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[23 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 528 views]
10 Shrinky Dinks That Will Make You Rethink Shrinky Dinks

When you picture Shrinky Dinks, do you remember the cheesy kid crafts that you did in the 80s? Shrinky Dink crafts have come a long way, baby! Check out these totally modern Shrinky Dink ideas!

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[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 194 views]
7 Spooky DIYs… and my new book! #ThursDIY

Happy #ThursDIY kids! I have seven spooky DIYs for you today — all here to help you celebrate Halloween and Dia de los Muertos! If you have any fun ideas, be sure to tag them with #ThursDIY and share them on Twitter, Facebook (in my DollarStoreCrafts’ Best Ideas FB Group!), or Instagram! Check out what we have today:

Gorgeous Dia de los Muertos makeup by Cathy …

Headline, Holiday Crafts, Kids, Roundup-Ideas »

[16 Oct 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,314 views]
10 Pumpkin Crafts for Fall

Fix yourself a pumpkin spice latte, put on your coziest sweater, and try some of these fun pumpkin crafts. This list is a mix of pumpkin crafts for kids and for adults, so there’s something for everyone.

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[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 2,148 views]
10 Fall Wreaths to Make This Weekend

Need some ideas for fall wreaths? We’ve got you covered! Many of these tutes use a Styrofoam wreath form, but you can get the same effect by cutting 3-4 doughnut shapes from corrugated scrap cardboard and gluing them together. Cheaper and plastic free!

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[2 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 2,516 views]
10 Grown-Up Leaf Crafts for Fall

Fall leaf crafts aren’t just for kids! Sure, pressing leaves and using them for painting is fun, but why should kiddos get all of the leafy fun? Your kids can certainly help with some of these projects, but I scoured Pinterest for leaf crafts that don’t look kid-made when they’re done.

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 1,079 views]
6 Fascinating Halloween Ideas: Headbands & Treat Buckets

Want to dress up for Halloween in an understated way? How about a fun Halloween fascinator headband? I have created three different looks for the Live.Craft.Love blog: A creepy spider, a fanciful bat headband, and a bird’s nest. Each of these headbands takes less than 15 minutes to make! Find out more: [3 Halloween Headbands]

I also created three different custom treat buckets for Halloween: a …

Accessories, Headline, Roundup-Ideas, Wearable Crafts »

[18 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 2,193 views]
10 Upcycled Scarf Ideas for Fall

The official first day of fall is only a few days away! That means it’s time for tights, boots, and scarves! If you could use a new scarf or two in your fall wardrobe, try one of these upcycled scarf ideas to create one on the cheap.

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[11 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 4,923 views]
10 Sweater Crafts for Fall

Now that summer is almost over, are you cleaning out your closet? Torn or ill-fitting sweaters may have no place in your wardrobe as-is, but there are lots of fun ways that you can craft with them. Think of those old sweaters as free yarn that you don’t even have to knit or crochet.

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[4 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 4,468 views]
10 Homemade Hot Drink Recipes for Fall

I love a hot drink as much as Carrie Poppy, but those fancy coffee and tea drinks are crazy expensive. You can save a lot of money this fall and winter by making your own hot drinks at home. Bonus: since you’re cooking from scratch, you can control the ingredients. That means you can make your hot drinks healthier than the coffee shop variety, too!

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[28 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 6,878 views]
10 Ways to Make Your Own Wallet

Need a new wallet? I always have a hard time buying new wallets, because I feel like by the time I pay for the wallet, I have no money left to go inside of it. Solve that little problem by making your own!