Category Archives: Frugal Craft & DIY Projects

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!

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

Lunch Box Note Ideas: DIY 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.  Maybe you are already shopping for back to school supplies and looking for creative lunch box note ideas.   This simple DIY Lunch Note Holder is a great way to… Continue Reading

Easy Melt & Pour Soap Recipes:  Ginger Oil and Lime Soap – With Free Printable Soap Labels!

Easy Melt & Pour Soap Recipes: Ginger Oil and Lime Soap – With Free Printable Soap Labels!

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt and pour soaps and wanted to create one had a more unique scent that previous ones I had made (like lavender or rose.) I already had ginger essential oil, and I wanted to add a citrus scent to it. So I got a bottle… Continue Reading

Wood Slice Craft Ideas:  Wood Slice Placemat

Wood Slice Craft Ideas: Wood Slice Placemat

Wood slices and mason jars – the current well known 2010’s decor trends!  If you are looking for new wood slice craft ideas, then you’ll love this wood slice placemat tutorial that I’m going to show you today! I’ll admit that my personality really fits this rustic decor trend! I’m a country girl at heart that… Continue Reading

Homemade Soap with Essential Oils – Lavender, Geranium, and Patchouli Scented

Homemade Soap with Essential Oils – Lavender, Geranium, and Patchouli Scented

Are you looking for some unique and useful DIY gift ideas?  Then you should give homemade soap with essential oils a try!!  If there is one thing I truly enjoy, it is making my own homemade items, like this melt and pour soap recipe.  This is not a cold press soap making recipe, and no lye is… Continue Reading

How To Distress A Picture Frame From The Dollar Tree!

How To Distress A Picture Frame From The Dollar Tree!

How To Distress A Picture Frame From The Dollar Tree! Anyone have some classic oak frames that you’d rather be shabby chic or farmhouse style with some distressed white or light colored paint?  Here is an easy and frugal fix for that! Materials you need to make your own distressed photo frame from a dollar… Continue Reading

Dollar Store Decor:  Wood Word Magnet Board

Dollar Store Decor: Wood Word Magnet Board

Here is a very frugal and very cute Dollar store decor where I show you how to make a handmade decorative magnetic board by upcycling an oven cover from the Dollar Tree!  This DIY  magnetic board can be used to display inspirational or funny quotes, wooden words,  or your photos! Stove Burner Cover  Ribbon – about… Continue Reading

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