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[9 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 2,970 views]
10 Fall Wreaths to Make This Weekend

Need some ideas for fall wreaths? We’ve got you covered! Many of these tutes use a Styrofoam wreath form, but you can get the same effect by cutting 3-4 doughnut shapes from corrugated scrap cardboard and gluing them together. Cheaper and plastic free!

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[7 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,315 views]
Tutorial: Bewitching Door Mat for Halloween

Whether decorating for Halloween or hosting a “Wizard of Oz” party, this fun welcome mat is great way for guests to make an entrance at your door!  This quick and simple to make project was inexpensive, too, thanks to $1 purchases at Dollar Tree.
I love to decorate for Halloween, but I don’t like gory decor.  I like my Halloween decor to be a little spooky …

$1 and Free, Decor, Headline, Weddings »

[5 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 1,084 views]
Make Crepe Paper Mums

One of my favorite things about fall is mums!  I look forward to them every year.  If you love mums too, then check out these gorgeous ones made out of crepe paper by Lia Griffith.  I love all of her paper flower projects, and these are particularly fabulous!  They are made using sheets of crepe paper, which you can find in the gift wrap or …

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Kids, Tutorials »

[30 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 976 views]
Tutorial: Halloween Decor using Temporary Tattoos

I have to give my five year old credit for this discovery.  One day, she and her cousin went to town with temporary tattoos, applying them to plastic toys, clothing, shoes, etc.  I was surprised to see how well the tattoos adhered to plastic and fabric, and it made me want to try it for myself.  So I did, and I love the possibilities!
 
I used …

$5 and Under, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts »

[27 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 1,818 views]
Make a Wood Slice Pumpkin

Yesterday at Dollar Tree I grabbed several of the little foam pumpkins.  I’m not sure what I am doing with them yet, but I bought them as soon as I saw them because the good holiday stuff usually sells out pretty fast, and I didn’t want to miss out on them!  So now I’ve been keeping an eye out for pumpkin inspiration, and that’s how …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Party Crafts »

[24 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 532 views]
Make a Paper Straw Bunting

Have you seen that Dollar Tree has paper straws for Halloween?  I got super excited when I saw them on the shelf and immediately threw a pile of them into my cart.  And now I need to figure out what I am going to do with all of them…  So maybe I will make one of these adorable paper straw buntings from Jeran at Oleander …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline »

[17 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 855 views]
Make a Marquee Light Monogram

Whether you’re making a full lettered sign for party decor or you are looking for some cute monogram art to decorate a bedroom, this DIY marquee letter tutorial from Natalie at Doodlecraft is a super cute (and super cheap) solution!  She used some cute LED flower lights to illuminate foam core letters – with the selection of light strings differing from store to store and …

cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[16 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 1,885 views]
Make a Spooky Shadow Box Gallery Wall

Halloween decor is popping up every where!  I snagged several small items from Dollar Tree and used them to create a spooky wall art gallery in my home.  Instead of pricey shadow boxes, I used $1 picture frames to make my own collage boxes.  Keep reading to learn how I made this entire creepy wall display for under $10!

Project Estimate:
(Per shadow box)

Frames (2), $1 each
Scrapbook …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts »

[15 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | 2,236 views]
Tutorial:  Frosted Skull Mirror

This is actually an idea I had last year, when I first bought a large felt skull cutout from Dollar Tree.  I’ve had a can of frosted glass effect spray paint sitting on my shelf for a couple of years waiting for just the right project, so once inspiration struck, it was just a matter of finding the right mirror.  When the right one and …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, High Concept »

[14 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 491 views]
Make a Flower Pot Pendant Light

It’s that time of year when retailers make a final markdown push of garden-y stuff in order to make way for the upcoming surge of holiday merchandise.  If you find yourself tempted to snatch up some discounted flower pots, here is one more reason to say yes: a flower pot pendant light!  Alexa at Remodelista whipped up this designer-inspired hanging lamp using a flower pot and …