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[29 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 167 views]
Tutorial:  Cheap and Easy Ribbon Organizer

Ribbon, ribbon and more ribbon!  I have so many spools that they were starting to take over my craft studio.  Do you have an excess of ribbon that you need to tame?  See how I used materials that I had laying around to create super easy, really quick racks to contain mt collection!  It’s also much more organized now, with everything in plain view on …

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[27 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 285 views]
Tutorial: Simple Holiday Sign

The other day I found some little chalkboards at Dollar Tree and I knew that they had great potential for making some kind of signs. So I dug into my stash and found some embellishments to dress it up and turn it into a simple sign for the holidays! You could also use this same technique to make signs for all kinds of …

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[24 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 532 views]
Haul Video:  Heather’s Halloween Dollar Tree Haul 2014

You know we are huge Dollar Tree fans around here, and we are especially fond of holidays there because they always have tons of cool stuff!  A new Dollar Tree just opened near my house (exciting!) so of course I had to go check it out.  Want to see what I got?  Watch the video to check out my haul and hear my ideas for …

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[15 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 506 views]
Tutorial:  Sugar Skull Coin Purses

I recently got a box of really great new merchandise from Crafty Chica and ILoveToCreate, including some wonderful sugar skull patches.  I knew right away that they would be great for quickly personalizing all kinds of different stuff from the dollar store!  Since the colors of the sugar skulls are bold and bright, I wanted to use them to embellish something equally bright.  These coin …

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[13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 306 views]
Tutorial:  Scarf-Wrapped Pumpkin

One of the items I was most excited to see in this year’s Halloween selections at Dollar Tree was a selection of cute scarves – so of course I had to pick up a couple of them! I also grabbed a handful of foam pumpkins because they always sell out fast, and as I was unpacking my bags when I got home I was …

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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 571 views]
Haul Video: Heather’s Consumer Crafts Haul

I just received my latest order from ConsumerCrafts.com, and I want to share with you all the goodies I found there!  Consumer Crafts is one of my favorites sources for finding a wide variety of craft supplies at very reasonable prices.  This time around my selections have kind of a country theme to them – a little less rock ‘n’ roll than my usual selections. …

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 501 views]
Tutorial: Faux Druzy Quartz Ring (plus a book review!)

Druzy quartz jewelry is hot, hot, hot right now!  Authentic druzy jewelry isn’t super expensive, but it’s still not cheap.  If you love the look but can’t afford the price tag on the real thing, you can easily recreate the style using a rock from your yard.  Find out how by watching the video below!  Or, if you prefer written instructions, keep scrolling for a …

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[6 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 513 views]
Tutorial: Faux Tie Dye Tote Bag

A while back I bought a canvas tote bag at a local discount store – it was a plain white bag of a nice size, and it was cheap, so I picked it up with no particular plans for it, but knowing that it would make a good project.  A few weeks later I got a new laptop, and discovered that the tote bag was …

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[12 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 6,820 views]
10 Handy Sewing Tutorials to Up Your Game

Want to up your sewing game? These handy sewing tutorials help make your projects – from plushies to clothing – look finished and professional.

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[11 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,655 views]
Dollar Store Angel Ornament Craft

Need an idea for a holiday kids’ craft? Here’s a cute little dollar store craft from our friend Sophie from Sophie’s World: dollar store angel ornaments. You can find just about everything you need for this at your local dollar store, and you can personalize each angel with a unique face. [instructions for the dollar store angel ornament]
Project Materials

Pipe cleaner (gold), $1 per package
Small red …