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[26 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 5,409 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 …

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[25 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 828 views]
Tutorial: Faux Gold Leaf Mirror DIY

I always pick up at least one bag of these fabric leaves at Dollar Tree each year.  They’re such a pretty, inexpensive product to craft and decorate with.  Last year I let my kids scatter them on the table for decor, and we used some as tail feathers for our paper turkeys.  This year, I decided to give them a metallic finish to create a …

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[24 Nov 2014 | 77 Comments | 847 views]
Giveaway: Oliso Pro SmartIron from MassDrop

Who is ready for a great giveway worth over $200? Thanks to our sponsor Massdrop, we are offering a top-of-the-line Oliso Pro SmartIron!

What We Are Giving Away (Retail Worth over $200):

One Oliso Pro Smart Iron – in limited edition PINK (Retail: $179.99)
 2 Cotton Steel fat quarter bundles (Over $20 in retail)

How to Enter* UPDATE: Giveaway is now CLOSED:

Enter the giveaway automatically by signing up for …

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[23 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 874 views]
Make an Oversized Paper Holly and Berries Garland

A large, fancy garland doesn’t get much more affordable than this – because it’s made out of paper!  Brittany from The House That Lars Built assembled it with some clever cutting and folding.  To get the curved leaves she used paper that came on a roll – if you are using flat paper you could curl it around a tube to get the same effect, or …

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[22 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 958 views]
Tutorial: Pine Cone Wreath

Our DSC Facebook community moderator, Terrie, has been busy busy busy making her holiday decorations, and sharing her how-tos with us along the way!   Today she shares the instructions for this fabulous pine cone wreath.  This was a huge hit with the community, so we are really excited that she provided the instructions!  If you have access to pine cones and you own a …

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[21 Nov 2014 | One Comment | 755 views]
Haul Video:  Goodies from Consumer Crafts

It’s haul video day once again here at DSC, and today I’m sharing another batch of goodies I got from ConsumerCrafts.com! You know I’m a sucker for good deals on craft supplies, and Consumer Crafts is my go-to source for pretty much anything crafty that I can’t find at the dollar store. Check out my video to see what I got, and be sure to …

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[20 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 3,559 views]
10 DIY Coffee Cozies for You or for Gifts

It has been chilly on and off here in Atlanta, and I have been seeing pictures of snow all over my friends’ Facebook pages. Nothing warms me up on a cold morning like a hot drink, and I hate when my warm cup of coffee goes almost instantly cold in the fall and winter. These DIY coffee cozies are a great way to use scrap or stash fabric. Make them for yourself, or whip some up to gives as gifts!

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[19 Nov 2014 | 3 Comments | 955 views]
Tutorial: Nail Polish Marbled Ornaments

You’ve probably seen a marbled manicure before – they’re all over Pinterest – but did you know that you can also use the same technique to give a marbled finish to nearly anything? True story! I decided to try marbling some dollar store ornaments, with varying degrees of success. Watch the video below to see my attempts (bloopers included!), or keep scrolling to read more …

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[18 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 786 views]
Make a Placemat Dish Carrier

With the holidays coming up, you probably have lots of events that you need to bring a dish to.  There are potlucks, cookie exchanges, office parties, etc.  Here’s a pretty project to make that you can use to carry your dish with you.  It would also be a fun way to “wrap” a hostess gift.
I bought these placemats at Dollar Tree thinking that I would …

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[17 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 1,306 views]
Tutorial: Tea Light Christmas Ornament

Our ever-so-crafty DSC Facebook community moderator, Terrie, is with us once again today to share how she made this cute tea light ornament – and it’s super easy! If you enjoy this project, make sure your join the community to see tons more great ideas like this one!
Project estimate:

Gold glitter glue, on hand or $1
Glass tea light holders, 2 for $1
Glittery battery-operated tealights, 2 …

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[16 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 476 views]
I Made It, Just Say You Love It & Shut Up! T-shirt

Exclusive t-shirt design, by Dollar Store Crafts & Teespring — for this week only! DollarStoreCrafts has been around since 2008, and I have never offered merchandise for sale, until now. I have partnered with Teespring to bring you this exclusive design, “I Made It, Just Say You Love It & Shut Up!” This t-shirt is on sale for one week only, and you can’t …