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Dollar Tree DIY | Adorable Easter Bunny Pots | Hip ‘n Creative

Hey guys I hope you’re all feeling fabulous today!  So Today I have this adorable DIY Easter Bunny Pot Tutorial for you.  It is another super simple project but this time the project can be time consuming (because of the drying time for the paint)  I think it’s adorable and if you have any school aged kids, they may love making this project with you!

What you will need:

  • Terra Cotta Pots (Dollar Tree)
  • Plastic Spoons (Dollar Tree)
  • Sanding sponge (Dollar Tree)
  • Paint Brushes (Dollar Tree)
  • Pipe Cleaners (Dollar Tree) *optional
  • Easter Grass (Dollar Tree) or anywhere 😉
  • Floral Foam (Dollar Tree)
  • Paint (Wal-Mart)
  • Ribbon (Dollar Tree)
  • newspaper or something to protect your surface
  • Sharpies

DIRECTIONS:

First thing I did was sand down the spoons to remove the shine.  This will help the paint to adhere to the spoons easier.

Next painted the pots white.  You may need to paint 2 – 3 coats (allow drying time in between).  Next I painted the pot’s rim (again giving it 2 -3 coats).  I also painted some polka dots on the side of the pots.  I also painted the spoons to coordinate with the pots.

Once everything is dry you can draw the faces on the spoons.  I drew dots for eyes and triangles for beak or  bunny nose.  The whiskers are “V” shapes 😉  I decided to make some bunny ears out of pipe cleaners, I cut out the pipe cleaners and shaped them into ears.  Next I hot glued them to the back of the spoons.  I also hot glued some decorative ribbon to the “neck” of the spoons.

Lastly I assembled my pots.  I cut down the floral foam to fit the narrowest part of the pot, then I inserted the foam, my spoons and easter grass.  I also wrote my daughter’s names on a scrap piece of scrapbook paper and taped it onto a toothpick.  and that’s it!

Now as usual, I did make a video for you.  I would love it if you subscribed to my channel, it would truly mean the world to me.  Also sharing is caring, so if you know of someone that would find this tutorial inspiring please share it with them.  Thank you so much and I’ll see you soon!

Dollar Tree Home Decor DIY | Easy Home Decor Projects

I have been wanting to redo my laundry room for some time now.  I think the previous owner didn’t use the room to it’s fullest potential.  The room is a nice size and i cannot wait to revamp it, so when I went to Target recently I knew that some of the Valentine decor would be perfect for my laundry room/ new office. I also made a few Dollar Tree DIY projects that will go perfect with the office decor.  Stay tuned to see the laundry room redo (coming very soon!) but for now I want to show you some DIY room decor I made using products from Target and the Dollar Tree:

Please make sure to head on over to my YouTube channel and subscribe if you haven’t done so yet, and share with your friends!  Have a great day!

xoxo,
Awilda

Target Dollar Spot Haul Washi, Stickers & Decor | Hip ‘n Creative

So I recently went to Target and was trying my best not shop the Dollar Spot section but I just had to see what was new!  I fell in love with a lot of TDS items but was a good girl and only got what my self made budget allowed.  My reasoning behind that was that I’d be back because of the Holiday Shopping I’ll be doing!  So check out what I got at Target Dollar Spot!

Thanks so much for stopping by and I’ll see you soon!

xo,
Awilda

Easy and Inexpensive Windowsill Makeover | Dollar Tree DIY

I have an old kitchen.  I think it was last updated in the 1980s.  I have no true counter space, my cabinets are dingy- no matter how much I clean it, and my windowsill is a stained mess!  Every time I’d go into my kitchen I would wish to change something about it but since we’re on a budget, a kitchen remodel will not be getting done any time soon.

Super simple and inexpensive Dollar Tree Windowsill Makeover. | Hip 'n Creative

I had to do something!  Since I had recently gone to the Dollar Tree I had some shelf liner.  So I got to work adding the liner to the windowsill.  I have to say it was super duper easy and I love how beautiful my window looks now.  The best part is that my window looks great, didn’t cost me a fortune and if I decide in the future to remove the liner, all I have to do is peel it off.  I love it!

Material Needed for this Project:

  • Shelf Liner (I got mine from the Dollar Tree)
  • Ruler
  • Scissors or Exacto Knife

First thing I did was clean and clear my windowsill.  Then I used my ruler and measured my window, using the scissors (or exacto knife) I cut my shelf liner according to my measurements.  I did cut the liner about a half inch larger then the measurement, just in case I made a mistake.  Lastly I rubbed the liner down on the sill, making sure to rub out any air bubbles.  And that’s it!  Another inexpensive and easy DIY you can do to improve your home.

If you’re a visual person like me, head on over to my youtube channel and check out the how to video!  It’s super easy and I love videos 😉

If you decide to give it a try, I’d love to see it!  Share your mad skillz with me on instagram @hipncreative or on Facebook!

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Until next time my friends!  Happy DIYing!

Awilda https://www.hipncreative.wordpress.com

DIY Welcome Post

An awesome DIY Welcome Post via hipncreative.wordpress.com

Today I wanted to share a DIY tutorial that is super cute and can be used all year long.  I was inspired by welcome post signs I’ve seen on Pinterest but wanted to add my own twist using materials I already had available.  The only thing I purchased was the 4x4x8 post.  If you do purchase any materials, you will be able to make (2) 4ft. Welcome Posts.  One for you and one to give away. Or you can use the other post to make any number of projects!

Tools and Materials Needed:

  • 4x4x8 wood post (I cut mine down to 4ft high) If you can’t cut it at home your local Home Depot can cut it for you fo’ FREE
  • wood glue
  • 1×12 cut down to 1- 5×5 wood square
  • 1×12 cut down to 2- 6×6 wood square
  • scrap window trim (optional) big enough for the 4×4 post top
  • scrap base molding (optional) big enough for the 4×4 post base
  • white paint (I used some left over paint, hehe) (optional)
  • black spray paint -or any color you choose
  • wall hook
  • caulk and wood filler-optional -I used it to fill any gaps on the trim
  • screws and drill -optional or gorilla glue
  • sand paper

DIRECTIONS

STEP ONE: First thing we did was cut down all our wood pieces that needed to be cut.  I had my husband do the cutting for me, i’m not too skilled at using the saw and didn’t want to hurt myself.
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