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[9 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Haul Video: $1 Sale from Fire Mountain Gems | 710 views]
Haul Video: $1 Sale from Fire Mountain Gems

It’s my favorite jewelry-making time of year — the annual Fire Mountain Gems $1 Sale! I got a few items from the sale to share with you and pique your appetite to check out what else they have! See what I got in my haul, and then go check out the sale yourself!
Watch my video below for the whole haul! Do you have any ideas …

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[11 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Feathers | 849 views]
Make Washi Tape Feathers

I think washi tape might be one of the most addictive craft supplies ever. Once you buy your first roll, you’re hooked, and the next thing you know you’ve got piles of tape overflowing all over your craft table. If you’re a washi addict, these pretty washi tape feathers from Stampington are a fun way to add a flourish to everything from gift wrap to …

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[28 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make a DIY Wreath Jig | 1,659 views]
Make a DIY Wreath Jig

Make perfect, beautiful wreaths out of herbs and other plant cuttings – without spending money on wreath forms! Ananda at A Piece of Rainbow used a single dollar store item – a small plastic laundry basket – to create wreath jigs in two different sizes, allowing her to make gorgeous, perfectly round wreaths every time. Check out her blog post for instructions and lots of …

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[14 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make Your Own Dip Dyed Ribbon | 689 views]
Make Your Own Dip Dyed Ribbon

A fancy ribbon is a great touch to add to a beautifully wrapped gift or an endless variety of craft projects, but fancy ribbon can also be expensive.  That is, unless you make your own.  This gorgeous ribbon was made by Melissa at The Sweet Escape out of – get this – old bed sheets!  All you need to make some for yourself is plain fabric …

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[21 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on How to Make Handwriting More Fun for Kids | 1,686 views]
How to Make Handwriting More Fun for Kids

Good handwriting is one of those things that catches people’s attention. When I was a kid, I spent so much time practicing my handwriting – figuring out how I wanted to write my a’s (with or without that little swoopy thing on the top?) and how I wanted to dot my i’s (open circle, heart, or just a dot?), and I went through the entire …

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[29 May 2015 | One Comment | 1,541 views]
Haul Video: Craft Supplies at Dollar Tree

If you frequent Dollar Tree, you know that their selection varies from season to season, and even from week to week or day to day.  Because of this, we are constantly on the lookout for fun new products to hit the shelves!  Heather recently spent $30 on craft supplies at her local DT – watch the video to see all of her finds and hear …

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[16 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Heart Shaped Wreath Form | 1,317 views]
Make a Heart Shaped Wreath Form

Wreath forms can be expensive, so we like to DIY them when we can.  Are you tired of making round wreaths  Jazz things up with this DIY heart shaped wreath form by Virgina at Fynes Designs!  This method is similar to making a pool noodle wreath, but instead of a noodle it uses pipe insulation from the plumbing section of the hardware or home improvement …

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[2 May 2015 | Comments Off on Fun Finds from Fire Mountain Gems | 708 views]
Fun Finds from Fire Mountain Gems

You probably already know I’m a big fan of Fire Mountain Gems (check out my epic jewelry supplies haul!), so I wanted to share some quick finds from Fire Mountain Gems that are perfect Mother’s Day gifts for less than $15 — there’s something for any price range, including something that costs less than $1! Check out these finds:
Mother’s Day Gifts Under $15

Crystal Rhinestone Cameo …

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[17 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Haul Video: Jewelry Making Supplies from Consumer Crafts | 754 views]
Haul Video: Jewelry Making Supplies from Consumer Crafts

We’ll freely admit it: we’re Consumer Crafts junkies. Because, let’s face it, you can’t always find everything you need for a project at the dollar store. But Consumer Crafts has such great pricing that it’s just as easy on your budget! Heather recently placed an order for jewelry making supplies – check out her haul video to see what she got!

P.S. Check what Heather made …

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[4 Apr 2015 | 3 Comments | 5,169 views]
Tutorial:  Pool Noodle Wreath Form

There are a million ways to make a wreath, and one of our favorites methods uses a pool noodle as an inexpensive wreath form.  Dollar Tree has started getting spring and summer seasonal items in stock, so it’s the perfect time to stock up on noodles for all of your wreath making needs!  This wreath won’t warp or melt when using hot glue.

Project estimate:

Pool noodle, …