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[8 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make Recycled Can Candles | 650 views]
Make Recycled Can Candles

If you are like me, you probably have an overflowing recycling bin pretty much all the time – if it’s recyclable, it never goes in the trash! That means I also have a fairly unlimited source of craft supplies. Dig into your recycling bin and make these gorgeous candles by Lindsey at Lindsey Crafter. If you like to save all of your odds and ends …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, High Concept »

[28 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make Rope and Tassel Baskets | 1,195 views]
Make Rope and Tassel Baskets

These boho-chic rop baskets look like something you might see in a fancy boutique, but they are actually a very cheap and easy DIY! Over at I Heart Organizing, Aniko shares the how-to for this simple project, which uses just a couple of basic supplies. All you need it rope, hot glue, yarn, and a little patience! 

$5 and Under, Accessories, cheap crafts, Fashion, Headline, High Concept »

[8 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 1,801 views]
Make a Throw Pillow Tote Bag

So, you are wandering around a yard sale or thrift store, or past a clearance shelf at a box store, and you see a beautiful throw pillow.  And it’s CHEAP.  Cheaper than what you’d pay for that beautiful fabric it’s made of if you were to head to the craft store to buy it.  But it doesn’t really match your decor.  Or maybe you just …

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[6 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Geometric Washi Stenciled Coasters | 987 views]
Make Geometric Washi Stenciled Coasters

If you are a washi tape collector, chances are you have more of the stuff than you know what to do with.  Know the feeling?  Here is a creative use you might not hav thought about – use washi in varying widths to stencil fun and funky patterns!  Over at the blog Ludorn you can find these snazzy geometric coasters.  The instructions are in German, …

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[3 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Epic Super Mario Bros. Crafts | 4,508 views]
10 Epic Super Mario Bros. Crafts

If you grew up with the Mario Brothers, these Super Mario Bros crafts will warm up your heart.

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[1 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Polka Dot Mirror | 1,104 views]
Make a Polka Dot Mirror

The dollar store pretty much always has mirrors on the shelf, but generally they are lacking in personality.  Kimbo from A Girl and a Glue Gun grabbed one of those plain mirrors recently and, with a little bit of wood, gave it a makeover worthy of a high-end catalog!  Head over to her blog for the step-by-step, with minimal power tool use required!  [how to …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, High Concept, Holiday Crafts »

[22 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Button Flag Tray | 1,145 views]
Make a Button Flag Tray

Serve up your 4th of July treats in style with this DIY button flag tray!  Angie from The Country Chic Cottage transformed a plain wooden tray into a festive, party-ready piece that will add funky charm to your holiday spread.  Make it out of a new, unfinished wood tray, or look for an old tray at thrift stores or garage sales and give it a …

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[18 May 2015 | Comments Off on Stencil a Moroccan Accent Wall | 1,180 views]
Stencil a Moroccan Accent Wall

There are a lot of really awesome, extra-large wall stencils on the market these days, but some of them come with a hefty price tag.  Want to get that all-over patterned look without buying an expensive stencil?  Sarah from While They Snooze gave a wall in her home a makeover with a DIY template made from recycled cardboard and a clever method that makes this project …

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[15 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Faux Succulent Planter with Frames | 2,595 views]
Make a Faux Succulent Planter with Frames

Has your Dollar Tree gotten faux succulents in stock yet?  We are super excited about them and love all of the ideas we’ve seen using them!  Over at Anything & Everything, Tara used a few dollar store picture frames to create a terrarium-style planter for her plastic succulents.  It looks totally high-end but you can make one for just a few bucks, and since the …

$5 and Under, Decor, Headline, High Concept, Holiday Crafts »

[11 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 2,662 views]
Make a Glowing Skulls Lantern

My Halloween decor tends to center largely around skeletons and skulls – I even have a couple of skull themed pieces that stay out year-round as part of my regular decor.  (What can I say?  I have very eclectic taste!)  So it’s no surprise that I am totally in love with this bony candle lantern by Susan at Oh My! Creative.  Inspired by a similar …