By Becky Striepe on April 24, 2013
That light cardboard from old cereal boxes, frozen pizza boxes, or six packs is endlessly useful for crafting. It’s sturdy, easy to cut, and flexible enough to use in all kinds of projects from gift boxes to sweet little toys. Over at Dollar Store Crafts, Rhonda shares another awesome craft you can make from reclaimed light cardboard: a mini photo album!
By Becky Striepe on December 3, 2012
There’s something romantic about vintage suitcases, isn’t there? Who knows where they’ve traveled, and they always make me think of old-timey rail travel or taking a trip on an airplane when that was still a special way to travel.
By Becky Striepe on November 30, 2012
Got some old books that you can’t bear to part with but are a little too disheveled to read? It’s time to get crafty!
By Becky Striepe on October 10, 2012
Those pesky, single-use plastic bags don’t need to be a one-time item any more! With a few simple tools, you can turn flimsy grocery bags into fused plastic bag fabric and make all kinds of upcycled crafty projects!
By Becky Striepe on July 27, 2012
Did you know that most store-bought glitter was made from plastic? Sure, it looks all metallic and shiny, but really a shaker of glitter is just a bottle full of teeny tiny pieces of plastic. Bummer, right?
Don’t worry, my shiny crafty friends! It’s not too difficult to make your own glitter – in custom colors! – with just a few kitchen ingredients.