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    Thrifty Gifty: Romance in a Jar

    In this tutorial, find out how to make a special gift for Valentine's Day. February 6, 2018 by Sheri Pavlovi?
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    Faith & Friends
    This year, give the gift of thrifty love for Valentine’s Day and create some heartfelt and oh-so-quirky romance jars:

    Step 1

    Grab a jar from your recycling bin, remove the label and give it a thorough clean.

    Two jars

    Step 2

    Purchase a fabulous, unique gift for your valentine at your local Salvation Army thrift store.

    A tie and a necklace

    Step 3

    Neatly pack your gift(s) into the jar.

    Two jars filled with crepe paper

    Step 4

    Embellish the jar with decorative bits from around the house and present it to your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day.

    Two decorated jars

    Sheri Pavlović is the do-it-yourself diva behind the Confessions of a Refashionista book series, channel and blog, which are full of step-by-step upcycling tutorials for everything from clothing and accessories to home décor. She is also a creative expert for The Salvation Army’s thrift stores. Find a thrift store near you at

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