Crafty

06 Feb 2015

Hilarious Ways Not to Screw up Valentine’s Day

Each February, we’re told that if we really care about our honey, we need to show it with our wallets.  If he doesn’t buy you artisanal chocolates, red roses, and silk lingerie, then he clearly doesn’t really love you. What bullshit! Showing our affection in less consumerist ways is pretty

Fayette Fox - The Scrimpy Scribe 0
11 Dec 2013

DIY: Dollar-Store Decor

$3 to make three hanging pom-poms, DIY-style. I’m usually extremely well-behaved during the week. Between free breakfast food at work and going to classes at the gym instead of happy hours at night, I can get from Monday to Friday without spending too much moolah. Come the weekend, though, and

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 2
08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
05 Jan 2011

DIY Upgrade: File Cabinets

File cabinets are an unfortunate fact of life: by the time you hit your mid-twenties you’ve accumulated a sizable portion of your life on paper. From transcripts to manuscripts, recipes to medical records, vehicle registrations to credit card statements, that shit can’t just sit in a corner of your closet.

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 2
11 Aug 2010

DIY: Bling Your Bobby Pins

Bobby pins are the opposite of lighters – instead of always disappearing, they seem to be everywhere: pockets, the bottom of purses, any available surface. Just the other night, a friend of mine gave me an impromptu up-do using eight bobby pins while we sat at the Bloodhound and drank

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
28 Nov 2009

DIY Diva: Tis’ the Season to be Crafty!

Potato print holiday cards. Sending a holiday card is a really nice way to let someone know you’re thinking of them without spending a lot of money. I recommend sending a holiday postcard – as postage for postcards is a lot cheaper than sending a card in an envelope.

Kate Kotler - DIY Diva 0