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.

5 Halloween Hand Print Crafts

by Jessica 4 comments
5 Halloween Hand Print Crafts

Halloween is just around the corner, and we’ve got some simple and adorable Halloween hand print crafts you can make with the kids.

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DIY Fall Leaves Wall Art

by Christina Brown 2 comments
DIY Fall Leaves Wall Art

I think I may have mentioned a few times that fall is my favorite season.  I love the crisp air and the gorgeous fall colors.   Each time fall rolls around, I spend time going for walks and taking photos. This year, I wanted to use nature to create a little fall leaves wall art.

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Upcycled Bathroom Storage Containers

by Jessica 7 comments
How to Make Upcycled Bathroom Storage Containers

I decided to use some jars and candlesticks to make some new upcycled bathroom storage containers. I wanted to add a little sparkle and bling to may bathroom and by purchasing some $1 bags of glass stones from Wal-Mart and re-purposing other items I was able to do it for very little money.

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DIY Real Life Angry Birds Game

by Jessica 7 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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