Have you ever wanted something really badly but can't quite bring yourself to pay the ridiculous amounts of money for it? Maybe you've been in a situation where you really needed that one thing you simply didn’t have?


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What did you do? If you decided to improvise and make the thing yourself, share your creations with everyone here!

#1 Wanted To Get My Mom This Type Of Chandelier For Christmas But Didn't Have $300 Or More To Spend So I Decided To Make It, How Did I Do?

Wanted To Get My Mom This Type Of Chandelier For Christmas But Didn't Have $300 Or More To Spend So I Decided To Make It, How Did I Do?

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Zori the degu 2 weeks ago

Amazing work! People as creative as you are going places!:)

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#2 Didn't Have A Stand, So I Improvised

Didn't Have A Stand, So I Improvised

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Ok Ha-Neul 2 weeks ago

clever

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#3 My Coworker Forgot Her Contact Lens Case, So She Improvised

My Coworker Forgot Her Contact Lens Case, So She Improvised

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Dhanya Munro 2 weeks ago

I can sense all the ophthalmologists cringing at this arrangement. But personally I love it!

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#4 A Little Diy On My Son's Toy Car Which Had Lost Its Wheels, And See Lovely My Reward At The End!

A Little Diy On My Son's Toy Car Which Had Lost Its Wheels, And See Lovely My Reward At The End!

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Silent Skeleton 2 weeks ago

The best reward :o)

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#5 Made This Probably 14 Years Ago For My Mom. Still Useful Today

Made This Probably 14 Years Ago For My Mom. Still Useful Today

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Loraine Mac 2 weeks ago

Love it!

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#6 Regular Trips To The Spa Can Be Pretty Expensive... This 130 L (35gallon) "tub" Wasn't

Regular Trips To The Spa Can Be Pretty Expensive... This 130 L (35gallon) "tub" Wasn't

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lemontzz aide 2 weeks ago

& that means more money for wine!!! LOL

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#7 My Friend Has Been A Little Depressed Lately, So I Made Her A Panda Pin To Sheer Her Up, Because She Loves Pins And Pandas. What Do You Think?

My Friend Has Been A Little Depressed Lately, So I Made Her A Panda Pin To Sheer Her Up, Because She Loves Pins And Pandas. What Do You Think?

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Daniel Sipes 2 weeks ago

You are a beautiful human being :,)

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#8 When A Star Wars Loving Friend Threw A Birthday Party For His Son, And All We Could Afford Was A Thrifted Rocking Horse, I Channeled My Inner Obi Wan Kenobi..

When A Star Wars Loving Friend Threw A Birthday Party For His Son, And All We Could Afford Was A Thrifted Rocking Horse, I Channeled My Inner Obi Wan Kenobi..

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Lydia Juerss 2 weeks ago

This is absolutely amazing!!!

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#9 When We Couldn't Find A Cool Coat Rack, We Decided To Ask Nature For A Little Help..

When We Couldn't Find A Cool Coat Rack, We Decided To Ask Nature For A Little Help..

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piggy panda 2 weeks ago

that is awesome and goes so well with the decor in your house brilliant

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#10 I Couldn't Afford Any Real Shower Curtain Rings, At The Time. Luckily, My Job Had A Strict Dress-code...so I Had Plenty Of Hair-ties.

I Couldn't Afford Any Real Shower Curtain Rings, At The Time.  Luckily, My Job Had A Strict Dress-code...so I Had Plenty Of Hair-ties.

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Ok Ha-Neul 2 weeks ago

i can never find hair ties but shower rings for some unknown reason i have plenty of those (i get drunk in the shower and fall and pull the shower curtains down which apparently breaks the rings heh )

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#11 Used An Articulated Lamp And An Recycled Paper Towel Tube To Create A Crappy Reading Light. As Least It Works ;)

Used An Articulated Lamp And An Recycled Paper Towel Tube To Create A Crappy Reading Light. As Least It Works ;)

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lemontzz aide 2 weeks ago

necessity IS the mother of invention

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#12 Christmas Decor On A Budget!

