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Arts and Crafts

One of our favorite days is coming soon!  National Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19th! Want to celebrate with the kids? Check out these easy & creative ideas to get in the spirit! We have ideas from snacks, to crafts, to games to educational ideas to use in the classroom!  No matter where you …

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Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19th! Want to celebrate in your homeschool or classroom? Check out these easy & creative ideas to get in the spirit! Pirate Treasure Hunt – This is a great activity for pirate fun at home over the weekend! Make your own map, hide pirate treasure, and watch your little …

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Here is a cute DIY gift idea that can be used for several different occasions.  I first made one for Hubs and our dads for Father’s Day.  This year I made one for me and my mother-in-law for Mother’s Day.  You could also make one for the grandparents for grandparents day! The supplies can be bought …

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Michael’s Family Christmas Ornament Workshop on 11/7

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 3, 2015 · 0 comments

in All,Arts and Crafts,Christmas Ideas,kids

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  We love Michael’s Kids Club!  And I LOVE these cute little ornaments that they’re going to be doing this weekend! The Kids Club craft on 11/7 is a Wish List Ornament.  The cost is $2 for the supplies to make it. The Family Workshop is a Reindeer Ornament (isn’t it cute?!)  The cost for the supplies to …

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Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19th! Want to celebrate in your homeschool or classroom? Check out these easy & creative ideas to get in the spirit! Pirate Treasure Hunt – This is a great activity for pirate fun at home over the weekend! Make your own map, hide pirate treasure, and watch your little …

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Save at Michael’s this Labor Day weekend!   Through September 7th, you can save an extra 20% off your entire purchase at Michaels (in-store & online) – including sale items! You can still also print a 40% off ONE regular priced item coupon valid through September 5th. Just go here to print your coupons or pull them up …

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FaveCrafts FREE Valentine’s Idea eBook

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 13, 2015 · 0 comments

in All,Arts and Crafts,valentines

Subscribe to the free FaveCrafts Quick and Crafty email newsletter and receive the 21 Valentine Craft Ideas for Kids eBook as a welcome gift. Find more Valentine ideas and deals! Valentine Heart Stick Puppets “I Love You” Handprint Card Tissue Paper Heart Keepsake Handprint Heart

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Painting with Kids: Recycle Art

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 22, 2014

in All,Arts and Crafts,Homeschooling,kid crafts,preschool

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  This was a super fun painting project that turned out some really cool art!  I love when I tell my preschoolers we’re going to paint with something besides paintbrushes.  They look at me like I’m crazy! We were doing a unit on recycling/taking care of the earth.  So we painted with TRASH! I used two sizes of …

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FREE Father’s Day Craft Ideas eBook!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 14, 2014

in Arts and Crafts,Father's Day,Free

Nothing says I love you more than a handmade gift, so tell Dad how much he means to you by making his Father’s Day gift by hand this year. In Crafts for Father’s Day: 36 Homemade Father’s Day Gift Ideas, you’ll find lots of great ideas for all kinds of dads. Whether your dad likes golfing, …

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FREE Father’s Day Craft Ideas eBook!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 9, 2014

in Arts and Crafts,Father's Day,Free

Nothing says I love you more than a handmade gift, so tell Dad how much he means to you by making his Father’s Day gift by hand this year. In Crafts for Father’s Day: 36 Homemade Father’s Day Gift Ideas, you’ll find lots of great ideas for all kinds of dads. Whether your dad likes golfing, …

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Cute! Decorative Lace Ribbon Sticker Rolls just $.45 SHIPPED

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 25, 2014 · 0 comments

in Amazon.com,Arts and Crafts

I’m a crafter and scrapbooker so I LOVE this deal! I’m trying to think of some craft I can make for Mother’s Day using this cute ribbon! These Decorative Lace Ribbon Sticker Rolls are as low as $.45 each SHIPPED!  There are 7 colors to choose from.  Prices are $.45 to $.47 each.  A good deal no …

