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[15 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 1,286 views]
Make a Wire Heart Crown

Crowns and tiaras are objects that can me made in endless ways using a myriad of different materials.  This example by Stephanie from Make and Tell requires only a spool of wire and a pair of pliers – and if you have super nimble fingers, even the pliers are optional!  You could also add other embellishments to this design by stringing beads onto the wire as …

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[8 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,371 views]
Make a No Sew American Flag Shirt

Dress for the 4th of July in DIY style with this easy waving flag shirt – no sewing required! With a clever use of materials, Ginger from Gingerly Made used ric rac to simulate the waving motion of a flag in the breeze. This motif isn’t limited to shirts either – add a waving flag to a tote bag, whip one up on …

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[29 May 2014 | No Comment | 726 views]
10 Awesome Godzilla Crafts

Have you seen the new Godzilla movie yet? It’s on my to-do list for sure. I love cheesy monster movies and an looking forward to seeing the giant lizard’s redux. Got some Godzilla fever of your own? Squelch it with some super fun Godzilla crafts!

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[13 May 2014 | 2 Comments | 981 views]
Tutorial: Painted Baby Bib

I can’t tell you how many times my kids have asked me to make a t-shirt at the last minute.  Something with a team name for field day, a gift for a friend, etc.  I actually keep a stash of t-shirts from Dollar Tree in my craft room, and I’ve developed a quick, inexpensive method for neatly putting text on fabric.
For this example, I’ll show …

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[10 May 2014 | No Comment | 442 views]
Make Wood and Copper Necklaces

Sometimes the simplest materials can make a huge impact!  Take, for example, these necklaces by Mandy over at See Kate Sew.  Combining unfinished wooden beads with copper tubing from the plumbing department, the unrefined materials give a surprisingly sophisticated result.  Be sure to check out all of her variations on this design as well – there are lots of ways to string the beads and …

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[28 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 1,391 views]
Make Button Earrings

Buttons are one of those craft supplies that nearly every crafter has somewhere in their stash, so we are always looking for cute, innovative ways to use them.  That’s why we love these button earrings from Marsha at Peanut & Olive, made using only two supplies: buttons and wire!  It’s a great way to display fancy vintage buttons or other special buttons you’ve been saving …

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[24 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 5,028 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 | 5 Comments | 3,641 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 | 395 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 | 1,351 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 …