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Question: What's your favorite entry in Challenge #42, Dollar Store Challenge Round 3?  (Voting closed: September 13, 2009 10:21:46 AM)
$10 Tiffany Lampshade--plus Bonus Art! (img heavy) - 11 (3.2%)
$5.00 glass mini dessert stand or tea lite holder - 2 (0.6%)
$9 Desk-Hutch (and my first entry in a craftster challenge Tongue) - 1 (0.3%)
A Southern Mourning...Dress! bunches of pics! - 34 (9.9%)
Apple Doll - 6 (1.7%)
Appliqued Nurse Hoodie - 5 (1.5%)
Ballerina Spoon Doll - 2 (0.6%)
Bamboo Skewer Placemats! - 22 (6.4%)
Bathtub "Book Bag" - 11 (3.2%)
Bicycle lunch tote! Take your Lunch on the go! - 17 (5%)
Bloom where you are planted - 0 (0%)
bright and shiny bookends - 0 (0%)
Butterfly Jewelry - 2 (0.6%)
CINDERELLA Inspired Winter Princess Dress Up Costume - 4 (1.2%)
Coraline Other Mother Box - 2 (0.6%)
Dollar store Craftroom makeover - 14 (4.1%)
Dollar Store Journal - 1 (0.3%)
Dollar Store Mini Golf - 4 (1.2%)
Fancy Five Dollar Fabric Pinecones - 12 (3.5%)
Fatal Attraction Easter Bunny Basket - 6 (1.7%)
Field of Flowers Mosaic Suncatcher - 9 (2.6%)
Flower Fan-tastic Hand Held Fan - 3 (0.9%)
Girly Pyramid Head Helm! ($ Store Challenge) (Photobucket Pics) - 0 (0%)
Gold Mine 50th Birthday Cake Way pic heavy! - 6 (1.7%)
He who steals my purse steals trash(bags) - 4 (1.2%)
Hoooooo Knows What Time It Is? - 3 (0.9%)
Matching Winter Wear for My DD and Puppy. A Scoodie and a Puppy coat/harness. - 3 (0.9%)
Mini "steampunk" armor/bustle/gasmask... image heavy - 9 (2.6%)
Noodle bathtub stamps! (img heavy) - 28 (8.2%)
Pirate ship snow globe - 12 (3.5%)
Purse, hat & shoes ensemble - $ store challenge - 2 (0.6%)
Rainbow Collar Bag - 2 (0.6%)
Retro Lamp - 11 (3.2%)
Rose Petal Underbust Corset (Five dollars!) - 9 (2.6%)
Sakura Lampshade in shades of white! - 15 (4.4%)
shoot. there's a tree growing out of my door. - 6 (1.7%)
Simple yet Elegant Centerpiece - 1 (0.3%)
Skull Kitchen Hanger- Image Heavy! - 35 (10.2%)
Summer soup outfit - 1 (0.3%)
Take Out Lighting - 3 (0.9%)
To market, to market.... - 6 (1.7%)
wall sconce and picture holder - 1 (0.3%)
Watercolor painting. Dollar Store Challenge! Woo! - 4 (1.2%)
Wedding night - something extra - 12 (3.5%)
Total Voters: 343

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« on: August 01, 2009 07:16:51 PM »

Craft Challenge #42 - Dollar Store Challenge Round 3 - Due Sep 1 - Sep 5 2009

9/13/09 - Winner chosen!

Congrats to Annie-bleam for her entry titled, Skull Kitchen Hanger!
Read all about her project here:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=319579.0

Check out the blog featuring a few of the other entries as well!  http://www.craftster.org/blog/?p=3916

9/7/09 - Time to vote!  Scroll up for the poll...
Browse all the challenge entries here:

9/1/09 - The entry board is open!  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=430.0

Since the first two rounds of the Dollar Store Challenge were so popular, we decided to go for a Round 3!

Oh, dollar store fun!  You never know what craziness you're going to find in those random aisles.  Your challenge this month is to make something fabulous, and hopefully totally unexpected, out of items you buy at a dollar store that cost a total $10 or less.

You can also use traditional craft supplies glue, thread, etc., but the main focal point of the project should be what you buy at the dollar store.

If you're not located in the U.S., you can spend the equivalent of $10 USD in your own currency.


  • Post your craft during the period of Sep 1 - Sep 5 2009. No sooner.  No later. On Sep 1 there will be a special folder created for entries.
  • Voting will happen from Sep 6 - Sep 12 2009.
  • Each participant can enter ONE project (Although your entry can have multiple components to it).


It's probably impossible to know whether your project is 100% original and has never been posted on Craftster or made by anyone else in the past.  But if your project was definitely inspired by something you've seen before, then just give credit to that project.


At the end, I'll set up a poll right here and the first place winner will get...

(1) their project in the Featured Projects area
(2) their project in the Craftster Blog

And this prize (winner can receive prize in U.S. or non-U.S.):

Any one item from one of Craftster's online shops!



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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2009 07:30:05 PM »

YAY! I am so excited! I joined Craftster right before the last challenge and was not confident enough to post anything, but this time! This time, the game is on! I cannot wait.....

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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2009 07:40:56 PM »

Aw, I wish this ended a month later.  I have a dollar store near campus that I love...  Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2009 08:31:37 PM »

this time i will finish on time xD

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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2009 09:29:44 PM »

I might try this out.

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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2009 09:37:53 PM »

One question- is this limited to things at the Dollar Store, or can we use things from the dollar aisle at places like Target? I have several dollar stores, so it won't be a problem for me, but I've seen that question in the past.
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2009 08:15:11 AM »

This sounds like so much fun, I can't wait. Procrastination will not get in my way, this time. I will make the deadline, I will, I will. -D-
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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2009 09:22:11 AM »

I think this is a challenge I may have to jump in to.Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2009 01:45:41 PM »

I cant wait to get started, I have a few great ideas
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