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!

How to Make Homemade Cinnamon Vanilla Candles

When I was a teenager, my uncle had his own candle making business. His candles were amazing. Strong scented without being over powering and they burned forever.  One fall when I was around 14, I spent some time at their house where I got to see them make their homemade candles. … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Crafts -Reindeer Noses Kids Craft Idea

When my daughter was little, her favorite Christmas song was always Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. What kid doesn't love Rudolph, right? That's when we began making these easy mason jar crafts. She loved making them and they make amazing DIY gift ideas for kids to give! Plus, … [Read more...]

DIY Snowman Earrings – Super Simple Homemade Christmas Earrings

I love snowmen. In fact, I love them so much that I've had a snowman collection since 2008. I just find them super cute and can't resist a snowman figuring or other piece of home decor! One of the things that I didn't already own though was an adorable pair of snowman earrings! … [Read more...]

Homemade Gift Idea – DIY Snowman Candle

I absolutely adore snowmen. So much so that during the holiday season, my home usually becomes covered in snowmen. I have candles, wall decor, wreaths and more. They are adorable to me and I can't seem to get enough of them. When my daughter and I downsized to live in a hotel, I … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Cleaning Wipes

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 like THESE. While we still use … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Costume – Homemade Zombie Costume (DIY Zombie Bride Costume)

Halloween is coming and if you've been a part of our little community for long, you'll know that it is one of my favorite holidays. I love taking the opportunity to scare the pants off of my family as is evidenced by my DIY Serial Killer Bathroom Decor. Both of my daughters are … [Read more...]

Easy Mason Jar Halloween Decor

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays each year. I just love the idea of dressing up as something you've always dreamed of being. I also love the creep factor that comes with spooky Halloween decor! That should be evident by the fact that my own child has worn a DIY Zombie … [Read more...]

Frankenstein Mason Jar Kids Craft { Easy Kids Halloween Crafts }

Every year when Halloween rolls around, we gather our friends kids and look for a few easy kids Halloween crafts to help them make. Sometimes, we get lucky and stumble across a couple of super cute and spooky mason jar kids crafts that they can make mostly on their own and that … [Read more...]

Homemade Halloween Blood {Homemade Theater Blood}

I seriously love Halloween. There's just something about fall and kids dressing up as their favorite things that makes me happy. Combine all of that with being scared witless (in a fun way) and I am in my element! What I don't love though is how expensive Halloween costumes have … [Read more...]

DIY Mason Jar Succulent Planter { Upcycled Mason Jar Craft Ideas }

Around here, I love using mason jars decor to help create a country/farmhouse look that I have been a fan of for years. They just have this ability to give your home that country vibe without needing to do any re-painting or serious decorating. One of my favorite things to do … [Read more...]