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[2 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Mixed Media Paper Star Wreath | 452 views]
Mixed Media Paper Star Wreath

Did you hear that I’m making a wreath every day? Today I made a paper collage wreath created out of  mixed media pages from one of my journals, then punched into star shapes. I love how it turned out – it has a happy, colorful quality that also evokes graffiti and found objects. If you have some scrap paper and spare art supplies, you can …

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[1 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Make a Recycled Gift Wrap Wreath | 328 views]
Make a Recycled Gift Wrap Wreath

Today I would like to show you how I took my favorite gift wrap from the holiday season and re-purposed it into a new wreath! I used stuff I got at the dollar store, and things I already had in my craft stash to make a cute and funny wreath that I’m excited to hang up in my office. Do you have extra gift wrap …

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[7 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Make Santa’s Coal Wreath | 455 views]
Make Santa’s Coal Wreath

What do you give the friend, neighbor, or co-worker who is mostly naughty (but maybe a little bit nice)? How about this funny dollar store craft: a Santa’s Coal Wreath, featuring all dollar store materials and candies. I posted the instructions over in my column at eBay: [make Santa’s Coal Wreath]
Project Materials:

Santa candy, $1
Coal candy, $1
Paper plates, $1
Red crepe paper, $1
Hot glue gun and glue …

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[7 Nov 2016 | 2 Comments | 1,305 views]
DIY Woodland Animal Origami Wreath for $2

I went a-shoppin’ at the dollar store, and I came home with 2 bucks worth of supplies to make this super cute Woodland Animal Origami wreath! This project is super easy and cute, and is currently adorning my front door. Learn how to make it for yourself: [Woodland Origami Wreath]
Supplies Needed:

Flat Christmas Wreath, $1
Woodland Animal Origami Kit, $1
Hot glue gun and glue sticks, on hand

Total …

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[26 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Pumpkin… Out of Toilet Paper? | 1,227 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 | Comments Off on Make Pink Lemonade Body Scrub | 1,636 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 | Comments Off on Make Tiny Owl Wreaths | 967 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 | 643 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 | 1,143 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 | 773 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]