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[26 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 370 views]
Make a Pumpkin… Out of Toilet Paper?

This is a clever idea! Use a toilet paper roll as a base to make a cute fall pumpkin, perfect for your harvest decor. You just need ribbon and a twig from your yard to complete the look. I posted instructions over in my column at eBay, so go check it out: [toilet paper pumpkin]

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[25 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 237 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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[23 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 404 views]
Make Tiny Owl Wreaths

Looking for a cheap and easy holiday craft? Here’s a tiny owl wreath that is simple enough for kids to make, and cute enough to tie onto a package or hang on your locker. I used all dollar store materials for this craft, including the cute owl stickers and the pretty ribbon. Find out how to make these in my column over at eBay: [how …

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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 | 738 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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[2 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Easy Watercolor Quote Wall Art | 538 views]
Make Easy Watercolor Quote Wall Art

Watercolor is so pretty, and very trendy right now. Over at the MyPrintly blog, I have shared a very easy way to make your own watercolor art, even if you have no idea what you are doing! So find your favorite inspirational quote and check out how to make it: [easy watercolor quotes art]

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[30 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Trendy Geometric Tote Bag from Potatoes! | 261 views]
Make a Trendy Geometric Tote Bag from Potatoes!

Did you know there is a handy craft supply lurking in your kitchen pantry? That’s right, it’s the lowly potato. Turn a couple of potatoes into stamps for a cute geometric tote bag. This project is quick, easy, and inexpensive. I’ve shared it over at Live.Craft.Love, so check out my tutorial: [Potato Stamped Geometric Tote]
Supplies Needed:

Canvas tote bag, $1 and up
Potatoes, on hand
Large knife, on …

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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 …

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[28 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on 5 Minute French Vanilla Cappuccino Sugar Scrub | 731 views]
5 Minute French Vanilla Cappuccino Sugar Scrub

I have recently fallen in love with creating DIY salt and sugar scrubs with ingredients from the dollar store. They are quick and easy to make, but I was REALLY sold as soon as I used one of these scrubs in the shower. Now I can’t take a shower without using one of my custom scrubs, and I smell DELICIOUS! If you are a coffee …

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[27 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Paper Ice Cream Cone Banner | 516 views]
Make a Paper Ice Cream Cone Banner

Every summer party needs ice cream, right? Make this cool treat the star of the show with an adorable ice cream cone banner! Kimberly at Bugaboo City created a free pattern that you can download to make your own. If you are a scrapbooker or enjoy other paper crafts, you probably¬†even have enough odds and ends in your scrap pile to make at least a …