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[24 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 195 views]
10 DIY Statement Necklaces for Spring

I don’t wear a ton of jewelry, but I do love adding a chunky necklace to pull my outfits together. The right necklace can turn even a t-shirt and jeans into a fashion statement. Bust your stash of beads and chain with these fun tutorials for statement necklaces!

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[22 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 1,023 views]
Tutorial: Knotted Bracelet Made from Recycled Fabric

Happy Earth Day!  While today is a day to focus on our environment and how we can improve it,  I think a lot of us budget crafters are environmentally conscious everyday.  Dollar Store Crafts regularly features ideas for ways to turn unwanted items into something functional, and this project is no exception!

To make these knotted bracelets, I used my children’s old clothing.  I always donate …

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[21 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 177 views]
Make a Mini Wire Crown

Do you know a little prince or princess?  This super easy DIY from Vanessa at Cafe Craftea will show you how to make them an adorable mini crown out of wire!  This particular type of wire comes in several different colors at Dollar Tree, so you have multiple options.  You could even take this further and add beads or other embellishments to your crown, attaching them using …

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[2 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 1,053 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 | 724 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 | 829 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 | 919 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 | 1,653 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 | 791 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 | 8,542 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 …