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Halloween decor is popping up every where! I snagged several small items from Dollar Tree and used them to create a spooky wall art gallery in my home. Instead of pricey shadow boxes, I used $1 picture frames to make my own collage boxes. Keep reading to learn how I made this entire creepy wall display for under $10!
(Per shadow box)
Frames (2), $1 each
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Halloween will be here before you know it, and if you’re planning to make costumes, you know that the time to get started is NOW! This is the costume I made for my son last year: a carnival sideshow strong man. I lost track of how many compliments I received on this costume! It was incredibly easy to make, and by using items from the …
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I was tickled to find these adorable ice cream dishes at Dollar Tree. The shape reminded me of these cute bowls I had seen on Etsy. Since the seller no longer offers them, I had been looking for a way to make my own. I think I succeeded! Here’s how you can paint your own retro inspired ice cream bowl.
Ice cream dish, $1
Chalky Finish Glass …
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The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in the house, and seems to be a magnet for clutter. Create an inexpensive and easy command station using dollar store finds: clipboards, hooks, baskets, and make them super functional with Scotch™ Chalkboard Tape and Dry Erase Tape, and Scotch® Duct Tape .
2 clipboards, $2
Bulletin board, $1
2 wire office supply cups, $2
Wire sorting tray, $1
4 zip …
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My daughter starts kindergarten today, and I wanted to send her off to school with an extra special pencil case. I decided to make her a decoden pencil case. Have you heard of decoden? It’s a craft style from Japan where more is better: more embellishments, more glitter, more eye catching!! I used a new product from Plaid Crafts that’s called Collage Clay. It’s an …
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School is starting up again, and it’s always fun to give students a little handmade something to start the year off on the right foot. Everyone, no matter whether they are in elementary school or college, needs lots of bookmarks. Here’s a fun way to save your place in a book: with a silly face bookmark! This project takes minutes to make, and you probably …
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As summer starts to wind down, we’re heading to the time of year when it’s comfortable to have outdoor parties again. I love being able to entertain outdoors! For my daughter’s recent birthday party, I wanted to set up a fun little table outside for guests. Our yard has a lot of wonderful trees, and I wanted to keep leaves and other things off the …
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While shopping at Dollar Tree for my Crafty Shark Week projects, I saw these stuffed animal sharks and decided that I really needed to make them into funny flip-flops. I think “flip-flops” is my Shark theme this year (see my flip-flop wreath and my flip-flop shark sculpture!). This is a quick and easy craft that you can make using stuff from the dollar store. Not …
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This Shark Flip Flop Sculpture Wall Art project was a happy accident that I came up with when I was making my Shark Bitten Flip-Flop Wreath. As I trimmed the shark bites, I noticed that when turned on its side, a flip-flop kind of resembles a shark. I had one flip-flop left over from my wreath project, so I tried, and my shark sculpture idea …
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Crafty Shark Week, everybody! Make a cute poolside sign that says “Beware: Shark Infested Waters” and is made out of dollar store flip-flops that look like they’ve survived a shark attack! This wreath would be cute for a kids’ bathroom or nautical-themed bedroom too.
I was inspired to make this shark-bitten flip-flop wreath by a Shark Party Idea post I saw on Chickabug (who found it …