Crack a single dollar store glass marble to create a jewel-like focal point for jewelry. Your cost: about two cents for the stone. It’s $299 for a 1/3 carat diamond necklace, but this stone is about 9 carats. We’ll just use the conservative estimate:
You save $298.98
Okay, as far as I know, you can’t even buy a wooden Macbook, although wooden it be nice if you could? (bah-dum-dum!). For a dollar store roll of woodgrain contact paper, you can personalize your laptop and look all faux bois (that’s “fake wood” in french). You can buy a wooden iPad case for $79, so let’s make that our benchmark for savings:
You save: $78
Christian Louboutin designed the “Déjà Vu” heels - black slingbacks that are covered in googly eyes, and Kristin over at Glitter ‘N Glue made a pair of lookalike Louboutins featuring wiggle eyes. The Louboutins cost $1595, but you can make these for about $3 worth of dollar store googly eyes.
You save: $1592
- President Obama commuted the federal sentences of 111 prisoners, the most granted by a US president in a single month.