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[30 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 674 views]
DIY Glitter Deer Bookends

Glitter — love it or hate it? Either way, you have to admit that it’s super pretty! Over at Live.Craft.Love, I’ve create a set of pretty glittered deer bookends that are reversible — blue on one side, green on the other! You can customize these bookends to your own decor colors. Find out how to make them: [reversible glitter deer bookends]
Project Materials:

Unfinished Wood Tabletop Deer (2)
Bricks …

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[28 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,586 views]
Tutorial:  Kitchen Towel Angels

Do you have someone on your holiday gift list who enjoys spending time in the kitchen?  Turn a collection of practical kitchen items into a fun present by making a kitchen towel angel!  With a few rubber bands and a little folding, you can easily transform a potholder, a dish cloth, and a dish towel into this heavenly doll.

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[27 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 3,248 views]
10 Recycled Christmas Ornaments

I know, maybe it feels a bit sudden to talk Christmas ornaments, but if you’re planning a handmade holiday, starting sooner is the ticket to less stress. That means more time to enjoy making Christmas ornaments, decorations, and gifts by hand. These recycled Christmas ornaments are budget-friendly and so, so cute.

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[26 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 5,505 views]
6 Dollar Store Craft Ideas You Haven’t Thought Of

Have you visited our DollarStoreCrafts.com’s Best Ideas group on Facebook yet? It’s a lively little place on Facebook where dollar store crafting enthusiasts can share their brilliant ideas and hang out with like-minded crafters. You should join today! Here are a sampling of great ideas shared in the group this week:

 
Dollar Store Spoon Wreath by Pam B.

Project Info Available Here for this cool holiday wreath …

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[25 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 835 views]
Tutorial: Faux Gold Leaf Mirror DIY

I always pick up at least one bag of these fabric leaves at Dollar Tree each year.  They’re such a pretty, inexpensive product to craft and decorate with.  Last year I let my kids scatter them on the table for decor, and we used some as tail feathers for our paper turkeys.  This year, I decided to give them a metallic finish to create a …

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[23 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 877 views]
Make an Oversized Paper Holly and Berries Garland

A large, fancy garland doesn’t get much more affordable than this – because it’s made out of paper!  Brittany from The House That Lars Built assembled it with some clever cutting and folding.  To get the curved leaves she used paper that came on a roll – if you are using flat paper you could curl it around a tube to get the same effect, or …

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[22 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 963 views]
Tutorial: Pine Cone Wreath

Our DSC Facebook community moderator, Terrie, has been busy busy busy making her holiday decorations, and sharing her how-tos with us along the way!   Today she shares the instructions for this fabulous pine cone wreath.  This was a huge hit with the community, so we are really excited that she provided the instructions!  If you have access to pine cones and you own a …

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[19 Nov 2014 | 3 Comments | 960 views]
Tutorial: Nail Polish Marbled Ornaments

You’ve probably seen a marbled manicure before – they’re all over Pinterest – but did you know that you can also use the same technique to give a marbled finish to nearly anything? True story! I decided to try marbling some dollar store ornaments, with varying degrees of success. Watch the video below to see my attempts (bloopers included!), or keep scrolling to read more …

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[18 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 791 views]
Make a Placemat Dish Carrier

With the holidays coming up, you probably have lots of events that you need to bring a dish to.  There are potlucks, cookie exchanges, office parties, etc.  Here’s a pretty project to make that you can use to carry your dish with you.  It would also be a fun way to “wrap” a hostess gift.
I bought these placemats at Dollar Tree thinking that I would …

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[17 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 1,314 views]
Tutorial: Tea Light Christmas Ornament

Our ever-so-crafty DSC Facebook community moderator, Terrie, is with us once again today to share how she made this cute tea light ornament – and it’s super easy! If you enjoy this project, make sure your join the community to see tons more great ideas like this one!
Project estimate:

Gold glitter glue, on hand or $1
Glass tea light holders, 2 for $1
Glittery battery-operated tealights, 2 …