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!

Easy Melt & Pour Lavender & Rose Soap with Gold Mica Powder

Easy Melt & Pour Lavender & Rose Soap with Gold Mica Powder

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt & pour soaps and wanted to create one combing both rose and lavender, with some gold mica powder. Since I found a bottle of Rose Absolute essential oil, I have been experimenting with different soaps using it (see the plain rose soap tutorial… Continue Reading

Frugal Decoration Ideas | Shabby Chic Display Shelf Makeover

Frugal Decoration Ideas | Shabby Chic Display Shelf Makeover

Does anyone have an old and outdated display or knick knack shelf laying around?  If not – head to a local thrift store, and I bet it wouldn’t be too hard to find one for a dirt cheap price! I had the one pictured above sitting in a pile in the storage area of my… Continue Reading

Dollar Store Makeover:  Handmade Decorative Magnetic Board

Dollar Store Makeover: Handmade Decorative Magnetic Board

Here is a very frugal and very cute Dollar store makeover where I show you how to make a handmade decorative magnetic board!  This DIY  magnetic board can be used to display inspirational or funny quotes, or your photos! Stove Burner Cover  Ribbon – about 4″ long (for hanging) Scrapbook Paper Glue Stick Sea Grass Rope… Continue Reading

30+ Unique DIY Upcycle Projects

30+ Unique DIY Upcycle Projects

  I always have fun with a “think outside the box” upcycle project.  I decided to gather up some unique DIY upcycle projects ideas from other bloggers as well so we can uniquely inspire each other to re-purpose and some items you can find around your home or that you can cheaply find at thrift stores!… Continue Reading

Easy Melt & Pour Lime and Cedarwood Soap with Chia Seeds

Easy Melt & Pour Lime and Cedarwood Soap with Chia Seeds

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt & pour soaps and wanted to create one combing lime and cedarwood essential oils, and trying chia seeds as an exfoliant.  I also wanted it to sparkle, so I used some gold mica powder as well (which I also used in my Rose… Continue Reading

DIY Spring Wreaths With Forsythia & Burlap!

DIY Spring Wreaths With Forsythia & Burlap!

   Spring Wreaths | With Forsythia & Burlap! With this unusual warm winter we are having in NY, I keep wondering if my Forsythia will be confused and want to bloom early!  I’d love to see that yellow color, so I have some artificial forsythia that I used in my spring wreath to brighten up my… Continue Reading

Welcome Beautiful Spring – Free 8X10 Spring Printable

Welcome Beautiful Spring – Free 8X10 Spring Printable

Happy Spring!!  Let’s celebrate with a free 8×10 spring printable! It doesn’t have to cost a lot to brighten up your space in your home and add a splash of springtime colors in your house!  Simply get an 8×10 frame, and print out this “Welcome Beautiful Spring” right on your printer! You could get a… Continue Reading

Easter Egg Decorating Ideas – 10 New Ways!

Easter Egg Decorating Ideas – 10 New Ways!

Easter is just around the corner and I’m so thrilled that Spring is almost here! No really – thrilled is an understatement!  At this point every year, I feel like I’m crawling to the finish line until I see buds and flowers and green grass again! To keep me focused on the end in sight,… Continue Reading

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