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Glittered Pop-Up Place Cards

These glitter-embellished cards will make your table twinkle in candlelight.
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Creepy Crates

Steps:4
Assemble a tableau straight out of a spooky movie. The animals in this witch's latest shipment seem to have escaped their crates and are inhabiting these ghostly green pumpkins.
Materials
  • Wooden open-top boxes, 16-by-12-by-11 inches, knock-down style, by Poole and Sons, woodthings.com
  • Number and letter stencils, 2 inches, by Hy-Ko Products, acehardwaresuperstore.com
  • Dark-gray and black acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Masking tape
  • Sponge brush
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Graveyard Place Cards

Steps:4
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Golden-Cedar Wreath

Steps:5
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Mistletoe Kissing Ball

Steps:2
You can deck the halls with all kinds of evergreens, but only one plant evokes such a passionate response. Let mistletoe serve as a gentle reminder, amid the holiday hubbub, to take a momentary respite for romance.
Materials
  • 24-gauge wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • 4 1/2-inch-diameter floral-foam ball
  • Mistletoe
  • Small silver, white, or pale-blue beads
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Spider Princess Costume

Steps:17
Materials
  • 3 packages (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in black
  • 1 package (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in white
  • Tape measure or ruler
  • Scissors
  • Thread, in black and white
  • Sewing machine
  • Straight pins
  • Black seam binding or ribbon
  • Black Velcro fastener
  • Black 3/4-inch elastic, for headband
  • Toy spider
  • Black yarn, for spiderweb cape
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Colorful Glittered Bird Ornaments

Steps:3
The crowning glories of our Asian-Inspired Christmas Tree tree are the birds -- coated in glitter and grouped in flocks of like colors.
Materials
  • Birds (B&J Florist Supply)
  • Fine glitter (Martha Stewart Crafts, from Michaels)
  • Shard-glass glitter (artglitter.com)
  • White craft glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Spoon
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