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Winter

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Harvest Wreath

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It may be too soon for boughs of holly, but now is just the moment for a crisp-as-fall wreath made with artfully layered dried cornhusks. We hung ours over an antique mirror using golden satin ribbon, secured at the top with tacks Small gourds, interspersed with candles and berries, complete the display.
Materials
  • 4 or 5 bags dried cornhusks (8 ounces each)
  • 18-inch straw wreath form
  • U-pins
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Custom Candy Container

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Wrapping Gift Cards

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Gift cards are a great present that can make gift giving much easier, especially for those hard-to-buy-for people on your list. Instead of just putting the gift in a greeting card, add a special personalized touch by making one of these unique gift-card holders yourself.
Materials
  • Envelope
  • Glue stick
  • Fabric
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue
  • Adhesive-backed label
  • Ribbon
  • Ornament templates one and two
  • Pencil and pen
  • Red paper
  • Paintbrush
  • Glitter
  • Hole punch
  • String
  • Name tag
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Felt Tree Bottle Covers

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Next time you give a bottle of wine as a gift, dress it up with these lovely felt tree bottle covers.
Materials
  • Tree template one
  • Tree template two
  • 1/2 yard (or 2 packs) felt
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine and thread
  • Pencil
  • Pinking shears or straightedge shears
  • Decorative embellishments (bells, rhinestones, garland)
  • Fabri-tac glue
  • Wine bottle
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Outdoor Lighting: Icicles

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Boot Rack

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Wreath Hanger

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Wreaths add flair to virtually any room, but hanging them on doors or armoires with nails or tacks can ruin the wood. Using decorative copper hangers that hook over your doors is one way to solve this problem.
Materials
  • 16-ounce 18-by-1-inch strip of copper, or 16-ounce copper sheet
  • Metal ruler (optional)
  • Utility knife (optional)
  • Brayer (optional)
  • Silicon-carbide sandpaper
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Electric Candles

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When it comes to decorative outdoor lighting, let the architecture and landscape of your house -- along with your imagination and our ideas -- guide you.
Materials
  • Plug-in or battery-powered candle
  • Measuring tape
  • Utility knife
  • Sheets of beeswax
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Candy Cane Reindeer

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