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Winter

Explore 1797 recipes, 325 projects, 184 articles, 187 galleries, 86 videos, and more

Mini Shopping Bags

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Fancy little totes filled with small presents -- gift cards, cash, jewelry, and other trinkets -- might make Scrooge himself smile. Wrap the gift in tissue paper before tucking it inside, and don't forget to add a tiny tag.
Materials
  • Red Stripes clip art
  • Pink and Red Waves clip art
  • White, Green, and Red clip art
  • Holly clip art
  • Snowflake clip art
  • Ruler
  • Bone folder
  • Double-sided tape
  • Craft glue
  • Waxed twine
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Cast-Hand Craft

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Sea Urchin Jellyfish Ornaments

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Cranberry Bead Wreath

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A fresh cranberry wreath will last just one Christmas, but this beaded version can be used year after year.
Materials
  • 8-inch tubular Styrofoam wreath form
  • Red nail polish
  • Red seam binding
  • Red druk beads in 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, and 12mm sizes (we used approximately 200 of each size)
  • Flat-head straight pins (one for each bead)
  • White craft glue
  • Styrofoam strip
  • 2 yards of red satin ribbon
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Quilled Valentine Cards: Open Hearts

Quilling, or paper filigree, is the art of creating intricate shapes from strips of paper. Glue ...
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Hanukkah Candles

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Give your celebration a special glow with these hand-rolled candles, made from sheets of beeswax in the subtlest shades of ivory, butter yellow, and deep olive. Make a set for yourself, and make more to give as holiday gifts that are both pretty and useful; during the eight days of Hanukkah, a total of forty-four candles are lit.
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Noble Fir and Eucalyptus Wreath

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Jingle-Bell Dog Collar

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This regal, handmade dog collar is adorned with festive bells for Christmas.
Materials
  • Flexible tape measure
  • Antique 3-inch wide silk-taffeta ribbon
  • 1-inch-wide satin ribbon
  • Disappearing-ink pen
  • Iron
  • Straight pins
  • Sewing machine and sewing supplies
  • 6 medium-size jingle bells
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From the Garden: Sylvan Reverie

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