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[7 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 84 views]
Make Santa’s Coal Wreath

What do you give the friend, neighbor, or co-worker who is mostly naughty (but maybe a little bit nice)? How about this funny dollar store craft: a Santa’s Coal Wreath, featuring all dollar store materials and candies. I posted the instructions over in my column at eBay: [make Santa’s Coal Wreath]
Project Materials:

Santa candy, $1
Coal candy, $1
Paper plates, $1
Red crepe paper, $1
Hot glue gun and glue …

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[6 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 114 views]
DIY Hot Cocoa Mix Ornament Gift Idea

Here’s an adorable and super-easy craft to make for friends, neighbors, or teachers: a DIY Hot Cocoa Mix Ornament. The secret to these cuties are the mini glass milk bottles and of course, some dollar store ingredients! Find my full instructions over at Live.Craft.Love: [DIY Hot Cocoa Mix Ornament]
Project Materials:
(Items in bold can be purchased at the dollar store)

Mini Milk Bottle
Hot cocoa mix
Christmas sprinkles
Chocolate chips
Mini …

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[22 Nov 2016 | One Comment | 1,621 views]
Make a Christmas Candy Wreath

I love the look of vintage glass ornament wreaths, but they are crazy expensive! Buy one for about $200, or source the ornaments and make it yourself. Either way, it’s not gonna be cheap! When I shared a photo of an ornament wreath I loved, my mom said “You could almost make that out of those little Christmas chocolates,” and a lightbulb went off in …

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[7 Nov 2016 | 2 Comments | 1,017 views]
DIY Woodland Animal Origami Wreath for $2

I went a-shoppin’ at the dollar store, and I came home with 2 bucks worth of supplies to make this super cute Woodland Animal Origami wreath! This project is super easy and cute, and is currently adorning my front door. Learn how to make it for yourself: [Woodland Origami Wreath]
Supplies Needed:

Flat Christmas Wreath, $1
Woodland Animal Origami Kit, $1
Hot glue gun and glue sticks, on hand

Total …

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[2 Nov 2016 | One Comment | 439 views]
DIY Gratitude Journal for the Family

Gratitude is good for you! Science tells us that practicing gratitude helps improve our health and overall happiness. This year, help your family out by making a DIY Gratitude Journal that everyone can write in. I posted instructions for this cute Thanksgiving craft idea over at Live.Craft.Love, so go check it out: [DIY Gratitude Journal]

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[23 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on DIY Sugar Skull Wreath | 789 views]
DIY Sugar Skull Wreath

Dia de los Muertos is a fall holiday that has gained widespread popularity in the past several years — a Mexican holiday honoring family and friends who have passed away. Celebrated at the end of October, this holiday (also known as Day of the Dead), is a celebration of life and family. Over at Live.Craft.Love, I’ve posted instructions for a Dia de los Muertos wreath …

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[24 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Glitter Witch Hats From Dollar Store Stuff | 893 views]
Make Glitter Witch Hats From Dollar Store Stuff

When you don’t have a lot of money, but you need to have a lot of Halloween style, make your own wee witch hats from dollar store stuff, just like The Dollar Diva did! Check out her clever witch hat craft over here: [make Halloween witch hats]
Project Materials:

Party hats, $1
Party plates, $1
Spray paint, on hand or $1
Glitter, on hand or $1
Glue, on hand

Total: $2 and …

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[23 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Tiny Owl Wreaths | 910 views]
Make Tiny Owl Wreaths

Looking for a cheap and easy holiday craft? Here’s a tiny owl wreath that is simple enough for kids to make, and cute enough to tie onto a package or hang on your locker. I used all dollar store materials for this craft, including the cute owl stickers and the pretty ribbon. Find out how to make these in my column over at eBay: [how …

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[8 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Copper Pumpkins Fall Centerpiece | 1,153 views]
Copper Pumpkins Fall Centerpiece

When it comes to dollar store crafting, spray paint is one of the best tools you have to transform dollar store materials into pretty home decor accents that look much more expensive! I love this fall centerpiece that takes humble dollar store pumpkin pails into an upscale home decor element. This great project was found at Up to Date Interiors, so hop over and check …

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[10 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Patriotic Pillow Cover | 694 views]
Make a Patriotic Pillow Cover

Throw pillows are one of my vices. I fall firmly in the “You Can Never Have Too Many” camp! But I’ve discovered that it’s a lot cheaper to simply DIY pillow covers that I can use to temporarily change my decor. This works well for seasonal decor like the patriotic look of summer. Over at Live.Craft.Love, I created these fool-proof patriotic pillow covers that are …