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[27 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 358 views]
Tutorial: Simple Holiday Sign

The other day I found some little chalkboards at Dollar Tree and I knew that they had great potential for making some kind of signs. So I dug into my stash and found some embellishments to dress it up and turn it into a simple sign for the holidays! You could also use this same technique to make signs for all kinds of …

$5 and Under, Food Crafts, Headline, Holiday Crafts »

[26 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 352 views]
Make Snowman on a Stick Treats

You need cute holiday treats for your kid’s class or a holiday gathering, but baking isn’t exactly your strongest skill.  Think you are going to have to resign yourself to buying those slice-and-bake sugar cookie logs?  Think again!  These snowmen on a stick Based on an idea she saw elsewhere, Randi from Dukes and Dutchessses made a couple of alterations to the materials – and you can …

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[25 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 1,379 views]
Make Melted Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments

Peppermint candies are a classic, and their color scheme lends itself well to the holidays.  Shae from Hello Homebody recognized that potential and melted a handful of candies into these fun ornaments!  While red and white is the most common color combo for these candies, they also come in green and white.  You could also experiment with other candies, using cinnamon candies to make solid …

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[24 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 620 views]
Haul Video:  Heather’s Halloween Dollar Tree Haul 2014

You know we are huge Dollar Tree fans around here, and we are especially fond of holidays there because they always have tons of cool stuff!  A new Dollar Tree just opened near my house (exciting!) so of course I had to go check it out.  Want to see what I got?  Watch the video to check out my haul and hear my ideas for …

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[23 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 1,826 views]
10 Shrinky Dinks That Will Make You Rethink Shrinky Dinks

When you picture Shrinky Dinks, do you remember the cheesy kid crafts that you did in the 80s? Shrinky Dink crafts have come a long way, baby! Check out these totally modern Shrinky Dink ideas!

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[23 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 447 views]
7 Spooky DIYs… and my new book! #ThursDIY

Happy #ThursDIY kids! I have seven spooky DIYs for you today — all here to help you celebrate Halloween and Dia de los Muertos! If you have any fun ideas, be sure to tag them with #ThursDIY and share them on Twitter, Facebook (in my DollarStoreCrafts’ Best Ideas FB Group!), or Instagram! Check out what we have today:

Gorgeous Dia de los Muertos makeup by Cathy …

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[22 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 464 views]
Tutorial: Dia de Los Muertos Eye Mask

I love to sleep as long as possible in the morning, but as soon as the sun comes in my bedroom window I find myself wide awake. Know the feeling? Want to sneak in a few more minutes of shut-eye? Then an eye mask will be your best friend! I found one at the dollar store but it wasn’t quite my …