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!

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

Inexpensive and Easy Homemade Gift Ideas

Inexpensive and Easy Homemade Gift Ideas

If you are in need of an inexpensive and easy homemade gift idea, here are some fantastic ideas that I have made in the past! These are the best homemade gifts I have given and are good, inexpensive gifts for friends or coworkers!  These creative homemade gift ideas are guaranteed to be enjoyed by the recipient… Continue Reading

Easy Melt and Pour Homemade Soap Recipes for Christmas!

Easy Melt and Pour Homemade Soap Recipes for Christmas!

Here is a fantastic easy DIY gift idea:  Easy Melt and Pour Homemade Soap Recipes for Christmas with Pine & Frankincense Essential Oils It’s time to plan ahead now for your DIY Christmas gifts you plan on making. A super easy DIY gift idea is this homemade soap recipe for Christmas! You just need 4 ingredients and… 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

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

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

        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 the holiday itself.  One easy way to do this is… Continue Reading

“Gratitude Changes Everything” – More Decorating for Fall On A Budget Ideas!

“Gratitude Changes Everything” – More Decorating for Fall On A Budget Ideas!

Decorating for fall on a budget has been such a popular post this season that I’m expanding on it just a bit with these bonus tips that I’ve put together in the last couple of weeks. Now you may remember how I transformed the pumpkin on the left from a bright (and in my opinion… Continue Reading

Melt & Pour Easy Soap Recipe:  Orange Creamsicle Soap

Melt & Pour Easy Soap Recipe: Orange Creamsicle Soap

 Today I’m going to show you how to make another melt & pour easy soap recipe:  orange creamsicle scented soap. If you’ve never tried making your own melt and pour soap making, you’ll be shocked at how easy it is. You can use natural and organic soap bases so you know you are making toxic-free soap.… Continue Reading

25+ No Carve Pumpkin Decor Ideas

25+ No Carve Pumpkin Decor Ideas

Fall is my favorite season to decorate the house, other than Christmas. And I love, love, LOVE getting inspriation on different ways to decorate pumpkins that aren’t just the same old same old boring carved out jack-o-lanterns. Here is a list of fun and creative, no carve pumpkin decor ideas: Pumpkin Fall Craft Decoration Nautical… Continue Reading

Thrift Store Makeover – CD Holder Repurposed Into Fall Decor

Thrift Store Makeover – CD Holder Repurposed Into Fall Decor

I recently went to my small town’s local thrift store on a hunt to create a thrift store makeover.  I came home with some gems and goodies, including this old CD holder, that I wanted to re-purpose into something new. A couple of other thrift store finds I made over, that were included in my… Continue Reading