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[25 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 235 views]
Make Pink Lemonade Body Scrub

I have been having so much fun making body scrubs lately. As soon as I use one jar up, I get to make a new jar, using all new colors and flavor ideas. I took a walk down my dollar store food aisle looking for inspiration, and I found packets of drink mix to use in my latest body scrub. I present to you Pink …

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[24 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 389 views]
Make Glitter Witch Hats From Dollar Store Stuff

When you don’t have a lot of money, but you need to have a lot of Halloween style, make your own wee witch hats from dollar store stuff, just like The Dollar Diva did! Check out her clever witch hat craft over here: [make Halloween witch hats]
Project Materials:

Party hats, $1
Party plates, $1
Spray paint, on hand or $1
Glitter, on hand or $1
Glue, on hand

Total: $2 and …

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[14 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 526 views]
Make Spiced Apple Cider Sugar Scrub

I have recently fallen in love with homemade sugar scrubs. Over the summer, I have made several batches of DIY body scrub using items from my kitchen pantry, and things I’ve found at the dollar store. This week, I’m ready to join the fall festivities, and I’ve mixed up a batch of Spiced Apple Cider Sugar Scrub. I tested it out this morning, and I …

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[9 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Easy Dollar Store Metallic Modern Vase | 759 views]
Easy Dollar Store Metallic Modern Vase

Looking for a quick and easy modern centerpiece that won’t break the bank? Check out this wonderful find: Modern Metallic Centerpieces. This project is perfect for holiday decorating, or for adding a bit of glamour to a wedding, a shower, or maybe even your work cubicle. Find glass cylindrical vases at the dollar store, and transform them into sleek and modern metallic print vases, with …

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[8 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Copper Pumpkins Fall Centerpiece | 751 views]
Copper Pumpkins Fall Centerpiece

When it comes to dollar store crafting, spray paint is one of the best tools you have to transform dollar store materials into pretty home decor accents that look much more expensive! I love this fall centerpiece that takes humble dollar store pumpkin pails into an upscale home decor element. This great project was found at Up to Date Interiors, so hop over and check …

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[6 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Chic Bandanna Pillow Covers | 578 views]
Make Chic Bandanna Pillow Covers

Bandannas are a great craft material – inexpensive, colorful, and printed with those great designs! I love this quick and easy project I found over at Heathered Nest: cute Bandanna Pillows. You can find bandannas at the dollar store, Walmart, or online for $1 or less. (Also, I love the room design that goes with these pillows, so be sure to click through and check …

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[4 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Your Own Spa Bath Salts | 435 views]
Make Your Own Spa Bath Salts

Bath salts are a key component of the spa experience, but did you know how easy it is to make your own? I found Epsom salts at my local dollar store, and added a couple additional ingredients to make a delicately-scented spa-style bath salts at a fraction of the price to buy them at a department store. I posted my recipe and instructions over at …

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[3 Sep 2016 | One Comment | 736 views]
Make Aspen Tree Wall Art

Make your own Aspen Tree-inspired wall art with a few supplies, then your fall and winter decorating is done! This tutorial is by Jennifer of TheCraftPatchBlog, and I just love how it turned out (and how she styled her couch, with the buffalo check pillows and the knit/crochet pillows) — so cozy! Find out how to make the Aspen Wall Art here, at Crafts Unleashed: …

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[31 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make Coconut-Lime Sugar Scrub from Dollar Store Stuff | 443 views]

I just used this Coconut-Lime Sugar Scrub, and can I brag? I smell delicious! I found almost all the ingredients for this sugar scrub at my local dollar store, and it takes just minutes to put together. Now that I use sugar scrubs in the shower, I can skip using moisturizing lotion when I get out of the shower. Plus, I smell like dessert. To …

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[11 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Make Foam Fruit Stamps | 474 views]
Make Foam Fruit Stamps

Citrus fruit is a fun and timeless print for summer. Make your own citrus-themed stamps using craft foam with this easy tutorial from Tattooed Martha! Add this motif to fabric, wrapping paper, or any other surface that you can think of to stamp. You can also use this method to make other DIY stamp shapes! [how to make foam fruit stamps]
Project estimate:

Craft foam, on hand or …