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[17 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 1,974 views]
Make DIY All-Natural Baby Wipes

It seems like these days nearly every product on the shelf at the store has some sort of chemicals added to it.  And when it comes to your precious little bundle of joy, all of those chemicals can be scary!  How do you avoid them?  One way to limit your baby’s expose to chemicals is to DIY many of the products that typically contain them.  …

$10 and Beyond, Gifts to Make, Headline, Party Crafts »

[5 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 4,995 views]
Make Dishwasher Safe Glitter Mugs

I feel like you’d be hard pressed to find a place that glitter doesn’t make everything better. Unless it’s in your food or all over your hands. But on projects? Fabulous! These are glitter mugs I made for my mom and wrote about on Creative Green Living. Not only is the glitter sealed so it doesn’t get in your food or on your hands but …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, Tutorials »

[22 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 12,212 views]
Make a DIY Spice Rack with Dollar General

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

I don't know about you, but when cabin fever starts setting in, I start to really notice all of the disorganization around my house. It's easy to ignore during warmer months when I am always out and about doing one thing or another, but when I find myself barely leaving the house …

$10 and Beyond, Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Wearable Crafts »

[17 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,443 views]
Make a Book Page Ring

Paper is one of the most amazing craft supplies there is.  No, really!  It’s inexpensive, easily accessible, and simple to manipulate in many different ways.  Take, for instance, this book page ring by Adrianne at Crafts Unleashed.  Awesome, right?  She used Hard Coat Mod Podge to seal the ring, making it durable enough to withstand day-to-day wear.  You could use any pretty papers you have on …

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

[17 Dec 2013 | 10 Comments | 5,119 views]
Tutorial: Floating Photo Ornament

You may have most of your holiday shopping done by now, but maybe you’re still looking for something special for that white elephant exchange at work, or something for that friend who is hard to shop for.  How about a unique ornament that no one else will have?
When I saw the post about these crystal balls, I was inspired to put my own photos inside …

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

[6 Dec 2013 | One Comment | 1,612 views]
Tutorial: Candy Cane Hook with FrogTape®

This post brought to you by FrogTape provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC. All opinions are 100% mine.

Check out this clever idea: making a hook out of candy canes. We made this hook out of dollar store candy canes mounted to a flooring sample from our local home improvement store, and a perfect paint job thanks to the DIY magic of FrogTape Textured Surface. Read …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, High Concept, Holiday Crafts »

[1 Dec 2013 | 3 Comments | 3,629 views]
Make Gilded Reindeer Vases

It never fails to amaze me how people come up with projects that look like pieces out of high-end catalogs which start as dollar store finds. While these festive reindeer vases might look like they came from Pottery Barn or West Elm, Cheryl from Sew Can Do actually made them using dollar store glassware and gilding supplies from Martha Stewart! The gilding sheets are a …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, High Concept »

[1 Nov 2013 | 3 Comments | 12,593 views]
Make a Makeup Compact Bubble Mirror

We love Anthro-inspired mirror projects.  (See exhibit A, exhibit B.)  This gorgeous specimen by KariAnne at Thistlewood Farms is no exception!  Taking inspiration from a $248 Anthropologie mirror, her version cost a scant $19 to create and has just as much impact even at a fraction of the price!  This idea could be used to arrange as many or as few mirrors as you want, …

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

[30 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 884 views]
Tutorial: Guard Monster Wreath

Halloween is tomorrow! (Eeep!  Are you ready?)  Luckily, you can whip up your very own guard monster to keep tricksters at bay in no time!  This wreath would also be a great decoration for a monster-themed party any time of the year.
Project estimate:

Four feather boas, $4 and up
Small wreath form, $1 and up
Two ice cream cone dog toys, $2 and up
Silver craft paint, on hand
Googly …

$10 and Beyond, Accessories, Headline, Kids, Tutorials, Wearable Crafts »

[23 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | 2,519 views]
Tutorial: Monsters University Hat and Scarf

When I walked down the cleaning supplies aisle at the dollar store, I saw these microfiber cloths that were the PERFECT monster blue and green, and I just knew I had to make them into something to celebrate my favorite monsters, Mike Wazowski and Sulley from Monsters University. Read on for instructions on how to make these simple sewing projects.

Project Materials:

2 Green microfiber cleaning cloths, …