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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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Burlap Leaf Bag and Garden Kit

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This burlap leaf bag and garden kit will make a wonderful handmade gift for the gardener in your life.
Materials
  • 3 yards of open-weave natural (jute) burlap cloth
  • Strong twine and needle, or sewing machine and cotton thread
  • Wooden button or bead
  • Linen strip
  • Scissors
  • Potting container
  • Small flowerpots
  • Assorted gardening items
  • Evergreen clippings
  • Cellophane
  • Ribbon
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Pinecone Frame

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Materials
  • To add a holiday flourish to your pinecone frame, cut a piece of ribbon to the desired length. Attach adhesive-backed Velcro to the back of the frame and the corresponding pieces to the ribbon. The ribbon is purely decorative; the picture will still be hung from the wire.
  • D-rings, for hanging (optional)
  • Foam brush
  • Craft glue
  • Small pinecones
  • Clear acrylic spray
  • Wire, for hanging
  • Adhesive-backed Velcro (optional)
  • Ribbon, for hanging (optional)
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