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[6 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 663 views]
Tutorial:  Reindeer Nail Polish

The holiday season is here and you know what that means- fluffy white snow, glittery tinsel, and lots of hot cocoa! These adorable (& super easy) reindeer nails are the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit for for sure- not to mention how incredibly easy they are. With a few simple steps, some patience, and a bit of practice- you too can rock …

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[5 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 282 views]
Book: Hand-Stitched Home by Susan Beal

I’m excited to share that I recently contributed a sewing project to Susan Beal’s new book Hand-Stitched Home, a book featuring sewing projects that use Pendleton Wool. If you aren’t familiar with Pendleton Woolen Mills, it’s an amazing Oregon textile company that creates stunning blankets, wool fabrics, and more, and has been around for over a hundred years. For this book, I created a backpack …

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[4 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 1,608 views]
10 DIY Monograms for Holiday Giving

Personalize your holiday gifts with cute, handmade monograms. You can add monograms to all kinds of cute gifts, from totes and towels to mugs and mason jars.

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[3 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 1,175 views]
Video:  Tanner’s Christmas Dollar Tree Haul

We’re excited to have our friend Tanner from A Little Craft In Your Day here with us this week for some fun dollar store crafting! Today he’s sharing his haul of Christmas goodies from Dollar Tree with us. Since available items vary from store to store, we always love to check out what everyone else is buying! Watch Tanner’s haul video below to see what …

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[2 Dec 2014 | 3 Comments | 966 views]
Make Cork Angel Ornaments with Recycled Items

I’m always holding on to odds and ends like corks, bottle caps, lids, and other items in the event that I can use them someday.  For this project, I decided to pull out various bits and pieces that I’ve been collecting or that are left over from other projects to make some unique, recycled angel ornaments.  I used styrofoam balls from Dollar Tree for the heads, …

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[1 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 1,636 views]
Tutorial: Frozen Winter Topiary

We often have readers inquire about what they can do with certain recycled items, including the K-cups from Keurig coffee makers.  Would you believe that this wintery topiary uses them as one of the main supplies?  Don’t worry if you don’t have a Keurig, you can also use Dixie cups or other small cups for this project as well.  This topiary will make a great …

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[30 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 637 views]
DIY Glitter Deer Bookends

Glitter — love it or hate it? Either way, you have to admit that it’s super pretty! Over at Live.Craft.Love, I’ve create a set of pretty glittered deer bookends that are reversible — blue on one side, green on the other! You can customize these bookends to your own decor colors. Find out how to make them: [reversible glitter deer bookends]
Project Materials:

Unfinished Wood Tabletop Deer (2)
Bricks …

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[29 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,057 views]
Video:  Rhonda’s Christmas Dollar Tree Haul

I always get really excited this time of year because, as far as I am concerned, the holiday seasonal offerings at the dollar stores are usually some of the best things they get all year!  This year at Dollar Tree I found a few especially delightful items in the Christmas aisle, and today I am sharing those finds with you on YouTube!  Watch the video …

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[28 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,464 views]
Tutorial:  Kitchen Towel Angels

Do you have someone on your holiday gift list who enjoys spending time in the kitchen?  Turn a collection of practical kitchen items into a fun present by making a kitchen towel angel!  With a few rubber bands and a little folding, you can easily transform a potholder, a dish cloth, and a dish towel into this heavenly doll.

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[27 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 3,183 views]
10 Recycled Christmas Ornaments

I know, maybe it feels a bit sudden to talk Christmas ornaments, but if you’re planning a handmade holiday, starting sooner is the ticket to less stress. That means more time to enjoy making Christmas ornaments, decorations, and gifts by hand. These recycled Christmas ornaments are budget-friendly and so, so cute.

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[26 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 5,342 views]
6 Dollar Store Craft Ideas You Haven’t Thought Of

Have you visited our DollarStoreCrafts.com’s Best Ideas group on Facebook yet? It’s a lively little place on Facebook where dollar store crafting enthusiasts can share their brilliant ideas and hang out with like-minded crafters. You should join today! Here are a sampling of great ideas shared in the group this week:

Dollar Store Spoon Wreath by Pam B.

Project Info Available Here for this cool holiday wreath …