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[22 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 124 views]
Make a Floral Balloon Photo Backdrop

Got a party coming up any time soon? A photo backdrop is a great addition to any celebration! Sarah Johnson made this colorful backdrop out of balloons and fresh flowers, and it would be perfect for everything from weddings to birthday parties to family reunions! Built on a chicken wire framework, this project can also be customized to fit any size wall. [how to make a …

$10 and Beyond, Headline, supplies »

[15 May 2016 | One Comment | 1,015 views]
How to Make an Art Journal from a Dollar Store Notebook

Want to start art journaling, but don’t have a lot of money to invest? Over at eBay, I have written instructions for how to make an art journal out of a notebook (or book or coloring book) from the dollar store. The process is easy, and a lot cheaper than buying a brand new blank art journal. Find out how to make your own art …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline »

[5 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Geometric Painted Wood Wreath | 604 views]
Make a Geometric Painted Wood Wreath

Wreaths are the best craft – easy to make, infinitely variable, and when you’re done, you have a cool decoration to adorn your home or your front door. Over at Live.Craft.Love, I posted instructions for how to make this eye-catching geometric wreath that is made by painting wooden circles with hand-mixed shades of acrylic paint. Set aside an evening or a crafternoon to make this …

$10 and Beyond, Fashion, Headline »

[18 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Make an Alarm Clock Purse | 550 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 …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Garden Crafts, Headline »

[23 Feb 2016 | One Comment | 1,040 views]
Make a Gardening Themed Bouquet

Give your favorite gardener the gift of an adorable gardening-themed bouquet made completely from things you can buy at the dollar store. Customize this bouquet however you want: with your favorite flowers, colors, and seed packets. Find my instructions here: [gardening themed bouquet]
Project Materials:

Terra cotta pots, 2 for $1
Floral foam, 2 for $1
2 floral stems, $2
3 seed packets, $.75
Gardening gloves, $1
Pencils or bamboo skewers, $1 …

$10 and Beyond, Accessories, Decor, Headline »

[1 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on 2 Colorful Craft Projects for Spring | 1,531 views]
2 Colorful Craft Projects for Spring

I’ve been busy bringing color to the gray days of winter with my two projects for the Live.Craft.Love blog – DIY Wooden Geometric Wall Art and a Bungee Bling Necklace. Do you need to add some color to your days too? Go check these projects out!

DIY Wooden Geometric Wall Art
I love these wooden canvases – I have been using them for all kinds of fun …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[14 Dec 2015 | 2 Comments | 884 views]
Tutorial: Faux Succulent Sleigh Holiday Centerpieces

This is one of those ideas that just came together serendipitously, and I love how these little succulent-filled sleighs turned out. Ever since they started selling faux succulents in the floral department at Dollar Tree I’ve been keeping an eye out for things I could fill with them. Over the course of the summer I kept coming across little sleigh-shaped baskets, and I knew they’d …

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[14 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Hazelnut Fall Wreath | 991 views]
Make a Hazelnut Fall Wreath

You’ve probably seen plenty of acorns incorporated into fall crafts, but what about other nuts? At the blog Mad in Home, Cecile shared her tutorial for making this gorgeous hazelnut wreath. I hadn’t thought to use hazelnuts this way, and now my brain is churning about all the other great fall looks they could achieve! (Not gonna lie – also thinking about eating all of …

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[16 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Skeleton Hand Halloween Wreath | 1,839 views]
Make a Skeleton Hand Halloween Wreath

Give spooky a sophisticated twist with this skeleton hand wreath!  Vanessa from Tried & True gave the plastic hands a visual upgrade with the help of some metallic sliver spray paint.  It’s amazing what a big difference you can make with a little paint!  We also love that the center of her wreath is a chalkboard, allowing you to customize and change the sentiment on …

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[20 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 139,703 views]
Tutorial: American Flag Bandana Wreath

It’s always a good time for showing off your patriotic pride! Whether you use it to display for patriotic holidays, you show it in support of a national sports team, or you just want to add a bit of red, white, and blue to your decor, this American flag inspired bandana wreath is a fabulous way to dress up any wall or door.