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[22 Nov 2016 | One Comment | 1,441 views]
Make a Christmas Candy Wreath

I love the look of vintage glass ornament wreaths, but they are crazy expensive! Buy one for about $200, or source the ornaments and make it yourself. Either way, it’s not gonna be cheap! When I shared a photo of an ornament wreath I loved, my mom said “You could almost make that out of those little Christmas chocolates,” and a lightbulb went off in …

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[4 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on DIY Grape Sparkle Body Scrub Recipe | 470 views]
DIY Grape Sparkle Body Scrub Recipe

Looking for a great craft idea for a girls’ craft night out? Look no further than a DIY Body Scrub — they are easy and fun to make, such a treat for your skin, and most of all, cheap! You can find most of the ingredients for this body scrub at the dollar store, and the rest of the ingredients in your kitchen. Find instructions …

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Pink Lemonade Body Scrub | 1,151 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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[1 Sep 2016 | One Comment | 662 views]

Transform some paper and a dollar store container into a stunning paper plant, perfect for adorning your home, office cubical, or for giving to a friend with a grey thumb. This project is easy enough for children to make, but sophisticated enough to use on a craft night with your girlfriends. Find out how to make it at the very inspirational blog House That Lars …

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[31 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make Coconut-Lime Sugar Scrub from Dollar Store Stuff | 584 views]

I just used this Coconut-Lime Sugar Scrub, and can I brag? I smell delicious! I found almost all the ingredients for this sugar scrub at my local dollar store, and it takes just minutes to put together. Now that I use sugar scrubs in the shower, I can skip using moisturizing lotion when I get out of the shower. Plus, I smell like dessert. To …

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[7 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Burlap Teachers’ Gifts to Make (in less than an hour!) | 704 views]
Burlap Teachers’ Gifts to Make (in less than an hour!)

Back to school time means time to think about all those teachers we appreciate so much! Here are several burlap craft projects you can make to show your child’s teacher how much you care. Find all the instructions for these inexpensive (and fast) teacher appreciation crafts: [burlap teachers gifts to make]

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[28 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on 5 Minute French Vanilla Cappuccino Sugar Scrub | 836 views]
5 Minute French Vanilla Cappuccino Sugar Scrub

I have recently fallen in love with creating DIY salt and sugar scrubs with ingredients from the dollar store. They are quick and easy to make, but I was REALLY sold as soon as I used one of these scrubs in the shower. Now I can’t take a shower without using one of my custom scrubs, and I smell DELICIOUS! If you are a coffee …

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[26 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Creative Baby Shower Activity Idea: Hand-Drawn Quilt Blocks | 603 views]
Creative Baby Shower Activity Idea: Hand-Drawn Quilt Blocks

I attended my first coed baby shower this week (for my brother & his wife – yay for a new nephew!), and I was in charge of bringing an activity for the party. I wanted to provide a fun and creative baby shower activity that would result in a gorgeous gift for the baby, so I set up a DIY Quilt Block station and had …

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[11 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on DIY Coconut & Mint Foot Scrub Recipe | 964 views]
DIY Coconut & Mint Foot Scrub Recipe

You might have noticed I’ve become a tad bit obsessed with making body scrubs, and for good reason! One, the dollar store has a huge amount of great ingredients that make fabulous scrubs (on a budget), and two, I have never smelled so good in my whole life (I have been using all the scrubs I make for these recipes every day in the shower). …

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[3 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Make Fern Stamped Wrapping Paper | 742 views]
Make Fern Stamped Wrapping Paper

I’ve always loved the look of packages wrapped in brown paper, and it makes a great jumping-off point for lots of creative DIY gift wrap ideas. It’s the perfect time of year for this particular idea from Germany-based blogger Motte, who used a basic printmaking technique to make paper with a nature-inspire motif! The delicate fern leaves make a beautiful, intricate pattern when repeated. You …