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[17 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 430 views]
10 DIY Journals in All Shapes and Sizes

Don’t you just love a journal? There’s something about a blank book that’s just plain inspiring. And a journal that you made yourself? That’s perfection. We all use our journals in different ways, so the list below includes an array of sizes, from purse-stashable mini journals to full sized dealies to stick on the shelf or your bedside table.

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[23 Feb 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,376 views]
Make Matchbox Desk Organizers

This month, one of my favorite dollar store craft ideas appeared in Country Living magazine – recycled matchbox desk organizers. They posted the project online too, so you can check it out (and download the free printables!) Based on the mini matchbox organizers I made awhile back, I designed special printables just for use with the big boxes of matches you can get at the …

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[6 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 7,043 views]
10 Craft Room Organization Ideas

Could your craft room use a little bit of organizational oomph? I’ve been fantasy organizing and found a bunch of great projects that you can make with cheap or even free materials!

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[24 Dec 2013 | 4 Comments | 1,369 views]
Tutorial: Quickly add Bling to your Desk Supplies

If you haven’t noticed yet, I like shiny things.  The quickest way to up the glam factor on an inexpensive item is to make it shine with paint or with bling.  I decided to transform my office supplies quickly and inexpensively by using bling on a roll, a mesh that has rhinestone like “stones” on it.  The mesh makes for a quick and inexpensive way …

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[9 Dec 2013 | 30 Comments | 2,593 views]
How to Make an Ugly Sweater & Ugly Sweater Giveway!

‘Tis the Season to get ugly… with an ugly christmas sweater, that is! I was challenged to create an already-ugly sweater from UglyChristmasSweater.com into an even more ugly creation. I couldn’t say no to the challenge! Here I am modeling the ugly sweater BEFORE I got ugly-crafty with it. Also, dig the dollar store decorations in the front yard. I know how to get ugly, …

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[21 Oct 2013 | 16 Comments | 5,583 views]
5 Dollar Store Crafty Ideas for Decorative Tape

I was so excited when I was walking down an aisle at Dollar Tree and saw a display with multiple colors and patterns of decorative tape. Decorative tape, also known in the crafty world as washi tape, is a pretty patterned masking tape that is easy to apply to anything (and just as easy to remove when you’re done!) Look below to find five crafts …

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[18 Sep 2013 | 5 Comments | 1,615 views]
Tutorial: Washi Tape Locker Accessories

There isn’t anything in life that can’t benefit from a little washi tape makeover and these locker accessories are no exception. Upgrade these dollar store basics into a cute locker kit. Not going back to school? They make great fridge accessories, too!

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[7 Sep 2013 | 3 Comments | 4,575 views]
Man Crafts: easy optical art with office supplies

Here’s a fun art activity using standard office supplies. I used to make these when I was in school, and now make them when I’m on boring conference calls.
This project is easy and only takes about 30 minutes to produce some fun results. For those that want more of a challenge you can increase the frequency of horizontal bars and make a more detailed and …

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[3 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 1,995 views]
Make a Duct Tape Magnetic Memo Board

I love a good memo board project.  There are just so many ways to make them , and they are so useful to have around!  This particular memo board that I shared on Mrs. Greene is the magnetic variety.  It’s super cute, highly customizable, and only takes about 10 minutes to make.  They would be great as dorm room decor if you use removable adhesive …

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[3 Sep 2013 | 10 Comments | 10,076 views]
Tutorial: Ombre Glass Magnets and Push Pins

Several months ago, I explained how to “crack” glass floral stones (tutorial here).  It’s an inexpensive, easy project that’s fun to do.  I like to use fine glitter to create a sparkly ombre effect on the glass.   Dollar Tree carries small multi packs of glitter that are already color coordinated, so it takes the guesswork out for you.  I turned my ombre cracked glass …