Classroom Makeover on a Budget

Teachers everywhere are getting a jump start on their mile long to-do lists as summer draws to a close. I'm right there with ya!
I'll be honest, ya'll. 
I'll miss not knowing what day of the week it is... but I'm way super excited about (re)decorating my classroom. 

Who's with me?
I know I can't be alone on this one.

There's just something about a fresh clean look to a classroom that makes me feel like everything is right in the world. And if you're like me, choosing a new theme each year is one of the best parts of the back to school season (besides the smell of a brand new book, but that just goes without saying). 
I love switching things up each year and really letting my creativity flow! 

But, I won't lie.
Classroom setup and design overhauls can really bust a teacher's budget fast, if you're not careful.
It's not cheap making your room look welcoming, organized and inviting.
And many teachers find themselves keeping the same theme year after year after year in order to save money.

You deserve to love your classroom and feel organized and inspired by your space.

Here's a few simple tips I've learned over the years to help stretch your dollar and still make your classroom look like a million bucks! 

A can of spray paint can magic happen! Don't throw out last year's milk crates, table top baskets or book bins just because the color no longer fits your new classroom theme! Rust-oleum makes spray paint for plastic and a choir of angels have been singin' ever since! It goes over just about everything and can give your old pieces a new lease on life in just minutes!
It's remarkably durable too!
You can also add a coat of ModPodge over it to seal it and make it scratch resistant.
 Give it a shot- you won't be disappointed. 

My stapler is getting a makeover next!

 Editable decor packs, like my Chalkboard & Burlap set, can save you cash year after year! Want to change things up without having to purchase all new goodies? Use editable packs that you can add your own clipart to and you've got a new theme just clicks away without having to start over completely! My chalkboard and burlap set really gives you endless possibilities!
Here's a quick PowerPoint tutorial to show you just how easy it really is!

Snag my chalkboard & burlap set HERE and start saving time & money each year!

Dollar Tree and Target Dollar Spot are my go-to locations for classroom decor and organization on a dime. They are my happy place. 
Your local craft stores like Hobby Lobby, JoAnn Fabrics and Michael's honor great coupons and most provide teacher discounts too (just ask!). Don't be afraid to think out of the box when it comes to giving your room a makeover! Can't afford fade-less bulletin board paper? A few yards of cotton fabric from the craft store will give you the same look for a fraction of the price!  

If you've had the same theme in your classroom for years- now you can afford a change!
Take a quick coat of paint to almost anything and create a cohesive look around your room!
Snag an easy to use editable decor pack that allows you to get makeover longevity with just a few clicks.
And search your favorite stores for awesome deals but don't forget to bring your coupons and ID badge with you.

You CAN have a fresh start each year without breaking the bank!


Want more classroom decorating tips and ideas?
Visit my classroom decor tips board on Pinterest!


  1. Kids All in One App is one package helps your kids to improve their Nursery knowledge in a visual way to learn & remember various important basic elements about their school courses or subjects.
    Download from here:

  2. الحشرة القارضة للورق والملابس يمكن التخلص منها باستخدام اللافندر والأوكالبتوس . الخنفساء يمكن مطاردة الخنفساء عن طريق خلط ملعقتين من مسحوق غسالة الأطباق مع 500 مليلتر من الماء ثم رشه على النباتات و تكرر هذه العملية من خمسة إلى سبعة أيام حتى تمام اختفاء الحشرات .

    شركة مكافحة حشرات ببريدة
    شركة مكافحة حشرات بحائل
    شركة مكافحة حشرات بالقصيم
    شركة مكافحة حشرات بالاحساء

  3. Good Post, I am a big believer in posting comments on sites to let the blog writers know that they’ve added something advantageous to the world wide web Satta matka and Satta matka result and Satta matka guessing

  4. Good Post, I am a big believer in posting comments on sites to let the blog writers know that they’ve added something advantageous to the world wide web satta matka and indian matka and matka boss..

  5. A Power that moves from a de-brought together to an incorporated framework should attempt to guarantee that the money work doesn't put some distance between the Main Constable and Divisional budget

  6. When they obtained residence pasco county arrest search, however, their center child was weeping as well as informed her mommy that babysitter had actually touched her in the position she should not have. Currently, you must recognize that executing this look for totally free is extremely time-consuming as well as is not totally precise.

