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[13 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 1,236 views]
Make a Dollar Store Chandelier

Wow, can you believe that this chandelier is made from ANY materials you can find at the dollar store? That’s right, over at Ciburbanity, Charlotte created this stunning chandelier using bottles she found at the dollar store. You can read all about her innovative process in making this chandelier (and learn how to make one for yourself) here: [dollar store chandelier]
Dollar Store Material Used:

Plastic travel …

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[11 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 945 views]
Make a Stylish Twine & Leather Basket

The reason I started this website was because of inspirational projects like this stylish crocheted twine and leather basket. Yes, it’s actually made from dollar store materials! How would you use a pretty basket like this one? I think I’d like to use it in my bedroom to add some quiet style to my bedside (and I could keep some of my extra books in …

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[9 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 770 views]
Make a Glass Marble Backsplash

Don’t let your budget limit your decorating options! Over at Small Home Soul, Toni used dollar store materials on a small budget to create an eye-catching backsplash. Find out what she did: [Dollar Store Glass Backsplash]

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[6 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Mardi Gras Mermaid Wreath | 120 views]
Mardi Gras Mermaid Wreath

Today I’m excited to share my latest wreath, made with Mardi Gras beads, seashells, and a little mermaid glitter! Would you like to make a Mardi Gras Mermaid Wreath too? Read on for instructions.
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Wreath a Day #6: Mardi Gras Mermaid Wreath

I have had these pretty seashells in my stash for a few months. I bought them because I thought it would …

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[5 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Turquoise & Red Valentine Heart Wreath | 184 views]
Turquoise & Red Valentine Heart Wreath

I have a lot of random jewelry components in my Craft Hoarder’s Paradise™ (aka, my garage), so I’ve been dipping into that stash to create my latest wreaths. For today’s wreath, I used a color palette I’m very fond of (turquoise and red) to create a small fun and funky wreath that has a bit of a folk art/Scandinavian flavor: a Red & Turquoise Valentine …

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[4 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Novelty Yarn & Gemstone Wreath | 211 views]
Novelty Yarn & Gemstone Wreath

Have you every succumbed to the siren’s song of novelty yarn? Today’s wreath project answers the age-old question “Now that I bought this novelty yarn that looked so cool in the store, what the heck will I do with it?” In an attempt to use the stuff in my stash, I created this Novelty Yarn Wreath, covered with plastic gemstones, and full of a kaleidoscope …

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[3 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Tea & Frosting Decoden Wreath | 196 views]
Tea & Frosting Decoden Wreath

Today’s wreath will teach you how to decorate a wreath form with frosting-like clay (decoden), and embed an adorable tiny tea set, creating the cutest wreath for tea lovers. I got the wreath form at the dollar store, and the rest of the supplies for this craft from my stash. This wreath is super easy to make, and it looks so darn cute when it’s …

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[2 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Mixed Media Paper Star Wreath | 498 views]
Mixed Media Paper Star Wreath

Did you hear that I’m making a wreath every day? Today I made a paper collage wreath created out of  mixed media pages from one of my journals, then punched into star shapes. I love how it turned out – it has a happy, colorful quality that also evokes graffiti and found objects. If you have some scrap paper and spare art supplies, you can …

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[1 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Make a Recycled Gift Wrap Wreath | 338 views]
Make a Recycled Gift Wrap Wreath

Today I would like to show you how I took my favorite gift wrap from the holiday season and re-purposed it into a new wreath! I used stuff I got at the dollar store, and things I already had in my craft stash to make a cute and funny wreath that I’m excited to hang up in my office. Do you have extra gift wrap …

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[1 Jan 2017 | 5 Comments | 383 views]
A Wreath a Day: Is She Crazy?

I’ve made a new commitment for 2017: I am going to make a wreath a day for the entire year! That’s 365 wreaths, and I am gonna make them all!
First I want to tell you about the rules I have laid out for myself:

I will make 365 wreaths this year
I will focus on using materials I already have in my stash (read: my full garage …