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[8 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on 9 Cereal Box Crafts for Kids to Make | 901 views]
9 Cereal Box Crafts for Kids to Make

My kids love to raid the recycling bin for craft supplies (lately my 9 year old son has been creating weapons, but I digress!). Here are nine ideas for crafts you can make using cereal boxes (and no guns on the list–you’re welcome!). I posted this article over at eBay: [9 Cereal Box Crafts for Kids to Make]

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[7 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on 5 Minute DIY Coffee & Coconut Sea Salt Scrub Recipe | 543 views]
5 Minute DIY Coffee & Coconut Sea Salt Scrub Recipe

Last week, I went crazy and made several DIY salt and sugar scrubs with ingredients from the dollar store, and I gotta tell you, I smell DELICIOUS this week! If you are a coffee lover like me, you will love this 5 Minute DIY Coffee & Coconut Sea Salt Scrub Recipe! It is so easy to make, and has several benefits for your skin – …

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[3 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Make Fern Stamped Wrapping Paper | 612 views]
Make Fern Stamped Wrapping Paper

I’ve always loved the look of packages wrapped in brown paper, and it makes a great jumping-off point for lots of creative DIY gift wrap ideas. It’s the perfect time of year for this particular idea from Germany-based blogger Motte, who used a basic printmaking technique to make paper with a nature-inspire motif! The delicate fern leaves make a beautiful, intricate pattern when repeated. You …

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[31 May 2016 | One Comment | 581 views]
Make Sea Salt Scrub: Black Soap, Shea & Coconut Oil

Smooth, clean, and moisturize your skin with a homemade spa treat. Treat your summer skin with this DIY bath & body recipe for a Sea Salt scrub using Black soap from the dollar store. I posted instructions for making this yummy-smelling salt scrub over at eBay. [salt scrub recipe: black soap, shea, and coconut]

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[25 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make Crocheted Slippers with Flip Flop Soles | 717 views]
Make Crocheted Slippers with Flip Flop Soles

We’ve seen a lot of clever flip flop makeovers over the years, but this one just might be the best! Jess from Make & Do Crew combined flip flop soles with cotton yarn for a light-airy pair of slippers that is perfect for summer! For this project you might even want to “splurge” on a $3 or $4 pair of flip flops instead to get …

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[23 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Cardboard Tube Rocket | 322 views]
Make a Cardboard Tube Rocket

Are you a saver of cardboard tubes? If so, then this idea is just for you! Helena from Crafts and Creativity used an empty TP tube to create a cute little cardboard rocket. This is a great project for Memorial Day or the 4th of July, or for anytime if you have an aspiring astronaut or astronomer! This is also a great stashbusting project – …

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[20 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Family Tree Photo Wreath | 631 views]
Make a Family Tree Photo Wreath

Print your heirloom family photos and turn them into a pretty Family Tree Photo Wreath. You can customize this photo wreath with your favorite pretty paper and embellishments, or use this idea for a Graduation wreath to show your grad’s best photos from their lifetime. Find my tutorial over at MyPrintly: [Family Tree Photo Wreath]
Project Materials:

Vintage family photos, reprinted on photo paper, about $.15 each
12” …

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[18 May 2016 | Comments Off on How to Make Your First Art Journal Page | 658 views]
How to Make Your First Art Journal Page

I am completely in love with art journaling! I have been sharing my art journal adventures with you lately, starting with my Dollar Store Art Journal Supplies Finds, and then How to Make an Art Journal from a Dollar Store Notebook. Now I want YOU to join me too! I know starting something new can be intimidating, which is why I am walking you through …

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[17 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Recycled Fabric Twine Planter | 801 views]
Make a Recycled Fabric Twine Planter

I love busting my stash, and this Recycled Fabric Twine planter looks like a fine way to use up some fabric scraps! Don’t you just love the recycled fabric twine used in this project? Find out how to turn the twine into an eye-catching planter over at My Poppet Makes. [recycled fabric twine planter]
Project Materials:

Plastic food container or plant pot, on hand or $1
Handmade scrap …

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[16 May 2016 | Comments Off on How to Make a Photo Cactus Garden | 662 views]
How to Make a Photo Cactus Garden

Love plants, but don’t have a green thumb? This photo cactus planter project by Kathy Cano-Murillo (aka Crafty Chica) over at MyPrintly is just the thing! Print photos to craft into an adorable cactus garden that will never need to be watered. Find supplies for completing this project at the dollar store. [how to make a photo cactus planter]
Project Materials:

Small Ceramic or Plastic Plant Pot, …