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 Scented Pine Cones For The Holidays

DIY Scented Pine Cones For The Holidays

Nothing sets the stage for the holiday spirit to spread among your home like the scent of fresh pine or fir trees!  That’s why today I’m going to show you how to make easy DIY scented Pinecones for the Holidays! I personally have always had an artificial Christmas tree, so I do not have the… Continue Reading

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas:  Poinsettias With Money Origami Flower!

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas: Poinsettias With Money Origami Flower!

  If you are looking for unique Christmas gift ideas this year, then check this one out.  I’m going to show you a money origami flowers that makes 6 petal flowers.  These look so cute and creative – and you can stick them in a Poinsettia plant as a “bonus” monetary gift to the poinsettia… Continue Reading

Pinecone Topiary with White Crackle Texture Paint

Pinecone Topiary with White Crackle Texture Paint

This Pinecone Topiary tutorial will show you how to bring nature indoors for a great frugal decor idea.  Combine that with white crackle texture paint on a terra cotta pot to make this a seasonal Christmas decoration with rustic, country, farmhouse charm! Materials you need to make your own pinecone topiary: Small pinecones (I got… Continue Reading

Homemade Essential Oil Diffuser Christmas Tree Ornament

Homemade Essential Oil Diffuser Christmas Tree Ornament

    I have a homemade essential oil diffuser project to share with you today – but this one is for your Christmas tree!  This essential oil diffuser is an ornament made with ribbon, beads, and porous lava beads.  The lava beads hold and diffuse the oils to help make your home smell as Christmas-like… Continue Reading

Homemade Christmas Decorations:  Scrabble Tile Magnet Boards

Homemade Christmas Decorations: Scrabble Tile Magnet Boards

Homemade Christmas Decorations: Scrabble Tile Christmas Magnet Boards   My husband has a rule in our house – that no Christmas movies are allowed to be watched, and no Christmas decorations are allowed to be put up, until he has consumed his very last bite of Thanksgiving dinner. He’s the only one in this house… Continue Reading

Clear Plastic Ornament Balls – 10 Cute Ways to Use Them This Christmas

Clear Plastic Ornament Balls – 10 Cute Ways to Use Them This Christmas

    I have gotten many empty clear plastic ornament balls either from Christmas Clearance sales, or at places like Oriental Trading. Here are some options over on Amazon: I have a few ideas that are on my own personal tree, and I found some other great ideas from fellow crafty bloggers.  Hope you feel inspired –… Continue Reading

20+ DIY Christmas Ornament Ideas!

20+ DIY Christmas Ornament Ideas!

Here is a wonderfully diverse collection of easy DIY Christmas Ornament Ideas that you can work on – and add a personal touch to this year’s tree decor!! 1.  Cinnamon Ornaments from Rockabye Parents 2.  Graduation Tassel Oranment from Mission To Save 3.  Needle Felted Essential Oil Diffuser Ornament from Happy Deal – Happy Day 4.… Continue Reading

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