Looking for a creative way to present homemade mixes, hard to wrap little gifts, stocking stuffers or gift cards? Check out these simple candy wrapper style gift boxes.
Curvy boxes are easily adaptable for any holiday or theme just by altering the colors- here’s how to put together your own adorable curvy boxes as well as ideas on inexpensive items to fill them with for a gift anyone will adore!
Bring a touch of elegance to the dinner table or to your holiday display with these simple holiday hurricane candles.
Make your own gorgeous decoupage personalized serving tray for mom this Mother’s Day for around $15!
Take advantage of the abundance of beautiful flowers this spring to make your own gorgeous pressed flower gifts, including beautiful flower frames, bookmarks and more. Here is a step by step video explaining how to press flowers:
As kids we were always told not to “cut-corners”, but here’s a do it yourself re-purposing tip for junk mail where cutting corners is a Good thing!
Make your own fashionable watering can using scrap paper & fill it with goodies to …
These simple stuffed critter jar toppers can turn nearly any stuffed animal into an adorable gift in just a few minutes time! Here’s a simple step by step tutorial for making your own “Beary” Special jar gift!
MYO Magnet Fun You’ll Need the following: 2 sheets of Inkjet Magnet Sheets Computer Printer …
This quillow keeps you warm and cozy, yet simple folding quickly transforms it into a compact pillow. You’ll find many uses for these quillows: as car blankets, at football games, in dorm rooms, and more! Quillows also make quick, easy to sew gifts for graduates, babysitters, newlyweds, and teachers. Sew one in 30 minutes or less!
Create authentic old-fashioned looking labels for your home canned jams, jellies and gift in a jar recipes using this simple antiqued paper technique.
Create your own Frosty the snowman candy dish as a lovely winter accent for your home, or as a delightful, inexpensive, yet adorable gift idea.
Tired of dry-cracked lips? This wonderful hydrating lip gloss recipe will rehydrate those dry, cracked lips, add a lovely sheen and has fantastic flavor to boot.
Make your own Indoor Sand Castle! Mix a batch of this fun dough up on a yucky day and let the kids pretend they’re at the beach . . .
Create elegant lamps using wineglasses and tea-lights! These sweet little lamps can be made to match any room in the house with ease, add charm to any place setting at the dining room table and can be changed in the blink of an eye with each season. Oh, and did we mention, they cost about $1.25 each? . . .
Christmas is a great time of year to dig out the crafts and make homemade …
Check out these fun printable crafty gift boxes that the kids will love putting together, fill them with cookies or candies and hand them out to the trick or treaters in your neighborhood
STOP! Don’t throw it away! You don’t have to lose that last bit of your favorite, and more often than not, expensive jar candle just because the wick is gone! You can use the end of the candle to make your own wax tarts for your wax warmer.
Dreams of living in a castle and defending it from intruders fill the minds of little princes and princesses everywhere. There are books, tales, and movies that tell of such dreams; there are several theme parks about them, too! All little princes and princesses deserve to wear a crown, so I’m going to show you how to make that part of the dream come true.
Convert your favorite Teddy Bear into a Safe to store your valuables undetected. This adorable safe can house your jewelry, money, USB Flash drives or even be filled with treats! This particular teddy safe cost less than $3 to make!
Create your own Elegant Personalized Wine and Champagne glasses in under 15 minutes. These beautiful glasses make a perfect gift basket addition, or a lovely way to ring in the new Year!
Making glue is as simple as boiling water. Mix this recipe up ahead of time to have a strong glue on hand that works wonderfully in any arts and crafts project.
Binding your own books or scratch pads is a cinch with this simple, do it yourself book binding glue recipe. Binders glue is often expensive and difficult to find- you can make your own for less than $2. Use it to repair old books, or to bind leather to leather, or fabric to cardboard.
Ive been searching everywhere for a way to make my own Bendaroos. Ya know, those fun bending little strings? They are so expensive. Anyway, I found a way to make them and it works really well! Here’s how . . .
Create your own funky treasure stones using a few basic household ingredients, including some old coffee grounds! These fun stones hold a hidden treasure.
Essence of Fall Nature Luminaries These beautiful natural luminaries will complement any fall decor. Several …
Here is a wonderfully easy recipe for homemade glue that is very similar to your favorite school glue.
Making your own glue is as simple as boiling water! Here are several different glue recipes for various craft projects.
Create your own simple waterproof glass glue for adding labels to canning jars, gluing marbles …
Create your own easy lick and stick Envelope Glue. This non-toxic recipe is perfect for …
Decoupage Trash Cans ~ A Fun Easy Recycling Craft Idea for the kids : Add some new life to an old trash can, photo frame, furniture, shelves and more with this dirt cheap crafty idea.
Make your Own Rainbow Stamp Pad dye-based re-inkers Clean Stamp Pad On a clean stamp …
Making your own Embossing Ink for your craft projects is relatively easy and inexpensive. Embossing ink is meant to be used with embossing powders to create a raised effect on paper or fabric.
Make your own ink pads and waterproof rubber stamp ink pads in an array of colors that you choose! These simple ink pads are limited only to your imagination.
Embossing fluid allows you to create a “rise up” effect on your images or stamps in your project. You can make your own inexpensive Embossing Fluid for your rubberstamping projects using these simple inexpensive ingredients.