DIY and Crafts - All Natural, Budget Friendly and Simple

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 Barr, 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!

Take a look at these posts and find your favorite DIY and crafts to do this weekend! You won't regret it and neither will your budget!

DIY Upcycled Candy Jar

Have you ever looked at something and then realized that it could be made into something new? That is my life. I seriously will sit and stare at a jar or bottle for a while trying to find a new way to use it. Finding creative new uses for old bottles is something I get a kick out … [Read more...]

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...]

DIY Castile Soap Laundry Detergent

I love making homemade cleaning supplies. That should be pretty evident by now but I mean it. I really do. There's just something about knowing that I am keeping my home clean and tidy without using a ton of harsh chemicals. Plus? Homemade cleaning supplies are so much cheaper … [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 Window Cleaner – All Natural Homemade Cleaning Supplies

Are you looking for ways to save money? If so, are you certain that you've looked for every single way possible? We do up to and including making things ourselves instead of buying them. While some people are on board with making their own homemade cleaning supplies or homemade … [Read more...]

This Super Easy DIY Chalkboard Planter Is Perfect for Indoor Herb Gardens!

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...]

Natural Cleaners – Homemade Orange Oil Cleaner

I love oranges. They're one of my favorite snacks and anything orange scented is on the top of my smelly good stuffs list. Aside from smelling and tasting great, oranges are fantastic to use as natural cleaners. Obviously you don't want to be whipping out an orange and scrubbing … [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...]

These Homemade Cleaning Wipes are Simply the Best!

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...]