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[22 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 19,825 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!

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[21 Jan 2014 | 3 Comments | 6,320 views]
Tutorial: Make Rubber Band Jewelry Without a Loom

Have you caught the rubber band jewelry making craze?  It seems that the rubber band bracelet loom was one of THE must have items last Christmas.  You actually don’t need a loom, though, to jump into this fad, and you can find the itty bitty rubber bands in the beauty section of Dollar Tree.

My kids wanted a loom for Christmas, and received one.  Unfortunately, the …

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[20 Jan 2014 | 3 Comments | 4,661 views]
Tutorial:  Valentine’s Day Candy Dish

Hellooooooooo all you Dollar tree crafter peeps!  My name is Debbie and you can find me over at Debbiedoo’s, where I craft lots of budget friendly home decor ideas.  I love all things burlap, spray paint, Mod Podge and  – this goes without saying, but I will – I love Dollar tree!  Today, I am sharing how to make a dollar store Valentine candy dish.  …

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[19 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 1,588 views]
Make Conversation Heart Thumb Tacks

Conversations hearts: the chalky, talkative Valentine’s Day classic.  People either love them or despise them.  For me, they rank second only to candy corn in the Disgusting Holiday Candy category, but I do have to admit that they’re cute.  So if you’re not going to eat them, what else can you do with them?  Vanessa at Tried & True decided that they would make adorable …

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[18 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 751 views]
Make Yo-Yo Valentines

In an age when many schools have banned the exchange of candy for Valentine’s Day, what other little treats can you attach to a card? As it turns out, lots of things! Andrea at The Graphics Fairy found some wooden yo-yos in Target’s dollar spot and knew they would make a great valentine idea. Just add some vintage images and presto! Valentine yo-yos! Give them …

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[17 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,632 views]
Make a Book Page Ring

Paper is one of the most amazing craft supplies there is.  No, really!  It’s inexpensive, easily accessible, and simple to manipulate in many different ways.  Take, for instance, this book page ring by Adrianne at Crafts Unleashed.  Awesome, right?  She used Hard Coat Mod Podge to seal the ring, making it durable enough to withstand day-to-day wear.  You could use any pretty papers you have on …

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[16 Jan 2014 | 5 Comments | 46,082 views]
DIY Fashion: 10 Sweet Refashioned Dresses

Could your wardrobe use a little bit of oomph? Check out these DIY fashion ideas to help you refashion some of your old clothes into cute dresses or give an old dress a brand new life.

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[15 Jan 2014 | 614 Comments | 7,458 views]
WIN the ULTIMATE “Valentine’s Day Basket” + Blog Hop

Love is in the air, friends! And we want to share the LOVE with you!

We are celebrating February, 14th 2014 with an incredible giveaway that you won’t want to miss!
You have 28 gift baskets to win!
Are you ready for this?! TWENTY-EIGHT of our FAVORITE bloggers have put together amazing Valentine’s Day baskets filled with everything you will need for fun, romantic date night with your …

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[14 Jan 2014 | 3 Comments | 3,107 views]
Tutorial: DIY Wrapped Wire Charms

I’ve been on a bit of a jewelry making kick.  The thing I love about making my own jewelry and accessories is that it’s a fun way to update my wardrobe without buying new clothes.  A new necklace or pin seems to bring new life to an old outfit.

In this post I showed how to use Dimensional Magic and glitter to transform glass pieces.  Now …

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[13 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Band Aids | 1,468 views]
Make Washi Tape Band Aids

Every boo-boo feels better with a band aid, and washi tape just makes everything better in general.  It would stand to reason, then, that washi tape band aids could possibly be a miracle cure for all of life’s minor cuts and abrasions!  Stephanie at Think Crafts! combined the two items, creating pretty band aids DIY-style.  No mater your age, your next scrape or paper cut …

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[12 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 985 views]
Turn a Wand into a Valentine

Confession: I own a plastic magic wand very similar to these ones. I bought it at Dollar Tree with the excuse that it might come in handy as a prop for making a video on YouTube or Instagram or Vine. But truthfully? The little girl in me just wanted a magic wand. Totally normal, right? Anyway, Kari at U-Create Crafts has come up with a …