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Crepe-Paper Bells

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Striped Soaps

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Delight someone with a fresh-scented and boldly striped soap. Purchase clear and white glycerin soap at a crafts store. Use a mini loaf pan as a mold; each "loaf" of soap requires 2 cups of each soap and yields six bars of soap.
Materials
  • Glycerin
  • Peppermint oil
  • Glycerin
  • Plastic spoon
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Oak-Leaf Cornucopia

Steps:7
Materials
  • Spray primer in white
  • 18-inch cornucopia basket
  • Floral spray in brilliant gold
  • Acorns, gourds, and oak leaves
  • T pin or thin awl
  • 6-inch lengths of fine gold or copper wire
  • Paintbrush and soft-bristle brush
  • Size liquid adhesive
  • Cotton gloves
  • Faux gold leaf
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Floral tape in brown
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Shamrock Potato Print

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Here's a quick way to add a bit of Irish spirit to a St. Patrick's Day meal: green shamrocks made with rustic potato prints. This project can be started and finished while a stew is simmering in an oven, so consider printing these cheerful good-luck symbols on napkins, place mats made from masking paper, and place cards.
Materials
  • Potatoes
  • Heart-shaped cookie cutter
  • Scalloping scissors
  • Paring knife
  • Masking paper (available at auto-supply stores)
  • Green ink pad
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Felt Beads, Velvet Cherries and Crab Apples

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Bread-Box Silver Chest

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Lilies and Needles Centerpiece

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New Butterfly Costume

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Once you have a basic pair of wings, you can embellish them to create many different costumes.
Materials
  • Kraft paper
  • 18-gauge steel wire
  • Black tape
  • Butterfly wings template
  • Duct tape
  • Panty hose
  • Colored Halloween hair spray
  • Plastic gems
  • Glue gun
  • Clear elastic (1 foot)
  • Black headband
  • Black pipe cleaners
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