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[2 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 1,010 views]
Make a Fabric Infinity Scarf

One of the most dangerous things I have ever encountered at a craft store?  A whole table of fabrics for $1 per yard.  I’m usually not much of a fabric hoarder, but deals like that bring out my tendency to obsessively collect!  The problem is, I end up with boxes and boxes of pretty cottons – and I very rarely sew.  Since the odds of …

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[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 712 views]
Turn a Men’s Shirt into Toddler Shorts

One thing I have discovered over my many years of thrift store shopping is that often, I can buy secondhand clothing for less than what if would cost me to buy the fabric to create a garment.  Crazy, right?  Caroline at Imagine Gnats came up with a brilliant and money-saving idea, using a men’s button-down shirt to create a pair of toddler-sized shorts.  She even …

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[15 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 813 views]
Make Cardboard Tube Bracelets

Jewelry crafts are fun and fashionable no matter what your age. And young crafters will love these kid-sized, recycled cuff bracelets! Kim at Learn Create Love made these with her daughter, using recycled cardboard tubes as a base and then letting their imaginations run wild.  Chances are, you probably already have everything you need to create these on hand, making them a great project for …

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[22 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 916 views]
Make Baby Neckties from Fabric Scraps

Do you have a fabric problem? If you’re like me, you may not be able to part with your fabric scraps. Or you might have a tendency to buy fat quarters when they are on sale for $1 without any real plan for how to use them. If you’ve got some manly prints in your stash, these little neckties from The DIY Mommy are are …

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[16 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 1,640 views]
Make a Ruffled Pregnancy Belly Band from a T-shirt

If you have been pregnant any time in the last five years or so, you are probably well aware of the miracle that is the belly band. If you haven’t been pregnant that recently, let me tell you: it’s awesome! It helps hold up your pants (both maternity and pre-maternity) as well as gives your belly some extra coverage from shirts that are too short …

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[11 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 788 views]
Tutorial: Heart Hair Accesories for Valentine’s Day

Have you seen the adorable fabric Valentine hearts at Dollar Tree?  After Rhonda posted about them here, I had to have a few!  These are so well made and a total steal at six per pack for $1.  They can be used in many ways, and here are two quick ideas that would make for fun gifts or just for you to wear on Valentine’s …

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[27 Jan 2014 | 7 Comments | 8,518 views]
Tutorial: Valentine’s Day Infinity Scarf

Every time the holidays change, I make a point of visiting Dollar Tree to see what’s new for the season.  This year I spotted something that I was instantly drawn to: lightweight fabric scarves.  They were obviously made of cheap materials and weren’t much of anything special on their own, but I had a feeling that with a little DIY they could be transformed into …

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[25 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,168 views]
Make Milk Jug Rings

For the resourceful jewelry maker, nearly anything can be turned into a wearable piece of art.  For example, take these rings from Leslie at Pink Stripey Socks that were cut out of an empty milk jug!  She shows just how easy it is to come up with your own whimsical ring designs – it’s simple enough that it would make a good project for older …

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[21 Jan 2014 | 3 Comments | 2,872 views]
Tutorial: Make Rubber Band Jewelry Without a Loom

Have you caught the rubber band jewelry making craze?  It seems that the rubber band bracelet loom was one of THE must have items last Christmas.  You actually don’t need a loom, though, to jump into this fad, and you can find the itty bitty rubber bands in the beauty section of Dollar Tree.

My kids wanted a loom for Christmas, and received one.  Unfortunately, the …

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[17 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,270 views]
Make a Book Page Ring

Paper is one of the most amazing craft supplies there is.  No, really!  It’s inexpensive, easily accessible, and simple to manipulate in many different ways.  Take, for instance, this book page ring by Adrianne at Crafts Unleashed.  Awesome, right?  She used Hard Coat Mod Podge to seal the ring, making it durable enough to withstand day-to-day wear.  You could use any pretty papers you have on …