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Create Your Own Lace Pottery. Make a Pink Ruffly Umbrella. Home » $5 and Under, cheap crafts, From Our Readers, Headline, Tutorials 22 June 2010 56,461 views 12 Comments by heather In addition to choosing a winner of the CSI Dollar Store Project, I was also able to choose my top 10 projects.

Make a Pink Ruffly Umbrella

It wasn't easy to narrow the top ten down, but all of the top 10 projects were innovative and showed me something I haven't seen before (or cleverly twisted something I have seen before). One of my top tenners, Becky, made a pretty pink ruffly umbrella out of an unlikely material. How to Make a Ruffly Pink Umbrella by Becky Waldrop, It's finally here! Project Materials: Umbrella, $1Plastic tablecloth, $1Double-sided tape, on hand or $1Rotary cutter and mat, on hand Total: $2 and up Go to page 2 Disclosure: this article may contain affiliate links or other forms of sponsored content.

Make a Recycled Soda Bottle Jewelry Stand. Home » $5 and Under, Accessories, cheap crafts, Headline 22 April 2012 32,327 views 6 Comments by rhonda Happy Earth Day!

Make a Recycled Soda Bottle Jewelry Stand

Make a Beaded Chandelier. Welcome to Dollar Store Crafts - the internet's original site for all Dollar Store Crafts!

Make a Beaded Chandelier

Keep track of us and never miss another awesome dollar store craft idea: Follow us on Pinterest! Dollar Store Crafts on PinterestBecome a Fan:Dollar Store Crafts on Facebook Subscribe for weekly Dollar Store Craft-Inspiration You might also enjoy our most popular posts:Pottery-Barn Knockoff Mirror for $11Mind-Blowing Cake Decorating Tip. Cell Phone Charging Dock (From Card Box) Craft Recycled: Cell Phone Charging Station from a Lotion Bottle.

By Becky Striepe on March 14, 2012 Ashley over at Make It Love It was tired of leaving her cell phone on the floor while it charged.

Craft Recycled: Cell Phone Charging Station from a Lotion Bottle

The phone got grungy, and it was sort of an eyesore. She decided to get crafty and do something about it! Her solution? It's a good idea to use free paint chips: - StumbleUpon. Check out the 31 ways paint chips are used in all kinds of projects!!

It's a good idea to use free paint chips: - StumbleUpon

Some of these you may have seen around blogland others are from Etsy. 1.PaintswatchWall2.SnowmanOrnaments3.cut leaves 4. Note booklets 5. Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011 - StumbleUpon. The best trick of all is repairing broken stuff.

Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011 - StumbleUpon

You would be amazed that in this throw away age so many things can be repaired easily. Invest your money in quality tools, and you will find the tool pays for itself in the first few repairs you make with it. There are wonderful adhesives and tapes that people aren't aware of that work wonders. Take an hour and go to a home hardware store and really browse around to discover some of these wonders of the modern world. You can also look online at some great catalogs that sell woodworking supplies, and find a great assortment of fine tools that you can use to repair almost anything. The 30 Minute $6 Dress Tutorial. Guest post by Rachael at Talk 2 the Trees.

The 30 Minute $6 Dress Tutorial

The perfect dress is hard to come by. I like my dresses to be cheap, and long enough. (I’m not a fan of super short dresses!) Cheap and long dresses don’t seem to go hand in hand.. so, if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself! I feel melty. EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop.

I feel melty.

We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below! Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! If you have questions about commissioning your own artwork, please see the shop or email us at Here’s our contribution to the melted crayon craze on Pinterest. My original inspiration was this one, though original source is apparently unknown, because I found it on Pinterest.

Anyway! He filled in in with marker, and then we taped some saran wrap around a piece of cardstock to make a run-off barrier for the top of the umbrella. How to make an Outdoor Candle Lantern Inexpensively. Last week I made a candle chandelier for my deck.

How to make an Outdoor Candle Lantern Inexpensively

It looks so pretty when lit, but the rest of my yard was looking kind of neglected. FASTEST RECYCLED T-SHIRT TOTE BAG. Tree Wall Decal. Cute and quirky wall deco One of my worst habits that I find annoying about myself is when I come home after a long day of work, I tend to throw my jacket on the nearest piece of furniture.

Tree Wall Decal

I hate the way a coat stand takes up space, so I decided to put hooks in the walls, but that looked terrible. One Pearl Button. My Favorite Blogs. Creative Guest: Nike from Choose to THRIVE. Is it just me, or does guest posting on Ucreate seem a little like sitting down on the couch with Oprah? I’m just a bit excited to be here people, and am trying my darndest to keep the couch jumping and fist pumps to a minimum… Anyway, I’m Nike. That’s Neekah … Living With Lindsay — Creating a Beautiful Home, One Glue Gun Burn at a Time. Apartment Therapy Ohdeedoh. Name: Adele (10 months)Location: United States For Adele's room, Greg and I wanted something fun, bright, and cheerful, and a little bit geeky/steampunk without taking over the room with nerdiness (we'd considered, and dismissed, Portal, Mario, and pirate-ninja).

Shabby Blogs. Plastic Cup Lamp. Now that my university is closed for winter holidays, I finally have more free time to do all the crafty things I’ve been wanting to. One of these is a lamp made from plastic cups I’ve seen at taf, the art foundation, in the Monastiraki region in the center of Athens. When I first saw it at taf, I was amazed; I looked closely and I couldn’t believe my eyes! The object itself is so peculiar, modern and alien-like it could be in any design exhibition. Eight-day-of-christmas-8-maids-milking. Better Late Than Never....Anthro Knock Off Lamp Tutorial. Upcycled Skirts: Umbrellas Converted into Colorful Clothes. Like designing your own styles to dress in but not skilled with complex stitching or comfortable with creating new patterns? Cute & Easy Fabric/Ribbon Bandaids.

Kids and ouchies seem to go hand in hand... or maybe that should be 'on knee & knees'? If you have children or have a child occasionally in your care, there's a really good chance that you have a small stash of boxes, with bandaids in different sizes and colors, ready to go at a moments notice! (Just ask Alaina's teacher!!) Since I'm almost positive that my children see bandaids as removable body-art stickers, it was quickly becoming an expensive new hobby for us.

With this simple idea, there's no need to purchase those neon shades or the cartoon character bandaids anymore. Most favorited all-time. Things to Make and Do. ~Ruffles And Stuff~