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[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 79 views]
Tutorial: Kitty Face Shoes

Give your shoes a temporary kitty makeover! Heather used electrical tape to make adorable cat faces on the toes of a pair of plain flats to dress them up. This is a great way to add a little bit of fun to your outfit, while still leaving your favorite flats wearable for other occasions. When you’re done, simply peel off the tape …

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[27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 105 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 …

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[20 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 658 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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[18 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 471 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 …

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[16 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 353 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 …

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[13 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 1,122 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 …

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[11 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 473 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 …

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[6 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 385 views]
Haul Video: Supplies from Consumer Crafts

One of our very favorite places to pick up affordable craft supplies is Consumer Crafts. Their selection is amazing and they have great sales! Heather recently received her latest order from them – watch the video to check out all of the awesome stuff she snagged and find out what she plans to do with her new treasures!

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[4 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 776 views]
Tutorial: Fairy Dust Necklace

Have you seen the adorable little bottles of nail art glitter at Dollar Tree?  They have loops on the tops that make them just beg to be turned into necklaces!  This is a great craft for kids, tweens, and teens, and would be a great activity for a birthday party or sleepover. 

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[27 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 978 views]
Haul Video: Rhonda’s Latest Trip to Dollar Tree

In case you haven’t guesses yet, I am a Dollar Tree junkie – my local store is in my neighborhood, so I usually stop several times a week. It’s not uncommon for me to make 6 or even 7 trips there in a week. Some days I walk out with just two or three things, and other times I leave with multiple bags …