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[25 Apr 2013 | 18 Comments | 4,123 views]
Come Virtual Dollar Store Shopping With Me & dio!

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Don’t you wish you could step into the dollar store and see what I see? When I enter the store, it’s a magical place full of crafting possibilities. You just need a tour guide, and soon you’ll be just as inspired by the dollar store as I am — come on, let’s go! Go …

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[25 Apr 2013 | One Comment | 6,857 views]
Make a Custom Cookie Stamp

Fancy cookies are a fun and elegant way to add a little class to any event.  But they don’t have to be difficult to make in order to be impressive to look at!  Over at Alphamom, Lindsey came up with a way to make stamps for adding images to sugar cookies or shortbread cookies – and she used all things that you probably have on …

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[25 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | 4,687 views]
Tutorial: Monogram Candle Holder

Wedding season is just around the corner and I would bet someone you know if not yourself is trying to come up with some inexpensive centerpieces. Heather and I had an awesome afternoon brainstorming and crafting together using Martha Stewart products. We came up with the very elegant candle holder which will have all your guests asking, “where you got those beautiful centerpieces?” …

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[24 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 1,344 views]
Make a Stamped Geometric Cityscape

I love projects that are both easy and versatile; something with a lot of possibilities is likely to keep my attention longer.  (Yes, I have the crafty equivalent of ADD most of the time!)  Claire from Fellow Fellow made this cityscape art by cutting a stamp block (basically a blank rubber stamp) into geometric shapes.  Can’t find a stamp block?  Look for large rubber erasers …

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[23 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 1,731 views]
Make Customized Sunglasses with Mod Podge

 
Now that it’s warming up and the sun is coming out, are you dying for a new pair of specs? If you already have a pair of sunglasses that works with your face shape, keep your oldies but give them a fashion makeover with Mod Podge. Shannon from Mod Podge Rocks teaches you how to make over your glasses two different ways to get that custom …

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[23 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | 8,352 views]
Recycled Craft:  DIY Drawer Organizers

Earth Day was yesterday, and hopefully you were inspired to find ways to incorporate recycling and upcycling into your crafting.  As a frugal crafter, I’m always looking for ways to turn my unwanted items into something useful.  Here’s an idea for turning grocery store plastic containers into fun, functional drawer organizers!

Project estimate:

Plastic produce or take out containers, on hand
Newspaper, on hand
Glue, on hand
Paint, on hand

Total: …

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[22 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 2,779 views]
Make Stamped Silverware Garden Markers

Does the warmer weather have you itching to put some plants in the ground? Make sure you mark where you plant your seeds so you don’t lose track of what you’re growing! These stamped silverware plant markers I made on Creative Green Living are easy to make from mismatches or thrifted silverware and last through all kinds of weather! [how to make stamped silverware garden markers]
Project …

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[22 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 1,548 views]
Make a Recycled Cardboard Vase

It’s Earth Day today!  Are you doing anything to celebrate?  Today is the perfect day to dig into your recycling bin and make something out of nothing, like this cute cardboard vase by Donatella at Inspiration & Realisation.  It will even hold water, so you can fill it with real flowers!  (Or dig farther into the recycling bin and make some paper flowers!)  [how to …

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[21 Apr 2013 | 3 Comments | 793 views]
Dollar General: Spring apparel for the whole family!

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We're excited to be working with Dollar General this year, so we wanted to talk to you about the types of great deals that are available there. Dollar General has more a lot more to offer than you think. It’s not just home cleaning products, grocery stables and cutesy craft items, they …

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[21 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 3,220 views]
Make a Scoop from a Milk Jug (and 6 other creative ways to reuse milk jugs)

Milk jugs are one of those items that are super easy to recycle without a second thought. If you can give it new life before plunking it in the recycling bin you save energy and reduce pollution even more! Heather teaches us how to transform a discarded milk jug into a useful scoop on Home Made Simple. Be sure to scroll to the bottom to …

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[21 Apr 2013 | One Comment | 2,240 views]
Make Easy Porch Lights

Whether you want to mark a dark sidewalk for evening guests, add a little ambiance to a night on the patio, or just add some quick curb appeal, these cheap and easy lights might be just the right solution! Carolina from 30 Minute Crafts made them with mason jars and flameless tealight candles. Don’t have mason jars on hand? Dig into the …