DIY and Crafts - All Natural, Budget Friendly and Simple Crafts and DIY

DIY and crafts are a great way to save money or a fantastic way to blow off steam as a hobby and they're one of my favorite ways to relax. If you are looking to improve your family budget these practical DIY and Crafts, brought to you by Stacy Ott, author of Six Dollar Family, can help you save money, make money and live a more natural lifestyle. Here you'll find everything from practical DIY projects such as homemade cleaner recipes and DIY beauty products to the more modern DIY home decor projects, kids crafts and more. The budget friendly projects are perfect for anyone who just wants to get their hands dirty and a make beautiful products for their own home, office or as homemade gift ideas.

DIY and Crafts

Because Six Dollar Family focuses on saving you and teaching you how to save money, most of our DIY and Craft projects are budget friendly too! Replace them with products you stop buying and make homemade, decorate your home on a budget or just give a great gift. Use them to save money, start a business and make money from home, selling your finished project and more!We are sure you're going to love them! Once you start making our awesome DIY and craft tutorials, you'll never stop!

DIY Pokemon Storage Bag

Do you have a Pokemon fan at home? I do and honestly? I get so sick of seeing Pokemon cards and other toys just lying around all of the time. Pokemon toys are about as painful as Legos are when left all over the floor and your foot finds one before your eye does. Trust me on that … [Read more...]

DIY Vanilla Latte Lip Balm

Here in the dry air and heat of Texas, the sun can really wreak havoc on my lips. When I lived up North, I usually only had chapped lips during the cold winters, but here? They stay dry and almost chapped all year long. Using regular chapstick would be fine, except for the fact … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Kitchen Towel

It's pretty common knowledge around here that I have a huge addiction to upcycling things. It's a fantastic way to save money and as I've said before? I work hard for my money, I work hard to make it grow and I like to keep as much of it as possible. We upcycle old sheets, we … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Flower Planter

I love when an idea is so simple that the idea of bringing that idea to life makes me smile. Over the last year or so, my life has become all about the simple and that has never been more evident than when we started making things homemade versus buying them. Living simply … [Read more...]

51 Mom-Approved DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day is right around the corner. What are you planning on getting your Mom to celebrate her? I figure we all have two choices. 1. Run out and grab some stupidly expensive gift that yes, she'll love but stupidly expensive, remember? Or 2. make her a DIY Mother's Day gift … [Read more...]

Homemade Cleaning Wipes

So I confess that I love having something quick to grab when I need to clean up messes, but since we stopped buying paper towels, it has been rather hard to find something that works well but is reusable. We initially moved to only using unpaper towels and we still use them … [Read more...]

35 Cleverly Brilliant Mason Jar Craft Ideas

I love mason jars. So much so that when we move into our new home in a few weeks that I am planning on decorating my kitchen with mason jar decor. They're so versatile that I just can't help it but love them! How versatile? These mason jar crafts can give you an excellent idea! I … [Read more...]

How to Make an Easy DIY Dog Rope Toy

I don't know about your house, but in our home, our dogs are a part of our family. That means that they have their own beds and of course their own dog toys! While we do have a few toys for them that we bought for them (because you can't beat Kong dog toys!), some of their … [Read more...]

How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet – Plus Tips on Keeping Cast Iron Clean

Do you have a cast iron skillet? If so, you'll know the beauty of cooking in cast iron. We actually have several different pieces of cast iron cookware since we use them both at home and we use them when we go camping. In case you were unaware, cast iron is fantastic when you … [Read more...]

21 Must Have Items for Homemade Beauty + Cleaning

Making homemade beauty items and homemade cleaning products can be confusing if you're first getting started. The supplies alone can confuse you since for a lot of homemade beauty recipes the products needed can cross easily. The same can be said for homemade cleaning recipes. … [Read more...]