{VIDEO} Last Minute Gift Ideas for $10

Ever run out of time for gift shopping and wonder what can you do for those left on your list? Need a creative gift idea you can make on a budget?

I hit up my favorite store and got a few things to create some thoughtful gifts for those left on my list.

What’s better than using your creativity and craftiness to make a gift someone will appreciate?

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{VIDEO} Simple Bow Making Tutorial

Recently, I hit up the Dollar Tree store near me and bought a bunch of holiday ribbon so I could make my simple bows for gifts and decorations. You don’t need much to make them, just some wire edged ribbon, scissors, thread and/or floral wire. I used some wire ties I had saved up.

The steps are easy to follow and once you give this method a try, you’ll be making bows with ease!

{VIDEO} How To Beat That Creative Funk

It never fails. Life gets busy. Things get in the way. You unexpectedly find yourself unable to summon the energy to make a mess and get crafty. Well, what do you do?

I’ve recently found myself in a creative funk. For all the reasons listed above, I couldn’t find it in me to do any of the crafts that I loved. After a week of hemming and hawing around, I decided to make a list of ways to break through my creative funk.

I felt so much better having complied a list of ways to work through my issues that I thought I’d share them. Enjoy the video below and share in the comments anything you have found that works for you!

{VIDEO} DIY Scrappy Halloween Headband

There is nothing more satisfying then finding a creative way to use all my scraps.

Seriously. I’m that nerdy.

When our scrappy Halloween quilts were done, I was left with a small pile of fabric pieces that seemed big enough to be used for something.

But what?

Then I remembered our Dollar Tree haul and some headbands I bought.

Putting together the scraps and the headband with a glue gun gave me a perfectly scrappy, spooky Halloween hairpiece that is just adorable!

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Super cute!
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Here is a tutorial video with some hints and tips to make your own scrappy headband!

Linking up with week at these great crafters!


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{VIDEO} DIY Fall Crafts!

When we say we have hobbies up to here, we mean it! Along with cooking and sewing and quilting, I also love to create home decor. Using items I have around the house or things I find at craft stores and dollar stores, I’ve created different items to be used around the house.

This fall I put together some vases with leaves and gourds that really added a nice touch to our home. Below is my video on how to make your own.

Then I had some silk ribbon and I ended up creating bows that could either be used in a wreath or some door decor or as little ribbon pumpkins. They were simple to put together and came out super cute!

And while we’ve had some successes, we’ve also had some not-so-successful attempts to create some fall decorations. Mod Podge didn’t seem to be our forte but we tried!

Hope you enjoyed some of our Fall crafts and that it inspired you to try something crafty!

Be sure to check out our Halloween Table Runner Sew Along for more fall crafts!

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