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[31 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 662 views]
How to Find $1 Craft Supplies on eBay

Until recently, I had no idea you could find $1 craft supplies on eBay, but since I started Crafty Bobcat in a Box (where I pay $1 a day to get a random craft package sent to me), I have learned that there are many craft supplies to be found that cost $1 — or less! Craft supplies from beads and jewelry findings, to buttons …

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[30 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 305 views]
Video: Valentine Haul from Dollar General

While my go-to dollar store is definitely Dollar Tree, I still like to stop by the other dollar stores in my area at least once per holiday/season and see what they have on the shelf. I recently stopped by Dollar General and while my haul there was modest, the things that I did find were pretty awesome! Watch the video to see what I found …

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[29 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 509 views]
10 Sock Crafts for Lonely Socks

Do you ever end up with a single sock that’s lost its mate? Somehow this happens to me all the time. Where do they go? I hope they are making new sock friends, wherever they are. My mom always called the lonely socks that come out of the dryer “socks without partners,” and when I was a kid they ended up in our dress up box or as sock puppets for mom’s class. Here are more 10 fun sock crafts for your own socks without partners.

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[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 101 views]
Make a Stamped Football Table Cover

Need easy, inexpensive decor for your Superbowl party?  Jessica from Mad in Crafts made this stamped football table cover using stuff you can find at the dollar store.  And when the party is over, you just crumble it up and throw it away – now that is post-party cleanup that I can handle!  Watch the video below to see how it’s made, or click through to …

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[27 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 263 views]
Tutorial: Glitter Tape Necklace

I’ve been a Duck Tape fan for a long time, so I’ve always loved their selections, but some of their new products are really taking things to a whole ‘nother level!  My favorite of the newest additions to their line is definitely their glitter tape.  That’s right, rolls of glittery goodness.  Glitter that doesn’t shed, and that you can add quickly and easily to anything …

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[26 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 478 views]
Tutorial: Lego Head Night Light

My kids are wild about Legos, like many kids (and adults!)  When I spied this large mason jar at the thrift store, I thought it would make for a fun lamp.  My son commented that it looked like a Lego head, and this idea was born.  While I used a large jar, you could easily recreate this on a smaller scale with a mason jar …

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[25 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 310 views]
Make Washi Tape Stickers

I was already a washi tape addict, and then it started turning up at Dollar Tree.  Oooooooh boy!  How can I turn down cute tapes for $1 a roll?  And so it is that I find myself with a growing collection of washi, enough that it probably constitutes 2 or 3 lifetime supplies.  So, what can you do with a massive washi tape collection?  Over …

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[24 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 436 views]
Tutorial: Custom Tissue Box Cover

Tissue boxes come in a lot of fun prints these days, but it’s still sometimes difficult to find a box that matches your decor.  Don’t want that box of tissues on the end table to stick out like a sore thumb?  Make yourself a custom tissue box cover, and then no matter which tissues you buy, they’ll always look good with your decor!

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[23 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 743 views]
Get Mystery Packages for $1 a Day with Bobcat in a Box

This was just too interesting of an idea not to give it a try, so Heather and I are both trying out a fun new subscription mail service called Bobcat in a Box.  Based on an XKCD comic strip, Bobcat in a Box is a bot that finds items on eBay and other ecommerce sites that cost $1 or less with free shipping, and sends you …

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[22 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 534 views]
10 Free Typographical Embroidery Patterns

I love typographical art, and these embroidery patterns combine typography with beautiful graphics. Which one is your favorite?