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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 164 views]
Haul Video:  Goodies from Consumer Crafts

It’s haul video day once again here at DSC, and today I’m sharing another batch of goodies I got from ConsumerCrafts.com! You know I’m a sucker for good deals on craft supplies, and Consumer Crafts is my go-to source for pretty much anything crafty that I can’t find at the dollar store. Check out my video to see what I got, and be sure to …

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 405 views]
10 DIY Coffee Cozies for You or for Gifts

It has been chilly on and off here in Atlanta, and I have been seeing pictures of snow all over my friends’ Facebook pages. Nothing warms me up on a cold morning like a hot drink, and I hate when my warm cup of coffee goes almost instantly cold in the fall and winter. These DIY coffee cozies are a great way to use scrap or stash fabric. Make them for yourself, or whip some up to gives as gifts!

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[19 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 294 views]
Tutorial: Nail Polish Marbled Ornaments

You’ve probably seen a marbled manicure before – they’re all over Pinterest – but did you know that you can also use the same technique to give a marbled finish to nearly anything? True story! I decided to try marbling some dollar store ornaments, with varying degrees of success. Watch the video below to see my attempts (bloopers included!), or keep scrolling to read more …

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[18 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 320 views]
Make a Placemat Dish Carrier

With the holidays coming up, you probably have lots of events that you need to bring a dish to.  There are potlucks, cookie exchanges, office parties, etc.  Here’s a pretty project to make that you can use to carry your dish with you.  It would also be a fun way to “wrap” a hostess gift.
I bought these placemats at Dollar Tree thinking that I would …

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 522 views]
Tutorial: Tea Light Christmas Ornament

Our ever-so-crafty DSC Facebook community moderator, Terrie, is with us once again today to share how she made this cute tea light ornament – and it’s super easy! If you enjoy this project, make sure your join the community to see tons more great ideas like this one!
Project estimate:

Gold glitter glue, on hand or $1
Glass tea light holders, 2 for $1
Glittery battery-operated tealights, 2 …

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[16 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 292 views]
I Made It, Just Say You Love It & Shut Up! T-shirt

Exclusive t-shirt design, by Dollar Store Crafts & Teespring — for this week only! DollarStoreCrafts has been around since 2008, and I have never offered merchandise for sale, until now. I have partnered with Teespring to bring you this exclusive design, “I Made It, Just Say You Love It & Shut Up!” This t-shirt is on sale for one week only, and you can’t …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[15 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 481 views]
Tutorial:  Fall Garland

Our DSC community moderator from our crafty Facebook group, Terrie, is here with us again today to share this gorgeous fall garland!  When she originally shared it with the group, we all gave it lots of oooohs and aaaaahs, so we are very happy that she provided us with directions!  This would look phenomenal swagged across a fall mantel or over a doorway.  And it’s …

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[14 Nov 2014 | One Comment | 463 views]
Make a Recycled Cardboard Geometric Lamp

While it’s often something that we toss into the recycling bin without so much as a second thought, cardboard is actually a pretty amazing craft material!  We’ve seen it transformed into some pretty amazing things, including this fun, geometric lamp from Marta at 2nd Funniest Thing.  The instructions for the project are in Spanish, but the photos are excellent and make it easy to follow …

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[13 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,210 views]
10 DIY Thanksgiving Place Setting Ideas

A sweet little place setting can add so much personality to your Thanksgiving table, and place settings can even double as activities for your dinner guests. Some thoughtful homemade place settings and just the right DIY centerpiece can really make Thanksgiving supper feel a lot more special.

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[12 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 610 views]
12 Easy DIY Household Cleaning Recipes

Who likes to save money AND know what is inside the cleaning supplies they use around the house? YOU DO! Over at eBay, I have shared twelve DIY household cleaning recipes that are made from stuff you already have on hand (plus one or two special ingredients). You can get the plastic spray bottles, brushes, rags, and gloves at the dollar store! Between shopping at …