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[23 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 430 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 | 528 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! | 265 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 | 659 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 …

$1 and Free, Gifts to Make, Headline, Kids »

[7 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Burlap Teachers’ Gifts to Make (in less than an hour!) | 616 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]

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[29 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Kids Craft: DIY Airplane Mobile | 392 views]
Kids Craft: DIY Airplane Mobile

Right about now, my kids are getting a little tired of being home, playing together, and the heat of the summer. Any time I can provide them with a new activity, it’s received well, and gives them (and me) some minutes of peace. Last week, we made this cute Airplane Mobile, and the 10 year-old and 8 year-old had a blast making it. It’s simple …

$10 and Beyond, Gifts to Make, Headline, Kids, Party Crafts »

[26 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Creative Baby Shower Activity Idea: Hand-Drawn Quilt Blocks | 539 views]
Creative Baby Shower Activity Idea: Hand-Drawn Quilt Blocks

I attended my first coed baby shower this week (for my brother & his wife – yay for a new nephew!), and I was in charge of bringing an activity for the party. I wanted to provide a fun and creative baby shower activity that would result in a gorgeous gift for the baby, so I set up a DIY Quilt Block station and had …

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

[13 Jun 2016 | One Comment | 1,578 views]
Make Yarn Paintings

I remember doing yarn painting projects like this one from Kate at Picklebums when I was a kid. this, however, is a much less messy version that the watered-down-white-glue method of my youth! The secret is using contact paper or another self-adhesive surface. You get all the fun of this classic kids craft without the headaches of the cleanup! It’s a great project for a …

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[8 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on 9 Cereal Box Crafts for Kids to Make | 1,178 views]
9 Cereal Box Crafts for Kids to Make

My kids love to raid the recycling bin for craft supplies (lately my 9 year old son has been creating weapons, but I digress!). Here are nine ideas for crafts you can make using cereal boxes (and no guns on the list–you’re welcome!). I posted this article over at eBay: [9 Cereal Box Crafts for Kids to Make]

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[23 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Cardboard Tube Rocket | 366 views]
Make a Cardboard Tube Rocket

Are you a saver of cardboard tubes? If so, then this idea is just for you! Helena from Crafts and Creativity used an empty TP tube to create a cute little cardboard rocket. This is a great project for Memorial Day or the 4th of July, or for anytime if you have an aspiring astronaut or astronomer! This is also a great stashbusting project – …