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[7 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 339 views]
Tutorial: Shark-Bitten Flip-Flop Wreath

Crafty Shark Week, everybody! Make a cute poolside sign that says “Beware: Shark Infested Waters” and is made out of dollar store flip-flops that look like they’ve survived a shark attack! This wreath would be cute for a kids’ bathroom or nautical-themed bedroom too.

I was inspired to make this shark-bitten flip-flop wreath by a Shark Party Idea post I saw on Chickabug (who found it …

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[19 May 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,821 views]
Tutorial: Springy Owl Wreath

So the question is, whooo’s ready for spring (or maybe summer)? Well this feathered little friend sure is! You can make your own spring owl wreath like the one you see here, using less than $5 in dollar store materials. This wreath is perfect for the owl lover in your life, and is a great way to get in the spring spirit.
Project Materials:

Grapevine wreath, $1
Owl …

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[18 May 2014 | No Comment | 745 views]
Make a Garden Hose Wreath

This year at my house it is time to invest in a new hose.  The old one still looks fine, but as soon as you turn it on it shoots up a fountain-like leak.  Know the feeling?  Feel bad about throwing that old hose in the trash?  Jill from Create.Craft.Love. has an idea for you!  She turned an old hose into a lovely spring wreath …

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[31 Mar 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,858 views]
Make a Mesh Flower Spring Wreath with Dollar General

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine.

After what was the most brutal winter in memory, I am so totally ready for green grass and flowers! So when the folks at Dollar General started putting the spring-y merchandise on the shelf I swooped down on it, hunting for a good way to add a little bit of seasonal color …

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[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 4,825 views]
Make a Flower Pot Wreath

The other day as I was wandering through Dollar Tree I noticed that the flower pots are back on the shelf, including their 3-packs of itty-bitty terra cotta pots. They’re a bit on the small side for most plants, so what else can you do with them?  I think they would be perfect for making this fabulous wreath by Robin at All Things Heart & …

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[1 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,239 views]
Make a Mardi Gras Bead Wreath

Mardi Gras is coming up in a few days!  We love a good Fat Tuesday celebration, and our favorite part (of course) is the beads.  We’ve seen lots of amazing Mardi Gras bead crafts over the years, and many of them come from our creative pal Aunt Peaches.  If we had a who-loves-Mardi-Gras-beads-more contest, she’d probably win.  Last year she used some of her bead …

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[4 Feb 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,981 views]
Tutorial: Valentine’s Day Dollar Store Wreath

I decided I wanted a Valentine’s Day wreath this year.  I’ve never been a big wreath person, but Pinterest can change a girl.  I wasn’t sure exactly how my wreath would look, I just knew I wanted it to be big, bold, and red.
I headed to Dollar Tree and just started picking up red Valentine items that “spoke” to me.  I liked the sparkly garland, …

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[30 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 3,140 views]
10 Stash-Busting Valentine’s Day Wreaths

Need a Valentine’s Day wreath to decorate your front door? These beautiful wreaths use recycled material to save a little money without sacrificing even an ounce of cuteness.

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[31 Dec 2013 | One Comment | 1,487 views]
Make a Leather Leaf Wreath

This tutorial is billed as a Christmas project, but I think it would be great any time of the year – personally, the shades of green make me think of spring!  Elena at Tuts+ made this one from leather that she purchase specifically for crafting, but you could also use an old leather garment to cut your leaves – it’s a great way to give …

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[22 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | 2,465 views]
Tutorial: Candy Cane Heart Wreath

You know what I love more than candy canes? Fake candy canes! I used candy cane ornaments to create a cute heart candy cane wreath for just a few bucks. I love how cheerful this wreath is! You can use it as-is or add it to another wreath as an embellishment.
The dollar store usually sells fake candy cane ornaments each holiday season, and they come …