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: 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...]

DIY Carrot Tree Easter Centerpiece Idea

Does your family gather around your table for Easter dinner? Ours does and every year, we get together to make a DIY Easter centerpiece. This DIY Carrot Easter Tree is one of our favorites! Yes, I said an Easter Tree. We all have Christmas trees so why not an Easter tree? This … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Bunny Food Easter Decor – Homemade Easter Decorations

Spring in North Texas is amazing! The temperatures haven't reached pavement scorching triple digits yet, there is usually plenty of rain and the signs of new life after winter are everywhere. It is around this time of year that I love to watch the home decor people being to … [Read more...]

Homemade Coconut Milk Shampoo

I love making homemade beauty products, but it can be hard to find ones you love and will stick with. While most have come easy to me, finding a homemade herbal shampoo that I loved took some time. I have very long and very curly hair so I needed a DIY shampoo that wasn't going … [Read more...]

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...]