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[2 Nov 2014 | One Comment | 683 views]
Make Pilgrim Napkin Rings

Now that Halloween has passed, retailers are sure to take a hard turn toward Christmas.  And as much as I love Christmas, that makes me sad because I also really love Thanksgiving!  So does Amanda from Crafts By Amanda, who used recycled cardboard tubes to make these Pilgrim-inspired napkin rings!  They’re as easy as they are cute, and chances are you already have everything you …

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[1 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 373 views]
Make a Pom Pom Hand Towel

Though they can sometimes be impractical, I have always loved decorative towels.  My grandma always called them “guest towels”, which I never found to be a very good name because when we came to her house as guests we weren’t allowed to use them – they would be on the rack in front of plain towels, and we were to dry our hands on those, …

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[31 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 1,580 views]
Haul Video: Craft Supplies at Dollar Tree

My local Dollar Tree has gotten a bunch of great new stuff in recently!  So of course I had to buy at least one of everything that caught my attention.  Want to see what all I’ve bought recently?  Check out my haul video for a complete rundown of my finds, and what I intend to do with many of them!  You can also keep scrolling …

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[30 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 1,070 views]
10 Last-Minute Halloween Ideas to Make Right Now

Holy moly, Halloween is tomorrow! Do you need a few last-minute ideas for decorations, costumes, or healthy-yet-delicious Halloween treats? Don’t worry. We’ve got you.

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[29 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,167 views]
Tutorial:  Cheap and Easy Ribbon Organizer

Ribbon, ribbon and more ribbon!  I have so many spools that they were starting to take over my craft studio.  Do you have an excess of ribbon that you need to tame?  See how I used materials that I had laying around to create super easy, really quick racks to contain mt collection!  It’s also much more organized now, with everything in plain view on …

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[28 Oct 2014 | 4 Comments | 2,430 views]
Give Your Fridge a Make Over for Under $5

I have a love/hate relationship with my stainless steel refridgerator.  While I love the look of stainless steel, I hate how hard it is to keep it clean!  I’m always wiping fingerprints and smudges off the doors and handles.  I saw these adhesive backsplash sheets at Dollar Tree and knew I’d found a solution to my problem.
 

Project estimate:

Adhesive backsplash (4) – $1 per sheet
Game pieces …

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[27 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 954 views]
Tutorial: Simple Holiday Sign

The other day I found some little chalkboards at Dollar Tree and I knew that they had great potential for making some kind of signs. So I dug into my stash and found some embellishments to dress it up and turn it into a simple sign for the holidays! You could also use this same technique to make signs for all kinds of …

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[26 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 1,286 views]
Make Snowman on a Stick Treats

You need cute holiday treats for your kid’s class or a holiday gathering, but baking isn’t exactly your strongest skill.  Think you are going to have to resign yourself to buying those slice-and-bake sugar cookie logs?  Think again!  These snowmen on a stick Based on an idea she saw elsewhere, Randi from Dukes and Dutchessses made a couple of alterations to the materials – and you can …

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[25 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 4,108 views]
Make Melted Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments

Peppermint candies are a classic, and their color scheme lends itself well to the holidays.  Shae from Hello Homebody recognized that potential and melted a handful of candies into these fun ornaments!  While red and white is the most common color combo for these candies, they also come in green and white.  You could also experiment with other candies, using cinnamon candies to make solid …

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[24 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 872 views]
Haul Video:  Heather’s Halloween Dollar Tree Haul 2014

You know we are huge Dollar Tree fans around here, and we are especially fond of holidays there because they always have tons of cool stuff!  A new Dollar Tree just opened near my house (exciting!) so of course I had to go check it out.  Want to see what I got?  Watch the video to check out my haul and hear my ideas for …

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[23 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 7,451 views]
10 Shrinky Dinks That Will Make You Rethink Shrinky Dinks

When you picture Shrinky Dinks, do you remember the cheesy kid crafts that you did in the 80s? Shrinky Dink crafts have come a long way, baby! Check out these totally modern Shrinky Dink ideas!