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Toadstool Pumpkins

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Nestle the toadstools among rocks and trees, and add a jack-o'-lantern and snail. Your yard will be set for Halloween visitors.
Materials
  • Keyhole saw (lowes.com)
  • Variety of pumpkins and winter squashes, both tall and round (available at farmers' markets and Whole Foods)
  • Fleshing tool (7ceramic.com)
  • Wooden skewers
  • Linoleum cutter (speedballart.com)
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Embellishing Chocolate Easter Eggs

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Photo Family Tree

Steps:3
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Custom Holiday Napkins

Steps:6
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Musty Wreath Relic

Steps:3
No one will dare darken your doorstep while this aging, spider-infested wreath hangs over it. The secret is reindeer moss, actually a lichen, available at crafts stores and garden centers.
Materials
  • Hot-glue
  • Moss
  • Styrofoam wreath form
  • Monofilament
  • Craft glue
  • Plastic spiders
  • Black glitter
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Planting Bulbs and Embellishing

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Reindeer Pop-Up Card

Steps:4
Spread holiday cheer with this one-of-a-kind holiday card from pop-up book artists Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart.
Materials
  • Template one
  • Template two
  • Template three
  • Brown medium-weight paper, for legs
  • Silver or bone-colored medium-weight paper, for antlers
  • Colored medium-weight paper, for ornaments
  • Knitting needle or bone folder
  • Utility knife
  • Card
  • White glue
  • Silver thread
  • Mini hole-punch
  • 5-by-7-inch envelope
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Sparkling Centerpiece

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Trick-or-Treat Bags

Steps:14
These clever trick-or-treat bags are simple to construct and help keep children safe because they glow in the dark.
Materials
  • Bat template
  • Ghost template
  • Ghost window template
  • Spider template
  • Spider web template
  • Brown paper bag (approximately 13 by 10 inches long and 5 inches deep)
  • Glue
  • Glow tape, 1/2 inch in width, such as JVCC GLW GLow In the Dark Tape, amazon.com 
  • Craft knife
  • Mini Slinkies
  • White duct tape
  • Screw hole punch, marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Reflective fabric
  • Black fun foam
  • Black duct tape
  • Chip board
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Costumes with Wings

Steps:10
A basic pair of wings can serve as the basis for many different costumes.
Materials
  • Kraft paper
  • 18-gauge steel wire
  • Black tape
  • Bat wings template
  • Fairy wings template
  • Dragonfly wings template
  • Duct tape
  • Black spiderweb tights, for bat costume
  • Colored Halloween "hair spray"
  • Plastic gems
  • Glue gun
  • Clear elastic (1 foot)
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