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[24 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 408 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 | No Comment | 414 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 | 768 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 | 669 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 …

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[23 Mar 2016 | 2 Comments | 986 views]
Make a Toilet Paper Easter Bunny

I’ll admit it: when this post from Diane of Homan at Home popped up in my RSS reader, I did a quick double-take, and then clicked out of a combination of equal parts amusement and curiosity. I mean, an Easter Bunny centerpiece made out of a roll of TP? It’s kinda brilliant, and pretty hilarious. She even provides a printable of the ears and nose, …

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[21 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Make an Easter Egg Wreath | 659 views]
Make an Easter Egg Wreath

We’ve seen several takes on the Easer egg wreath over the years, and we particularly love the design of this one! Haeley from Design Improvised designed it for Oriental Trading Company (which is kind of like the dollar store of the catalog world). Choose all of your elements in a matching color scheme to give it a classier, more sophisticated look.

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[18 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Twig Bird’s Nest | 936 views]
Make a Twig Bird’s Nest

Bird’s nests make wonderful elements in spring decor. Did you know that you can make your own out of twigs? Check out this sweet project from Jess at Make and Do Crew! The instructions call for your twigs to be as green as possible, so if you have some pruning on your upcoming to-do list, you may want to save some of those clippings so you can …

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[17 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Mother’s Day Cards for Kids to Make – Ideas for Any Age | 961 views]
Mother’s Day Cards for Kids to Make – Ideas for Any Age

Nothing is cuter than a handmade card for Mother’s Day, especially when it features keepsake elements like hand prints, finger prints, and kids’ adorable handwriting. I’ve shared three cute keepsake card ideas for kids to make, one for each age group — toddler, preschooler, or grade school — over at eBay. Instructions: [mother’s day cards for kids to make]
Project Materials:

Paper, on hand
Paint, on hand
Markers, on …

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[16 Mar 2016 | One Comment | 818 views]
Make a St. Patrick’s Day Chandelier

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! Feel like greening up your decor, but short on budget? Corrie from The Apple of My DIY put this cute chandelier together with some basic supplies, and the results are definitely not-so-basic looking! Her design incorporates honeycomb tissue paper spheres, but if you can’t find those readily available to you, you can get a similar look using green pom …

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[11 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Make Pom Pom Easter Bunnies | 1,041 views]
Make Pom Pom Easter Bunnies

Got yarn scraps? Turn them into Easter decorations! Over at Blitsy, Meghan shows how to turn your odds and ends of yarn into these adorable pom pom bunnies. You can also use the same basic method with different features to make a variety of other animals or creatures. They will look so cute decorating your Easter baskets or tucked into your spring decor!  [how to …