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[23 Feb 2016 | One Comment | 992 views]
Make a Gardening Themed Bouquet

Give your favorite gardener the gift of an adorable gardening-themed bouquet made completely from things you can buy at the dollar store. Customize this bouquet however you want: with your favorite flowers, colors, and seed packets. Find my instructions here: [gardening themed bouquet]
Project Materials:

Terra cotta pots, 2 for $1
Floral foam, 2 for $1
2 floral stems, $2
3 seed packets, $.75
Gardening gloves, $1
Pencils or bamboo skewers, $1 …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline »

[17 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make Ink Splatter Votive Holders | 566 views]
Make Ink Splatter Votive Holders

If you are in the market for plain glass candle holders, the dollar store has got you covered. But what if you want something a little more colorful? Check out these splatter-y votive holders from Sara at Bitz & Giggles, who used alcohol inks to add a funky pop of color to some plain glass vessels. You can also use this technique with mason jars, …

$1 and Free, Decor, Headline »

[10 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Glass Bottle Vase Garland | 1,166 views]
Make a Glass Bottle Vase Garland

Are you longing for spring? Bring a little life and color to your decor with this bottle vase garland! Inspired by a similar piece she saw for sale online, Patti from Garden Matter decided to whip up a DIY version. She used bottles that she found on sale at the craft store, but you could also use old bottles from thrift stores or dig into …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, High Concept »

[8 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make Recycled Can Candles | 557 views]
Make Recycled Can Candles

If you are like me, you probably have an overflowing recycling bin pretty much all the time – if it’s recyclable, it never goes in the trash! That means I also have a fairly unlimited source of craft supplies. Dig into your recycling bin and make these gorgeous candles by Lindsey at Lindsey Crafter. If you like to save all of your odds and ends …

$10 and Beyond, Accessories, Decor, Headline »

[1 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on 2 Colorful Craft Projects for Spring | 1,455 views]
2 Colorful Craft Projects for Spring

I’ve been busy bringing color to the gray days of winter with my two projects for the Live.Craft.Love blog – DIY Wooden Geometric Wall Art and a Bungee Bling Necklace. Do you need to add some color to your days too? Go check these projects out!

DIY Wooden Geometric Wall Art
I love these wooden canvases – I have been using them for all kinds of fun …

$1 and Free, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts »

[27 Jan 2016 | 2 Comments | 1,629 views]
Make a Heart Wall Hanging

We LOVE the subtle gorgeous look of this heart wall hanging, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Jesica at Classic in Gray used several different colors and textures of yarn and a simple knot-tying technique to create this look. You’ll be amazed at how little effort it takes to makes something with such a big impact! [how to make a heart wall hanging]
Project estimate:

Dowels, on hand …

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[11 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Feathers | 852 views]
Make Washi Tape Feathers

I think washi tape might be one of the most addictive craft supplies ever. Once you buy your first roll, you’re hooked, and the next thing you know you’ve got piles of tape overflowing all over your craft table. If you’re a washi addict, these pretty washi tape feathers from Stampington are a fun way to add a flourish to everything from gift wrap to …

$5 and Under, Decor, Headline, Party Crafts »

[30 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Chinese Style Paper Lanterns | 1,030 views]
Make Chinese Style Paper Lanterns

No matter what the occasion, these easy, Chinese-style paper lanterns are an inexpensive party decor option that looks spectacular! These ones from Creative Jewish Mom feature metallic embellishments that really elevate the look. These are a classic, kid-friendly project – I remember making a version of these when I was little, though mine were made out of construction paper and not quite so gorgeous as these! [how …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[14 Dec 2015 | 2 Comments | 840 views]
Tutorial: Faux Succulent Sleigh Holiday Centerpieces

This is one of those ideas that just came together serendipitously, and I love how these little succulent-filled sleighs turned out. Ever since they started selling faux succulents in the floral department at Dollar Tree I’ve been keeping an eye out for things I could fill with them. Over the course of the summer I kept coming across little sleigh-shaped baskets, and I knew they’d …

$5 and Under, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts »

[29 Nov 2015 | One Comment | 1,226 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 …