DIY Projects

Save money by tackling DIY projects. From making something from scratch to common home repairs, we’ve got solutions to help you get the job done.

DIY Real Life Angry Birds Game

by Jessica 6 comments
DIY Real Life Angry Birds Game

Get the kids off the screens and outside with this fun DIY real life Angry Birds game!

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How to Turn 2 T-shirts Into a Dress

by Jessica 8 comments
How to Turn 2 T-Shirts Into a Dress

My daughter is always wearing dresses or skirts and we seem to never have enough of them. This project allows you to turn 2 t-shirts into a dress with a little creativity and an afternoon.

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DIY Mosaic Mirror

by Jessica 8 comments
DIY Mosaic Mirror

I made this mosaic mirror during one of my classes at She Is…..Women’s Weekend Retreat and had such a nice time both making this mirror and my entire time at the retreat. I took pictures and asked a lot of questions so I could share with the readers of Northern Cheapskate how I made this […]

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DIY Felt Dinosaur Stuffie

by Jessica 7 comments
DIY Felt Dinosaur Stuffie

Look how happy my son is to receive this new DIY felt dinosaur stuffie I made him with some felt, DMC floss, batting, some sew-on googly eyes and some hand stitching. Sure, you could machine stitch it with thread, but I like the look of the DMC floss hand stitched all around the edges. It […]

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How to Make a $5 Beachy Summer Wreath

by Jessica 13 comments
How to Make a $5 Beachy Summer Wreath

Continuing on my quest to try to bring summer to Minnesota when some days it seems resistant, I decided making a beachy summer wreath with an outdoor theme was in order.

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How to Make a Beach Towel Bag

by Jessica 8 comments
How to Make a Beach Towel Bag

I don’t know about you, but I am ready for summer. Mentally, I am ready for summer, but the kids still need to finish school for the year and then we can begin all of our summer vacation plans. In the meantime, I am getting ready for it all and trying to add a few […]

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DIY Fun Customized Flip Flops

by Jessica 7 comments
DIY Fun Customized Flip Flops

It’s finally warming up in Minnesota, which means I can begin to live in my flip flops. One fun thing you can try is DIY fun customized flip flops.

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