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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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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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Tulip Egg Basket

A brunch gets a splash of orange with baskets of French tulips -- when closed, the flowers evoke ...
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Compact-Disc Card

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Glittered Pumpkin Centerpiece

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Creepy Snakes

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These homemade snakes are the perfect addition to your front porch this Halloween.
Materials
  • Gray pipe insulation: four 3-foot pieces for $2.76, by Thermwell, from Home Depot
  • Yellow map tacks
  • 1.5-inch nails
  • Permanent marker
  • White acrylic paint
  • Red paper
  • Green spray paint
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Handmade Holiday Gift: Papier-Mache Pull Toys

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Materials
  • Elephant template
  • Squirrel template
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Craft glue
  • Papier-mache mix (Activa Fast Mache or Celluclay)
  • Creative Paperclay
  • Fine-grit sandpaper
  • Acrylic paint in a variety of colors
  • 1/4-inch wooden dowel
  • Nontoxic water-based polyurethane
  • 1/2-inch poplar board
  • Craft saw
  • Drill
  • Wood wheels and axles
  • Wood glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Additional items for the elephant: Two wooden circles for ears
  • Wire
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Stick-On Stars

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