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[3 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 716 views]
Make a Bee Themed Preschool Counting Game

My son loves bees. He also loves games. So when I saw a way to combine his two loves into a great educational game, I leaped at the chance. All I had to do was raid my kids craft supplies (all from the dollar store – of course!) and the recycling bin to get everything I needed to churn out a whole colony of counting …

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[1 Aug 2013 | One Comment | 2,552 views]
Make Simple Photo Holder Clips

Recently I was invited to take part in the summer edition of Craft Lightning, a series of crafts that can be completed in 15 minutes or less.  I have a ton of neat old photos laying around that I’ve been meaning to display for quite some time, but many of them are odd sizes that will not fit standard frames.  Not to be deterred, I …

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[1 May 2013 | No Comment | 2,101 views]
Make an Anthro-Inspired Clothespin Backdrop

From Mother’s Day to baby showers, spring time seems to be full of parties and celebrations. This Anthropolgie-inspired garland from Chickabug is perfect for all kinds of festivities. I love that it does double duty as both a decoration and a gift. Make this for mom on mother’s day and fill it with handwritten love notes from kids. Or set it up at a baby shower …

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[14 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 1,326 views]
Tutorial:  Cutting Board Clipboard

I was doing my normal cruising around the Dollar Store when I came across a small cutting board made by Better Crocker.  I was so excited to make something with it!  I brought it home and made a super cute clipboard for my kitchen.

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[30 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments | 4,683 views]
Make Clothespin Art Prints

When Kim from Easy Peasy Pie got done reorganizing her laundry room, she noticed a big, blank space on the wall.  It was the perfect place to put some inspirational art!  She used actual clothespins dipped in paint to create a stamped pattern, using both standard clothespin and an extra-large version that she found at Target’s Dollar Spot.  Doesn’t it look like something you might …

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[12 Sep 2011 | 4 Comments | 10,738 views]
12 Double Duty Decorating Ideas

Martha Stewart has 700+ new uses for old things on her website. I decided I’d share my favorite double-duty decorating ideas so you don’t have to spend hours looking through them!

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[24 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 6,090 views]
Make Clothespin Bunnies

Happy Easter!  Looking for a quick and easy craft project for this afternoon?  If you have some old fashioned clothespins laying around, you probably have everything you need on hand to make these clothespin bunnies by Brittany at Brittany’s Best.  You can use them as toys, as embellishments for baskets or wreaths, attach pin backs to turn them into brooches, hang them as ornaments, or …

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[12 Feb 2011 | 7 Comments | 9,682 views]
Make a Wooden Clothespin Planter

These little wooden planters are charming, and so simple to make, even small children can successfully make them, using tuna cans and clothespins. Camilla at Family Chic is quite a talented designer. Her projects are always fresh, stylish, and simple to make using items you already have at home. She said, “Children love crafts that are simple, turn out well and can serve as a …

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[5 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,819 views]
Make Rubber Stamped Clothespin Food Clips

It seems like I never have enough of those little clips they make for holding food packages closed.  That’s why I was delighted when I saw this post from Leanne at Organize and Decorate Everything.  She took plain clothes pins and dressed them up, making custom clips for all kinds of things in her pantry and refrigerator.  Functional meets fabulous!  This is just one of …

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[26 Feb 2010 | 5 Comments | 6,755 views]
DSC Africa: Senegal Butterfly Craft

My sister just went on a trip to Senegal, Africa, and while she’s been there she has painted a 30-foot outdoor mural and done some crafts with kids at a teen center. Before she left, she asked me to help her think of some simple craft projects she could bring, so we brainstormed a few dollar store crafts that would be cheap, lightweight and fun …