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[26 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 373 views]
Make a Pumpkin… Out of Toilet Paper?

This is a clever idea! Use a toilet paper roll as a base to make a cute fall pumpkin, perfect for your harvest decor. You just need ribbon and a twig from your yard to complete the look. I posted instructions over in my column at eBay, so go check it out: [toilet paper pumpkin]

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[25 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 237 views]
Make Pink Lemonade Body Scrub

I have been having so much fun making body scrubs lately. As soon as I use one jar up, I get to make a new jar, using all new colors and flavor ideas. I took a walk down my dollar store food aisle looking for inspiration, and I found packets of drink mix to use in my latest body scrub. I present to you Pink …

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[24 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 395 views]
Make Glitter Witch Hats From Dollar Store Stuff

When you don’t have a lot of money, but you need to have a lot of Halloween style, make your own wee witch hats from dollar store stuff, just like The Dollar Diva did! Check out her clever witch hat craft over here: [make Halloween witch hats]
Project Materials:

Party hats, $1
Party plates, $1
Spray paint, on hand or $1
Glitter, on hand or $1
Glue, on hand

Total: $2 and …

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[23 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 404 views]
Make Tiny Owl Wreaths

Looking for a cheap and easy holiday craft? Here’s a tiny owl wreath that is simple enough for kids to make, and cute enough to tie onto a package or hang on your locker. I used all dollar store materials for this craft, including the cute owl stickers and the pretty ribbon. Find out how to make these in my column over at eBay: [how …

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[22 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 364 views]
Make a Painted Fall Leaves Garland

A few weeks ago, I shared a cute spray paint makeover on some dollar store pumpkins, and today I have another project from the same great blog, Up to Date Interiors. This time, the project is transforming dollar store faux leaves into a pretty decorator garland, using the magic of (you guessed it) — spray paint! Find the instructions here: [painted fall leaves garland]
Project Materials:

Faux …

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[14 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Spiced Apple Cider Sugar Scrub | 527 views]
Make Spiced Apple Cider Sugar Scrub

I have recently fallen in love with homemade sugar scrubs. Over the summer, I have made several batches of DIY body scrub using items from my kitchen pantry, and things I’ve found at the dollar store. This week, I’m ready to join the fall festivities, and I’ve mixed up a batch of Spiced Apple Cider Sugar Scrub. I tested it out this morning, and I …

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[12 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Fairy Garden Bookends | 557 views]
Make Fairy Garden Bookends

Make the most of the fairy garden trend by mashing it up with a useful home decor item: bookends. I created this Fairy Garden Bookend craft project for the Live.Craft.Love blog, so check it out to find the materials list and instructions to make this whimsical (and very quick) craft: [fairy garden bookends instruction]

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[11 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on How to Make a Deco Mesh Wreath | 858 views]
How to Make a Deco Mesh Wreath

You’ve seen these wreaths at craft stores, and you’ve seen the mesh at the dollar store, but you don’t know how to make a deco mesh wreath. Well, worry-no-more, because I am here to help you with an all dollar store craft: how to make a deco mesh wreath! I posted instructions over in my eBay column, so click over to check it out: [how …

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[10 Sep 2016 | One Comment | 313 views]
Make a Tissue Pom-Pom Wreath

I found this tissue paper pom-pom garland at the dollar store, and I knew it had to transform into something new, so I fluffed up all the poms, and turned them into a cute wreath. Find out how to make this bird wreath in my column at eBay: [tissue pom-pom wreath instructions]

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[9 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Easy Dollar Store Metallic Modern Vase | 763 views]
Easy Dollar Store Metallic Modern Vase

Looking for a quick and easy modern centerpiece that won’t break the bank? Check out this wonderful find: Modern Metallic Centerpieces. This project is perfect for holiday decorating, or for adding a bit of glamour to a wedding, a shower, or maybe even your work cubicle. Find glass cylindrical vases at the dollar store, and transform them into sleek and modern metallic print vases, with …