Decorating + Organizing


19+ Nifty Uses for Old Tissue Boxes

19+ Nifty Uses for Old Tissue Boxes Unfortunately cold and flu season is coming up.  Our household can easily use one or two tissue boxes a week.  That’s a lot of garbage piling up!  Before throwing your boxes in the … Continue reading

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Fall Craft Ideas (10+ Simple Crafts)

fall craft ideas

These Fall Craft Ideas are simple, homemade, inexpensive and some even use natural items found in your backyard. Fall Craft Ideas Candy Corn and Candles (2 More photos) This Fall craft idea would work great in the center of a … Continue reading

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37 Brilliant Uses for Coffee Filters

37 Users for Coffee Filters

37 Brilliant Uses for Coffee Filters Even if you don’t have a coffee maker that uses filters, you may want to consider picking up a package next time you go to the store.  Because of the size, shape, and paper … Continue reading

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How to Create an “Outdoor Oasis”

Kohls Outdoor Oasis

So, my patio is pretty boring right now, as you can see from these pictures.  I have been really busy with the kids’ activities so far this summer, and fixing up my outdoor space has not even been a blip … Continue reading

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Chalkboard Paint Wine Glasses DIY: Perfect for Parties

Wine Glass

Chalkboard Paint Wine Glasses DIY This frugal craft project is an adorable way to dress up those “blah” wine glasses you find at a thrift shops or dollar stores for your New Years’ Eve party! I found some amazing wine … Continue reading

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Creating Festive Winter Tablescapes on a Thrift Store Budget

winter scarves mittens

Creating Festive Winter Tablescapes on a Thrift Store Budget Creating a lovely winter tablescape doesn’t have to be difficult or even expensive. In fact, you can shop your local Goodwill and use things around your house to create beautiful table … Continue reading

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Dollar Store Christmas Decorations: Top Three Ideas for the Holidays

Dollar Tree Christmas Decorations

I absolutely love the Dollar Tree.  Just look at these Dollar Store Christmas Decorations I recently found there. They’re festive, frugal, and nobody will know how little you spent on them! #1:  Santa Hat Chair Covers They’re made out of felt … Continue reading

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Budget Holiday Decorating Ideas: Deck the Halls for Less

homemade christmas decorations

Budget Holiday Decorating Ideas Have you decorated the house for the holidays and trimmed the tree? Instead of spending money this season, use what you have at home already to deck the halls.  Here are some tips to have your … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Decorations

homemade christmas decorations - snowman wreath

Homemade Christmas Decorations The Homemade Christmas Decorations our members have shared over the years are cuter than anything you could purchase in a store…. and a lot cheaper, too!  Here are some of our favorite ideas for making your own holiday … Continue reading

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Ten Frugal Homemade Fall Decorations and Crafts for Kids

halloween wreath

We’ve been collecting ideas for Homemade Fall Decorations for many years on the Mommysavers Discussion Forum.  Seasonal decorating doesn’t have to cost a lot, and often gives you and the little ones an opportunity to make something fun and easy … Continue reading

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