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Foldable Scrapbook How-To. Foldable Scrapbook How-To. Sewing tutorial. I had one of those "where the heck have I been" moments last week, when my nephew brought his Build-A-Fort kit to Thanksgiving - complete with sheets, clips, rope, suction cups, and more.

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The kit was a handmade birthday gift from his friend Joli. When I emailed her, she sent me a link to this tutorial over at BLOOM - thanks Joli! ...How did I miss this? Fort building is a wonderful open-ended activity, because it can be played with in a variety of different ways. I did make one adjustment to the tutorial to cut down on time, and added an accessory bag, but for the most part, my kit is the same. Oh yeah, and I made a custom tag to explain the gift, as well as a matching birthday card using this tutorial. This particular kit was made for a little girl in my son's preschool class.

Now to the Thrifty part of the gift... Here is the breakdown: ... so if my math is correct, that comes to $10.00! To check out the mini-tutorial click the button below: more kits & a great tip! Fort kit in action! DIY Gift Wrap by Grey Likes Weddings. Categories Tags Vendors Season.

DIY Gift Wrap by Grey Likes Weddings

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make.

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5

Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… I love to give them and I love to receive them. In my opinion they are the best! Jersey Knit Bracelet Lovely! This would make a perfect gift for any of your girlfriends. You can choose the colors and recycle t-shirts that you have around the house. Cheap and cute! Tutorial Paper Clip Earrings Tutorial This is a brilliant idea… and the possibilities are endless. Love it! Printed Candles Who doesn’t love a candle? Think about how many different stamps you could use to customize this project. tutorial Hot Chocolate Art! What a great gift for neighbors and teachers… I am personally a hot chocolate lover so this would make a great gift for me tutorial Tile Coaster You can buy these plain tiles at Home Depot for under a dollar.

I’ve seen them with family pictures also… Way cute! Tutorial Bow Belt I was amazed how easy this tutorial was. So Pretty! Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub {for Mom} - StumbleUpon. How to wrap a gift: Use tissue paper for a... Photo by Roberto Caruso I’m giving away trade secrets here.

How to wrap a gift: Use tissue paper for a...

You know those beautiful floral looking decorations you sometimes see in magazines hovering over a festive table? Or in a kid’s room, re-invented as a mobile? They’re little more than a few sheets of tissue paper and take about ten minutes of your time to create. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to create your own pretty decoration: 1. 2. 3. 4.