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    29 Things From Walmart That Might Inspire A New DIY Project

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    1. A six-pack of brush pens, because you've been drooling over bullet journal pages on Instagram and could really use another incentive to get your life organized.


    Get a beginner's guide to bullet journaling here.

    Price: $11.69 for a pack of six

    2. A roll of painter's tape so you can make some really satisfying color-blocking projects.

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    Get ideas for color-blocking projects here.

    Promising review: "There is nothing worse than a line where two colors join and one has leaked under your tape line — just messy! The only way to create a clean, no-leak line is with this." —Paintingfoolfor2

    Price: $13.17 (originally $14.49)

    3. A bottle of mod podge, which is basically the icing on top of so many crafts.


    Promising review: "This is a great product! It applies to multiple surfaces and dries quickly." —Craftygirl

    Price: $7.28

    4. A six-pack of embroidery hoops if you've always wanted to own some sassy, cross-stitched wall art.

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    Get some ridiculously helpful tips for cross-stitching here.

    Price: $13.36 for a pack of six

    5. A ball of chunky yarn so you can make a blanket so thick that getting off the couch will break your dang heart.


    Learn how to hand-knit a chunky blanket here.

    Promising review: "I made a hand-knitted chunky blanket with this yarn and love the rustic look of the finished product." —Dru

    Price: $7.30+ (available in three colors)

    6. A 40-pack of magnets that you can incorporate into dozens of projects, from bottle openers to dish plates.

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    Learn how to make a mounted bottle opener here and a magnetic dish plate here.

    Price: $12.99 for a pack of 40

    7. A 14-pack of oven-bake clay so you can make a variety of gorgeous knickknacks — such as ring holders and keychain charms — and have a whole bunch of fun doing it.

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    Get tutorials for 10 clay projects here.

    Promising review: "The possibilities for this set are endless! It bakes well and isn't too difficult to condition." —JewelryAsylum

    Price: $9.97 for a pack of 14

    8. An X-Acto knife that'll see you through thick and can even make clean cuts in cardboard!


    Learn more about using an X-Acto knife here.

    Promising review: "The company has been around for forever and that must be because they make great knives. My knife works great doing all sorts of fine cutting, trimming, and shaving various materials." —majortom

    Price: $5.87

    9. A paint brush set if you would prefer to be called an artiste by your friends and family.


    Learn more about how to properly use different types of paint brushes here.

    Price: $8.50 (originally $9.97)

    10. A two-pound block of soap base so you can hop in the tub with a delightful soap that looks and smells exactly how you want.


    11. A sewing machine if you've watched so much Project Runway that it would be weird if you didn't try to make your own clothes.


    Promising review: "I love this machine! Everything works as it should and it is super easy to use. I wish I had found this one earlier." —bamasmom

    Price: $160 (originally $299.98)

    12. A block of beeswax so you can give your Valentine some *scentsational* candles. They'll certainly last longer than a bouquet or box of chocolates.

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    Get some neat ideas for homemade candles here.

    Promising review: "I bought this to use for several projects and I am extremely satisfied with the product. You get quite a bit of wax and it is high quality. I will definitely purchase more in the future." —PJPM53

    Price: $13.82

    13. A six-pack of floating picture frames, because you are devastated by the idea that your gorgeous garden's blooms are gonna die off at the end of the season. Dry them out and pop them into these frames so you can admire them for years to come!

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    Learn how to turn dried flowers into art here.

    Promising review: "These frames are perfect for my project. They arrived quickly and were packaged well. It was easy to mount my pictures and the attached hangers are a bonus. I really like these and will be ordering more." —TTCS

    Price: $29.99 for a pack of six

    14. A rotary cutter and ruler combo if you can't cut a straight line to save your life. It'll come in handy whether you're into scrapbooking, making greeting cards, or sewing.


    Promising review: "I just love this! I am new to quilting and I was having trouble getting my blocks cut straight with my rotary cutter. With this, cutting accurately is a breeze." —dodge440

    Price: $33.97 (originally $41.96)

    15. A watercolor pad so your paint won't bleed all over the page.


    Price: $6.47+ (available in three sizes)

    16. A 100-yard roll of macrame, because you've always wanted to accessorize your bedroom to make it more boho-themed.


    17. A bottle of spray paint that you can use to turn trash into gilded treasure.

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    See more ideas for spray paint upgrades here.

