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    Faux Wood, Foam Board Trees – A Dollar Tree DIY craft that will fool anyone!

    No one will ever guess that these trees are made from Dollar Tree foam board, wrapping paper and BBQ skewers! Anyone who steps foot in your house and sees these will thing they are some high end wood trees you picked up at a fancy boutique! This is crafting on a budget at it’s finest! Remember to click on the link at the bottom of this page to watch the full video tutorial! Here is all you’ll need for this DIY craft. Foam Board, Dollar Tree Wrapping paper, Dollar Tree BBQ skewers, Dollar Tree Raffia, Dollar Tree Wood beads, (optional) Wood disks or any wood base Black paint or Sharpie…

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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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    DIY Gnomes made from Dollar Tree Christmas Trees

    These gnomes are off the charts when it comes to cuteness! It’s hard to believe they started as sparkly Christmas trees from Dollar Tree. Everything that you need for this craft can be found at your local Dollar Tree. To see the full video tutorial click on the lick at the bottom of this page. Here is what you will need to make these cute gnomes. Sparkley Christmas Trees from Dollar Tree Decorative roping, cording or a mop head from Dollar Tree Thermal Socks from Dollar Tree Pine pipe cleaners from Dollar Tree Wood beads, one 1.25″ and one 20mm from any craft store Mini pine cones from Dollar Tree…

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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…