2 Dollar Tree Spring Projects for $2
Dollar Tree is the absolute best for cheap supplies for crafting. You have to be a little choosy, but if you get the right things, you can make super cute projects that look high end! So with that in mind, let me show you how to make 2 spring projects from one dollar tree frame.
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Farmhouse Easter Egg
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Alright, I also bought a plastic treat egg and the rest of the things I had on hand. I’ve been hoarding so much stuff and it’s time to use it up! Nautical rope, various ribbons, twine, paint and hot glue transform the egg into a charming farmhouse spring decoration.
After I took the frame apart, I painted the circle black to be the base for my project.
Next I began hot gluing the nautical rope to the egg. It’s best to place some duct tape on each side of the egg to keep it together for this step. Finger protects are nice for this job. I circled the rope a few rounds and blobbed some hot glue on the bottom of the egg and place the rope on it. Glue and wrap to the top. I found that glue occasionally in spots was enough to hold the rope in place. That is, hot glue is not under all of the rope just in places. Twist the end of the rope into the top securing with plenty of hot glue. Always be careful not to burn your fingers when using hot glue.
Embellish with Ribbon
There is plenty of ribbon in my stash from years of crafting and then from Dollar Tree also. I choose a few and attached them to the center of the egg. After trying to figure out how to use some spring artificial flowers, I decided the KISS method need to apply to my egg. (Keep it simple silly) To finish the ribbon, I attached a simple twine bow.
Flowers Finish this Dollar Tree Spring Project
Now that the base is dry, I globes hot glue on the bottom of the egg and stood it up in the center of the base. After that, I gathered some flowers and greenery from my stash.
To camouflage the base, I glued the greenery around the entire egg and then a few flowers across the front of the egg. It turned out so cute!
For the second project, I painted and distressed the frame.
Cut a piece of cardstock to fit inside the frame and choose a rabbit design to cut from design space. Spray adhesive the design and put it in the frame. Farmhouse it up by hot gluing a twine bow to the frame.
So it doesn’t get much easier than that to create something beautiful, cheap. These look so cute together on my shelf.
Who would have thought you could make 2 spring projects from a dollar tree frame for $2?! Are you inspired? Are you going to make something like this? I would love to see you cheap projects that look high end in the comments below. Tell me you thoughts also on these projects. I’d love to hear from you.