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!

17 Best Homemade Cleaners with Essential Oils You Should Stop Buying

Do you like to clean? I'll confess; at times I love it but mostly I hate it. It is a necessary evil though so I do it. Just because I do it doesn't mean I must spend a bunch of cash to get things sparkling. I actually refuse to spend as much as others on it; especially knowing I … [Read more...]

How to Make a Milk Jug Bird Feeder

My mom almost always had an milk jug full of iced tea in the fridge when I was growing up. She knew she could repurpose empty milk jugs, but it wasn't really her "thing" to find too many ways to use empty milk jugs. For her, they were simply a way to store a drink. For me, they … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Fairy Light Mason Jar Craft

I love a good mason jar craft. Seriously. My cabinets and storage areas are full with a plethora of mason jars that get used between crafts and canning and storage and; I just really love mason jars. I also happen to have an affinity for all things fairy. That's why I am … [Read more...]

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent – DIY Dishwasher Detergent

Dishes are the bane of my existence. For real; I hate them and if I could afford it, I would probably just toss all of them every time I used one. Okay, not really since that would be really wasteful, but a girl can dream, right? Because I hate dishes so much, I love the fact … [Read more...]

How to Make Lilac Perfume {DIY Perfume with Essential Oils}

Lilac perfume has been a staple of my life for over a decade. It's one of my most favorite scents and when I say over a decade; I mean since I was like twelve. When I was younger, I would wear any brand of lilac perfume that smelled good. These days, I would rather have a natural … [Read more...]

Homemade Sunscreen Bars That Protects & Moisturizes Skin

The other day the FDA came out and admitted that the chemicals in commercial sunscreen seep into your blood stream within 24 hours. Now I don't know about you, but I'm not too keen on things such as avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene and ecamsule running around for up to a week … [Read more...]

How to Make DIY Hairspray

"Don't use so much hairspray! Your hair will turn to wood!" It may not have been true, but to 11-year-old me, it was enough to scare me straight. It was years before I used hairspray again and let me tell you; I was the hairspray queen so that was quite a feat. I mean queen - my … [Read more...]

DIY: Make Your Own Fabric Labels

DIY is exciting and offers an incredibly immersive experience. If you also love it, why not take it to the next level? If you sell or just have fun crafting handmade products, it makes lots of sense to create your personalized label too. It will add a sense of uniqueness and … [Read more...]

How to Make Liquid Castile Soap from a Bar

I truly adore Castile soap. I use it everyday of my life in some way, shape or form. Almost every one of my homemade cleaning products or homemade beauty products uses it. It is one of the most versatile soaps out available. As much as I love Castile soap, the cost can be … [Read more...]

DIY Acne Mask with Essential Oils

My girls are at the age where acne can start rearing its ugly head. One has combination skin while the other has skin that is quite acne prone. When she first began having issues with her skin, I could have easily gotten her a commercial acne fighter. I did not want to do that … [Read more...]