  7. The residual financing can come in the shape of longterm debt, temporary working money, gear finance and stock finance. Having a solid money place in your company, a variety of lenders is likely to be open to you.

  8. Hi to every one, since I am truly keen of reading this webpage’s post to be updated on a regular basis.
    It consists of pleasant stuff.

    my web page; 오피

  9. Hello mates, nice piece of writing and fastidious arguments
    commented at this place, I am really enjoying by these.

    Feel free to visit my blog - 오피사이트

  10. Today, I was just browsing and came across your blog. Just wanted to say an excellent blog and this article helped me a lot, due to which I found exactly what I was looking for.. Applying for a Turkey Visa Online is fast and straightforward.

  11. Thank you The foreign visitors need to apply for kenya e visa online. That offers them fast and secure visa services. You also can check the al information regarding to visa here to get in the Kenya.

  12. This short article is an enticing wide range of interesting information that is intriguing and well-written. I compliment your hard work on this and thanks for this details. You have actually obtained what it requires to obtain interest. Athens-Clark County arrests

  13. The information you provided is very useful, thank you very much for sharing useful information with us. You can apply for an online Azerbaijan visa - If you are Planning a Trip to Azerbaijan for tourism, business purposes. You can fill the Azerbaijan online visa application form in less than 5 to 10 minutes.

  14. Thanks for sharing great information. Keep sharing such useful information... Indian Tourist Visa. 30 Days Tourist E-Visa (30 Days E-Tourist Visa ETA validity is 120 days from the date of grant) has been reinstated with immediate effect. you can travel In India and enjoy your trip.

  15. Thanks for sharing excellent information. Keep sharing such useful information.. Keep sharing such useful information. After checking your details you need to pay the Indian visa fees. Payment can be made with a valid debit or credit card. Unless the visa fee is paid, the e-Visa application for India cannot be processed.

  16. I am very impressed with the way you write. Your blog is very informative. Thankyou for this important information. Ukraine tourist visa express application system is a modern way of applying for a visa which takes just 5 minutes to apply and within 30 minutes you can get your e visa on your Email.

  17. "Hey,

    Thanks for sharing such helpful content. I have added new kit in my knowledge dictionary.

    Though you explained about This Topic ,could you please help us to know what is the next Topic?

    I am eager to know Dr.tariq khan

  18. Wow, What an Outstanding post. I found this too much informatics. It is what I was seeking for. I would like to recommend you that please keep sharing such type of info.If possible, Thanks.pagalworld

  19. Lovely post, I would hope people would see me as a great mum and a down to earth person. igtok

  20. Thanks for sharing this wonderful article. 7starhd

  21. Hello friends, its wonderful article on the topic of cultureand completely defined,
    keep it up all the time.

  22. Wow.. Very informative article thanks for sharing please keep it up.. The e visa India emergency service is now available and in case of emergency Indian visa for US citizens additional charges may apply.

  23. Hey friend, it is very well written article, thank you for the valuable and useful information you provide in this post. Keep up the good work! FYI, Pet Care adda
    how to activate flipkart axis bank credit card, the millionaire next door
    ,The Price Of Flowers Summary

  24. you will need support or suggestions, write me privately.
    I interested in your implementation/use case.
    the best situs slot terbaik
    daftar bo bonanza

  25. Hi to everyone, Do you know how much does e visa to India cost? Indian e Visa cost depends on your nationality and your visa type. You can find out more about the Indian Visa on our website.

  26. Some genuinely wonderful information, Glad I discovered this. I must say that you’ve done a superb job with this. And i am glad reading your article. Best of luck for the next! Please visit my web site Best Hedge Trimming Christchurch service provider.

  27. Hey what a great post and believe me I have been looking for this type of post since last one week and hardly came across this. Thank you very much ... Many people ask for visa requirements for Turkey, You can read all Turkey entry requirements via our Turkey visa website.

  28. It is good to hear that your store is now expanding to new locations. I have been a patron of Fantastic Eyes because of all the wonderful work that you guys do.write my paper for me I hope that this expansion move of yours will turn out to be successful. I will definitely go and see this new store of yours

  29. I went shopping and bought everything glitzy. We purchased from toy shops online hair ties, coloured gel, bubbles, crayons for the tub, lip gloss, nail paint, polish remover, brushes, and a large loofah. A little girl's ultimate glam kit, this was destined to be.


Back to Top