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[24 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on DIY Halloween Costumes: October Challenge Announcement | 2,810 views]
DIY Halloween Costumes: October Challenge Announcement

Announcing our October craft challenge, sponsored by Dollar Tree. This month your challenge is to create a DIY Halloween costumes using stuff that can be found at the dollar store.  One lucky reader will walk away with a $100 Dollar Tree gift card!  Start crafting now, and come back between October 1st and 7th to show off your entry!
See below for full rules. Here are …

Craft Challenges, Fashion, Headline »

[18 Sep 2012 | 3 Comments | 29,605 views]
8 Dollar Store Fashion Ideas: Fall Fashion Craft Challenge Winner and Best-Of Roundup

This month’s fall fashion craft challenge sponsored by Dollar Tree was an exciting one for us because we love dollar store fashion projects! DIY fashionistas know that you don’t have to spend a bundle to look great. We saw some great examples of that in the entries; are you ready to find out who won the $100 gift card prize?
Before we announce our favorite projects, …

Accessories, Craft Challenges, Fashion, Headline »

[1 Sep 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,727 views]
Link Up for the Fall Fashion Craft Challenge!

It’s the first of the month once again, and you know what that means.  Time to link up for this month’s craft challenge sponsored by Dollar Tree!  With back-to-school season in full swing, we thought it would be the perfect time for some crafty fashion projects.  Are you a DIY fashionista?  We want to see your best fashion crafts – and you could win a …

Craft Challenges, Fashion, Headline, Wearable Crafts »

[20 Aug 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,593 views]
Enter our September Craft Challenge: Fall Fashion

“Make it work” for the Fall Fashion craft challenge, sponsored by Dollar Tree. Your challenge? Designing fashion forward creations using dollar store stuff. Apparel, accessories, jewelry, or anything else that is a part of fashion is fair game in this challenge. One lucky reader will walk away with a $100 Dollar Tree gift card!  Start crafting now, and come back between September 1st and 7th …

Craft Challenges, From Our Readers, Headline, Roundup-Ideas »

[13 Aug 2012 | 6 Comments | 3,418 views]
School Supplies Challenge Winner and Best-Of Roundup

It’s time once again to announce the winner of or crafty challenge sponsored by Dollar Tree!  I know we say it every month but it’s always true – it gets harder and harder to pick challenge winners because we keep getting so many incredible entries, and this month was no exception!  After much difficult deliberation, we’ve chosen our favorites, including a winner!  We know your …

Craft Challenges, Headline, Office Crafts »

[1 Aug 2012 | 5 Comments | 2,746 views]
Link Up for the School Supply Craft Challenge!

It’s time to link up for this month’s craft challenge, sponsored by Dollar Tree!  This month’s theme is based on some of our favorite dollar store crafting items:  school supplies!  Submit your craft below and you might be our lucky winner, who will walk away with a $100 Dollar Tree gift card!  (Imagine all the school supplies you could buy with that!)  So, readers…  What …

Craft Challenges, Headline »

[24 Jul 2012 | 4 Comments | 2,826 views]
Craft Challenge: School Supplies (sponsored by Dollar Tree)

Whether you’re looking forward to it or you’re dreading it, back-to-school time is creeping up on us.  School supplies are starting to appear on the shelves at Dollar Tree, which means it’s time for a school supplies craft challenge!  Pencils and paper are good for so much more than just note-taking, and we want to see your most creative school supply creations.  One lucky reader …

$5 and Under, Craft Challenges, Headline »

[16 Jul 2012 | 10 Comments | 37,558 views]
The $5 Craft Challenge Winner and Best-Of Roundup

It’s that time once again…  Time to announce the winner of the $5 craft challenge sponsored by Dollar Tree!  It was a really tough decision, but we narrowed it down to our five favorite projects, and chose one outstanding entry to award a $100 Dollar Tree gift card!  But before we talk about the contest, there’s someone we need to introduce.

$5 and Under, Craft Challenges, Headline »

[1 Jul 2012 | 19 Comments | 6,853 views]
Link Up for the $5 Craft Challenge!

Are you ready for your chance to win a$100 gift card from Dollar Tree? This month one lucky reader will walk away with the prize for submitting their best $5 craft idea.  What can you make for $5 worth of materials?  We encourage the use of stash materials, so if your craft includes things like beads, buttons, and ribbon that you have laying around, you …

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[19 Jun 2012 | 8 Comments | 7,438 views]
Craft Challenge: The $5 Challenge (sponsored by Dollar Tree)

That’s right DSC readers, it’s time for another challenge, with another $100 gift card prize generously provided by Dollar Tree!  This month, rather than picking a specific theme, we’re doing something a little different: The Five Dollar Challenge! Start crafting now, and come back to enter on July 1st.
Dollar store crafting is not only about creativity, it’s about big ideas on a small budget.  You …