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[19 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 63 views]
Make a Yarn Art Bunny Silhouette

Summer has been crafting up a storm over at Dollar Store Mom, and she is a master at creating cute decorations for no money. She used some stash yarn to create this cute Easter bunny silhouette decoration! Use this same technique to do woodland animal silhouettes, or maybe your monogram. Find out how easy this project is: [easter bunny yarn art]
Materials:

Card stock, on hand
Yarn, on …

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[18 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 340 views]
Make Nesting Doll Easter Eggs

What an adorable idea from Mark Montano: Make nesting dolls (matroskya) with plastic Easter eggs in various sizes. What a great way to recycle all those leftover plastic eggs after the hunt! Mark makes this project look super easy in his awesome video: [how to make nesting doll eggs]
Project Materials:

Plastic eggs in 3 sizes, on hand or $3
Acrylic paint, on hand
Paint brushes, on hand

Total: Free …

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[17 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 441 views]
10 DIY Journals in All Shapes and Sizes

Don’t you just love a journal? There’s something about a blank book that’s just plain inspiring. And a journal that you made yourself? That’s perfection. We all use our journals in different ways, so the list below includes an array of sizes, from purse-stashable mini journals to full sized dealies to stick on the shelf or your bedside table.

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[16 Apr 2014 | 2 Comments | 460 views]
Make a Disco Ball from Recycled CDs

Remember the days of the AOL installation disc?  I swear I used to get at least one a week in my pile of junk mail, alongside those pesky pre-approved credit card applications.  At one point I was saving them for a craft that I never got around to – making a disco ball!  Over at Skip to My Lou, Kimbo shares how she made this …

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[15 Apr 2014 | 3 Comments | 991 views]
Tea Cup Party Favors Made from Plastic Eggs

I was perusing the Dollar Store Crafts Pinterest board to find fun crafts to try, and a certain pin caught my eye.  DSC had featured this adorable project several years ago, and I knew I wanted to make them myself.  I put my own spin on it and changed a few things to make own version of an Easter egg tea cup.  I know you …

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[14 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 759 views]
Make a Paper Flower Centerpiece

Do you love working flowers into your spring decor?  If you adore the look but have allergies that prevent you from enjoying the real deal, or if you just prefer something that will last longer than a few days, check out this simple paper flower centerpiece from Katie at The Casual Craftlete.  The whimsical paper buds are so easy to make that children can even …

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[13 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 576 views]
Make Thumb Tack Votive Candles

This is one of those “why didn’t think of that?” kind of crafts. It’s such a simple idea but has a great, eye-catching impact! The clever crafters behind these candles are the gals at Spark & Chemistry, who also have some great tips for getting the best results from this project. The tutorial uses votives, but you could also do this with various sizes of …

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[12 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 927 views]
Make a No-Sew Fabric Easter Basket

Have you ever thought about making your own Easter basket? It’s easier than you might think! Brittany at The House That Lars Built whipped this one up using a method that requires no special basket making skills, and despite the use of fabric, it also requires no sewing skills! This would be a great project for using up fabric scraps or remnants, …

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[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 554 views]
Make Burlap Bunny Napkin Rings

A memorable place setting doesn’t need to take lots of time or money.  If you’re hosting an Easter meal and want to add a touch of whimsy to your table, check out these simple burlap bunny napkin holders by Taryn at Design, Dining, and Diapers.  Believe it or not, the base for these is a humble cardboard tube rescued from the recycling bin!  If you …

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[10 Apr 2014 | 3 Comments | 2,284 views]
10 Sassy Shoe Crafts for Spring

Are you stashing away your winter boots and pulling out those sandals, heels, and ballet flats for spring? Instead of buying new shoes for your spring wardrobe, set aside a plain pair or two and try some of these shoe crafts!