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[6 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 742 views]
Tutorial: Faux Tie Dye Tote Bag

A while back I bought a canvas tote bag at a local discount store – it was a plain white bag of a nice size, and it was cheap, so I picked it up with no particular plans for it, but knowing that it would make a good project.  A few weeks later I got a new laptop, and discovered that the tote bag was …

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[1 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 1,097 views]
Make Yarn and Cardboard Tube Bracelets

There are so many things to love about these bright and funky bracelets by Michelle at MollyMoo – they’re made from recycled materials and scraps, they look really fabulous, and they offer a great opportunity for motor skills and pattern making lessons with the kiddos!  This would be a great project for a scout group, a sleepover, or other such occasions.  And they turn out …

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[29 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 641 views]
Make Glitter Spider Pins

You know that around here we love our silicone ice cube tray crafts. So when I spotted a new one with spiders and spiderwebs on the shelf at Dollar Tree in this year’s Halloween selections, I got a little giddy – especially when I had the idea to pour the spiders with two contrasting colors of glittery resin! I’ve used these kind of ice cube …

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[22 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 2,673 views]
Make a Spiderweb Hat

Halloween spookiness meets old Hollywood glamour with this fun DIY spiderweb hat from Angie at Little Inspiration!  All it takes is a little strategically twisted wire.  Dollar Tree often carries floral wire in several assorted colors, and you can also find it inexpensively at most craft stores in an even wider variety of colors.  You could even take it a step father and use tulle …

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[19 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 761 views]
Make a Button Bracelet

Buttons, buttons, buttons.  Every crafter has them laying around somewhere, right?  Over the years I have inherited several jars worth of them – more than I will ever conceivably need for garment making or repair purposes.  So, what can you do with all of those extras?  Johanna Rundel turned some brightly colored buttons into this cute, stretchy bracelet!  The instructions are in German, but the …

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[18 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 2,644 views]
10 Upcycled Scarf Ideas for Fall

The official first day of fall is only a few days away! That means it’s time for tights, boots, and scarves! If you could use a new scarf or two in your fall wardrobe, try one of these upcycled scarf ideas to create one on the cheap.

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[28 Aug 2014 | Comments Off | 8,219 views]
10 Ways to Make Your Own Wallet

Need a new wallet? I always have a hard time buying new wallets, because I feel like by the time I pay for the wallet, I have no money left to go inside of it. Solve that little problem by making your own!

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[9 Aug 2014 | 5 Comments | 753 views]
Tutorial: Soft Shark Flip-Flops

While shopping at Dollar Tree for my Crafty Shark Week projects, I saw these stuffed animal sharks and decided that I really needed to make them into funny flip-flops. I think “flip-flops” is my Shark theme this year (see my flip-flop wreath and my flip-flop shark sculpture!). This is a quick and easy craft that you can make using stuff from the dollar store. Not …

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[8 Aug 2014 | Comments Off | 2,646 views]
9 Fun DIYs to Do This Weekend

Hear ye, hear ye! Here are some fun summer DIYs to do this weekend:

1. Mini Book Pendant via Debi’s Design Diary
Squee! So cute! We love tiny things!

2. Golden Storage via Crafty Chica
Because your craft supplies deserve it!

3. DIY Bookshelf Dollhouse via Cathie and Steve for Mod Podge
Turn an IKEA bookshelf into a dollhouse? Yes, please! Check out all of Rhonda’s dollhouse tutorials for fun furnishings …

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[4 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 461 views]
Tutorial: Easy Shark Pin

Shark-y accessories are fun no matter your age – and this one is really easy!  I love crafts using all the little wooden shapes they sell at the craft store, and I think that using these little round discs gives this shark a Pac Man-ish look.  There are a bunch of ways you could vary this project to make it as simple or as complex …