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[21 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on How to Make Handwriting More Fun for Kids | 842 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 | 1,258 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 | 1,039 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 | 623 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 | 657 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 | 3,958 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, …

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[3 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Haul Video: Craft Supplies from IKEA | 989 views]
Haul Video: Craft Supplies from IKEA

On Heather’s recent trip to IKEA, she found tons of great craft supplies! IKEA always has fun, funky, modern stuff and we love their vibe. See what treasures she found on her trip (including an amazing $4 fabric bundle!) and find out what she plans to do with some of the goodies she brought home!

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[25 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 800 views]
Epic Bead & Jewelry Haul: Fire Mountain Gems $1 Sale

I just got a heavy package full of stuff — my order from the Fire Mountain Gems Dollar Sale came! Find out what I got – each item cost $1 or less. I got tons of fun beading and jewelry-making supplies in this epic haul.
Check out the Fire Mountain Gems $1 Sale for yourself!

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[20 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 1,005 views]
Haul Video: Dollar Tree Craft Supplies and Ideas

Heather went to Dollar Tree the other day and found some interesting things! Much of her haul came from the craft aisle, but there are also a few surprises thrown in the mix. When you shop with an open mind, almost anything can become a craft supply. Take a peek inside Heather’s crafty thought process as she shares her most recent purchases …

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[13 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Haul Video: Dollar Tree Spring Haul | 1,466 views]
Haul Video:  Dollar Tree Spring Haul

Are you ready for SPRING? I know I sure am! I was happy to see spring and gardening items return to the shelves at my local Dollar Tree. The best stuff usually goes quick, so I stopped in this week to snag a few treasures while they’re available. I can’t wait to get cracking on all of the lawn and garden …