Unless you live in one of the 25 coolest apartment buildings on the planet, chances are you're lacking in the design department. You can get apartment decorating tips from some experts, or you can roll up your sleeves and get the job done yourself. Aside from the fact that you get to cut down on costs, you also get one-of-a-kind results that you put your blood, sweat, and tears into. Of course some of us don’t have the time or energy to commit to a home improvement project, so you can check out 10 places to buy cheap furniture if you’re lazy. But for the individuals that aren’t afraid of a challenge, we’ve compiled a guide for How To Make Awesome Furniture on a Budget. Afterwards, check out our design hacks for the office and Ikea furniture.