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[30 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 2,557 views]
Make DIY 3D Dot Embellishments

Argentinian DIYer Agus Yornet had a crafty dilemma; she’d seen crafts made using colorful 3D dots and wanted to try using some herself, but she couldn’t find them for sale anywhere in her country.  Her solution was to make her own – using her hot glue gun and a little paint!  They’re super cheap and easy to make and would be great to work into …

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[6 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 1,892 views]
10 Clever Pincushion Tutorials

If you’re been sewing for any length of time, you probably have one of those sweet little tomato pincushions. Mix things up a bit with a custom, homemade pincushion instead! We’ve got 10 pincushion tutorials for you, so you can find the perfect one to fit your sewing needs. The best part? You probably have most of what you need to make these suckers in your stash or lying around the house!

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[3 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 2,972 views]
Tutorial: 3 Duck Tape Valentine Crafts

This post brought to you by Duck Brand provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC. All opinions are 100% mine.

It’s time to get in the mood… for Dollar Store Crafting with Duck Brand® Tape! Lovey dovey, pink puffy hearts and chocolates kind of mood: VALENTINE’S DAY!! We have three clever Valentine’s Day craft ideas for you that use some Duck Brand® Tape Valentine's Day designs.

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[1 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 2,419 views]
Make a Center-Pull Yarn Ball

If you’ve ever done much knitting or crocheting, you’ve probably found yourself left with the limp, hollow shell of a center-pull skein, or bought yarn in a hank. In both of these cases, conventional wisdom says you should ball the yarn to make it easier to use for the next project, but buying a ball wonder can be an expensive proposition. However, Karen from I …

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[22 Aug 2013 | 199 Comments | 2,189 views]
Giveaway: A Rainbow of Folk Art Multi-Surface Paint!

I just received this awesome box of Folk Art’s new Multi-Surface paint in the mail, and I wanted to share the love with you. Just a super-quick giveaway to let you know how much I appreciate you!
Enter below – it’s super easy to log in with your Facebook account. And don’t forget that I will email your FB-linked email if you win (so don’t forget …

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[11 Aug 2013 | 3 Comments | 3,215 views]
Make Your Own Lick-and-Stick Stickers

While I may not see them on store shelves anymore, I do have some fond memories of lick-and-stick stickers from childhood – especially the flavored ones! I didn’t know it was possible to make your own until I saw this great tutorial from our own Heather over on Home Made Simple. Using this technique, you can transform any paper – from old maps to scrapbook paper …

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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 2,574 views]
Weekend Craftfessional: 3 Martha Crafts with Friends

Every week on Wednesdays, I go to my mom’s house for a day of crafting. It’s a nice time to pause from the To Do lists and tasks of the week and enjoy life, crafts, and each others’ company. We often have friends join us too. This week, Jaime and her two daughters Taylor and Sydney joined us.

I usually provide the craft supplies! This week, …

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[16 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 1,253 views]
Make a Needle Book with Pin Cushion

I don’t sew very often, but when I do I am adamant about proper storage of the needles.  I made the mistake once of misplacing a needle after I set it down for just a few minutes.  I laid it on the coffee table so that I could use my hands to do something else on the project but when I went to grab it …

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[16 Jun 2013 | 4 Comments | 3,838 views]
DIY Can Organizers in All You Mag: Did I DIY it better?

I don’t know if you saw me in the Take This, Make That section of All You Magazine this month, but yep, there I was! They matched me up with Kelly Dixon from SmartSchoolhouse.com — we both made crafts with recycled cans, and All You wants to see who DIY’d it better! You can click on the picture above to vote via Facebook.

The rules? We …

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[25 Apr 2013 | 18 Comments | 4,121 views]
Come Virtual Dollar Store Shopping With Me & dio!

This post brought to you by dio. All opinions are 100% mine.

Don’t you wish you could step into the dollar store and see what I see? When I enter the store, it’s a magical place full of crafting possibilities. You just need a tour guide, and soon you’ll be just as inspired by the dollar store as I am — come on, let’s go! Go …