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[9 May 2016 | One Comment | 573 views]
Make a Geometric Desk Container

Geometric patterns are all the rage in decor these days. Want to get in on the action? Over at Drawn to DIY you can find the instructions for this cute grid desk caddy. Believe it or not, this started out as a dollar store suet bird feeder! The post also includes a couple of other clever ideas for different ways to make over the same …

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[6 May 2016 | One Comment | 1,198 views]
Make Clothespin Trivets

Am I the only one who has an overabundance of clothespins around my house? I bought a giant package of them a few years ago and I think it turned out to be a lifetime supply! They’re great for crafting because they are so readily available on the cheap. What can you do with them? Well, Allison from Dream A Little Bigger used some to …

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[2 May 2016 | Comments Off on Easy Watercolor Quote Art – Even If You’re Not Artistic | 1,116 views]
Easy Watercolor Quote Art – Even If You’re Not Artistic

Watercolors are trending and popular right now, and while painting a great watercolor painting can be tricky, this watercolor quote art is not tricky at all! Well, there is a trick to it, but anyone can do it, and make gorgeous watercolor wall art. I share my how-to (including a video demonstrating everything) over at eBay, so hop over there to find out how easy …

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[29 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Fun Outdoor Water Play Ideas for Kids (with Dollar Store Supplies) | 946 views]
Fun Outdoor Water Play Ideas for Kids (with Dollar Store Supplies)

If your kids are like mine, you hear the phrase “I’m bored!” waaaay too often! When that happens, I either kick my kids outside, or let them do a chore to alleviate the boredom, but here are some great water play ideas that will occupy them for quite awhile outside! Get all the instructions for Bubble Snakes, a Pool Noodle Sprinkler, and a Magic Plastic …

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[21 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on 16 Ways to Save Kids’ Worn Out Clothes | 678 views]
16 Ways to Save Kids’ Worn Out Clothes

Face it, kids are hard on clothes. Some clothes get stained, or ripped way before they are totally worn out. Here are 16 ideas for saving kids clothes that I have personally done myself — I can stand behind these ideas! Check out my full article at eBay: [how to save worn out kids clothes]

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[20 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Make Envelopes from Recycled Magazine Pages | 972 views]
Make Envelopes from Recycled Magazine Pages

I am a huge fan of making new crafts out of things I would otherwise recycle or throw away. Check out these pretty DIY envelopes I made from an old catalog! You can use recycled magazine pages, scrapbooking paper, or just about any other pretty paper to make your own envelopes, too! Find my instructions for making these envelopes at Live.Craft.Love: [DIY Envelopes from Recycled …

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[19 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on 3 Charming Crafts to Make from Recycled Cans | 1,095 views]
3 Charming Crafts to Make from Recycled Cans

Don’t recycle your cans, reuse them! These charming ideas take cans destined for the recycling bin and transform them into adorable decorations that are perfect for Mother’s Day, party or wedding decorations, or hostess gifts. Find instructions for all three crafts in my article at eBay: [recycled can crafts]

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[8 Apr 2016 | One Comment | 670 views]
Make Perler Bead Butterflies

As a child of the 80s, perler beads will always hold a very special place in my crafty heart. Over at Room to Grow, see how you can use a heart-shaped perler bead pattern and a wooden clothespin to make these cute butterflies that are the perfect project for spring! You could even make a whole collection of them and string them ¬†up as a …

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[4 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Dollar Store Push Light Makeover | 646 views]
Dollar Store Push Light Makeover

You’ve probably seen the push lights that Dollar Tree carries – they are cute, but plain. So Megan at Homemade Ginger decided to give hers a little more personality! Using her techniques with different colors and patterns, there are so many possibilities for dressing up these little lights. How will you decorate yours? [dollar store push light makeover directions]
Project estimate:

Push light, $1
Masking tape, on hand …

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[1 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Make No Sew Felt Crowns | 376 views]
Make No Sew Felt Crowns

These fabric crowns are such a simple no-sew project that your little princes and princesses can create their own with minimal assistance! Jess at Let’s Do Something Crafty shares just how easy it is to whip these up yourself! It’s a great way to use up random odds and ends of supplies – put out a pile of embellishments and let your littles go wild! …