Christmas Decor On A Budget!

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lemontzz aide 2 weeks ago

Thats great & you can source all materials from a desk - marker, thumb tack, paper clip, coffee cup & a bonus, chocolate!!! :)

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#13 So I Ran Out Of Beer And The Only Thing I Had Was Wine. Didn't Have A Cork Screw. Stuff Happened

So I Ran Out Of Beer And The Only Thing I Had Was Wine. Didn't Have A Cork Screw. Stuff Happened

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Dario Zlokic 2 weeks ago

Push the bloody cork INSIDE the bottle and pour that wine like nothing happened

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#14 "if You Need To Read When It's Dark!" Led String Lights In A Balloon And A Pair Of Old Glasses.

"if You Need To Read When It's Dark!" Led String Lights In A Balloon And A Pair Of Old Glasses.

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N G 2 weeks ago

When you have a Bright idea, i thought the bulb should hover over your head ☺

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#15 Fancy Side Tables Are Expensive.... So I Made From An Old Desk Organizer And The Side Of A Playpen

Fancy Side Tables Are Expensive.... So I Made From An Old Desk Organizer And The Side Of A Playpen

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Hatsune Chiku 2 weeks ago

That's so clever! You used old items to make something new. I love it

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#16 Remember That Paper Weaving You Had To Do In Kindergarten? Turns Out You Can Make Pretty Nifty Baskets Like That

Remember That Paper Weaving You Had To Do In Kindergarten? Turns Out You Can Make Pretty Nifty Baskets Like That

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boobookittysmom 2 weeks ago

Well, I think that's a cutie patootie basket for Easter or to hold office stuff or anything you want!

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#17 My Little Sis Complained All Day And Night About Old Curtain On Door So I Came Up With This.

My Little Sis Complained All Day And Night About Old Curtain On Door So I Came Up With This.

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Amber Ice 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome idea and beautifully made!

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#18 I Filled A Plastic Bag Holder With Soil And Planted Over 40 Spinach Plants On My Balcony

I Filled A Plastic Bag Holder With Soil And Planted Over 40 Spinach Plants On My Balcony

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chillchillpill 2 weeks ago

Get your Popeye on!

#19 I Spilled Wax And Didn't Have An Iron So I Used Our Teapot!

I Spilled Wax And Didn't Have An Iron So I Used Our Teapot!

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Sergio Bicerra Descalzi 1 week ago

Smart girl 😃

#21 Since Our Dog Shreds All The Store-bought Toys We Give Her, We Decided To Make Them From Old T-shirt Rags Instead. That's One Happy Ol' Pupper!

Since Our Dog Shreds All The Store-bought Toys We Give Her, We Decided To Make Them From Old T-shirt Rags Instead. That's One Happy Ol' Pupper!

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#22 Created An Arsenal For My Kids Nerf Collection. It's Not Prefect, Or Professional By Any Means, But It Keeps Their Crap Off The Floor

Created An Arsenal For My Kids Nerf Collection. It's Not Prefect, Or Professional By Any Means, But It Keeps Their Crap Off The Floor

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A Mueller 2 days ago

Don't get it, is there a "my kid owns the most never degrading plastic rubbish" contest I missed?

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#23 Why Buy Bathroom Shelves When You Can Have Wine? (blog In Link For Tutorials And Stuff)

Why Buy Bathroom Shelves When You Can Have Wine? (blog In Link For Tutorials And Stuff)

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#24 Parking Garage For My Son's Car Collection

Parking Garage For My Son's Car Collection

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#25 It's Difficult To Find Cat Furniture That Isn't Hideous So I Built A Cat Tree

It's Difficult To Find Cat Furniture That Isn't Hideous So I Built A Cat Tree

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Sergio Bicerra Descalzi 1 week ago

I want a cat just to build this

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