Creative Ways to Use Old or Broken Crayons

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If you have kids, you have crayons! Kids and crayons seem to go hand and hand, and if your home is like most with little ones, you have an abundance of broken and discarded crayons in desperate search of a new home. Your first instinct may be to pitch these pieces of colorful wax, but hang on a second there. Take a look below at ways to use old or broken crayons and give those … [Read more...]

Frozen Inspired Winter Wreath

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The traditional reds and greens of Christmas, including the beautiful festive door wreaths, have been packed away and retired for the season. But wait! Don't succumb to the cold and barren mood of winter. Your door can still look beautiful for the remainder of the winter and keep your spirits up. Our Frozen inspired winter wreath is fun, easy and very affordable to … [Read more...]

DIY Cinnamon Stick Votive Holder

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Do you love the smell of cinnamon? Crafting with cinnamon sticks can be a lot of fun, and create something that not only looks great but smells great too. Take a look below at how we crafted a cinnamon stick votive holder, perfect for adding to your holiday home décor. Making your own cinnamon stick votive holder is easy, so keep reading to see how you can get … [Read more...]

Purposing Old Christmas Cards: An Eco-Friendly Idea

Purposing Old Christmas Cards: An Eco-Friendly Idea

By Lindsay Adams Every November and December a great tradition is remembered and shared with family and friends: sending out Christmas cards. For some, it’s the only time of year friends and relatives hear what’s going on in your family’s lives. Sending Christmas cards is a great way to let people know they are in your heart and your mind during the holiday season. But … [Read more...]

DIY Anna From Frozen Waterless Snow Globe

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Do you love all things Frozen? At the same time, are you incredibly frugal? If so, you must give this Anna Waterless Snow Globe a try! This Frozen inspired snow globe is perfect for the Frozen lover in your life. Take a peek below at how you can craft your own in just minutes and using materials from your local Dollar Tree.     Supplies needed: Large … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Eyeball BOO-quet

DIY Halloween Eyeball BOO-quet

Halloween is just around the corner! Add some Halloween décor to your home or office by making this Eyeball BOO-quet. This affordable and easy to make Halloween craft will set the mood right for your Halloween night! Supplies ✔ Plastic eye balls: I have seen these at dollar stores and just about any other store that sells Halloween decorations or costumes. Pick these … [Read more...]

DIY Finger Knit Scarf

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  How to knit a scarf just using your fingers!  Guest Post by Jamie Winter is coming and I think we have all learned from the brutal winter we had last year that you can never have too many scarves. If you don't have the budget to buy your scarves, don't can make your own! Don't knit? That is totally OK because you don't need to know how to knit. … [Read more...]

DIY Ladybug Planter Yard Art


Every gardener knows the superstition that seeing a ladybug will bring good luck. It is hardly surprising that these beautiful creatures are so welcome in the landscape: one ladybug will eat thousands of bugs that harm vegetables and flowers. Their stylish coats- bright red wings with distinctive black dots- charm both young and old alike. You don’t have to rely on Mother … [Read more...]

DIY Air Freshener

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Reaching for a store-bought air freshener is an easy way to cover up unwanted smells and odors but it might not be the healthiest and most economical way. Many commercial deodorizers contain chemicals that can actually contribute to unhealthy indoor air. We want to share with you a homemade air freshener that is not only environmentally friendly and inexpensive to make, but can … [Read more...]

A Craft Project to Dress Up Your Flower Pots


By Lily Doe If you are looking for a fun and frugal way to dress up your yard, look no further than these bouncy ball mushrooms. With just a few supplies from your dollar store, you can make these whimsical mushrooms perfect for tucking into your flower pots and flower beds. They only take minutes to make, and children will love this craft as will adults. Take a … [Read more...]