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Cute! Decorative Lace Ribbon Sticker Rolls just $.45 SHIPPED

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 20, 2014 · 0 comments

in Amazon.com,Arts and Crafts

I’m a crafter and scrapbooker so I LOVE this deal! I’m trying to think of some craft I can make for Mother’s Day using this cute ribbon! These Decorative Lace Ribbon Sticker Rolls are as low as $.45 each SHIPPED!  There are 7 colors to choose from.  Prices are $.45 to $.47 each.  A good deal no …

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Christmas Craft: Paper Candle Ornament

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 24, 2013 · 2 comments

in Arts and Crafts,Christmas Ideas,kid crafts

  Here’s one last craft for you this Christmas.  We just made some of these a few days ago, and I have to say it’s become one of my favorite handmade ornaments.  It’s so simple and it really looks good on the tree! Paper Candle Christmas Tree Ornament Supplies (per candle): 3×5 white index card white paper muffin cup yellow tissue …

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Homemade Gift Ideas for Christmas

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 13, 2013 · 3 comments

in Arts and Crafts,Christmas Ideas,Christmas Shopping

Looking for something simple and homemade for Christmas gift giving? Check out this roundup of ideas from the Mavens of Money! Homemade Gift Ideas Reindeer Food Recipe Cards, Tags, and Wrapping Paper Thumb Print Ornaments Manicure in a Jar Body Scrub: Sugar and Sage Handprint Art Oven Mitts Homemade Vanilla Peppermint Candy Bowl and Peppermint Candy Tree Hot Chocolate in a Jar Sharpie Coffee Mugs The Mavens …

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If you’re going to be out shopping today check out this great  25% Off your ENTIRE purchase (including sale items) Michaels coupon!  Expires today, 11/11. There are more coupons on the site including, 40% off any regular price item.  This and other coupons are valid 11/12 through 11/16. You can print the coupons OR show them on …

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Eight Great Halloween Crafts | Pumpkins, Spiders, Wreaths, Oh My!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 27, 2013

in Arts and Crafts,halloween,kid crafts

The Mavens of Money have come together again to bring you a round-up of our best Halloween Crafts. How to Make a Rag Wreath by A Frugal Chick Frankenstein Monster Box by Coupons are Great DIY Halloween Marquee Letters by Madame Deals Toilet Paper Pumpkin Decor by Mom on Dealz Handprint Pumpkin Craft by Saving Toward a Better Life Spooky Sparkle …

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Oooooh, here’s a fun book to download! Get ready for Christmas with 101 Days of Christmas!  Full of 101+ recipes and crafts for a DIY holiday! Download  101 Days of Christmas for FREE for a limited time! And don’t forget about the Big Box Christmas MP3 Album with 250 Christmas songs for $2.99! Don’t have a Kindle?  You …

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Amazon: Crayola 10ct Classic Markers $.97

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 29, 2013 · 0 comments

in Amazon.com,Arts and Crafts,Back to School,kid crafts

If you have kids, you know that it’s impossible to keep enough art supplies around! Here’s an add-on item at Amazon.  If you’re making a purchase of $25 or more then you can add these Crayola 10ct Classic Fine Line Markers for just $.97! You can also add on the Crayola Washable Watercolors 24ct Pan w/brush for …

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Yep, I said Christmas Deal again.  Second time today!  It’s already AUGUST, you should be Christmas shopping by now! Here’s a fun gift for a girl! The American Girl Crafts Learn to Scrapbook Kit is just $13.24 (60% off regular price!) Includes 1 ring-bound scrapbook and 1 doll-sized scrapbook Each crafting kit includes a picture-prompted, step by step instruction …

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How was your Fourth?  Have lots of pictures from your festivities? Then check out this BBQ Fun Scrapbook Kit. Kit includes hardcover scrapbook plus papers, stickers, tags and more – a $14.99 value – for just $6.95. Order your kit today! *Ordering this kit signs you up for a regular craft kit service from Creative Home Arts Club.  You …

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