Elegant Dollar Store Dinner Party

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You’re probably thinking the words “elegant” and “dollar store” don’t belong in the same sentence, right? At least that’s what I thought, until perusing Pinterest and setting out to create an elegant dinner party on a dollar store budget! And although you won’t necessarily find items that can stand alongside Pottery Barn or Crate and Barrel.  All it takes is some imagination and a little DIY inspiration, and you’ll have a “Pottery Barn-Worthy” dinner party that looks like it came out of the pages of a magazine!!!

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101 Valentines Ideas for Decor, Kids, Gifts, Treats, Desserts, Favors, Parties and More

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Do you ever get stuck when Valentine’s Day comes around, looking for ideas that aren’t so cheesy or cheap looking? With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I went on the hunt for some fun ideas for decor, gifts and projects. Looking for DIY ideas that were a little more elegant, not so cheap looking, and ones that were very doable yet affordable! AND, I found some wonderful ideas!! In fact, I had intented to do a post with around 10 ideas; then that grew to 20, and then 30. Well, then I figured I might as well do 101 IDEAS~!!! There were too many awesome ideas and actually ones that I’d love have in my decor year-round!!! (Yes, I kinda do love hearts, pink and red. I’m cheesy like that) ;)

The wonderful thing about most (if not all) of these projects, is that you can pretty much get all the supplies you need at your local dollar store, or dollar section of your local craft store!!! I have to say, after seeing all of these amazing projects, I’m gaining a new-found respect for dollar stores~!!!

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30 Simple, Creative, Handmade Projects and Gifts – Part Three

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How is everyone doing today??? Hopefully this article finds everyone in both good spirits, as well as, good health~!!! Its definitely been a bad cold and flu season, and being cooped up in my house inspires me to MAKE things~!!! Does it ever have that affect on you??? Yes, I’ve been getting the “I need to get crafty” itch!!! ;)

That brings us to today’s Part 3 in the 30 Simple, Creative, Handmade Projects and Gifts~!!! Bringing you a little bit of everything – jewelry, body products, home decor, fashion and scrapbooking DIY projects~!! Definitely something for everyone here!!! If you haven’t seen the first two parts to this series, you can check out Part 1 and Part 2 – with LOTS more inspiration and wonderful ideas!

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30 Simple, Creative, Handmade Projects and Gifts – Part Two

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Welcome to Part Two, in our Creative, Handmade Projects and Gifts series~!!! Bringing you more simple, easy and fun ideas for everything from gifts for family and/or teachers, home decor, scrapbooking, jewelry and more~!!! I don’t know about you, but I”m always looking for new and fresh ideas in the creative department, to not only make gifts for family but also for myself! ;)

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30 Simple, Creative, Handmade Projects and Gifts – Part One

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How many of you make gifts for people for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, etc? Or I should ask, how many of you have ever thought about doing that? But maybe didn’t know where to start, or what to make etc? Or thought about making hand-crafted items to supplement your income from time to time? Maybe you have a party coming up and you’d like to make some of the decor or favors? Looking for ideas for Teacher’s gifts???  I have all these ideas and MORE, nicely assembled for you to peruse and get inspired!

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