$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline »

[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 368 views]
Make Placemat Wrapped Vases

You’ve probably never thought of those plastic-y placemats as fashionable décor, but Desiree at The 36th Avenue is about to change your perception -  she used some of them to make these snazzy vase covers!  It’s a simple yet high-impact project, and you can use any cylindrical vase or other container for the project.  (Don’t throw away your next empty oatmeal container, it’ll look fab with …

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[20 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 564 views]
Make Reverse Stenciled Sharpie Ceramics

Here is a new take on the ol’ Sharpie-on-ceramics craft!  Becky at U Create used vinyl decals as a reverse stencil, masking off an area and then going crazy with markers.  This is an all-ages craft; her stippling technique seen here gives sophisticated results, but this is also a great crafts for kids, as you can see with the other examples of this project you’ll …

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[19 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,028 views]
Make Woven Yarn Bangles

Weaving is hot, hot, hot right now.  We’re not really ones to jump on every passing bandwagon, but if this is what the technique’s latest incarnation looks like, count us in!  Cintia at My Poppet wove simple patterns into these yarn-wrapped bangles, giving them a cozy character that will be great for fall!  This is a fabulous way to use up odds and ends of scrap …

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[18 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 718 views]
Make an Aromatherapy Neck Pillow from a Sock

Everyone needs a little “me” time sometimes.  Can’t get away for a spa day?  You can at least pretend!  Over at Happy Hour Projects, Adrianne shares how she made this aromatherapy neck pillow out of a sock, and it’s just the thing you need for a few minutes of relaxation!  It’s a great project for those odd socks, or pick up a colorful pair from the …

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[17 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 2,031 views]
10 Refashioned Tank Tops for the Dog Days

Holy summer, y’all! It’s been in the 90s here in Atlanta for pretty much a month straight. Sleeves are just not happening. You would have to be a mad woman to sport sleeves in this weather. Luckily, you don’t have to. Here are 10 DIY ways to get your tank top on.

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[16 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 755 views]
Ultimate Summer S’mores Party Idea

Stacy from Fancy Shanty is with us again today to share another phenomenal food post!
One of our favorite summer bucket list activities to do is make s’mores, but we don’t make your ordinary s’mores. Oh no! It’s either go big or go home when it comes to s’more making at our house, and today I’m sharing our Ultimate Summer S’mores Party Ideas, so you too …

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[15 Jul 2014 | 5 Comments | 1,428 views]
Tutorial: Emergency Candy Bottles

I’m a big fan of Margot Potter’s creative work, and she recently published a tutorial for an adorable candy vial necklace charm.  I thought the idea was so cute that I wanted to make my own version.  Rather than a wearable piece, I designed mine to be a cute little gift, or even a party favor.

Project estimate:

Colored Glass Bottle, 2 for $1.77
Non pareils, on hand or …