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In honor of Earth day yesterday, I made bracelets from torn clothing! You can find the full tutorial at Dollar Store Crafts.
In honor of Earth day yesterday, I made bracelets from torn clothing! You can find the full tutorial at Dollar Store Crafts.
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I'm giving away FREE zombie vinyl figures!
My husband and I are huge Walking Dead fans. HUGE! So much so that last Christmas I bought him zombie slippers. If you follow the show, then you know that the season ended recently and there is a long, excruciating wait till ...
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New Tutorial at Dollar Store Crafts
Ciao amici!  I'm at Dollar Store Crafts today with a fun, inexpensive tutorial for you.  Please visit me here .
Ciao amici!  I'm at Dollar Store Crafts today with a fun, inexpensive tutorial for you.  Please visit me here.
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How to Make a Mail Holder From a Repurposed Book
When I visit thrift stores and garage sales, I'm always on the lookout for interesting books, not just to read, but to craft with.  I found this wonderful dictionary at Goodwill and picked it up so I could use the text in projects.  The cover was so nice th...
When I visit thrift stores and garage sales, I'm always on the lookout for interesting books, not just to read, but to craft with.  I found this wonderful dictionary at Goodwill and picked it up so I could use the text in pro...
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PB Kids Inspired Project
Ciao amici!  I have a fun new project for you at Crafts Unleashed.  Learn how I made a $150 Pottery Barn Kid's light up star for under $10!  Read more about it here.
Ciao amici!  I have a fun new project for you at Crafts Unleashed.  Learn how I made a $150 Pottery Barn Kid's light up star for under $10!  Read more about it here.
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We did it! We planted our pizza garden! Our herb and tomato seeds have been planted and now we are waiting for seedlings! Follow our tasty journey!
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Could these be any cuter? I DON'T THINK SO!!! Looooooove this project idea!
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Only if they were penguins in bunny costumes. :)
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Fun for the whole family!
This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #showusyourmess  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Friday night is movie night in ...
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Theirs costs $150, mine is less than $10!
Pottery Barn Inspired Light Up Star Wall Decor - Ever since I saw this light up star in Pottery Barn Kid’s catalog, I’ve been trying to figure out how to make m…
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knock off made with recyclables!
Create your own PB Kids inspired decor with this light up star tutorial. By using a recycled candy box, this project comes together quickly & inexpensively.
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Italian born and bred, Morena is the kind of girl who would rather have paint on her fingers than have a manicure. The daughter of two DIYers, she and her husband strive to pass the tradition and value of handmade to their four children. Morena's passion is using thrifted and inexpensive finds to craft designer inspired creations, and she excels in creating colorful, bold pieces. She is on several design teams, but the best place to find her is at her blog, Morena's Corner
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diy: Barbed Wire Bracelet
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By now, it's pretty obvious that I tend to lean towards the edgier, sometimes strange elements of creativity. This project is right up that

Let's Talk "Walking Dead" at Beamly.com!
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My husband and I are huge Walking Dead fans. HUGE! So much so that last Christmas I bought him zombie slippers. If you follow the show, then

Dollar Store Crafts » Blog Archive » Tea Cup Party Favors Made from Plas...
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I was perusing the Dollar Store Crafts Pinterest board to find fun crafts to try, and a certain pin caught my eye. DSC had featured this ado

DIY Painted Bowls for a Family Pizza Bar
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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pm

DIY Summer Serving Tray - By Morena of Morena's Corner
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Brighten up your kitchen this summer with an easy DIY serving tray tutorial!

How to Bling Out Your Beverage Bar
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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group but all my opinion

Dollar Store Crafts » Blog Archive » Tutorial: DIY Chicken Wire Cloche
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Raise your hand if this winter made you feel like a bird trapped in a cage! Where is spring? I captured a bit of spring in this shabby chic

Animal Handle Fun Cups
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I'm crazy about whimsical objects and gag gifts. I thought it would be funny to have a cup with a handle that wasn't your ordinary, everyday

DIY "Alien Head in a Jar" Prank
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As I mentioned in this round up post, I love practical jokes and gags. I saw this idea for a head in a jar, and thought that was a bit too m

DIY Anthropologie Inspired Coral Flower Necklace
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Spring is finally here (in Texas, at least...I know lots of you are still waiting), and I'm ready to wear accessories in fresh, bright color

Three Ways to Repurpose a Slide Carousel from Goodwill
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I did a demo last year for Goodwill San Antonio and, since I'm a craft blogger, I wanted a fun way to display my business cards to attendees

Run or Dye is coming to San Antonio (and I've got free admission to give...
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Run or Dye, the world's most colorful 5K, is headed to Blue Bonnet Palace on May 3, 2014! Bring all your friends and run a color-blasted 5K,

Dollar Store Crafts » Blog Archive » Tutorial: Decorated Hanging Lanterns
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Spring is one of my favorite times to shop at Dollar Tree. I'm always amazed at the outdoor items they offer! I like to make my backyard inv

Six Pranks and Gags You Can Make Yourself
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No big surprise if you've been reading my blog, but I'm a bit of a goofball. I do love a fun prank, and I get a kick out of playing tricks o

DIY "Time in a Bottle" Steampunk Style Earrings
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I have a collection of old, inexpensive watches that never get used. Some were my dad's, but most are relics of my days before cell phones a

Recycled Craft at DSC
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Here's a way to turn old junk into pretty home decor. Learn more at Dollar Store Crafts.

Make Retro Inspired Viewfinder Pillows (with your own pictures!)
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I've said it before and I'll say it again: I have a weakness for all things vintage and retro! I love bright colors, too, so I combined my t

New post at Dollar Store Crafts
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How can you make giant metal wall art for just $4? Visit me at Dollar Store Crafts to learn how!

Dollar Store Crafts » Blog Archive » Make Your Own Metal Wall Art with D...
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I think a lot of us budget crafters have the same issue: champagne tastes but beer budgets. I like to admire high end decor catalogs, and I

Spring Cone Craft Challenge
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We wrapped up cone week last week on Crafty Hangouts. I wanted to gather our spring cone craft challenge crafts here in case you missed any