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[8 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 605 views]
Tutorial: Button Shamrock Pin

St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching – steer clear of those pinching fingers by wearing this cute shamrock pin!  Dig into your button jar and try this great stashbusting project; once you master the technique, you can also use it to make all kinds of other shapes as well!

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[4 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 771 views]
Tutorial: Fairy Dust Necklace

Have you seen the adorable little bottles of nail art glitter at Dollar Tree?  They have loops on the tops that make them just beg to be turned into necklaces!  This is a great craft for kids, tweens, and teens, and would be a great activity for a birthday party or sleepover. 

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[3 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 869 views]
Tutorial: Mini Easter Wreath

Dollar Tree is a great place to find inexpensive styrofoam pieces for crafting.  I like to stock up on the egg shapes when Easter is here.  I combined several small styrofoam pieces to make an adorable mini wreath for Easter.  This would be cute on a dorm door, in a window, on an office bulletin board, or any other small space that could use some …

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[2 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 999 views]
Make Upcycled Plastic Bottle Organizers

Whether you need to organize your desk, your craft studio, or your bathroom vanity, there are a ton of ways you could incorporate these fun, colorful containers!  Courtney from A Little Craft In Your Day made these out of colorful plastic bottles from the dollar store.  They’re an inexpensive way to add a personal touch to your space in a practical, functional manner.  [how to make …

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[1 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 459 views]
Make a Glow in the Dark Penguin Family Portrait

Whether your are looking for a fun project to do with your kids or you need a fun gift idea for another family, everyone is sure to love these adorable penguins.  The project also has a secret – it glows in the dark!  It would make a super cute gift for Christmas, housewarming, or even to celebrate a new addition to the family.  [how to make …

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[28 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 1,261 views]
Tutorial:  Bath Time Soap Animals

I got the inspiration for this craft watching Shark Tank. The creators were looking for investors. They now sell for $14.95 and work about the same way as the ones I created.

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[26 Feb 2015 | One Comment | 928 views]
10 Pretty Garlands to Add Color to Your Life

Who says that garlands are just for parties? We have garland up in the foyer at our house year-round, and the other day my husband asked me if I’d like to make some more garland to hang in our kitchen. Garland and bunting are so great at bringing color into a room and covering a big space. Great for budget decorating, when you don’t have the time to make a lot of art pieces or money to buy them. Whip up some garland, and you’re all good.

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[25 Feb 2015 | 5 Comments | 2,318 views]
Tutorial:  DIY Tinted Lip Balm

Need to moisturize your lips but also want a touch of color? Turn regular lip balm into tinted lip balm! Check out how easy it is to DIY it in any shade you want using stuff from the dollar store. Your lips will feel great and look great, all for just a couple bucks. Watch the how-to video below, or keep scrolling for written …

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[24 Feb 2015 | 3 Comments | 507 views]
Tutorial: Personalized Superhero Drinking Glasses

Sharpie mugs are all the rage, but I’ve heard so many stories about the ink smearing off that I decided to avoid that Pinterest trend.  Instead, I decided to try glass paint markers instead.  I used them to turn my son into a superhero, and make him a personalized drinking glass.  This was such a fun, easy project that I can’t wait to make more!

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[22 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 248 views]
Make a Dress Up Crown from Old Jeans

What do you do when you have worn out a pair of jeans? If you’re like me, you put them in a basket for future crafting purposes . If you’re even more like me, you might have a few pairs in that basket but no solid plan, ahem. Clean out your scrap basket by turning old denim and scraps into this cute play crown from Creative …