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[13 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 509 views]
Haul Video: Daiso, the Japanese Dollar Store

Did you know that there is a Japanese equivalent of the dollar store? It’s called Daiso, and everything there is $1.50 unless otherwise marked. I’d heard for a long time that Daiso was amazing, so last month when I was visiting California for a big crafty trade show, I met up with Tanner and Courtney from A Little Craft In Your Day and we went …

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[6 Feb 2015 | 2 Comments | 678 views]
Haul Video: EPIC Jewelry Supplies Mystery Box!

Are you a sucker for Mystery Bags and Mystery Boxes?  Us too!  Heather recently ordered a destash box from TomorrowsUnknown, and it came CRAMMED full of a ton of absolutely amazing stuff.  This is the most epic jewelry haul ever!  Want to see what all came in Heather’s box?  Watch the video to see – you will be amazed!  Want your own mystery box?  There …

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[31 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 2,167 views]
How to Find $1 Craft Supplies on eBay

Until recently, I had no idea you could find $1 craft supplies on eBay, but since I started Crafty Bobcat in a Box (where I pay $1 a day to get a random craft package sent to me), I have learned that there are many craft supplies to be found that cost $1 — or less! Craft supplies from beads and jewelry findings, to buttons …

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[30 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 1,026 views]
Video: Valentine Haul from Dollar General

While my go-to dollar store is definitely Dollar Tree, I still like to stop by the other dollar stores in my area at least once per holiday/season and see what they have on the shelf. I recently stopped by Dollar General and while my haul there was modest, the things that I did find were pretty awesome! Watch the video to see what I found …

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[25 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 551 views]
Make Washi Tape Stickers

I was already a washi tape addict, and then it started turning up at Dollar Tree.  Oooooooh boy!  How can I turn down cute tapes for $1 a roll?  And so it is that I find myself with a growing collection of washi, enough that it probably constitutes 2 or 3 lifetime supplies.  So, what can you do with a massive washi tape collection?  Over …

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[23 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 1,256 views]
Get Mystery Packages for $1 a Day with Bobcat in a Box

This was just too interesting of an idea not to give it a try, so Heather and I are both trying out a fun new subscription mail service called Bobcat in a Box.  Based on an XKCD comic strip, Bobcat in a Box is a bot that finds items on eBay and other ecommerce sites that cost $1 or less with free shipping, and sends you …

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[22 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 709 views]
10 Free Typographical Embroidery Patterns

I love typographical art, and these embroidery patterns combine typography with beautiful graphics. Which one is your favorite?

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[16 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 1,322 views]
Video: Dollar Tree Valentine’s Day Haul

It’s time for a season change on the shelves at Dollar Tree again – this time to another of my favorites, Valentine’s Day!  I went shopping this week looking for some Valentine-y goodies and came back with a couple bags of lovely things, plus a couple of other non-Valentine items that I also had to have.  Watch the video to see what I got and …

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[9 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 598 views]
Video: Heather’s Jewelry Making Haul from Jo-Ann

I hit Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store up on their New Years’ Sale and got some very fun stuff! I can’t resist the bead aisle — especially when beads are 50% off! I also took advantage of their 99 cent fat quarter sale, and I found a couple of very cool jewelry-making tools.
If you don’t feel like watching the video, here are some of the …

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[1 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 3,071 views]
10 Ways to Organize Your Craft Room (or closet, or corner)

Happy new year, Dollar Store Crafters! Did you resolve to organize your craft area this year? Whether you have a whole room full of craft supplies or a smaller area dedicated to crafty storage, these are some ways to make the most of that space and get more organized.Happy new year, Dollar Store Crafters! Did you resolve to organize your craft area this year? Whether you have a whole room full of craft supplies or a smaller area dedicated to crafty storage, these are some ways to make the most of that space and get more organized.