    Promising review: "This spray paint is easy to use and creates a beautiful finish." —Magato3

    Price: $2 (originally $4.40)

    18. A 16-piece tool set so you can design and make your own jewelry.


    This set comes with bead crimper pliers, jewelry wire cutting pliers, round-nose pliers, flat-nose pliers, roll of 0.6 transparent beading line, roll of 0.6 white beading line, thread cutting snips, two beading needles, bent-nose tweezers, needle threader, bead embroidery needles, jump ring opener, caliper, awl, magnifying glass, heavy duty magnifying stand for stability, two alligator clamp clips, and an organizer case.

    Promising review: "I ordered this set for myself and my daughter to create jewelry together to sell at an event. This had everything we needed and tools are pretty sturdy. The carrying case makes it exceptionally convenient to carry. The jewelry clips make holding, beading, and fastening a breeze! They're my favorite part of the kit because who doesn't need more hands?" —February 22, 2018

    Price: $34.38 for a pack of 16

    19. A Cricut machine that is basically the ultimate crafting tool — it can cut, write on, and score over 100 different materials!


    Promising review: "This product is a great cutter for beginners and pros. It is very easy to set up and connect to your device — it can even be connected to a cellphone! This machine can cut a wide variety of materials such as paper, fabric, vinyl, and chipboard. It is one of my best purchases." —kkay214

    Price: $227 (originally $249)

    20. A woodburning tool so you can monogram all of the gifts you build for your favorite people.


    Promising review: "This kit is fantastic for beginners." —zeronyn

    Price: $19.31 (originally $28.72)

    21. A glue gun that'll *stick* with you through all over your crafting adventures.


    Promising review: "This hot glue gun is very lightweight. It heats up very quickly, and the tip changes colors when it is hot so I know when it is ready to use. I've recently started crafting and have tried several different glue guns and this one is by far the best that I have tried! I definitely suggest this glue gun for all crafters." —Don

    Price: $5.88 (originally $6.24)

    22. A bag of pillow polyester, because you always want to live with your head up in the clouds.


    Learn how to make a cloud lamp here.

    Promising review: "This is my favorite stuffing, hands down. It is extremely soft and fluffy. It doesn't stick to itself and become mashed down the way other types do. It's good for making stuffed animals and pillows. It won't lose form if you wash it. I would love to have a bed made out of this." —superstar1582

    Price: $7.99 (originally $14.99)

    23. A 50-pack of scrapbooking paper so you can make your memories even more beautiful than they already are.


    Promising review: "These pages have nice designs and the pack comes at a great price." —Heather

    Price: $5.88

    24. A 13-piece sketching set if black-and-white art is more your style.


    Promising review: "There's a little bit of everything in this kit for the doodling artist in the family. —Barbara

    Price: $7.47

    25. A bottle of chalkboard paint so you can turn an old plate into a delightful cheese board.

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    Get more cool ideas for using chalkboard paint here.

    Promising review: "Remember to allow the paint to dry for 24 hours before using it! You can season the chalkboard by placing a piece of chalk sideways on the board and lightly shading all over it before erasing and writing on it." —Shelley

    Price: $6.88

    26. A 4-pack of crochet hooks if you've been knitting for years and are ready for a new challenge.


    Promising review: "This is a wonderful assortment of large crochet hooks in pretty colors — that's hard to find! I highly recommend them." —KathyChristian

    Price: $9.78 (originally $11.03)

    27. A table easel so you can practice your Bob Ross impression.


    Promising review: "I use these to teach an art class that moves to different rooms in the same building. these move easily and a bunch of them fit in a box and be set up in the next room in seconds. It holds 6x6 and 10x12 canvases nicely." —Deltabike

    Price: $12.49

    28. An 18-pack of leafing sheets to give your crafts a silvery sheen.


    Price: $8.95+ (available in two colors)

    29. A heat-transfer machine so you can personalize all of your clothing — you can leave cool patterns on your favorite sneakers or print funny messages on baseball caps!


    Promising review: "This little baby press is not only adorable but perfect for those tiny jobs that the big press won't work for like shoes, hats, socks, etc. If you do small jobs I highly recommend buying this one as well." —Candy527

    Price: $49 (originally $69.99)

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