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[4 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Your Own Spa Bath Salts | 616 views]
Make Your Own Spa Bath Salts

Bath salts are a key component of the spa experience, but did you know how easy it is to make your own? I found Epsom salts at my local dollar store, and added a couple additional ingredients to make a delicately-scented spa-style bath salts at a fraction of the price to buy them at a department store. I posted my recipe and instructions over at …

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[3 Sep 2016 | One Comment | 1,044 views]
Make Aspen Tree Wall Art

Make your own Aspen Tree-inspired wall art with a few supplies, then your fall and winter decorating is done! This tutorial is by Jennifer of TheCraftPatchBlog, and I just love how it turned out (and how she styled her couch, with the buffalo check pillows and the knit/crochet pillows) — so cozy! Find out how to make the Aspen Wall Art here, at Crafts Unleashed: …

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[2 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Make Easy Watercolor Quote Wall Art | 723 views]
Make Easy Watercolor Quote Wall Art

Watercolor is so pretty, and very trendy right now. Over at the MyPrintly blog, I have shared a very easy way to make your own watercolor art, even if you have no idea what you are doing! So find your favorite inspirational quote and check out how to make it: [easy watercolor quotes art]

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[1 Sep 2016 | One Comment | 671 views]

Transform some paper and a dollar store container into a stunning paper plant, perfect for adorning your home, office cubical, or for giving to a friend with a grey thumb. This project is easy enough for children to make, but sophisticated enough to use on a craft night with your girlfriends. Find out how to make it at the very inspirational blog House That Lars …

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[31 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make Coconut-Lime Sugar Scrub from Dollar Store Stuff | 595 views]

I just used this Coconut-Lime Sugar Scrub, and can I brag? I smell delicious! I found almost all the ingredients for this sugar scrub at my local dollar store, and it takes just minutes to put together. Now that I use sugar scrubs in the shower, I can skip using moisturizing lotion when I get out of the shower. Plus, I smell like dessert. To …

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[30 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Trendy Geometric Tote Bag from Potatoes! | 342 views]
Make a Trendy Geometric Tote Bag from Potatoes!

Did you know there is a handy craft supply lurking in your kitchen pantry? That’s right, it’s the lowly potato. Turn a couple of potatoes into stamps for a cute geometric tote bag. This project is quick, easy, and inexpensive. I’ve shared it over at Live.Craft.Love, so check out my tutorial: [Potato Stamped Geometric Tote]
Supplies Needed:

Canvas tote bag, $1 and up
Potatoes, on hand
Large knife, on …

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[8 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Dollar Store Locker Decorations for Cheap | 751 views]
Dollar Store Locker Decorations for Cheap

Locker decorations are all the rage among tweens, but designer locker decorations can cost an arm and a leg. But why spend hundreds of dollars, when you can spend $10 at the dollar store and completely deck out your locker? Over at eBay, I shared my dollar store locker decoration finds, and how to get a decked out locker for under $20. [how to decorate …

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[7 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Burlap Teachers’ Gifts to Make (in less than an hour!) | 721 views]
Burlap Teachers’ Gifts to Make (in less than an hour!)

Back to school time means time to think about all those teachers we appreciate so much! Here are several burlap craft projects you can make to show your child’s teacher how much you care. Find all the instructions for these inexpensive (and fast) teacher appreciation crafts: [burlap teachers gifts to make]

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[6 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make Simple Photo Luminaries | 1,073 views]
Make Simple Photo Luminaries

I love making photo crafts, and I love them even more when they are simple and pretty! These Simple Photo Luminaries by Amanda Formaro of CraftsByAmanda are such a great idea. You can make them from recycled jars, or buy a plain prayer candle at the dollar store to decorate. Find the instructions at MyPrintly: [how to make simple photo luminaries]
Materials Needed:

Photo printed on paper, …

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[4 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make Easy Treats on a Stick inspired by the State Fair | 568 views]
Make Easy Treats on a Stick inspired by the State Fair

One of the things that fascinates me most about the State Fair is all that yummy fair food! Some state fairs boast over 50 items that are served on a stick. Over at eBay, I shared instructions for making three simple and yummy foods on a stick: S’mores on a Stick, Choco-Bananas on a Stick, and Chocolate-Covered Oreos on a Stick. Find out how to …

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[29 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Kids Craft: DIY Airplane Mobile | 422 views]
Kids Craft: DIY Airplane Mobile

Right about now, my kids are getting a little tired of being home, playing together, and the heat of the summer. Any time I can provide them with a new activity, it’s received well, and gives them (and me) some minutes of peace. Last week, we made this cute Airplane Mobile, and the 10 year-old and 8 year-old had a blast making it. It’s simple …