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[5 May 2016 | No Comment | 22 views]
Make a Geometric Painted Wood Wreath

Wreaths are the best craft – easy to make, infinitely variable, and when you’re done, you have a cool decoration to adorn your home or your front door. Over at Live.Craft.Love, I posted instructions for how to make this eye-catching geometric wreath that is made by painting wooden circles with hand-mixed shades of acrylic paint. Set aside an evening or a crafternoon to make this …

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline »

[2 May 2016 | No Comment | 608 views]
Easy Watercolor Quote Art – Even If You’re Not Artistic

Watercolors are trending and popular right now, and while painting a great watercolor painting can be tricky, this watercolor quote art is not tricky at all! Well, there is a trick to it, but anyone can do it, and make gorgeous watercolor wall art. I share my how-to (including a video demonstrating everything) over at eBay, so hop over there to find out how easy …

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[30 Apr 2016 | One Comment | 807 views]
7 Ideas for Decorating With Succulents

Do you love the succulent trend? Here are some really adorable ideas for decorating with succulents. You can use real succulents (they are easy to take care of!), or find faux succulents at the dollar store. My article is at eBay: [7 Cute Ideas for Decorating With Succulents]

cheap crafts, Headline, Kids »

[29 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 343 views]
Fun Outdoor Water Play Ideas for Kids (with Dollar Store Supplies)

If your kids are like mine, you hear the phrase “I’m bored!” waaaay too often! When that happens, I either kick my kids outside, or let them do a chore to alleviate the boredom, but here are some great water play ideas that will occupy them for quite awhile outside! Get all the instructions for Bubble Snakes, a Pool Noodle Sprinkler, and a Magic Plastic …

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[27 Apr 2016 | 2 Comments | 319 views]
Make Eyeshadow Balm for $2

A few weeks ago, I shared how you can tint your own lip balm, using no special materials. Well, I also experimented with creating eyeshadow balm, and I shared my findings and instructions over at eBay. [how to make eyeshadow balm]
You can use lip balm and old eye shadows you already have on hand, or you can make a quick trip to the dollar store …

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[25 Apr 2016 | One Comment | 452 views]
Make Pinata Slippers

Give new life to a pair of boring slippers with a fun and funky pinata makeover! Amy at Cozy Reverie used a pair of dollar store slippers and a little felt for a fun and funky touch for her Pinata Day outfit – but if you are a pinata lover, you don’t need a special occasion to wear them! They’re also great for wearing to …

$5 and Under, Fashion, Gifts to Make, Headline »

[23 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 620 views]
Make a Mini Leather Book Necklace

Bibliophiles, check out this adorable leather-bound book pendant necklace I designed! It is super easy to make, so make one for yourself, and all of your book-loving friends! I have posted the instructions over at eBay: [how to make a leather book necklace]

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[21 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on 16 Ways to Save Kids’ Worn Out Clothes | 467 views]
16 Ways to Save Kids’ Worn Out Clothes

Face it, kids are hard on clothes. Some clothes get stained, or ripped way before they are totally worn out. Here are 16 ideas for saving kids clothes that I have personally done myself — I can stand behind these ideas! Check out my full article at eBay: [how to save worn out kids clothes]

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[20 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Make Envelopes from Recycled Magazine Pages | 592 views]
Make Envelopes from Recycled Magazine Pages

I am a huge fan of making new crafts out of things I would otherwise recycle or throw away. Check out these pretty DIY envelopes I made from an old catalog! You can use recycled magazine pages, scrapbooking paper, or just about any other pretty paper to make your own envelopes, too! Find my instructions for making these envelopes at Live.Craft.Love: [DIY Envelopes from Recycled …

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[19 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on 3 Charming Crafts to Make from Recycled Cans | 663 views]
3 Charming Crafts to Make from Recycled Cans

Don’t recycle your cans, reuse them! These charming ideas take cans destined for the recycling bin and transform them into adorable decorations that are perfect for Mother’s Day, party or wedding decorations, or hostess gifts. Find instructions for all three crafts in my article at eBay: [recycled can crafts]