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Easter Eggs by the Dozen: Easter Centerpiece

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Paper Cat-Girl Costume

Steps:15
Materials
  • 3 packages (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in orange
  • Scissors
  • 1 roll orange crepe-paper streamer
  • 1 roll black crepe-paper streamer
  • Orange thread
  • Black seam binding or ribbon
  • Four 8 1/2-by-11-inch sheets black construction paper
  • Black rickrack, for headband
  • Orange 3/4-inch elastic, for headband
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Paper Pumpkin Costume

Steps:27
Materials
  • 3 packages (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in orange
  • 1 package (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in black
  • Scissors
  • Floral wire
  • Thread, in orange and black
  • Sewing machine
  • White tissue paper, for stuffing
  • Seam binding, or ribbon, in orange and black
  • Craft glue
  • Black rickrack
  • 1 roll green crepe-paper streamer
  • Pencil
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Wriggling Snake Wreath

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Dreadfully sophisticated and shockingly fun, a wreath wriggling with snakes hung on the front door gets Halloween off to a screaming start.
Materials
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Vinyl snakes, orientaltrading.com
  • Floral wire, 20-gauge, save-on-crafts.com
  • Black water-based spray paint, in Shock Black by Montana Gold, dickblick.com
  • 18-inch grapevine wreath, save-on-crafts.com
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Deranged Halloween Centerpiece

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Pressed-Leaf Halloween Cards and Gift Tags

Steps:4
Today's chore -- raking the front yard -- is tomorrow's cheer when you turn pressed foliage into greeting cards or gift tags for bags of candy. Then you can let the wind (or really, the letter carrier or the Halloween spirit) carry them away.
Materials
  • Fresh leaves
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Spray adhesive
  • Colored paper or note cards
  • Hole punch
  • Ribbon
  • Bag of candy
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Silver Mesh Beaded Napkin Rings

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Rocket Favor Packaging

Steps:4
Send your guests to the moon with these lively rockets. They make playful favor packages for an Independence Day bash or a child's summer birthday. And constructing them is a snap -- no rocket science required.
Materials
  • Rocket Crackers Clip Art
  • 8 1/2-by-11-inch heavyweight matte paper
  • Double-sided tape
  • 8-by-5 1/2-inch pieces of white tissue paper
  • White twine
  • Hot-glue gun
  • American Starlights Candy
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Finger-Painted Eggs

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