Tag: arts and crafts

Thrifty Thursday: Painting with Tissue Paper

Today’s Thrifty Thursday craft project is not only easy and fun, it’s also super-duper colorful. Who couldn’t use a little extra color in their lives during these bleak winter months? Maybe this was my way of summoning spring. I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly ready for it. Here’s what you’ll need to create your own tissue

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Thrifty Thursday: Fun with Shrinky Dinks

I have a new crafting obsession. I have discovered Shrinky Dinks! Never heard of it? Well, let me just tell you how awesome it is. You see, when you buy it, it’s merely a sheet of thin plastic “paper.” However, when you put it in the oven, it magically shrinks and thickens. It’s great for all sorts

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Craft Projects that Rock

My daughter has been learning about rocks and minerals in her preschool class which got me thinking about the rocks I’ve had saved for quite some time now. Some were rocks from our yard, some we picked up while on vacation, and others actually came in a bag at my local dollar store. These treasures had been collecting

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DIY Project: Create Your Own Photo Canvas

How many times do you find yourself thumbing through pictures on your cell phone, camera, or computer and thinking about how you would love to actually do something with them? Are you looking for inexpensive, yet creative, ways to add some décor to your home? Do you love the look of those photo canvases but

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Thrifty Thursday: DIY Bleach Pen Shirts

I’ve been itching to do something crafty lately. Anyone who knows me, knows that’s really nothing out of the ordinary. I’m always on the lookout for exciting (as well as fairly simple and inexpensive) new crafty DIY (do-it-yourself) projects. However, it’s been a while since I actually made the time to put one of these

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