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Is your wallet looking a little empty these days? Ours, too. And for many of us, it's hard to navigate life — let alone the holidays — on a tight budget. That's where DIY projects come in. They're a great way to give someone a meaningful gift without having to turn your pockets inside out. To prove our point, we put our brain and our fingers to work to create these three ultra-cute, easy-to-do projects that only cost $15 a piece but look way more expensive. So, get out those beads and get your paint pens ready. We've got three super-cute DIYs you'll have a hard time giving away.
DIY by Christy Kurtz; Photographed by Shanita Sims
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