The Dollar Store Challenge Winners!


Thank you everyone who entered the Dollar Store Challenge!

Wonderful projects!!  Heather from Dollar Store Crafts was so impressed!

Here are Heather’s favorite projects:


#1 Project:

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#97 — Dollar Store Backsplash @ Easie Peasie

“I picked this because it made such a huge impact in the kitchen, and was an innovative way to use dollar store stuff to achieve a new look in the kitchen for little money.”

Here are the Top 10 projects:

#12 – Dollar Store Art @ Let’s Make it Ours


#11 – Ruffled Umbrella @ Becky Waldrop


#16 – Shadow Box from Frames @ Craftastical!


#23 – Chandelier @ Brassy Apple


#47 – A Carnival of Tiered Trays @ Joy’s Hope


#65 – Dollar Store Tiled Mirror @ Tattered & Inked


#98 – Dollar Store Mercury Glass @ Meridian Road

#134 – Dressed Up Solar Light @ Keen Inspirations


#145 – Pottery Barn Mirror Knockoff @ Cottage Love


#26 – Fairy Wings @ Brassy Apple

Beckie’s Pick:

#29 — Easter Scrap Layout @ My Haiku

Amanda’s Pick:


#37 — Cute Earrings from Goofy $ Store Garland @ Mich in L.A.

Jen’s Pick:


#83 — Kitchen Art @ Crap I’ve Made

Winners: you can get your special buttons on this page.

And the TWO winners of the fabulous {Shey}*B Gift Certificates are:

#1 — Sunny @ Life in Rehab — Who showed us how to make this cute Dollar Store pin cushion


#89 — Kimberly @ Bugaboo, Mini, Mr. & Me — who showed us how to make this Dollar Store treat stand.


Thank you {Shey}*B for sponsoring this challenge and for such wonderful giveaways!

Be sure to check out her shop for fantastic camera straps and gifts!

Thank you to everyone who linked up!!!

Thanks to the Heather @ Dollar Store Crafts for taking time out of her busy schedule to be the guest judge for this challenge!

Get your projects ready for next week’s Frames, Art & wall Decor Challenge —

we will announce the guest judge and giveaway sponsor on Monday!

This post brought to you by *Shey* {B}

  1. Reply
    Michelle L June 20, 2010 at 9:00 am

    Wow, thanks to Amanda for picking mine! And all the other entries – amazing. I have to agree with the top pick – what a stunningly successful project. Thanks, CSI folks, for this super fun challenge. Can’t wait for the next one.

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    Meg/Brassy Apple June 21, 2010 at 12:33 pm

    wow! what a surprise to have 2 of my projects make the top 10! Dollar store crafts are FUN!!!

    thanks ladies and to Heather for taking the time to be a guest judge! 🙂

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    LifeinRehab June 22, 2010 at 8:52 am

    Oh wow, how totally cool!!! Thanks so much for letting me play!

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    Kimberly June 22, 2010 at 11:48 pm

    Oh, that’s awesome. I just got a new camera! I’m drooling over the pretty straps! 🙂

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    Jenelle December 27, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    Good to see real expertise on display. Your cnotirbtuion is most welcome.

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