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20 Crafts You Can Make for $10 or Less

Looking for an inexpensive project? A couple weeks ago I shared with you these clever over-sized felt flowers as part of a Crafty Hangouts  Series. Well, I wasn't the only one who got creative, 19 fellow bloggers put together a collection of crafts, kids' projects, and jewelry you can make for $10 of less. Be sure to check them out!

20 Crafts Under $10 Each -- get tons of ideas on the cheap!

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Grandparent’s Day Gift Idea: Personalized Magnets and Cards

The first Sunday after Labor Day is a special day; it’s National Grandparent’s Day! I’m so thankful to have parents who are active in my kids’ lives and having a day to show our gratitude is a great excuse to craft! Hopefully this time I’ll remember when the day comes and get these cards delivered. As I’ve mentioned before I can be forgetful.

This year we’re making these terribly cute, personalized magnets and cards. The kids had a blast putting these together and hopefully, yours will too!

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Felt Flower Wall Art

Who doesn’t love a challenge? This week 20 bloggers and I were put to the test by Consumer Crafts (who sponsored and provided supplies for this post) to create basic craft, kid’s craft, and jewelry projects with one caveat, each had to cost under $10. Keeping it within the budget was easy, perusing Consumer Crafts and trying to decide what to create…that was the hard part! There were so many affordable choices I had a hard time picking just one.

When we moved into the addition, many months ago, most of the walls in the house were stripped bare as we played musical bedrooms. We’ve been here for six years so everyone was ready for the change of scenery and eager to put a personal touch on their new rooms. Our one and only daughter is an undeniable tomboy, but she also loves all things feminine. After tossing around a variety of ideas, all of which were saturated in purple and pink, she mentioned flowers and well, this is what we came up with!

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Back to School: 25 Teacher’s Gift Ideas

Second to parents, teachers have a profound influence on their students, and like parents, they set out to mold young minds into responsible, conscientious citizens. For that, they deserve a token of our gratitude from time to time! 

We’re wrapping up our Back to School Week with a collection of 25 DIY gift ideas for the new teachers in your life.
  1.  Teacher's Homework Sheets
  2. Magnetic Desk Caddie
  3. Desktop Terrariums
  4. Cookie Mason Jar Teacher's Gift
  5. Printable Teacher's Gift Ideas
  6. Bouquet of Pencil Flowers Gift
  7. Teacher's School Supplies Gift Bag
  8. Chalkboard Gift Bag
  9. Framed Teacher-Themed Word Art (Free Printable)
  10. Recycled Jar Kids Craft and Gift Idea
  11. "Pencil In Time For Yourself" Gift
  12. Teacher's Portable Supply Caddy  
  13. Personalized Note Paper
  14. Box Tops Collection Jar
  15. Ruler Necklace
  16. Teacher's Bookmarks
  17. Glittery Apple Mug
  18. Highlighter Roll
  19. 5 Gifts Teachers Really Want
  20. Helping Me Grow Gift  
  21. Denim Memo Board & Pencil Cube
  22. Teacher Supply Holder Gift Set
  23. Teacher's Crate of School Supplies
  24. Back to School Ruler Wreath
  25. DIY Dry Erase Board 

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