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[8 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make Pool Noodle Luminaries | 1,384 views]
Make Pool Noodle Luminaries

Pool noodles are back on the shelf at Dollar Tree!  There are a lot of great ideas out there for using pool noodles in crafts, including these cute luminaries by Jill at Create Craft Love.  You can even float them in the pool!  How cool is that?  They’ll be great for creating mood lighting at your summer parties!  [how to make pool noodle luminaries]
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[22 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Dress Up Crown from Old Jeans | 283 views]
Make a Dress Up Crown from Old Jeans

What do you do when you have worn out a pair of jeans? If you’re like me, you put them in a basket for future crafting purposes . If you’re even more like me, you might have a few pairs in that basket but no solid plan, ahem. Clean out your scrap basket by turning old denim and scraps into this cute play crown from Creative …

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[21 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Faux Cupcakes | 699 views]
Tutorial: Faux Cupcakes

You’ll love these decorative cupcakes! It’s easy to make these in batches, so they would make great place card holders or party favors.

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[7 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Dishwasher Safe Sparkly Heart Drinking Jar | 634 views]
Make a Dishwasher Safe Sparkly Heart Drinking Jar

There is no holiday more perfectly suited for glittery crafts than Valentine’s Day. Combine that with the mason jar trend and the durability needed to survive a family with kids and you end up with these sparkly heart mason jar mugs from Creative Green Living. Thanks to dishwasher safe Mod Podge, the mugs can even go in the dishwasher following a 28 curing period. [how …

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[2 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Easy Faux Chalk Valentine Treat Bags | 287 views]
Tutorial: Easy Faux Chalk Valentine Treat Bags

Need to make lots of cute Valentine treat bags? Then you are probably also looking for an idea that is quick and easy – and this project fits the bill!

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[28 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Stamped Football Table Cover | 182 views]
Make a Stamped Football Table Cover

Need easy, inexpensive decor for your Superbowl party?  Jessica from Mad in Crafts made this stamped football table cover using stuff you can find at the dollar store.  And when the party is over, you just crumble it up and throw it away – now that is post-party cleanup that I can handle!  Watch the video below to see how it’s made, or click through to …

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[26 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Make Faux Sparklers | 430 views]
Make Faux Sparklers

These fun faux sparklers would make great decorations for a New Year’s Eve party, or would be fun as photo booth accessories!  Alicia and Geneane of Spark & Chemistry made these using bits of tinsel glued to cake pop sticks, but bamboo skewers would also work.  Put some in a vase, use them as plant stakes, or use them anywhere else that needs a festive touch! …

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[12 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,151 views]
Make a Halloween Treat Stand

We’re beg fans of all the seasonal serving ware at the dollar store.  Over at A Little Craft In Your Day, Tanner took a Halloween themed pieces and combined them to make this fun treat stand!  It’s perfect for holding cupcakes, cookies, candy, or other other treats.  Make one for a Halloween party to add to the buffet or on a table for your guests …

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[28 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Make Mummy Balloons | 510 views]
Make Mummy Balloons

If you’re throwing a Halloween party, chances are you’ve already got balloons and crepe paper streamers on your shopping list.  Make sure you grab some googly eyes too, because then you’ll be able to make these adorable mummy balloons from Haeley at Design Improvised.  Make sure you stop by her blog and check out her entire series of balloon decorating ideas – this mummy is …

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[24 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Make a Paper Straw Bunting | 578 views]
Make a Paper Straw Bunting

Have you seen that Dollar Tree has paper straws for Halloween?  I got super excited when I saw them on the shelf and immediately threw a pile of them into my cart.  And now I need to figure out what I am going to do with all of them…  So maybe I will make one of these adorable paper straw buntings from Jeran at Oleander …