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!

Homemade Soap for Christmas with Pine & Frankincense Essential Oils

Homemade Soap for Christmas with Pine & Frankincense Essential Oils

  I cannot believe that we are in the middle of the fall season and that the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season is right around the corner!  If  you are like me and want to slow the hustle just a bit, then plan ahead now for your DIY Christmas gifts you plan on… Continue Reading

Picture Frame Dry Erase Board for Thanksgiving – Includes Free PDF!

Picture Frame Dry Erase Board for Thanksgiving – Includes Free PDF!

    I can’t believe that the first of November will be here tomorrow!  Throughout the month of November, I like to ask my kids each night at dinner to record one thing they are thankful for.  That way we can focus more on the act of thanksgiving all month long rather than just on… Continue Reading

Frugal Fall Decor:  Fall Nature Vase & Autumn Scrapbook Paper Tree

Frugal Fall Decor: Fall Nature Vase & Autumn Scrapbook Paper Tree

This fall Tablescape is perfect for those who want to decorate on a budget, or who aren’t crafty!  This is inexpensive and EASY!!     Fall Nature Vase Materials needed: Vase from Dollar Tree Pinecones & Acorns 120 Artificial Fall Maple Leaves in a Mixture of Autumn Colors – I ordered 120 of them because I… Continue Reading

Dollar Store Makeover:  DIY Magnet Board Wall Hanging

Dollar Store Makeover: DIY Magnet Board Wall Hanging

Here is a very frugal and very cute DIY to display your photos – with your own DIY Magnetic Board that can be used as a photo frame! Materials Needed: Stove Burner Cover  Ribbon – about 4″ long (for hanging) Scrapbook Paper Glue Stick Sea Grass Rope Hot Glue Gun Magnets (check out the ones I… 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

Fall Decorations:  Candle with Burlap and Leaves

Fall Decorations: Candle with Burlap and Leaves

Fall Decorations: Candle with Burlap and Leaves Here is a super easy and seasonal way to welcome the crisper weather as fall fully arrives. These fall decorations are easy to make and versatile since you can change the decorations to other themes. You can keep the candle base up all year and change out the center bands to match… Continue Reading

How to Make Iridescent Glass Tile Magnets

How to Make Iridescent Glass Tile Magnets

  My daughter comes home with so much art work to display on our fridge, and I needed some magnets that could hold up thicker paper like construction paper or card stock.  I bought a bunch of glass magnets at Michaels awhile back – and they are barely strong enough to hold up just a… Continue Reading

Dollar Store Pumpkin Makeovers – DIY Glitter Pumpkins Three Ways!

Dollar Store Pumpkin Makeovers – DIY Glitter Pumpkins Three Ways!

I love new and creative way to decorate pumpkins – and I especially love it when its on a faux pumpkin that I can use again and again each year. I also am a big fan of glitter, so I did some experimenting with making over some super bright orange styrofoam pumpkins from the Dollar… Continue Reading

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