall-hanging jewelry holder

Your bedroom is your sanctuary, but it’s often the room that gets decorated last. If you never got around to it, or if you’re ready for a refresh, this is the series for you. We show you how to redecorate your bedroom, one affordable project at a time.

Next up: a jewelry holder that hangs on your wall. Organization never looked so pretty! Colorful and color coordinated (this one complements our yarn art and custom headboard), the rack may look simplistic, but it holds all your favorite baubles.

Never again will you have to dig through an unorganized jewelry box or drawer. Your rings, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings can all be displayed on this fun bedroom piece.

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