Easter is quickly approaching and I think we can all use a bit of hoppy fun this year! While you might not be able to take the kids to any local egg hunts there are plenty of fun crafts, treats, and projects that you can do at home! Whenever possible I highly suggest ordering the supplies for these online and if you do need to make a trip to the store, please make sure that you follow all the recommended CDC guidelines to help keep you, your family and those around you safe! Easter Round-up, Some Idea’s to Keep You Hopping This post may containRead More →

st patricks day candle

I have to admit that I have been wanting to melt down some crayons and attempt to make my own candle for quite a while now! St. Patricks day seemed like the perfect opportunity to give this a try! With fun themes like shamrocks, golden coins and rainbows there are plenty of opportunities to personalize this St Patricks day candle project to fit any decorating theme you might have. While our family doesn’t celebrate St. Patricks day very much I still find it fun to do a few small things to celebrate. These smaller holidays are a great way to break up the months andRead More →

Dollar Store Valentine's Day Mirror Craft

Valentine’s day is a holiday that a lot of people don’t go out of their way to decorate for but I have always thought that a holiday celebrating love is worth the effort. I also don’t think that it’s a holiday that should be celebrated only by couples either! In fact, celebrating the positive effects of love is something we should all do whether it’s love for a significant other, love for your children, pets or self-love. This dollar store Valentine’s Day craft is a perfect way to remind yourself and everyone who looks at it that they are loved. This craft is exceptionally easyRead More →

While you can buy a large variety of Christmas stockings in the store sometimes it’s nice to add a more personalized touch. This year while pulling out the Christmas stockings I realized that Connors was getting a bit beat up and since this is Echo’s first Christmas she didn’t have a stocking at all! Obviously this was a situation that needed to be fixed. It’s not like I needed much of an excuse for a fun artsy project. This DIY personalized Christmas stocking project was a bit of an experiment with Dollar Store items and I’m really happy with the way they turned out! InRead More →

The Dollar Tree has been adding a lot of great wooden forms to their stock lately. Basic wooden forms and cutouts are great for a variety of projects, like our Haunted house centerpiece from Halloween and when I saw some snowflake cutouts with their Christmas decor I knew I had to use them! Taking advantage of cheap craft supplies like this means you can create some truly spectacular and unique seasonal decor for a really reasonable price! Even better, it allows you to try this like this dollar store pour painting experiment without stressing about how it will turn out. If it goes wrong you’reRead More →

DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath

It’s no secret that I love my dollar store projects and Christmas is one of my favorite times to indulge. This year one of the projects I wanted to try was a new Christmas Wreath. I have made dollar store wreaths for Halloween and Spring in the past but a Christmas wreath just kept falling through the cracks. Clearly it was time to fix that! I have always loved the Christmas bulb wreaths that others have made and wanted to incorporate that into my design along with some Christmas florals and Christmas tulle. This project is very simple and would be appropriate for even youngRead More →

DIY Halloween Potion Jars #Halloween #DIY #halloweendecor #fall #falldecor #spooky

It’s the little items that always make holiday decorations really stand out! Halloween is no exception to this and while I love my larger pieces, like our spider vase and glow in the dark wreath I can’t help but adore these hidden fun editions. These DIY Halloween potion jars are just squicky enough to make the kids giggle and spooky enough to fit in with our skeleton birdcage! This is a simple craft with supplies that come mostly from the Dollar Tree. Although it does use a glue gun I think this is a suitable craft for children with a little bit of help! DIYRead More →

Decorating for Halloween is one of my favorite activities in the fall! Halloween is such a fun holiday, with so many decorating options (Fall, Spooky, Cutesy) that it’s almost impossible to get through all of them! There is a theme or an idea that will fit every family and their decorating ideas. This haunted house centerpiece from the dollar tree is no exception! If your family is looking for something spooky then you might switch out the cute felt stickers with tiny skeletons or spiders. You might create some foam tombstones instead of using fall trees and your house might be decorated a bit moreRead More →

It’s that time of year again! When all the fun spooky items start to show up in the Dollar Store and you start thinking about costumes! I love fall because the weather changes and the bugs leave but I adore Halloween because of its whimsical and fun nature. It’s the one time of year that you can be anything you want and no one can say a thing about it! Plus these DIY Dollar Tree Halloween projects are an absolute blast to make! Check out last years projects, a Spooky Halloween wreath, and a Spider Vase! The project was made up entirely on the spotRead More →

Everyone knows I love the Dollar Tree! It’s pretty apparent to everyone I talk to and I have an entire section of this blog devoted to it! A lot of people seem very surprised at the items you can find at the Dollar Tree, I suspect that this is due to the preconceived notion that Dollar Store Items are cheap and poorly made. I don’t find this to be the case, here are 5 things you should definitely buy at the Dollar Tree! Warning: Super EXCITING sweepstakes link below!!! In fact, I am writing this post today in partnership with the Dollar Tree to celebrateRead More →