Home » Archive

Articles in the Tutorials Category

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[28 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 222 views]
Tutorial:  Frosted Easter Egg

Make those plain ol’ plastic Easter eggs look fancy with a cheap and easy makeover!  By covering the eggs in Epsom salt, you can give them a whole different look.  You can even add some glitter for an even bigger statement! 

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Tutorials, Video »

[27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 85 views]
Tutorial: Duct Tape Rain Cloud Mobile

Got duct tape? That’s the main ingredient in this adorable rain cloud mobile! So grab a roll, along with some cardboard out of your recycling bin and a Sharpie, and watch Heather’s video to see how to make your own. Not into videos? Keep reading for written instructions!
Project estimate:

Duct tape, on hand or $1 and up
Cardboard, on hand
Marker, on hand
String, on hand
Tape, on hand

Total:  Free …

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 350 views]
Tutorial: Flocked Easter Bunnies from Eggs

Have you ever tried a new-to-you product and wondered how you lived without it?  I bought a lot of Martha Stewart Flocking Powder on clearance last year, unsure of what I’d do with it.  I started playing around with it and I’m hooked.  It’s such a fun product to work with!  I like using it on cards, but I especially like the look achieved when …

$1 and Free, Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials, Wearable Crafts »

[23 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 191 views]
Tutorial: Easter Headband

Whether you have a little one around your house who would look adorable in a mini bunny top hat, or you want one for yourself to dress up for Easter (you’re never too old!), this holiday headband is a super fun project.  You can even substitute some of the store-bought materials for things out of the recycling bin, making this not only adorable but affordable too!
Project …

$1 and Free, Gifts to Make, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[21 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 281 views]
Tutorial: Scented Plush Easter Animal

This is the perfect gift for someone who wants the fragrance of a candle but can’t use a candle.  Some of these places include nurseries, children’s rooms, Senior Care facilities, the office, and I’m sure you can think of a few other places. 

Headline, Tutorials, Video »

[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 423 views]
Tutorial: Bead Mosaic Mirror

Now that Mardi Gras has come and gone, what can you do with your stands of beads? Use them to make a fun, bead-covered mirror! Inspired by a similar project from Aunt Peaches, see how Heather whipped this up dollar store style. You can usually fond these kind of beads year-round in the party supplies section of the dollar store, and it’s …

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Kids, Tutorials »

[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 641 views]
Tutorial: Easter Bunny Decor from Wood Spools

I’m a big fan of whimsical, colorful decor.  Easter is such a fun holiday to craft for because there are so many creative ways to make chicks, bunnies, and other spring critters.  For this project I used cute craft wood spools to make itty bitty bunnies.

Project estimate:

Wood Spools – $1.50 for pack
Craft paint – on hand
Twine – on hand
Googly Eyes – on hand
Mini pompoms – …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials, Video »

[16 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 336 views]
Tutorial: Easy Shamrock Bow

Shamrocks, shamrocks everywhere – it’s that time of year again!  I dug out all of my green craft supplies recently in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and came up with this easy shamrock bow made out of ribbon.  I used burlap ribbon, which is a strip of burlap that is finished on the sides so it won’t unravel, but you can use any green ribbon …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[14 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 814 views]
Tutorial: Celtic Knot Art

A Celtic knot is a great addition not only to your St. Patrick’s Day decorating, but also to your year-round home decor!  The eye-catching, complex designs of Celtic knots are almost mesmerizing, but creating this knot art is a lot easier than you might think. 

$1 and Free, Accessories, cheap crafts, Fashion, Headline, Kids, Tutorials, Video, Wearable Crafts »

[11 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 458 views]
Tutorial: Paper Towel Roll Cuff Bracelet

Heather recently ordered a mega awesome mystery box full of all kinds of fun jewelry making stuff.  And ever since, she’s been on on a roll with DIY accessories!  For this project, she created a recycled cuff bracelet out of a recycled cardboard tube and some washi tape.  It would be a great craft to do with kids!  Watchthe video below to see how to make …