Tag Archives: Dollar Store Projects

Glass Cross

So I have created my first gift and had to wait to be able to share it with you.  This cross was made for my mother-in-law for her birthday.  I have to say, I’m proud how it turned out.  It … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear SWAPS

  This year in addition to making all of my SWAPS, the camp director asked me to make some for her.  I agreed to make them, as long as they were easy SWAPS.  I knew I would not have time … Continue reading

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Snowman Paintbrush Ornament

This year for our AHG troop ornament exchange I created paint brush snowmen. These charming snowmen were a huge hit.  And no one knew how easy and affordable they were to make.  

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Another Cheesy SWAP

As someone who make hundreds of swaps each year, I am always looking for a budget friendly idea.  These SWAPS were made using a package of cellulose sponges I picked up at the local dollar store.  Each 3×5 sponge made … Continue reading

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Family Camp Cup

The weather is cooler. The leaves are starting to fall. It must be camping season.

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Making a Splash

Recently a friend posted on FaceBook that she was looking for someone to make her a set of crocheted water balloons. This was the first time I heard that such a thing existed.  She runs a daycare out of her … Continue reading

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Herb Garden

I love growing fresh herbs in my kitchen window. Herbs are one of the few plants I have been able to grow successfully. They are available all year-long and even if I manage to kill the plants (which happens more … Continue reading

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Spring Wreath

According to the calendar it is officially spring.  I know it may not seem like it based on the weather in some places, but the blooming Bradford Pear trees here in Texas confirm that spring is upon us. I recently … Continue reading

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Personalized Cups

Need a quick personalized gift that suits a wide range of personalities without breaking the bank, give these a try.

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Spring Wreath

While it is still cold outside, it is never too early to think about spring and work on AHG merit badges.  My daughter recently completed her Home Decorating Merit Badge.

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