DIY Project Blogs

Between the supplies and materials, DIY projects can quickly get costly. Use these money-saving tips for crafts, projects and recipes for any occasion.


October 14, 2020

Halloween 2020 Survey Results

Gift Card Granny conducted a survey to determine how many users plan on participating in Halloween this year. 2,373 US-based consumers who have visited responded. We asked users about their Halloween plans, candy budget, costume preference, and favorite Halloween treats. Keep reading to find out the results of our Halloween survey. Halloween Survey 2020 We asked Granny users the following questions: Will you celebrate Halloween this year? Based …

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July 28, 2020

5 Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping

Updated 7/28/2020 Deal finders love back to school season. It is the best time of year to buy school supplies, electronics, and office supplies. Not only can you stock up for your children but you can also take this time to restock home offices or small businesses. Don’t miss out on this opportunity time to save money! Use Coupons: Visit websites like …

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June 19, 2020

Celebrate The 4th of July With These Party Ideas

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was officially approved, making America a free nation. As our national holiday, the 4th of July is a day Americans honor, treasure, and celebrate in a variety of ways. From parades to picnics to fireworks, the 4th of July has always involved people coming together to celebrate. While your Independence Day plans might differ this year than in …

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March 24, 2020

Non-perishable Foods And How To Utilize Them

If you can’t get to the store or you’re on a tight budget, check your kitchen cupboard for non-perishable foods. These items can be used in a variety of ways and they are an excellent addition to any kitchen. What foods are non-perishable? These foods don’t require refrigeration and are commonly found in a kitchen cupboard or pantry. They are requested during food drives because they last …

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February 10, 2020

Cheap (And Ridiculously Easy) DIY Valentine's Day Gifts

Are your credit card bills still feeling the aftermath from the holiday season? Instead of piling up those bills, keep costs low this Valentine’s Day and get crafty with DIY projects. These inexpensive and easy handmade gifts are sure to put a smile on anyone’s face. Lemon Drops Jar A cute twist on non-traditional candies for Valentine’s Day. …

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September 3, 2019

5 Ways To Get Cheap Halloween Candy

Halloween candy can be an expensive, added cost to your budget. But that doesn't mean you should be the only person on the block who's not handing out treats! Plan ahead and follow these tips to …

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November 28, 2018

DIY: Holiday Gifts For Less

Updated 11/9/2020 The holidays can be pricey. Especially when you’re buying for friends, cousins, uncles and Aunt Hilda who was twice removed. If you had to guess, how much do you spend on presents? A 2019 Gallup study found that the average American is projected to spend around $942 on gifts for the holiday season. But who says you need to drop a …

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December 13, 2017

Snag Last Minute Online Deals With These 4 Tips

Updated 11/9/2020 So, you totally lost track of the days in December and you’re starting to panic since you haven’t even started to Christmas shop. (Guilty!) Fortunately, we’re not alone and many retailers are pulling through to give us one last chance at some serious savings. Here’s four ways to cash in on last minute deals: 1. Shop Green Monday: Green Monday is the third largest …

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