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[4 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 201 views]
Novelty Yarn & Gemstone Wreath

Have you every succumbed to the siren’s song of novelty yarn? Today’s wreath project answers the age-old question “Now that I bought this novelty yarn that looked so cool in the store, what the heck will I do with it?” In an attempt to use the stuff in my stash, I created this Novelty Yarn Wreath, covered with plastic gemstones, and full of a kaleidoscope …

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[3 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Tea & Frosting Decoden Wreath | 164 views]
Tea & Frosting Decoden Wreath

Today’s wreath will teach you how to decorate a wreath form with frosting-like clay (decoden), and embed an adorable tiny tea set, creating the cutest wreath for tea lovers. I got the wreath form at the dollar store, and the rest of the supplies for this craft from my stash. This wreath is super easy to make, and it looks so darn cute when it’s …

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[12 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Diaper Wreath for a Baby Shower | 490 views]
Make a Diaper Wreath for a Baby Shower

Want to bring the most aww-inducing gift of your next baby shower? Make a DIY Diaper Wreath, all from stuff you can buy at the dollar store. This craft looks impressive, but is really simple to make, and best of all, every item on the wreath is useful for baby. I posted the full instructions for this cute craft over at MyPrintly, so go check …

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[4 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on DIY Grape Sparkle Body Scrub Recipe | 827 views]
DIY Grape Sparkle Body Scrub Recipe

Looking for a great craft idea for a girls’ craft night out? Look no further than a DIY Body Scrub — they are easy and fun to make, such a treat for your skin, and most of all, cheap! You can find most of the ingredients for this body scrub at the dollar store, and the rest of the ingredients in your kitchen. Find instructions …

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[2 Nov 2016 | One Comment | 589 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]

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Kids »

[23 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Tiny Owl Wreaths | 967 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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[5 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Painted Fall Leaf Wreath | 653 views]
Make a Painted Fall Leaf Wreath

One of the most fun projects my family has worked on together this month has been this painted wooden leaf wreath. Each person in the family got to paint leaves, including the kiddos, and then I quickly put the wreath together. I LOVE how it turned out, and it was quite inexpensive to put together. I posted the tutorial over at Live.Craft.Love, so go get …

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[30 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Trendy Geometric Tote Bag from Potatoes! | 394 views]
Make a Trendy Geometric Tote Bag from Potatoes!

Did you know there is a handy craft supply lurking in your kitchen pantry? That’s right, it’s the lowly potato. Turn a couple of potatoes into stamps for a cute geometric tote bag. This project is quick, easy, and inexpensive. I’ve shared it over at Live.Craft.Love, so check out my tutorial: [Potato Stamped Geometric Tote]
Supplies Needed:

Canvas tote bag, $1 and up
Potatoes, on hand
Large knife, on …

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[8 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Dollar Store Locker Decorations for Cheap | 827 views]
Dollar Store Locker Decorations for Cheap

Locker decorations are all the rage among tweens, but designer locker decorations can cost an arm and a leg. But why spend hundreds of dollars, when you can spend $10 at the dollar store and completely deck out your locker? Over at eBay, I shared my dollar store locker decoration finds, and how to get a decked out locker for under $20. [how to decorate …

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[7 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Burlap Teachers’ Gifts to Make (in less than an hour!) | 753 views]
Burlap Teachers’ Gifts to Make (in less than an hour!)

Back to school time means time to think about all those teachers we appreciate so much! Here are several burlap craft projects you can make to show your child’s teacher how much you care. Find all the instructions for these inexpensive (and fast) teacher appreciation crafts: [burlap teachers gifts to make]