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[25 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 397 views]
Tutorial:  DIY Tinted Lip Balm

Need to moisturize your lips but also want a touch of color? Turn regular lip balm into tinted lip balm! Check out how easy it is to DIY it in any shade you want using stuff from the dollar store. Your lips will feel great and look great, all for just a couple bucks. Watch the how-to video below, or keep scrolling for written …

$5 and Under, Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Kids, Tutorials, Video »

[18 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 387 views]
Tutorial: Easy Ring Craft (Designed by My 8 year-old!)

My eight year old son Lewis and I were playing with jewelry making supplies we got in my recent epic jewelry haul, and he designed this simple ring. He shows you how to make it in this quick video!
Project Materials:

Ring blank, $1
Embellishments, $1
Industrial glue, $1

Total: $3

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

[16 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 469 views]
Tutorial: Enameled Bottle Cap Charms

Recycle bottle caps into “enameled” charms or pendants! All it takes is a bottle cap, some nail polish, and some small embellishments. Glue a jump ring to the back of the bottle cap to make a place to hang it, or mount it on a ring blank, or use them however you wish!
Project estimate:

Bottle caps, on hand
Nail polish, on hand or $1 and up
Embellishments, on …

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[13 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 485 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 …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, Tutorials, Video »

[11 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 468 views]
Tutorial: Easy Decoden Clock

What’s the time? It’s time to do Decoden! I used some of the supplies from my Epic Jewelry Haul to make this easy Decoden clock. The secret ingredient? Mod Podge Collage Clay – so easy to use. This was my first time using it and it worked like a dream. Now I want to decoden all the things!
Project estimate:

Clock, on hand or $1 and up
Mod …

$5 and Under, Gifts to Make, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Video »

[8 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 807 views]
Make Inexpensive Valentine Gifts

Need some inspiration for inexpensive yet very nice and thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts?  Our pal Tanner from A Little Craft In Your Day demonstrates two fun ideas in this video!  First he makes a project that has been very popular in our DSC Facebook group, a gumball machine made out of a flower pot and a glass bowl, followed by a heart candy collage.  Watch the …

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[6 Feb 2015 | 2 Comments | 669 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 …

$5 and Under, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Party Crafts, Tutorials, Video »

[2 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 269 views]
Tutorial: Easy Faux Chalk Valentine Treat Bags

Need to make lots of cute Valentine treat bags? Then you are probably also looking for an idea that is quick and easy – and this project fits the bill! This basic idea is easy to adapt to use whatever stickers, embellishments, and treats you happen to have on hand. You can even use different size bags, so you can wrap up …

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[30 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 1,025 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 …

$1 and Free, Headline, Party Crafts, Video »

[28 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 163 views]
Make a Stamped Football Table Cover

Need easy, inexpensive decor for your Superbowl party?  Jessica from Mad in Crafts made this stamped football table cover using stuff you can find at the dollar store.  And when the party is over, you just crumble it up and throw it away – now that is post-party cleanup that I can handle!  Watch the video below to see how it’s made, or click through to …