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[29 Nov 2015 | No Comment | 104 views]
Make a DIY Pinecone Wreath

Here’s a stunning and cheap Christmas decor craft you can make with stuff from the dollar store, or gathered from your yard: a Pinecone Wreath. I found this amazing idea over at the Consumer Crafts Blog, Crafts Unleashed. You can also find the instructions in ConsumerCrafts.com’s holiday lookbook, that contains ideas and great craft supplies for discounted prices! [instructions for pinecone wreath]
You can also find …

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[28 Nov 2015 | No Comment | 75 views]
Make Rope and Tassel Baskets

These boho-chic rop baskets look like something you might see in a fancy boutique, but they are actually a very cheap and easy DIY! Over at I Heart Organizing, Aniko shares the how-to for this simple project, which uses just a couple of basic supplies. All you need it rope, hot glue, yarn, and a little patience! 

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[14 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Hazelnut Fall Wreath | 627 views]
Make a Hazelnut Fall Wreath

You’ve probably seen plenty of acorns incorporated into fall crafts, but what about other nuts? At the blog Mad in Home, Cecile shared her tutorial for making this gorgeous hazelnut wreath. I hadn’t thought to use hazelnuts this way, and now my brain is churning about all the other great fall looks they could achieve! (Not gonna lie – also thinking about eating all of …

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[4 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make Realistic Painted Dollar Store Leaves | 1,002 views]
Make Realistic Painted Dollar Store Leaves

We love using fake floral items from the dollar store, but sometimes they look so, well…. fake. But that doesn’t have to be the case! Michelle at The Painted Hinge took some dollar store leaves to the next level with a clever paint treatment that makes them look so much more real. Use these on their own as table scatter, or work them into your other …

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[19 Oct 2015 | One Comment | 1,197 views]
Make Denim Leaf Baskets

When I go thrift shopping, I am always on the lookout for inexpensive clothing items that I can reuse in other projects. I quite often see colorful jeans, and as much as I love a colorful wardrobe, it seems like most of the non-blue jeans that end up at Goodwill are also in not-so-flattering-or-modern styles. So cutting them up for a craft project is doing …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[28 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 992 views]
Tutorial: Candy Corn Inspired Candles

A couple of weeks ago I was at the store and came across an endcap of clearance crafts supplies, including some DecoArt Americana Chalky Finish paint for 92 cents a bottle.  SCORE!  The colors I found are called delicate (yellow), inheritance (orange), and everlasting (white), and I knew immediately I wanted to use them to create a muted, subtle version of candy corn colors.
But should I …

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[24 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 1,159 views]
Make Medusa Head Wall Art

As a Halloween decorator, my tastes tend to run a little toward the macabre, but with a bit of sophistication.  So when I saw this fun Medusa head wall art from Jennifer Perkins, I swooned a bit!  Hers is made using some dimensional wall art that she found at a thrift shop, but you could also use a painting.  This project is just one element of …

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[22 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 886 views]
Make a Crepe Paper Halloween Wreath

If your Halloween decorating tastes run in the spooky-yet-sophisticated category, then this is a project you must see!  Over at Live Craft Love, Laura made this showstopping wreath out of unexpectedly simple materials – recycled cardboard and crepe paper streamers!  The texture of the crepe paper gives it a bit of extra spookiness – for a different look you could also try this technique with …

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[21 Sep 2015 | 41 Comments | 1,088 views]
Burlap Ribbon Milk Bottle Vase And a Giveaway

Today I have shared a very special (and simple!) tutorial for creating these cute vases made of milk bottles (or recycled coffee bottles), using pretty burlap ribbon and baker’s twine. I’ve posted the tutorial for making these cute DIY fall decorations over at Ribbon Resource so go check it out! [DIY Burlap Ribbon Vases]
But stay for the GIVEAWAY!
Actually, there are TWO giveaways!

Go enter to win …

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[18 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Paper Plate Holder Jack-o-Lantern | 1,422 views]
Make a Paper Plate Holder Jack-o-Lantern

If you spend much time in thrift stores or going to yard sales, you have probably seen a bajillion wicker paper plate holders.  Next time you see them, grab ’em and make some of these cute Jack-o-lanterns by Sarah at Sadie Seasongoods.  And if you find a whole stack pf plate holders, you can cut out all kinds of different faces to make a fun …