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[20 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 490 views]
Make Envelopes from Recycled Magazine Pages

I am a huge fan of making new crafts out of things I would otherwise recycle or throw away. Check out these pretty DIY envelopes I made from an old catalog! You can use recycled magazine pages, scrapbooking paper, or just about any other pretty paper to make your own envelopes, too! Find my instructions for making these envelopes at Live.Craft.Love: [DIY Envelopes from Recycled …

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[19 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 533 views]
3 Charming Crafts to Make from Recycled Cans

Don’t recycle your cans, reuse them! These charming ideas take cans destined for the recycling bin and transform them into adorable decorations that are perfect for Mother’s Day, party or wedding decorations, or hostess gifts. Find instructions for all three crafts in my article at eBay: [recycled can crafts]

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[18 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 339 views]
Make an Alarm Clock Purse

Do you love the retro look? So does Morena at Morena’s Corner, who came up with this clever way to repurpose an old alarm clock! Using a clock from Goodwill and an unfinished wooden box, she created this absolutely adorable purse. If you make this for yourself you might even want to grab several clocks because as soon as your friends see it, they are …

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[11 Apr 2016 | 2 Comments | 680 views]
Make Useful Teacher’s Gifts from School Supplies

Want to show your children’s teachers that you care, by giving them useful items they actually need for their classrooms? I have shared three cute (and practical) ideas for teacher gifts over at eBay, that incorporate materials from the dollar store, and new packages of school supplies that teachers desperately need. Find my ideas and instructions here: [Three Teacher Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week]

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[8 Apr 2016 | One Comment | 506 views]
Make Perler Bead Butterflies

As a child of the 80s, perler beads will always hold a very special place in my crafty heart. Over at Room to Grow, see how you can use a heart-shaped perler bead pattern and a wooden clothespin to make these cute butterflies that are the perfect project for spring! You could even make a whole collection of them and string them ¬†up as a …

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[7 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Statement Stone Necklace | 834 views]
Make a Statement Stone Necklace

Take a few pretty focal pendants made of stone, and turn them into a pretty statement necklace. This Statement Stone Necklace takes less than an hour to make, and uses three pretty focal pendants that cost just $1 — for all THREE (from my sponsor, Fire Mountain Gems — affiliate links included in this post). I braided three chains to make a sturdy chain for …

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[4 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Dollar Store Push Light Makeover | 435 views]
Dollar Store Push Light Makeover

You’ve probably seen the push lights that Dollar Tree carries – they are cute, but plain. So Megan at Homemade Ginger decided to give hers a little more personality! Using her techniques with different colors and patterns, there are so many possibilities for dressing up these little lights. How will you decorate yours? [dollar store push light makeover directions]
Project estimate:

Push light, $1
Masking tape, on hand …