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[23 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 44,992 views]
10 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Guys

What is it about making Valentine’s gifts for guys that’s so darn difficult? Really, I have a hard time coming up with gift ideas for my husband at any holiday. Do you struggle with finding DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for the guys in your life, too? Check out these manly solutions!

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[22 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 16,173 views]
10 Candy-Free Valentine Gift Ideas

Between food allergies, concerns about kids hyped up on sugar, and schools outright banning Valentine candy, sometimes it’s just best to give non-edible treats to your classmates and friends. Here are 10 sweet ideas that won’t break the bank!

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[19 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 1,506 views]
Make Conversation Heart Thumb Tacks

Conversations hearts: the chalky, talkative Valentine’s Day classic.  People either love them or despise them.  For me, they rank second only to candy corn in the Disgusting Holiday Candy category, but I do have to admit that they’re cute.  So if you’re not going to eat them, what else can you do with them?  Vanessa at Tried & True decided that they would make adorable …

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[18 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 616 views]
Make Yo-Yo Valentines

In an age when many schools have banned the exchange of candy for Valentine’s Day, what other little treats can you attach to a card? As it turns out, lots of things! Andrea at The Graphics Fairy found some wooden yo-yos in Target’s dollar spot and knew they would make a great valentine idea. Just add some vintage images and presto! Valentine yo-yos! Give them …

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[12 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 844 views]
Turn a Wand into a Valentine

Confession: I own a plastic magic wand very similar to these ones. I bought it at Dollar Tree with the excuse that it might come in handy as a prop for making a video on YouTube or Instagram or Vine. But truthfully? The little girl in me just wanted a magic wand. Totally normal, right? Anyway, Kari at U-Create Crafts has come up with a …

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[10 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 2,259 views]
Make Glittery Cupcake Jar Candles

When I recently found some cute little jar candles in the after-Christmas clearance sales, I knew they’d be great for Valentine’s Day crafting. But not wanting to go the traditional hearts route, I instead decorated them with cupcake rubber stamps. Yup, that’s right, rubber stamping on glass! See how I did it with the full tutorial over at Mrs. Greene. [how to make glittery cupcake …

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[21 Dec 2013 | 7 Comments | 2,027 views]
Man Crafts: Ninja Turtle ornaments

Cowabunga dude!
Toss the tinsel and trim your tree with turtles. These four ninjas are ready to protect your tree, and only take a few minutes to make. This is an easy project to make and the results are super fun.
Here’s what you’ll need. 
Project estimate:

Ribbon [red, orange, purple, and blue], on hand or $1 and up
Green ball ornaments (or paint existing ornaments green), on hand or …

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[20 Dec 2013 | 3 Comments | 3,064 views]
Dollar Store Candy Box Gift with Martha Stewart

Yes, I love the dollar store, but that doesn’t mean I want everything to look like it came from the dollar store — especially when I am giving gifts to teachers, friends, co-workers, etc. (In fact, that’s kind of what this site is all about — taking things from the dollar store and transforming them into something way more fabulous!). Today I want to share …

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[19 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 3,413 views]
10 Crafty Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

I have something to tell you that might be a little bit stressful for you to hear. Just remember, that we’ve got you back, OK? Ready? Here it is: there is only one crafting weekend left before Christmas. But wait! Don’t panic! We’ve got 10 last-minute Christmas gifts that you can make this weekend. And don’t worry: we’ll keep this just between us.

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[18 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | 8,877 views]
10 Last Minute DIY Gift Ideas for Tween Girls

Whether you need stocking stuffers or gifts for your daughter’s besties, these easy DIY tutorials help you churn out impressive looking gifts that tween girls are sure to love!