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[31 Aug 2016 | No Comment | 66 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 …

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

[30 Aug 2016 | No Comment | 31 views]
Make a Trendy Geometric Tote Bag from Potatoes!

Did you know there is a handy craft supply lurking in your kitchen pantry? That’s right, it’s the lowly potato. Turn a couple of potatoes into stamps for a cute geometric tote bag. This project is quick, easy, and inexpensive. I’ve shared it over at Live.Craft.Love, so check out my tutorial: [Potato Stamped Geometric Tote]
Supplies Needed:

Canvas tote bag, $1 and up
Potatoes, on hand
Large knife, on …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, Kids »

[8 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Dollar Store Locker Decorations for Cheap | 547 views]
Dollar Store Locker Decorations for Cheap

Locker decorations are all the rage among tweens, but designer locker decorations can cost an arm and a leg. But why spend hundreds of dollars, when you can spend $10 at the dollar store and completely deck out your locker? Over at eBay, I shared my dollar store locker decoration finds, and how to get a decked out locker for under $20. [how to decorate …

$1 and Free, Gifts to Make, Headline, Kids »

[7 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Burlap Teachers’ Gifts to Make (in less than an hour!) | 512 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]

$1 and Free, Decor, Headline »

[6 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make Simple Photo Luminaries | 602 views]
Make Simple Photo Luminaries

I love making photo crafts, and I love them even more when they are simple and pretty! These Simple Photo Luminaries by Amanda Formaro of CraftsByAmanda are such a great idea. You can make them from recycled jars, or buy a plain prayer candle at the dollar store to decorate. Find the instructions at MyPrintly: [how to make simple photo luminaries]
Materials Needed:

Photo printed on paper, …

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[4 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make Easy Treats on a Stick inspired by the State Fair | 426 views]
Make Easy Treats on a Stick inspired by the State Fair

One of the things that fascinates me most about the State Fair is all that yummy fair food! Some state fairs boast over 50 items that are served on a stick. Over at eBay, I shared instructions for making three simple and yummy foods on a stick: S’mores on a Stick, Choco-Bananas on a Stick, and Chocolate-Covered Oreos on a Stick. Find out how to …

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[29 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Kids Craft: DIY Airplane Mobile | 343 views]
Kids Craft: DIY Airplane Mobile

Right about now, my kids are getting a little tired of being home, playing together, and the heat of the summer. Any time I can provide them with a new activity, it’s received well, and gives them (and me) some minutes of peace. Last week, we made this cute Airplane Mobile, and the 10 year-old and 8 year-old had a blast making it. It’s simple …

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[19 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on 3 Jewelry Projects & a Jewelry Supply Sale Alert: Fire Mountain Gems Dutch Auction | 604 views]
3 Jewelry Projects & a Jewelry Supply Sale Alert: Fire Mountain Gems Dutch Auction

Fire Mountain Gems’ largest sale of the year, the Dutch Auction, just hit a new low! With Dutch auctions, discounts get deeper as the sale progresses. Today, over 5,000 beads, gems, jewelry and more have been discounted to 60% off! Inventory is limited, so buy now to get the items you want. Products shown below may contain affiliate links.
Fire Mountain Gems is my favorite online …

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[11 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Make Foam Fruit Stamps | 417 views]
Make Foam Fruit Stamps

Citrus fruit is a fun and timeless print for summer. Make your own citrus-themed stamps using craft foam with this easy tutorial from Tattooed Martha! Add this motif to fabric, wrapping paper, or any other surface that you can think of to stamp. You can also use this method to make other DIY stamp shapes! [how to make foam fruit stamps]
Project estimate:

Craft foam, on hand or …

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[28 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on 5 Minute French Vanilla Cappuccino Sugar Scrub | 651 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 …