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[30 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 4,694 views]
10 Stash-Busting Valentine’s Day Wreaths

Need a Valentine’s Day wreath to decorate your front door? These beautiful wreaths use recycled material to save a little money without sacrificing even an ounce of cuteness.

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[29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Make Cement Valentine Hearts | 1,435 views]
Make Cement Valentine Hearts

Looking for a non-candy Valentine trinket idea that’s a little more on the grown up side?  Check out these cement conversation hearts from Chelsea at Lovely Indeed!  This is yet another of the million-and-one uses we’ve seen for those silicone ice cube trays that they have for each season at Dollar Tree, and the resulting heart makes a nice little bauble to decorate your desk.  …

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[28 Jan 2014 | 4 Comments | 5,149 views]
Tutorial: DIY Jewelry Organizer with Plastic Canvas

When I saw these sweet unfinished wood hearts in the Valentine section at Michael’s, I bought them without knowing what I’d do with them.  I really don’t need anymore frames, but I could use a lot of help getting organized.  That’s when I decided to turn it into an earring holder.  Instead of the usual chicken wire, I opted to use plastic canvas, which can …

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[27 Jan 2014 | 7 Comments | 11,745 views]
Tutorial: Valentine’s Day Infinity Scarf

Every time the holidays change, I make a point of visiting Dollar Tree to see what’s new for the season.  This year I spotted something that I was instantly drawn to: lightweight fabric scarves.  They were obviously made of cheap materials and weren’t much of anything special on their own, but I had a feeling that with a little DIY they could be transformed into …

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[26 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Make Felt Animal Envelopes | 1,922 views]
Make Felt Animal Envelopes

One of my favorite cheap craft supplies is felt. My local store has a price break when you buy three sheets, so every time I go in needing a sheet of one color I come out with two extras. Which, of course, has added up to quite a large felt stash over the years. So, what can you do with felt? Well, Eva at Handmade …

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[25 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,522 views]
Make Milk Jug Rings

For the resourceful jewelry maker, nearly anything can be turned into a wearable piece of art.  For example, take these rings from Leslie at Pink Stripey Socks that were cut out of an empty milk jug!  She shows just how easy it is to come up with your own whimsical ring designs – it’s simple enough that it would make a good project for older …

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[24 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Make Leather Drawer Pulls | 1,142 views]
Make Leather Drawer Pulls

Maybe you found a piece of discarded furniture on the side of the road that you brought home to give a makeover.  Maybe you are just looking for a change to spruce up your existing cabinetry.  Whatever the reason you’re looking for new hardware, one thing is for certain: knobs and pulls can get expensive, especially the more unique styles!  Grace at Design Sponge found …

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[23 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on 6 Cute Crafts to Share | 1,870 views]
6 Cute Crafts to Share

Happy Thurs-DIY! Today I have six cute crafts from a bunch of my crafty BFFs to share with you. I hope you share them with your friends too! Let’s all get crafty this weekend!
1. Valentine Paper Mache Lanterns from Crafty Chica – at Spoonful

Kathy, Crafty Chica, made beautiful paper mache lanterns. These look like a lot of fun to customize, for crafters of all ages!
2. …

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[23 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 55,878 views]
10 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Guys

What is it about making Valentine’s gifts for guys that’s so darn difficult? Really, I have a hard time coming up with gift ideas for my husband at any holiday. Do you struggle with finding DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for the guys in your life, too? Check out these manly solutions!

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[22 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 21,334 views]
Make a DIY Spice Rack with Dollar General

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine.

I don't know about you, but when cabin fever starts setting in, I start to really notice all of the disorganization around my house. It's easy to ignore during warmer months when I am always out and about doing one thing or another, but when I find myself barely leaving the house …

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[22 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 19,811 views]
10 Candy-Free Valentine Gift Ideas

Between food allergies, concerns about kids hyped up on sugar, and schools outright banning Valentine candy, sometimes it’s just best to give non-edible treats to your classmates and friends. Here are 10 sweet ideas that won’t break the bank!