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[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 2,009 views]
New Halloween Makeover for Old Playhouse

Have an old, unloved plastic playhouse in your yard? Why not give it a smashing new makeover like this Halloween House makeover from Saki.Girl at Halloween Forum. You could really sell the creepy look with a few well-chosen decorations from the dollar store! [see original post]
Project Estimate:

Old playhouse, on hand
Gray spray paint, $4
Black spray paint, $4
Purple spray paint, $4
Assorted Halloween decorations, $1 each

Total: $13 and …

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

[15 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,918 views]
Tutorial:  Frosted Skull Mirror

This is actually an idea I had last year, when I first bought a large felt skull cutout from Dollar Tree.  I’ve had a can of frosted glass effect spray paint sitting on my shelf for a couple of years waiting for just the right project, so once inspiration struck, it was just a matter of finding the right mirror.  When the right one and …

$1 and Free, Headline, Holiday Crafts »

[12 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 1,412 views]
Make Candy Corn Treat Jars

It should go without saying that I am addicted to the dollar store, but in particular I have an obsession with the glassware aisle.  And I have a very special place in my heart for various kinds of jars.  The jars with the clasp-y sealing lids are among my favorites, and I really love how Kimberly gave them this candy corn makeover!  You can find …

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[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 495 views]
Tutorial:  Sideshow Strong Man Costume

Halloween will be here before you know it, and if you’re planning to make costumes, you know that the time to get started is NOW!  This is the costume I made for my son last year:  a carnival sideshow strong man.  I lost track of how many compliments I received on this costume!  It was incredibly easy to make, and by using items from the …

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[25 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 4,866 views]
Make Recycled Witch’s Apothecary Jars

Are you thinking about Halloween yet?  It’ll be here before you know it!  Get a start on your spooky creations with these fun witch’s apothecary jars by Maria at Magia Mia.  Would you have guessed that they are made out of recycled plastic vitamin bottles?  We’re amazed!  All it takes is some hot glue, some paint, and a little imagination to turn them into Halloween decor. …

$1 and Free, Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Kids, Wearable Crafts »

[27 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 675 views]
Make Patriotic Straw and Bead Jewelry

Whether you’re looking for an activity to entertain the kids at this years 4th of July BBQ or you just need a quick craft to fill a summer afternoon, this easy patriotic jewelry by Chelsey at Buggy and Buddy is a great project!  The resulting pieces are fashionable enough that tweens will actually wear them, and easy enough that even little finger can help.  Her post also …

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[22 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 1,553 views]
Make an Eraser-Stamped Shirt

With the 4th of July right around the corner, there is no better time to start DIYing for the holiday than now.  This adorable shirt from Jessica at Cutesy Crafts was made with a genius technique – stamping around a masked area with a pencil eraser!  The effect is sort of fireworks-y, making it perfect for the occasion; you could also change the shape and …

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[8 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,407 views]
Make a No Sew American Flag Shirt

Dress for the 4th of July in DIY style with this easy waving flag shirt – no sewing required! With a clever use of materials, Ginger from Gingerly Made used ric rac to simulate the waving motion of a flag in the breeze. This motif isn’t limited to shirts either – add a waving flag to a tote bag, whip one up on …

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[5 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 3,624 views]
10 DIY Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is coming up in just a week and a half, but you’ve still got one crafting weekend left to make a gift for dad! Whether you need something to gift your own pops or a gift idea that you can help your kids make for their daddy, there’s something for everyone on this list. Happy Fathers day, y’all!

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[4 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 723 views]
Make Carnival Ticket American Flag Art

Have you noticed that Dollar Tree carries carnival tickets in their party supplies section?  There are all kinds of crafty things you can do with those tickets – like this American flag art by Leanne at Organize & Decorate Everything!  Not only is this a great piece on its own, you could also use this idea as a basis for making signage, greeting cards, scrapbook …