This is a quick, fun Dollar Tree craft you can make for Easter. I made it from a round pizza pan, some craft paint, three wooden crosses, three bags of moss and flowers, all found at Dollar Tree.
First I painted the pan. Two coats of the yellow and orange, blending at the line.
I felt the colors were too bright so I took some waverly brown paint that I had on hand and lightly brushed it over the colors after they dried.
I was satisfied with the more muted color scheme.
Next I used the same brown paint and mixed it with a little water to create a “stain” to use on the crosses.
I then glued the crosses in place with hot glue and then, layer by layer, I added the moss until it was a secure. Then I glued the flowers and the twine onto the back and added the white strip of fabric that I cut from a handkerchief.
This is an easy craft if you have a cricut, I made three in less then an hour.
Dollar Tree has these oven mitts with a pocket. You can stuff it with cookie or cake mixes and even a fun kitchen gadget. They are perfect for gift giving for teachers, white elephant, stocking stuffers or for your favorite cook.
I got my SVG files from Etsy. They are very inexpensive, or you can create your own. After cutting and weeding just iron on.
Always use a barrier between your heat press and HTV.
I used a temp of 305 for 30 seconds, warm peel.
These sayings are so clever! What a fun gift idea!
If you can use a hot glue gun, you can make these pillows. There is no sewing involved. You can also do without the decal if you don’t own a cricut machine.
I used cloth table napkins from Hobby Lobby. They are the perfect size for throw pillows. They were $2.99 a piece but I found them at 50% off! You need two for each pillow and a bag of poly-fil which I found for $2.99 and a hot glue gun. Great price for a throw pillow don’t you think?
Measure the cloth so you know how big to make your decal.
I found a couple of svg files that I liked and sized them to fit the pillows. Make sure to mirror it before you cut!
After the decal was cut, I weeded them and then centered them onto the cloth.
Always use a barrier between the easy press and the heat transfer vinyl.
I used my easy press to iron on the decal. My heat setting was a little high at first. I had to adjust it down to 295 after I made the deer. You may be able to see some of the red bled through. I think it’s because the material has a lot of polyester in it…no biggie.
I used a white glitter HTV. They came out so pretty against the plaid.
I put the pillow together. I used my hot glue gun to glue the edges of the pillow together.
I left an opening to stuff with the poly-fil. I stuffed the pillow. Each pillow took an entire bag of poly-fil. Then I glued the opening together and that’s it! I’m doing a woodland rustic theme this year and these colors are great!
This Welcome Porch sign is perfect for the “feeling social” and the “not feeling social” days, lol! I am trying to find all kinds of excuses to use my Cricut. I love it! I had this piece of wood, so I decided to make one of those famous “Welcome” porch signs but with a funny twist. I stained the wood and cut out the letters with my Cricut and here ya go…
Here is the front. All traditional and Fallish looking. I can change the flower and peel off the pumpkin and add an ornament for Christmas or a flower for Springtime…
And here is the back…lol. This is for the next time I see a solicitor coming.. haha
Here is a quick little craft I made today with a Dollar Tree picture frame, a sheet of card stock, a decal I made on my cricut and some spray paint.
I made the decal but you can buy different sayings at dollar tree if you don’t have a cricut. I had card stock that I got from Michaels, I cut down to an 8×10 size. I picked up the frame from dollar tree. I liked the shape but wanted black so I spray painted it with a semi gloss.
I transferred the decal onto the cardstock while the paint was drying on the frame.
Here’s my finished project. It was a quick easy craft that only took a couple of hours. I’ve seen similar ones like this selling for $15-$20. My flannel pumpkins are from Dollar Tree as well.
I was walking my dog the other day and someone had thrown out this old board. I looked at it and immediately knew I wanted to make something from it. I walked on past planning on picking it up on the way back then quickly decided to turn around and get it, thinking someone else might grab it before me.
I’m often found doing that, walking down the street with something in my hands I’ve curb shopped. I could tell you of a few treasures I have found that way…
This piece was so cool though. It is perfectly weathered. It is also perfectly sized for a porch sign. I decided the best place for it was at the lake.
I didn’t take step by step pictures this time, I think because I was so excited to get it done, but here is my before and after.
I used light gray chalk paint and lightly brushed it on the wood here and there just to make it a little more interesting.
I made stencils on my cricut and taped them to the wood. I used black oil based paint to paint the letters. Since we are in the woods, I made a deer stencil for the “O” in welcome.
Then I just wrapped some rope around the top from dollar tree.
It looks old and rustic! I was thinking I might flip it around and paint something on the other side “LAKE LIFE” perhaps and flip it around once in awhile.
I’m always on the lookout for pieces like this and I’m so happy when I come across them.
I know it’s mid summer but Dollar Tree has just put out their Fall Decor! Fall is my favorite season and I went early this year to get a few things to craft with.
Here’s my bounty. The flannel stuffed pumpkins are adorable! Hopefully I can go pick up a few more. There are lots of wall hanging things. This metal truck was my favorite. I think I might put it in the center of a wreath. I also got ribbon and flowers. I think I will be making another trip soon!
These little wood plaques are so cute and could be left out year round. Bring on the pumpkins and lattes!