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Fall Table Decorations with David Monn

Steps:7
These simple ideas for decorating a table for a fall get-together use items that are easy to find and affordable.
Materials
  • For Leaf Cascade: Monofilament
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Pressed leaves
  • Magna-Tac glue
  • Thumbtacks
  • Spackle or toothpaste (for repairs)
  • For Burlap Tablecloth: burlap
  • Scissors
  • For Fringed Napkin: Burlap or linen
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Crochet hook (optional)
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Pumpkin Patch Creatures

Steps:5
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Oak-Leaf Bowl

Steps:4
Susie Essman chats with Martha about her new animated movie, "Bolt," and shows you how to transform flat pieces of felt into oak-leaf bowls.
Materials
  • Oak-leaf bowl template
  • Card stock
  • Scissors
  • Wool tweed
  • Fusible webbing
  • Felt
  • Iron
  • Disappearing-ink pen
  • Sewing machine
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Halloween Crackers

Steps:3
Trick-or-treaters will arrive at your door in droves when you put a new twist on a traditional Christmas treat and create Halloween crackers.
Materials
  • Paper-towel roll, cut in half
  • Crepe paper in assorted colors
  • Double-sided tape
  • Scissors
  • Plastic spider rings
  • Assorted candies, such as jellybeans, sour balls, and candy corn
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Haunted Halloween Village

Steps:8
Materials
  • Pumpkin
  • Knife, for carving
  • Spoon or ice cream scoop
  • China marker
  • Utility knife, straight-blade knife, or small saw
  • Cheesecloth
  • Toothpick
  • Construction paper (optional)
  • Wire (optional)
  • Double-sided tape
  • Small Halloween toys (optional)
  • Fine-gauge or copper wire
  • Votive candle
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Black Magic Pumpkins

Steps:5
These puckish pumpkins with their paint-blackened rinds and orange-gold interiors, thumb their carved noses at traditional jack-o'-lanterns.
Materials
  • Pumpkins
  • Miniature carving saw
  • Plaster scraper
  • Masking tape
  • Black floral spray
  • Battery-powered light
  • Needle tool or awl
  • Waxed paper Straight pins
  • Pumpkin carving template
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Spider Squash

Steps:5
What would Halloween be without a macabre evocation of the denizens of the night? These multilegged creatures rise up from the damp earth and moss to skitter across cold stones.
Materials
  • Dark-color squash
  • Spider template
  • Scissors
  • Keyhole saw
  • Fleshing tool
  • Masking tape
  • Awl
  • Linoleum cutter set
  • Strand of 25 miniature outdoor lights
  • Glass jar
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Green Silk Leaves

Steps:3
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Bewitching Tree Decoration

Scare up fun at a Halloween party with a centerpiece that displays favor bags and seasonal ...
Scare up fun at a Halloween party with a centerpiece that displays favor bags and seasonal ornaments. Branches hold evil-eyed black cats and jolly jack-'o-lanterns fashioned from paper, as well as candy-filled bags for guests to bring back to their lairs. 
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Cookie-Cutter Pumpkins

Steps:3
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