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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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    Country Christmas Tree – Construction Shim DIY

    This is one of my favorite DIY crafts so far! I just love the way these trees turned out! They can be hung up on a wall or propped on a shelf. Either way they are an adorable complement to any country Christmas theme! The best part, they are made with construction shims so they are super affordable to make! Don’t forget to click on the link at the bottom of this page to watch the full live video tutorial for this DIY craft. Here is what you will need to make these Country Christmas Trees. Construction shims, large ones for a large tree or small ones for a small…

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    Snowman Ornament, from Dollar Tree Floral Balls – DIY

    Look at the cuteness of this little snowman! Can you believe he’s made out of Decorative Balls from the floral section at Dollar Tree! Don’t forget to watch the full video tutorial by following the link at the bottom of the page. Here’s what you will need to create this cute little guy! 1 Large decorative ball (Dollar Tree) 1 Small decorative ball (Dollar Tree) Ribbon or fabric, for the scarf Pebbles (Dollar Tree) Burlap ribbon (Dollar Tree) or fabric, for the hat 2 Small sticks Twine Felt or skewer and orange marker, for the nose Hot glue gun and glue sticks Scissors Once you have a package each of…

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    $1 Apron Transformed into Red Truck Christmas Decor

    This Dollar General Apron was only $1.00! I wasn’t a fan of it as an apron, but I just loved the truck on it and knew I wanted to turn it into something cute for my home. Read on to see how you too can transform one into a decorative wall/door hanging. Remember to click on the link for the full video tutorial at the bottom of this page. This is what you will need. $1.00 Apron from Dollar General, truck design 9 Paint stir sticks Paint, red, black, creamy white Ribbon Bell (optional) Pine sprig or mini pine tree (optional) twine Scissors Hot glue and glue sticks The first…

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    Rustic Construction Shim Christmas Tree Duo, $1.96 DIY

    Can you believe this Christmas Tree was made out of construction shims! Costing only $1.96!! I used two packs of shims for this Christmas Tree Duo. Each package was only 98 cents! Run to your local hardware store and grab a couple packs so you can make this beautiful set of trees too! Watch the full video tutorial at the bottom of this page. Here’s what you will need. 2 Packages of Construction Shims, (12 pack) Stain Saw E6000 Bonding Glue Hot glue gun and glue sticks natural brown card stock and FolkArt Anniversary Silver for star (optional) You will start by gluing two shims together, wide ends together and…