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    The ultimate last minute Amazon shopping list for the crafter in your life!

    We all have those last minute gift buyers in your life! Well, I’m here to help you if you are struggling to find the perfect gift for the crafter or DIY lover in your life. If your the crafter, share this to your loved ones who never know what to get you. This post includes referral links to help you find the exact items I’m telling you about. Simply click on the tan words and it will take you over to Amazon to see all the details of each item. My first must have item is a good hot glue gun. I have this one, the Surebonder CL-800F 60-Watt Cordless…

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    Farmhouse Christmas Tree – DIY with construction shims and wood stems

    This beautiful tree has a very classy, high end feel to it, but is very budget friendly! This is created with construction shims, wood stems from Dollar Tree and garland ties that can be found at Dollar Tree ans many craft stores! To see the full video tutorial click on the link at the bottom of this page. Here is what you will need for this tree Large construction shims, Home Depot 2 Bags of wood stems, Dollar Tree Garland Ties. Dollar Tree or Hobby Lobby Holly Berry Sprigs, Dollar Tree Gold Metal Star, Hobby Lobby Berry Garland, Hobby Lobby Hot Glue and Glue Sticks Side cutters or cutting to…

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    Dollar Tree Santa Gnome – Super Easy DIY

    This plump little Santa Gnome can be created with all things Dollar Tree! Can you believe he is made from two wine gift bags, rice and a mop head! In this tutorial I am going to break down the super easy instructions step by step for you. To see a full video tutorial click on the link at the bottom of this page. Here’s what you will need to make this Santa Gnome. 2 Santa wine bottle fabric gift bags, Dollar Tree 1 1/2 bags of rice,Dollar Tree 1 mop head, Dollar Tree Red burlap ribbon, Dollar Tree 1 snowflake wood sticker, Dollar Tree 1 Button, optional Twine or yarn,…

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    DIY Vintage Snow Ski Hanger Decoration

    This DIY craft was inspired by a decoration I saw in the store fr $30.00!!! Though I found it to be absolutely adorable, it simply was not in my budget! So me being me… I stared at it thinking of how I could make it myself. I immediately saw paint stir sticks, BBQ skewers and my faux galvanized metal technique. To see the full video tutorial of this craft, click on the link at the bottom of this page. Here is what you will need to make this craft yourself. 2 paint stir sticks 2 BBQ skewers Scrapbook paper, design of your choice 2 wood beads wire 1 garland tie…

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    DIY – A Count Down to Christmas Hanger using a Dollar Tree gift bag!

    This craft is loved by the kids and elf approved! This was a super easy craft that could be gifted to a teacher for the classroom or created with the kids for home. Kids can really struggle with the concept of time and Christmas can feel like forever away for them! This is a fun way to help them keep track of the progress towards Christmas! They can help move the nose each days and count down the days! It’s both fun and educational!! When you get to the bottom of this page, remember to click on the video link to watch the full tutorial and to follow Kristy’s Craft…

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    Easy DIY Ornament and Gift Embellishment Ideas (That don’t bust the budget!)

    we have all fallen into the habit of buying a gift bag, toss the gift in and shoving some tissue paper on top. Lets kick it up a notch this holiday season and dress up out gifts a bit! These super easy ornament embellishments can add that little something special to your gift giving. Pair them with some Dollar Tree shipping paper and some twine for an budget friendly gift wrap that looks like you went all out! You will find a link to the full video tutorial at the bottom of this page. Here’s what you will need for this craft. Long Cinnamon sticks from Dollar Tree Fabric or…

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    Dollar Tree Snowman Makeover

    While this little Dollar Tree Snowman is cute, he’s a little flashy for my liking and doesn’t fit into my home decor. I am going to show you how you can make him over into a classy, rustic snowman you can be proud to show off in your home. Check out the full video tutorial at the bottom of this page to get even more detailed instruction! Here’s what you will need for this snowman makeover. Snowman from Dollar Tree Roping, cording or jute rope from Dollar Tree burlap ribbon from Dollar Tree Twine from Dollar Tree or Michael’s Raffia (optional) from Dollar Tree Buttons Sticks Hot glue gun and…

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    Dollar Tree Candy Cane Wreath

    This cute candy cane all started with a simple Dollar Tree wire wreath form! The red and white give it a traditional feel while the burlap gives it a rustic country look that I just love. This is a super easy no sew craft anyone can do! Make sure to click on the link at the bottom of this page to check out the full video tutorial! Here’s what you will need for this festive Christmas Candy Cane! Dollar Tree wreath form Batting material, I used left over felt I had on hand White burlap fabric, Hobby Lobby Red burlap ribbon, Dollar Tree Twine Wood beads Ribbon for the bow…

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    Christmas Tree Forest made from $1 Puzzle Trees

    This adorable little Christmas Tree Forest was created from a $1 package of tree puzzles from Dollar General! This is a perfect example of high end crafting on a low budget! Be sure to check out the full video tutorial at the bottom of this page. First off gather your supplies, you will need the following things to make your own little Christmas Tree Forest. Wood Trees, $1 from Dollar General 4 small construction shims Scrapbook paper Mod Podge Twine Card stock Silver Acrylic Paint, I used FolkArt Silver Anniversary from Michael’s Faux Snow from Dollar Tree (optional) Sanding block foam nail file (optional) Paint brushes Hot glue gun and…

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    Burlap Ribbon Dollar Tree Christmas Tree – DIY

    This has to be my very favorite Christmas Craft to date! It is easy, inexpensive and beyond gorgeous! It has the perfect mix of rustic and elegance all wrapped up into one tree. You can watch the full video tutorial by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page. Here are the things you will need to create this beautiful craft. Wood Tree Cutout, Dollar Tree 1 Roll light brown Burlap Ribbon, Dollar Tree Dark Brown Burlap Ribbon, Dollar Tree (optional) Brown paint, I used Craft Smart acrylic paint from Michael’s 6″ Dowel rod, Dollar Tree Scrap wood for base, I used a wood disk from Hobby Lobby…