Thursday, September 10, 2020

10 on the 10th - Dollar Tree Makeovers and a GIVEAWAY!...

It's 10 on the 10th again and I am sharing a few Dollar Tree ideas!
The three crafty ideas I am sharing cost a total of $7.00 + tax

I bought 2 placemats at Dollar Tree for a fall tablesetting....


...I drew a pumpkin on paper and cut it out to use it as a pattern to trace onto a corner of each placemat.  And then I drew grid lines:


Because the placemat was white, I only had to paint the black checks:


I painted the pumpkin in the top corner with shades of oranges and greens:




They are perfect for a fall place setting:


Remember the sunflowers I made last month?  Go HERE to see how they were made.





These are also great for a little appetizer buffet for two on the kitchen counter:


I am giving these 2 placemats away!!  Just leave a comment below and you will be entered!

Two years ago I shared how to dress up Dollar Tree stemware with a little enamel paint.  I painted only the stems and base:


Here is another Dollar Tree idea I made last year and thought it was worthy of sharing again:



I simply wrapped a fleece scarf around a wreath, tied it with a twistie tie and added a few sunflowers!

So, what did I spend?
$2.00 on the placemats
$2.00 for the wine glasses
$3.00 for the wreath

If you would like a chance to win the 2 placemats, just leave a comment below!

The Dollar Tree is a fun place to get some crafty inspiration!



Joining these crafty ladies....stop by to see what they created while spending under $10:


UPDATE: Congrats to Theresa2012Ball - winner of the placemats!

19 comments:

  1. You did a great job painting the placemats Patti. I love the MKC checks and the cute pumpkin you painted. Great job and thanks for sharing these great ideas!

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  2. Your placemats are beautiful, Patti! Thank you for sharing the 'how' of this project.

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  3. You are thrifty and creative! I am so ready for Fall and these crafts are perfect!

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  4. So stinking cute! I love how you put the pumpkin up in the corner so that you could see it!

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  5. WOW! The placemats are beautiful and love how you painted the pumpkins. Your table looks stunning.

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  6. These are stunning Fall placemats. What a talent you have to create such beauty to add to your dining area.

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  7. You are so creative and talented, Patti! I'm always eager to see what beautiful crafty creations you come up with! Love then all!

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  8. Stunning table and beautiful placemats!

    Cindy

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  9. Look at you girl! Those placemats are adorable. You are amazing! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  10. The placemats are perfect for a fall table. Great job and clever idea!

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  11. Such fun placemats Patti. Love your creative projects. What apint did you use?

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  12. You've done it again Patti. You are TOO clever!!!

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  13. These are wonderful, Patti. Very clever. And I did a wreath like that a couple of years ago with red buffalo at Christmas. It's still a favorite because I can leave it up till Valentine's Day! (Don't pick me for your drawing -- I won last time and I love my bag but if you did, it wouldn't be fair! There will come a day thought....!)

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  14. Patti, you have such great ideas! These placemats and the companion checked wine glasses really are cute!! Myself, I feel dull as a board lately (brain fog with getting up really early for school) when it comes to crafting. Lol! Oh, fixed the glitch. :)

    Enjoy getting all your fall decor out,
    Hugs,
    Barb :)

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  15. Awesome look, Patti, especially all 0f it together!

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  16. Patti, I would love the placemats you so expertly painted. However, they would be a gift for my girlfriend of 50+ years who loves the black Courtly Check as much as you do! I often forward your blogs to her to show what you have done with table settings and and such. The MC Courtly Check has provided a gift idea for her many times. In fact! - many years ago you painted a teapot for me for her; it still sits on her counter! Theresa

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  17. Love the placemats. You are so creative! :D

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  18. The place mats turned out great Patti! What a fun idea!!
    Jenna

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  19. Wow, just wow! You've done a great job, very clever and creative..........

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