Category Archives: Crafting From Your Stockpile

This shows you some crafting projects that I’ve done using items that I’ve gotten dirt cheap or free from using coupons. I’ve decorated my house using items like melted crayons, toilet paper rolls, toothpaste containers, dental floss and more!

Two Fun Projects To Do With Cheap School Supplies

Two Fun Projects To Do With Cheap School Supplies

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Tis the season to get cheap School Supplies!  It’s time to stock up – not only for usage at school – but for some fun art projects at home as well!!

 

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This time a year we can get a box of crayons for $0.25 to $0.50.  Read the full tutorial OVER HERE on how to make this Melting Crayon Art!!

I just love this project – these are still hanging in my bedroom!

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You can also get Elmer’s or any liquid white glue for $0.25 – $0.50 this time of year.  Mix it with some shaving cream for super easy and fun Puffy Paint!  View the the full video tutorial on how to make it OVER HERE!

What sort of ideas or projects to you or your kids use school supplies for, that you normally wouldn’t use them for?  I’d love to hear about your ideas in the comments!!

Find more Frugal Craft ideas over here!

 

Michael’s: 50% off Any One Item Coupon – Valid Until 7/31 Only

Michael’s: 50% off Any One Item Coupon – Valid Until 7/31 Only

  There is a new Michael’s coupon that will save you 50% off any one regular priced item. The coupon is valid thru 7/31 only. Exclusions apply so read the fine print before purchasing.  Great chance to save on something you need for crafting! Need some crafting ideas?  Head here for some inspiration! Continue Reading

Iridescent Glass Tile Magnets For Sale – 4 for $5!  Back-To-School – Use in Lockers!

Iridescent Glass Tile Magnets For Sale – 4 for $5! Back-To-School – Use in Lockers!

Magnets For Sale & My New Etsy Shop – Mother’s Day Gift Idea! If you didn’t see this post a little bit ago then you missed my news:  I’ve branched out my online business and have recently opened an Etsy shop called Magnet Menagerie!! I love doing DIY craft projects – so I decided to put… Continue Reading

$0.99 Satin Shave Gel at Wegmans + How To Make A Note Card Using Shaving Cream!

$0.99 Satin Shave Gel at Wegmans + How To Make A Note Card Using Shaving Cream!

  Here is a new $0.50 off ONE Satin Care or Venus™ Shave Gel printable coupon!  Double it and combine it with a Shopper’s Club sale at Wegmans for a great deal! Here’s the deal at Wegmans: Satin Care Shave Gel – Shopper’s Club thru 9/19 – $1.99 $0.50 off ONE Satin Care or Venus™ Shave Gel printable… Continue Reading

DIY Tile Coasters

DIY Tile Coasters

It’s easy to make DIY Tile Coasters and you’ll love how they add a pop of color or decor to your living room or any room you need coasters. They’re also practical (good-bye water marks!) and a great way to add stability to something like a cushy ottoman. DIY Tile Coasters also make excellent inexpensive homemade gifts!!  I… Continue Reading

DIY Magnetic Photo Frame

DIY Magnetic Photo Frame

Here is a very frugal and very cute DIY to display your photos – with your own DIY Magnetic Photo Frame!   Materials Needed: Stove Burner Cover (pay $1 at Dollar Tree for 2) Ribbon – about 4″ long (for hanging) Scrapbook Paper Glue Stick Sea Grass Rope (get can some on Amazon here) Hot Glue… Continue Reading

10 Ways to Contain The Mess When Using Glitter with Kids

10 Ways to Contain The Mess When Using Glitter with Kids

With summer vacation right around the corner – I thought it was good to re-post these great tips as we “embrace the mess” with our kiddos this summer!   If anyone is familiar with the MOPS organization (Mothers of Pre-schoolers), then you will know that last year’s theme was to Embrace the Mess. I am… Continue Reading

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