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How to Make a Floral Clutch Bag for Spring in 10 Minutes or Less

 Make this No-sew DIY Floral Clutch Bag using Dollar Store materials in less time than it takes to boil an egg. It’s the perfect Spring accessory for all of your outfits – an easy and inexpensive seasonal craft! 

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I’m not one of those girls who changes her purse with every outfit – Half the time I’m lucky to get out the door at all! But, I do love changing things up with a statement clutch bag now and then, particularly in animal print or a fun, bright floral. This lined floral clutch bag is not only perfect for such an occasion, but it also cost about $5 to make, and is a ridiculously easy project, without any sewing!

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Before I get to the tutorial, be sure to check out the other Spring My Dollar Store DIYs from my friends – scroll down to check out all the cuteness!

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Now, onto the tutorial…

 

Make a Floral Clutch Bag for Spring in 10 Minutes or Less

MATERIALS

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  • A lined, cloth placemat
  • An old cereal box or a 12″x12″ piece of heavy cardstock
  • A hot glue gun and glue
  • A silk flower in a coordinating color
  • Rick Rack trim(optional)
  • An iron
  • Scissors

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DIRECTIONS

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1 Turn your placemat vertically, then fold your placemat into three sections, leaving a slightly shorter section on top. Press the seams, leaving a sharp crease.
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2 Cut the bottom inside seam on one side of the placemat from the bottom fold line to the centerfold.
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3 To give the purse stability, measure, cut, and insert a piece of the cereal box into the slit, filling the entire pocket.
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4 Cut four 1/4″ strips of the cardboard the length of the bottom two fold sections and glue to the edges using hot glue.
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5 Glue the bottom fold to the center,  smoothing to secure the seams.
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6 Fold the loose flap over the pouch. Press again. Use hot glue to adhere your flower and rick rack, if desired.
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And that’s all there is to it!

 

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The pattern in this floral clutch bag reminds me of a warm, spring day and goes with so many outfits, both casual and dressy. I especially love to pair it with stripes. It’s destined to become a staple in my wardrobe. Even better,  this floral clutch bag will make for a fabulous Mother’s Day gift!

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How to Make a Homemade Advent Calendar – My Dollar Store DIY

This refillable homemade advent calendar is made from dollar store items and is an adorable accent for counting down to Christmas. Fill this homemade advent calendar with your favorite treats, small presents, or activities for a memorable and personal Christmas season!

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What?! It’s not even Halloween yet, and I JUST posted a Halloween tablescape a few days ago! Have I lost my mind!? No – I have not. Well, maybe a little. But that’s not new or news! What IS going on is that I, along with a few of my friends, am hoping to help you lovelies get a jump start on the season! I’m super excited to be joining the My Dollar Store DIY girls with some super easy holiday ideas that won’t break the bank and are doABLE! Be sure to scroll down to the bottom to see all the other holiday ideas as well!

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Today, I am sharing a beautiful homemade advent calendar made from simple Dollar Store items that can be reused every year. Metal favor buckets (from the wedding aisle) are the perfect way to create a customized Christmas countdown calendar. This homemade advent calendar is made with 25 little buckets for you to fill up for each day in December. There are so many different you can use to fill an advent calendar – this one uses small treats – but you could just as easily fill the buckets with activity ideas or small toys.

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I got so far ahead of myself that I even wrapped up a few little presents in my favorite wrapping paper – I hope I can find it again this year! I also printed off a sheet of fun gift tags from last year. Want to download them, too?  Get these adorable Christmas Gift Tags for free –  click HERE to get them! Now on to the how-to!

How to Make a Homemade Advent Calendar

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You’ll need:

  • 12″x 24″ rug or piece of foam board
  • white paint
  • 25- metal buckets (9 packages from the dollar tree) with tags and ribbon
  • decorative pattern file folder or cardstock
  • Scissors or 2″ paper punch
  • bakers twine
  • Number stickers – I used something similar to this
  • small hooks with adhesive backing
  • ribbon
  • 2-small eye screws
  • 2 – 12″x 1″ pieces of wood
  • 2 – 24″x 1″ pieces of wood

Prepare the Board

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Paint the board or posterboard white. Let dry.

 

Make the Tags

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Cut out 25 cardstock circles and punch a hole in the top of each card.

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Apply the number stickers 1 through 25 to the unprinted side of the tags included with the buckets. Then, stack the numbered circle over the cardstock and thread together with a piece of baker’s twine.

Add the Buckets

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Remove the handles from all 25 buckets.

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Thread the number tags through one side of the bucket tabs used to hold the handles. Fold the flap over to prevent the tag string from coming off, then, add a loop of baker’s twine to the other tab to be used for hanging.

 

Position and stick the hooks evenly onto the board. I used a 5-4-5-4-7 pattern, but use what looks best to you.

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Add trim pieces around the rug to create a frame using glue then screw eye screws into the top and thread ribbon through for hanging.

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I added some snowflakes to each of my buckets, giving my homemade advent calendar the final touch I was looking for.

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Once completed, hang the buckets on the hooks and fill with your favorite treats, toys or activities!

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Now I’m just sitting here waiting for December 1st to roll around so I can start using it! How about you – are you thinking about Christmas yet?

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Don’t forget to stop by and take a peek at these other lovely Christmas Decor ideas! Thanks for stopping by!

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