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!

DIY Lunch Box Treat & Note Holder From An Up-Cycled Altoid Tin

DIY Lunch Box Treat & Note Holder From An Up-Cycled Altoid Tin

    While some may want to hold onto summer as long as possible, others are counting down the days until the kiddos go back to school. Either way, you’ll love this fun idea for making a lunch box note and treat holder. This simple DIY Lunch Note Holder is a great way to up-cycle an… Continue Reading

Homemade Rosemary Citrus Goat’s Milk Soap

Homemade Rosemary Citrus Goat’s Milk Soap

Close your eyes, and imagine inhaling fresh rosemary combined with lemon and orange zest.  Sounds amazing, right? Today, I’ll show you how to capture that perfect blend of aromas into homemade rosemary citrus goat’s milk soap bars. Never made homemade soap before? That’s okay. It’s a lot easier than you might think! What You’ll Need… Continue Reading

Easy DIY No Sew Rope Bowl

Easy DIY No Sew Rope Bowl

  Easy DIY No Sew Rope Bowl Here is another easy DIY project that only requires 2 materials – cotton rope and hot glue!  No sewing required!!  This is a very cute decorative item that can hold numerous items, from fruit to decorative wicker balls.  This would be cute in a nautical themed bathroom holding… Continue Reading

Coffee Filter Crafts | Coffee Filter Wreath

Coffee Filter Crafts | Coffee Filter Wreath

If you are looking for something creative to do with coffee filters, you should try making one of these coffee filter wreaths!  It was very easy!!  A bit time consuming, but very easy. Materials Needed: Styrofoam wreath – I suggest 14″ or 16″ Package of 500 brown coffee filters Ribbon Silk Flowers Glue Gun Instructions: 1.… Continue Reading

How To Recycle Newspaper Into Gorgeous Notecards – No Blender Needed!

How To Recycle Newspaper Into Gorgeous Notecards – No Blender Needed!

Here is an easy way on how to recycle newspaper into notecards – and this recipe does not require a blender!  This recipe came from this 730 Easy Science Experiments:  With Everyday Materials.  I had fun showing my daughters how to recycle some newspaper and make some beautiful note cards out of it instead!  We had… Continue Reading

Cute and Colorful Butterfly Magnets!

Cute and Colorful Butterfly Magnets!

Magnets For Sale – Use on your fridge, lockers, or magnetic photo frames!! If you didn’t see this post a little while back then you missed my news:  I’ve branched out my online business and have a handmade shop called Magnet Menagerie!!  I’m selling both on Etsy and Amazon. I love doing DIY craft projects – so I… Continue Reading

How to Make Wool Dryer Balls

How to Make Wool Dryer Balls

Wool dryer balls are very handy because they help separate your clothing while drying. With increased aeration, more hot air reaches a larger surface area of the fabric, making it faster and more efficient to dry your clothes. Since you’ll speed up your laundry drying time, you’ll save money on your electric bill too! This… Continue Reading

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