A DIY Home Improvement For The Super, Super Broke

It's no wonder New York City apartments always seem to be under renovation or redecoration. For those of us who live in a cramped, dark closet bedroom, home decor can be a touchy subject, kindling feelings of envy, maybe even apartment voyeurism (guilty!). But you don't have to have an awesome renovated loft in Nolita to feel good, er, all right about the thousands of dollars thieved from your bank account each month. We found a CHEAP way to revamp your coffin, no taxis and no plywood required, courtesy of the folks at Sh*tty-chic (the luxe life for broke b*tches a.k.a. at least half the population of New Yorkers under 30)! For about $150, you can make a custom-made head board that even Jonathan Adler would be jealous of... All you need is some foam board, batting, a staple gun, duct tape, measuring tape, scissors, a knife, and some fabric.... oh, and some patience (and that, dear friends, is free). If you're set in the bedding department, the site's got a lot of other broke-ass sh*t for you to make, too.
Click through for the detailed steps (with pictures for all you spatial learners!). (Sh*tty-chic)
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Photo: Via Sh*tty Chic

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