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[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 4,395 views]
Make a Flower Pot Wreath

The other day as I was wandering through Dollar Tree I noticed that the flower pots are back on the shelf, including their 3-packs of itty-bitty terra cotta pots. They’re a bit on the small side for most plants, so what else can you do with them?  I think they would be perfect for making this fabulous wreath by Robin at All Things Heart & …

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[20 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 2,846 views]
10 Cute Picture Frame Ideas

We just celebrated my son’s first birthday, and of course we took approximately 1000 photos over the birthday weekend. I had a few frames stashed away for new photos, but I’m going to save some extra special pictures to put into handmade or hand-decorated frames. These are some of the homemade picture frame ideas that I’m eying.

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[20 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 3,422 views]
6 DIYs to Try This Weekend

Here are some of the cleverest crafts we’ve found on the internet this week! Which one will you try first?

Dollar Store Craft of the week: a candle holder made from a vintage trophy.
Cathy Attix shows you how to make a spiked up a headband at Trinkets in Bloom.
The Mat Hatter of Craft Mark Montano shows you how to permanently paint glass plates with an Alice …

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[18 Mar 2014 | 5 Comments | 1,831 views]
Recycled Craft:  Candleholder Made From a Trophy

One of the many things I love about writing for Dollar Store Crafts is that DSC crafters are so open minded to different crafting ideas.  Occasionally, I’ve made something quite out of the norm (like this mirror) and been delighted to find that you all really liked the idea.  Two weeks ago I made a bottle topper out of a trophy, and I looked at …

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[17 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 1,235 views]
Make Anthro-Inspired Floral Vases

With spring on the way soon, I’ve been in a flowery mood!  How about you?  If you’re looking to add a touch of floral elegance to your decor this season, check out these Anthropologie-inspired vases from Maysem at Ode to Inspiration.  Made out of dollar store vases and clay, they have all of the charm and character of their high-end counterparts, but cost just a …

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[7 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,520 views]
Make a Faux Galvanized Cake Stand

Galvanized metal has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years as farmhouse and shabby chic design styles come back into fashion.  Love the look but don’t want to fork over the cash for some of the fancy galvanized pieces you see at places like West Elm or Pottery Barn?  If you shop the fancy catalogs, galvanized serving pieces can cost $30 or more.  Maysem …

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[5 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,751 views]
Tutorial: Toy Animal Photo Holders

Hi there! Katie here today from Punk Projects! I love using inexpensive items in my crafting. If it involves upcycling, I’m all for it! I took a trip to the Dollar Tree to get some inspiration for today’s post and I found these awesome plastic toys.
I decided to use these toys to make some fun photo holders to display on your desk, shelf or wherever. …

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[4 Mar 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,167 views]
Turn a Trophy into a Decorative Bottle Stopper

I bet that every one of us has a trophy lying around somewhere, collecting dust.  Wouldn’t it be fun to turn that old item into a fun useable piece?  Here’s my solution:  make a unique cork bottle stopper!
I have a plethora of trophies from my dad’s car show days, so I didn’t have to look far to find a trophy to work with.  I have …

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[3 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,130 views]
Make a Designer-Inspired Spin Vase

When Kathy at The Budget Decorator saw Crate & Barrel’s set of  “spin” vases, she instantly knew she could make something similar herself, and she knew it would cost far less than the $25 retail price of even the smallest one in the C&B collection.  Her results are impressive – you’d have difficulty picking the knockoff out of a lineup!  And since she achieves the …

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[1 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,146 views]
Make a Mardi Gras Bead Wreath

Mardi Gras is coming up in a few days!  We love a good Fat Tuesday celebration, and our favorite part (of course) is the beads.  We’ve seen lots of amazing Mardi Gras bead crafts over the years, and many of them come from our creative pal Aunt Peaches.  If we had a who-loves-Mardi-Gras-beads-more contest, she’d probably win.  Last year she used some of her bead …